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1 Two Car collision in Hazel Dell kills Washougal Woman
Wednesday February 19, 2020, 6:38 AM
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 ... [More]    

2 Fight Involving a Gun at Convenience Store, 1 Person Shot
Saturday February 15, 2020, 2:12 AM
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 b ... [More]    

3 Officer Involved Shooting in Silverton, Marion County
Saturday February 15, 2020, 2:11 AM
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 ... [More]    

4 Driver Identified in Deadly I-205 Crash
Tuesday February 11, 2020, 6:58 AM
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 c ... [More]    

5 Shooting at Car Dealership
Sunday February 9, 2020, 8:51 AM
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 a ... [More]    

6 21 people evacuated from Umatilla County flood
Sunday February 9, 2020, 8:48 AM
21 people evacuated from Umatilla County flood

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]    

7 24-year-old woman killed on Hwy 30 In Clatsop County
Friday February 7, 2020, 4:32 AM
24-year-old woman killed on Hwy 30 In Clatsop County
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 ... [More]    

8 Second Alarm Apartment Fire at SE Foster Rd.
Tuesday February 4, 2020, 8:11 AM
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]    
9 Keizer Police Investigating Suspicious Death
Tuesday February 4, 2020, 8:09 AM
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]    
10 Woman Driving Car Shot Near Lloyd Center
Sunday February 2, 2020, 5:27 AM
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 outsid ... [More]    

11 Two Fires in Lebanon Fire District
Friday January 31, 2020, 3:52 AM
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]    
12 Major Crash Team Activation, SE 122nd Ave/Burnside Closed
Friday January 31, 2020, 3:51 AM
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 Ea ... [More]    

13 Gov. Kate Brown’s New 2020 Census Website Could Help Secure Oregon’s 6th Congressional Seat
Tuesday January 28, 2020, 4:29 AM
Gov. Kate Brown’s New 2020 Census Website Could Help Secure Oregon’s 6th Congressional Seat
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 acc ... [More]    

14 Two Fires, Keep Lebanon Firefighters Busy
Tuesday January 28, 2020, 4:23 AM
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]    
15 Dead Man Found Beside Hwy 101 in Coos County
Tuesday January 28, 2020, 4:21 AM
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 ... [More]    

16 Man Sentenced to prison in death of 19-year-old Portland girl
Saturday January 25, 2020, 3:10 AM
Man Sentenced to prison in death of 19-year-old Portland girl
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]    
17 Shooting in Hazelwood Neighborhood, Occupied House Struck
Saturday January 25, 2020, 3:02 AM
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 r ... [More]    

18 Woman Arrested in Connection with September 2019 Shooting
Thursday January 23, 2020, 6:19 AM
Woman Arrested in Connection with September 2019 Shooting
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]    
19 Man Arrested for Attempted Armed Robbery
Thursday January 23, 2020, 6:09 AM
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 ... [More]    

20 Gresham U.S. Bank Fires Woman For Helping struggling man at Christmas
Sunday January 19, 2020, 2:54 AM
Gresham U.S. Bank Fires Woman For Helping struggling man at Christmas
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 receiv ... [More]    

21 Barricaded male who set fire to house arrested
Thursday January 16, 2020, 8:42 AM
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]    
22 Man Arrested in Connection with Thefts, Two Guns Recovered
Thursday January 16, 2020, 8:41 AM
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]    
23 Reward offered for missing 20-year-old Allyson Watterson
Tuesday January 14, 2020, 10:41 PM
Reward offered for missing 20-year-old  Allyson Watterson
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-ye ... [More]    

24 Man dies in Oregon coast crash, dog goes missing
Tuesday January 14, 2020, 10:24 PM
Man dies in Oregon coast crash, dog goes missing
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 Clo ... [More]    

25 Oregon State Police investigating three people being swept into the ocean
Monday January 13, 2020, 2:47 AM
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 appr ... [More]    

26 Man charged with manslaughter following a fatal hit and run
Saturday January 11, 2020, 6:51 AM

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-Navaret ... [More]    

27 Tenmile Lake recreational use health advisory lifted
Saturday January 11, 2020, 6:50 AM
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 guid ... [More]    

