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Missing Girl Found Safe
Sunday February 17, 2019, 7:51 AM - (1)

The missing 13-year-old girl with autism, Arianna Runs Through, has been found safe and has been reunited with family. A social media tip led to locating her at Lloyd Center. The Portland Police Bureau thanks the public, the media, and those on social media who helped look for her. ###PPB### ... [More]

Fatal Crash Outside Harrisburg
Sunday February 17, 2019, 7:51 AM - (2)

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports this morning at 0957 a.m. his deputies investigated a single vehicle fatal motor vehicle crash on Diamond Hill Drive near the intersection of Weatherford Road, east of Harrisburg. The driver of a white 2011 Jeep Patriot was identified as Jamie Michelle Neph ... [More]

Madras Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing Social Security Payments from Disabled Adults
Wednesday February 13, 2019, 6:32 AM - (3)

EUGENE, Ore.—Tayva Tucker, 41, of Madras, Oregon, pleaded guilty today to one count of theft of government funds for stealing nearly $40,000 in Social Security payments from ten mentally disabled adults. According to court documents, beginning in March 2014, Tucker was employed by a social servic ... [More]

Eugene Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime
Wednesday February 13, 2019, 6:31 AM - (4)

EUGENE, Ore.—Benjamin Jaramillo Hernandez, 69, of Eugene, pleaded guilty today to a federal hate crime and illegal possession of ammunition charge arising from a series of progressively more threatening and violent actions targeting St. Mary Catholic Church in Eugene in September 2018. Assistant Att ... [More]

Medicaid long term quality council meets Feb. 13 in Salem
Wednesday February 13, 2019, 6:30 AM - (5)

SALEM, Oregon - The Medicaid Long Term Care Quality and Reimbursement Advisory Council meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building, Room 285, 500 Summer St. N.E., Salem. The meeting is open to the public. Agenda items include: public commen ... [More]

Car and Pedestrian accident at Hwy 224/SE Monroe St.
Wednesday February 13, 2019, 6:28 AM - (6)

On 2/12/2019 at approximately 9:00 pm, Milwaukie Police responded to the intersection of Highway 224 & SE Monroe Street in Milwaukie, Oregon regarding a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash. Police learned that 62-year-old Allen Caldwell was driving a Gold Buick Regal, west-bound on SE Monroe Street, and tu ... [More]

Former President of Oregon Foster Care Agency Convicted on Theft, Money Laundering and Tax Evasion Charges
Friday February 8, 2019, 11:23 PM - (7)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A federal jury found Mary Holden Ayala, 59, of Portland, guilty today of stealing nearly $1 million from an Oregon foster care agency, money laundering and filing false personal income tax returns. From at least 2008 to 2015, Ayala, a longtime Portland resident, served as the P ... [More]

Oregon may export marijuana to neighboring states
Friday February 8, 2019, 5:16 AM - (8)

PORTLAND, Oregon — On Thursday the Oregon legislature considered a bill to allow exporting marijuana to neighboring states where pot is also legal. Advocates of the bill say it might give Oregon a way to relieve its oversupply and create its own brand. However, the U.S. attorney for Oregon warne ... [More]

Fatal Hit and Run Investigation Underway in East Portland
Saturday February 2, 2019, 6:13 AM - (9)

On Saturday February 2, 2019, at 12:24 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at Southeast Division Street and Southeast 130th Avenue. The involved vehicle was described as a dark colored SUV that left the area. Officers and medical personnel arr ... [More]

Oregon Is Producing Twice As Much Cannabis As People Are Using
Thursday January 31, 2019, 8:50 PM - (10)

Oregon is producing twice as much cannabis as people are using, according to a new study from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. And Oregon has been overproducing marijuana for a while — leaving more than six years’ worth of supply sitting on shelves and at farms. On top of that, the Oregon se ... [More]

Suspicious death of 50 year old women in Lake Oswego
Thursday January 31, 2019, 8:48 PM - (11)

On January 30, 2019 at approximately 4:08 PM Lake Oswego Police and fire Departments responded to 4045 Bass Ln. in the River Run development off Childs Road on a medical call. Upon arrival at 4045 Bass Ln. officers found the male resident Michael David Winchester, 52 years old injured and in the gar ... [More]

Fatal police shooting of man in ‘smash the patriarchy’ shirt at Oregon school caught on bodycam
Tuesday January 29, 2019, 8:27 AM - (12)

Two police officers were "legally justified" in the deadly shooting of a parent at an Oregon middle school this month, officials said Thursday, as video of the fatal encounter was released. The Lane County District Attorney's Office said the incident occurred as Eugene police officers Aaron Johns ... [More]

$13M Suit Filed Against Fitness Chain After Oregon Man Dies on Treadmill
Tuesday January 29, 2019, 7:30 AM - (13)

The death of a 62-year-old Oregon man has prompted a $13 million lawsuit filed against a fitness center chain after the man collapsed and died while running on a treadmill. The lawsuit filed last week in Oregon by the man’s wife, claims the 24 Hour Fitness in Portland failed to train the only emp ... [More]

Temporary rules restrict Oregon solar development
Tuesday January 29, 2019, 7:28 AM - (14)

Oregon’s land use regulators have temporarily expanded restrictions on solar arrays on high-value farmland over the objections of advocates who claim they’ll impede development. Solar facilities larger than 12 acres on high-value farmland have required conditional use permits in Oregon, but ambig ... [More]

Corvallis Police Arrest Man for Attempted Sexual Abuse
Tuesday January 29, 2019, 7:22 AM - (15)

At approximately 5:00 AM on January 28th, 2019, Corvallis Police Department Officers were dispatched to the area of NW 11th St and NW Buchanan Ave for woman who reported she was groped by a male while she was out walking. The female victim was able to get away from the male by knocking him to the g ... [More]

Train Vs. Tow truck closes SE Harmony Road at SE Railroad Avenue
Tuesday January 29, 2019, 7:21 AM - (16)

On 1/28/2019 at 6:24 pm, Milwaukie Police responded to the intersection of SE Harmony Road and SE Railroad Avenue regarding a Union Pacific Train Vs. Empire Towing Co. tow truck crash. There were no injuries due to the crash, and the tow truck has been removed from the intersection. At the time o ... [More]

Confirmed case of measles in Multnomah County linked to Washington state outbreak
Saturday January 26, 2019, 9:06 AM - (17)

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Health Authority has confirmed a case of measles in a resident of Multnomah County. The agency is working with Multnomah, and other Oregon and Washington agencies to notify individuals of their potential exposure and help them take steps to prevent exposing others should ... [More]

VPS announces terms of three-year contract with VAESP
Saturday January 26, 2019, 9:05 AM - (18)

After members of Vancouver Association of Educational Support Professionals voted this evening to ratify a new, three-year contract with Vancouver Public Schools, the district released the basic terms of the agreement. On average, VAESP members will receive total salary improvements of 11.4 perce ... [More]

Man Sentenced to 20 Months in Prison for Sexual Assaulting Horse
Wednesday January 23, 2019, 5:46 AM - (19)

HILLSBORO, Ore.- On January 18, 2019, Washington County Judge Oscar Garcia found Kenneth Lijah Duyck guilty of Sexual Assault of an Animal and Unlawful Use of a Motor Vehicle. Duyck was sentenced to 20 months in prison by Judge Garcia. Deputy District Attorney Sabina Khachaturova prosecuted the case ... [More]

Reza Chehrazi Mardani charged with murder, attempted aggravated murder
Wednesday January 23, 2019, 5:43 AM - (20)

oday, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that 64-year-old Reza Chehrazi Mardani made his first court appearance in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Mardani is charged with murder, attempted aggravated murder and unlawful use of a weapon. The charging document alleges tha ... [More]

Commissioner Nancy Ide Resigns from Oregon City
Wednesday January 23, 2019, 5:39 AM - (21)

OREGON CITY – The City of Oregon City, regretfully announces the resignation of Commissioner Nancy Ide, effective Friday, January 18, 2019. Commissioner Ide cited, “As a community volunteer, I often give 30+ hours a week to Commissioner duties and as co-chair of the Homeless Solutions Coalition of C ... [More]

One Person Critically Injured in Single Vehicle Crash Early Sunday Morning in Southeast Portland
Wednesday January 23, 2019, 5:39 AM - (22)

Today, January 22, 2019, 29-year-old Nicholas M. Woods was arrested and lodged into the Multnomah County Detention Center in connected with this crash. He was booked on numerous charges including Reckless Driving and Failing to Perform the Duties of a Driver, Serious Injury. Officers are still c ... [More]

Locked And Unloaded: Safe Gun Storage Laws Could Come To Oregon
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:58 PM - (23)

