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49 High speed chase leads to officer-involved shooting near La Center
Friday June 4, 2021, 12:08 AM

High speed chase leads to officer-involved shooting near La Center
LA CENTER, WA (KPTV) – Troopers say one person is in custody after an officer-involved shooting. At 7:15 p.m. troopers saw a vehicle traveling south on Interstate 5 near milepost 39. The vehicle was s ... [More]
50 Portland Fire & Rescue Investigators Arrest Arson Suspect
Friday June 4, 2021, 12:08 AM

Portland Fire & Rescue Investigators Arrest Arson Suspect
PORTLAND, Oregon - On June 3, 2021, Portland Fire Investigators arrested a person in connection with multiple North Portland fires that occurred in the early morning hours on June 2, 2021.

Fi ... [More]

51 Clark County Inmate Dies After Apparent Suicide Attempt in Jail
Friday June 4, 2021, 12:08 AM

Clark County Inmate Dies After Apparent Suicide Attempt in Jail
CLARK COUNTY - On June 1, 2021, corrections deputies at the Clark County Jail found an inmate unresponsive in his cell. Corrections deputies and nursing staff began life saving procedures as emergenc ... [More]
52 Investigators looking into six north Portland fires they believe were set deliberately
Thursday June 3, 2021, 10:24 AM

Investigators looking into six north Portland fires they believe were set deliberately
PORTLAND, Oregon - Fire officials are investigating a series of fires they believe were deliberately set in north Portland Wednesday morning. According to a Portland Fire & Rescue spokesperson, no one ... [More]
53 Woman died homeless while Oregon held $800,000 of her unclaimed money
Friday June 4, 2021, 1:25 AM

Woman died homeless while Oregon held $800,000 of her unclaimed money
PORTLAND, Oregon - Cathy Boone died homelessly. She’d been living on the streets of Astoria despite inheriting a small fortune. The state of Oregon held more than $800,000 of her unclaimed money when ... [More]
54 Reward offered in missing Salem woman investigation
Thursday June 3, 2021, 5:09 AM

Reward offered in missing Salem woman investigation
SALEM, Oregon - A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the whereabouts of Tonna Marie Purnell, 42, of Salem, who went missing in late March.

The cash reward was a ... [More]

55 4 students, driver injured in Lewis County school bus crash
Thursday June 3, 2021, 2:56 AM

4 students, driver injured in Lewis County school bus crash
LEWIS COUNTY - Four students and a bus driver were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a school bus went off-road on Wednesday afternoon, according to Washington State Patro ... [More]
56 Deputies investigate fatal crash in Corbett
Thursday June 3, 2021, 4:08 AM

Deputies investigate fatal crash in Corbett
CORBETT, Oregon - Multnomah County deputies are investigating after a driver was killed in a crash in the Corbett area.

On Wednesday morning, at 5:51 a.m., Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office ... [More]

57 Board Selects Next Superintendent for Canby School District
Thursday June 3, 2021, 4:03 AM

Board Selects Next Superintendent for Canby School District
CANBY, Oregon - The unanimous decision during Board Special Session, Dr Downs set to start on July 1, 2021

Tonight, the Canby School District Board of Directors voted unanimously to name Dr Aa ... [More]

58 Man Convicted of Sex Abuse Sentenced to 25 Years
Thursday June 3, 2021, 3:57 AM

Man Convicted of Sex Abuse Sentenced to 25 Years
LINN COUNTY, Oregon - The Linn County Sheriff's Office reports Brandon Dale Morgan, 45, from Lyons, was sentenced Wednesday after being found guilty in a jury trial on May 15, 2021, of three counts of ... [More]
59 McMinnville Bank Robbery
Thursday June 3, 2021, 3:47 AM

McMinnville Bank Robbery
MCMINNVILLE, Oregon - On 6/2/2021 at 11:55 am McMinnville units were dispatched to a robbery that had just occurred at Chase Bank in McMinnville, 1675 N. Hwy 99W.

