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Police release surveillance video showing suspect, victim in ‘unprovoked’ NE Portland stabbing

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Police released surveillance video Monday showing a stabbing suspect and the woman who was attacked in northeast Portland. Investigators described it as an unprovoked attack by a stranger. It happened the night of March 10.


Portland man arrested in connection to woman’s death in rural Marion County

MARION COUNTY, OR (KPTV) – The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has identified a woman found dead after deputies responded to a possible assault in rural Marion County late Saturday night.


Pickup driver airlifted after crash with log truck

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- The driver of a small pickup truck was airlifted after colliding with a log truck on Highway 30 shortly before 1 p.m. Monday in Columbia City. The crash happened at the intersection of Hwy 30 and I Street, Columbia River Fire & Rescue said, and caused "extensive front end da


Gresham woman, mother missing after planned Lost Lake hike, police say

A Gresham woman and her mother are missing after planning a hike in the Lost Lake area, police say. Lauren Zanko and her mother haven’t been heard from since late Sunday afternoon, when they told Zanko’s fiancé they were going to hike in the area of the popular lake, which is located in the Mt. Hood


Portland Burger Chain Debuts on Capitol Hill Wednesday with Free Burgers

Little Big Burger continues its Seattle expansion with a Capitol Hill restaurant. Popular Portland-born Little Big Burger will celebrate the opening of its Capitol Hill restaurant on Wednesday, April 24 with free burgers starting at 11 a.m. until supplies run out. The fast food chain, which hopes to


The 36 Best Things to Do in Portland This Week: April 22-25

A Literary Arts event celebrating the best works and writers from our local literary community. Hosted by award-winning author, Dear Sugar advice-giver, and all-around literary aspirational figure Cheryl Strayed. (7:30 pm, Gerding Theater at the Armory, $12-65)


Environmental protesters arrested after blocking NW Portland railroad tracks with garden

Police arrested 11 protesters Monday who had blocked railroad tracks in Northwest Portland since Sunday and demanded local action to climate change. The group was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on suspicion of second-degree criminal trespass after Portland police said they refused


Missing mom, daughter found after hiking in Mt Hood

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A Gresham woman and her mother are safe after they were reported missing Sunday. According to Gresham police, the family of 27-year-old Lauren Zanko and her mom Tracy said they were found safe sometime Monday.


Man accused of hijacking C-TRAN bus, demanding ride to Portland appears in court

The man accused of hijacking a C-TRAN bus in Vancouver and demanding the driver take him to Portland was scheduled to appear in court on Monday. Vancouver Police officials say Anthony Lybeck boarded the Route 72 bus Friday evening, told the driver he had a gun, and demanded that she take him to Port


Man dies, three others hurt in major DUII crash in NE Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — One man died, and three others were injured in a three-car crash late Saturday night in Northeast Portland that involved a driver police believe was intoxicated speeding at about 100 mph in a stolen truck.


Polluted site prepped for N. Portland affordable housing

Bureau of Environmental Services cleaning up brownfield, soon to be 61-units, on Williams Avenue. A shuttered manufacturing site with a polluted past is steaming toward a future as subsidized housing, thanks to several infusions of grant funding.


Portland metro Monday traffic: Springwater Road at the Clackamas River Bridge closes for the week

South Springwater Road will close all hours and days for as long as five days between Oregon 224 and the Springwater Road/Clackamas River Bridge. The closure applies to all vehicles including emergency vehicles. The closure begins at midnight Monday, and could last through Friday. Crews will be reco


While family on boat, thieves clean out West Linn home

WEST LINN, Ore. (KOIN) -- Since the weather was so nice on Sunday, a West Linn family decided to enjoy some time on their boat on the Willamette River near the Cedaroak boat ramp.


Two Oregon men plead guilty to conspiracy to distribute marijuana to Texas, Virginia and Florida

Two men who grew marijuana in Oregon and shipped it out of state to Texas, Virginia and Florida entered guilty pleas Monday in federal court to marijuana distribution and money laundering conspiracy charges.


Deputies: Man accused of murdering girlfriend and her daughter in S. Oregon

SHADY COVE, OR (KPTV) - A man is accused of shooting and killing his 62-year-old girlfriend and her 43-year-old daughter in southern Oregon, according to deputies. Two women were found dead at a home on the 500 block of Sarma Drive in the Shady Cove area on Sunday morning. A 911 call came from the s


Fatal Uber crash in Portland sparks seat belt questions

PORTLAND, Ore — An Uber passenger was killed and three others were injured after a multi-vehicle crash in Northeast Portland Saturday night. Officers said the man who caused the crash was intoxicated, speeding, and driving a stolen truck.


Butts armed, carrying 45 grams of meth when shot

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- The man believed to have fatally shot Cowlitz County Deputy Justin DeRosier on April 13 was carrying 45 grams of suspected methamphetamine when he was killed by police.


2 drivers hurt in crash on NW Glencoe Road

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Two drivers were taken to the hospital Monday morning after a crash at the same intersection where a Washington County deputy was injured just last week.


Two people hurt in head-on crash outside Hillsboro

HILLSBORO, Ore. – Two people are being taken to the hospital Monday morning after a head-on crash outside Hillsboro. The crash happened about 8 a.m. along Glencoe Road at the Wren Road intersection.


What should every Oregon visitor receive upon arrival? The responses capture Oregonians’ quirks, complaints

The question on Reddit is straightforward: “People getting off planes in Hawaii immediately get a lei. If this same tradition applied to the rest of the U.S., what would each state immediately give to visitors?”