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. T ... [More]

Funding Removeal of 17 Mentally Ill Patients Found Improper
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:55 PM - (24)

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 cases of ... [More]

Made in Oregon: Cannabis Seeds Available at Oregon Dispensaries
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:50 PM - (25)

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 staples, b ... [More]

Oregon Likely to Become the First in the Nation to Adopt Statewide Rent Control
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:47 PM - (26)

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. "We are ... [More]

Permalink Robert Lee West sentenced to 23 years in prison for killing his wife
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:20 PM - (27)

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 sisters de ... [More]

Measles outbreak In Vancouver Aea and Flu concerns
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:15 PM - (28)

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 access to ... [More]

Attempt to Elude Suspect Arrested After K9 Track
Friday January 18, 2019, 6:13 PM - (29)

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]

Firefighters control House Fire on Cornelius Pass Road in Multnomah County
Tuesday January 15, 2019, 12:33 AM - (30)

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]

Erik Paulsen appointed to vacant City Council seat
Tuesday January 15, 2019, 12:29 AM - (31)

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 who app ... [More]

Mother & Son Identified in Aloha Mobile Home Murder-Suicide
Sunday January 13, 2019, 9:44 PM - (32)

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 their ... [More]

Bicyclist killed in crash on Hwy 30 - Multnomah County
Sunday January 13, 2019, 8:59 PM - (33)

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 motor ve ... [More]

Mother & child in stroller on crosswalk hit by driver
Sunday January 13, 2019, 8:39 PM - (34)

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, ident ... [More]

Fatal Crash near Seal Rock
Friday January 11, 2019, 2:18 PM - (35)

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 Patricia ... [More]

Sex Offender Sentenced to 450 Months in Prison
Friday January 11, 2019, 2:17 PM - (36)

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 invo ... [More]

Child sex crimes investigation results in five-count indictment
Friday January 11, 2019, 2:17 PM - (37)

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 Count ... [More]

Three Men sentenced for homicide of 17-year-old boy
Tuesday January 8, 2019, 9:38 PM - (38)

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. He ... [More]

34-year-old woman killed on sidewalk when motorist leave road
Tuesday January 8, 2019, 3:25 AM - (39)

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 driv ... [More]

Hwy 18 - Newberg/Dundee Bypass closed by crash
Tuesday January 8, 2019, 3:20 AM - (40)

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]

Jorge Beltran gets 12 year prison sentence for attempting to murder three Gresham teens
Friday January 4, 2019, 6:07 PM - (41)

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 bega ... [More]

Portland Police Officer Involved Shooting Investigation
Friday January 4, 2019, 4:41 AM - (42)

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]

Police want help Locating Missing Gresham Man
Friday January 4, 2019, 4:39 AM - (43)

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]

Governor Brown Supports Tighter Drunk-Driving Laws
Friday January 4, 2019, 4:38 AM - (44)

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 perce ... [More]

Portland, Oregon hotel fires two after police eject black guest from lobby
Sunday December 30, 2018, 5:30 AM - (45)

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]

Grants Pass man killed in two vehicle crash in Josephine County
Sunday December 30, 2018, 5:24 AM - (46)

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 the roa ... [More]

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Portland
Sunday December 30, 2018, 5:19 AM - (47)

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 believe the ... [More]

Oregon hotel employees who called cops on black guest put on leave
Friday December 28, 2018, 6:20 AM - (48)

Two employees accused of racially profiling a black guest in the lobby of a Hilton DoubleTree Hotel in Oregon are on leave Friday morning. The hotel apologized a second time to Jermaine Massey, who in widely shared Instagram videos claimed he was targeted for "calling his mother while black." Mas ... [More]

Man Sentenced to Prison for Raping 13-year-old girl
Friday December 28, 2018, 6:16 AM - (49)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - On December 18, 2018, Judge Charles Bailey sentenced Robert Alan Stewart to 75 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to Rape in the Second-Degree. This case began in 2013, when Stewart met his female victim online. He was 27-years-old at the time but claimed to be 19. His v ... [More]

Two people killed in auto crash on Hwy 22W in Polk County
Friday December 28, 2018, 6:13 AM - (50)

On Thursday, December 27, 2018 at approximately 12:58 pm, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a motor vehicle crash on Hwy 22W near milepost 8. Preliminary investigation revealed that a motorcycle, with attached side car, was traveling eastbound on Hwy ... [More]

Woman killed by train identified
Friday December 28, 2018, 5:56 AM - (51)

On Thursday, December 27, 2018 at approximately 2:20 pm, Salem Police officers responded to the area of Marion St NE and 12th St NE on the report of an adult female being struck by a southbound Union Pacific freight train. The female, identified as Michelle Manis age 46 of Salem, was found deceased ... [More]

Oregon Mountain roads To Get 16 To 24 Inches Of Snow Over Christmas
Friday December 28, 2018, 3:41 AM - (52)

Christmas travel will into the mountains, if you dare, may be exciting as well as dangerous for anyone driving Oregon's high mountain passes or even to the Oregon Coast this year. Snow storms may drop 12 to 24 inches of snow onto Cascade Range between the Willamette Valley and Bend, and a limite ... [More]

Deputies rescue occupant of overturned boat on Siletz river
Thursday December 27, 2018, 3:32 AM - (53)

NEWPORT, Oregon - On Saturday, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Deputies found a drifting boat in the Siletz River. A boat had gone downstream and was now on the riverbank somewhere between Hehe Illahee boat ramp and Mill Park boat ramp. A power boat was dispatched Siletz Valley Fire Department ma ... [More]

Oregon hemp industry poised for big growth after feds sign off
Saturday December 22, 2018, 12:58 AM - (54)

Hemp now has something marijuana doesn’t: federal approval. A provision of the $867 billion farm bill Congress approved this week removes hemp from the list of federally controlled substances and treats the low-THC version of the cannabis plant like any other agricultural crop. If President Donal ... [More]

Standing water warning during morning commute in Portland
Friday December 21, 2018, 12:16 AM - (55)

PORTLAND, Oregon – The Portland area and the Northwest has a strong windstorm warming, one of the strongest of the season so far. It's expected to bring strong winds with utility damage and power interruptions, as well as a heavy flood watch. Overnight, the storm is expected to increase in inte ... [More]

Tigard Man Hit By Car In Crosswalk
Tuesday December 18, 2018, 12:03 AM - (56)

TIGARD, Oregon - Just before 5 p.m. on Monday, December 17, a man was attempting to cross Hall Blvd. in Tigard in a crosswalk and was struck by a car. The incident occurred in the area of a Fanno Creek Trail pedestrian crossing spanning Hall Blvd., just south of Tigard City Hall. The pedestrian was ... [More]

Could Oregon Become the First State to Ban Single-Family Zoning?
Saturday December 15, 2018, 2:58 AM - (57)

Legislation being drafted in Oregon could become the nation's most dramatic effort to address the housing shortages and economic and racial segregation caused by zoning restrictions. Rep. Tina Kotek (D-Portland), speaker of the Oregon House, is drafting legislation that would end single-family zo ... [More]

Forecast For Heavy rain and potential floods
Saturday December 15, 2018, 2:39 AM - (58)

PORTLAND, Oregon - As heavy rains move into the Northwest beginning Sunday, Pacific Power reminds its customers and the public to take precautions to stay safe and comfortable. “We work hard to prevent outages, but heavy rain and wind make it difficult to predict when and where an outage will hap ... [More]

Multnomah County jury convicts former substitute teacher of sexual abuse
Saturday December 15, 2018, 2:03 AM - (59)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced that upon the conclusion of a nine-day trial, a jury convicted 54-year-old Dale Arnold Buckendahl of sexual abuse in the first degree. At trial, the state presented evidence to show that in 2008 the defendant was ... [More]

New Beaverton Medical and Dental Office Opens
Wednesday December 12, 2018, 3:10 PM - (60)

PORTLAND, Oregon – Kaiser Permanente opens its new Beaverton Medical and Dental Office. The new facility is our vision for the future of health care: person-centered care for body, mind and spirit, powered by innovation. The three-floor, 90,000-square-foot facility replaces the current Beaverton ... [More]

Clackamas Community College lands Metallica grant
Wednesday December 12, 2018, 3:07 PM - (61)

OREGON CITY – Thanks to the band Metallica, Clackamas Community College (CCC) is moving more heavy metal into its career technical education programs. The college is one of 10 recipients of a $100,000 grant from the Metallica Scholars Initiative, funded by Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundati ... [More]

Jefferson County Deputy Charged With Raping Woman
Wednesday December 12, 2018, 2:10 AM - (62)

On October 15, 2018, detectives assigned to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit received information regarding an intimate video that had been posted on the internet without the consent of a person in it. During the investigation, detectives learned that from July of 2014 t ... [More]

