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1    Oregon Sets Single-Day New COVID-19 Case Record


Oregon Sets Single-Day New COVID-19 Case Record
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon set another dismal record on Thursday with 575 new confirmed or presumptive cases of COVID-19, the most ever reported in a day since the outbreak began. The state also reported two new deaths, bringing the total to 673. The Oregon Health Authority says the new cases indicate widespread community transmission and are mostly l ... [More]

2    Male Suspect Arrested after Sexually Assaulting Unconscious Female Victim in Northwest Portland Neighborhood


Male Suspect Arrested after Sexually Assaulting Unconscious Female Victim in Northwest Portland Neighborhood
Male Suspect Arrested after Sexually Assaulting Unconscious Female Victim in Northwest Portland Neighborhood Portland Police Bureau - 10/29/20 7:33 PM On October 29, 2020, at approximately 2:05 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the 2000 block of West Burnside Street on reports of a male suspect who was sexually assaulting an unconsciou ... [More]

3    Tips For Halloween Safety


Tips For Halloween Safety

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4    Man sentenced to prison for failing to Register As A Sex Offender


Man sentenced to prison for failing to Register As A Sex Offender
EUGENE, Ore.—A Washington County, Utah, resident was sentenced to federal prison today for failing to comply with sex offender supervision and registration requirements designed to protect the community from predatory acts, announced U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams. Robert John Golom, 27, was sentenced to five years in federal prison and ten yea ... [More]

5    35-year-old man dies on Highway 20 East of Hyak Park


35-year-old man dies on Highway 20 East of Hyak Park
Early this morning at about 5:30, Keith Merritt Lee died in a head on collision on Highway 20. Based on scene evidence and witness statements, a blue 1997 Acura Integra driven by Merritt was travelling east bound on Highway 20 when for unknown reasons, Merritt drove over the center line into oncoming traffic. The Acura crashed head on into a 20 ... [More]

6    Governor Kate Brown extends pandemic emergency declaration until early 2021


Governor Kate Brown extends pandemic emergency declaration until early 2021
SALEM, Oregon - Governor Brown on Tuesday took action and extended the state of emergency declaration that has enabled her to for COVID-19 another 60 days until January 2, 2021. Governor Brown's extension was originally scheduled to expire Nov. 3. “Extending the COVID-19 state of emergency is not something I do lightly, but we know all too ... [More]

7    Bend Man Sentenced For Conspiracy To Manufacture And Distribute Marijuana Oil


Bend Man  Sentenced For Conspiracy To Manufacture And Distribute Marijuana Oil
EUGENE, Oregon - Bend, Oregon resident was sentenced to 36 months’ imprisonment today for running an illicit Butane Honey Oil (BHO) extraction lab on rural Bend property, announced U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams. Jacob Genaro Robe, 31 years old, was sentenced to 3 years in federal prison and 3 years’ supervised release. “BHO extraction is a ... [More]

8    Permalink Robbery Suspects Arrested; Stolen Vehicle Recovered


Permalink Robbery Suspects Arrested; Stolen Vehicle Recovered
PORTLAND, Oregon - On October 12, 2020, a Southeast Portland couple located their stolen mini-van parked in a driveway in Southeast Portland. The couple believed their minivan was unoccupied and attempted to retrieve it. As the couple tried to retrieve the minivan, a female suspect, who was inside the van, physically attacked one of the owners in a ... [More]

9    Woman Missing Woman near Lacamas Lake


Woman Missing Woman near Lacamas Lake
The Camas Police Department is asking for assistance in locating 56 year-old Vancouver resident Terri Kehrli. Terri was last heard from on Sunday (Oct 25th) when she sent a text message photo of her kayaking on Lacamas Lake. Today (Oct 27th) her vehicle was found at the Leadbetter Boat Launch to Lacamas Lake and her empty kayak was located floati ... [More]

10    Oregon officials vote to ban Confederate flag at historic cemeteries


Oregon officials vote to ban Confederate flag at historic cemeteries
An Oregon state commission has unanimously voted to ban Confederate flags from the state’s historic cemeteries. Oregon’s Commission on Historic Cemeteries (OCHC) voted Friday to adopt a position paper recommending that Confederate flags not be displayed at historic cemeteries, including flying the flag on poles or with small flags placed on ind ... [More]

11    Suspect in Oct. 25 Sunrise Market robbery Arrested


Suspect in Oct. 25 Sunrise Market robbery Arrested
At 9:20 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, Clackamas County Sheriff Office deputies responded to a reported armed robbery at the Sunrise Market, located at 17186 SE McLoughlin Blvd. in Milwaukie. Deputies arrived at the convenience store within minutes -- but the suspect, who was reportedly armed with a pistol, had already fled the scene in a white ... [More]

12    9 more deaths in Oregon, 391 new COVID-19 cases


9 more deaths in Oregon, 391 new COVID-19 cases
PORTLAND, Oregon — COVID-19 claimed nine more lives in Oregon, raising the total of those who have died in Oregon to 664, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today. 391 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 42,808. The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are i ... [More]

