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Beaverton business leader resigns from chamber board amid sexual harassment allegations

The "#Me Too" movement has reached the city of Beaverton. Prominent businessman Jerry Jones Jr. has resigned from the Beaverton Chamber of Commerce amid allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment. Jones is well known in the Beaverton business community - namely, in construction. According to Jo

KPTV.COM - 2017-12-15 03:58:00

Beaverton police searching for wanted child sex abuse suspect

Police are asking for the public's help locating a wanted child sex abuse suspect. Felipe De Jes Jimenez-Interian, 30, was last seen Nov. 29 when he walked away from the Washington County Community Corrections Center. Jimenez-Interian is facing charges of first-degree rape and multiple counts of s


Second arrest in methamphetamine distribution investigation

Vancouver, Wash. -- On December 13, 2017, the Lewis County Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team (JNET), DEA and the Safe Streets Task Force served a search warrant at the residence of Santiago Carrillo-Piz located at 9501 NE 5th Street in Vancouver Washington. During this investigation it was learned S

OREGONHERALD.COM - 2017-12-15 14:38:20

Clark County detectives investigate suspicious death at Vancouver storage facility

Authorities in Clark County are investigating the death of man discovered Friday morning at a storage facility in Vancouver. A client of East Vancouver RV & Boat Storage found the man's lifeless body in the drive thru of the Northeast 172nd Avenue facility around 7:30 a.m., the Clark County Sheriff'

OREGONIAN - 2017-12-15 20:13:42

Massive California wildfire triggers new wave of evacuations

(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Arson Counter-Terrorism investigators check a burned out homeless camp after a brush fire erupted in the hills in Elysian Park in Los Angeles Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. The National Weather S... (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Los Angeles sk

KPTV.COM - 2017-12-16 08:35:00

Bend man killed in fiery truck crash in Linn County

IDANHA, Ore. - A Bend man was killed after he lost control of the fuel truck he was driving and crashed Friday night in Linn County. The crash occurred at 11 p.m. on Highway 22E, about eight miles east of Idanha. The truck, driven by 58-year-old Ronald Edward Scurlock, lost traction on the icy road

KGW - 2017-12-16 19:50:57

Wednesday's earthquake a valuable demonstration of Oregon's early warning system

Soon after he got home Wednesday evening, Leland O'Driscoll, a manager with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, pulled out his laptop and began monitoring the seismographs sprinkled around Oregon. Just after 5:24 p.m., an alarm blared and a digitized voice spilled out of his computer in urgent to

OREGONIAN - 2017-12-15 20:06:40

Police: Road rage incident leads to death of motorcyclist on I-5 - KPTV - FOX 12

A road rage incident led to the death of a motorcyclist on Interstate 5 in southern Oregon, according to police. Emergency crews responded to northbound Milepost 26 in Jackson County south of Medford at 4 p.m. Thursday. Investigators said 65-year-old Raleigh Rodrigues of Talent was driving a 2001 Ch

KPTV.COM - 2017-12-15 23:45:00

'Nutrition Jeopardy' to be presented

"Nutrition Jeopardy" will be presented at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Dale Association, 33 Ontario St. It's a fun, free competition based on the game show that puts participants' knowledge to the test. The presenter is Jennifer Johnson, health promotion coordinator from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wester

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2017-12-16 22:00:00

Bath woman charged with issuing $38K in fraudulent checks

A 26-year-old from Bath is facing several felony charges for issuing fraudulent personal checks that amount to around $38,000. According to the New York State Police, Erica M. Bacon was arrested on Dec. 13 after an investigation into possible bank fraud in Steuben County. According to the police, Ba

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-12-16 21:04:00

Chautauqua County man pleads guilty in fatal Wyoming County crash

Orangeville, N.Y./Warsaw, N.Y. - A Chautauqua County man has pleaded guilty to charges in connection with a fatal crash in Wyoming County. On July 9, prosecutors say Joshua Huntress, 29, of Mayville ingested controlled substances and then drove from a Warsaw motel on Route 20A in an effort to head b


Warsaw man indicted for forcibly raping girl

WARSAW - A Wyoming County grand jury has indicted a village man on charges that he forcibly raped a teenage girl. Zachary R. Kersch, 21, is charged with first-degree rape, third-degree rape and endangering the welfare of a child. Kersch was arraigned in Wyoming County Court Wednesday. He entered a n

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2017-12-15 18:58:00

Rep. Slaughter says GOP tax plan is a 'hoax'

Representative Slaughter says it's particularly harmful because of the cap on the state and local tax, which about one-third of New York middle class families claim. "If people haven't contacted the people who represent them in Washington, for heaven's sake do it," says Rep. Slaughter. "I don't thin

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-12-16 02:27:00

Slaughter, Hochul: federal tax plan "a scandal"

Emma Grygotis, a doctoral student at the University of Rochester, speaks to the bill's implications on higher education: "Let me be clear. We are students, but we are also a highly skilled workforce." Lauren Peace U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter and New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul excoriated the Republic

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-12-15 23:23:00

NY senators eye changes to bolster state's sexual harassment laws

As the #MeToo movement grows and more men and women report sexual misconduct allegations, a pair of Republican state senators want to strengthen New York's sexual harassment laws. A bill proposed by state Sens. Elaine Phillips and Catharine Young would prohibit courts from accepting secret settleme

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-12-15 21:18:00

Trump Organization party may have flouted public space rule

NEW YORK (AP) - A holiday party for The Trump Organization held in the atrium of Trump Tower this week may be the latest case of the first family flouting a rule requiring it to get permission to use what has been designated public space. The New York City planning department says it has no record o

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-12-16 02:24:36

PG&E considers cutting power amid Bay Area fire warning

As firefighters try to control destructive wildfires in Southern California, an exceptionally dry winter in the Bay Area has prompted forecasters to warn of ripe fire conditions over the weekend and the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to consider the drastic move of cutting off power in some areas to g

SFGATE - 2017-12-16 05:11:00

Bay Area weather: Red-flag fire warning issued ahead of dry windy weekend

Wind gusts up to 50 mph, warm temperatures and low humidity will increase fire risk, particularly in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Diablo Range, East Bay hills and Big Sur areas (National Weather Service Bay Area) Bay Area weather: Red-flag fire warning issued ahead of dry windy weekend The National We

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-12-15 16:24:42

Red-flag warning issued indicating extreme fire danger for North and East bay hills

With humidity low and winds expected to kick up over the weekend, the National Weather Service has issued a red-flag warning for extreme fire conditions through Sunday morning at elevations above 1,000 feet in the North Bay Hills, East Bay Hills, Diablo Range, Santa Cruz Mountains, Santa Lucia Range

SFGATE - 2017-12-15 16:00:00

Stamford Police arrest driver in fatal car accident

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - Stamford Police have made an arrest in their investigation into a fatal car crash. The accident occurred Nov. 22 when a BMW traveling northbound on Washington Blvd. at a high rate of speed lost control and struck a tree off the east side of the roadway. The driver, 20-year-old

SFGATE - 2017-12-16 20:18:00