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September 18 2020
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Wet weather coming to Oregon could help fight wildfires, but brings risk of flooding
Friday September 18, 2020, 11:19 PM - (1)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Forecasts of light rain in the Pacific Northwest raised hopes that firefighters could control some of the wildfires raging in Oregon Thursday. But rain also carries the risk of flash flooding in areas that have burned, according to the National Weather Service. Areas near the A ... [More]

Northeast Airport Way closed after shooting in Portland's Argay Terrace Neighborhood
Friday September 18, 2020, 11:13 PM - (2)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday night at approximately 9:15 p.m., North Precinct Officers responded to a residence in the 12500 block of Northeast Marine Drive on reports of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and learned a victim had been shot. The victim was transported to an area hospital by amb ... [More]

Gresham Police Involved in Shooting
Friday September 18, 2020, 11:10 PM - (3)

GRESHAM, Oregon - Last night at 6:50pm Gresham Police officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 800 block of SE 187th. The person calling 911 gave a license plate on the vehicle and responding officers quickly learned the vehicle was rep ... [More]

Pursuit ends in collision with detective, suspect arrested
Friday September 18, 2020, 11:07 PM - (4)

LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon - Today at 4:34 pm, a CCSO Detective relayed via radio that he was attempting to stop a vehicle that he observed had been driving recklessly on SR14 eastbound. The detective stated that the vehicle, an older red Acura coupe, had passed him at speeds over 100 mph and was weaving ... [More]

Man arrested after threatening neighbor with a knife
Thursday September 17, 2020, 9:42 AM - (5)

OREGON CITY, Oregon - Yesterday just before 4:30 pm, officers were dispatched to a disturbance involving a knife at Mt. View Apartments, 1840 Molalla Ave. Multiple callers reported that 57-year-old Tony Lee Lambson was armed with a knife and threatening a female. When we arrived, we learned the fe ... [More]

Pacific Power continues restoring power to hard-hit areas
Wednesday September 16, 2020, 4:54 AM - (6)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Electric service is coming back on for customers across the region as more than 500 Pacific Power employees and contractors are at work repairing equipment and jump- starting community recovery from Lincoln City to Glide to Happy Camp.

Washington County Wildfire Update
Tuesday September 15, 2020, 5:33 AM - (7)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Washington County Wildfire Complex Joint Information Center Daily Wildfire Update is intended to provide a summary of public agency response addressing wildfires currently affecting Washington County residents. Due to the dynamic nature of the wildfire situation, the informati ... [More]

Wilsonville Police arrests murder suspect
Tuesday September 15, 2020, 5:26 AM - (8)

WILSONVILLE, Oregon - On Sunday morning, a deputy contracted to Wilsonville Police was on patrol when he observed a male along the side of SW Boones Ferry ... [More]

Hillsboro City closed because of extremely polluted air quality for Monday
Monday September 14, 2020, 12:41 AM - (9)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - The City of Hillsboro's buildings and facilities are closed to the public for Monday, September 14. Smoke pollution from wildfires raging across the Pacific Northwest worsened in Hillboro and Portland in the last two days, giving some of the world’s worst air quality in history. ... [More]

Suspect Arrested With Molotov Cocktail
Monday September 14, 2020, 12:39 AM - (10)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A man was arrested after apparently using a Molotov Cocktail to start a small brush fire. At about police were called with a report of a brush fire in the 9600 block of East Burnside Street. A section of grass along the I-205 freeway was burning but firefighters put out the sma ... [More]

Oregon officials concerned wildfires could cause widespread death after a million acres burn
Saturday September 12, 2020, 5:55 AM - (11)

Oregon officials say they are preparing for a large number of deaths from this week’s wildfires, with 
West Linn Declares Emergency for Wildfires
Saturday September 12, 2020, 5:35 AM - (12)

WEST LINN, Oregon – September 11, 2020 – On Friday, September 11, 2020, Interim City Manager, John Williams, declared a state of emergency effective immediately and remaining in effect until October 5, 2020. High winds, drought conditions, and dry air mass have caused large, unprecedented, and da ... [More]

Beachie Creek Fire Update from Marion County Sheriff Joe Kast
Saturday September 12, 2020, 5:34 AM - (13)

SALEM, Oregon - On 09/09/20, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office announced our search and rescue crews found human remains along with animal remains in a vehicle near the 26000 block of North Fork Road in the Santiam Canyon. The following day search and rescue personnel with the Marion County Sherif ... [More]

Three Shooting Incidents in Northeast Portland
Saturday September 12, 2020, 5:33 AM - (14)

PORTLAND, Oregon - During the evening hours of September 11, 2020, officers responded to three separate calls of shots heard throughout Northeast Portland. Officers arrived at the locations and found evidence of gunfire but no victims. At one of the locations, an occupied residence was struck by gun ... [More]

Pacific Power working to restore service, assist emergency responders and prepare communities for recovery
Thursday September 10, 2020, 11:12 PM - (15)

PORTLAND, Oregon — Pacific Power crews are inspecting damage and restoring service to customers across a wide region of Oregon still being devastated by historically severe wind-fueled wildfires. As of 8 p.m. Wednesday, approximately 17,000 Oregon Pacific Power customers were without power due ... [More]

Wildfire emergency in Oregon as it faces 'once-in-a-generation event'
Wednesday September 9, 2020, 7:40 AM - (16)

MEDFORD, Oregon - Thousands of residents across Oregon remain under evacuation orders Wednesday as fast-moving fires burned through at least two towns and the state's governor declared a wildfire emergency. The U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Region said there are 20 large wildfires burn ... [More]

Wildfires close some state parks and prompt statewide fire ban for all state parks
Wednesday September 9, 2020, 7:30 AM - (17)

Dangerous fire conditions and spreading wildfires across the state has prompted Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) to issue a statewide fire ban and close some parks. Park Closures The following parks are closed to all visitors until further notice or unless otherwise noted: Silv ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Underway in Lloyd District, Two Individuals Injured
Wednesday September 9, 2020, 7:30 AM - (18)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On September 9, 2020, at approximately 1:34 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 300 block of Northeast Holladay Street on reports of a shooting. When officers arrived on scene, they located a male who had been shot, and a male who suffered from an undisclosed injury. Of ... [More]

Major Evacuation Notice in Santiam Canyon east of Salem
Tuesday September 8, 2020, 5:52 AM - (19)

SALEM, Oregon - The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is expanding the area of the Level 3 – “Go” evacuations to include the area west of the Mehama community to Cascade Highway SE and north to Highway 214. Deputies have reported fire as far west as Jennie Road SE. Residents should continue to monito ... [More]

Computer breach at Oregon State exposes personal info of 1,700
Saturday September 5, 2020, 6:45 AM - (20)

CORVALLIS, Oregon (AP) - The personal information of some Oregon State University students and faculty members may have been compromised during a computer security breach, officials said. A hacker accessed a computer server for the university's Ecampus online education program this summer, gainin ... [More]

Oregon Employment Department overpaid furloughed school staff; now wants money back
Saturday September 5, 2020, 6:41 AM - (21)

SALEM, Oregon - AP - The Oregon Employment Department erroneously paid about $100,000 in unemployment benefits to 155 eastern Oregon school district staff who were furloughed last spring, according to the Baker School District. The state wants the money back. The district learned about the pro ... [More]

Suspect arrested for Assault, use of laser pointer
Thursday September 3, 2020, 9:23 PM - (22)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Detectives arrested 36 year old Bryan Michael Kelley, and served a search warrant at his residence, during an investigation into criminal activity he was alleged to be involved in near City Hall, last week. During the evening of August 25, 2020, a group of people gathered in Sh ... [More]

