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Oregon, Washington close all national forest sites, trails across 24M acres
Saturday March 28, 2020, 8:42 AM - (1)

This story is being offered free of charge as a public service. Please consider a subscription to the Statesman Journal so we can continue to offer stories like this. The Pacific Northwest is closing outdoor recreation on a scale never previously imagined. In the quest to contain COVID-19, a ... [More]

Oregon coronavirus cases rise to 414, death toll reaches 12 statewide
Saturday March 28, 2020, 8:39 AM - (2)

PORTLAND, OreGON – Health officials identified 98 more cases of coronavirus in Oregon on Friday, bringing the state’s total to 414. The Oregon health Authority also reported another death from COVID-19. So far, 12 people have died statewide from the virus. Oregon’s 12th COVID-19 death is an 82 ... [More]

Oregon City's Commissioners have declared a local state of emergency
Saturday March 28, 2020, 8:37 AM - (3)

Oregon City’s Commissioners have declared a local state of emergency on March 27, 2020 which takes effect immediately.

Taking this action allows City staff greater flexibility to address the hazards posed by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This is not a “public health emergency” declara ... [More]

Suspect Shoots, Kills Dog, Community Asked to Assist
Saturday March 28, 2020, 8:35 AM - (4)

A suspect shot and killed a dog as it was being walked by its caretaker, and the Gun Violence Reduction Team is requesting help from the community. On Friday, March 27, 2020 at 3:38p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to the report of a shooting at North Chautauqua Boulevard and North Wi ... [More]

Person Found Dead in Tigard Home After Fire (Photo)
Wednesday March 25, 2020, 7:24 AM - (5)

ust after noon, callers to 911 reported that a two-story home was engulfed in flames in the 11000 block of SW 109th Avenue in Tigard. Firefighters arrived within four minutes and began to attack the fire from the outside. (Click here to download video of firefighting efforts: ... [More]

Oregon Department of Revenue offices close, open for appointment only
Wednesday March 25, 2020, 7:16 AM - (6)

Salem, OR—The Oregon Department of Revenue is making temporary changes to protect taxpayers and staff and help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.

Beginning March 25, the Revenue Building in Salem and all regional field offices will close to the general public until fur ...

New Resource Center for Businesses Launched on City Website
Wednesday March 25, 2020, 7:12 AM - (7)

SHERWOOD, Oregon - With the new restrictions imposed by Governor Brown, the City of Sherwood has developed a new resource page for businesses and employees affected by the Covid-19 crisis on their city webpage. The new site provides a range of information and direct links to a variety of federal, s ... [More]

Governor Brown Getting Pressure to issue stay-at-home order
Monday March 23, 2020, 9:46 AM - (8)

SALEM, Oregon - Pressure continues to mount for Oregon Gov. Brown to call a statewide stay-at-home order as the coronavirus outbreak widens. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler appealed to the governor directly, calling on social media for a statewide order and saying he was ready to implement a Portland- ... [More]

Seaside Ordering Hotels to Shut Down, Limit Building Access throughout the City
Monday March 23, 2020, 8:28 AM - (9)

Seaside, Ore. – March 22, 2020 – In response to a heavy influx of visitors over the weekend during the COVID-19 pandemic emergency and by virtue of the passage of Resolution #3954, Section 2, passed on Saturday, March 21, the City of Seaside will be restricting access to all public buildings and all ... [More]

Crash on Lafayette Ave. in McMinnville Saturday
Monday March 23, 2020, 8:27 AM - (10)

On 3/21/2020 at 3:28 pm, McMinnville Officers and McMinnville Fire Department EMS responded to a crash involving a single motor vehicle and the operator of a motor assisted scooter in the 2100 block of NE Lafayette Avenue. Initial investigation reveals that the driver of a 2003 Nissan ... [More]

Police find man shot in arm at hospital
Saturday March 21, 2020, 7:17 AM - (11)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A victim was treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound after a shooting in the Montavilla Neighborhood. On Friday, March 20, 2020 at 9:11p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of shots being heard in the 8700 block of Northeast Hassalo Street. When off ... [More]

Oregon unemployment claims jump from 800 to 18,500 after 3 days of coronavirus layoffs
Thursday March 19, 2020, 11:12 AM - (12)

The layoffs surrounding the coronavirus outbreak are undoubtedly having an immediate impact on Oregon's economy, but right now officials aren't sure exactly how deep that impact will go. Oregon's Employment Department says the number of unemployment insurance claims rose from about 800 on Sunday ... [More]

$2,500 reward in Stan's Market Store Robbery
Thursday March 19, 2020, 11:00 AM - (13)

The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to identify a suspect involved in a July 2019 armed robbery. On Saturday July 13, 2019, at 8:40 a.m., Portland Police officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at Stan's Market, lo ... [More]

COVID-19 Related Business Layoffs, Closures, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Thursday March 19, 2020, 10:58 AM - (14)

The health and safety of workplaces is of utmost importance to the Oregon Employment Department, and the agency’s mission is to support business and promote employment. The Employment Department has guidance available to employers, workers, and job seekers impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus situat ... [More]

Clatsop County Sheriff Implements Protective Measures for COVID-19
Wednesday March 18, 2020, 8:08 AM - (15)

PRESS RELEASE The measures implemented by Governor Brown to slow and stop the spread of coronavirus have significantly impacted the lives of the citizens of our county and state. Through the Oregon State Sheriff’s Association, Sheriff’s around the state have been coordinating and sharing informa ... [More]

Oregon: Latest updates on coronavirus
Tuesday March 17, 2020, 10:18 AM - (16)

Oregon has confirmed 39 cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday, March 15. Nearly 600 people have tested negative for the virus, and another 182 tests are pending, according to the  [More]

Coronavirus hits veterans home in Oregon
Tuesday March 17, 2020, 9:48 AM - (17)

A veterans home in Oregon has been hit hard with the novel coronavirus, with all 14 cases in Linn County being linked to the Edward C. Allworth Veterans’ Home in Lebanon, according to local reports. The Oregonian reported that 13 residents at the home — 12 veterans and one veteran’s spouse — have ... [More]

Latest Oregon updates on coronavirus
Tuesday March 17, 2020, 9:43 AM - (18)

Oregon has confirmed 39 cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday, March 15. Nearly 600 people have tested negative for the virus, and another 182 tests are pending, according to the  [More]

Oregon FBI Tech Tuesday: Building a Digital Defense With Mobile Apps
Tuesday March 17, 2020, 9:37 AM - (19)

The FBI has launched the “Protected Voices” initiative to help 2020 political campaigns and American voters protect against online foreign influence operations and cyber security threats. The Protected Voices campaign includes information and guidance from the FBI, the Department of Homeland Securit ... [More]

Multiple vehicle collision with injuries, Man dies near Battle Ground Lake
Monday March 16, 2020, 11:02 PM - (20)

On Sunday, 3/15/2020 there was a collision in the 26200 block of NE 182nd Avenue, north of Battle Ground Lake State Park. Upon arrival, EMS personnel contacted and treated an injured motorcyclist, bicyclist, and a driver of an involved pickup Neal Karlsen who later died at the hospital. Based on s ... [More]

City of Hillsboro Closures, Cancellations, and Updates: coronavirus/COVID-19
Saturday March 14, 2020, 9:54 AM - (21)

City of Hillsboro facility closures:

The health and well-being of our community members, employees, businesses, and partners are our top priority. To slow the spread of coronavirus and protect our community members’ health, the City of Hillsboro is making thoughtful decis ... [More]

Six more residents of Veterans' Home in Lebanon positive for COVID-19
Friday March 13, 2020, 9:15 AM - (22)

PORTLAND, Oregon — Six additional residents of Oregon Veterans' Home in Lebanon, where two people were diagnosed yesterday with COVID-19, have tested positive for COVID-19 and are presumptive positive cases, Oregon Heath Authority has announced. The affected individuals include one man between ag ... [More]

Man Gets 18 years for causing the death of D'Andre Dickerson
Friday March 13, 2020, 9:14 AM - (23)

PORTLAND, Oregon - After an investigation of more than two years, police said two men are now facing murder charges for the shooting of a Seattle man in northeast Portland. Officers responded to Northeast Dekum Street and Claremont Avenue near Woodlawn City Park at 12:18 a.m. April 14, 2015 after ... [More]

Five arrested at Fairview drug home
Wednesday March 11, 2020, 8:15 AM - (24)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On March 10th, the East Metro Special Weapons and Tactical team served an early morning search warrant at a Fairview home known for drug activity and other crimes. Tactical officers surrounded the residence in the 900 Block of NE Pacific Drive and made verbal warnings over loud-ha ... [More]

Men Arrested for Human Trafficking
Wednesday March 11, 2020, 8:10 AM - (25)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Over the past several months, detectives from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office have been investigating a sex trafficking case involving multiple victims, including a 17-year-old girl.  Detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit learned 21-year-old Devanne Branderhorst met the v ... [More]

Police Investigate Suspicious Death at Hotel
Wednesday March 11, 2020, 8:06 AM - (26)

