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26 Firefighters rescue a trapped resident in a home in Happy Valley
Thursday September 7, 2017, 1:42 AM
At 3:46 am this morning Clackamas Fire District 1 responded to a residential fire in the 9000 block of Top O 'Scott St., Happy Valley. Upon arrival, crews were met by two people who had gotten out of the home and reported there was still a female inside of the home on the second floor. Heavy fire an ... [More]    
27 Salem Police teams with Salem Health to promote awareness in September
Thursday September 7, 2017, 1:41 AM
The tragedy of suicide is one experienced by families in our community. In Salem, police, medical and mental health services frequently work hand-in-hand in response to those who have or are considering taking their life. Fittingly, Salem Police and Salem Health are working hand-in-hand to raise awa ... [More]    
28 Fatality Collision in Salmon Creek claims life of Ridgefield Man
Thursday September 7, 2017, 1:40 AM
On 9/6/2017 at 1656 hours, Fire, EMS and CCSO responded to the report of a single vehicle collision in the 15400 block of NE 20th Avenue in Salmon Creek. The involved vehicle, a 1993 Ford Escort hatchback, failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway, left the roadway and collided head-on with a concr ... [More]    
29 Oregon Record Poor Air Quality
Sunday September 3, 2017, 1:12 AM
Oregon Record Poor Air Quality
Portland's air is moderately bad, but in Grants Pass a few days ago, it had the worst in the country.

Portland's air currently had an Air Quality Index of 64, which is measured at moderate. Usually, Portland's air is at the "good" level of 0-50. While this air quality hardly compares to the ... [More]    

30 Robbery at Mall Jewelry Store
Sunday September 3, 2017, 1:03 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - At approximately 12:50 p.m., 3 suspects entered the Ben Bridge Jewelers at the Washington Square Mall in Tigard and made off with merchandise taken from a display case. Initially, Tigard Police received reports of possible gunshots fired however as police arrived within minutes an ... [More]    
31 Lebanon Man Dies from Farming Accident
Sunday September 3, 2017, 1:02 AM
Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports today at 12:14 p.m., Linn County Sheriff's Office 9-1-1 Dispatch Center received a call to assist the Lebanon Fire Department with a farming accident in the 42000 block of Green Mountain Drive, northeast of Lebanon.

Deputies learned Robert Leeland Pro ... [More]    

32 Family Escapes With Escape Ladder
Wednesday August 30, 2017, 1:01 AM
Family Escapes With Escape Ladder
PORTLAND, Oregon - Just before 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, a family realized that they had a fire in their house. The father began yelling for everyone to get to safety, however the family's middle son was upstairs and the fire was in a room at the foot of those stairs. Fortunately, the family had a plan ... [More]    
33 California Woman killed in crash on hwy 97 In Deschutes County
Saturday August 26, 2017, 10:19 PM
California Woman killed in crash on hwy 97 In  Deschutes County
On August 25, 2017, at approximately 3:30 PM the Oregon State Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Hwy 97 near milepost 158 southbound in Deschutes County.

The preliminary investigation has determined that 58 year old VANWORTH, Pamela of Klamath Falls, was operating a 2004 Scion XB ... [More]    

34 AMR Reach and Treat Team Rescues Injured Hiker
Saturday August 26, 2017, 10:16 PM
Shortly after 10:00 am this morning the Reach & Treat Team from American Medical Response (AMR) was requested to assist Multnomah County responders with an injured hiker above Elowah Falls, near Ainsworth State Park. The falls are located near Warrendale in the Columbia River Gorge, east of Portland ... [More]    
35 SWAT Team Surrounds Residence in Portland
Saturday August 26, 2017, 10:15 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday August 26, 2017, at 5:23 p.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team (GET) officers responded to the 13000 block of Northeast Prescott Drive on the report of people with warrants at a house in the neighborhood.

Officers arrived in the area and learned there ... [More]    

36 Serial Car Thief Arrested in Northeast Portland on Thursday
Saturday August 26, 2017, 9:47 AM
Serial Car Thief Arrested in Northeast Portland on Thursday
The previous release provided an incorrect website address for crime prevention information. The Office of Neighborhood Involvement website may be accessed by visiting A car prowl prevention handout, provided by the Office of Neighborhood Involvement, is located ... [More]    
37 Albany Woman Killed in a Pedestrian Crash near Newport
Saturday August 26, 2017, 9:43 AM
On August 25,2017 at approximately 3:45pm, Oregon State Police troopers responded a fatal traffic crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian occurred on US Highway 101 near milepost 147.