De-stress safely over the Labor Day holiday
Thursday September 3, 2020, 9:21 PM - (23)

SALEM, Oregon  – The end of summer is in sight. Labor Day is around the corner, kids are starting back to school, and we’re continually mindful about social distancing, frequent hand washing and wearing face coverings. The temperatures are rising and it looks like we’re in for a hot stretch. We a ... [More]

Oregon coronavirus updates, Sept 1: Two men under 50 die of COVID-19
Wednesday September 2, 2020, 5:53 AM - (24)

Six more people in Oregon, including a 27-year-old and a 41-year-old, have died from COVID-19, according to the Oregon Health Authority. The OHA reported Tuesday the state's death toll at 465. The youngest person in Oregon to die from the coronavirus was a 26-year-old man in Yamhill County in ... [More]

Brush Truck Recovered Near Amity
Wednesday September 2, 2020, 5:52 AM - (25)

The missing Brush 198 Truck out of Sheridan Fire District's Ballston Station was recovered this evening near Amity by Yamhill County Sheriff's Office. There were several small items missing from the truck, but thankfully nothing that will inhibit the truck's ability to respond. The truck itself appe ... [More]

Centennial School District Governing Board Meeting Notice for September 2, 2020
Wednesday September 2, 2020, 5:49 AM - (26)

The Centennial School District Governing Board will hold a special meeting, Wednmesday, September 2, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. via the Zoom app. To access the meeting by telephone dial +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 If prompted please provide the Meeting ID: 812 5242 5560 Passcode: 821966 Please ... [More]

Fatal Crash on Hwy 140 - Lake County
Wednesday September 2, 2020, 5:49 AM - (27)

On Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at approximately 11:00 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 140 east of Adel. Preliminary investigation revealed that a white Dodge Durango, operated by Robert Beers (51) of Tooele, Utah, was eastbound ... [More]

Fatal Crash in the Glenfair Neighborhood, Crash Team responding
Tuesday September 1, 2020, 7:25 AM - (28)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A crash in the Glenfair neighborhood has resulted in a fatality. On Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 5:10a.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a crash in the 400 block of Southeast 153rd Avenue. When officers arrived they discovered two people with serious in ... [More]

Far-right sympathizer wearing Patriot Prayer insignia killed in Portland
Sunday August 30, 2020, 8:18 AM - (29)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A man was shot in the chest and killed in downtown Portland Saturday night after a violent evening of protests from both sides, between Trump supporters and protesters denouncing police brutality. No details have yet been released details about the man shot to death at about 8: ... [More]

Police declare State of Riot after Fires Set Outside Union Building
Saturday August 29, 2020, 7:27 AM - (30)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Police say demonstrators set small fires to debris by cement walls at the offices of the Portland Police Association building Saturday morning, prompting officials to declare a riot. On Friday, August 28, 2020 at about 11:45p.m., a march began from Peninsula Park in the street. ... [More]

Governor Brown considers releasing 400 prisoners as coronavirus precaution
Wednesday August 26, 2020, 9:05 PM - (31)

SALEM, Oregon - Governor Kate Brown is considering commuting the sentences of as many as 400 prisoners in the state’s detention centers as a coronavirus precaution, according to reports. The move would come as police in the state’s largest city, Portland, have their hands full with nightly riot ... [More]

Portland police declare riot after protesters break windows, enter City Hall
Wednesday August 26, 2020, 9:00 PM - (32)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Protesters ventured inside City Hall and Portland police made several arrests on the ninetieth straight night of racial injustice protests in the Oregon city. Police also declared a riot Monday night when protesters set fire to police union headquarters. At least 25 people were ... [More]

Hillsboro Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested in Vancouver
Wednesday August 26, 2020, 8:51 PM - (33)

This afternoon, members of the US Marshal’s Service Fugitive Task Force arrested 19-year-old Julian Gallardo in Vancouver, Washington after his indictment by a Washington County grand jury on the following charges: Attempted first-degree murder with a firearm (two counts) Unlawful use of weapon ... [More]

Oregon Coast Aquarium Fully Re-Opens on Monday with New Exhibit
Monday August 24, 2020, 4:29 AM - (34)

NEWPORT, Oregon - After months of painfully being shut down, then a soft re-opening a couple of weeks ago, Newport’s Oregon Coast Aquarium is ready to go full bore. The famed attraction opens up in its entirety on Monday. “We are ready and eager to have our indoor exhibits open,” said Carrie Lewi ... [More]

Crowds gather in Portland, fires set, protesters ready for battle
Monday August 24, 2020, 4:25 AM - (35)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A crowd gathered at Woodlawn Park at Northeast 13th Avenue and Northeast Dekum Street and began marching at 9:41p.m. Most of the crowd, estimated at more than 200 people, wore armor, helmets, gas masks, all-black clothing and carried shields. They marched to North Precinct Communi ... [More]

Covid-19 cases diminish, but not enough for schools to reopen
Saturday August 22, 2020, 9:32 AM - (36)

SALEM, Oregon — Covid-19 cases were reduced in Oregon during the past month, but in order for schools to reopen the average amount of new cases a day needs to decrease from 250 to 60, state health experts said Friday. In order to reach that goal, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said residents will have t ... [More]

Oregon reports more than 250 new coronavirus cases
Saturday August 22, 2020, 9:32 AM - (37)

The Oregon Health Authority confirmed 259 new known cases of COVID-19, with two new additional deaths, on Friday. At the time of writing, the total number of known cases in Oregon sits at 24,421, with 414 deaths. According to Oregon Health Authority, the new cases are in the following counti ... [More]

Shooting Investigation Underway in Sumner Neighborhood, One Person Shot
Friday August 21, 2020, 3:18 AM - (38)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On August 20, 2020 at approximately 4:04 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 4300 block of Northeast 90th Avenue on reports of a shooting. When officers arrived on scene, they found evidence of gunfire and a victim who had been shot. The victim has not been identified t ... [More]

Motorcyclist Killed, racing driver arrested.
Friday August 21, 2020, 3:16 AM - (39)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On 8/19/2020 at 5:20 pm CCSO deputies and EMS personnel were dispatched to a collision between a work van and a motorcycle, in the intersection of NE 47th Avenue and NE Minnehaha Street. Upon arrival, it was immediately apparent that the motorcyclist had been killed. The dri ... [More]

Homicide Suspect Identified
Tuesday August 18, 2020, 11:17 PM - (40)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Police Bureau homicide detectives began investigating a homicide, following the shooting of two people near Northeast 115th Avenue and Northeast Sandy Boulevard, the morning of Wednesday, August 12, 2020. The homicide victim has been identified as 24 year-old James Richar ... [More]

Shooting in Portsmouth Neighborhood, Victim Suffers Serious Injuries
Tuesday August 18, 2020, 11:16 PM - (41)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A victim is recovering from serious injuries after a shooting Monday in the Portsmouth Neighborhood. On August 17, 2020 at 8:00p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of shots heard in the 7700 block of North Chautauqua Boulevard. Officers responded and locate ... [More]

People police arrest people throwing projectiles causing injuries
Sunday August 16, 2020, 5:34 AM - (42)

PORTLAND, Oregon - POLICE REPORT: On August 16, 2020 a crowd of people gathered at Laurelhurst Park. At about 9:10 p.m., the crowd of hundreds walked, blocking traffic on city streets, to the Penumbra Kelly Building in the 4700 block of East Burnside Street. As the crowd gathered it blocked all l ... [More]