The suspect entered the ban ... [More]

60 Battle Ground students' History Day projects win at state
Wednesday June 2, 2021, 1:03 AM

Battle Ground students' History Day projects win at state
Even the theme of this year’s National History Day competition, “Communication in History: the Key to Understanding,” became a lesson in and of itself for Battle Ground's History Day competitors. Whil ... [More]
61 Two Portland Area Residents Face Federal Charges for Crimes Committed during Portland Protests
Wednesday June 2, 2021, 1:03 AM

Two Portland Area Residents Face Federal Charges for Crimes Committed during Portland Protests
PORTLAND, Oregon - In separate criminal cases, two Portland-area residents are facing federal charges for crimes committed during recent riots near local federal facilities, including the Mark O. Hatf ... [More]
62 Motorcyclist dies after Memorial Day crash in Marion County
Wednesday June 2, 2021, 1:03 AM

Motorcyclist dies after Memorial Day crash in Marion County
MARION COUNTY, Oregon - On May 31st, 2021, a few minutes before 6:00 pm first responders were called to the scene of a serious motor vehicle crash on Arbor Grove Road NE at St. Paul Highway NE. The c ... [More]
63 Reward Offered in New Year's Eve Homicide Investigation
Wednesday June 2, 2021, 2:09 AM

Reward Offered in New Year's Eve Homicide Investigation
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve the New Year's Eve homicide of Ja'mere Brown.

On Thursday, ... [More]

64 Tualatin Police May 2021 Underage Decoy Operation Results
Sunday June 6, 2021, 5:28 AM

Tualatin Police May 2021 Underage Decoy Operation Results
TUALATIN, Oregon - On May 27, 2021, Tualatin Police conducted an underage decoy operation. Underage volunteers attempted to purchase alcohol at establishments in Tualatin. Out of 10 establishments vis ... [More]
65 A Black Homeowner Hit in the Head by a Portland Police Officer Sues the City—and Names His Alleged Attacker
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 7:29 AM

A Black Homeowner Hit in the Head by a Portland Police Officer Sues the City—and Names His Alleged Attacker
Last September, on the 100th consecutive night of Portland protests against police brutality, Elijah Warren says a seemingly anonymous riot cop struck him in the back of the head with a baton, sending ... [More]
66 15-year-old boy trapped underneath a car dies
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 7:14 AM

15-year-old boy trapped underneath a car dies
SALEM, Oregon - At approximately 3:30 a.m. this morning, May 31, 2021, officers responded to the call of a person pinned beneath a vehicle in the south parking lot of Riverfront Park. On arrival, off ... [More]
67 40-year-old Darren Lockett latest victim of Portland Fatal Shooting
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 7:11 AM

40-year-old Darren Lockett latest victim of Portland Fatal Shooting
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Police Homicide Detectives have released information about a shooting that occurred on Saturday near Southeast 132nd Avenue and Southeast Center Street.

The victim ... [More]

68 Oregon Adjutant General remembers the sacrifices and legacy of Oregon Veterans
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 7:00 AM

Oregon Adjutant General remembers the sacrifices and legacy of Oregon Veterans
ALBANY, Oregon - Remembering the sacrifices made by Oregonians in their service to the United States, Maj. Gen. Michael E. Stencel, Adjutant General, Oregon, reflected on the significance of Memorial ... [More]
69 Fire Destroys Shop near Forest Grove
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 4:59 AM

Fire Destroys Shop near Forest Grove
FOREST GROVE, Oregon - On Tuesday June 1st at 12:54am, Forest Grove Firefighters were dispatched to a shop fire on NW Hillside Road in rural Washington County. Crews arrived shortly after to find heav ... [More]
70 Oregon students may soon not require proof of reading, writing, math skills
Monday May 31, 2021, 6:27 AM

Oregon students may soon not require proof of reading, writing, math skills
SALEM, Oregon - A bill removing the requirement that Oregon students in the classes of 2022, 2023 and 2024 demonstrate basic proficiency in math, reading and writing to earn a high school diploma pass ... [More]
71 Climber dies after falling 500 feet on Mt. Hood
Monday May 31, 2021, 3:09 AM

Climber dies after falling 500 feet on Mt. Hood
Shortly after 9 a.m. on Sunday May 30, 2021 Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Search & Rescue (SAR) Coordinators learned of a climbing accident near the Old Chute on Mt. Hood.

Witnesses called ... [More]

72 Male Arrested After Weekend Shooting in Aloha
Monday May 31, 2021, 3:05 AM

Male Arrested After Weekend Shooting in Aloha
On Saturday, May 29, 2021, at 7:36 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a disturbance with a weapon in the 2800 block of SW 214th Avenue in the community of Aloha.

