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1 Hillsboro's Inukai Family Boys & Girls Club celebrates 2013-2014 school year youth of the month honorees
Monday July 28, 2014, 6:53 PM
Hillsboro's Inukai Family Boys & Girls Club celebrates 2013-2014 school year youth of the month honorees
Hillsboro, OR - The Inukai Family Boys & Girls Club of Portland Metro hosted a celebration of their Youth of the Month honorees at an event at the end of the school year. Every month, members of the club are recognized for their outstanding work. Those who are honored with the title exhibit behavior ... [More]    
2 Search Continues For Missing Dundee Mother
Monday July 28, 2014, 10:25 AM
Search Continues For Missing Dundee Mother
DUNDEE, OR (KPTV) - A friend of a missing Dundee woman said loved ones would be spending another day searching for her Monday. Kallen Huston last saw his wife, Jennifer Huston, Thursday night when she left their Dundee neighborhood to run errands. Thirty minutes later, she swiped her debit card a ... [More]    
3 Lewis-McChord soldier claims fast food worker spiked soda
Monday July 28, 2014, 7:59 AM
U.S. Army Major Tony Wingfield says he was sickened by what he found in his drink cup from a Popeye's restaurant.
TILLICUM, Wash. -- A local soldier claims what he found at the bottom of a fast food soda cup made him sick. The decorated veteran calls it assault, and he wants to raise the alarm so other soldiers don't get hurt. A Popeye's restaurant opened recently across the interstate from Joint Base Lewis ... [More]    
4 Firefighters Prevent Carport Fire From Spreading to Beaverton Apartments
Monday July 28, 2014, 7:57 AM
At 9:34p.m. Sunday evening, several callers to 9-1-1 reported the sound of popping and explosions and described a burning carport at the Canyon Park Apartments in Beaverton. Within four minutes, crews from Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue arrived and began aggressively fighting the fire. They were ab ... [More]    
Monday July 28, 2014, 7:09 AM
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Kendall Baisden kicked the final 100 meters and the U.S. women won the 1,600 relay Sunday on the final day of the IAAF junior world championships at Hayward Field. Baidsen, who will be a sophomore at Texas, pushed the women across the finish in 3 minutes, 30.42 seconds. Earli ... [More]    
6 Car Catches Fire After Driver Falls Asleep, Crashes Into Power Pole On Highway 101
Sunday July 27, 2014, 10:19 PM
GEARHART, Oregon - This evening an auto crash occurred along Highway 101 north of Gearhart after a vehicle struck a power pole that led to a fire and was extinguished by responding firefighters. The cause of the crash is driver fatigue and enforcement decision is pending. According to Trooper An ... [More]    
7 Three Teen Lost Hikers Located Near Opal Creek Wilderness
Sunday July 27, 2014, 10:16 PM
According to the members of our Search and Rescue Teams all three teens have been located and are walking out to their family members at the time of this release. Apparently the teens decided it was too dark to hike out last night so they elected to camp and start walking out the following morning. ... [More]    
8 Fatal Traffic Crash Interstate 84 west of Baker City
Sunday July 27, 2014, 10:14 PM
BAKER CITY, Oregon - This evening a single vehicle was involved in a fatal traffic crash along Interstate 84 west of Baker City in Baker County. The crash resulted in the death of an adult female and serious injury to three other adults. All names are released in this update following confirmation o ... [More]    
9 Salem Police arrest barricaded subject reported to be armed
Sunday July 27, 2014, 10:12 PM
At 7:55am today, Patrol Officers responded to the area of the 3200blk of River Rd. N. on a report that a subject wanted on several Domestic Violence charges and a Parole Violation warrant was in the area. Officers observed the subject, who ran on foot and broke into a vacant residence. Additional in ... [More]    
Sunday July 27, 2014, 11:41 AM
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon man has been arrested for attempting to rob a Pendleton retirement center with a pellet gun. The East Oregonian reports ( HTTP://BIT.LY/1TAAZH8 ) 33-year-old Thomas Davis Jr. was charged with first-degree robbery, menacing and disorderly conduct. Pendleton Pol ... [More]    