13    Marijuana business in Oregon may be helped by US Elections


Marijuana business in Oregon may be helped by US Elections
Marijuana growing in Oregon has been legal for quite some time, but it got a lot easier after the November 2014 election. Citizens of Oregon are legally authorized to grow up to 4 marijuana plants in their home for recreational use. Voters in Oregon may soon agree with legalizing even more marijuana sales. Most Americans live in states wh ... [More]

14    Oregon scientists uncover sub-atomic instruments that produce DNA harm in sperm


Oregon scientists uncover sub-atomic instruments that produce DNA harm in sperm
University of Oregon biologists have used the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans to identify molecular mechanisms that produce DNA damage in sperm and contribute to male infertility following exposure to heat. In humans, the optimal temperature for sperm production is just below body temperature, in a range of approximately 90-95 degrees F. H ... [More]

15    Oregon Wildfires: Is Climate Change the Culprit?


Oregon Wildfires: Is Climate Change the Culprit?
In Oregon, we have watched California experience devastating wildfires year after year. This summer, we watched our own state burn. Many Oregonians lost their homes, neighborhoods, and lives as multiple, formidable fires overtook the state. The question on everyone’s mind is why? And more importantly, how do we stop it from happening again? ... [More]

16    Freeze Warning in effect fo rmost of Western Oregon


Freeze Warning in effect fo rmost of Western Oregon
PORTLAND, Oregon - The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning until 10 AM Monday for Western Oregon and Southwest Washington overnight. Late fall temperatures have dropped to below freezing. The warning is for most of the Willamette Valley, Cascade foothills, and into Southwest Washington. After 10 AM tomorrow, temperatures shou ... [More]

17    Driver Hits Large Rock Sending It Into Occupied Parked Car


Driver Hits Large Rock Sending It Into Occupied Parked Car
On Thursday, a three-vehicle accident in the 19200 block of SW TV Highway in Aloha caused unusual damage. A 2003 Ford F-150 had struck a large landscaping boulder on the north side of the road. The impact of the collision propelled the large rock about 75 feet, where it collided with a parked 2004 Toyota Corolla. Two people were in the Corolla at t ... [More]

18    Person shot in Madison South neighborhood


Person shot in Madison South neighborhood
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday at about 7:09 p.m., Portland Police responded to the report of a person shot in the 3300 Block of Northeast 82nd Avenue. Officers arrived and made sure the scene was safe so the person could receive medical attention. The person who had been shot was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Nobody is in custody, th ... [More]

19    Portland Police investigate homicide in Richmond neighborhood


Portland Police investigate homicide in Richmond neighborhood
On October 24, 2020 at about 9:34 p.m., Portland Police responded to the report of shots in the area of Southeast 48th Avenue and Southeast Division Street. Later, a person who appeared to have been shot, arrived by private vehicle at a local hospital, but did not survive. Cause and manner of death will be determined by the Oregon State Medical ... [More]

20    Oregon Residents Still Wish to Extend Oregon Border Into Idaho


Oregon Residents Still  Wish to Extend Oregon Border Into Idaho
BEND, Oregon - Anger and disappointment over actions of liberals in Portland, a group of Oregon residents petitioned to leave Oregon by extending the Oregon border into Idaho. Of course this sounds strange but in today’s headlines and problems, perhaps not so shocking. The idea began to take hold from the group known as "Greater Idaho" in two co ... [More]

21    Barn Fire outside of Dallas


Barn Fire outside of Dallas
DALLAS, Oregon - Just before 10:30 AM on October 22, 2020 Dallas, Sheridan, SW Polk and West Valley Fire District personnel were dispatch to a structure fire in the 3400 block of Liberty Rd. outside of Dallas. Due to the building being reported as a hay barn, the incident commander requested additional resources from prior to arrival. Personnel arr ... [More]

22    Three more deaths and 550 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Oregon


Three more deaths and 550 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 649, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

Oregon Health Authority reported 550 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today, bringing the state total to 41,348. The new ... [More]

23    Missing child alert -- Missing Babt Boy Dennis Johnson believed to be at risk


Missing child alert -- Missing Babt  Boy Dennis Johnson believed to be at risk
SALEM, Oregon – Dennis Johnson, an infant born Nov. 14, 2019, went missing with his parents Kayla Burk and Joseph Johnson from Portland, Ore. on Oct. 20, 2020. The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) believes that Dennis may be at risk and is searching for him to assess his safety.

ODHS asks the public to help in the effort to find ... [More]

24    Shooting in Portland's Centennial Neighborhood


Shooting in Portland's Centennial Neighborhood
PORTLAND, Oregon - On October 24, 2020, at approximately 1:03 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 600 block of Southeast 162nd Avenue on reports of shooting. Officers arrived on scene and found evidence of gunfire to include a subject who had been shot inside a crashed motor vehicle. Officers learned an altercation between two subjects oc ... [More]