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Portland woman says Amazon Alexa recorded personal conversation, sent it to contact

LG Electronics USA Vice President of Marketing David VanderWaal (L) and Amazon Vice President of Alexa, Echo and Appstore Mike George display the LG Smart InstaView Door-in-Door refrigerator during a LG press event for CES 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on January 4, 2017 in Las Vegas, N

OREGONIAN - 2018-05-24 11:41:00

Streetcar derails in SE Portland crash; 1 injured

A Portland streetcar and multiple cars were involved in a crash at SE Grand and Taylor, May 24, 2018 (PPB)

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-05-24 20:52:16

Transgender Boise woman killed in Portland 'had the biggest heart of anyone I know'

A transgender Boise woman who was shot and killed in downtown Portland, Ore., on Monday was "gorgeous, confident, strong, a gracious host and a true performer," her family said.Sophia Adler is accused of shooting Gigi Pierce, 28, on the sidewalk on Southwest Second Avenue during a disturbance,the As

IDAHO STATESMAN - 2018-05-24 16:17:00

Photos: Affordable housing project on the rise in SE Portland

The ground floor will hold five commercial spaces totaling 8,900 square feet, as well as residential amenities including a community room and bicycle storage. A breezeway will connect the corner of Southeast 72nd Avenue and Foster Road with a public courtyard on the property.

DAILY JOURNAL OF COMMERCE - 2018-05-24 22:35:55

Jeremy Christian's father: I no longer recognize my son

Two pictures of Jeremy Christian. On the left, a baby picture (held by his father, Donald Christian) and on the right, one of the court appearances connected to the MAX attack in 2017. (KOIN)

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-05-24 20:05:57

E. Oregon incident pulls OSP SWAT through Portland

An Oregon State Police patrol car. (OSP)PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Oregon State Police SWAT units are responding to a wanted person who has barricaded themselves inside a residence in Morrow County.Troopers said there's no more current information.SWAT units were seen traveling through the Portland-me

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-05-24 02:50:38

At Portland's 'reparations happy hour,' people of color get $10 and a place to meet

And on Monday, white Portlanders who agree with the idea had the chance to kick in $10 and buy a drink for a neighbor of color. It was an event billed as a "reparations happy hour" by prominent local activist Cameron Whitten, 27, and hosted byBrown Hope, a non-profit he co-founded.

OREGONIAN - 2018-05-24 17:25:00

Caller reports baby on shoulder of I-205; responding officer finds doll instead

PORTLAND, Ore. – What could have been a horrible situation turned into a humorous one for Portland Police Bureau Thursday morning.Dispatch received a report of what appeared to be a baby on the shoulder of Interstate 205 South near Powell Boulevard.An officer was sent to the location and instead of

KCBY - 2018-05-24 09:59:26

Transgender woman shot & killed by homeless person she was trying to assist

Sophia Adler, suspected of killing Gigi Pierce, was immediately arrested at the scene of the crime.Screenshot/KOIN

LGBTQ NATION - 2018-05-24 11:00:39

(Portland, OR. ~inch) Second one these I found on my ceiling. What is he?

Second one these I found on my ceiling. What is he?

IMGUR - 2018-05-24 00:00:00

Judge Rules In Favor Of Man Seeking Records From City Of Portland | KXL

Portland, Or. – A Multnomah County judge has ruled in favor of Tyler Bechtel, who lives in the Foster/Powell neighborhood where the City of Portland plans to open a new homeless shelter. Bechtel sued so he could get a hold of documents dealing with plans for the shelter. Bechtel’s attorney, Jeff Mer

KXL - 2018-05-24 16:25:29

Portland Art Museum Celebrates Art Museum Day with Free Admission on May 25

Portland, Ore.—To celebrate the 9th annual Art Museum Day, the Portland Art Museum will offer free admission on Friday, May 25, 2018. An initiative of the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), Art Museum Day gathers hundreds of institutions from across North America to recognize the arts and t

THESKANNER.COM - 2018-05-25 00:00:00

Vancouver man suspected in attempted murder of 2 women

Zachary Mitchell Budrow was arrested early Wednesday morning. Police found him standing in the backyard of his ex-girlfriend’s home, wielding a knife, according to a probable cause affidavit.

COLUMBIAN - 2018-05-24 10:02:37

Trans Woman Killed in Portland; Suspect Arrested and Charged

A transgender woman was shot and killed in Portland, Ore., Monday night, and a suspect has been charged with her murder.

ADVOCATE - 2018-05-24 01:02:38

Amazon's Alexa Eavesdropped On A Conversation, Sent It To A Contact Miles Away

A family in Portland, Oregon, claims that their Alexa, a voice-controlled smart speaker by Amazon, eavesdropped on their conversation and then shared it. They called the company to investigate the issue and vowed never to use the device again.


Second suspect indicted for November SE Portland murder

The Multnomah County District Attorney's Office announced on Tuesday that John Allen Hughes, 51, was indicted for unlawful use of a weapon, felon in possession of a firearm, and murder with a firearm months after 52-year-old Robert Kaiser was found shot to death.

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-05-24 00:37:21

Wife of man killed by Portland police files federal lawsuit

John Elifritz died April 7 from multiple gunshot wounds. Authorities said he had prompted 911 calls with menacing behavior earlier that day and carjacked a vehicle that he crashed outside the shelter.

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-05-23 19:07:02

Police ID Vancouver woman as driver that caused crash that killed 3 high school seniors

YONCALLA, Ore. — Authorities have identified the wrong-way driver in a fiery, quadruple fatal crash in southwestern Oregon.


Family of man killed by Portland police at homeless shelter will hold press conference

PORTLAND, Ore. – The family of John Elifritz, the man officers shot and killed in April at a homeless shelter, will speak about his death Wednesday.


Man stabbed in East Portland after 'disturbance' at Gateway Transit Center

PORTLAND, Ore. – A man is in the hospital with a stab wound after a fight that played out near the Gateway Transit Center on Wednesday afternoon.Officers were called out about 2:15 p.m. on reports of a stabbing on East Burnside Street.Initial reports state that the "disturbance" started at the Gatew

KATU.COM - 2018-05-23 16:07:47