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Oregon woman's racist rant goes viral - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2
PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU/CNN) – An Oregon woman went on a racist rant, yelling at a 22-year-old woman who is half-Filipino. The incident was recorded and put on social media and has gone viral.
Cold case: 2 men who shot at minivan and killed teen in 2001 head to prison
Luis Felipe Gonzalez, 44, was sentenced 14 years in prison Wednesday. Ramon Manuel Gonzalez, 38, was sentenced to 17 years last week. Both men pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter inthe cold-case killingof Pedro Francisco Valenzuela, during separate hearings in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
Armed suspect robs Portland jewelry store, hits employee with hammer, police say
The suspect, who had a gun, entered The Jewelry Buyer at2034 Northeast Sandy Boulevardat 9:55 a.m. and demanded cash and jewelry. During the robbery, he hit the employee with a hammer, according to Portland police.
County commissioner, Wapato owner pushing for facility to open as temporary shelter
Prominent real estate developer, Jordan Schnitzer, and Loretta Smith, Multnomah County commissioner are holding a 9:30 a.m. press conference Thursday to call for the temporary homeless shelter at the unused facility.
OSP: 17-year-old boy killed in crash involving tractor on Hwy 99W
According to OSP, after the box truck made a right turn on to Mineral Springs Rd, the tractor entered the intersection and collided with the front passenger side of the Mercury.
2 men sentenced for roles in 2001 fatal shooting
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Dumpster diver at apartment in NE Portland stabs man in both hands, suspect on the loose
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - A confrontation with a dumpster diver left one man fearing for his life Wednesday morning when the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed him multiple times.It happened at Rosewood Manor Apartments off of Northeast Sandy Boulevard and 48th Avenue just before 5 a.m.The victim, L
Vehicle crashes through brick wall of building in Goose Hollow area
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - A vehicle crashed through the brick wall of a building in the Goose Hollow area Wednesday morning.Portland Fire & Rescue said the crash happened at 1853 Southwest Jefferson at around 10:17 a.m.Fire officials said the vehicle crashed into the building and fell through to a lower
Man convicted in 1992 murder accused in NW Portland stabbing
Dewey Craig told Portland police officers that he got into an argument with Charles Jackson, 55, at Northwest 16th Avenue and Glisan Street that ended with Craig being stabbed once in the abdomen, according to a probable cause affidavit. Construction workers at a nearby site tended to Craig until po
Lawsuit: Asbestos cover-up in Portland apartments
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A $40 million lawsuit alleges that a Portland property management company tried to cover up that asbestos was found during a renovation, putting employees’ and residents’ health at risk.
Beaverton police investigate reports of suspicious drivers inviting kids into vehicles
BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Beaverton Police Department and Washington County Sheriff’s Office are asking community members to stay alert after they received two reports of suspicious activity.According to police, the first incident occurred on Sept. 5 near Southwest Butner Road and Southwest Spring Lane.
'It's sad you know': Cat stolen from animal shelter in NE Portland, suspect caught on camera
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - A local animal rescue is looking for help in finding a man caught on surveillance video stealing a kitten from one of their crates.Portland Police said they were called to The Pixie Project near the convention center Monday morning.They said staff there told them that on Sunday
Police: Woman stabbed at SE Portland park over sexual orientation
NEWSPolice: Woman stabbed at SE Portland park over sexual orientationThe victim told police two teenagers approached her in the park and made comments about her sexual orientation, hit her with a stick, and then stabbed her with an ice pick.
Oregon pot business owner sentenced for tax crimes
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A part-owner and operator of medical marijuana dispensaries in Portland and Eugene has been sentenced to seven years in prison, marking what a prosecutor called the country's first federal sentencing of a legal pot business owner for tax crimes.The Oregonian/OregonLive reportsM
Fatal crash closes Highway 99W near Lafayette in Yamhill County
A detour has been set up directing traffic to Mineral Springs Road, Gun Club Road, Highway 47 before returning to Highway 99W.
Tractor involved in fatal crash near Layafette
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A crash involving a tractor on Highway 99W killed one person Tuesday morning.Oregon State Police said the crash happened near milepost 33 at 8:15 a.m, just a mile south of Lafayette.ODOT has set up a detour in the area, so drivers should expect delays and intermittent closur
Portland pot shop owner sentenced to federal prison time for tax crimes
PORTLAND, Ore. – A Portland man was sentenced to seven months in federal prison and must now pay more than $262,000 after he failed to file his federal income tax returns for four years.
Suspect at large after robbing Portland jewelry store, hitting employee with hammer
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Portland police say a man robbed a bank at gunpoint and hurt an employee Tuesday morning in Portland’s Kerns neighborhood.The robbery occurred at The Jewelry Buyer in the 2030 block of Northeast Sandy Boulevard.According to officers, the suspect demanded money and jewelry while
Oregon county, fighting a surge in STDs, discreetly tracks down sex partners
Mary Horman, right, a registered nurse for Clackamas County, and Liz Baca, a disease intervention specialist for the county, search for the right address in an Oregon neighborhood. Part of their job is to get information to people who may have a serious, treatable infection, yet do not realize it.Kr
Deputies to tow hazardous doublewide dumped in Cornelius school parking lot back to owner
CORNELIUS, Ore. – One half of a double-wide was dumped in an elementary school parking lot over the weekend in Cornelius, and Washington County deputies say they think they know who the owner is and want to return it.