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Beaverton basketball coach accused of sexually abusing teen girl

A Beaverton youth basketball coach is accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl he met a local sports club, Washington County sheriff's deputies said. Laurence MetzWashington County Sheriff's Office Investigators say Laurence Metz, 34, befriended a family he met while working at VillaSport Athleti

OREGONIAN - 2017-10-17 22:07:38

Teen Girl Sexually Abused By Beaverton Youth Basketball Coach, Police Say

BEAVERTON, OR - A youth basketball coach in Beaverton was arrested earlier this month for sexually abusing an underage girl multiple times, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Laurence Christopher Metz, 34, was arrested in Beaverton on Oct. 6 and lodged at the Washington County Jail

PATCH - 2017-10-18 00:18:31

Beaverton Police Release Video On Distracted Driving Law

Beaverton Police are hoping that a little education goes a long way in informing drivers of the state's distracted driving law that has been in effect since October 1st. The fines start at $260 and go up to $2,000 or more and possible jail time, especially if it leads to a crash. Last week in neighb

KUIK.COM - 2017-10-17 01:48:42

Beaverton Police Produce Educational Video To Help Explain Oregon's New Hands-Free Law

BEAVERTON, OR - For the past 15 days, Beaverton police have reportedly tried to give more warnings than citations for the new "hands-free" law that took effect statewide on Oct. 1. Beginning Monday, Oct. 16, however, officers will begin using their own discretion when handing out tickets for offendi

PATCH - 2017-10-16 20:10:43

Beaverton Woman Sets Fire To Condo; One Man Suffers Minor Injuries, Police Say

BEAVERTON, OR - Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Beaverton woman Friday after she intentionally set fire to her condominium, which also forced another person at the property to escape through a second-floor window. Brooke Catherine Shaver, 35, was taken to the Washington County Jail

PATCH - 2017-10-16 19:33:27

Man stops in Beaverton on tour honoring daughter

Mark Hyde, an international tax consultant, lost his daughter to cancer, but he didn't lose his drive to find help find a cure and raise awareness. In September, Hyde, who lives in Belmont, Calif., traveled up the West Coast to the Arctic Ocean to show his fatherly love and honor his daughter, Jul


Vancouver police search for owner who left cash at grocery warehouse

VANCOUVER, Wash. - The Vancouver Police Department is looking for the person who left a large amount of cash at a Vancouver grocery warehouse. Someone found the cash at the store on September 14, 2017 and no one has come to claim it yet. The Vancouver Police Department is hoping to find the rightful

KATU.COM - 2017-10-17 12:27:09

Deputies identify couple involved in deadly Turner shooting

The Marion County Sheriff's Office has identified the two people found shot after an incident in Turner Sunday afternoon as a local married couple. Deputies said 52-year-old Judy Stanfill died as a result of her injuries while 53-year-old Clayton Stanfill is currently at the Salem Hospital and is ex

KPTV.COM - 2017-10-16 22:56:00

Support Special Olympics Of Oregon: 'Tip-A-Cop' At Red Robin This Weekend

Law enforcement personnel from agencies across the Portland metro region will help raise money for the Special Olympics of Oregon this weekend at Red Robin locations in Beaverton, Hillsboro, Clackamas, and Wilsonville. On Oct. 21, Beaverton and Hillsboro police and Clackamas and Washington counties

PATCH - 2017-10-17 21:07:06

Matt Roloff of 'Little People, Big World' writes children's book

Matt Roloff, known for appearing in "Little People, Big World," does plenty when the cameras are off. He runs Roloff Farms in Hillsboro, where MORE's Molly Riehl went to meet Matt and sit in for story time. Matt has authored a children's book inspired by his dog Lucy. When he was bedridden for med

KPTV.COM - 2017-10-17 22:47:00

'Project Runway' fashion designer Mychael Knight dies

(AP File Photo) (AP) -- Georgia fashion designer Mychael Knight, who was a finalist on the popular competition show "Project Runway," has died. He was 39. Knight's friend Jerris Madison confirmed Knight died Tuesday outside of Atlanta surrounded by family and friends. Madison is editor and photograp

KPTV.COM - 2017-10-18 02:48:00

'Bringing the Love' Gospel and Jazz Festival, Nov. 5

"Bringing the Love" is intended to inspire people to promote community, arts, diversity and love in the world. Everyone is invited to come and share an evening of music, fun, awards, raffles, and honor those making a difference in our community. Sunday, Nov. 5, 6 p.m. Old Church Concert Hall 1422 S

THESKANNER.COM - 2017-10-17 18:16:28

Meet the city of Portland's 25 highest-paid employees

It requires a mountain of green to maintain the City of Roses. In fiscal year 2016-17, the city of Portland budgeted $727.3 million for personnel services, a 3.4 percent increase from fiscal year 2015-16, though the city budget overall increased much more, 10.4 percent to $4.3 billion. And in the 20

KGW - 2017-10-17 22:25:30

Diana Ross to perform, be honored at American Music Awards

(Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2014, file photo, Diana Ross presents the Dick Clark award for excellence at the 42nd annual American Music Awards. ABC and Dick Clark Productions announced on Oct. 18, 2017, that Ross w... LOS ANGELES (AP) - Diana Ross will receive a

KPTV.COM - 2017-10-18 14:41:00

Lego unveils 'Women of NASA' set with astronauts, scientists

(LEGO via AP). This image provided by LEGO shows their Women of NASA set. The set features Sally Ride, the first female astronaut, and Mae Jemison, the first black woman to travel in space and goes on sale Nov. 1, 2017. ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Lego has unveiled a set of figures celebrating the women o

KPTV.COM - 2017-10-18 14:11:00

PCC bond will help Oregonians move forward: Editorial endorsement

While it is Oregon's largest college, Portland Community College, doesn't always get the attention or acclaim of the state's other, more well-known colleges and universities. Or, for that matter, the anonymous donations worth $50 million -- with no strings attached. Instead, the school that serves 7

OREGONIAN - 2017-10-18 14:00:00

Thieves target trailer, tools of Girls Build PDX

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) - When "Returning the Favor" host Mike Rowe donated a trailer to Girls Build PDX, it was a gift to help spur girls between 8 and 14 years old into trades like carpentry, plumbing and electrical work. Instead that trailer, which was being stored at a secure facility in North Por

CHANNEL 6000 - 2017-10-17 23:21:04

Car2go replaces Smart cars with Mercedes-Benz

A white Mercedes-Benz CLA PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) - Smart cars have been synonymous with car2go since it started in 2012, but soon they will be completely replaced by Mercedes-Benz cars. More about car2go Portland Car2go added 100 Mercedes-Benz CLA and GLA cars to its Portland fleet in February and

CHANNEL 6000 - 2017-10-18 14:00:41

Gorge residents face landslide risk after wildfires

CASCADE LOCKS, Ore. -- They survived the Eagle Creek Fire, but people in Cascade Locks know they could be in for more problems. "We've got a pretty good idea there's going to be rock flows and mud flows down in this place," said Cascade Locks Mayor, Tom Cramblett. Cramblett and dozens of neighbors c

KGW - 2017-10-18 07:30:41

Panel moving forward with demolition regulations

Commissioner Chloe Euday is pushing for a vote on new rules by the end of the year A Monday meeting to discuss efforts to limit dangerous dust from Portland demolition sites offered plenty of congeniality but lots of unanswered questions. The Bureau of Development Services Demolition Subcommittee

PORTLAND TRIBUNE - 2017-10-18 07:00:00