TIGARD, Oregon - UPDATE: Tigard Police Detectives and Washington County’s Major Crimes Team continue investigating a suspicious death reported last Friday, March 6, 2020 by the staff of Embassy Suites Hotel, located at 9000 SW Washington Square Road. A man checked into the hotel earlier on March 6t ... [More]

Marion County Grand Jury Clears Silverton Cop's Use of deadly force
Wednesday March 11, 2020, 7:55 AM - (27)

SILVERTON, Oregon - Today a Marion County Grand Jury unanimously found that the police shooting of William Kyle Bluestone on February 14th, 2020, was a lawful use of deadly force. At approximately 12:49 pm, on that day, Margarita Bluestone reported to Silverton Police that she had been assaulted ... [More]

Suspect Arrested after Robbing Doughnut Shop With Hatchet
Monday March 9, 2020, 11:12 PM - (28)

PORTLAND, Oregon - 40-year-old Christopher L. James was arrested with a hatchet after robbing a doughnut shop in Downtown Portland. Early morning Saturday, Portland police were called to a reported disturbance involving an axe at a doughnut shop on Southwest 3rd Avenue. As officers were respondi ... [More]

Tigard Police Investigate Suspicious Death at Hotel
Monday March 9, 2020, 11:03 PM - (29)

The Tigard Police Department is actively investigating a suspicious death at the Embassy Suites Hotel, located at 9000 SW Washington Square Road, in Tigard. On Friday March 6th, 2020, hotel staff alerted Tigard Police after a guest was found deceased in their room. Investigators ask that anyone who ... [More]

Gun Seized From Car Containing Six Juveniles
Monday March 9, 2020, 6:30 AM - (30)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A gun is being analyzed after it was seized from a stolen car Friday night. Officers with the Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) were conducting focused patrol in the area of Southeast 82nd Avenue and Southeast Foster Road, which is in an area where there has been recent gun vi ... [More]

Oregon declares coronavirus state of emergency
Monday March 9, 2020, 12:04 AM - (31)

SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Health Authority announced seven new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 Sunday morning, March 8, 2020, doubling the number of known cases in Oregon. Gov. Kate Brown said she is declaring a state of emergency to bring additional resources to the state's response. Br ... [More]

Location Information Added for Vandalism Case
Thursday March 5, 2020, 12:26 AM - (32)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On February 19th, 2020, members of the Portland Police Bureau were made aware of a vandalism to at Southeast 38th Avenue and Southeast Schiller Street. During the vandalism, a suspect driving a white pick-up truck drove through freshly poured concrete, causing an estimated $30,000 ... [More]

Shooting in East Portland-1 Subject Injured
Thursday March 5, 2020, 12:24 AM - (33)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Police were called to a report of a man shot near Southeast 136th Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard. Officers arrived and located a male adult with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the buttocks. He was transported by medical to an area hospital. His condition is unkno ... [More]

Man found inside submerged car in the Willamette River
Thursday March 5, 2020, 12:21 AM - (34)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday just after 4:00 pm, emergency crews found an SUV that had apparently been driven into the Willamette River at the Wheatland Ferry, just north of Keizer. Prior to emergency crews arriving on scene, the vehicle was completely submerged in the water. Witnesses at the sc ... [More]

Marine Board Holding Hearing on Proposed Newberg Pool Rules
Monday March 2, 2020, 9:25 AM - (35)

The Oregon State Marine Board will be holding a public hearing on March 9, 2020, to gather public comments on proposed rules to boat operation zones in the Newberg Pool on the Willamette River between river miles 30 and 50. The hearing will be held at the Marine Board office, 435 Commercial Street N ... [More]

Shooting in Fairview injures two
Sunday March 1, 2020, 6:49 AM - (36)

PORTLAND, Oregon - At 1:50 a.m., Multnomah County Sheriff’s patrol deputies responded to a shooting in the 3500 Block of NE 214th Avenue in Fairview. Upon arrival, deputies found evidence of gunfire and established a crime scene. Deputies learned two people, an adult female and an adult male, were t ... [More]

Test is negative for pending person under investigation for COVID-19
Sunday March 1, 2020, 5:51 AM - (37)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The second individual to have a test for COVID-19, with results pending yesterday, has come back negative, the Oregon Health Authority is reporting.

This negative result is a separate and unrelated to the state’s first, presumptive case of the virus yesterday, which was ... [More]

Investigators Attempting to Identify Body Found in Willamette River
Friday February 28, 2020, 6:08 AM - (38)

On February 27th, 2020, at approximately 11:22 am a boater reported finding a partially decomposed body in the Willamette River near the Buena Vista Ferry. Deputies from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene to investigate along with emergency personnel from the Jefferson Fire D ... [More]

Siskiyou Project Advisory Committee will have its first meeting in Salem on March 5
Friday February 28, 2020, 6:00 AM - (39)

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon’s Siskiyou Project Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting Thursday, March 5, 2020 in Salem from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. On the agenda are: Operating principles and overview of committee processes. Background on the Siskiyou project and status of ongoing work. Review o ... [More]

Oregon Republican State Senators Flee To Avoid Vote On Climate Bill
Monday February 24, 2020, 7:34 PM - (40)

SALEM, Oregon - Oregon Senate Republicans staged a walkout Monday morning to impede a Democratic bill to lower greenhouse gas emissions. The attempt was to prevent a quorum vote on the bill. The walkout was the same as Republican legislators made last year as they attempted to stop the passage of ... [More]

Man Arrested in Counterfeit Currency Scam involving girl scout troops
Monday February 24, 2020, 7:19 PM - (41)

SALEM, Oregon - On Sunday, February 23, 2020, Police arrested a a 36 year old Salem suspect in connection with several fraud cases involving the passing of counterfeit US currency. The suspect was identified as Camden Ducharme. He was charged with forgery in the first degree and theft in the thi ... [More]

COVID-19 Virus to be monitored by Oregon OHA
Monday February 24, 2020, 7:11 PM - (42)

PORTLAND, Oregon -- The Oregon Health Authority will begin weekly updates on persons under monitoring and persons under investigation for novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as state epidemiologists, local public health officials and federal partners continue their investigation of the disease that has ... [More]

'Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' at Valley Catholic School
Monday February 24, 2020, 7:02 PM - (43)

BEAVERTON, Oregon – Valley Catholic’s spring musical, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, will be performed on the stage of Kelly Auditorium at Valley Catholic High School on March 6-8 and March 13-15. Curtain times are 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays. The ... [More]

Fire Kills Man, Destroys Home Near Seaside
Monday February 24, 2020, 6:53 PM - (44)

SEASIDE, Oregon - Firefighters found the remains of 69-year-old Stephen Scott Penwarden originally of Seaside after a fire destroyed the home he occupied. Fire Investigation Team worked throughout the morning and early afternoon hours of February 24 and located the remains of a single, male vict ... [More]

Multi-Agency Investigation Yields Firearms and Identity Theft Evidence
Monday February 24, 2020, 12:35 AM - (45)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A multi-agency investigation led to a recent search of a home in Milwaukie, yielding guns, fake money, and identity theft evidence. On February 20, 2020, Portland Police East Precinct Street Crimes Unit, East Neighborhood Response Team, Multnomah County Parole and Probation, an ... [More]

Man Dies On I5 in Auto Crash in Jackson County
Monday February 24, 2020, 12:30 AM - (46)

At about 10:40 on Sunday morning, a call came into Oregon State police that a single car crashed on I5 in Jackson County. Apparently, a white 1996 Chevrolet SUV driven by 70-year old Craig McRae of Vacaville, CA. was southbound on Interstate 5 when for unknown reasons the car went off the roadway ... [More]

Couple displaced from afternoon house fire
Saturday February 22, 2020, 2:39 AM - (47)

Cowlitz County, Washington- At just after 3PM, neighbors and a school bus driver reported a house on fire with an elderly couple that may still be inside. When Firefighters arrived on the scene the house was ablaze. Firefighters began extinguishing the fire with multiple hose lines and searched ... [More]

Two Car collision in Hazel Dell kills Washougal Woman
Wednesday February 19, 2020, 6:38 AM - (48)

On 2/18/2020 at 7:31 hours, EMS and CCSO personnel responded to the 3600 block of NE 78th Street for the report of a two vehicle collision. Upon arrival, EMS personnel attempted to resuscitate a driver at the scene, but were unsuccessful. Scene evidence and witness statements revealed that a For ... [More]

Fight Involving a Gun at Convenience Store, 1 Person Shot
Saturday February 15, 2020, 2:12 AM - (49)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A man is being treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound after a fight involving a gun in the Portsmouth Neighborhood. On Friday, February 14, 2020 at 8:14p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a disturbance at a convenience store in the 6100 block ... [More]

Officer Involved Shooting in Silverton, Marion County
Saturday February 15, 2020, 2:11 AM - (50)

SILVERTON, Oregon - On February 14, 2020 at approximately 12:40 P.M., Silverton Police Department personnel responded to a reported domestic violence disturbance at 911 Reserve St. Apt.#3, in Silverton. Shortly after arriving, officers located the involved man, William Bluestone (21) of Bend/Silv ... [More]