Driver after driving into Portland Police Association office
Sunday August 16, 2020, 5:31 AM - (43)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On August 15, 2020 at about 8:20 p.m. Portland Police and Portland Fire & Rescue responded to a report that a car had crashed into the front of the Portland Police Association office on North Lombard Street. A 2008 Porsche Cayenne left the roadway and struck the front of the build ... [More]

Man Arrested After Standoff with Deputies in Aloha
Thursday August 13, 2020, 6:00 PM - (44)

ALOHA, Oregon - On Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at approximately 10:48 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a vacant home at the corner of SW 174th Avenue and SW Arborcrest Way in the community of Aloha. Neighbors had reported a fire and said they had heard explosions coming ... [More]

Demonstrators Block Streets Outside Penumbra Kelly Building
Wednesday August 12, 2020, 2:43 AM - (45)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On August 11, 2020, two events took place in Portland. One group downtown blocked traffic for several hours on Southwest 3rd Avenue at Southwest Main Street. The gathering was peaceful and PPB did not interact with the crowd. Around 8:00 p.m., a separate group began to gather a ... [More]

Woman found dead in hotel room; man in custody
Wednesday August 12, 2020, 2:43 AM - (46)

CORVALLIS, Oregon - On August 10th at about 4:05am Corvallis Police Officers responded to a downtown business when an employee called at the request of George Spencer. Spencer, who appeared to be under the influence of a drug(s), reported to officers that he had been assaulted in his nearby hotel r ... [More]

Another death from covid-19 in Oregon
Monday August 10, 2020, 8:27 PM - (47)

New covid-19 cases in these counties: Baker (two), Clackamas (10), Columbia (one), Crook (two), Deschutes (seven), Hood River (two), Jackson (eight), Jefferson (11), Lane (five), Lincoln (two), Linn (three), Malheur (21), Marion (27), Morrow (15), Multnomah (45), Polk (six), Umatilla (15), Washingto ... [More]

Gresham-Barlow School Board approves District's Return to Learn Plan for Fall 2020
Monday August 10, 2020, 8:19 PM - (48)

The Gresham-Barlow School Board approved the Gresham-Barlow School District’s Return to Learn Plan for the 2020-21 school year at its August 6 special board work session. The Oregon Department of Education, under its Ready Schools, Safe Learners Guidance, has directed each school district (and its s ... [More]

Fatal Car Crash on NW Lake Road in Camas
Monday August 10, 2020, 8:19 PM - (49)

CAMAS, Oregon - At 16:29 hours on August 9th, 2020 Camas Police and Fire personnel were dispatched to a serious traffic accident near the intersection of NW Lake Road/NW Lacamas Lane. Upon arrival, it was determined that two passenger cars had been involved in a near head-on collision. A Mazda 6 s ... [More]

OHA Releases Weekly Testing Summary
Monday August 10, 2020, 8:18 PM - (50)

Today, August 10, 2020, OHA released its Weekly Testing Summary which showed that the week of Aug. 2 – Aug. 8, 25,744 tests were reported. Of those tests, 1,380 or 5.4 percent were positive, down from the 6.3 percent rate a week earlier. This week, OHA has begun using specimen collection date as ... [More]

Person seriously injured with a weapon in old town Portland
Friday August 7, 2020, 10:37 PM - (51)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On August 6, 2020, at approximately 3:46 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the 500 block of Northwest Broadway on reports of someone who was seriously injured by a suspect with a box cutter. When officers arrived they found an adult male who had been slashed in the neck ... [More]

Boy and Man Drown At Hood River Marina Beach
Friday August 7, 2020, 10:36 PM - (52)

Hood River, Ore. – On August 5th, 2020, local area law enforcement responded to the Marina Beach on the Columbia River for a report of swimmers in distress. Two swimmers were determined to be unaccounted for and a search and rescue operation was quickly initiated. One juvenile was recovered a ... [More]

Shots Fired Outside Portland Police Association Office
Wednesday August 5, 2020, 7:02 AM - (53)

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 Pa ... [More]

Oregon reports 330 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths
Sunday August 2, 2020, 6:18 AM - (54)

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.

Portland police arrest two demonstrators in downtown Portland
Sunday August 2, 2020, 6:15 AM - (55)

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, ... [More]

76 cases of Salmonella linked to red onions
Saturday August 1, 2020, 2:28 AM - (56)

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. ... [More]

Sewage overflow reaches Bridlemile Creek in SW Portland
Saturday August 1, 2020, 2:26 AM - (57)

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 ... [More]

Trump Administration Talks With Governor Brown About Protests
Wednesday July 29, 2020, 12:25 PM - (58)

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 ... [More]

Feds, Oregon in talks about pulling agents from Portland
Wednesday July 29, 2020, 11:53 AM - (59)

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 off ... [More]

Western Oregon declared high fire danger
Wednesday July 29, 2020, 11:37 AM - (60)

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 ... [More]

Man shot twice in Portland's Parkrose Neighborhood
Wednesday July 29, 2020, 11:31 AM - (61)

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 vi ... [More]

Group Activity outside Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse, July 28, 2020
Wednesday July 29, 2020, 11:29 AM - (62)

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 speec ... [More]

Vietnam Ignores stranded Americans
Tuesday July 28, 2020, 4:55 AM - (63)

PORTLAND, Oregon - (See Updated news at the bottom of this page.)
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 sti ...
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Oregon reports 408 new covid-19 cases
Sunday July 26, 2020, 3:17 AM - (64)

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 anno ... [More]

Crowds of protesters grow as one person is stabbed and federal authorities continue abductions
Sunday July 26, 2020, 3:09 AM - (65)

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. Poli ... [More]

Man Stabbed Leaving Protest In Front of Courthouse
Sunday July 26, 2020, 2:55 AM - (66)

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, ... [More]

Victim Dies after shooting in Portland
Sunday July 26, 2020, 2:54 AM - (67)

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 ... [More]

Man Assaulted in Lownsdale Square During Early Morning Protest
Friday July 24, 2020, 8:02 AM - (68)

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 ... [More]

Fires and Criminal Activity outside the Federal Courthouse
Friday July 24, 2020, 8:01 AM - (69)

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. ... [More]

Demonstrators attempt to break into Federal Courthouse in Downtown Portland
Tuesday July 21, 2020, 1:40 PM - (70)

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. ... [More]

Early Morning Crash Leaves 1 Person in Critical Condition
Tuesday July 21, 2020, 1:35 PM - (71)

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 ... [More]

Portland Police call demonstrations a 'Riot'
Sunday July 19, 2020, 4:41 AM - (72)

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 contrib ... [More]

Federal customs agents grab Portland Demonstrator
Saturday July 18, 2020, 1:23 PM - (73)

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 pr ... [More]

Statement from Sarah Iannarone demanding a renewed stay-at-home order
Friday July 17, 2020, 3:11 AM - (74)

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 here:

"Today I am calling for a renewed stay-at-home order due to the ongoing COVID-1 ...
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Fatal Crash on Interstate 84 - Wasco County
Thursday July 16, 2020, 5:24 AM - (75)

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 mo ... [More]

Shooting Investigation in Eliot Neighborhood
Thursday July 16, 2020, 5:23 AM - (76)

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 w ... [More]

