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4 search warrants, 3 vans full of stolen items

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A man suspected in at least 20 burglaries was arrested after 4 search warrants revealed 3 van loads full of stolen property in Beaverton. Timothy Vandehey was taken into custody January 14, Beaverton police said. The 40-year-old is believed to be responsible for the burglari


Rain returns to region, yet Oregon's drought continues

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) - It’s the start of the New Year, yet the same drought continues across Oregon. Little improvement to the statewide drought has been made over the past three months. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, 100 percent of the state is in some category of drought. Counties in cent


Three suspects arrested after chase, search puts Washington Co. school in lockout

WASHINGTON COUNTY, OR (KPTV) - Deputies have three people in custody following a pursuit in Washington County on Wednesday morning. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said deputies attempted to pull over a blue 2000 Honda Accord with no plates for numerous traffic violations at around 7:45 a.m.


Transportation Commission to focus on legislative priorities, tolling in Oregon, and a ferry fare review, Jan. 23-24

OLYMPIA – Several transportation organizations representing cities, counties, ports, and transit will discuss their priorities for the 2019 legislative session with the Transportation Commission at its meeting next week in Olympia. Other meeting highlights include a briefing on two proposed toll pro


DOJ: Oregon suspects indicted in nationwide Asian brothel sting operation

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Three suspects from Beaverton and Portland are facing charges following a nationwide sting operation targeting illegal Asian brothels. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Oregon reported Wednesday that the sex trafficking organizations in this investigation were oper



In 2017, The News Guard presented a special series of reports about human sex trafficking in our area. (See the attached stories). There has been ongoing investigations into this crime and on Wednesday, Jan. 16 a federal grand jury in Oregon returned two indictments charging six people with running


The 30 Best Things to Do in Portland This Weekend: Jan 18-20

Fact: Dolly Parton is the greatest human to ever walk this planet. Today she is 73, and to pay tribute to such a momentous occasion, local cover band Doll Party will honor the country legend’s continued existence with two shows at the Fixin’ To, where they’ll don platinum wigs and play her greatest


Smile, you're on camera!

Milestone Systems brings the U.S. headquarters for its video management software company to a space on Meadows Road. Video management software company Milestone Systems is a classic Portland software mushroom.


Beaverton Serial Burglar Busted, Property Recovered, Police Say

BEAVERTON, OR – Beaverton Police say that they'e arrested a 40-year-old man who committed more than two-dozen burglaries in Washington County over the past three months. Timothy Vandehay is charged with theft, burglary, and being a felon in possession of a firearm.


3 indicted in Oregon for international sex trafficking

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Three people from Oregon along 3 others from different countries were indicted by a federal grand jury with running sex trafficking organizations in the US, Canada and Australia.


Winter weather in Gorge impacting traffic

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- There is a winter weather advisory in effect for the Columbia River Gorge through 10 a.m. Thursday. Some areas can expect to see light snow, especially Hood River and the Upper Hood River Valley. There is also potential for freezing rain in the west end of the Gorge toward C


Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers reward for information on commercial arson suspect

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Police Bureau and Portland Fire and Rescue are asking for the public’s help identifying a man suspected of setting a building on fire. According to Crime Stoppers of Oregon, Portland Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire at 6210 NE Columbia Blvd. on Apri


Police identify man killed, suspect arrested during incident at SE Portland strip club

PORTLAND, Ore. – Police have identified the man who was shot and killed and the suspect arrested on robbery charges at a strip club in Southeast Portland early Tuesday morning.


Two in custody, one sought after pursuit in Washington County; Farmington View Elementary on lockout

WASHINGTON COUNTY, OR (KPTV) - Deputies have two people in custody and are searching for one more person following a pursuit in Washington County Wednesday morning. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said deputies attempted to pull over a blue Honda Accord with no plates at around 7:45 a.m. at S


Beaverton man who sold 70,000 counterfeit oxycodone pills filled with fentanyl sent to prison

A Beaverton man who used a darknet marketplace to buy 86,000 counterfeit oxycodone pills filled with fentanyl and then distributed most of them in Oregon was sentenced Tuesday to eight years and one month in federal prison.


There will be several rallies in Portland on the national day of the Women’s March

While the Portland offshoot of the national Women’s March won’t be holding its official rally until March, other organizations will hold protests on Jan. 19, the day Women’s Marches will happen around the country.


Your Thursday, Jan. 17 Daily Primer: Your Rent-Control Questions Answered — Beaverton Brothel Busted for Enslaving Women

Statewide rent control in Oregon appears set to sail through the Legislature. So what does it mean? Here are the fundamental questions and answers about the bill. Video shows an alleged Beaverton brothel that feds say was part of an international sex trafficking ring. Federal officials say women wer


Feds: Freeway tolls 'very likely' to be approved

The Federal Highway Administration responds to the request to toll parts of I-5 and I-205 in the Portland area. The federal government is likely to approve Oregon's request to toll parts of Interstate 5 and Interstate 205 in the Portland area, but needs more information to make a final decision.


3,000 dogs in Portland compete for 'best in show' at Rose City Classic

PORTLAND, Ore. — The City of Roses is now the City of Canines. Nearly 3,000 dogs from 175 breeds are in Portland competing to be Best in Show at the 80th annual Rose City Classic.


Light rail from the Canadian border to the Mexican border

With renewed arrogance, fervor and myopia governing elites in Salem, Olympia, Portland, and Vancouver have begun advocacy to replace the aging I-5 bridge. Washington citizens rejected the multi-billion dollar project once before for an obvious reason: as proposed, too much money would have been spen