Driver Identified in Deadly I-205 Crash
Tuesday February 11, 2020, 6:58 AM - (51)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The driver that was killed in Saturday's crash on the Glenn Jackson Bridge is identified as Yevgeniy L. Kovalenko, 25, of Gresham. His family has been notified of his death. The investigation into the cause of the crash is still ongoing, but speed is believed to be a key contri ... [More]

Shooting at Car Dealership
Sunday February 9, 2020, 8:51 AM - (52)

FOREST GROVE, Oregon - On February 8, at about 9:30am, Forest Grove Police were sent to the Doherty Ford Dealership at 4223 Pacific Avenue in Forest Grove for a reported disturbance. On arrival police learned that a subject had fired a .308 caliber bullet at a truck owned by the dealership and oc ... [More]

21 people evacuated from Umatilla County flood
Sunday February 9, 2020, 8:48 AM - (53)

Pendleton – On Saturday, February 8th, the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office reported there were successful evacuation efforts using two helicopters in areas affected by county flooding. Helicopters provided by the National Guard and Umatilla County Search and Rescue personnel both worked ... [More]

24-year-old woman killed on Hwy 30 In Clatsop County
Friday February 7, 2020, 4:32 AM - (54)

On Thursday, February 6, 2020 at approximately 11:18 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 30 near milepost 92. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Buick LeSabre, operated by Emilee Mabey (24) of Ocean Park, WA. was westbound on H ... [More]

Second Alarm Apartment Fire at SE Foster Rd.
Tuesday February 4, 2020, 8:11 AM - (55)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Last night at at 7:19 PM Portland Firefighters were called to an apartment on the 13000 block of SE Foster Rd. When they arrived firefighters found a second floor apartment burning with flames rapidly moving the the third floor apartment above. The location of the burning apartmen ... [More]

Keizer Police Investigating Suspicious Death
Tuesday February 4, 2020, 8:09 AM - (56)

On February 3, 2020, at about 8:30 PM, Keizer police officers were dispatched to a parking lot in the area of 2555 Jorie Lane NE to a report of a motor vehicle crash. Officers discovered a deceased adult male at the location inside the crashed car. The death was suspicious and not consistent with th ... [More]

Woman Driving Car Shot Near Lloyd Center
Sunday February 2, 2020, 5:27 AM - (57)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A victim is recovering from a gunshot wound that is believed to be non-life threatening after a shooting in the Eliot/Irvington/Lloyd District neighborhoods. On Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 1:50a.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of someone shot outside a r ... [More]

Two Fires in Lebanon Fire District
Friday January 31, 2020, 3:52 AM - (58)

The Lebanon Fire District responded to 2 reported structure fires within 30 minutes of each other this evening, the first fire coming in at 10:00 pm. The fire was reported to be a stove on fire while the occupant was cooking. Upon arrival of the IC, the only occupant of the house told firefighters t ... [More]

Major Crash Team Activation, SE 122nd Ave/Burnside Closed
Friday January 31, 2020, 3:51 AM - (59)

The Major Crash Team (MCT) is responding to the area of Southeast 122nd Avenue and East Burnside Street to assist in a traffic crash investigation involving serious injuries. Streets closed in the area, including 122nd Avenue between Northeast Glisan Street and Southeast Stark Street, and East Bu ... [More]

Gov. Kate Brown’s New 2020 Census Website Could Help Secure Oregon’s 6th Congressional Seat
Tuesday January 28, 2020, 4:29 AM - (60)

Gov. Kate Brown unveiled a new website last week to let Oregonians know about the upcoming 2020 census in hopes of getting full participation so the state is represented accurately. It includes background information, why participation matters and a timeline of events. Getting an accurate cens ... [More]

Two Fires, Keep Lebanon Firefighters Busy
Tuesday January 28, 2020, 4:23 AM - (61)

Lebanon fire crews battled two working house fires within a 5-hour span on Friday night, stretching their available resources thin and testing the endurance of responders. The first fire came in at 5:38 p.m. at 30033 Fairview Road with reports of heavy smoke within the home. Both occupants were able ... [More]

Dead Man Found Beside Hwy 101 in Coos County
Tuesday January 28, 2020, 4:21 AM - (62)

On Monday, January 27, 2020 at approximately 9:21 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers were dispatched to the report of a deceased person beside Hwy 101 near milepost 278 (Two Mile Lane). Preliminary investigation revealed the deceased male, identified as William Schippert (44) of Bandon, had been ... [More]

Man Sentenced to prison in death of 19-year-old Portland girl
Saturday January 25, 2020, 3:10 AM - (63)

PORTLAND, Oregon Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced today that 27-year-old Adam Alexander Valle has changed his plea and received an 85 month prison sentence for recklessly causing the death of 19-year-old Heaven Leigh Mathews while operating a stolen vehicle under the influe ... [More]

Shooting in Hazelwood Neighborhood, Occupied House Struck
Saturday January 25, 2020, 3:02 AM - (64)

PORTLAND, Oregon - East Precinct and the Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) are investigating a shooting this evening in the Hazelwood neighborhood that left an occupied house and a parked car with bullet strikes. On Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7:27p.m., East Precinct Officers responded to report ... [More]

Woman Arrested in Connection with September 2019 Shooting
Thursday January 23, 2020, 6:19 AM - (65)

Detectives from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit have continued investigating the circumstances that led up to the shooting death of Philip Cloud on September 23, 2019. As part of the ongoing investigation, detectives executed several search warrants and interviewed dozens ... [More]

Man Arrested for Attempted Armed Robbery
Thursday January 23, 2020, 6:09 AM - (66)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at 8:04 p.m., North Precinct Officers responded to the 1600 block of Northeast Grand Avenue on a report of an attempted robbery involving a weapon. Officers arrived in the area and contacted a subject in the area of Northeast 6th Avenue and North ... [More]

Gresham U.S. Bank Fires Woman For Helping struggling man at Christmas
Sunday January 19, 2020, 2:54 AM - (67)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Emily James from Portland says she was terminated from her jog at U.S. Bankafter helping a struggling customer get home to his family on Christmas Eve by giving him $20 of her own money. Emily worked as a senior banker at a U.S. Bank call center in Portland when she received a ... [More]

Barricaded male who set fire to house arrested
Thursday January 16, 2020, 8:42 AM - (68)

Vancouver, Wash. –On January 15, 2020 at approximately 4:00 p.m., Vancouver Police responded to the 3200 block of NW Division Avenue for a restraining order violation. Officers made verbal contact with a male inside the residence, who was in violation of the restraining order, and who refused to exi ... [More]

Man Arrested in Connection with Thefts, Two Guns Recovered
Thursday January 16, 2020, 8:41 AM - (69)

On January 2, 2020 there was a string of thefts from vehicles in the Sandy area. The Sandy Police Department was assisted in the investigation in the coming days by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, Gresham Police Department, Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and Portland Police Bureau. At the ... [More]

Reward offered for missing 20-year-old Allyson Watterson
Tuesday January 14, 2020, 10:41 PM - (70)

NORTH PLAINS, Oregon – During its third week, the search for a missing Oregon woman has been suspended in a specific area. However, Rescue commander Tony Morris of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office announced Saturday that it is suspending the active search for Allyson Watterson, a 20-year-ol ... [More]

Man dies in Oregon coast crash, dog goes missing
Tuesday January 14, 2020, 10:24 PM - (71)

NETARTS, Ore. – A 41-year-old Oregon man died Sunday afternoon when he crashed into a ravine along a coastal road, the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office said. The crash was reported at about 3:40 p.m. along Whiskey Creek Road. Initial reports state that Jarrod Christensen, 41, of Cloverdale, w ... [More]

Oregon State Police investigating three people being swept into the ocean
Monday January 13, 2020, 2:47 AM - (72)

POLICE REPORT: The adult male and father of the two children is being identified as Jeremy Stiles (47) from Portland. The officer that entered the ocean is from the Manzanita Police Department and is requesting no media interviews at this time. On Saturday, January 11, 2020, at approximately ... [More]

Man charged with manslaughter following a fatal hit and run
Saturday January 11, 2020, 6:51 AM - (73)

Luis Silva Echeverria-Navarete charged with manslaughter following a fatal hit and run in N. Portland on November 26, 2017 Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced the filing of a four count charging document against 22-year-old Luis Silva Echeverria-Navarete for reck ... [More]

Tenmile Lake recreational use health advisory lifted
Saturday January 11, 2020, 6:50 AM - (74)

Tenmile Lake recreational use health advisory lifted The Oregon Health Authority has lifted the recreational use health advisories for Tenmile Lake in Coos County. Water monitoring has confirmed that the level of cyanotoxins (harmful algae toxins) in Tenmile Lake are below recreational guideline ... [More]

Extreme Clutter Complicates Firefighting Efforts In SE PDX
Tuesday January 7, 2020, 6:23 AM - (75)

PORTLALND, Oregon - A townhouse was called to PF&R firefighters at 3:50 PM. A townhouse fire at SE 131st & Division. SE PDX was ablaze. Crews arrived to find dark smoke flowing from the windows and eves. They were able to search the home and extinguish the fire within 15min. This prevented fire spre ... [More]

Police Seek Help Locating Missing Man
Tuesday January 7, 2020, 6:20 AM - (76)