Federal Officers Shoot Portland Protester In Head With 'Less Lethal' Munitions
Monday July 13, 2020, 5:30 AM - (77)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Federal law enforcement shot and severely injured a protester Saturday night during demonstrations in front of the federal courthouse in downtown Portland. Donavan LaBella, 26, was shot in the head by what friends and witnesses said was an impact munition. Videos of the inci ... [More]

Commissioner Hardesty responds to federal troop actions towards protesters
Monday July 13, 2020, 5:28 AM - (78)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Last week it was disconcerting to see militarized federal officers with war weapons embedded with the Portland Police Bureau and stationed around Portland. Since then their presence brought on an escalation of violence towards protesters – an extreme response to a movement challen ... [More]

Small Crowds and small fires around Chapman and Lownsdale
Monday July 13, 2020, 5:27 AM - (79)

On July 12, 2020 people began gathering in Chapman Square and Lownsdale Square near SW 3/SW Main at about 6:00pm. People socialized, ate food, banged drums and listened to speeches. At about 10:00pm the group began blocking traffic on SW 3rd and on SW Main. By 10:30pm a bonfire was burning in what u ... [More]

Portland Mayor candidate Sarah Lannarone speaks out regarding demonstrations
Monday July 13, 2020, 4:08 AM - (80)

Ted Wheeler has welcomed Donald Trump’s Border Patrol into our city. They are using chemical weapons on peaceful demonstrators, in violation of a court order against the use of these weapons. Last night, we witnessed even more disgusting acts of violence against Portlanders in our streets. Offic ... [More]

Oregon's coronavirus cases grow to 10,395; no new deaths reported
Tuesday July 7, 2020, 6:49 AM - (81)

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Health Authority reported 168 more confirmed and presumptive cases of coronavirus on Monday, bringing the statewide case count to 10,395. Oregon’s COVID-19 death toll was unchanged at 215 victims. Most of the new cases were identified in Multnomah and Washington cou ... [More]

Todd Allan Carr charged with murder in the second degree
Tuesday July 7, 2020, 6:30 AM - (82)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill today announces the filing of a single count charging document against 54-year-old Todd Allan Carr who is accused of murdering his mother. Carr is charged with one count of murder in the second degree. The victim, Shannon Carr ... [More]

Portland Protester Facing Federal Charge After Overnight Arrest on Hatfield Courthouse
Saturday July 4, 2020, 4:47 AM - (83)

PORTLAND, Oregon — U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams announced today that a Portland man has been arrested for his role in an overnight attack on the Hatfield Federal Courthouse. “The lawless and violent acts of extremists across the political spectrum cannot continue. Violence directed at federal, ... [More]

Walk-In Gunshot Wound Investigation-Unknown Crime Scene
Saturday July 4, 2020, 4:45 AM - (84)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday, July 4th, 2020 at 12:48 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a walk-in gunshot victim at a local hospital. His injuries were determined to be non-life-threatening.

The victim was uncooperative and would not provide details and officers hav ...
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Shooting Investigation in St. Johns Neighborhood
Friday July 3, 2020, 7:22 AM - (85)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On July 2, 2020 at approximately 2:41 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 8700 hundred block of North Swenson Street on reports of a shooting. A 911-caller notified dispatch that a subject had fired a gun at another person and then fled the scene eastbound. When offi ... [More]

Demonstration outside Justice Center and Federal Courthouse
Friday July 3, 2020, 7:21 AM - (86)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A group of a couple hundred demonstrators gathered near the Justice Center on July 2, 2020. The group blocked the streets, chanting and speaking for several hours. Several demonstrators shot off commercial grade fireworks during the speeches. The tenor of the group shifted when de ... [More]

Car In Flames in the Kelso Area
Friday July 3, 2020, 7:20 AM - (87)

Kelso/Lexington area- Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue responded to a reported pickup truck fire at the intersection of Westside HWY and Early Bird Drive at 3:35 AM, this morning. Dispatchers updated that the driver of the vehicle was injured with bystanders attempting to pull him out of the vehicle. C2FR ... [More]

Third Shooting in 6 hours Overnight-2 Injured
Saturday June 27, 2020, 10:07 AM - (88)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On June 26, 2020, at 2:02 a.m., East Precinct Officers responded to the area near Southeast 126th Avenue and Powell Boulevard on multiple reports of numerous shots heard. One caller reported an injured person nearby. Officers arrived and found an injured adult male. He was tran ... [More]

Portland Demonstrations Continue
Saturday June 27, 2020, 10:06 AM - (89)

A group gathered near the Justice Center on June 26, 2020, and blocked the streets and chanted. After several hours, the tenor of the group shifted and some attempted to barricade the portico door on the North side of the building with plastic road barricades and spray painted cameras on the buildin ... [More]

Suspect Identified in Kelso Homicide
Thursday June 25, 2020, 10:55 PM - (90)

KELSO, Washington - Detectives identified a suspect in the murder of a Kelso man at his home last year based on an extensive investigation. Over the course of seven months, detectives with the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office identified Stephen Penwarden of Seaside, Oregon as the suspect in the murde ... [More]

Human Remains Found in Northeast Salem
Thursday June 25, 2020, 10:47 PM - (91)

SALEM, Oregon - On June 10th, 2020, investigators were called to investigate human remains discovered in the crawl space beneath a duplex in northeast Salem. Following an autopsy, the death was determined to be a homicide. Investigators are asking for the community’s help identifying the victim. ... [More]

Homicide Investigation - Josephine County
Thursday June 25, 2020, 7:58 PM - (92)

On June 24, 2020, at approximately 4:00 P.M., Josephine County law enforcement responded to the area of Pinecrest Drive and Tiffany Way for a homicide investigation. The deceased has been identified as Theodore Homer Robison (55) from Josephine County. Investigators are asking for the public' ... [More]

June 22-23, 2020 Demonstrations in Portland
Tuesday June 23, 2020, 5:18 AM - (93)

Two demonstrations occurred in Portland during the evening hours of June 22 through the early morning hours of June 23, 2020. One group met at Jefferson High School and marched throughout the neighborhood for several hours. This event remained peaceful and did not require intervention by police. ... [More]

Protesters break windows, throw projectiles over fence at Justice Center
Saturday June 20, 2020, 9:35 AM - (94)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, June 19, a group of demonstrators gathered in Chapman Square on the west side of the Justice Center. At 9:40 p.m., the group began to march toward Revolution Hall. Halfway across the Morrison Bridge, a group of approximately 75 protesters decided to return to the Justic ... [More]

Detectives Investigating Human Remains Found in Northeast Salem
Thursday June 11, 2020, 6:47 PM - (95)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On June 10th, 2020, deputies received a call from a family residing in the 3600 block of 47th Avenue NE reporting a foul odor coming from beneath the duplex they live in. When deputies assigned to the East Salem Service District went to investigate they discovered human remains un ... [More]

Mayor Bubenik Takes the Pledge to Address Police Use of Force Policies in Tualatin
Thursday June 11, 2020, 6:31 PM - (96)

TUALATIN, Oregon – On Monday, June 8, the Tualatin City Council agreed to take the Obama Foundation’s “Mayor’s Pledge” to address police use of force policies in Tualatin. As described in the pledge, the city will:

  1. REVIEW the use of force policies.
  2. ENGAGE the communi ... [More]

Portland Police chief quits in regard to George Floyd unrest
Tuesday June 9, 2020, 8:26 AM - (97)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland’s chief Jami Resch, who was barely six months into her job as chief, said she has asked Charlie Lovell, an African-American lieutenant, to serve as the next chief of police. "He's the exact right person at the exact right moment.," she said at a news conference. "To ... [More]

