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1   Shots Fired Outside Portland Police Association Office
Wednesday August 5, 2020, 7:02 AM

Shots Fired  Outside Portland Police Association Office
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, August 4, 2020, demonstrators downtown blocked traffic for several hours on Southwest 3rd Avenue at Southwest Main Street. Police say the group was mostly peaceful not requiring interaction with police.

Around 8 p.m., a separate group began to gather at Peninsula Park on the 700 block of North Rosa Park Way. At 8:45 p.m., the group of a couple hundred people ... [More]

2   Oregon reports 330 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths
Sunday August 2, 2020, 6:18 AM

Oregon reports 330 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths
PORTLAND, Oregon — COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 325, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

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3   Portland police arrest two demonstrators in downtown Portland
Sunday August 2, 2020, 6:15 AM

Portland police arrest two demonstrators in downtown Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - On August 1, 2020, at about 8:50 p.m., demonstrators blocked traffic along Southwest 3rd Avenue outside the Mark O. Hatfield U. S. Federal Courthouse. Hundreds of people listened to speeches and marched through downtown before moving back along Southwest 3rd Avenue.

Meanwhile, a group of about two hundred marched from Laurelhurst Park, occasionally blocking traffic lanes ... [More]

4   76 cases of Salmonella linked to red onions
Saturday August 1, 2020, 2:28 AM

76 cases of Salmonella linked to red onions
PORTLAND, Oregon — State health officials are warning people not to eat onions from Thomson International, Inc., of Bakersfield, California, after 76 people in 13 Oregon counties fell ill with matching strains of Salmonella bacteria. Eighteen of the cases have been hospitalized, and none have died.

Epidemiologists at the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Public Health Division say the Oregon c ... [More]

5   Sewage overflow reaches Bridlemile Creek in SW Portland
Saturday August 1, 2020, 2:26 AM

Sewage overflow reaches Bridlemile Creek in SW Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - Sewage overflowed from a manhole at Bridlemile Elementary School in SW Portland this afternoon and a portion of the 600 gallon flow reached nearby Bridlemile Creek.

Crews responded to the school at 4300 SW 47th Drive at 12:30 p.m. and stopped the release by around 3 p.m.

The public is advised to avoid contact with the creek for 48 hours due to the presence of bac ... [More]

6   Trump Administration Talks With Governor Brown About Protests
Wednesday July 29, 2020, 12:25 PM

Trump Administration Talks With Governor Brown About Protests
SALEM, Oregon - President Trump associates and advisors are talking with Governor Brown about containing anti-racism protests in Portland after clashes with federal government troops guarding facilities there, Vice President Mike Pence said.

Pence did not elaborate on the talks in an interview on Tuesday night with Fox News Channel. The Associated Press, citing an unidentified White House ... [More]

7   Feds, Oregon in talks about pulling agents from Portland
Wednesday July 29, 2020, 11:53 AM

Feds, Oregon in talks about pulling agents from Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon — The Trump administration has started talks with the Oregon governor’s office and indicated that it would begin to draw down the presence of federal agents sent to quell two months of chaotic protests in Portland if the state stepped up its own enforcement, a senior White House official said Tuesday.

The official stressed to The Associated Press that the talks with the of ... [More]

8   Western Oregon declared high fire danger
Wednesday July 29, 2020, 11:37 AM

Western Oregon declared high fire danger
SALEM, Ore. – As of today, due to extreme heat and drier conditions, all Oregon Department of Forestry districts in western Oregon have raised the fire danger level to high (yellow) except for the coastal counties of Clatsop, Coos, Curry and Tillamook, which remain at moderate fire danger. Counties experiencing high fire danger in western Oregon include Benton, Clackamas, Columbia, Jackson, Joseph ... [More]
9   Man shot twice in Portland's Parkrose Neighborhood
Wednesday July 29, 2020, 11:31 AM

Man shot twice in Portland's Parkrose Neighborhood
PORTLAND, Oregon - On July, 29, 2020 at around 2 AM police received reports of shooting at the 10700 block of Northeast Prescott Street. When police arrived they found an man with two gunshot wounds and several shell casings at the scene. The victim was transported to a hospital by ambulance. The victim's medical status is unknown at this time.

The PIO is not responding to the scene.

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10   Group Activity outside Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse, July 28, 2020
Wednesday July 29, 2020, 11:29 AM

Group Activity outside Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse, July 28, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon - On July 28, 2020 a crowd of several hundred people gathered along SW 3rd Avenue mostly concentrated outside the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse and the Justice Center. People blocked vehicular traffic in the area for several hours. During this time, people in the crowd made speeches, yelled, chanted, and banged on the fence surrounding the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse. < ... [More]
11   Vietnam Ignores stranded Americans
Tuesday July 28, 2020, 4:55 AM

Vietnam Ignores stranded Americans
PORTLAND, Oregon - Just when you thought Vietnam was becoming a trusted partner with Americans, when you thought Vietnam was civilized and cared about people, you find it may not be true at all, just another heartless third world country that still has a grudge against Americans.

Case in point:
An American from Portland, Oregon currently in Vietnam, used Vietnam’s Express M ... [More]
12   Oregon reports 408 new covid-19 cases
Sunday July 26, 2020, 3:17 AM

Oregon reports 408 new covid-19 cases
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon reported 408 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 Saturday and four new deaths. That brings the state caseload to 16,492 and the death toll to 286. Health officials note that the true number of infections is likely far greater than the reported caseload.

The announcement comes after a grim milestone Friday, when state health officials reported nine deaths, ... [More]

13   Crowds of protesters grow as one person is stabbed and federal authorities continue abductions
Sunday July 26, 2020, 3:09 AM

Crowds of protesters grow as one person is stabbed and federal authorities continue abductions
PORTLAND, Oregon - After police used tear gas on protesters, an unidentified person was stabbed in downtown Portland Saturday morning.