12 apartments Evacuated in Hillsboro Attic Fire
Monday December 10, 2018, 2:03 AM - (63)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - At 4:30 Friday afternoon Hillsboro Fire Department Station 6 was dispatched to a commercial fire at the Commons at Verandas Apartments on NE Overlook Drive. Firefighters on Engine 6 arrived to find smoke coming from the attic of a group of twelve apartments, the smoke alarms s ... [More]

Officer-Involved Shooting in Northeast Portland's Sullivan's Gulch Neighborhood
Saturday December 8, 2018, 2:01 AM - (64)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The investigation into this evening's officer-involved shooting is continuing and expected to keep the Hollywood Fred Meyer and Starbucks closed the rest of the evening. The Portland Police Bureau's Homicide Detail and East County Major Crimes Team are conducting the investigation ... [More]

Vehicle Crash Closes Lancaster
Saturday December 8, 2018, 2:00 AM - (65)

A single vehicle crash has closed Lancaster Drive SE between State Street and Mahrt Street SE. A vehicle has struck a power pole causing it to fall across Lancaster. No one was injured in the crash and the driver is cooperating with deputies. Power is out to the area affecting some 2600 PGE customer ... [More]

Salem Log train derailment closes many streets
Wednesday December 5, 2018, 4:04 AM - (66)

SALEM, Oregon - A train hauling logs derailed near Front Street NE and Hood Street Tuesday night. Railroad crews were able to decouple the derailed cars from the rest of the train. This allowed the locomotive and numerous cars to continue on out of Salem, opening Commercial St Ne, Liberty St NE and ... [More]

Animal rights activists plan rally outside Oregon Zoo over Lily the elephant's death
Monday December 3, 2018, 5:47 AM - (67)

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland residents and the animal rights activists are planning to rally at the Oregon Zoo entrance Saturday evening to protest zoo animal captivity after Lily the elephant died Thursday. The rally and vigil is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. outside the Oregon Zoo. Activists p ... [More]

Oregon Attorney General Approves Psilocybin Ballot Measure Language
Saturday December 1, 2018, 6:25 AM - (68)

Oregon officials have certified the ballot title for a proposal to let licensed medical professionals administer psilocybin, the main active ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms, for therapeutic purposes. If approved by voters, the state would be the first in the U.S. to allow legal use of the substa ... [More]

Ashland police wrongfully arrest African-American man
Thursday November 29, 2018, 6:16 AM - (69)

Ashland police say they’re in the midst of determining why officers arrested an innocent African-American man following a disturbance at an Ashland store Monday evening. The 20-year-old was held in the Jackson County Jail Monday overnight on a harassment charge that falsely accused him of making ... [More]

Medford Man Dies in Eastern Oregon Prison
Thursday November 29, 2018, 6:06 AM - (70)

MEDFORD, Oregon - A Medford man with a history of at least 15 DUII charges died Friday at an Eastern Oregon prison. Darrick William Roberts, 53, died in a hospital near the Snake River Correctional Institution in Ontario, where he had been incarcerated, Oregon Department of Corrections officials ... [More]

Napa Valley Winery and Oregon Winemakers Feud Over Pinot Labeling Rights
Thursday November 29, 2018, 5:52 AM - (71)

Pinot noir is one of the finickiest grapes, but with proper nurturing it produces an amazing wine. Officials in Oregon and at a U.S. government agency are similarly finicky, and are stomping on a California winery’s claims that it makes an Oregon pinot. Copper Cane, a Napa Valley, California, win ... [More]

Ridgefield School District Bond Measure Set for February 12 Ballot
Thursday November 29, 2018, 5:46 AM - (72)

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 – Ridgefield, WA – On Tuesday, November 27, Ridgefield School District’s board members voted in favor of putting a $77 million bond issue up for a vote on February 12, 2019.  If approved by the voters, the bond proceeds, along with approximately $15 m ... [More]

Bloody Trail Leads To One Person Injured in Northwest Portland
Thursday November 29, 2018, 5:44 AM - (73)

On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at 8:42 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of shots fired in the area of the 300 block of Northwest 20th Avenue. Officers arrived in the area and spoke to witnesses who reported hearing several gunshots in the area. Officers conducted an area ... [More]

Oregon State Trooper Shot 12 Times Files $30M Lawsuit
Wednesday November 28, 2018, 5:45 AM - (74)

PORTLAND, Oregon — An Oregon State Police trooper is suing Washington County's 911 Center over what they say was mishandling of a call that ended with him shot 12 times. Nic Cederberg and Hayley Shelton filed the federal lawsuit in Portland Monday. Cederberg's lawsuit claims Washington County ... [More]

Man Arrested for Financing Homes Used to Grow marijuana
Wednesday November 28, 2018, 5:43 AM - (75)

PORTLAND, Oregon — A man was sentenced to a year and a half in federal prison for hiding pot growth in specially constructed homes. 65-year-old Yim Sun Chan pleaded guilty in May to conspiracy to manufacture pot. He was sentenced Tuesday. Chan paid cash for the homes and had accomplices modify ... [More]

Fossil fuel consumption has damaged Oregon's marine waters
Wednesday November 28, 2018, 5:39 AM - (76)

PORTLAND, Oregon — An environmental group is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging that fossil fuel consumption has damaged Oregon's marine waters by causing ocean acidification that's killing off shellfish. A lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Portland by the Ce ... [More]

Pharmacist accused of placing hidden cameras to record naked females
Wednesday November 28, 2018, 5:38 AM - (77)

Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced a 71-count indictment was unsealed after 34-year-old Johnny Tuck Chee Chan appeared in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Chan was arrested on November 26, 2018 by members of the United States Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force in the 9900 ... [More]

Fatal vehicle crash on Hwy 101 In Coos County
Wednesday November 28, 2018, 5:35 AM - (78)

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at approximately 1:00 P.M. Oregon State Police and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 101 near milepost 229. Preliminary investigation shows that a Honda Accord, operated by Ashley Ridenour (31) of Reedsport, was traveling southbound on Hwy 1 ... [More]

Head on crash Hwy 199 In Josephine County
Monday November 26, 2018, 6:30 AM - (79)

On Friday, November 23, 2018 at approximately 7:20 pm, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle crash on Hwy199 near milepost 22 near Selma, OR. Preliminary investigation revealed that a white 2005 Toyota Corolla, operated by Briana Varela (27) ... [More]

Man Flees from Police in a Stolen car
Monday November 26, 2018, 6:26 AM - (80)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, November 24, 2018, at 10:58 p.m., officers assigned to the Portland Police Bureau Tactical Operation Division's Gang Enforcement Team observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Southeast Division Street near Southeast 139th Avenue. Officers observed t ... [More]

Arrest After Suspect Fires Gun During Domestic Violence Investigation
Monday November 26, 2018, 6:25 AM - (81)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Sunday, November 25, 2018, at 5:03 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a residence in the 5000 block of Southeast 118th Avenue on the report of a domestic violence assault. When officers arrived on scene, they contacted the victim of the domestic violence assault, as ... [More]

Oregon collecting more marijuana tax money than expected
Friday November 23, 2018, 9:26 AM - (82)

SALEM — Oregonians are buying more legal pot than expected. That means they are also poised to pay more taxes on it — about $12.5 million more in the current budget than state economists projected several months ago. The average price of a gram of cannabis on the retail market has dropped from ... [More]

Portland Police Officers on Leave After Man Dies at Hospital
Friday November 23, 2018, 9:23 AM - (83)

PORTLAND, Oregon — A man restrained by Portland police died at a hospital. The officers are on paid leave while an investigation takes place. The incident started Thursday night with reports of a person yelling and running in the streets. When Portland State University officers found the man, ... [More]

Passenger dies in single vehicle crash on icy roads - Klamath County
Friday November 23, 2018, 9:21 AM - (84)

Oregon State Police report that on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at approximately 10:37pm, State Troopers responded to Hwy 140W for a single vehicle rollover crash. Investigation reveals that a 2006 Ford F250, operated by Andres Mares (19) of Klamath Falls, was traveling east on Hwy 140W when he l ... [More]

Death Investigation After Subject Transported to Area Hospital
Friday November 23, 2018, 9:20 AM - (85)

On Thursday, November 22, 2018, at 8:19 p.m., Central Precinct Officers and Portland State University Police Department Officers responded to perform a welfare check near Southwest 6th Avenue and Southwest Mill Street on multiple reports of a subject yelling and running in the streets. Portland ... [More]

First-ever Oregon dinosaur bone found by scientists
Monday November 19, 2018, 4:01 AM - (86)