Demonstrations from the night of June 8, 2020 to the morning of June 9, 2020
Tuesday June 9, 2020, 7:43 AM - (98)

On June 7, 2020, at approximately 6:00 p.m., demonstrators gathered in two location within the City of Portland. A group gathered at Revolution Hall in Southeast Portland and a second gathered outside the Justice Center in Downtown Portland. Thousands of demonstrators marched from Revolution Hall ... [More]

Grand Jury Delivers Indictment Against Washington County Jail Deputy
Friday June 5, 2020, 5:44 PM - (99)

HILLSBORO, Ore.- On June 5, 2020 a Washington County grand jury indicted Washington County Jail Deputy Rian Alden on one count of Official Misconduct in the First Degree concerning a use of force incident that occurred in the jail in 2018. This incident was investigated by the Multnomah County Sh ... [More]

REQUIEM FOR PLANET EARTH
Thursday June 4, 2020, 10:39 PM - (100)

Global warming or climate change is real. It is mostly caused by human beings. And it’s getting much worse. The problem is so severe that we can never return. The future is dim and dark and uncertain. And it is the saddest thing I can imagine because I have a daughter named Julia who will live in th ... [More]

12 Adults Arrested, 2 Juveniles Detained Related to Demonstrations
Monday June 1, 2020, 5:17 AM - (101)

PORTLAND, Oregon - For the third consecutive day, a large group of demonstrators gathered in the City of Portland on Sunday, May 31, 2020. Two groups gathered in separate areas of the City; one group near the Justice Center and one in Laurelhurst Park. Thousands of peaceful demonstrators marched ... [More]

55 new confirmed in Oregon and 2 new deaths
Sunday May 31, 2020, 7:11 AM - (102)

PORTLAND, Oregon — COVID-19 has claimed two more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 153, the Oregon Health Authority reported as of 12:01 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority reported 55 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today, bringing the state tota ... [More]

Fatal Crash on Hwy 101 - Tillamook County
Sunday May 31, 2020, 7:10 AM - (103)

TILLAMOOK, Oregon - On Saturday, May 30, 2020 at approximately 1:33 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 101. A Buick Century, operated by Ruth Whittenberg (60) of Hammond, LA. was southbound when it crossed into the northbound lanes a ... [More]

Man Shot, Critically Injured In Downtown Portland
Sunday May 31, 2020, 7:09 AM - (104)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On May 30, 2020 at 9:09 p.m., Central Precinct Officers responded to a report of a person shot in the area of Southwest Hawthorne Boulevard and Southwest Water Avenue. Officers arrived and located an adult male with a gunshot wound to the chest. They provided emergency first aid a ... [More]

Civil Disturbance in Downtown and Lloyd Districts-Dozens of Arrests Made
Sunday May 31, 2020, 7:07 AM - (105)

On May 30, 2020, demonstrators began gathering in downtown Portland around 5:30 p.m. and quickly became confrontational and aggressive with PPB officers who were providing security for the Justice Center.

At about 6:45 p.m., PPB officers who were assigned to protect the Justice Center wer ...
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Oregon Nearing 4,000 Known Coronavirus Cases
Wednesday May 27, 2020, 9:54 AM - (106)

The Oregon Health Authority Tuesday reported 3,967 known cases of coronavirus in the state. That number includes both positive and presumptive cases. Presumptive cases are people who have not tested positive for the virus but have symptoms and have had close contact with a confirmed case. Th ... [More]

Car Pulled From Willamette River With Human Remains Inside.
Wednesday May 27, 2020, 9:52 AM - (107)

On 5/26/20, around 4:40 p.m., Adventures With Purpose was shooting a YouTube video at the Jefferson Street Boat Ramp in Milwaukie. They were filming a dive team recovering a car from the Willamette River. The car was approximately 400-yards off shore in about 85-feet of water. Once the vehicle was r ... [More]

Portland Crash at Southeast Flavel and 112th Avenue
Sunday May 24, 2020, 2:31 AM - (108)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Investigators have learned a PPB officer was in a marked patrol vehicle responding to assist another PPB officer who was asking for help. The officer involved in the crash was driving westbound on Southeast Flavel Street, approaching the intersection. An adult female, driving a gr ... [More]

Fatal Crash on Hwy 99E - Linn County
Wednesday May 20, 2020, 8:18 AM - (109)

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at approximately 4:15 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 99E milepost 26 near Harrisburg, OR. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Kia Rio was traveling southbound when it crossed into the northbound l ... [More]

American Ambulance Association Awards Local Star of Life
Wednesday May 20, 2020, 8:17 AM - (110)

Nolan Gerety, Paramedic & Field Training Officer Selected as AMR NW’s Star of Life (Portland, Oregon) — The American Ambulance Association’s (AAA) Stars of Life program celebrates contributions of ambulance professionals who have gone beyond the call of duty in service to their communities. Nolan ... [More]

Judge declares Oregon Gov. Brown's coronavirus restrictions 'null and void'
Monday May 18, 2020, 7:31 PM - (111)

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A judge in rural Oregon on Monday tossed out statewide coronavirus restrictions imposed by Democratic Gov. Kate Brown, saying she didn’t seek the Legislature's approval to extend the stay-at-home orders beyond a 28-day limit. Baker County Circuit Judge Matthew Shirtcliff issued ... [More]

Proposed Sherwood City Budget Released
Monday May 18, 2020, 6:08 PM - (112)

SHERWOOD, Oregon - otal Budget and General Fund Budget are Reduced Compared with Current Year Today Sherwood City Manager Joseph Gall released the Fiscal Year 2016-17 Proposed Budget. In compliance with state budget law, the proposed budget is balanced, and does not rely on any use of financial ... [More]

OAHHS Statement on Passing of Rep. Mitch Greenlick
Saturday May 16, 2020, 9:54 PM - (113)

"We mourn the loss of Mitch Greenlick, a passionate champion of public health and health coverage. As a member of the legislature, Representative Greenlick used his vast knowledge of health policy to improve access to care. He played a key role in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, th ... [More]

Clark County restaurants to reopening, dining areas remain closed
Friday May 15, 2020, 10:10 AM - (114)

Vancouver, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee issued guidance this week for partially reopening restaurant and tavern dining areas. Clark County food establishments are encouraged to use this guidance to prepare for reopening, however, local restaurants cannot reopen their dining areas at this time. The gov ... [More]

Nearly $600,000 Given To COVID Relief Funds
Friday May 15, 2020, 10:09 AM - (115)

COVID Relief Fund Grants Nearly $600,000 to Local Nonprofits

Community Foundation emergency fund seeks donations, awards grants

Vancouver, Wash., May 15, 2020 — Over the past two weeks, the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington has awa ... [More]

Omnicare to Pay $15 Million to Resolve Allegations It Improperly Dispensed Opioids
Wednesday May 13, 2020, 10:40 AM - (116)

PORTLAND, Ore.—Omnicare, Inc., a subsidiary of CVS Health and a provider of pharmacy services to long-term care facilities, has agreed to pay the United States a $15.3 million civil penalty to resolve allegations that it violated federal law by, among other things, allowing opioids and other control ... [More]

Lake Oswego School District Graduation Plans Will Happen
Wednesday May 13, 2020, 10:39 AM - (117)

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. -- May 13, 2020 -- Lake Oswego School District today announced official plans to honor graduates in the class of 2020 from Lake Oswego and Lakeridge High Schools. Graduation plans include distant and in-person commemorative events. “Commencement plans were made with special cons ... [More]

Woman Arrested for Domestic Stabbing in Northwest Portland
Sunday May 10, 2020, 6:00 AM - (118)

On Saturday, May 9, 2020, at 12:18 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the 2000 Block of Northwest Everett Street on a Domestic Disturbance call involving a knife, where a male was said to have been stabbed.

