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Speed limit on Portland residential streets to be reduced to 20 mph next month

City of Portland officials have approved lowering the speed limit on residential streets from 25 mph to 20 mph. The proposal is part of the city's Vision Zero campaign to eliminate all traffic deaths. According to AAA, a pedestrian hit by a driver at 25 mph is nearly twice as likely to die as a pede

KATU.COM - 2018-01-17 11:30:13

Oregon Food Bank ends 30-year relationship with Waterfront Blues Festival

In a major turnaround, Oregon Food Bank leaders said Tuesday the group will step down from its role of owner/operator of the Waterfront Blues Festival. An announcement by the group said the events groups Waterfront Blues Production and the Fuller Events company will now oversee the festival, which a

KGW - 2018-01-16 23:26:25

Milwaukie stick-up suspect at large after shooting at employee, police say

A man shot at an employee during an attempted robbery early Wednesday in Milwaukie, police say. Milwaukie police said the man walked into the Dotty's, which offers video lottery sales, about 1 a.m. and pointed a handgun at an employee. The employee refused to fork over any cash and chased the man ou

OREGONIAN - 2018-01-17 20:28:59

Semi crashes off I-84, lands on Columbia River shoreline

A collision with a car parked on the shoulder of westbound Interstate 84 caused a semitruck to crash through a guardrail and tumble downward - landing on its side on the shores of the Columbia River. Multiple police agencies responded to the crash around 5:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, near milepost 23


FBI offers $10,000 reward for info in decades-old Clackamas County molestation case

The FBI is offering a new $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a sexual assault suspect who's been on the lam for almost a quarter-century. Barrett Preston Busschau, now 42, disappeared from Oregon in 1993 after he was released from jail pending trial, according to the FBI. The ag

OREGONIAN - 2018-01-17 21:58:38

Bullet misses Dotty's worker during stick-up

A picture of Dotty's 10843 SE Oak Street in Milwaukie, as seen on Google Street View, January 17, 2018 MILWAUKIE, Ore. (KOIN) --- A Dotty's employee who refused to hand over money during an attempted armed robbery escaped injury when the ski mask-wearing thief fired his gun. Around 1 a.m., the man,

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-01-17 22:42:53

Suspect chased away, fires shot during attempted robbery at Dotty's in Milwaukie

An attempted robbery suspect fired a shot after being chased out of a Dotty's location in Milwaukie. Officers responded to the business on the 10800 block of Southeast Oak Street at 1 a.m. Wednesday. Investigators said a man wearing a ski mask confronted an employee and pointed a revolver-type handg

KPTV.COM - 2018-01-17 23:08:00

Evicted elderly woman finds new apartment

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- An 80-year-old woman who was evicted from her Gresham apartment of 30 years has finally found a new home. Donna Spicer has a limited income and limited options for where she can live, but after her apartment owners gave her an extension to stay an extra month, she found a s

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-01-17 22:27:57

Woman Jumps From Third-Story Window, Charged After Chase

A Jamestown woman wanted by police was taken into custody after reportedly jumping from a third-story window in an attempt to elude officers. Toni L. Schnars, 26, was being held pending arraigned in Jamestown City Court after police were conducting a warrant check at a West Fourth Street apartment

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

New Olean eatery closes after short run

OLEAN - Smiley's restaurant, which had opened in early September on Wayne Street as "hometown family restaurant," has closed its doors. The restaurant, which had been located on Wayne Street in the former Silver Slipper restaurant, had been owned by Donald Williams of Cuba. A telephone message left

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-01-16 17:00:00

Olean couple honored for saving Bradford man

In an instant, a summer Sunday trip to the scenic Marilla Reservoir turned into a scene with action film-like drama. A sudden pickup truck crash prompted Olean, N.Y., residents Becky and Tom Simsick to pull Joshua Lightner of Bradford from the truck, saving him from the blaze that consumed it minute

BRADFORD ERA - 2018-01-17 15:00:00

City police navigate snowy emergency call

CHRIS J. GREGO/STAFF PHOTO Shamokin police and rescue personnel, respond to the scene of a medical emergency at 8 S. Frnklin St. Tuesday morning. Climbing a ladder is patrolman Raymond Siko II. SHAMOKIN - City police and local rescue personnel were called to 8 S. Franklin St. around 11 a.m. Tuesday

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Demolition underway on Falconer building

Photo by Katrina Fuller Brian Nelson, owner of 15 W. Main St. and the Falconer Vac Shop, and others watched as demolition began on his building on Wednesday afternoon. Nelson owned the building for 30 years, but was involved with it in some way for the past 48 years. FALCONER - Another piece of Fal

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Proof is in the numbers

Sluggish passenger numbers have put a halt to the latest airline to occupy the Chautauqua County Airport in Jamestown. No one should be surprised that Southern Airways Express isn't meeting the federal government's 10 passenger a day minimum to receive Essential Air Service subsidies. The flights ar

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Suspected purse snatcher nabbed in DEA raid

A U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Task Force raid on an East Union Street property early Wednesday led to a larceny suspect being nabbed. After the raid, Tyler S. Vandebogart, 25, 130 Belmont St., Lancaster, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2018-01-18 01:49:48

Cherry Creek village, history to be celebrated

Photo by Sue AnnFish The former village of Cherry Creek and its history will be celebrated Saturday with an Open House to be held in the Cherry Creek Library, between the hours of 2-4 p.m. The library is located on Main Street at the main intersection. With the vote last year, residents decided to

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Portland City Council approves 20 mph speed limit on residential streets

The Portland City Council unanimously approved a plan to lower speed limits to 20 mph on thousands of miles of city streets. The council voted Wednesday to reduce speed limits on non-arterial residential streets, which comprise about 70 percent of the city's street grid. The emergency ordinance take

OREGONIAN - 2018-01-17 19:23:00

Court documents: Man was driving drunk when he crashed into patrol cars, injuring officers

Court documents say the man who crashed into two Portland police patrol cars at the Interstate Bridge Saturday morning was driving drunk. The crash was reported early last Saturday morning, as two Portland police officers were responding to a report of a stalled vehicle in the northbound lanes. They

KATU.COM - 2018-01-17 13:49:35

NEW DETAILS / WEATHER: Flood Warning, significant surf, beach erosion

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Coastal Flood Warning that remains in effect from midnight Wednesday, Jan. 17, to midnight Thursday, Jan. 18. This warning includes significant surf and beach erosion likely through Thursday, Jan. 18. A 25 to 30 foot swell train will reach the co

THE NEWS GUARD - 2018-01-17 14:30:00

Rapist who ran from victim's home, was chased down by victim's dad, gets 20 years

A 29-year-old stranger who raped a 23-year-old woman in her Northeast Portland apartment last year was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison. Portland police were able to identify defendant Sean Leon Lacy Jr. from the get-go -- thanks to the woman's father and an acquaintance. They chased Lacy

OREGONIAN - 2018-01-17 19:25:53