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Portland Police Built a Convincing Case Against Tusitala “Tiny” Toese for a June 2018 Assault. But Prosecutors Didn’t Take It to Court.

For two years, right-wing brawler Tusitala "Tiny" Toese has visited Portland to pick street fights with people who disagree with his politics. He has never spent a night in jail.


Wanted gang member tied to deadly Wash. shooting appears in Portland courtroom

PORTLAND, Ore. – A wanted suspect who was arrested at a Southeast Portland gym made his first court appearance on Tuesday. Thomas Cooper, 31, faces weapons charges in Oregon, but was wanted in connection to a shooting outside a Lakewood, Washington nightclub that seriously hurt 4 people and killed a


On the Go with Joe for Portland Golf Show

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - An annual event for golfers is back in Portland and it should be a hole-in-one for fans and players of the sport. The grass is greener at the Oregon Convention Center, where the Portland Golf Show is going on Friday to Sunday.


Police: Man injured in NE Portland shooting

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Police are investigating a shooting that injured a man in northeast Portland Wednesday morning. Officers responded to the reports of shots fired in the 3600 block of Northeast 82nd Avenue just after 3 a.m.


Police investigating stabbing at Greyhound bus station in downtown Portland

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Police are investigating a stabbing at the Greyhound bus station in downtown Portland. Officers responded to the 500 block of Northwest 6th Avenue at 4:35 p.m. Tuesday. An injured man was found at the scene and taken by ambulance to the hospital for treatment.


Oregon man accused of luring teen arrested after SUV gets stuck in snow, officials say

An Oregon man accused of luring a 13-year-old girl from her home was arrested Tuesday after a rental vehicle he was in with the teen got stuck in deep snow and he had to call for help, authorities said.


Get inside remodeled homes, new rhino habitat: Crowd-pleasing Design Week Portland returns with 350 events (photos)

You’ll be invited inside secluded studios to experience cutting-edge animation and to shows on art and Vespa-inspired mod fashion. You’ll learn from the world’s most respected thinkers and makers during talks and workshops on public spaces to branding cannabis and craft beer.


Police Union For Commanding Officers Slams Portland Officials For Condemning Controversial Texts With Right-Wing Activist

The union that represents commanding officers in the Portland Police Bureau slammed three city officials for condemning texts sent by a lieutenant to a far-right activist. The press release, announcing that the Portland Police Commanding Officers Association filed workplace complaints against Mayor


19-year-old man with felony warrant arrested following K-9 track in SE Portland

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - A 19-year-old man with a felony warrant was arrested Monday night after he fled from police in southeast Portland. The Portland Police Bureau's East Precinct said Mohamed Hassan Ali fled from patrol officers and was tracked by K-9 Rookie and his handler Officer Hilsenteger to a


Homeless using Portland State University campus as shelter, some students say

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Some students at Portland State University say homeless people are using the campus as a shelter, sleeping in spaces meant for students to study. And, according to them, campus security needs to do more to keep students and staff members safe.


Man arrested after high-speed chase off Highway 6 that seriously injured passenger

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – A man who crashed into Gales Creek after leading law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit last week has been arrested, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office says.


Lakewood Homicide Suspect Arrested In Portland

PORTLAND, OR - A homicide suspect wanted in Lakewood was arrested Monday on misdemeanor gun charges in Portland, Oregon, according to the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office. At this time it's unclear whether Thomas Earl Cooper, Jr. will be extradited right away.


Shooting near Madison Suites injures 1

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A man suffered a gunshot wound early Wednesday morning near a motel in Northeast Portland. Portland police said the incident happened around 3 a.m. in the 3600 block of Northeast 82nd Avenue -- right by the Madison Suites Motel.


Son of chef killed at Oregon Culinary Institute sues victim’s wife charged with murder

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - The son of a chef who was killed at the Oregon Culinary Institute has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the victim’s wife, a romance novelist charged with murder.


'Portland gangster' suspect in WA nightclub killing

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Thomas Cooper, the Washington homicide suspect arrested inside a Southeast Portland gym on Monday, appeared in a Multnomah County courtroom Tuesday afternoon.


Police ask for help solving cold case homicide in SE Portland, $2,500 reward offered

PORTLAND, Ore. – It’s been seven years since a man was shot and killed in Southeast Portland, and Portland Police are asking for the public’s help in cracking the cold case.


Justin Timberlake’s Portland Show Was More of a Dance Performance Than a Concert

The uncomplicated beatitude that shines through Justin Timberlake's legion of fans is sorta singular. When our Man of the Woods stepped onto Moda Center's stage Feb. 18, the entire crowd let loose with the roar of a thousand, slightly menthol-damaged jet engines. Still, it seemed like not a damned o


Woman hides in room as man breaks into home

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A Troutdale woman hid in her bedroom after a man broke into her home through a window. According to the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office, the victim called 911 from her room after the stranger got in.


Uber Commands the National Ride-Sharing Market. But Lyft Rules Portland.

You don't "Uber over" to a friend's house in Portland. You get a Lyft. Portland is the rare U.S. city where Lyft dominates its much larger competitor, Uber, in the ride-hailing business.


Portland breweries series: Breakside Brewery rocketed to the top -- and stayed there

Breakside Brewing opened in May 2010 in a town nicknamed Beervana. A town rich in beer history, rich in reputation, and rich in world-class breweries. It took but four years for Breakside to rise to the top of the heap not just in Portland, but the nation. In 2014, Breakside broke through with a gol