Officers arrived and made contact with the victim, who had a knife protr ...
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Death Investigation in the St. Johns Neighborhood
Sunday May 10, 2020, 5:58 AM - (119)

The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Officer's office has determined the individual from the death investigation in the St. Johns Neighborhood was death by suicide. Bobby Lee Hillman, age 25, died as the result from what appears to be a self-inflicted injury with a knife. The investigation is c ... [More]

Oregon sees drop in immunizations during COVID-19 crisis
Saturday May 9, 2020, 8:55 AM - (120)

PORTLAND, Oregon. -- Results of a new survey of Oregon health care providers strongly suggest that immunizations in the state may have dropped dramatically due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Oregon Health Authority released the survey results this week. They show that changes to ... [More]

Death Investigation in the St. Johns Neighborhood, One Individual Deceased
Saturday May 9, 2020, 8:54 AM - (121)

On May 8, 2020, at 11:39 p.m., North Precinct Officers responded to the 9500 block of N Lombard Street on reports that someone was stabbed in the area. When officers arrived they found an adult male victim with a stab wound. The victim was pronounced deceased. Detectives with the Portland Police ... [More]

Fire Sprinklers Prevent Large Forest Grove Fire
Thursday May 7, 2020, 9:42 AM - (122)

FOREST GROVE, Oregon - This evening after 6:30pm, Forest Grove Firefighters were dispatched to a reported fire in an apartment at the Jesse Quinn Apartments in downtown Forest Grove. Crews arrived shortly after to find no signs of a fire, but when the made it to the second floor they encountered lig ... [More]

Not wearing life jackets and cold water contribute to deaths on Oregon’s waterways
Thursday May 7, 2020, 9:36 AM - (123)

There have been five boating fatalities on Oregon’s waterways during COVID-19 this spring, all have two things in common: not wearing life jackets, and cold water. The Oregon State Marine Board is urging boaters headed to the water during the first warm weekend of the year - especially people in can ... [More]

Oregon to provide over 351,000 children with benefits to replace the meals they get at school
Tuesday May 5, 2020, 11:12 AM - (124)

(Salem, Ore.) – The Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) announced today that Oregon families with children who are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals will get cash benefits for the meals they would have received at school even if they have ... [More]

Shooting Investigation - Josephine County
Tuesday May 5, 2020, 11:11 AM - (125)

On May 5, 2020, at approximately 12:30 A.M., law enforcement agencies in Josephine County (Oregon State Police, Grants Pass Department of Public Safety and Josephine County Sheriff’s Office) responded to a 911 call, in the 3900 block of Foothills Blvd, of a person reporting being shot. The shoot ... [More]

Firefighters Rescue Stranded Kayaker on Tualatin River
Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:17 AM - (126)

At 3 p.m. today, emergency responders were dispatched to a call involving a female kayaker who was trapped in a fish ladder on the Tualatin River, just south of Interstate 205. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s water rescue team deployed from West Linn Fire Station 59, along with responders from Clack ... [More]

Woman Arrested In Portland for Threatening People With Knives
Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:15 AM - (127)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A woman who was threatening herself and others with two knives was transported to a hospital after successful negotiations by Portland Police officers. On Friday, May 1, 2020 at 7:51p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a woman who had two knives and was ... [More]

Armed 23-year-old Woman with knife Arrested for attempted murder In Albany
Wednesday April 29, 2020, 10:15 PM - (128)

ALBANY, Oregon - On Monday, April 27, 2020, at 3:07 p.m., Albany Police received a call from a distraught female indicating she was walking from house to house attempting to find a Sheriff in her neighborhood to kill.  The incident occurred in the area of SW Marten Avenue and Chinook.  The female wa ... [More]

Fatal Crash on Hwy 34 - Lincoln County
Tuesday April 28, 2020, 12:12 AM - (129)

On Monday, April 27, 2020, at approximately 1:35 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single-vehicle crash on Hwy 34. A silver Honda Accord, operated by 26-year-old Kyle Herbison of Tidewater, was traveling westbound when it crossed the eastbound l ... [More]

Oregon City Commission Approves $200,000 for Small Business Debt Relief Grants
Tuesday April 28, 2020, 12:05 AM - (130)

OREGON CITY, Oregon - City Commissioners took action to assist Oregon City small businesses impacted by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching a debt relief initiative on Monday, April 27, 2020. The City’s general fund will provide $200,000 in grant funding to eligible busines ... [More]

Seaside Announces Independence Day Fireworks Cancelled for 2020
Tuesday April 28, 2020, 12:03 AM - (131)

Seaside, Ore. – April 27, 2020 – The Seaside Chamber of Commerce and City of Seaside came together Monday night to formerly announce the cancellation of the annual Independence Day Fireworks display in 2020. Chamber of Commerce CEO Brian Owen made the announcement towards the end of Monday night’s c ... [More]

$1,000 reward to Solve Armed Robbery
Sunday April 26, 2020, 7:24 PM - (132)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Plaid Pantry at 809 NW Murray Bv. in the community of Bethany was robbed on April 23, 2020.  An employee called 911 to report the store had been robbed at knifepoint.  A man wearing a mask, gloves, and sunglasses robbed the store and then fled on foot.

Deputies searche ... [More]

Oregon City Supports Stay Home, Save Lives Executive Order
Sunday April 26, 2020, 7:14 PM - (133)

The Oregon City Commission held a special meeting at noon, Sunday, April 26, to reaffirm Oregon City’s support and compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order 20-12, “Stay Home, Save Lives”. The Commissioners met to address concerns raised by the State Attorney General in a letter ... [More]

Lacamas Lake and Round Lake closed due to high toxin levels
Saturday April 25, 2020, 8:26 AM - (134)

Vancouver, Washington – Clark County Public Health has closed Lacamas Lake and Round Lake in Camas after test results revealed elevated levels of cyanotoxins in the water. Results from water samples taken from Lacamas Lake and Round Lake on Monday revealed cyanotoxins above the threshold levels r ... [More]

Vancouver Police investigate stabbing
Saturday April 25, 2020, 8:24 AM - (135)

Vancouver, Washington – On April 24, 2020, at approximately 1:15 p.m., Vancouver Police responded to 1901 NE 162nd Avenue for the report of a disturbance in the parking lot involving a weapon. When police arrived, they located a male who was being held down by several citizens and another male who h ... [More]

Gover Kate Brown's detailed plan to reopen Oregon
Thursday April 23, 2020, 9:08 PM - (136)

SALEM, Oregon - Governor Kate Brown announced a pact with other West Coast governors to coordinate their response to the coronavirus pandemic. That came after news that Oregon appears to be succeeding at keeping new deaths and infections down, but at great cost to the economy. On Friday, the governo ... [More]

Oregon Coronavirus Death Toll now at 83
Thursday April 23, 2020, 9:00 PM - (137)

SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Health Authority reported 68 new coronavirus diagnoses in Oregon Thursday. That brings Oregon’s confirmed case total to 2,127. The agency said four people in Multnomah County — a 94-year-old woman and three men ages, 74, 78 and 87 — as well as a 70-year-old Clackamas Co ... [More]

Salem Continues Drinking Water System Improvements in 2020
Thursday April 23, 2020, 8:55 PM - (138)