Sunday July 27, 2014, 11:40 AM
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Authorities in Eugene say a bomb threat called in by someone describing himself as a 13-year-old boy appears to be a hoax. Eugene police say the 911 caller reported shots fired and a possible bomb at his residence on Saturday at about 11:30 a.m. The Eugene Register Guard r ... [More]    
Sunday July 27, 2014, 11:35 AM
SMITH ROCK STATE PARK, Ore. (AP) -- As Leah May Salerno stood on a narrow perch high above the Crooked River in this Central Oregon state park, preparing to climb a vertical rock wall called "Hello Kitty Cliff," she said something that didn't quite add up. "Oh, I'm scared of heights for sure," th ... [More]    
13 Troopers find naked, unconscious man in crashed SUV near Seattle
Saturday July 26, 2014, 12:16 PM
Troopers find naked, unconscious man in crashed SUV near Seattle
SEATTLE - Lynnwood police are investigating a stolen SUV that crashed on southbound Interstate 5 and Northgate Way just before 5 a.m. Saturday morning. When first responders arrived they found a man believed to be the driver naked and unconscious, Trooper Chris Webb said. Medics rushed the man ... [More]    
14 Oregonian Newpaper Moving To First Avenue
Saturday July 26, 2014, 12:14 PM
The Oregonian Media Group is on the move. The 300-person media staff is busy packing up for new digs at the Crown Plaza office building. In addition to the desks and phones you’d associate with a newsroom, the new space will also house an audio and video studio. “The offices were designed with ... [More]    
15 Report Finds Gaps In Oregon's Oil-Train Safety Plan
Saturday July 26, 2014, 12:11 PM
Reports show three oil trains a week pass through Oregon on the way to the Global Pacific oil terminal near Clatskanie, and additional oil trains pass through central and southern Oregon on their way to California once a week. Tony Schick / EarthFix
Several mile-long oil trains cross through the state of Oregon every week carrying volatile oil from North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields. A report issued Friday identifies gaps in Oregon’s ability to handle the safety risks of those trains. Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber requested the report after sever ... [More]    
16 Clark County Commissioner To Unveil New Columbia River Bridge Plans
Saturday July 26, 2014, 12:06 PM
lark County Commissioner David Madore says he will unveil plans for a new toll-free bridge across the Columbia River, connecting Oregon and Washington. The Columbia River Crossing project was politically dead a year ago, but shut down formally in May. Now, plans for a new bridge may be in the wor ... [More]    
Saturday July 26, 2014, 12:05 PM
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- Authorities have identified the Oregon motorcycle rider who died after a high speed crash on the highway in Salem. Oregon State Police say 53-year old David Leary Schneller of Tualatin lost control of his Harley Davidson bike Friday night while passing other vehicles on Inters ... [More]    
18 Fatal Traffic Crash Interstate 5 northbound south of Wilsonville
Saturday July 26, 2014, 9:16 AM
Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are on scene investigating Friday's single vehicle fatal traffic crash off the northbound shoulder of Interstate 5 about three miles south of Wilsonville. The victim's name is released in this update. Updated information indicates on July 25, 2014 at approximat ... [More]    
19 Driver Arrested After Offering OSP Trooper Money to Tear Up Traffic Citation - Highway 101 south of Tillamook
Saturday July 26, 2014, 9:15 AM
An Oregon State Police (OSP) trooper arrested a 20-year old Milwaukie resident after he allegedly offered the trooper money to tear up a citation during a traffic stop Friday along Highway 101 in Tillamook County. On July 25, 2014 at approximately 2:19 p.m., an OSP trooper stopped a Mitsubishi L ... [More]    
20 Amazon worker buzzes Space Needle with drone
Friday July 25, 2014, 7:23 PM
Amazon worker buzzes Space Needle with drone
SEATTLE — An employee from out of town was the operator of a drone that buzzed the Seattle Space Needle this week, police said. Witnesses told police they saw the craft fly back into a fifth-floor room of a nearby hotel. Police contacted the man and he admitted operating the drone equi ... [More]