University of Oregon scientists have found the first confirmed dinosaur bone in Oregon, Fox 12 Oregon reports. The toe bone belonged to a plant-eating, bipedal dinosaur known as an ornithopod and is estimated to date back 103 million years to a geological period that also gave rise to Tyrannosaur ... [More]

Woman Arrested In Saturday Night Robbery, Carjacking
Monday November 19, 2018, 3:54 AM - (87)

PORTLAND, Oregon - 39-year-old Shirene Nicole Singh was arrested and taken to the Multnomah County Jail on a charge of Robbery in the First Degree. On Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 8:42 p.m., officers assigned to North Precinct and the Tactical Operation Division's Gang Enforcement Team responded ... [More]

Stabbing in Portland's Eliot Neighborhood
Monday November 19, 2018, 3:42 AM - (88)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Sunday, November 18, 2018, at 2:07 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to Northeast 2nd Avenue and Northeast Schuyler Street on the report that of a person suffering a stab wound was at a nearby business. Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived and located an ... [More]

Portland police report weapons at demonstrations
Sunday November 18, 2018, 5:20 AM - (89)

A small protest called #HimToo organized by the far-right group Patriot Prayer was met by hundreds of counter-protesters in Portland on Saturday, CBS Portland affiliate KOIN reports. The protests were meant to be peaceful, but clashes began as the groups started to disperse. Portland police said ... [More]

Mayor Ted Wheeler says he can't wait until his term as mayor is over
Sunday November 18, 2018, 4:56 AM - (90)

On Thursday, after finishing a speech at the Oregon Health Forum in which he was heckled, Wheeler mumbled, “I can’t wait for the next 24 months to be over,” indicating he may not seek re-election. "If you know me, you know I mutter quite a bit,” Wheeler said in a statement issued later in the day ... [More]

Oregon Welfare Workers Allowed Boy In Dangerous Home
Sunday November 18, 2018, 4:49 AM - (91)

PORTLAND, Oregon — A man pled guilty to repeatedly injuring his 7-year-old son after state child welfare workers placed the boy in his custody despite his lengthy history of domestic violence and an order barring him from seeing his two younger sons. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Robert Lamb p ... [More]

Massive Bird Death in Hillsboro
Sunday November 18, 2018, 4:46 AM - (92)

HILLSBORO, Oregon — Oregon authorities are looking into a mass bird death in the Hillsboro area. A red-tailed hawk, bald eagle, and many red-winged blackbirds and European starlings were found dead in a field in Hillsboro a few days ago. A few birds have been taken to a U.S. Fish and Wildlife ... [More]

Six People Arrested in Portland Demonstration
Sunday November 18, 2018, 4:43 AM - (93)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, November 17, 2018, during protest events near Terry Schrunk Plaza and Chapman Square Park, six people were arrested. The General Services Administration, the federal agency responsible for Terry Schrunk Plaza, approved a permit for a group to use the plaza today. ... [More]

Stabbing Investigation in Portland's Old Town/Chinatown
Sunday November 18, 2018, 4:40 AM - (94)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 5:27 p.m., Central Precinct and Transit Division officers responded to the report of a stabbing near Northwest 6th Avenue and Northwest Irving Street. Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived and located an adult male with an injury o ... [More]

25-year-old Dead in Head-on Crash, Five Others Injured
Sunday November 18, 2018, 4:39 AM - (95)

CORNELIUS, Oregon - On Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies serving the City of Cornelius responded to a head-on crash at Tualatin Valley Highway and NW 341 Avenue. Deputies found a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat had been driving west on Tualatin V ... [More]

Hate Crime On The Rise In Oregon, But Possibly More Than Data Show
Thursday November 15, 2018, 4:58 PM - (96)

Every year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation releases national hate crime statistics. According to that data, hate crimes in Oregon are up by 40 percent from 2016 to 2017. But there are limits to the data. Of the 214 Oregon agencies that participate in the FBI’s hate crime tracking progr ... [More]

Thursday November 15, 2018, 12:36 PM - (97)

Oregon employers added 4,600 jobs in October. New data from the State of Oregon Employment Department said the seasonally adjusted nonfarm payroll numbers follow a revised gain of 4,700 jobs in September. Economist David Cooke said monthly gains were widespread with nine of the top thirteen indus ... [More]

Tigard Homeowner Confronts and Shoots Intruder
Thursday November 15, 2018, 11:58 AM - (98)

TIGARD, Oregon - Just after 7:15 AM today, a 9-1-1 call alerted Tigard Police that an intruder was attempting entry into a residence located at 11075 SW Sage Terrace in Tigard. The caller advised the police dispatcher that he confronted the suspect and a gun was discharged. Tigard Police were on-sce ... [More]

St. Charles Health System removes gender designation from patient ID bracelets
Thursday November 15, 2018, 9:40 AM - (99)

BEND, Oregon – A hospital in central Oregon has made a small change that represented a huge difference for its transgender patients: It removed the gender designation from patient identification bracelets. The Bulletin newspaper in Bend reports the St. Charles Health System adopted the change las ... [More]

Jeff Merkley pushes for Oregon law change to run for both Senate and president in 2020
Thursday November 15, 2018, 9:38 AM - (100)

Longtime Sen. Jeff Merkley is reportedly seeking a change to Oregon’s laws that would allow him to simultaneously run for president and re-election to the Senate in 2020. “Sen. Merkley has been approached by Oregonians who have expressed interest in changing the law,” spokesman Ray Zaccaro told t ... [More]

Oregon Affected By Wildfires in California that killed 50
Thursday November 15, 2018, 5:42 AM - (101)

SALEM, Oregon - Oregon is starting to see more affects from the massive wildfires burning in California. The DEQ Air Quality Index Map shows the air quality is in the moderate range this morning, up and down the Willamette valley. Earlier this morning Portland reached the “Unhealthy For Sensitive Gr ... [More]

Man sentenced after raping a 14-year-old Portland girl
Thursday November 15, 2018, 3:45 AM - (102)

PORTLAND, Oregon — Man convicted of raping a 14-year-old Portland girl has been sentenced to more than two years in Oregon prison after a sexual assault kit linked him to the crime 49-year-old Chanh Van Tran was sentenced Tuesday after he pleaded guilty last week to third-degree rape and third-d ... [More]

More than $1 million in unclaimed prizes expire soon
Monday November 12, 2018, 3:47 PM - (103)

November 5, 2018 - Salem, Ore. – With each Powerball drawing many Oregonians win prizes that aren’t the large jackpot prize. Last November, two lucky Powerball players in Portland, were amongst these Oregonians, with each winning significant non-jackpot prizes. However, more often than people would ... [More]

Detained asylum seekers in Oregon file federal lawsuit
Sunday November 4, 2018, 3:20 AM - (104)

PORTLAND, Oregon — Two federal prisoners who had sought asylum in Sheridan have filed a lawsuit charging the Trump administration had violated various religious protections. Gurpreet Singh and Pachattar Singh filed a federal lawsuit Thursday saying they weren't allowed to follow customs of their ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Early Saturday in Portland's Montavilla Neighborhood
Sunday November 4, 2018, 3:14 AM - (105)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Yesterday at 2:36 AM, Portland police responded to a residence in the 700 block of Southeast 88th Avenue on the report of a disturbance involving gunfire. Officers arrived at the scene and contacted multiple people with information about a disturbance. During the initial inves ... [More]

Highway 22 westbound from Edgewater exit to Rosemont exit closed
Sunday November 4, 2018, 3:12 AM - (106)

Highway 22 westbound will be closed between the Edgewater exit and the Rosemont exit as police investigate a crash involving a pedestrian at that location. ... [More]

Two Firearms Seized After Shooting Suspect Arrested Friday Morning
Saturday November 3, 2018, 12:54 AM - (107)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Early Friday morning , police served multiple search warrants in connection with a shooting investigation that began in early October. Search warrants were served at residences in the 4300 block of North Kerby Avenue and the 7300 block of Southeast Claybourne Street. During th ... [More]

Man Sentenced to 17 Years in Deadly Portland Shooting
Friday November 2, 2018, 7:16 AM - (108)

PORTLAND, Oregon — An Oregon man convicted in a deadly shooting in Portland's Old Town was sentenced to 17 years in prison. On Thursday, Thomas Dorris pleaded guilty last month to first-degree manslaughter, third-degree assault and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Back in June 2016, D ... [More]

Impaired Driver Captured by Beaverton K-9 After Fleeing Crash
Friday November 2, 2018, 7:10 AM - (109)

On Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 5:47 a.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a vehicle crash at the intersection of Southwest Bald Peak Road and Southwest Laurelwood Road in unincorporated Washington County. As a deputy was arriving, a black 2011 Chevrolet Camaro, with si ... [More]