Gresham, Ore. – Gresham Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 68-year-old man. Jeffery Still was last seen today around 8:50 p.m. after leaving Portland Adventist Hospital. Still has medical issues and needs medication. He has brown hair, is approximately 5-feet-10-inche ... [More]

A Fighter Jet Pilot Passed Out While Flying Over Oregon, But Managed to Not Crash
Saturday January 4, 2020, 8:27 AM - (77)

The student passed out for 11 seconds after a quick turn caused the pilot to experience G-forces. A student pilot narrowly avoided disaster while flying over Oregon in a military training drill, Popular Science reported. During the training flight last March, the student passed out for 11 seco ... [More]

Crane overturn in Lake Oswego
Saturday January 4, 2020, 8:24 AM - (78)

A Rough Terrain crane overturned on a job site in Lake Oswego- due south of Portland, Oregon on Thursday. The crane owned by Ness Campbell Crane, was working on the retail/apartment mixed use Mercantile Village development, when it seems the ground gave way under one of the outriggers, although t ... [More]

Most Of Oregon's Congressional Delegation Condemn Suleimani Assassination
Saturday January 4, 2020, 8:21 AM - (79)

Most members of Oregon’s congressional delegation released statements Friday condemning President Donald Trump’s decision to assassinate Iranian general Qassim Suleimani. The U.S. senators and representatives focused primarily on the need for congressional approval to declare war. “If we are ... [More]

Highway 20/Goldfish Farm Road Crash
Saturday January 4, 2020, 8:16 AM - (80)

On Thursday, January 2, 2020, at about 2:58 p.m., the Albany Police Department and Albany Fire Department responded to the intersection of Santiam Highway and Goldfish Farm Road on the report of a motor vehicle crash involving a semi-truck. Officers arrived at the scene and found three vehicles wer ... [More]

PCC welcomes 21st edition of popular Winter Traditional Powwow
Saturday January 4, 2020, 8:15 AM - (81)

PORTLAND, Oregon - SOUTHWEST PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Community College is celebrating Native American culture and traditions with its 21st annual powwow at the Sylvania Campus in Southwest Portland. The “Wacipi” (“They Dance”) Traditional Powwow is from noon to 9 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 18, in the ... [More]

Police Investigate Seven Overnight Shootings
Thursday January 2, 2020, 9:05 AM - (82)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau's Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) investigated 7 overnight shootings throughout the city of Portland. In total, 4 people were shot and Investigators recovered and processed more than 90 cartridge casings. The first shooting occurred near the 4000 b ... [More]

Officer-Involved Shooting on Northeast Edgeway Drive
Thursday January 2, 2020, 9:03 AM - (83)

At 1:07 a.m., officers responded to a report of an armed man inside a condominium in the 300 block of Northeast Edgeway Drive. After officers arrived, the man fired multiple rounds from inside the residence from both a rifle and a pistol over the course of approximately 30 minutes. Nearby residences ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Underway in Northeast Portland
Wednesday January 1, 2020, 8:38 AM - (84)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On New Years Day at 3:59 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 3500 Block of Northeast 148th Avenue on a report of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported by ambulance to an area hospita ... [More]

Kaiser Permanente Welcomes its First Baby of 2020
Wednesday January 1, 2020, 8:37 AM - (85)

The Labor and Delivery team at Kaiser Permanente Sunnyside Medical Center was delighted to welcome Kaiser Permanente's first baby of 2020 this morning at 12:08 a.m. Our understanding is that this was not the first Portland-area baby of 2020, but that should be verified with the other hospitals. ... [More]

Overnight Shooting Investigation In The Lloyd Neighborhood, One Individual Injured
Sunday December 22, 2019, 4:53 PM - (86)

On Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 1:31 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 1700 block of Northeast Multnomah Street on reports that shots were fired in the area. When officers arrived, they found evidence of gunfire. Officers also learned that an adult male arrived in a private vehicle to a ... [More]

Firefighter sustains injuries from fall after medical call in Sherwood
Sunday December 22, 2019, 4:53 PM - (87)

Just after 0800 this morning firefighters were called to a residence in Sherwood for an emergency medical call. Firefighters treated a patient on scene who had sustained injuries after falling through the ceiling inside the residence. Firefighters remained on scene after the patient was transported ... [More]

Beaverton Fatal Stabbing Suspect Arrested
Thursday December 19, 2019, 5:34 AM - (88)

TIGARD, Oregon - On December 18, 2019, a tragic incident that began at approximately 11:00 a.m. in Beaverton, soon after impacted the Tigard community. A suspect allegedly connected to multiple stabbings at a Beaverton bank, one fatal, continued a path of crime into Tigard that ultimately sent a wom ... [More]

Robbery/Homicide Investigation
Thursday December 19, 2019, 5:33 AM - (89)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - On December 18, 2019 at 10:58 a.m., Beaverton Police officers responded to a robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank located in the Murray Hill Shopping Center at 14725 SW Teal Blvd. While responding to the bank, officers learned that there were at least two victims inside who had been s ... [More]

Beaverton Fatal Stabbing Suspect Arrested in Tigard
Thursday December 19, 2019, 5:32 AM - (90)

On December 18, 2019, a tragic incident that began at approximately 11:00 a.m. in Beaverton, soon after impacted the Tigard community. A suspect allegedly connected to multiple stabbings at a Beaverton bank, one fatal, continued a path of crime into Tigard that ultimately sent a woman to the hospita ... [More]

Oregon Mother Charged with Raping Daughter’s 14-Year-Old Boy
Saturday December 14, 2019, 1:28 AM - (91)

ROSEBERG, Oregon - 36-year-old Rheta Melvin was arrested on Thursday after deputies served a search warrant at her home in Riddle, Oregon. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that they opened an investigation into the mother, "after learning that Melvin had sexual contact with ... [More]

Permalink Dallas Man Arrested for Armed Robbery of Convenience Store
Friday December 13, 2019, 8:18 AM - (92)

On December 12th, 2019, shortly before 10:00 pm, deputies were dispatched to an armed robbery at a convenience store just north of Keizer. When deputies arrived at the Center Market, located at 9005 River Road N, the clerk reported an unknown male had pointed a handgun at them and demanded money fr ... [More]

Threats Made to Philomath High School, Determined a Hoax
Friday December 13, 2019, 8:17 AM - (93)

On Thursday night, December 12, 2019, the Philomath High School was the target of a potential attack communicated on social media. A student’s Facebook account was hacked and used to distribute a threat toward their school. At 2:00 am this morning our Computer Fonensics Detectives determined ... [More]

39-year old Idaho Man Charged in Connection with Missing 17-year old Junction City Girl
Friday December 13, 2019, 8:16 AM - (94)

Robert William Havery, 39, of Boise Idaho was arrested Thursday morning, December 12, 2019, and lodged in the Ada County Jail on felony charges stemming from his involvement with Mildred Sweaney, a 17-year old girl missing from Junction City, Oregon. Mildred was originally reported missing from h ... [More]

Armed Robbery Suspect In Custody After Several Traffic Pursuits
Sunday December 8, 2019, 5:54 AM - (95)

30-year-old Jeremy Lowell Cannon has been booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of Robbery in the First Degree, Robbery in the Second Degree, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Recklessly Endangering Another Person, three counts of Attempting to Elude By Vehicle, two counts ... [More]

Felon Arrested For Possession of AK-47 and Shotgun
Saturday December 7, 2019, 3:45 AM - (96)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday December 6, 2019, Investigators with the Portland Police Bureau's Drugs and Vice Division (DVD) conducted an investigation regarding a convicted felon in possession of an assault rifle. Investigators coordinated with members of the Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) and ... [More]

Man Gets 40 days in jail for abusing a corpse
Wednesday December 4, 2019, 8:49 AM - (97)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that 56-year-old Clayton Lamont Howard received a 40 day jail sentence and was put on two years of formal probation after a jury unanimously convicted him of abusing the corpse of a woman who died of an accidental d ... [More]

Holiday Tree Lighting in Downtown Oregon City, December 7
Wednesday December 4, 2019, 8:47 AM - (98)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Downtown Oregon City will host its annual Holiday Tree Lighting in Liberty Plaza on Saturday, December 7th. Day-long festivities begin at 10 a.m. in the Plaza with caroling, live music, a gift-wrapping station and more! Liberty Plaza is located at 815 Main Street, Oregon City, OR ... [More]

Assault Case in Northeast Portland-Garage Set on Fire
Friday November 29, 2019, 6:56 AM - (99)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday, November 28, 2019, at 8:39 p.m., Officers with East Precinct responded to a report of an assault in the 800 block of Northeast 68th Avenue. An adult male was reportedly struck with an object by an involved adult female and sustained an injury. As Officers conducted ... [More]

Reward Offered in Kacey Platt Homicide
Wednesday November 27, 2019, 8:45 AM - (100)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve a 2017 homicide. On Tuesday November 28, 2017, at 11:03 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a shooting and car crash north of Southeast Stark S ... [More]

35th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Pioneer Courthouse Square
Wednesday November 27, 2019, 8:44 AM - (101)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, November 29, 2019, the 35th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony presented by SmartPark will take place at Pioneer Courthouse Square located at 701 Southwest 6th Avenue. The ceremony is scheduled to take place between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome and encouraged ... [More]