28 Extreme Clutter Complicates Firefighting Efforts In SE PDX
Tuesday January 7, 2020, 6:23 AM
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]    
29 Police Seek Help Locating Missing Man
Tuesday January 7, 2020, 6:20 AM
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]    
30 A Fighter Jet Pilot Passed Out While Flying Over Oregon, But Managed to Not Crash
Saturday January 4, 2020, 8:27 AM
A Fighter Jet Pilot Passed Out While Flying Over Oregon, But Managed to Not Crash
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 f ... [More]    

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Monday October 14, 2019 - Times viewed: 8697
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 a.m. at Southern Oregon University’s Raider Stadium in Ashland, Oregon, for Citizen-Soldiers from 1-186th Infantry Battalion and the 141st Brigade Support Battalion, as they prepare to depart to Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. The second ceremony was at 3:30 p.m. at St. Helens High School, Oregon, for Soldiers from Bravo Company, 741st Brigade Engineer Battalion and the 141st Brigade Support Battalion, as they depart for the Middle East. The two units are part of several deployments that the 41st IBCT are sending to different areas of the world. In total, the 41st is scheduled to deploy more than 1,600 Oregon service members to five different countries: Djibouti, Jordan, Kosovo, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. "These ceremonies offer an opportunity for our communities to show support for not only our service members, but also for our families and employers," said Col. Eric ...
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Friday October 11, 2019 - Times viewed: 8667
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 Halbersma carries firearms and body armor with him in his car, which was described as an older blue Ford Crown Victoria. Several hours after receiving the initial call, Newport Officers located an older blue Mercury Grand Marquis traveling through Newport. Officers were able to positively identify the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle as Halbersma. NPD Officer conducted a high risk vehicle stop at the intersection of N Coast Hwy and NE Avery St. Halbersma was compliant during the stop and was taken into custody without incident. During a subsequent search of Halbersma’s vehicle, an amount of Methamphetamine was located along with a .22 caliber revolver and ammunition. Halbersma was lodged at the Lincoln County Jail on the following charges: Felon in Possession of a Firearm Unlawful Possession of Meth. ...
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Sunday October 6, 2019 - Times viewed: 8746
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, October 4, 2019, at 9:21 a.m., Central Precinct Officers responded to the 2500 block of Northeast Flan ...

Sunday October 6, 2019 - Times viewed: 8705
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 both of them and made threats to kill them. Probable cause for the crimes of Assault II – DV (wit ...

Wednesday October 2, 2019 - Times viewed: 8804
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 incidents. Officers found the woman and arrested her. During the investigation, a handgun was found on her ...

Tuesday October 1, 2019 - Times viewed: 8823
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 intentionally throwing roofing nails onto local streets, primarily in the early morning hours while ...

Saturday September 28, 2019 - Times viewed: 8819
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 trailer is usually stored at a local church. He said the trailer was stolen sometime between Sunda ...

Saturday September 28, 2019 - Times viewed: 8745
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 immediately transported to an area hospital with traumatic injuries. A witness, the vehicle driver ...

Thursday September 26, 2019 - Times viewed: 8891
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 on Hwy 7 when it left the roadway, struck a rock, and then rolled into a canal. Simonski-Davis sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. Speed and failing to use seat belt are being investigated as possible contributing factors. OSP was assisted by Baker City Fire Department, Baker County Sheriff's Office, and ODOT ...
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Tuesday September 24, 2019 - Times viewed: 8886
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 following the suspect and he was in a parking lot a few blocks away. Officers located a man matching the ...

Tuesday September 24, 2019 - Times viewed: 8903
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 stopped and picked up Jorgensen. Detectives would like to speak to the driver or occupants of th ...

Thursday September 19, 2019 - Times viewed: 8922

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 the pump. These rollbacks take the country backwards at the exact time other nations are acceleratin ...