Longview man arrested for making bomb threats
Friday November 2, 2018, 7:06 AM - (110)

LONGVIEW, Washington - On 11/01/18 the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a Facebook posting of a Longview man holding what appeared to be a bomb, and who had written the comment, “Walt’s Meats Company will be closed tomorrow. Thank you for your loyal meat buying. Have a nice Hallowee ... [More]

Oregon Women Get 30 Days In Jail For Horse Neglect
Thursday November 1, 2018, 9:43 AM - (111)

BEND, Oregon — Two Oregon women have been convicted of failing to care for more than 80 horses on a ranch in Terrebonne. They were sentenced to 30 days in jail. The Bulletin reports 68-year-old Linda Stream and her 42-year-old daughter Christina Hart were sentenced Tuesday in Deschutes County aft ... [More]

Inmates walks away from Marion County Transition Center
Thursday November 1, 2018, 6:45 AM - (112)

SALEM, Oregon - On November 1st, 2018 around 6am an inmate from the Marion County Transition Center walked away from the facility. The inmate is 44 year old Mark Alvarado. Mr Alcarado is 5'06 tall and weighs approximately 230 lbs. Mr Alvarado was being held at the Transition Center on a Probation ... [More]

Timothy Cato charged with murder in death of Tyler Chism
Tuesday October 30, 2018, 3:27 AM - (113)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday, 59-year-old Timothy Cato was charged in connection with the homicide of 28-year-old Tyler Chism. On October 25, 2018, shortly after 2 a.m., officers assigned to the Portland Police Bureau responded to the area of Northwest 3rd Avenue and Northwest Everett Street on t ... [More]

Fire Affecting Three People in Beaverton
Tuesday October 30, 2018, 2:25 AM - (114)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - A home fire at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 29, 2018 in the 5200 block of SW Lombard Avenue in Hillsboro, Washington County. Three adults were in the fire area and escaped. The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary hous ... [More]

Organic Farmers In Southern Oregon Fear The Cannabis Boom May Have Poisoned Oregon Lands
Monday October 29, 2018, 7:05 AM - (115)

As large farms popped up across Oregon during the cannabis boom that followed the legalization of recreational marijuana, the state's landscape and economy changed. Oregon declined to limit the number of licenses when the state legalized cannabis, allowing an unlimited number of growers. Last fal ... [More]

Abortion Becoming Increasingly Difficult For Oregon Women
Monday October 29, 2018, 6:00 AM - (116)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Accessing abortion has become increasingly difficult in parts of the US. As a result, a growing number of reproductive rights activists say it is time American women learn the facts about "self-managing abortion" with pills. Kate could tell something was wrong. She'd been feeling ... [More]

$750 million Powerball jackpot Is The 4th Largest in U.S. History!
Sunday October 28, 2018, 3:04 AM - (117)

SALEM, Oregon - $750 million Powerball bucks. The largest jackpot is hot on the heels of Mega Millions’ record jackpot win on Oct. 23. The current $750 million Powerball jackpot is the fourth largest in U.S. history and third largest in Powerball game history. The next Powerball drawing is Sat ... [More]

Driver Arrested For DUI, Pedestrian in Critical Condition
Saturday October 27, 2018, 3:41 AM - (118)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The driver who hit a pedestrian near the intersection of Southeast 146th Avenue and Southeast Stark Street has been arrested by Portland police. Police believe 64-year-old William C. Leptich was the driver of a Ford F-150 and was driving while intoxicanted. He was arrested and ... [More]

Armed Man Arrested n North Portland Grocery Store - No Reported Injuries
Friday October 26, 2018, 3:34 AM - (119)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Today just after 4 PM, multiple 911 calls reported a man inside the Fred Meyer store at 7404 North Interstate Avenue, with a gun. Police to the 911 emergency call and subdued 46-year-old David M. Huntley. He was arrested without incident. Police then searched the area but f ... [More]

Pacific University Names Sarah Phillips Dean of College of Arts & Sciences
Friday October 26, 2018, 12:34 AM - (120)

FOREST GROVE -- Dr. Sarah Phillips, who has served as interim dean of the Pacific University College of Arts & Sciences for the past 16 months, has been selected to continue the role on a permanent basis, Provost John Miller announced today. “I am extremely pleased that Dr. Phillips has agreed to ... [More]

Former Oregon State Police Spokesman Pleads Not Guilty
Wednesday October 24, 2018, 6:28 AM - (121)

BEND, Oregon — A former Oregon State Police Spokesman for Oregon State Police entered a plea of not guilty to harassment charges involving his estranged wife. 43-year-old Capt. Bill Fugate appeared in Deschutes County Circuit Court on Tuesday, entering the not guilty plea to two misdemeanor count ... [More]

Criminal Charges Dropped Against Marion County Circuit Judge
Wednesday October 24, 2018, 6:25 AM - (122)

PORTLAND, Oregon — Judge Julie Frantz dismissed all criminal charges against a suspended Marion County Circuit judge the day before his trial. A key witness in the case against him wasn't willing to participate. A jury was expected to hear opening statements Wednesday on whether Vance Day allowed ... [More]

Pedestrian Hit on Old Salem Road in Millersburg
Wednesday October 24, 2018, 6:22 AM - (123)

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon reports today at 9:45 a.m., his deputies responded to a crash involving a car hitting a pedestrian on Old Salem Road, near Kathryn Street in Millersburg. Deputies learned that Alexander Sullivan, 27, of Albany was walking south on the west side of Old Salem Road. The ... [More]

Driver iarrested after Hit and Run Crash with School Bus near Donald
Wednesday October 24, 2018, 5:15 AM - (124)

DONALD, Oregon - A man from Aurora was arrested today for a hit and run incident. He is charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving another vehicle and a school bus full of children. At at 8:45 AM, this morning deputies were sent to the intersection of Butteville Rd NE and Ehlen Rd NE jus ... [More]

Lost Valley Farm Fined $187K for 224 Violations
Wednesday October 17, 2018, 5:58 AM - (125)

SALEM, Oregon — Lost Valley Farm near Boardman has been fined $187,000 after finding 224 violations of its wastewater permit. The fine was announced last week and imposed by the Oregon Department of Agriculture. The violations occurred between June 2017 and August 2018 include allowing manure la ... [More]

Last Day to Register to Vote in Oregon
Wednesday October 17, 2018, 5:53 AM - (126)

SALEM, Oregon - Check to see if you're registered here if you've moved or somehow you've managed to slip through the state records or their effort to register everyone who gets a driver's license. For in-person registration, Multnomah County's elections office is open till 7 pm tonight at 1040 SE ... [More]

Semi Truck loaded with cattle crashes on I-84
Wednesday October 17, 2018, 5:42 AM - (127)

Investigation revealed that a 2012 Peterbilt semi truck, being operated by Shannon Dwinell (46) of Great Bend, KS, was westbound on I-84 when for unknown reasons left the roadway, struck the guardrail, and overturned. Dwinell sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. ... [More]

Free Kids Safety Seat Clinic
Wednesday October 17, 2018, 5:41 AM - (128)

On October 20, 2018, Beaverton Police Department, along with Safe Kids Coalition of Washington County and Kuni Auto Center, will be offering a free child safety seat clinic. The clinic will run from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM at the Kuni Auto Center located at 3725 SW Cedar Hills Blvd. Beaverton, OR 970 ... [More]

Prison Lockdown At Snake River After Staff Assaulted
Monday October 15, 2018, 6:06 AM - (129)

ONTARIO, Oregon — The Snake River Correctional Institution at Ontario, Oregon was placed on lockdown not long after an inmate allegedly assaulted a staff member. Prison officials say the assault happened around 10:30 Saturday morning. The staff member at the prison was hospitalized with unkno ... [More]

Polk County Man Dies After Being Shot in Head
Monday October 15, 2018, 6:01 AM - (130)

DALLAS, Oregon — A Polk County man died after being shot in the head during an incident south of Independence. 31-year-old Joseph Sieg died after being shot Thursday night. The emergency call came was reported at 8:38 p.m. to notify police of the incident. Multiple attempts at to save Siegs ... [More]

Three Homes Saved From Fire Destruction Near Salem
Monday October 15, 2018, 5:56 AM - (131)

SALEM, Oregon - Just before 3 pm on Sunday afternoon SW Polk Fire responded to a high risk grass fire off of Highway 22 near Highway 51, about 5 miles west of the City of Salem. Approximately 30 fire personnel from SW Polk, Dallas Fire & EMS, Polk Fire Dist #1, Salem Fire and Oregon Department o ... [More]

Red Cross Responds with Emergency Agencies in Salem Affecting 3 Adults and 2 Children
Monday October 15, 2018, 5:50 AM - (132)