Salem, Ore. — The City of Salem is actively preparing for another algae season (May through September) in the North Santiam Watershed.  Staff are closely monitoring water in Detroit Reservoir and the North Santiam River and are ready to respond with additional treatment if cyanot ... [More]

House Fire near Dallas claims three lives
Monday April 20, 2020, 6:34 AM - (139)

Dallas, Oregon - Three people were killed and one seriously injured in a house fire early Sunday morning near the Polk County city of Dallas, sheriff's deputies said. Two others escaped with minor injuries. The county's 911 dispatchers got a call just before 3 a.m. reporting the house fire in the ... [More]

Stabbing Near Trolley Trail Update
Monday April 20, 2020, 6:23 AM - (140)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On the afternoon of 4/17/2020, 44-year-old Gary R. O’Conner was involved in a disturbance with 45-year-old Kenyatta Green at a transient camp near the Trolley Trail. Mr. O’Conner contacted Mr. Green after hearing him walking around his campsite. The contact between the two men res ... [More]

Woman killed in Hwy 36 crash in Lane County
Sunday April 19, 2020, 2:03 AM - (141)

On Friday, April 17, 2020 at approximately 5:35 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 36 near milepost 1. Preliminary investigation revealed that a tan Nissan PU, operated by a 17 year old female from Florence, was westbound when it cro ... [More]

Motorcyclist Killed After Striking Semi-Trailer
Friday April 17, 2020, 1:37 AM - (142)

SALEM, Oregon - April 16th, 2020, at approximately 7:00 am, a 911 call was received reporting a serious motor vehicle crash in the 13000 block of Ehlen Road NE, in northern Marion County. It was reported a motorcyclist had collided with a trailer being towed by a semi-tractor and the rider had susta ... [More]

Suicidal Subject Armed with Knife Enters Bank
Thursday April 16, 2020, 12:36 AM - (143)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On April 15, 2020 at 12:18 p.m., Central Precinct Officers responded to the 1000 block of Southwest 5th Avenue on reports of a male subject threatening to kill himself with a knife. The subject entered The Bank of America with a knife in hand threatening to take his life. Offic ... [More]

Arby's Foundation Invests in Mentoring at Friends of the Children-Portland
Thursday April 16, 2020, 12:33 AM - (144)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Arby’s Foundation awarded a $46,300 grant to Friends of the Children-Portland to support its evidence-based mentoring program. Founded in Portland, Friends of the Children partners with public schools and the foster care system to proactively select kindergarteners experiencing th ... [More]

Illegal Speed Racing Events Under Investigation
Monday April 13, 2020, 8:04 PM - (145)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Police Bureau is investigating reports of illegal speed racing last night. On Sunday, April 12, 2020, at about 8:15p.m., PPB received numerous calls of a large group of drivers blocking southbound Interstate-405 on the upper deck of the Fremont Bridge. Traffic Division ... [More]

Crews Extinguish Brush Fire on Scholls Ferry Road in Beaverton
Sunday April 12, 2020, 4:56 AM - (146)

TUALATIN, Oregon - At 16:33 p.m. today, firefighters were dispatched to a report of smoke in the area in the 17900 block of Southwest Scholls Ferry Rd. in Washington County, just west of Beaverton. Firefighters from Cooper Mountain Station 69 responded to the incident and could see a large column o ... [More]

Coronavirus death toll exceeds 50 in Oregon, cases surpass 1,400
Sunday April 12, 2020, 4:51 AM - (147)

PORTLAND, Ore. — Three more people died of the coronavirus in Oregon Friday, and 76 new cases were confirmed in the state, according to the latest information from Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Office of Emergency Management. As of Saturday morning, Oregon has 1,447 positive cases of the cor ... [More]

Shooting Victim Suffers Serious Injuries
Saturday April 11, 2020, 4:19 AM - (148)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A shooting in the Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood sent one man to the hospital. After undergoing surgery, the adult male victim is expected to recover. He was seriously wounded after being shot multiple times. Detectives have learned that he was in a parking lot when a susp ... [More]

Two Arrested in Clark County Drive-By Shooting
Saturday April 11, 2020, 4:17 AM - (149)

On 04/10/2020 at 21:08 Clark County Sheriff Deputies responded to 3314 NE 41st St regarding a drive-by shooting to a residence. Several neighbors and witnesses reported hearing shots coming from a passing vehicle. Several shots were fired into the residence from vehicle. There were no reported in ... [More]

Salem Seeks Community Help Making Cloth Masks
Friday April 10, 2020, 10:11 AM - (150)

SALEM, Oregon - The city Salem announcement: "We are working diligently to keep our community and our employees as safe as possible. As we’ve heard from our public health agencies, the best way to reduce the spread of the virus is to stay home, and to practice social distancing when we must go o ... [More]

Seaside Fire Issues Temporary Burn Ban
Friday April 10, 2020, 10:09 AM - (151)

Seaside, Oregon – In response to the “Stay Home, Save Lives” executive order from Gov. Kate Brown to reduce the effects of the COVID-19 virus, Seaside Fire Chief Joey Daniels issued a temporary burn ban today on most outdoor burning until further notice. Effective today, April 10, 2020, Seaside F ... [More]

West Linn Police Chief on Administrative Leave During Investigation
Thursday April 9, 2020, 1:48 AM - (152)

On Wednesday, April 1 the West Linn City Council voted 5-0 to conduct an independent investigation into the City’s handling of Michael Fesser’s tort claim against the City from the date it was received through the date a settlement was reached with the City’s insurance carrier. This work will be per ... [More]

Pilot killed in Ultralight Aircraft crash in north Clark County
Tuesday April 7, 2020, 2:11 AM - (153)

On Monday at 9:20 AM, reports of an aircraft crash near Daybreak Airport sent emergency responders to investigate. The area was near the 4100 block of NE JA Moore Road in the Battle Ground/La Center area of north Clark County. A resident on a hillside to the west of the Airport reported seeing an u ... [More]

Four more people die of COVID-19 in Oregon, bringing death toll toll to 26
Sunday April 5, 2020, 7:23 PM - (154)

PORTLAND, Ore. — Health officials said Saturday that four more people died from the coronavirus in Oregon, raising the state's death toll to 26. Oregon Health Authority also said there are 100 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the statewide total to 999. The OHA released the followi ... [More]

Together, Oregon and China will send more than 1,100 ventilators to New York
Sunday April 5, 2020, 8:45 AM - (155)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is poised to get over 1,100 ventilators from Oregon and China as it scrambles to line up more breathing machines for the sickest coronavirus patients, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday. The Chinese government and billionaires Jack Ma and Joseph Tsai, the co-founders of ... [More]

Man Arrested for burglary in the Mount Scott Arleta Neighborhood
Saturday April 4, 2020, 8:58 PM - (156)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A suspect was arrested after a commercial burglary in a neighborhood recently hit by similar crimes. On Saturday April 4, 2020, at 5:46 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a burglary alarm at a medical clinic in the 6800 block of Southeast Foster Road. Officers ... [More]

Oregon reports 4 new COVID-19 deaths, 100 new COVID-19 cases
Saturday April 4, 2020, 8:53 PM - (157)

PORTLAND, Oregon — COVID-19 has claimed four more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll from 22 to 26, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority also reported 100 new cases of COVID-19 as of 8 a.m. today, bringing the statewide total to 999. The new C ... [More]

12 staff members at OHSU test positive for coronavirus
Monday March 30, 2020, 8:41 PM - (158)