De ... [More]

73 Portland girl gets 3rd degree burns while immitating Tik-Tok Challenge
Monday May 31, 2021, 12:57 AM

Portland girl gets 3rd degree burns while immitating Tik-Tok Challenge
PORTLAND, Oregon - A 13-year-old Oregon girl was hospitalized after she suffered severe burns while trying to attempt a TikTok challenge, her family said.

Destini Crane, of Portland was severe ... [More]

74 Three People Die In Crash on Hwy 58
Monday May 31, 2021, 2:18 AM

Three People Die In Crash on Hwy 58
HIGHWAY 28 - Three people die in a traffic accident on Hwy 58 southeast of Springfieled and west of Black Canyon Campground around 10:15 AM on Sunday morning. Two others were critically injured. L ... [More]
75 National Guard asked to help staff Oregon State Hospital
Sunday May 30, 2021, 5:32 AM

National Guard asked to help staff Oregon State Hospital
SALEM, Oregon (AP) - Significant staffing shortages at the Oregon State Hospital prompted health officials to call for the National Guard’s assistance at the psychiatric facility this week.

Or ... [More]

76 Manipulating gut microbes to improve human health topic of next Oregon State Science Pub
Sunday May 30, 2021, 3:07 AM

Manipulating gut microbes to improve human health topic of next Oregon State Science Pub
CORVALLIS, Oregon - The Oregon State University Science Pub on June 7 will focus on how insights from the field of restoration ecology, which was designed to heal natural ecosystems, may help health ... [More]
77 Warrants issued for starved Vancouver teen's adoptive parents
Sunday May 30, 2021, 4:17 AM

Warrants issued for starved Vancouver teen's adoptive parents
PORTLAND, Oregon (KOIN) — The adoptive parents of Karreon Franks, the 15-year-old from Vancouver who died from starvation and neglect, are being sought nationwide after arrest warrants were issued for ... [More]
78 What happens when college students are arrested for off-campus, criminal behavior?
Sunday May 30, 2021, 1:48 AM

What happens when college students are arrested for off-campus, criminal behavior?
PORTLAND, Oregon - Over the past year, hundreds of people have been arrested for alleged violence at protests and riots. Some of those people currently face felony charges, including at least three lo ... [More]
79 Overwhelmed with patients, Bend hospital in need of nurses
Sunday May 30, 2021, 3:26 AM

Overwhelmed with patients, Bend hospital in need of nurses
"We're at capacity. We're beyond capacity," is the way Dr. Jeff Absalon described the situation Friday.

He's the chief physician executive at St. Charles Health Care in Bend.

"We have ... [More]

80 Man Crushed To Death Attempting to Steal a Catalytic Converter
Sunday May 30, 2021, 12:17 AM

Man Crushed To Death Attempting to Steal a Catalytic Converter
PORTLAND, Oregon - A Vancouver man was killed on Thursday morning apparently attempting to steal a catalytic converter from a car at a local repair shop.

The owner said the man was seen on sur ... [More]

81 Oregon's Wildlife Savior
Saturday May 29, 2021, 9:43 AM

Oregon's Wildlife Savior
Plenty of people, at least in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, have heard of the William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge a little south of Corvallis. But very few people know anything at all about Willi ... [More]
82 Waring: Danger lurks with cyanobacteria blooms this summer
Friday May 28, 2021, 2:31 AM

Waring: Danger lurks with cyanobacteria blooms this summer
PORTLAND, Oregon - Cyanobacteria, or 'blue-green algae,' form mats on the surface of the water and can produce toxins that are harmful to humans and dogs.

Cyanobacteria are a group of bacteria ... [More]

83 D River Beach in Lincoln City health advisory issued May 27
Friday May 28, 2021, 1:21 AM

D River Beach in Lincoln City health advisory issued May 27
PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon Health Authority is issuing a public health advisory today for unsafe levels of fecal bacteria in ocean waters at D River Beach in Lincoln County. People should avoid direct ... [More]
84 Oregon Man Faces Federal Charges for COVID-Relief Fraud Scheme
Friday May 28, 2021, 12:09 AM

Oregon Man Faces Federal Charges for COVID-Relief Fraud Scheme
PORTLAND, Ore.—An indictment was unsealed on Wednesday charging a Portland, Oregon, man with fraudulently converting to personal use loans intended to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemi ... [More]
85 Man arrested after stealing New Car During Test Drive
Friday May 28, 2021, 12:03 AM

Man arrested after stealing New Car During Test Drive
HILLSBORO, Oregon - On February 26, 2021, Jermel Arcilicia Taylor and another man went to a car dealership in Beaverton, Oregon. They spoke with a salesman and requested to test drive a vehicle on the ... [More]
86 Eugene Man Indicted for Stalking and Mailing Threatening Letters
Sunday June 6, 2021, 5:29 AM

Eugene Man Indicted for Stalking and Mailing Threatening Letters
EUGENE, Oregon - A federal grand jury in Eugene has returned an indictment charging a Eugene man with stalking and mailing threatening letters to a former teacher.