The Red Cross responded to a single family home fire on Sunday October, 14, 2018 at approximately 19:37 hours on Interstate 5 near Salem, Oregon. This single family fire affected a family of 2 adults and 3 children. Red Cross provided assistance for temporary lodging, along with assistance to add ... [More]

Oregon wildlife commission OKs rules for salvaging roadkill for human consumption
Saturday October 13, 2018, 9:13 AM - (133)

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission on Friday adopted administrative rules for the salvage of roadkilled deer and elk. The new rules are needed to implement Senate Bill 372, passed by the 2017 Oregon State Legislature. The rules take effect on Jan. 1, 2019. The commissio ... [More]

To Bee or Not to Bee - Is Oregon Bee Population Declining
Saturday October 13, 2018, 8:04 AM - (134)

NEWBERG, Oregon - Is the bee species population in Oregon declining? There seems to be a real problem answering that question. Tracking them that is. The European honey bee gets most of the attention. Fuzzy bumble bees to glistening sweat bees and stately long horns, native bees are wild critte ... [More]

Defendant Lunges for Officer's Gun in Newport Courtroom
Friday October 12, 2018, 5:58 AM - (135)

NEWPORT, Oregon — A man reached and tried to grab a police officer's gun in a Newport courtroom this week. One official stated that perhaps a year-old federal appeals decision contributed to the near-disaster. A judge had denied a request by deputies to restrain 27-year-old Scott Lemmon in court ... [More]

30-year-old graduate student dies on Mt Hood
Friday October 12, 2018, 5:50 AM - (136)

TIMBERLINE LODGE - 30-year-old David Lee Yaghmourian, from Glendale, Arizona, died on Mt Hood in a hiking trip. His body was found by rescuers to Timberline Lodge and turned over the Clackamas County Medical Examiner, who made a preliminary ID that this was in fact Mr. Yaghmourian. The search mis ... [More]

Springville Brush Fire Injures Two
Friday October 12, 2018, 4:40 AM - (137)

At 2:52 p.m. today, multiple calls to 911 reported a brush fire in the 12000 block of Northwest Springville Road in unincorporated Multnomah County. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters arrived within 10 minutes of being dispatched to find smoke next to a barn and flames spreading quickly. ... [More]

US attorneys attempt to stop Climate Change Lawsuit
Wednesday October 10, 2018, 5:44 AM - (138)

EUGENE, Oregon— The US government has once again asked a judge to stop legal proceedings in a climate change lawsuit filed by a group of young people scheduled for trial in Oregon later this month. US attorneys filed a motion last week in federal court in Eugene, requesting a stay pending a revie ... [More]

Building a Digital Defense Against Hoax Threats
Wednesday October 10, 2018, 5:37 AM - (139)

PORTLAND Oregon - Both schools and police agencies throughout Oregon and across the country are trying to manage the increasing number of threats that get shared, called in, or posted online each day. Once school officials and officers learn of these threats, it can take quite a bit of money and ti ... [More]

Marion county judge’s appeal rejected by US Supreme Court
Wednesday October 10, 2018, 5:33 AM - (140)

WASHINGTON DC — The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from a Marion County judge who was suspended after allegations that he had refused to marry gay couples and had broken gun laws. The justices on Tuesday left in place the three-year suspension against Judge Vance Day, who had argued ... [More]

Deputies save infant who stopped breathing in Oregon City store
Wednesday October 10, 2018, 5:19 AM - (141)

OREGON CITY, Oregon - Oregon sheriff’s deputies were credited with saving the life of a 1-week-old after she stopped breathing during a trip to the mall with her parents last month, the girl’s mother told FOX 12. Jessie Siefer said she was feeding her daughter, Audrey Harmon, inside an Oregon Cit ... [More]

2,000-pound, Oregon-grown pumpkin wins California weigh-off
Tuesday October 9, 2018, 5:42 AM - (142)

PLEASANT HILL, Oregon — A man from Pleasant Hill, Oregon raised a giant pumpkin weighing 2,170 pounds that won a pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California. Steve Daletas, of Pleasant Hill, Oregon, on Monday said it was a good seed and so much sunny weather since he planted it April 15 ho ... [More]

Oregon wine industry continues to grow
Tuesday October 9, 2018, 5:34 AM - (143)

A “perfect storm” of high demand and increased production carried the Oregon wine industry to significant economic growth in 2017, according to an annual study by the University of Oregon Institute for Policy Research and Engagement. The latest Oregon Vineyard and Winery Report shows the state ad ... [More]

Woodburn Police Warn of Latest 'Phone Phishing' Scam
Tuesday October 9, 2018, 5:31 AM - (144)

WOODBURN, Oregon – The Woodburn Police Department (WPD) recently received notice from a resident claiming they received a phone call from an individual representing the Woodburn Police Department. The individual told the citizen to call a secondary number, to which another indivi ... [More]

Major Traffic Accident in Portland, Northwest 3rd Avenue.
Tuesday October 9, 2018, 5:22 AM - (145)

On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at 5:18 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a crash near Northwest 3rd Avenue and West Burnside Street on the report of a crash involving a pedestrian and a TriMet bus. Officers and emergency medical responders arrived at the scene and located an adult femal ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Overnight in Portland's Centennial Neighborhood
Sunday October 7, 2018, 1:36 AM - (146)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, October 5, 2018, at 10:37 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to reports of gunfire at the Speakeasy Lounge, located at 545 Southeast 162nd Avenue. When officers arrived, they searched the area for suspects, injured people, and evidence of gunfire. Officers perfo ... [More]

Oregon PP Leaders Condemn Kavanaugh Confirmation
Sunday October 7, 2018, 1:01 AM - (147)

The Senate just voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States. By doing so, senators ignored the outpouring of opposition to Kavanaugh’s nomination, evidence that he would gut Roe v. Wade if confirmed, allegations of sexual assault, questions about the honesty of his ans ... [More]

Knute Buehler Says He's A Different Kind Of Republican
Tuesday October 2, 2018, 5:01 PM - (148)

As swank candidate fundraisers go, the gathering of possible Knute Buehler supporters on Sept. 12 could hardly have been more cliché. There was the setting: a hillside mansion with a dramatic view of Portland’s twinkling cityscape. There were the attendees: 30 or so well-heeled voters sipping wine ... [More]

Oregon Man Arrested After FBI Agent Was Shot Inside His Booby-Trapped House
Tuesday October 2, 2018, 1:45 PM - (149)

An Oregon man has been charged with assault on a federal officer after a booby trap armed at a property he previously owned activated, shooting and injuring an officer in the leg. Gregory Lee Rodvelt, 66, lost possession of the home and property in the southern Oregon community of Williams by a c ... [More]

Male Pedestrian Killed in Traffic Crash
Monday September 10, 2018, 3:38 PM - (150)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - On September 9, 2018 at 11:37 p.m. Beaverton Police officers responded to an injury traffic crash near the intersection of SW Canyon Rd/SW 103rd Beaverton, Oregon. Officers arrived and found a single vehicle had struck a pedestrian in the eastbound lanes of SW Canyon Rd. ... [More]

Man Arrested in Connection With Aloha Bank Robbery
Monday September 10, 2018, 1:36 PM - (151)

On Monday, September 10, 2018, at 2:22 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a robbery at the U.S. Bank, 19091 SW Tualatin Valley Highway, in the community of Aloha. Employees called to report that a man had passed the teller a note demanding money. The suspect reportedly f ... [More]

The Oregon’s Coast's Slowest Cyclist
Monday September 10, 2018, 5:05 AM - (152)

I set off to bike from the northwesternmost corner of Oregon to my home in Northern California to rehab a torn hamstring and a broken heart. I imagined damp difficult days of riding punctuated by melancholy nights. But instead I found a mellow joyride and a welcoming community. Riding 380 miles alon ... [More]

Police looking for missing 11-year-old boy
Monday September 10, 2018, 3:58 AM - (153)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - Beaverton Police are seeking help in locating a missing 11-year-old Erik Derby. He was last seen at Fir Grove Elementary School, at 6300 SW Wilson Ave., around 8:30 pm on Sunday, September 9th, 2018. Erik has brown hair and is 4 feet, 8 inches tall with a slim build. He was la ... [More]

Female Blogger, Author Indicted on Murder Charge
Thursday September 6, 2018, 5:55 AM - (154)

MEDFORD, Oregon — A well-known author of Jacksonville was charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of her uncle. 28-year-old Aisling "Tucker" Moore Reed was arrested Tuesday following the grand jury indictment last week. Aisling Tucker Moore Reed, known by her pen name Tucker Reed, is a ... [More]