Shooting Suspect Arrested - Firearm Seized
Thursday November 21, 2019, 11:23 PM - (102)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Detectives with the PPB Domestic Violence Reduction Unit identified and arrested the suspect involved in today's early morning shooting. The suspect has been identified as 44 year-old Khia Edwards, who has a relationship with the victim covered under the domestic violence statute. ... [More]

Officers Safely Arrest Suicidal Subject Armed with Knife Blocking Loaded Street Car
Wednesday November 20, 2019, 9:03 AM - (103)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at 11:32 a.m., Central Precinct Officers responded to a report of a female in crisis holding a large knife to her hands and stomach area while blocking a fully loaded street car near Northwest 11 Avenue, South of Northwest Everett Street. Enhanced ... [More]

Shooting Incident in Northeast Portland-One Arrested
Wednesday November 20, 2019, 9:02 AM - (104)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 5:50 p.m., North Precinct Officers responded to the Citizen East Apartments at the 4600 block of Northeast Killingsworth Street on a report of shots fired. Officers arrived and located evidence of gunfire, but no injured parties. During the inve ... [More]

Driver Who Struck Pedestrian Arrested
Saturday November 16, 2019, 8:04 PM - (105)

PORTLAND, Oregon - At 1:17a.m., Central Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at West Burnside Street and Northwest 16th Avenue. Officers arrived and learned that two pedestrians were hit by the car. One, an adult male, was unconscious and appeared to be s ... [More]

Police Chase Murder Suspect to Woodburn
Saturday November 16, 2019, 7:57 PM - (106)

WILSONVILLE, Oregon - This moring, 911 dispatch received information that a suspect had walked into Heritage Specialty Foods at 28220 SW Boberg Rd., in Wilsonville and fired several times with a handgun, killing an employee. The suspect has been identified as Camilo Santiago-Santiago, 25, of Wood ... [More]

Fraud Alert: Phone Scam in Oregon Targeting Real Estate Agents
Saturday November 16, 2019, 7:54 PM - (107)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau wants community members to be aware of a phone scam that is currently active in the Oregon area that appears to be targeting real estate agents. Officers have received two reports from people in the real estate industry -- one in Bend and one in Eugen ... [More]

Man Arrested on Attempted Murder After Shooting Man During Football Game
Sunday November 10, 2019, 10:17 PM - (108)

On November 9, 2019, at approximately 2:49 pm, deputies with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) were dispatched to a report of a person that had been shot in the 21500 block of Bear Creek Road. A DCSO SWAT team and a team of DCSO negotiators were also dispatched to the scene based on the ... [More]

The Beatles, The Final Days at the Oregon Historical Society Ends on November 12
Wednesday November 6, 2019, 6:45 AM - (109)

PORTLAND, Oregon After breaking monthly attendance records, the popular traveling exhibit Ladies and Gentlemen… The Beatles! will end its run at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland on November 12. Curated by the GRAMMY Museum and Fab Four Exhibits LLC, Beatles fans have flocked to OHS to see o ... [More]

Truck Driver arrested for Kidnapping, Other Crimes
Wednesday November 6, 2019, 6:38 AM - (110)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - At 7:45 a.m., a community member called 9-1-1 reporting a man assaulting a woman in the loading dock of Costco, 1255 Northeast 48th Avenue. The man got in a semi-truck and drove off, while the woman was left behind. An off-duty officer saw the truck driving recklessly from the pa ... [More]

Woman killed in crash on Hwy 97 in Deschutes County
Wednesday November 6, 2019, 6:36 AM - (111)

On Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at approximately 11:45 A.M. Oregon State Police troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Highway 97 near milepost 128 (intersection with 61st St.) Preliminary investigation revealed that a blue 2017 Subaru Legacy, operated by Linda Dent (7 ... [More]

Teen boy hit and killed by train in Troutdale
Tuesday November 5, 2019, 6:18 AM - (112)

TROUTDALE, Oregon - On Saturday, November 2nd, at approximately 5:50 PM the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, Union Pacific Police, and AMR responded to a call of a pedestrian being fatally struck by a Union Pacific train in Troutdale Or., near the Historic Columbia River Hwy. The Vehicular Crim ... [More]

DEA issues warning over counterfeit prescription pills from Mexico
Tuesday November 5, 2019, 6:16 AM - (113)

The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of dangerous counterfeit pills killing Americans. Mexican drug cartels are manufacturing mass quantities of counterfeit prescription pills containing fentanyl, a dangerous synthetic opioid that is lethal in minute doses, for distribution thr ... [More]

Fort-to-Sea Trail near Sunset Beach closed Nov. 6-13
Tuesday November 5, 2019, 6:15 AM - (114)

WARRENTON, Ore. – The segment of the Fort-to-Sea Trail between the Camp Rilea bridge and Pacific Bellevue Lane will be closed to visitor access Nov. 6-13 to facilitate a controlled burn in Sunset Beach State Recreation Site. Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) is partnering with Oregon Parks and ... [More]

Oregon Judge Blocks Trump's Order Barring Immigrants Who Can't Pay For Health Care
Sunday November 3, 2019, 4:00 AM - (115)

SALEM, Oregon - On Saturday, an Oregon federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order that prevents a Trump administration rule to bar visa-seekers who can’t pay for their own health care within 30 days of entering the United States. The rule, which was set to go into effect at Sunday at ... [More]

Police Seek Help Identifying Driver Involved in I-5 Crash
Sunday November 3, 2019, 3:57 AM - (116)

The Portland Police Bureau is asking for the public's help identifying a driver who provided a false name after a crash that closed I-5 for hours. On October 31, 2019 at 5:14p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a crash on southbound Interstate 5 at North Skidmore Street. W ... [More]

Man Found Dead in Cedar Mill Creek
Sunday November 3, 2019, 3:53 AM - (117)

On Saturday, November 2, 2019, just before 4 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a report of a body found in Cedar Mill Creek. A man called 911 after discovering a body in the creek a few hundred feet downstream from the small waterfall which is just south of the ... [More]

Stabbing Suspect Arrested
Sunday November 3, 2019, 3:52 AM - (118)

UPDATE - Deputies just arrested Mr. Platas without incident in Cornelius so he is no longer wanted. He will be booked into jail on charges related to the stabbing. Original release: On Saturday, November 2, 2019, just after 9 a.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an a ... [More]

Student with Replica Handgun at Madison High School Investigated
Friday November 1, 2019, 4:59 AM - (119)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 11:49 a.m., Officers responded to Madison High School (Marshall Campus) located at 3905 Southeast 91st Avenue on a report of a student that was seen with a gun concealed in his waistband. Officers arrived in the area during lunch and began to se ... [More]

Grand jury indicts juveniles for the murder of Ricky Malone Sr.
Friday November 1, 2019, 4:48 AM - (120)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced the filing of a six-count indictment against 16-year-old Aaron Lewis Criswell and 15-year-old Richard Jerome Rand for intentionally causing the death of 65-year-old Ricky Malone Sr. Both juveniles are charged with one c ... [More]

Experts to inform parents at vaping prevention event
Friday November 1, 2019, 4:47 AM - (121)

Battle Ground Public Schools and the Prevent Together Coalition are teaming up to host a parents-only event that will provide critical information and awareness about youth vaping and substance use. “Vape 101: What Every Parent Should Know” will be held on Thursday, Nov. 14 at Tukes Valley Middle Sc ... [More]

Eugene Oregon Has alternative to police intervention
Thursday October 24, 2019, 11:31 PM - (122)

EUGENE, Oregon - A specialized team in Eugene, Oregon comes into action with a mental health-related 911 call. "Pretty much everybody we see is for one reason or another is in a state of crisis," said Manning Walker. Walker is a medic and Laurel Lisovskis is a mental health crisis manager. The ... [More]

Reward Offered in Hit and Run Crash
Wednesday October 23, 2019, 9:27 AM - (123)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to identify the driver involved in a hit and run crash. On Saturday September 21, 2019, at approximately 2:16 a.m., an unidentified suspect driving a red vehicle crashed in ... [More]

Portland man receives 30 month prison for child porn conviction
Tuesday October 22, 2019, 3:45 AM - (124)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that 34-year-old Carl Phillip Sussman received a 30 month prison sentence and must register as a sex offender after the court convicted him of one count of attempting to use a child in a display of sexually expl ... [More]

Judge adds interest to Jury award of $18 Million Dollars to City of Happy Valley
Tuesday October 22, 2019, 3:44 AM - (125)

In August, a jury of residents from throughout Clackamas County awarded the return of $18,078,238 to the City of Happy Valley, based on a breach of contract for the County’s failure, acting as the North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District (NCPRD), to build parks for which city residents paid. Mo ... [More]

Body Found in Willamette River Near St. Helens Road
Tuesday October 22, 2019, 3:43 AM - (126)

On Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 12:57 p.m., officers with the Portland Police Bureau responded to the 9400 Block of Northwest St. Helens Road on a report of a body in the Willamette River. The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office (river patrol) recovered the body and turned it over to the Medical Examin ... [More]

Update on Officer-Involved Shooting at West Precinct
Sunday October 20, 2019, 3:41 AM - (127)

