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Saturday May 15, 2021
25-year-old woman Dies at Hospital after Woodlawn Shooting
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 8:55p.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 6800 block of Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard. When they arrived they located two shooting victims, an adult male and adult female. The victims were transported to a hospital for treatment. The female victim was identified as Danae K. Williams, 25, of Port ...
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Saturday May 15, 2021
Firefighters Battle Barn Fire in Sherwood, Prevent Fire from Spreading to Adjacent Structures.
SHERWOOD, Oregon - Firefighters were called to a reported barn fire in the 22000 block of SW Lebeau Rd in Sherwood just after 2:40 pm today. Multiple callers to 911 reported a fully involved barn fire, with fire threatening nearby structures and spreading to an adjacent field. First arriving firefighters from station 33 in Sherwood found a large barn heavily involved in fire, with spot fires in a ...
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Saturday May 15, 2021
Man Pushes Woman into Traffic, Burns Power Pole, Resists Arrest
PORTLAND, Oregon - A suspect is facing numerous charges after pushing a woman into traffic, burning a power pole, and fighting with officers. On Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 2:52p.m., a call came in to police of an area check regarding a suspect seen pushing a woman into the street near Southeast 36th Avenue and Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard. No officers were immediately available to respond. A ...
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Saturday May 15, 2021
Two-year-old girl falls from window, and (unrelated) cat jumps from burning building
KELSO, WA- Firefighters from Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue responded to a two-year-old girl who fell out of a second-story window Friday afternoon at 3:47 at the Country Run apartments on Solomon Rd. The girl was jumping on the bed and fell through the screen door window landing on a glass outdoor table on the first-floor patio shattering the table. The child was transported by paramedics to PeaceHeal ...
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Saturday May 15, 2021
Gun Violence Prevention Effort Brings Together Coalition
PORTLAND, Oregon - A coalition of law enforcement and non-law enforcement partners are collaborating in an effort to quell the gun violence public health crisis in Portland. The Portland Police Bureau is collaborating with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Portland office, the Portland Office of Violence Prevention (OVP), and the Multnomah County District Attorney's office for a special ...
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Saturday May 15, 2021
Hillsboro Fire & Rescue adds two new chief officers
he City of Hillsboro Fire & Rescue Department has fully staffed its leadership team with the recent additions of Deputy Chief Greg Espinosa and Division Chief Fred Charlton. As deputy chief of operations, Chief Espinosa oversees the delivery of services from the department’s 94 firefighters and paramedics. Fred Charlton, division chief of training, leads the department’s education and training ...
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Friday May 14, 2021
Representative Nearman Must Resign or Be Expelled from the Legislature
SALEM, Oregon - In January, surveillance video was released that revealed State Representative Mike Nearman literally opening the door for violent rioters to attack the Oregon State Capitol while it was closed for a special session to deal with the COVID crisis. Immediately after, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon (PPAO) joined with other community organizations, unions and local lawmakers to ...
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Friday May 14, 2021
A man arrested for killing a nine-year-old girl, 9-year-old Baylei Bissonette
PORTLAND, Oregon - A man accused of hitting and killing a nine-year-old girl and hurting two other people in Gresham was arrested Thursday. Cameron King, 20, was charged with criminally negligent homicide and two counts of fourth-degree assault, Gresham police said. He was booked into the Multnomah County Jail. On March 6, Gresham police were called to NW Eastman Parkway and NW 3rd Street ab ...
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Friday May 14, 2021
PeaceHealth Southwest luminary event photos and video clips
VANCOUVER, Washington - To celebrate National Hospital & Healthcare Workers Week, PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, WA honored its caregivers this evening, creating a beautiful luminary display to acknowledge the extraordinary sacrifices they have made caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The beautiful display lighted the garden path along PeaceHealth Southwest's ...
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Thursday May 13, 2021
A New Spin On A Classic Video Game Gives Native Americans Better Representation
Jazz Halfmoon, 38, remembers playing the educational video game Oregon Trail as a reward for doing well in class. "It was on a super-old computer," she says. "The green screen was like the only color." She says it was really exciting, and the kids would often clamor and fight over who could play the game at their school on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, in northeast ...