Suspect In June 2 Homicide Investigation Arrested
Thursday September 6, 2018, 5:54 AM - (155)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 68-year-old Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy was arrested at her Washington County home in connection to the murder of 63-year-old Daniel C. Brophy. Thie investigation began on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at 8:30 a.m., when police responded to the report o ... [More]

Endangered Woman Missing Near Tualatin
Thursday September 6, 2018, 3:49 AM - (156)

TUALATIN, Oregon - A Tualatin woman is missing and police are asking for help locating Cheryl Anne Loop, 65. she was last seen near her residence in Tualatin. She reportedly walked away from her residence around 4:00PM on the afternoon of September 5th, and has not been seen or heard from since. ... [More]

Report: Giant Rocks Caused Mount St. Helens Eruption
Wednesday September 5, 2018, 6:01 AM - (157)

PORTLAND, Oregon — Scientists from Oregon State University scientists are saying that Mount St. Helens is out of line with other major volcanoes on the Cascade Range. University geophysicist Adam Schultz believes a giant subsurface rock formation diverted magma, causing Mount St. Helens to form w ... [More]

Portland Man Gets 7 Years for Drug and Firearm Violations
Wednesday September 5, 2018, 5:54 AM - (158)

PORTLAND, Oregon – Yesterday, 28-year-old Christopher James Fleet of Portland was sentenced to 84 months in federal prison for possession of methamphetamine and firearms when arrested by Multnomah County Sheriff’s deputies in August 2017. On August 23, 2017, deputies from the MCSO Special Invest ... [More]

Homicide Investigation Underway on N Marine Dr. - One Person Deceased
Wednesday September 5, 2018, 5:51 AM - (159)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Very early Wednesday morning, a car fire was reported in the 6200 block of North Marine Drive. Firefighters saw a deceased person inside the car and called North Precinct officers. Portland Police sent a Criminalist with the Forensic Evidence Division also responded to assist. ... [More]

Portland, Oregon, Is the Most Exciting Design Destination Right Now
Tuesday September 4, 2018, 7:24 AM - (160)

Before you would even finish asking us to name the cities with the hottest design scenes, we'd blurt out New York, London, Paris, and Milan. Duh. As of this month, though, we have a new locale to add to the list: Portland, Oregon. Sara Bauer, founder of design studio Immaculate Space, is to thank fo ... [More]

Why a saturated marijuana market is leading some Oregon growers to pivot to hemp
Tuesday September 4, 2018, 6:08 AM - (161)

It’s no secret that Oregon is growing far more marijuana than the market can absorb, so some cultivators are turning to MJ’s cousin: hemp. As Oregon cannabis prices continue to sink to new lows amid a product glut, outdoor growers are applying what they know about marijuana and cultivating hemp f ... [More]

Clark County Sheriff's Deputy involved in shooting in Hazel Dell
Tuesday September 4, 2018, 4:57 AM - (162)

On 09/03/18 at about 11:50 PM Clark County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to a hit and run collision in the Felida area. They located the fleeing vehicle and began pursuing the vehicle. The suspect crashed the vehicle and then fled on foot. Deputies continued the chase on foot and during the ... [More]

Injured Horse Rescued From Oregon Mountains
Sunday September 2, 2018, 12:10 AM - (163)

ESTACADA, Oregon — An injured horse found wandering alone in a northeastern Oregon wilderness has been rescued. KATU-TV reports that the 8-year-old horse named Sandy was led out of the Wallowa Mountains last week and is recovering at the Eagle Fern Equine Hospital in Estacada. She's in the ca ... [More]

Man Critically Injured After Crashing Stolen Car
Saturday September 1, 2018, 10:35 PM - (164)

On Saturday, September 1, 2018, at 11:35 a.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an injury crash at NW West Union Rd. and NW Neakahnie Ave. in the Rock Creek neighborhood. Witnesses reported that a white 1998 Honda Civic crossed the center line and crashed head on into a blue ... [More]

Oregon to require notification of marijuana harvest
Friday August 31, 2018, 12:32 AM - (165)

PORTLAND, Ore. — Before Matthew Miller harvests marijuana this fall from his fields in southern Oregon, he’ll have to notify the state for the first time ever — a process that could bring inspectors to make sure none of his pot is being illegally diverted. The new harvest notification policy, whi ... [More]

Suspect Arrested in Portland Sex Assault Investigation
Friday August 31, 2018, 12:22 AM - (166)

On August 11, 2018, at 10:54 p.m., 64-year-old Sandy S. Ortiz was arrested in San Diego, California, in connection to a Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Sex Assault Detail Investigation. This investigation began in May 2018, when a community member contacted the Portland Police Bureau ... [More]

Three People Rescued From Early Morning Cedar Mill Fire
Friday August 31, 2018, 12:13 AM - (167)

TUALATIN, Oregon - Just before 1 a.m. today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were called to a residential fire in the 12800 block of Northwest Lovejoy Court in the Cedar Mill community in unincorporated Washington County. Multiple callers to the 911 dispatch center reported seeing he ... [More]

Police investigating collision of train and cyclist.
Friday August 31, 2018, 12:10 AM - (168)

On August 30, 2018 at approximately 7:30 pm Salem police officers and Salem firefighters responded to State Street and 12th Street on the report of a bicyclist being struck by a train. The male cyclist was declared deceased at the scene by medics. Witnesses reported that the male cyclist had been ... [More]

Boat Captain Accused of Assault Arrested at Sea
Wednesday August 29, 2018, 5:21 AM - (169)

PORTLAND, Oregon — The Coast Guard arrested the captain of a commercial fishing vessel off the coast of Oregon after receiving an anonymous call about a woman in distress. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 38-year-old Branden Vanderploeg of Winchester Bay was charged with assault within maritime j ... [More]

Welfare Check leads to burglary and theft arrest
Wednesday August 29, 2018, 4:12 AM - (170)

On August 28, 2018 at about 8:00 pm Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a welfare check in the area of the Keys Place in Lincoln City, Oregon. Lincoln City Dispatch advised they received a 911 call from a female advising she was lost in the area and scared. At about 8:40 pm Lincoln Coun ... [More]

Oregon slashes daily purchase limits for medical cannabis patients
Tuesday August 28, 2018, 3:23 AM - (171)

In a bid to stem the flow of marijuana product to the black market, Oregon regulators have ordered a steep cut over the next six months in the amount of cannabis that medical MJ patients can buy on a daily basis. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) last Thursday reduced purchasing limits ... [More]

Oregon Drug Sting Nets Man Who Pleads Guilty to Federal Cocaine, Gun Charges
Tuesday August 28, 2018, 2:19 AM - (172)

MEDFORD, Oregon — A man has pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and arms trafficking. Gonzalo Manzo Jr., 33, of Fresno, California, pleaded guilty Monday to cocaine and firearms charges. One of the charges was conspiracy to possess a machine gun and a silencer. The statement said Manzo and ... [More]

Permalink Negotiations in Camas move to mediation
Monday August 27, 2018, 9:37 AM - (173)

Bargaining teams for Camas School District and Camas Education Association met on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. This week, a mediator from the Public Employment Relations Commission will assist both groups as they work toward an agreement. Today at 4:00 p.m., teachers are scheduled to vote on an authori ... [More]

Start of school, tomorrow, August 28, to be delayed
Monday August 27, 2018, 8:36 AM - (174)

Negotiations are continuing today between Evergreen Public Schools and the Evergreen Education Association (EEA). Last Thursday, August 23, EEA took a vote indicating teachers/certificated staff would strike if an agreement was not reached by the first day of school, August 28. Given the uncer ... [More]

Two people dead, one injured, shooting
Friday August 24, 2018, 11:28 PM - (175)

SALEM, Oregon - A late night shooting has left two men dead and another man injured. April 14th, 2018 at 2:28 a.m., deputies were called to Bar Fly’s located at 444 Lancaster Drive NE on a reported shooting. Deputies identified 46-year old Lucias Rashaud Harris as a suspect in this case. The She ... [More]

The Human Bean Cafe in NE Portland Gives Back to Friends of the Children-Portland
Friday August 24, 2018, 9:24 PM - (176)

o commemorate the start of the school year, The Human Bean cafe at 4385 NE Sandy Blvd in Portland, will donate proceeds from specially priced $2 -16 oz. coffee drinks on Tuesday, August 28th to support Friends of the Children-Portland. The Human Bean of Portland is owned and operated by local res ... [More]

Body Of 27-year-old Meighan Cordie Found
Friday August 24, 2018, 5:14 AM - (177)

DAYTON, Oregon - A body believed to be a missing 27-year-old woman was found Thursday morning north of Dayton. “Based on the physical descriptors and clothing, the body appears to be that of Meighan Cordie,” Yamhill County authorities said in a statement. Cordie, 27, the daughter of a Clackama ... [More]