Police say the crowd outside the federal courthouse was at first peacefully listening to speakers then at about 11 p.m. Friday, people began shaking a fence. Police then tried to move the crowd out of the area but with not much success.

Federal agen ... [More]

14   Man Stabbed Leaving Protest In Front of Courthouse
Sunday July 26, 2020, 2:55 AM

Man Stabbed Leaving Protest In Front of Courthouse
PORTLAND, Oregon - On July 25, 2020 at 2:31 a.m., police were dispatched to a stabbing at SW Salmon Street and Southwest 4 Avenue involving participants of the demonstration at the courthouse.

For several hours a large crowd participated in criminal activity, which included throwing projectiles, lighting fires, and vandalism focused at government facilities and employees. Members of this l ... [More]

15   Victim Dies after shooting in Portland
Sunday July 26, 2020, 2:54 AM

Victim Dies after shooting in Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - East Precinct officers have responded to the area of Southeast Division Street and Southeast 158 Avenue on reports that shots were fired in the area. When officers arrived they found two adult male victims with gunshot wounds. The victims' medical statuses are unknown at this time.

One victim of the shooting has died, the second has been transported to an area hospital w ... [More]

16   Man Assaulted in Lownsdale Square During Early Morning Protest
Friday July 24, 2020, 8:02 AM

Man Assaulted in Lownsdale Square During Early Morning Protest
PORTLAND, Oregon - On July 23, 2020, at 1:20 a.m., Portland Police Bureau Officers responded to an assault call that occurred in Lownsdale Square in Downtown Portland. The adult male victim was led to Southwest 5th Avenue and Southwest Salmon Street by group protesters to get medical attention. PPB Officers and AMR EMTs responded to provide emergency services.

Officers attempted to meet th ... [More]

17   Fires and Criminal Activity outside the Federal Courthouse
Friday July 24, 2020, 8:01 AM

Fires and Criminal Activity outside the Federal Courthouse
PORTLAND, Oregon - In the evening hours of July 23, 2020, a large group of more than a thousand people gathered on Southwest 3rd Avenue outside of the Justice Center and Federal Courthouse in Downtown Portland. For several hours, the group blocked traffic, and vocalized in demonstration.

At 11 p.m., group members began setting fires inside the fence that protects the Federal Courthouse. Se ... [More]

18   Demonstrators attempt to break into Federal Courthouse in Downtown Portland
Tuesday July 21, 2020, 1:40 PM

Demonstrators attempt to break into Federal Courthouse in Downtown Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - On July 20, 2020 large groups of demonstrators gathered in downtown Portland, Chapman Square Park. Lownsdale Square Park and in Waterfront Park near the Salmon Springs Fountain. At about 9:00 p.m. the crowds converged on SW 3rd Avenue outside the Justice Center and gave speeches. Cars, motorcycles and bicycles blocked streets around the crowd.

At about 10:15 p.m. the cro ... [More]

19   Early Morning Crash Leaves 1 Person in Critical Condition
Tuesday July 21, 2020, 1:35 PM

Early Morning Crash Leaves 1 Person in Critical Condition
At approximately 3:20 this morning a 911 call to police reported a serious injury car crash in the 11000 block of Feller Rd NE, in northern Marion County. Emergency crews found a single vehicle crash with two patients, one of whom was in critical condition. Life Flight transported the passenger to a Portland hospital where they remain in critical condition. The driver was taken by ambulance to a ... [More]
20   Portland Police calling demonstrations a 'Riot'
Sunday July 19, 2020, 4:41 AM

Portland Police calling demonstrations a 'Riot'
PORTLAND, Oregon - Witnesses and even national news media comment that declaring protesters rioters is untrue. In fact the scene in downtown Portland does not resemble anything near a riot.

It is true that protesters in North Portland set file to dumpsters on fire and that act apparently contributed to police declaring a riot. Demonstrators in downtown Portland pushed over police fences o ... [More]

21   Federal customs agents grab Portland Demonstrator
Saturday July 18, 2020, 1:23 PM

Federal customs agents grab Portland Demonstrator
PORTLAND, Oregon - Federal customs detained a demonstrator in Portland in a video circulating online that showed two men in apparent military garb taking a young man wearing all black into custody, defending the apprehension by describing the man as being suspected of attacking federal agents and property.

This defense came as federal authorities were under criticism for their tactics from ... [More]

22   Statement from Sarah Iannarone demanding a renewed stay-at-home order
Friday July 17, 2020, 3:11 AM

Statement from Sarah Iannarone demanding a renewed stay-at-home order
Sarah Iannarone outlines how her opponent could advance such a shutdown and why he refuses to do so. This also highlights what she would do as mayor. The text of the statement can also be found below

 

Statement:

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23   Fatal Crash on Interstate 84 - Wasco County
Thursday July 16, 2020, 5:24 AM

Fatal Crash on Interstate 84 - Wasco County
On Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at approximately 11:17 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle crash on Interstate 84 eastbound near milepost 76, approximately six miles west of The Dalles.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Ducati motorcycle, operated by Nelson Martin (42) of Hood River, was passing in the fast lane when it lo ... [More]

24   Shooting Investigation in Eliot Neighborhood
Thursday July 16, 2020, 5:23 AM

Shooting Investigation in Eliot Neighborhood
PORTLAND, Oregon On July 15th, 2020, at approximately 11:36 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 3500 block of Northeast Martin Luther King Boulevard on reports of a shooting.

Officers arrived at the location and learned a suspect exited his vehicle and fired several shots at a victim who was on foot in the 400 block of Northeast Fremont Street. Both suspect and victim fled the s ... [More]


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