Sunday September 15, 2019 - Times viewed: 8977
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 and female. As they responded they also learned that witnesses heard a sound of a gunshot. When officers arrived, witnesses pointed out a suspect vehicle leaving the scene. Officers stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver, Edwards. During the investigation, officers determined that during an argument, Edwards fired a gun at the tire of the victim's vehicle, flattening it. They also learned he strangled the victim. Edwards was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on Domestic Violence charges of Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Coercion, Strangulation (2 counts), Menacing, Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm (city code), Interfering with Making a Police Report, Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree, and Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree. ...
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Friday September 13, 2019 - Times viewed: 9198
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 the threat of a tsunami in the aftermath of a Cascadia Subduction Zone Earth and the ASB students felt they could make a lasting impact on the community. In their presentation to Seaside’s City Council on November 26, 2018, the ASB students helped motivate leaders in Seaside to work with state and federal partners to secure funding for new, prevalent tsunami evacuation “leaving” markers that have been placed, and are continuing to be placed, in Seaside and other coastal communities. Along with City of Seaside and Office of Emergency Management leadership, the students are scheduled to meet at the Cove in Seaside on Wednesday, September 18 at 11:15 a.m., on Sunset Blvd to reflect on their work with short walk out of the inundation zone to one of the new “leaving” markers. Public and media are invited to attend. The project was funded under an award by the National Oceanic and Atmo ...
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Sunday September 8, 2019 - Times viewed: 9163
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 fastener tool (photo). The man had not been able to make entry. When challenged by the officers, the ...

Sunday September 8, 2019 - Times viewed: 9182
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. was traveling southbound on Hwy 50 when for unknown reasons the Jeep veered off the road and struck a ...

Sunday September 8, 2019 - Times viewed: 9121
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 planned how to kill them and was seeking assistance in carrying out her plan within a specific time fr ...

Tuesday September 3, 2019 - Times viewed: 9274
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 of North Seneca Street they found a 15-year-old male with gunshot injuries that are believed to be ...

Tuesday September 3, 2019 - Times viewed: 9372
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, law enforcement located and arrested Hamilton in the 300 block of Northeast 148th Avenue in Portla ...

Friday August 30, 2019 - Times viewed: 9323
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 Scratch-its to unwind, and wasn’t expecting the win. “I played and thought I won, then I checked it and ...

Friday August 30, 2019 - Times viewed: 9328
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 the safety chase boat, when a wakeboard boat accelerated in close proximity, creating a large wake. B ...

Thursday August 29, 2019 - Times viewed: 9302
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 on Southeast Powell Boulevard. While driving under I-205, the reckless driver rear-ended a vehicle s ...

Wednesday August 28, 2019 - Times viewed: 9332
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 ambulance with a non-life threatening injury. Officers secured the crime scene. It did not affect any traff ...

Friday August 23, 2019 - Times viewed: 9376
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 holding directional signs for the freeway traffic. The driver died at the scene. No other vehicles ...

Friday August 23, 2019 - Times viewed: 9531
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 on Merwin and Swift reservoirs are open. Low snowpack and below average spring rains means water c ...

Sunday August 18, 2019 - Times viewed: 9455
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 Boise Cascade site as part of the City project. The project involves restoration of the Pringle creek ...

Sunday August 18, 2019 - Times viewed: 9443
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 scooter and a bicyclist. Embedded paramedics responded and an ambulance was called. The bicycle opera ...

Sunday August 18, 2019 - Times viewed: 9452
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, identified as 40-year-old Joseph J. Lee, was not initially cooperative with officers. While they tried to talk to him, he continued to destroy property in his apartment and throw items out windows. Officers suspected that he might be in a mental health crisis. Specially trained officers with the Enhanced Crisis Intervention Team responded and attempted to communicate with him. They were not able to calm him down, and there was information that he may be armed with a gun and knives. During the event, supervisors consulted with the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) and Project Respond mental health outreach clinicians from Multnomah County. The decision was made to do a partial deployment of the Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) and CNT. Some neighbors were evacuated from their apartments for their safety during the incident. After over 5 hours of negotiations, SERT members deployed chemic ...
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Sunday August 18, 2019 - Times viewed: 9543
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. Mayor Ted Wheeler said he is pleased that police were able to keep the city safe while also helping to "protect the core American value of free speech." Police said none of the injuries were caused by officers. There was one incident where police deployed pepper balls, authorities said. Ahead of Saturday's rallies, Wheeler issued a video message stating, "if you're planning on coming here on Aug. 17 with the intent to commit violence, we don't want you here." Jessyca Jones, a counterprotester who was on the streets on Saturday, said the environment was "tense" and that there had been "lots of fights." At around 4:30 p.m. local time, and the Portland Police tweeted, "Police are having plastic water bottles thrown at them as they are making an arrest on SW Yamhill and Park." After that, police began advising people to clear the streets or face arrest. "Police are advising ...
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Sunday August 18, 2019 - Times viewed: 9494
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 everyone safe, including demonstrators, Portlanders, visitors, and officers and to facilitate everyone's ...

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