Gregory Craine receives prison sentence for sexually abusing minor
Friday August 24, 2018, 4:07 AM - (178)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced a 20 month prison sentence for a man who manipulated and encouraged a minor female to take and then provide him with nude images of herself. On August 23, 2018, Gregory Craine, 37, appeared before Multnomah County Circu ... [More]

Evergreen Public Schools to continue negotiating with EEA despite strike vote
Friday August 24, 2018, 3:06 AM - (179)

This evening, Evergreen Education Association (EEA) members voted to strike and informed Evergreen Public Schools officials that teachers would not report for the start of school on August 28 if a contract agreement has not been reached. Evergreen Public Schools has offered its teacher group an a ... [More]

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Highway 26 in Washington County
Friday August 24, 2018, 3:04 AM - (180)

On Thursday August 23, 2018 at about 10:10 pm State Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle head on crash on Highway 26 near milepost 43. Preliminary investigation indicates that a grey 2014 Kia Cadenza was traveling eastbound on Highway 26 when for an unknown reason it cros ... [More]

Two People Arrested After Crash
Monday August 20, 2018, 4:19 AM - (181)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - On August 18, 2018 at 9:05 p.m. Beaverton Police officers attempted to stop a 2018 Mercedes near SW Canyon/SW 110th. A witness reported the occupants of the vehicle had stolen hundreds of dollars’ worth of merchandise from Kohl’s. A short vehicle pursuit ensued and the d ... [More]

Stubblefield Fire and Seale Fire Update
Monday August 20, 2018, 3:08 AM - (182)

CONDON, Oregon - There has been steady progress made on the fires burning near Condon in South Gilliam County, 16,700 total acres burned with 29% containment. The resources on the fire today include 21 fire engines, five large water tenders, and 91 fire personnel from agencies all over the State of ... [More]

Oregon Becomes the First State to Legalize Mass Timber High Rises
Saturday August 18, 2018, 5:40 AM - (183)

Oregon has become the first state in the U.S. to allow timber buildings to rise higher than six stories without special consideration. The recent addendum to the state's building code is the result of Oregon’s statewide alternate method (SAM), a program that allows for alternate building techniques ... [More]

Severe Drought To Continue With Hot, Smoky Autumn On The Way
Saturday August 18, 2018, 4:26 AM - (184)

For the middle of September most experts are predicting hot, dry and smoky weather for the Pacific Northwest. The hot and dry conditions should continue well into autumn, with a heavy drought increasing each day. Nearly 70 percent of Oregon is now in "severe drought," with parts of Southern ... [More]

Stabbing at Walking Trail Near Tigard
Saturday August 18, 2018, 3:22 AM - (185)

TIGARD, Oregon - Police are investigating a stabbing at the Barrows Park trail. The incident occurred in the area of Horizon Blvd. just south of Barrows in the Progress Ridge area at approximately 5:30 p.m. on August 17. According to witness statements provided to police, a man walking with his d ... [More]

Man Suspected of Sexually Assaulting Woman in Garden Home
Friday August 17, 2018, 3:29 AM - (186)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - Washington County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspect of a sexual assault that occurred last month in the Garden Home community. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office. On July 19, 2018, at about 4:30 p ... [More]

Oregon SWAT team arrests armed man near Rainer
Thursday August 16, 2018, 4:45 AM - (187)

RAINER, Oregon - On August 14, 2018 at approximately 4:50 PM Oregon State Police Troopers were dispatched to the report of a “road rage” event that occurred in the area of Hwy 30 milepost 45 near Rainer, OR. During this event the parties were involved in a verbal altercation. Troopers responded t ... [More]

Construction worker hit and killed in active contruction zone in Umatilla County
Thursday August 16, 2018, 3:42 AM - (188)

On Tuesday August 14, 2018 at about 8:40 PM a fatal crash occurred on SR 11, milepost 16, near Athena Oregon. The crash occurred in an active construction zone where a repaving project was occurring. Preliminary information shows a construction zone flagger, Tyresa Monaghan (49 ) of Kennewick, ... [More]

Legislators Hire Portland Law Firm to Handle Sexual Harassment Complaint
Tuesday August 14, 2018, 6:16 AM - (189)

SALEM, Oregon — Legislators voted to hire Barran Liebman LLP, a Portland law firm to handle the lawmakers response to a complaint claiming Democrats covered up sexual harassment at the Capitol. Legislative Counsel Dexter Johnson says the firm is not to charge over $100,000 for the work. The co ... [More]

Two Year Embezzlement Prison Term For Bend Man
Tuesday August 14, 2018, 5:23 AM - (190)

BEND, Oregon — A Bend man arrested for stealing $700,000 from his employer was sentenced to two years in prison. William Walton III of Bend was sentenced Monday after entering a no contest plea earlier this year to two charges of first-degree aggravated theft and pay $150,000 in restitution. W ... [More]

Suzuki Driver Killed in Motor Accident
Tuesday August 14, 2018, 5:11 AM - (191)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - On August 13th, 2018 at approximately 8:18 AM, the Hillsboro Police Department responded to a fatal traffic crash on Brookwood at the Highway 26 east on-ramp. This interchange is controlled by a traffic signal. The crash involved a 2009 Suzuki motorcycle and a 2017 Honda CRV. ... [More]

Bend Resident Arrested For Suspecian Of Forest Arson
Tuesday August 14, 2018, 4:10 AM - (192)

On Monday August 13, 2018 at about 2:30pm, the U.S. Forest Service investigated an illegal burn at a primitive campsite located in the Deschutes National Forest off of Forest Service Road 9702, (Benham Falls Road), near the Lava Lands Visitor Center. The burn site was estimated at ¼ acre and eviden ... [More]

Accidental Brush Fire Caused by Use of Flammable Liquid
Friday August 10, 2018, 5:36 AM - (193)

Just before noon today, 911 callers reported a column of smoke coming from a field along SW Shaeffer Road near the W Road intersection in West Linn. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters arrived to find active fire covering more than three acres with potential to spread into nearby trees. Fi ... [More]

Paris McConville receives 18 year prison sentence for killing Ryan Thompson
Friday August 10, 2018, 4:33 AM - (194)

Paris McConville receives 18 year prison sentence for killing Ryan Thompson Late today, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced 35-year-old Paris McConville pleaded guilty to one count of manslaughter in the first degree and one count of assault in the second degree and was sen ... [More]

Oregon Man Sentenced for Intimidation of Muslim Couple
Tuesday August 7, 2018, 4:16 AM - (195)

PORTLAND, Oregon — A Portland man has been accused of threatening a Muslim couple and following them in his car. 50-year-old Fredrick Nolan Sorrell was sentenced Friday to anger management classes, 100 hours of community service and three years of probation.. He pleading no contest in April to t ... [More]

Suspect Arrested After Hitting Pedestrian
Tuesday August 7, 2018, 3:11 AM - (196)

TIGARD, Oregon - On Monday, August 6, 2018, at 5:20 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the area near Northwest Broadway and Northwest Glisan Street on the report that a vehicle was carjacked and the suspect had driven over a pedestrian while driving the stolen vehicle. As officers resp ... [More]

Portland Police Accused Of Excessive Force During Protest
Monday August 6, 2018, 2:44 AM - (197)

PORTLAND, Oregon — On Sunday, Portland police were accused excessive force against protesters at a rally by extreme-right demonstrators. It was reported that some of the demonstrators were injured by police. This prompted the city's new police chief to order a review of officers' use of force. P ... [More]

Shooting in Portland's Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood
Monday August 6, 2018, 1:36 AM - (198)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Sunday, August 5, 2018, at 2 AM., two people were hit by gunfire outside the 7-11 store, located at 3500 Southeast 122nd Avenue. When police arrived they found two men on the ground outside of the entrance to the 7-11. Both men appeared to be suffering from gunshot injuries ... [More]

150,000 Acres of Oregon Land Is Currently Consumed by Wildfires, and the Entire State Is At an Elevated Fire Risk
Saturday August 4, 2018, 7:22 AM - (199)

Increasingly hot, dry summers are making massive wildfires the new normal in the Pacific Northwest. Currently, according to the National Interagency Fire Center, there are 16 fires burning in Oregon, totally roughly 151,603 acres. And NIFC predicts that number could increase in the coming months. ... [More]

Gresham Police sergeant pleads guilty to official misconduct
Saturday August 4, 2018, 7:11 AM - (200)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced Robert Fay, a detective sergeant with the Gresham Police Department, was charged with official misconduct in the first degree. Fay appeared before Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Eric J. Bergstrom and pleaded guilt ... [More]