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1 Locked And Unloaded: Safe Gun Storage Laws Could Come To Oregon
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:58 PM
In his Portland, Oregon, home, Austin Meyers stands in front of his gun safe and explains how he stores his ammo, his pistols and his rifle.

He puts a cable lock on his matte Glock handgun, about to demonstrate how fast he could unlock it and load a magazine if he had to in an emergency. ... [More]    

2 Funding Removeal of 17 Mentally Ill Patients Found Improper
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:55 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon -A non-profit organization who raised concerns helped overturn contractor Kepro's decision to force 17 severely mentally ill patients out of state-funded residential facilities.

The Oregon Health Authority had hired the Pennsylvania-based contractor Kepro to review the case ... [More]    

3 Made in Oregon: Cannabis Seeds Available at Oregon Dispensaries
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:50 PM
Growing cannabis is a lot of fun, and if you wish to break free and try your hand at cultivation, a number of breeders are doing the work to make world-class genetics available in seed form through Oregon’s dispensaries.

The offerings are impressive and span heritage, Pacific Northwest stapl ... [More]    

4 Oregon Likely to Become the First in the Nation to Adopt Statewide Rent Control
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:47 PM
As home and rental prices rise across the country, more and more locales are giving serious consideration to a policy long denounced by economists: rent control. That includes Oregon, which increasingly looks likely to become the first state in the country to adopt rent control statewide.

"W ... [More]    

5 Permalink Robert Lee West sentenced to 23 years in prison for killing his wife
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:20 PM
Permalink Robert Lee West sentenced to 23 years in prison for killing his wife
PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that 29-year-old Robert Lee West received a 23 year prison sentence for killing Ms. Lila Streeter.

Multiple family members of Ms. Streeter addressed the court during Friday’s sentencing. Ms. Streeter’s siste ... [More]    

6 Measles outbreak In Vancouver Aea and Flu concerns
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:15 PM
Measles outbreak In Vancouver Aea and Flu concerns
Vancouver, Wash. – Clark County Council Chair Eileen Quiring declared on Friday a public health emergency in response to the measles outbreak.

The process is necessary to ensure Public Health has adequate resources to continue its response. The declaration enables Public Health to have acces ... [More]    

7 Attempt to Elude Suspect Arrested After K9 Track
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:13 PM
n January 18, 2019 at 2:38 p.m. an alert community member called 911 to report a suspected DUII driver. The community member reported the driver was driving erratically, endangering the other motoring traffic. Beaverton Police officers located the suspected DUII driver near SW Murray/SW 6th in Bea ... [More]    
8 Firefighters control House Fire on Cornelius Pass Road in Multnomah County
Tuesday January 15, 2019, 12:33 AM
Firefighters control House Fire on Cornelius Pass Road in Multnomah County
At 2:30 p.m. today, multiple callers to 911 reported a house on fire in the 14000 block of Northwest Cornelius Pass Road, north of Skyline Boulevard in Multnomah County. Firefighters from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue and Hillsboro Fire & Rescue arrived approximately 10 minutes after being dispatche ... [More]    
9 Erik Paulsen appointed to vacant City Council seat
Tuesday January 15, 2019, 12:29 AM
Erik Paulsen has been selected to fill a vacant seat on Vancouver City Council. The council made the appointment official with a vote during their Jan.14 meeting. Paulsen will take his oath of office on Jan. 28 at the regularly scheduled city council meeting at City Hall

“Thank you to all wh ... [More]    

10 Mother & Son Identified in Aloha Mobile Home Murder-Suicide
Sunday January 13, 2019, 9:44 PM
Mother & Son Identified in Aloha Mobile Home Murder-Suicide
PORTLAND, Oregon — The man and woman who were found dead in an Aloha mobile home park have been identified.

Deputies were called to the 6900 block of SW 195th at the Pine Ridge Mobile Home Park shortly after 5 p.m. Friday after a family member reported finding a man and woman dead inside of ... [More]    

11 Bicyclist killed in crash on Hwy 30 - Multnomah County
Sunday January 13, 2019, 8:59 PM
On Saturday, January 12, 2019 at approximately 1:35 P.M. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a report of a collision involving a commercial motor vehicle and a bicycle on Hwy 30 near milepost 17 in Multnomah County.

Preliminary investigation reveals that a commercial mot ... [More]    

12 Mother & child in stroller on crosswalk hit by driver
Sunday January 13, 2019, 8:39 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday shortly after 1 PM, police found a woman and her 18 month old child had been hit by a car as they used a crosswalk on Highway 101. The child's face was injured requiring medical attention from North Lincoln Fire & Rescue and Pacific West Ambulance.