Gary Franklin, 57, has been ... [More]

87 Clackamas High School defaced in hate crime posters with Donald Trump
Thursday May 27, 2021, 5:35 AM

Clackamas High School defaced in hate crime posters with Donald Trump
CLACKAMAS, Ore. (AP) — The Clackamas High School principal on Monday found the front doors of the school plastered with Donald Trump stickers and defaced with beans, a derogatory symbol against Latinx ... [More]
88 Oregon woman arrested for violating Hawaii quarantine rules
Thursday May 27, 2021, 5:23 AM

Oregon woman arrested for violating Hawaii quarantine rules
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — An Oregon woman was arrested last week, after arriving in Hawaii because she violated travel quarantine rules meant to protect the islands from the spread of coronavirus, police ... [More]
89 Farmers buy land, make camp by shut Oregon irrigation canal
Thursday May 27, 2021, 5:19 AM

Farmers buy land, make camp by shut Oregon irrigation canal
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Two farmers with ties to anti-government activist Ammon Bundy have purchased land by a shut-off irrigation canal in Oregon that would normally deliver water to a massive fed ... [More]
90 Female Fugitive Chased by Police On A Dangerous Pursuit Through West Oregon
Thursday May 27, 2021, 11:41 PM

Female Fugitive Chased by Police On A Dangerous Pursuit Through West Oregon
On May 26, 2021 at 11:14 AM the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office was relayed that Grand Ronde Tribal Police had been chasing a black Jeep Wrangler west bound on Hwy 18. Police were unable to keep in vi ... [More]
91 Portland Fire and Rescue save woman from Marquam bridge
Thursday May 27, 2021, 10:48 PM

Portland Fire and Rescue save woman from Marquam bridge
PORTLAND, Oregon - At 6:50 pm last night Portland fire crews were dispatched to the Marquam bridge on the report of someone sitting over the edge of the bridge. When the first fire engine arrived, the ... [More]
92 Cougar rattles neighborhood after breaking into Eastern Washington home
Wednesday May 26, 2021, 8:33 AM

Cougar rattles neighborhood after breaking into Eastern Washington home
EPHRATA, Wash. — Ephrata homeowners got a bit of a shock when a cougar came wandering through their neighborhood on Tuesday morning.

The incident happened in the area of D Street SW in Ephrata ... [More]

93 What Portland police has changed in the year since the murder of George Floyd and the resulting civil unrest
Wednesday May 26, 2021, 8:28 AM

What Portland police has changed in the year since the murder of George Floyd and the resulting civil unrest
PORTLAND, Oregon - May 25, 2021 marks one year since former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for more than nine minutes.

Since Floyd’s mur ... [More]

94 Bail for teen accused of murdering stepfather set at $1M after outburst in courtroom
Wednesday May 26, 2021, 8:02 AM

Bail for teen accused of murdering stepfather set at $1M after outburst in courtroom
CLARK COUNTY, WA (KPTV) - A Clark County teenager's first court appearance on a murder charge ended with the judge removing him from the courtroom after the teen shouted expletives and other snide com ... [More]
95 Reward offered to help solve deadly shooting of 2 men in SE Portland
Wednesday May 26, 2021, 7:55 AM

Reward offered to help solve deadly shooting of 2 men in SE Portland
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - The Portland Police Bureau and Crime Stoppers of Oregon are asking for the public's help to solve a shooting that left two men dead in February.

Police said officers were ... [More]

96 Remaining Body Parts of Dismemberment Sara Zghoul found
Wednesday May 26, 2021, 7:45 AM

Remaining Body Parts of Dismemberment Sara Zghoul found
PORTLAND, Oregon - Model Sara Zghoul was also an aspiring actress, and young mother from Oregon who was murdered. Her remains were stuffed into suitcases that were found in an abandoned BMW.

O ... [More]


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