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Man sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing girlfriend in Portland
“Valdez-Almaguer told the defendant that she was leaving him,” said Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Shawn Overstreet. “With that realization, Sosa-Soler retrieved a large butcher knife from the kitchen and confronted Valdez-Almaguer in the couple’s office area.”
Portland woman shares 'terrifying' story of survival after car plunges off California cliff
On Sunday night, 23-year-old Angela Hernandez published an account of her ordeal, along with photos, in a lengthy post on her Facebook page.
Person pulled from river during water rescue at Glenn Otto Park
TROUTDALE, Ore. – Divers pulled a person from the Sandy River during a rescue at Glenn Otto Park Monday afternoon, Gresham firefighters said.
Man gets 20 years for killing girlfriend after she plans to leave him
Jorge Sosa-Soler, 52, killed Yaritza Valdez-Almaguer during an argument in their Portland home in May 2016. He then tried to cut his throat, but roommates intervened.
Plaid Pantry employee beaten with gun during robbery attempt
Arnold Luis Barriga, 45, was arrested and lodged into the Washington County Jail. (Tigard Police Department)
Hillside fire shuts down portion of I-5 in Kalama
Kalama- NB I5/MP33 - Right Lane/Exit 32/OldPacHWY CLOSED! Traffic is stacked 7 miles due to fire on hillside! Crews using an aerial attack. Expect delays/late commuters!pic.twitter.com/FZPDvrsGbV— Trooper Will Finn (@wspd5pio)July 16, 2018
Coquine is Portland's best restaurant of 2018 (review)
Portland's best restaurant sits on the shoulder of Mount Tabor, a dormant volcano turned public park. No other place in town combines a vibe this casual -- down to the neighborhood-friendly, seven-day-a-week cafe -- with food this elevated. That's thanks to Katy Millard, a chef who once talked her w
Portland man gets 6 years in Fred Meyer bomb blast
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A Portland man who ignited a pipe bomb in a Fred Meyer store has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison.Police went to the southeast Portland store in May 2016 after being alerted that someone had placed a small pipe bomb in an aisle. The bomb detonated shortly be
Coyote -- not cougar -- likely attacked dog in SE Portland, report says
A coyote lopes through an empty field on Chad Drive in Eugene on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015. Elusive and nocturnal canines, coyotes normally avoid human contact. This one came close enough to the busy street in north Eugene to stop car traffic. (Associated Press via The Register-Guard,Paul Carter)
Woman swerves off cliff and survives 7 days trapped on a secluded...
She does not remember hitting her head, fracturing ribs and her collar bone or losing air from one of her lungs. But the 23-year-old from Portland, Oregon, does remember waking up trapped in her SUV in the Pacific Ocean and the seven long days that she fought to survive. The account comes from Faceb
Vancouver woman dies after 100-foot fall while hiking at Panther Creek Falls, trail closed
The hiker was identified Saturday as Leslie N. Mar, 23, from Vancouver, Washington. A coworker told KATU News she hikes almost every weekend.
Two die in crash, Highway 211 north of Estacada shut down
CLACKAMAS-COUNTYTwo die in crash, Highway 211 north of Estacada shut downTwo people have died and two are hurt after a crash on Highway 211, just north of Estacada, on Sunday morning, police said.
Police: Man crashes stolen car, caught running from officers in SE Portland
Lonne Fosburg was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on several charges, including unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, hit-and-run, and attempting to elude.
Oregon City pair face child neglect, meth charges
The child was in the residence at the time, and DHS helped get the child back with a relative, police said.
$45,000 in MDMA found after suspect crashes into officers
Toran Flom, 25, was found with $45,000 in MDMA on July 15, 2018. He was booke dinto Multnomah County on multiple charges. (Courtesy: PPB)
Gresham Police ask for witnesses to deadly crash
The Gresham Police Department is asking for any witnesses ofa deadly crash on Wednesday, July 11, to come forward.
Portland records highest 2018 temperature
During a sizzling heat wave, the Portland-area hit triple digits, recording a temperature of 100 degrees just before 6 p.m.
Deputies close roads as crowds pack park along Clackamas River
A popular inner-tubing spot along the Clackamas River was shut down Sunday after river-goers flooded the Barton Park parking lot with vehicles, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said.Hundreds of people went to the park to find relief from the hot weather in the Willamette Valley. The National We
Vancouver woman dies after falling 100 feet at Panther Creek Falls
CARSON, Wash. – A Vancouver woman died after falling about 100 feet from a ledge Panther Creek Falls in Skamania County on Friday night.The fall was reported shortly after 7 p.m. A Forest Service law enforcement officer initially responded and made contact with a person who saw the woman fall.The of
Safeway in NE Portland to close in August
“It affects a lot of the low income buildings. We also have an assisted living right next to the Safeway,” Mann said. “Their independence is going to be lost. They’re going to have to depend on family members taking them to shop, and buses, taxis, whatever they have to do. A lot of people can’t get