At 6:11 p.m., a Hillsboro police officer investigated a suspicious circumstance between the drivers of two vehicles, both men, in the West Precinct parking lot. During the encounter, one of the drivers was armed with a handgun and refused to drop it, and shots were fired. The armed driver was pronou ... [More]

The top 10 cannabis strains in Oregon
Saturday October 19, 2019, 3:54 AM - (128)

Oregon is no stranger to high-quality cannabis—consider some of the legendary strains bred there, like DJ Short’s Blueberry and Archive’s Do-Si-Dos. But which strains are most commonly sought after? To answer that, we took a look at Leafly search trends to find out which varieties people are looking ... [More]

Oregon panel recommends barring ICE from courthouse arrests
Saturday October 19, 2019, 3:43 AM - (129)

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Seeking to halt federal agents from arresting people in courthouses for immigration violations, a panel of judges in Oregon has asked the state's Supreme Court chief justice to impose a rule stating that no one should be subjected to arrest without a warrant. Several judges on ... [More]

Samuel Adams' new beer is too strong to be legal in Oregon
Saturday October 19, 2019, 3:34 AM - (130)

Samuel Adams’ new Halloween beer is so scary strong – it’s illegal in 15 states, including Oregon. That’s because the beer, called “Utopias,” has a frighteningly high alcohol content of 28 percent per bottle. To put that into perspective, a regular Samuel Adams lager has an alcohol content of ... [More]

Hillsboro School District Increases Ninth Graders On-Track
Saturday October 19, 2019, 3:30 AM - (131)

HILLBORO, Oregon - State report cards for the 2018-19 school year show that more ninth graders are on-track to graduate in the Hillsboro School District than ever before. The District’s average is 92%, up 3 percentage points from the 2017-18 school year and besting the state’s average by 7 percentag ... [More]

Live radio drama features tales of fright for Halloween
Saturday October 19, 2019, 3:28 AM - (132)

VANCOUVER, Wash. – John Barber, professor in the Creative Media and Digital Culture program at WSU Vancouver, will direct a live radio drama, “Halloween Fright Night,” at the Kiggins Theatre in downtown Vancouver on Oct. 30, the night before Halloween. Featuring local voice actors and sound artists, ... [More]

Grand Jury Exonerates Portland Cop Who Used deadly force
Friday October 18, 2019, 8:42 AM - (133)

Grand Jury returns not true bill decision in July 30, 2019 fatal officer involved shooting Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that upon the conclusion of the presentation of evidence, a grand jury returned a not true bill regarding the use of force by an officer ass ... [More]

CCC seeks applicants for budget committee
Thursday October 17, 2019, 8:40 AM - (134)

OREGON CITY – Help make a difference in higher education. The Clackamas Community College Budget Committee is seeking a new citizen representative from the Happy Valley area.

The budget committee meets each spring to deliberate on the proposed budget and approve it, before sending it to t ... [More]

Lake Oswego Couple Recognized for Musical Contributions
Tuesday October 15, 2019, 8:37 AM - (135)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Cascade Blues Association (CBA) has announced its nominations for the 2019 Muddy Awards. Among those nominated is the Lake Theater & Cafe in the category of “Best Blues Venues” for their Music Mondays series. Music Mondays is the work of producer, recording artist, and mu ... [More]

Home Values Are Heating Up in Oregon
Monday October 14, 2019, 11:20 PM - (136)

Thanks to low mortgage rates, it's an excellent time to buy or sell a home across the U.S. But what about in Oregon? Is the state's housing market too pricey for buyers? Not-so-great if you've got a home you want to sell? Or just right — for everybody? Home values provide some answers. They in ... [More]

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on 55th Ave NE
Monday October 14, 2019, 11:10 PM - (137)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On October 13th, 2019, shortly after 1:00 pm deputies were dispatched to the report of a roll over crash involving a single vehicle in the 6900 block of 55th Ave NE. When deputies arrived, they located a Toyota Camry off of the roadway in a field. The driver was the lone occupan ... [More]

Oregon Army National Guard held two mobilization ceremonies in Ashland and St. Helens
Monday October 14, 2019, 11:03 PM - (138)

SALEM, Oregon - Governor Kate Brown and Maj. Gen. Michael E. Stencel, the Adjutant General, Oregon, spoke at two separate mobilization ceremonies honoring units from the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team as they prepare for overseas assignments, Sunday Oct. 13, 2019. The first ceremony was at 10 ... [More]

Felon in Possession of Firearm
Friday October 11, 2019, 7:44 AM - (139)

NEWPORT, Oregon -On 10/05/19, NPD Units were dispatched to a Harassment complaint in North Newport. The victim advised Dispatch that her boyfriend, Alexander Halbersma, had threatened to kill her on the phone and was enroute to Newport from the Portland area. The victim also advised Dispatch that ... [More]

Investigation into Death of Infant Continues
Sunday October 6, 2019, 7:47 AM - (140)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The investigation into the death of the three week old infant continues. At this time, there is no indication of foul play. The manner and cause of death will be determined by the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office. ###PPB### ###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW### On Friday, Oc ... [More]

Assault suspect arrested after SWAT standoff
Sunday October 6, 2019, 7:45 AM - (141)

On 10.04.19 Clark County Deputies were dispatched to a report of an assault. The victims of the assault had left the residence and were reporting from a safe location. During the investigation, both victims (mother and daughter) reported the suspect (boyfriend of the mother) had pointed a gun at bo ... [More]

Armed Woman Arrested During Gun Violence Reduction Team Patrol
Wednesday October 2, 2019, 10:01 AM - (142)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Tactical Operation Division officers have been conducting focused patrols in the city due to several shootings and firearm recoveries in the past few months. On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019, at 5:00 p.m., officers were looking for a woman associated with these recent, violent incide ... [More]

Oregon City nighttime nailer has been nailed
Tuesday October 1, 2019, 8:56 AM - (143)

OREGON CITY, Oregon - This morning at about 5:37 am, patrol officers caught 56-year-old Oregon City resident, Bret Michael Wilson, intentionally throwing nails from his vehicle onto S. Center St. We have dubbed Mr. Wilson as the nighttime nailer because over the last two years, someone had been ... [More]

Trailer Stolen from Boy Scout Troop
Saturday September 28, 2019, 12:04 AM - (144)

On Thursday, September 26, 2019, at about 7:30 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies took a report of a stolen trailer. The victim is a Beaverton Boy Scout troop who used the trailer to store and transport their camping and cooking gear. An adult member of the troop reported that the ... [More]

Cyclist hit by car in Hazel Dell
Saturday September 28, 2019, 12:03 AM - (145)

Today at 2:42 pm CCSO Deputies and EMS personnel were dispatched to a car versus bicycle collision in the 7000 block of NE Hazel Dell Avenue, just south of NE Anderson Street. Upon arrival EMS personnel discovered a 14 year-old male had been struck by a southbound Ford F250 pickup. The child was i ... [More]

Man dies in single vehicle crash on Hwy 7 in Baker County
Thursday September 26, 2019, 10:04 AM - (146)

On Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at approximately 3:30 P.M. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 7 near mile post 44. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Toyota SR5, operated by Evan Simonski-Davis (25) of Baker City, was southbound ... [More]

CCSO Detectives Seek Information on Vehicular Homicide Suspect
Tuesday September 24, 2019, 6:56 AM - (147)

In reference to today's collision on NW Hayes Road, investigators received witness information that the suspect Jorgensen was seen hitchhiking along Hayes Road, just west of the collision scene, prior to CCSO arrival. The witness then stated that a late-model white Ford pickup towing a fishing boat ... [More]

Armed Robber Arrested in Lloyd District
Tuesday September 24, 2019, 6:56 AM - (148)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A suspect is facing a robbery charge after he threatened store employees with a knife. North Precinct officers responded to a robbery call in the 400 Block of Northeast Broadway at 6:40p.m. on Sunday, September 22, 2019. As officers responded, they learned that someone was foll ... [More]

Trump Goes Attacks Oregon and 3 other states on air quality
Thursday September 19, 2019, 3:26 AM - (149)

PORTLAND ––  President Donald Trump and the Environmental Protection Agency are attempting to undo the work of thousands of Oregonians and dozens of organizations that successfully demanded Clean Car Standards in Oregon in 2006. These standards cut climate and air pollution and save consumers at ... [More]

Victim's Car Tire Shot, Suspect Arrested
Sunday September 15, 2019, 7:03 PM - (150)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Police in Portland arrested a suspect after he shot a victim's car tire during a domestic violence incident. Arrested was Henry F. Edwards Jr, 28 (photo). On Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 2:36 p.m., East Precinct Officers responded to a report of a disturbance involving a male ... [More]

Students and statewide emergency officials schedule inundation walk for Seaside
Friday September 13, 2019, 7:13 PM - (151)

SEASIDE, Oregon – Late last fall, students from Seaside High School and the Seaside High School Associated Student Body (ASB) approached the Seaside City Council about a tsunami awareness project they had been working on. The project, “Don’t Catch This Wave,” was designed to raise awareness about t ... [More]

Burglary Suspect with Gun Captured After Foot Pursuit
Sunday September 8, 2019, 7:26 AM - (152)