The pedestrian, identified as Deborah L. Samples, age 64, from Albany, attempted to cross the highway w ... [More]    

38 Fatal Crash Highway 20 near Burnt Woods Claims Life of Philomath Man
Saturday August 26, 2017, 9:42 AM
On 8/25/2017 at approximately 12:41pm, Oregon State Police troopers from the Newport Patrol Office responded to a three vehicle fatal traffic crash on US Highway 20 near milepost 29.

The Preliminary investigation indicates an eastbound 2017 Dodge Durango was traveling eastbound when for un ... [More]    

39 Solar eclipse to move across Oregon
Monday August 21, 2017, 8:06 AM
Solar eclipse to move across Oregon
PORTLAND, Oregon - With thrilling cosmic clockwork, the moon will pass in front of the sun Monday, casting a 70-mile-wide shadow that will sweep across the United States from coast to coast, giving millions along the "path of totality" a chance to marvel at one of nature's grandest spectacles, a tot ... [More]    
40 The American Red Cross Relocates Bookings Shelter to Gold Beach
Monday August 21, 2017, 7:56 AM
The American Red Cross continues to provide shelter and aid to people displaced by wildfires throughout Oregon.

The Red Cross shelter, established because of level 3 evacuations due to the Chetco Bar Fire in Curry County, has moved from Brookings to Gold Beach, Oregon.

The new shel ... [More]    

41 Attempted Armed Robbery in Waldport- Suspect in Custody
Monday August 21, 2017, 7:56 AM
On August 20th, 2017 at approximately 7:22 PM, Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a reported armed robbery at a restaurant in the 100 block of NW Highway 101 in Waldport. 911 calls reported that a man brandished a firearm and demanded money from the restaurant. A witness reported t ... [More]    
42 Stabbing, Shootings and Crash in SE Portland
Monday August 21, 2017, 7:55 AM
The suspect in a stabbing, shooting and vehicle crash that required nine people be transported to the hospital; two for gunshot injuries and seven because of injuries sustained during a car crash, has been identified as 20-year-old Vesther J.J. Brown. Brown was lodged in the Multnomah County Jail on ... [More]    
43 Are You Ready For A Total Eclipse Of The Sun?
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 6:10 PM
Are You Ready For A Total Eclipse Of The Sun?
Total Solar Eclipse. On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to a total eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature's most awe-inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse.

A million people may flock to Oregon over the coming week to vie ... [More]    

44 Governor Kate Brown Signs Reproductive Health Equity Act
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 4:55 PM
Governor Kate Brown today signed the nation's most progressive reproductive health policy into law. The Reproductive Health Equity Act (House Bill 3391) is the first legislation in the United States to comprehensively address systemic barriers to accessing reproductive health care, expanding coverag ... [More]    
45 Two Female Hikers Die Near Timberline Lodge
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 3:38 AM
Two Female Hikers Die Near Timberline Lodge
MT HOOD - Two Hikers, Emma C. Place and Emily D. Lang apparently fell to their deaths off a cliff along the Pacific Crest Trail on Mount Hood.

At approximately 5:46 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, passing hikers called 911 to report that they had seen the bodies of two women who apparently ... [More]    

46 Kidnapping Phone Fraud Targets Washington County
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 3:32 AM
August 14, 2017 -- Deputies took several reports today from county residents who received phone calls in which the caller claimed to have kidnapped a family member and demanded money.

On Monday, August 14, 2017, several county residents called the Washington County Sheriff's Office to repor ... [More]    

47 Man posing as a police sergeant attempts to scam money
Tuesday August 15, 2017, 3:31 AM
GRESHAM, Ore.-- The Gresham Police Department received several inquiries today from local businesses, concerned about calls from "Gresham Police Sergeant Jason Cook" and "Lieutenant Finley." A man, calling from a local number, identified himself as part of the "Civil Division" and told the potential ... [More]    
48 10-month-old Sweet Home Girl Dies
Sunday August 13, 2017, 7:34 AM
Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports that his detectives, in conjunction with investigators from the Sweet Home Police Department, are currently investigating the suspicious death of a 10-month-old girl from the Sweet Home area.

The death occurred at 8:45 this morning, at Doernbecher Chi ... [More]    

49 Shooting Investigation Underway at Downtown's Crystal Ballroom
Saturday August 12, 2017, 7:33 AM
On Saturday August 12, 2017, at 12:41 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of gunshot heard inside the Crystal Ballroom, located at 1332 West Burnside Street.

As officers were responding to the scene, they received additional information that the shooting was inside the c ... [More]    

50 Single Vehicle Fatal Crash on Highway 126E Lane County
Friday August 11, 2017, 7:30 AM
Single Vehicle Fatal Crash on Highway 126E Lane County
On August 9, 2017, at about 4:25 p.m., Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on Highway 126E, east of Vida in Lane County.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2001 Ford Explorer was eastbound when for unknown reasons, left the roadway and s ... [More]