The mother, ... [More]    

13 Fatal Crash near Seal Rock
Friday January 11, 2019, 2:18 PM
On Thursday, January 10, 2019 at about 8:45 pm, Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle fatal crash on US Hwy 101 near milepost 152, just south of Seal Rock.

Preliminary investigation revealed a blue 2001 Lexus SUV, operated by Patr ... [More]    

14 Child sex crimes investigation results in five-count indictment
Friday January 11, 2019, 2:17 PM
Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that a five-count indictment against 52-year-old Edward Stanley Rogers (AKA: “Ed Rogers” and “Ed S. Rogers”) was unsealed on January 10, 2019.

This case is being investigated by the Gresham Police Department and the Multnomah ... [More]    

15 Sex Offender Sentenced to 450 Months in Prison
Friday January 11, 2019, 2:17 PM
HILLSBORO, Ore.- On January 11, 2019, Nicky Lane Nolen was sentenced to 450 months in prison by Judge Oscar Garcia for child sex abuse. Nolen was convicted of Sodomy in the First Degree and eight counts of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree following a jury trial on October 5, 2018.

The case ... [More]    

16 34-year-old woman killed on sidewalk when motorist leave road
Tuesday January 8, 2019, 3:25 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, January 5, 2019, just before 3PM, 34-year-old Rachelle D. Cox, of Portland. was struck by a car that left the road and drove onto the sidewalk, strucking Cox.

Preliminary information suggests Cox was walking on a sidewalk next to Northeast Airport Way when the ... [More]    

17 Hwy 18 - Newberg/Dundee Bypass closed by crash
Tuesday January 8, 2019, 3:20 AM
NEWBERG, Oregon - Investigation shows that a 2006 Freightliner pulling two empty tanker trailers, operated by Andres Resendez (52) of Sheridan, was eastbound on the Newberg/Dundee bypass and a 2012 Freightliner pulling two trailers loaded with poultry cages (no poultry), operated by Daniel Green (45 ... [More]    
18 Jorge Beltran gets 12 year prison sentence for attempting to murder three Gresham teens
Friday January 4, 2019, 6:07 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced 27-year-old Jorge Beltran received a 12 year prison sentence after a jury found him guilty in August 2018 of attempting to murder three people inside a residence on October 14, 2017 in Gresham, Oregon.

Trial ... [More]    

19 Three Men sentenced for homicide of 17-year-old boy
Tuesday January 8, 2019, 9:38 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Friday, three men pleaded guilty and were sentenced to prison for killing 17-year-old Shawn Scott Jr.

Shawn Scott was killed on April 11, 2017, in Portland’s Holladay Park, near Lloyd Center. The homicide happened as Scott was being robbed at gunpoint for his artistic belt ... [More]    

20 Portland Police Officer Involved Shooting Investigation
Friday January 4, 2019, 4:41 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau continues to investigate a domestic violence incident and officer involved shooting that occurred during the evening of Wednesday, January 2, 2019. The involved member has been identified as Officer Onest Robert, a six-year-veteran of the Bureau. The off ... [More]    
21 Police want help Locating Missing Gresham Man
Friday January 4, 2019, 4:39 AM
Gresham, Oregon – Gresham Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 61-year-old man with a past traumatic brain injury. James Reynolds was last seen on foot today around 6 p.m. near 181st Ave. and Stark St. Reynolds has red hair, blue eyes, is approximately 6-feet-2-inches t ... [More]    
22 Governor Brown Supports Tighter Drunk-Driving Laws
Friday January 4, 2019, 4:38 AM
SALEM, Oregon - Governor Kate Brown has endorsed proposed laws to lower Oregon’s drunk-driving limit. Brown said she believes society will soon limit driving after consuming any amount of alcohol.

Brown she would help Senate President Peter Courtney pass legislation to lower the current .08 ... [More]    

23 Portland, Oregon hotel fires two after police eject black guest from lobby
Sunday December 30, 2018, 5:30 AM

An Oregon hotel said it had fired two employees for “mistreatment” of a black guest who was talking on his phone in the lobby when he was asked to leave.

Jermaine Massey accused the Do ... [More]    

24 Grants Pass man killed in two vehicle crash in Josephine County
Sunday December 30, 2018, 5:24 AM
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - On Saturday, December 29, 2018, at approximately 9:37 A.M.. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 238.

Police say that a Subaru Forester, operated by 34-year-old Eric Maddox of Grants Pass swerved to avoid a deer crossing th ... [More]    

25 Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Portland
Sunday December 30, 2018, 5:19 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday evening at 9:35 PM a crash involving a motorcyclist sent police and emergency medical responders found an adult mane lying on the roadway with serious injuries. He was taken to an area hospital by ambulance for life-threatening injuries.

Police say they believ ... [More]