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Thursday May 13, 2021
Officers dodge bullets, chase possible kidnapping suspect
SILVERTON, Oregon - On Wednesday, on May 12, 2021, law enforcement officers from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Silverton Police Department became involved with a Ford F-150 pursuit of a possible kidnapping suspect. While in pursuit of the pickup, an occupant in the truck fired several times toward police as they traveled through the city of Silverton. The truck finally came to a stop ...
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Thursday May 13, 2021
Couple Has Life Threatening Injuries after Being Shot in Woodlawn Neighborhood
PORTLAND, Oregon - A man and woman have life threatening injuries after a shooting in the Woodlawn neighborhood. On Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 8:55p.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 6800 block of Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard. When they arrived they located two shooting victims, an adult male and adult female. The victims were transported to ...
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Tuesday May 11, 2021
Human Traffickers Indicted in Portland for Brutally Assaulting Two Women in Portland
PORTLAAND, Oregon - On November 11, 2020, members of a US Marshals Task Force were in the 9700 Block of Northeast Sandy Boulevard looking for a wanted fugitive. During their surveillance they noticed two suspicious men leaving a hotel room unrelated to their fugitive. A member of the US Marshals Task Force was able to see into the room the men had just left and saw a woman bound to a chair who ...
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Tuesday May 11, 2021
SkillsUSA motivates and inspires Woodland High School and with the State Championship title this year
WOODLAND, Washington - Caleb Mouat, a senior at Woodland High School, won the SkillsUSA State Championship with teammates Caitlin Nelson and Oliver Rosas also competing in the program’s virtual championship due to restrictions to prevent the spread of covid-19. Team members credit their SkillsUSA experiences for helping to inspire and motivate them to pursue career paths while still in high school ...
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Tuesday May 11, 2021
Epidemic of Catalytic Converter Thefts Increasing - How You Can Protect Yourself
The theft of catalytic converters has increased at a national level and Battle Ground has not escaped the trend. The Battle Ground Police Department wants you to know that this criminal activity is increasing in our community, how you can to deter theft from your vehicle, what to watch for and how to report suspicious activity. Catalytic converters are expensive components of a vehicle’s exha ...
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Monday May 10, 2021
Man Accused  Of Shooting Girlfriend In Face Arrested In Curry County, Oregon
SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY - The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office said a man wanted for attempted murder after he allegedly shot his girlfriend in the face was arrested in Oregon. Kevin Gerolaga, 34, was wanted for the shooting, which happened in the early morning hours of April 21. He allegedly shot the victim during an argument and fled before law enforcement arrived. On Saturday, San Joaquin C ...
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Monday May 10, 2021
Oregon church won't close after COVID-19 outbreak infected 74 members, pastor says
SALEM, Oregon - Returning to the pulpit after a COVID-19 outbreak infected him, his wife and 72 members of their congregation, the senior pastor of an Oregon church said Sunday that he will not kowtow to pressure to close the doors to the house of worship. Pastor Scott Erickson of the Peoples Church in Salem, Oregon, began his Mother's Day sermon by addressing the recent surge in COVID-19 cases ...
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Thursday May 13, 2021
Mount Hood's Deadliest Disaster, meanwhile, Search continues for missing Portland hiker Joe Dean
GOVERNMENT CAMP, Oregon - The search for missing Portland hiker Joe Dean, 71, continues into Sunday evening. Today, approximately 65 search and rescue members from several agencies and organizations combed a myriad of backcountry trails south of Horsetail Falls. In addition to ground searches, a drone was used to aid in aerial search efforts, as well as a plane operated by the Hood River County ...
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Sunday May 9, 2021
Oregon Now Has its First 'Dark Sky Park'
Oregon has a new destination for stargazers and amateur astronomers. Prineville Reservoir State Park is now Oregon’s first Dark Sky Park, a designation awarded by the International Dark Sky Association to locations with minimal light pollution. “The park offers a genuine night-sky experience for those coming from light polluted cities,” Bill Kowalik, chair of the Oregon chapter of the Intern ...
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Sunday May 9, 2021
Woman riding motorized scooter killed by hit and run driver
PORTLAND, Oregon - A Hit & Run incident involving a vehicle and a motorized scooter resulted in the death of a woman. Early Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 12:34a.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a crash at Northeast Sandy Boulevard and Northeast 149th Avenue. When they arrived, they found a motorized scooter had been struck by a car. The rider, an adult female, was found dead. The ...
