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Two dead, four injured in Portland crash

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Police say two people have died and four others suffered life-threatening injuries in a multiple vehicle crash in Portland. Portland police say officers responded to a report of a crash involving multiple vehicles at Northeast 15th Avenue and Northeast Lombard Street at 8:46 p

KTVZ - 2017-09-19 05:34:29

OSP: Portland man dies in I-205 crash after losing control of car

Oregon State Police say a driver died after losing control of this car, crashing into a guardrail and then a light pole. (Photo: Oregon State Police) A 53-year-old Portland man died Monday after he crashed into a guardrail and then a light pole on northbound Interstate 205, Oregon State Police said.

KATU.COM - 2017-09-18 21:08:37

Second tornado warning expires in Washington for SE Pacific Co., - KPTV - FOX 12

A second tornado warning was issued on the southern Washington coast Monday for southeast Pacific County and northwest Wahkiakum County. The National Weather Service said the warning would remain in place until 5:15 p.m. Monday for the areas of Rosburg, Grays River, Deep River, Knappton and Altoona.

KPTV.COM - 2017-09-19 02:01:00

UN chief: Nuclear threat at highest level since Cold War

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the world's leaders Tuesday that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end of the Cold War and "fiery talk can lead to fatal misunderstandings." In his first state-of-the-world report since taking the rei

KPTV.COM - 2017-09-19 07:12:00

Man, 27, identified as victim in Portland homicide

PORTLAND, Ore. - The Oregon State Medical Examiner says a 27-year-old man killed in Portland this weekend died from multiple gunshot wounds. He was identified Monday as Wilbert "Billy" Butler. Police say Butler was shot early Sunday and died at a hospital. No arrests have been made. Those with infor

KGW - 2017-09-18 19:05:12

'30-50' bodies a year found in Portland's rivers

The KOIN Tower is overlooks the Willamette River, September 19, 2017 (KOIN) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) - Every year, officials find a disturbingly high number of bodies in Portland's rivers. The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office river patrol alone recovers dozens of bodies each year from Portland area

CHANNEL 6000 - 2017-09-19 23:12:02

Oregon to audit spending by Portland Public Schools

Students arrive at a Portland school, September 1, 2017 (KOIN) PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) - Oregon's secretary of state said his office will audit spending by Portland Public Schools, in part because of the district's decision to sue people who requested public records. The Associated Press featured th

CHANNEL 6000 - 2017-09-19 21:03:18

Car drifts of I-205; Portland driver killed

A car drifted off Interstate 205 on Monday afternoon, smashed through a guardrail and hit a light pole, killing the driver, Douglas Cansdale, 53, of Portland. Investigators do not yet know what caused the incident. Cansdale was pronounced deceased at the scene. Oregon State Police investigators hav

PORTLAND TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Portland adopts 'Indigenous Peoples' Day'

Pixabay PORTLAND (WGME) - Portland city councilors have voted unanimously to recognize "Indigenous Peoples' Day" on the second Monday of every October, instead of Columbus Day. City councilors say they were looking into the name change in an effort to highlight the culture and lives of the indigenou

KATU.COM - 2017-09-18 19:31:08

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Attacks Sanctuary Cities In Portland

Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke with federal employees and law enforcement officials in Portland Tuesday, where he delivered a strong rebuttal against sanctuary policies that protect immigrants from deportation. "Such policies undermine the moral authority of law and undermine the safety of th

IJPR.ORG - 2017-09-20 01:07:57

Portland Chef's Viet-Creole Gumbo Steeped In Family History

How do Portland's most adventurous diners decode the Creole/Cajun-meets-Viet/Asian menu at Tapalaya restaurant? "Portland Cooks" by Danielle Centoni features 80 recipes from 40 of the city's tastiest eateries. Leela Cyd "Hanoi and New Orleans are at the same latitude and near oceans, so they grow th

OPB.ORG - 2017-09-19 21:45:00

Sessions attacks Portland Immigration Policy

Portland Ore - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions denounced sanctuary cities during a speech to federal and local law enforcement officials in Portland. Sessions said "We are in the midst of a multi-front battle: an increase in violent crime, a rise in vicious gang activity, an opioid epidemic that

KXL - 2017-09-19 23:29:08

Inside Under Armour's new Portland performance lab

Competition in the market for athletic footwear ratchets up, it seems, almost daily. Just yesterday, Adidas overtook Jordan as the No. 2 brand in U.S. footwear. College apparel deals are skyrocketing, and athlete endorsement deals are growing, too. And with the official opening of Under Armour's new

KGW - 2017-09-19 22:23:49

Sessions criticizes Portland as sanctuary city while being protested

Police and protesters squared off Tuesday morning ahead of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' address to local and state law enforcement officials in Northwest Portland. Sessions, an outspoken critic of sanctuary cities like Portland, spoke shortly after 1 p.m. at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigra

PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Portland man with high bid for Alaska ferry plans boat hotel

JUNEAU, Alaska - The high bidder for Alaska's ferry Taku wants to turn the 352-foot vessel into a waterfront hotel and restaurant in Oregon. Portland resident Jonathan Cohen's $300,000 bid on Friday was six times higher than the next bid, The Juneau Empire reported. Cohen represents a group of Portl

KGW - 2017-09-19 17:38:04

Portland Public Schools hires seasoned investigators to examine sexual misconduct failings

The Portland school board hired a hand-picked team of investigators, including two former prosecutors, Tuesday to take a deep look at the case of a veteran educator who evaded sexual misconduct allegations for years. The board's unanimous move came in response an August Oregonian/OregonLive investig

OREGONIAN - 2017-09-20 01:18:45

Portland lawmaker cleared of allegation he ranked female lobbyists on looks

Rep. Diego Hernandez, D-Portland, has been cleared of allegations that he ranked female lobbyists based on their looks. Deputy Legislative Counsel Jessica Santiago told Hernandez in a Sept. 15 letter that attorneys who investigated the rumors found "no evidence that such a list ever existed or that

OREGONIAN - 2017-09-20 01:10:52

Portlanders protest ahead of Sessions' visit

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) - Protesters began protesting US Attorney General Jeff Sessions' visit to Portland on Tuesday. The attorney general, an outspoken critic of sanctuary cities, will make his remarks at 1 p.m. at the USCIS - US Citizenship and Immigration Services - field office in Northwest Portl

CHANNEL 6000 - 2017-09-19 15:36:16

Jeff Sessions Delivers a Drawling, Hysterical, Fear-Mongering Message to Portland

Jeff Sessions had a fear-mongering rant for Portland's immigrant-protecting officials. So where better to deliver it than the Pearl District room where the country's newest citizens are sworn in? Before a packed audience of dark suits-many of them from US Immigration and Customs Enforcement-the atto

THE PORTLAND MERCURY - 2017-09-19 21:07:00

Attorney General Sessions urges Portland, other sanctuary cities to 'reconsider'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered a 20-minute speech on the lawlessness of so-called sanctuary cities at the US Citizenship and Immigration building in NW Portland Tuesday. Sessions called for sanctuary cities like Portland to reconsider their stances as such, and urged California Gov. Jerry

KATU.COM - 2017-09-19 13:48:59