PORTLAND,Oregon - On Friday, September 6, 2019 at 2:07 a.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of an alarm to a business in the 4900 block of Southeast Foster Road. When the officers arrived, they found a man trying to defeat the front door lock using a powder-actuated concrete fast ... [More]

33-year-old woman killed in Jeep crash
Sunday September 8, 2019, 7:25 AM - (153)

On Saturday, September 7, 2019 at approximately 4:11 A.M. Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle crash on Hwy 50. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Silver 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee, operated by Jessica Harris (33) of Tulelake, CA. w ... [More]

Suspect Arrested in Attempted Murder Investigation
Sunday September 8, 2019, 7:23 AM - (154)

Detectives with the Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office initiated an investigation after receiving information that Dawn Renee Rolfe, 54, Kalama, was planning to murder her estranged husband and two other subjects. A witness came forward to report Rolfe had been surveilling the intended victims, had pl ... [More]

Juvenile Injured by Gunfire in St. Johns Neighborhood
Tuesday September 3, 2019, 9:23 AM - (155)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau is investigating after a 15-year-old male suffered injuries from a shooting in the St. Johns Neighborhood. On Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 1:44 a.m., North Precinct officers were called to Pier Park on a report of gunshots being heard. In the 9600 Block ... [More]

Man accused of delivering methamphetamine to minor, raping her
Tuesday September 3, 2019, 9:20 AM - (156)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced the filing of an eight-count indictment against 57-year-old Paul Hamilton who is accused of raping a child under the age of 14 and endangering her welfare by delivering methamphetamine to her. On August 30, 2019 ... [More]

$100,000 Scratch-it win will help developmentally disabled
Friday August 30, 2019, 10:38 AM - (157)

August 30, 2019 - Salem, Ore. – Nicole Zurfluh of McMinnville won $100,000 playing the Oregon Lottery $10 Dragon Riches Scratch-it she purchased in McMinnville. Zurfluh, a mother of four who also operates a home for developmentally disabled adults, said she occasionally plays Oregon Lottery Scrat ... [More]

Marine Board Seeks Public's Help to ID Boat Operator
Friday August 30, 2019, 10:36 AM - (158)

The Marine Board and Clackamas County Marine Patrol seek the public’s help on an incident that occurred on Wednesday, August 28, near Elk Island and the Cedaroak Park on the Willamette River. A four-person rowing scull was positioned to begin practice while waiting for another crew boat and t ... [More]

Hit and Run Crash Injures Two Pedestrians, Suspect Outstanding
Thursday August 29, 2019, 8:25 AM - (159)

n Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 10:30 p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a hit and run crash on Southeast Powell Boulevard under I-205. Through the traffic investigation, officers learned: A white SUV was driving recklessly northbound on Southeast 92nd Avenue and turned eastbound ... [More]

Shots Fired in Motel Room, Victim Grazed
Wednesday August 28, 2019, 10:22 AM - (160)

On Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 3:58 a.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a motel in the 3600 block of Northeast 82nd Avenue on a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they found evidence of gunfire and a victim with a graze wound. The victim was transported to a hospital by ambulan ... [More]

Victim Identified in I-5 Fatal Crash
Friday August 23, 2019, 12:11 PM - (161)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The driver killed in Wednesday night's crash has been identified as 50-year-old Tony Richard Mack. The next of kin has been notified. Investigators believe the semi-truck was traveling northbound on I-5 when it lost control and crashed into a metal structure that traverses I-5 ... [More]

Low water conditions limit boat access on Yale Reservoir
Friday August 23, 2019, 12:10 PM - (162)

WOODLAND, Wash. – Low water levels in the Lewis River drainage are beginning to impact boaters. The boat ramps at Saddle Dam Park, Cougar Park and Beaver Bay on Yale Reservoir will close until further notice. The ramp at Yale Park is open and provides boat access to the reservoir. Boat launches o ... [More]

City of Salem Reports Hydraulic Oil Release Into Pringle Creek
Sunday August 18, 2019, 9:18 PM - (163)

SALEM, Oregon - The City of Salem reports that a hydraulic oil spill occurred on August 17, 2019 at approximately 4:00 p., into Pringle Creek near 315 Commercial Street SE. The release occurred when a contractor working for the City was in the process of demolishing old structures from the former Bo ... [More]

Scooter Versus Bicycle Crash Investigation
Sunday August 18, 2019, 9:17 PM - (164)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, August 17, 2019 at about 5:30 p.m., amidst demonstrations occurring in a small area of downtown Portland, PPB Traffic Division officers were called to assist with an injury crash at Southwest Broadway and Southwest Yamhill Street. The crash involved a motor-assisted s ... [More]

Man Throwing Items From Window Arrested
Sunday August 18, 2019, 9:16 PM - (165)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 9:49 P.M., North Precinct Officers were dispatched to the 6900 block of North Interstate Avenue on a report of a man throwing items, including furniture, out of his 3rd story apartment window, causing damage to vehicles below. The suspect, ident ... [More]

Right and Left-wing Factions Explode in Portland
Sunday August 18, 2019, 6:15 AM - (166)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Six were injured and thirteen arrested as more than 1,200 right-wing demonstrators and counterprotesters descended on downtown Portland on Saturday. 13 were arrested and at least one person was taken to the hospital with injuries. Police removed knives, shields and stun guns. ... [More]

Portland Police Summary of Demonstrations on August 17th, 2019
Sunday August 18, 2019, 1:47 AM - (167)

On Saturday, August 17th, 2019, the Portland Police Bureau, in collaboration with fifteen law enforcement partner agencies, handled a series of demonstrations and managed calls for service in the City of Portland over the course of nine hours. PPB's primary goals for the events were to keep ever ... [More]

Police Seek Help Locating Missing Sisters, 13 and 14-Years-Old
Saturday August 17, 2019, 10:13 AM - (168)

Gresham, Ore. – Gresham Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating missing sisters, Rabecca and Emma Elkins. The girls, 13 and 14-years-old respectively, left their northeast Gresham home around noon on Aug. 16, reportedly to connect with a teen they met online. Rabecca is described as ... [More]

Beaverton Home Destroyed by Fire
Wednesday August 14, 2019, 3:09 AM - (169)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - Just after 4:30p.m. this afternoon, callers to 9-1-1 reported smoke and flames coming from a neighbor’s two-story home in the 40 block of SW 150th Avenue in Beaverton. While waiting for emergency responders to arrive at the scene, neighbors retrieved one dog from the back yard of ... [More]

Suspect in May Day Incident Turns Self In on Warrant
Wednesday August 14, 2019, 3:02 AM - (170)

PORTLAND, Oregon - 37 year-old, Christopher R. Ponte turned himself into the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office on a warrant this evening shortly after 8 p.m. He is lodged at the Multnomah County Detention Center on a single count of Riot and a single count of Assault III. These charges are the resul ... [More]

Portland Locals And Police Prepare for counterprotest against far-right Conservatives
Tuesday August 13, 2019, 3:00 AM - (171)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Police in Portland are getting ready to control clashes between out-of-state far-right groups who are planning a rally in Portland, and the locals who are against their far right views and anti-fascists ideas. The America's culture wars continue. Saturday's rally — and the viol ... [More]

Man Found Dead At Oregon Zoo
Tuesday August 13, 2019, 1:19 AM - (172)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday, August 12, 2019 at 9:49a.m., Central Precinct Officers responded to the Oregon Zoo located at 4001 Southwest Canyon Road on a report of a deceased male in the construction site of a new rhino habitat. Officers learned that the rhino habitat was still under construct ... [More]

PPB Investigating Shooting-Male Adult Injured
Tuesday August 13, 2019, 1:17 AM - (173)

On Monday, August 12, 2019, at 10:11 p.m., East Precinct Officers responded to the area of Southeast 122nd Avenue and Southeast Division Street on a report of an adult male who was shot. Officers arrived and located a male who sustained what appears to be a non-life threatening injury to the leg. He ... [More]

Two Charged for Hoax Bomb Threat at Deschutes County Courthouse
Saturday August 10, 2019, 9:20 AM - (174)

EUGENE, Oregon - A federal criminal complaint was unsealed today charging two defendants with placing a hoax bomb at the Deschutes County Courthouse on July 29, 2019. Kellie Kent Cameron, 31, and Jonathan Tyler Allen, 23, both of Bend, Oregon, were charged with conspiracy to make a threat regardi ... [More]

Fatal Equipment Accident Near Corvallis
Saturday August 10, 2019, 7:45 AM - (175)

At approximately 12:30pm this afternoon, Benton County Sheriff’s Office, Monroe Fire and Corvallis Fire responded to the Hells Canyon area for a report of a road construction equipment accident. Upon arrival it was determined the equipment had been operated by a long time Benton County Public Works ... [More]

Motorcyclist dies in crash on Hwy 101 - Coos County
Friday August 9, 2019, 12:50 AM - (176)

On Monday, July 15, 2019 at approximately 10:30 P.M. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 101. Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2003 Yamaha Motorcycle, operated by Robert Killough (52) of Bandon, OR. was traveling south on Hwy 101 when it ... [More]

Woman convicted of 'bias crime' gets jail and probation sentence
Tuesday August 6, 2019, 9:53 AM - (177)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Yesterday, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that 53-year-old Joy Marchenko was convicted of intimidation in the second degree for kicking a baby’s stroller because the child and mother are of a different race. By pleading guilty, Marchenko admits that ... [More]