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Sunday May 9, 2021
Family Cat Dies In Dallas House Fire
DALLAS, Oregon - Just before 10 am Saturday morning, neighbors to 288 SW Applegate Trail saw smoke, heard the smoke alarms sounding from inside the house and called 911. Dallas Fire & EMS responded and on arrival immediately requested a 2nd alarm as there was a large column of smoke coming from the house. A call for a 2nd alarm adds more resources that are not initially dispatched to assist. Th ...
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Sunday May 9, 2021
Gunshot Victim Dropped at Hospital with Critical Injuries
PORTLAND, Oregon - Police say Friday afternoon, officers were sent to Northeast Prescott Street and Northeast 33rd Avenue on a report of shots fired. Police investigators are asking for help to determine who shot and critically injured a person who was dropped off at a hospital. The victim has so far been unidentified by authorities, even if male or female, making it difficult for the public to ...
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Saturday May 8, 2021
Man conspired to smuggle hundreds of turtles worth $150K+ to China via Eugene
EUGENE, Oregon - A Chinese national residing in Los Angeles pleaded guilty today for his role in a scheme to purchase hundreds of endangered and vulnerable turtles in the U.S. and smuggle them via U.S. mail and commercial airline flights to China. Yuan Xie, 30, pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiring to smuggle goods from the U.S. According to court documents, beginning in at least M ...
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Saturday May 8, 2021
Man with Knife Arrested After Police Negotiations
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, May 7, 2021 at 7:43a.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a disturbance involving a weapon. A man with a knife was in the lobby of a shelter converted from a motel in the 1500 block of Northeast 82nd Avenue. The staff evacuated and were unharmed. Officers began negotiating with the man from Northeast Jonesmore Street. For over an hour the man ...
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Saturday May 8, 2021
Replica guns lead to large police response in Tigard
TIGARD, Oregon - Police say teens were detained after reports of people dancing around with what appeared to be an AR-15 and handgun near the Washington Square Mall. At 2:00 p.m. this afternoon, Tigard Police responded to a report of three young men on top of the parking garage at the Washington Square Mall (9700 block of SW Washington Square Road). The caller reported they were on top of a ...
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Saturday May 8, 2021
Prineville Man Arrested for Attempting to Have Sex With and Provide Methamphetamine to a Minor Online
DESCHUTES COUNTY, Oregon - One man is behind bars after a weeklong child luring investigation that began in Prineville. Patrick James Adams, 35, is now facing multiple charges including attempting to have sex with a minor. Today, Detectives with the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement Team concluded a weeklong child luring investigation with the arrest of Patrick James Adams of Prineville, Oregon. ...
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Friday May 7, 2021
STEM Hubs and K-12 Oregon Connections expanded
Portland, Oregon - Oregon Connections, the online platform powered by Nepris that has been used for the past five years to bridge the gap between local education and industry, has extended their partnership with Nepris to continue to virtually connect Oregon students with employers and industry experts, both locally and across the globe, for another three years. Just in time for Oregon’s STEM W ...
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Friday May 7, 2021
(UPDATE) 30-year-old TriMet female Bus Driver shot to death in Portland's Cathedral Park neighborhood
UPDATE: Henry Deondrae Brogdon, 30, is suspected of shooting and killing the mother of two in North Portland's Cathedral Park neighborhood on May 5. On Friday, May 21, 2021, Henry Brogdon was arrested by the United States Marshal's Service in Tyler, Texas. He was booked into the Smith County Jail on a warrant for Murder in the Second Degree and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Extradition proceedin ...
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Thursday May 6, 2021
Oregon forests as infrastructure? One-on-one with Oregon's junior senator
U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley stopped by (in COVID-19 virtual format) to sit down with The World before his annual Coos County town hall Wednesday. We asked the Myrtle Creek native and third-term Democratic senator for his insight on a few of the major issues in Washington. He talked about jobs, forests, bipartisanship and a few key bills he hopes to help carry through an evenly divided senate. ...
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Thursday May 6, 2021
Oregon Public Health Workers Race To Vaccinate 'Extreme Risk' Counties
In Linn County, Ore., public health officials have worked tirelessly to build an efficient mass vaccination clinic at the County Fairgrounds. They have the ability to vaccinate eight people per minute, thousands each day. Hundreds of volunteers work there. Some drive hours in order help direct the flow of traffic or give shots. One retired doctor even road-tripped from San Francisco to work his ...
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