PORTLAND, Ore. – Twelve staff members at the Oregon Health and Science University (or OHSU) have tested positive for coronavirus, the hospital president said during a press conference Monday. Officials said there were 56 more employees awaiting test results. OHSU president Danny Jacobs said th ... [More]

Coronavirus death toll reaches 16 in Oregon, with 606 known cases statewide
Monday March 30, 2020, 8:34 PM - (159)

PORTLAND, Oregon — The COVID-19 virus has killed three people in Oregon, bringing the state’s death toll to 16. There are 58 new cases of COVID-19 and with Oregon now with 606 known cases. The new COVID-19 cases reported Monday are from counties across the state: Benton (1), Clackamas (1), Des ... [More]

Greenhouse Nurseries are hiring during record unemployment
Monday March 30, 2020, 8:31 PM - (160)

Wilsonville — March 30, 2020 — The Oregon Association of Nurseries (www.oan.org) is publishing an online list of nursery and greenhouse businesses that have indicated they are hiring seasonal and temporary help. As unemployment rates skyrocket during the COVID-19 outbreak, this list provides the ... [More]

Cherriots temporarily suspends service in response to pandemic
Monday March 30, 2020, 8:28 PM - (161)

SALEM, Oregon - Beginning Tuesday, March 31, the Salem Area Mass Transit District is suspending its local and regional service until further notice. The paratransit service, Cherriots LIFT, will provide life-sustaining trips only, including appointments for medical care and dialysis treatment. ... [More]

Downtown Salem Parking Changes in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
Monday March 30, 2020, 8:27 PM - (162)

Salem, Ore. – The City of Salem continues to alter downtown Salem parking during the COVID-19 pandemic to allow downtown customers to conduct their business quickly, to protect or community by limiting exposure and risk, and retur ... [More]

Shooting Victim Pronounced Deceased-PPB Homicide Detectives Investigating
Monday March 30, 2020, 8:26 PM - (163)

The victim in the shooting earlier today in the South Tabor Neighborhood was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim is believed to be an adult male. His identity will be released after next of kin are notified. Portland Police Bureau Homicide Detectives are on-scene and are coordinating wit ... [More]

Here's How Oregon State Lawmakers Want To Handle COVID-19
Monday March 30, 2020, 10:44 AM - (164)

When they meet in coming days to address the escalating coronavirus pandemic, Oregon lawmakers are likely to temporarily halt evictions and foreclosures, ratchet up financial assistance to struggling businesses and residents, and resurrect a bill that makes it easier to site homeless shelters. Th ... [More]

Man stabbed in Portland Bridgeton Neighborhood
Monday March 30, 2020, 10:37 AM - (165)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday March 28 2020 at 10:51 a.m. Portland Police responded to a stabbing in the 1000 Block of North Marine Drive. North Precinct Officers arrived and located an adult male who was bleeding from what appeared to be a stab wound. Officers learned there had been a disturbance ... [More]

Man arrested after home burglarized while residents sleeping
Monday March 30, 2020, 10:36 AM - (166)

This morning, just before 1:00 am, a resident came to the police department to report her home, which is located in the 1200 block of Johnson St., had been burglarized about 30 minutes prior. She told officers that her roommate thought he had been dreaming when he saw a person inside their bedroom. ... [More]

Oregon, Washington close all national forest sites, trails across 24M acres
Saturday March 28, 2020, 8:42 AM - (167)

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

Oregon coronavirus cases rise to 414, death toll reaches 12 statewide
Saturday March 28, 2020, 8:39 AM - (168)

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

Oregon City's Commissioners have declared a local state of emergency
Saturday March 28, 2020, 8:37 AM - (169)

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

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

Suspect Shoots, Kills Dog, Community Asked to Assist
Saturday March 28, 2020, 8:35 AM - (170)

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

Person Found Dead in Tigard Home After Fire (Photo)
Wednesday March 25, 2020, 7:24 AM - (171)

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

Oregon Department of Revenue offices close, open for appointment only
Wednesday March 25, 2020, 7:16 AM - (172)

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

Beginning March 25, the Revenue Building in Salem and all regional field offices will close to the general public until fur ...
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New Resource Center for Businesses Launched on City Website
Wednesday March 25, 2020, 7:12 AM - (173)

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

Governor Brown Getting Pressure to issue stay-at-home order
Monday March 23, 2020, 9:46 AM - (174)

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

Seaside Ordering Hotels to Shut Down, Limit Building Access throughout the City
Monday March 23, 2020, 8:28 AM - (175)

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

Crash on Lafayette Ave. in McMinnville Saturday
Monday March 23, 2020, 8:27 AM - (176)

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

Police find man shot in arm at hospital
Saturday March 21, 2020, 7:17 AM - (177)

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

Oregon unemployment claims jump from 800 to 18,500 after 3 days of coronavirus layoffs
Thursday March 19, 2020, 11:12 AM - (178)

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

$2,500 reward in Stan's Market Store Robbery
Thursday March 19, 2020, 11:00 AM - (179)

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

COVID-19 Related Business Layoffs, Closures, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Thursday March 19, 2020, 10:58 AM - (180)

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

Clatsop County Sheriff Implements Protective Measures for COVID-19
Wednesday March 18, 2020, 8:08 AM - (181)

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

Oregon: Latest updates on coronavirus
Tuesday March 17, 2020, 10:18 AM - (182)

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

Coronavirus hits veterans home in Oregon
Tuesday March 17, 2020, 9:48 AM - (183)

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

Latest Oregon updates on coronavirus
Tuesday March 17, 2020, 9:43 AM - (184)

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

Oregon FBI Tech Tuesday: Building a Digital Defense With Mobile Apps
Tuesday March 17, 2020, 9:37 AM - (185)

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

Multiple vehicle collision with injuries, Man dies near Battle Ground Lake
Monday March 16, 2020, 11:02 PM - (186)

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

City of Hillsboro Closures, Cancellations, and Updates: coronavirus/COVID-19
Saturday March 14, 2020, 9:54 AM - (187)

City of Hillsboro facility closures:

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

Six more residents of Veterans' Home in Lebanon positive for COVID-19
Friday March 13, 2020, 9:15 AM - (188)

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

Man Gets 18 years for causing the death of D'Andre Dickerson
Friday March 13, 2020, 9:14 AM - (189)

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

Five arrested at Fairview drug home
Wednesday March 11, 2020, 8:15 AM - (190)

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

Men Arrested for Human Trafficking
Wednesday March 11, 2020, 8:10 AM - (191)

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

Police Investigate Suspicious Death at Hotel
Wednesday March 11, 2020, 8:06 AM - (192)

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

Marion County Grand Jury Clears Silverton Cop's Use of deadly force
Wednesday March 11, 2020, 7:55 AM - (193)

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

Suspect Arrested after Robbing Doughnut Shop With Hatchet
Monday March 9, 2020, 11:12 PM - (194)

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

Tigard Police Investigate Suspicious Death at Hotel
Monday March 9, 2020, 11:03 PM - (195)

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

Gun Seized From Car Containing Six Juveniles
Monday March 9, 2020, 6:30 AM - (196)

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

Oregon declares coronavirus state of emergency
Monday March 9, 2020, 12:04 AM - (197)

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

Location Information Added for Vandalism Case
Thursday March 5, 2020, 12:26 AM - (198)

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

Shooting in East Portland-1 Subject Injured
Thursday March 5, 2020, 12:24 AM - (199)

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

Man found inside submerged car in the Willamette River
Thursday March 5, 2020, 12:21 AM - (200)

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