Kidnap/ Assault Fugitive arrested in yacolt
Sunday August 4, 2019, 9:02 PM - (178)

Members of the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Marshall’s Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force and the Southwest Washington Regional SWAT Team combined to arrest Jacob E. Cater, DOB 10/13/82 from a residence in Yacolt today during the service of a search warrant. Cater was wanted on a ... [More]

Man Crushed To Death In Freak Accident Near Albany
Saturday August 3, 2019, 9:24 PM - (179)

On August 2, Linn County Sheriff deputies investigated the death of 62-year-old Ronald Gary Oliver from Lebanon who was crushed by a tree while operating an excavator at Olsen Honey Farms on Pirtle Drive, outside of Albany. The Linn County 911 Center received a 911 call from Oliver screaming for ... [More]

Man Killed in Concordia Neighborhood Homicide
Saturday August 3, 2019, 9:14 PM - (180)

PORTLAND, Oregon - he Medical Examiner has completed an autopsy of the victim killed in the Concordia Neighborhood triple shooting. He is 22-year-old Deante S. Strickland. His cause of death was a single gunshot wound to the chest. The shooting investigation in the Concordia neighborhood is no ... [More]

Drowning UPDATE at Reeder Beach on the Sauvie Island
Saturday August 3, 2019, 7:54 AM - (181)

On Friday, July 26th, 2019, at approximately 5:48 PM, a report came out of an adult male swimmer had gone under the water at Reeder Beach on Sauvie Island. Oregon State Patrol, Portland Fire, American Medical Response(AMR), Portland Air Support, Columbia County Deputies, and Multnomah County River P ... [More]

Get Ready to Get Ready!
Saturday August 3, 2019, 7:52 AM - (182)

PORTLAND, Ore. — For the eighth year in a row, NW Natural and the American Red Cross will host “Get Ready” events around the state to help you prepare for natural disasters. Get Ready is free and open to everyone. This year’s events will be held during August and September across NW Natural’s ter ... [More]

Woman In Speeding Car Dies After Hitting Tree
Thursday August 1, 2019, 4:52 AM - (183)

On 7/31/2019 at 10:32 pm CCSO Deputies and EMS units were dispatched to a single vehicle collision at NE 14th Street and NE 249th Avenue. The 911 caller reported a car had collided with a large tree at this location. Upon arrival, EMS located the vehicle and its driver, who was deceased inside the ... [More]

Man with gun confronts deputies and arrested
Thursday August 1, 2019, 4:47 AM - (184)

At about 10 PM last night, two deputies were dispatched to the area of 49th Street and St. Johns Road where a disturbance had been reported. The caller reported hearing a male and female yelling in the area. At about 1015 PM, two deputies entered an apartment complex in the 3500 block of NE 49th ... [More]

A tectonic plate is dying under Oregon
Monday July 29, 2019, 8:20 PM - (185)

Something was nagging at William Hawley, and it was more about what was missing than what was there. As a Ph.D. student at the University of California, Berkeley, Hawley is fascinated with the geologic complexities of the Cascadia subduction zone, a giant fault off the coast of the Pacific Northw ... [More]

Multiple Injuries In Minivan Crash On Highway 22 Near Sheridan
Monday July 29, 2019, 8:09 PM - (186)

Sheridan/SW Polk/West Valley Fire Districts responded to a call for service at 3:10 p.m. for a motor vehicle crash on HWY 22 at Mile Post 21. A minivan went off the roadway and struck several signs and landed in a drainage ditch. There were six occupants of the van. It was reported that there were m ... [More]

UPDATE: Toddler's Body found, Parents Dead
Sunday July 28, 2019, 6:51 PM - (187)

A child’s body was found in a remote part of Montana. While the medical examiner hasn’t confirmed the identity, they believe it is two-year-old Aiden Salcido. Positive identification has not been made, however the decedent was located in the same area that Hannah Janiak and Daniel Salcido were seen ... [More]

Drive By Shooting Incident In Cowlitz County
Sunday July 28, 2019, 6:50 PM - (188)

At approximately 1840 hours of July 26, 2019, a Cowlitz County Sheriff's Deputy investigated a suspicious vehicle and learned that a shooting had just occurred. Deputies learned the incident began with a dispute in the 4700 block of Ohio Street, Longview and the shooting occurred on 48th Ave just be ... [More]

Firefighters Battle Pole Barn Fire near Magness Tree Farm in Ladd Hill Area
Sunday July 28, 2019, 5:38 PM - (189)

SHERWOOD, Oregon - At 2 p.m. this afternoon, multiple calls to 911 came in regarding a fully engulfed barn that was also beginning to collapse at a farm on Wilsonville Road near Edminston Road. As firefighters from Kinsman Road Station 52 left their fire station to head to the location, they cou ... [More]

Drowning at Kelley Point Park on the Columbia River
Saturday July 27, 2019, 2:35 AM - (190)

On Friday, 7/26/2019, at approximately 10:04 p.m., Multnomah County Sheriff's Office River Patrol deputies responded to a report of a swimmer that had gone under the water near Kelley Point Park on the Columbia River. An MCSO River Patrol unit arrived and began searching the area. At approximately ... [More]

Sex Abuse Investigation
Thursday July 25, 2019, 3:37 PM - (191)

SALEM , Oregon - On Monday, July 15, 2019, Oregon State Police Detectives from the Salem Area Command arrested James Allen Moore (80) on one count of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree. The arrest stemmed from an incident that occurred in early June, when Moore sexually abused a 9 year old female, ... [More]

Bend area resident dies as a result of head on crash on Highway 97
Friday July 19, 2019, 3:34 PM - (192)

On Thursday July 18, 2019 Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle head on fatal crash on Highway 97 near milepost 197 in Klamath County. The investigation revealed that a white 2005 Jeep Liberty was traveling southbound on Highway 97 and for unknown reason ... [More]

Stranded Oregon Doctor Refused Urgent Help From Vietnam Airlines
Friday July 12, 2019, 12:11 AM - (193)

Does Vietnam Airlines hate Americans? It seems only one person in their entire organization has a heart or the desire to actually help someone. But even she seems to be ignored by her own company, Vietnam Airlines. Is Vietnam Airlines inept, a cold and unfriendly carrier? The war is over. USA lo ... [More]

Oregon Marijuana Surplus a Cautionary Tale for Other States
Thursday July 11, 2019, 6:08 AM - (194)

Bud tenders help customers at Serra, a dispensary in Portland, Oregon. This year Oregon enacted legislation intended to address the surplus of marijuana in the state. Richard Vogel/The Associated Press Five years after Oregon legalized recreational marijuana, its lawmakers now are trying to rein i ... [More]

‘Not a hippie theme park’: The Oregon Country Fair is still vibrant and evolving, half a century after its inception
Tuesday July 9, 2019, 7:21 AM - (195)

The Oregon Country Fair is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Better known to insiders simply as Fair, it’s a close cousin of Burning Man and widely considered the grandfather of all summer arts festivals. If you’ve never been, now is the time to go. Forged out of the back-to-the-land m ... [More]

Corvallis Man Arrested for Robbery
Tuesday July 9, 2019, 7:12 AM - (196)

CORVALLIS, Oregon - On July 7th, 2019, at 2:55am, Corvallis Police Department Officers were dispatched to an apartment in the 300 block of NW 15st Street in Corvallis for a report of a male victim who had been held at knifepoint in his bedroom by an acquaintance, Manuel J. Pinedo (31) of Corvallis. ... [More]

Former Portland State University professor convicted for uploading child pornography
Tuesday July 9, 2019, 7:10 AM - (197)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced today that 57-year-old Niles Lehman received a two and a half year prison sentence for posting child pornography onto a social media account. When these crimes were committed, Lehman was a Portland State University prof ... [More]

Milwaukie Police Investigate Two Separate Roll-over Crashes
Saturday July 6, 2019, 5:58 AM - (198)

Milwaukie Police Investigate Two Separate Roll-over Crashes CASE 19-5122 – On 7/5/2019 at approximately 6:22am, Milwaukie Police responded to a roll-over crash on SE Railroad Avenue Near SE Lamplighter Avenue involving a 2017 Toyota Prius and 2010 Yamaha motorcycle. When Police arrived, they le ... [More]

Two pickups collide killing one driver on Hwy 36 in Lane County
Monday July 1, 2019, 6:43 PM - (199)

LANE COUNTY - On Sunday, June 30, 2019 sometime around 2P.M. pickup trucks crashed on Hwy 36 near milepost 36. Police believe a Dodge pickup, operated by Josh Berlanga (36) of Junction City, was traveling west on Hwy 36 when for an unknown reason crossed into the eastbound lane and collided with ... [More]

Man Arrested After Attempted Carjacking
Monday July 1, 2019, 6:37 PM - (200)

On June 30, 2019 Ridgefield Police responded to an incident where a suspect had reportedly tried to steal an occupied vehicle. The reporting party told police the suspect put him in a headlock and stole his keys, but was unable to start the vehicle. Ridgefield Police attempted to arrest the suspec ... [More]