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Pedestrian Hit And Killed on NE Sandy Blvd.

On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at 9:12 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle in the 12200 block of northeast Sandy Boulevard. Officers and emergency medical personnel arrived on scene and located an adult male on the ground at the crash s

KXL - 2018-03-22 12:10:18

Dogs seized from Central Oregon property up for adoption at Oregon Humane Society

PORTLAND, Ore. - Dozens of dogs were seized from a property in La Pine last week, and the Oregon Humane Society is stepping in to help find some of them forever homes. Deschutes County sheriff's deputies were called out for a welfare check at the property last Friday and found 53 dogs. Deputies said

KATU.COM - 2018-03-22 11:14:21

Police seek info on break-ins, car theft at Vancouver parking garage

VANCOUVER, Wash. - Police officers are searching for two people who could be connected to a string of recent car break-ins and a car theft at a parking garage in Downtown Vancouver. Reports came in March 19 of a grey 4-door Honda Accord being stolen from a parking garage at 400 W 8th Street. Officer

KATU.COM - 2018-03-22 15:19:35

Inmate escapes after stealing ODOT truck in Northeast Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. - Deputies are looking for an escaped inmate who is accused of stealing an ODOT work truck, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office said. According to authorities, 25-year-old Scott Smith was assigned to the sheriff's office work crew when at about 12:30 p.m. he stole the work truck fro

KATU.COM - 2018-03-22 13:34:43

Another person killed while walking in east Portland

Where four people were killed while walking in Portland so far this year. Another person has been killed while walking on a Portland road. Details from the Portland Police Bureau are sparse. They say a man was trying to cross NE Sandy Boulevard near 122nd at around 9:12 pm last night when he was hit

BIKEPORTLAND.ORG - 2018-03-22 21:30:04

After a month of warnings, speed cameras on NE Marine Drive will issue tickets

After 30 days of issuing speeding warnings, Portland Bureau of Transportation officials say drivers caught speeding will be issued speeding tickets starting Thursday, March 22. The cameras, which were placed at NE 33rd Avenue and 138th Avenue, have been issuing warnings for the past 30 days. They're

KATU.COM - 2018-03-21 16:51:01

Grand jury indicts suspected burglar shot by police, finds officers' shooting justified

A Multnomah County grand jury found no criminal wrongdoing by two Portland police officers who exchanged gunshots with a suspected burglar holed up in the Goose Hollow neighborhood earlier this month, according to the district attorney's office. Officers Darrel Shaw and Joseph Webber fired at Sarah

OREGONIAN - 2018-03-23 01:31:32

Woman injured in Beaverton food cart explosion

A woman suffered minor injuries in a Beaverton food cart explosion Wednesday morning, authorities say. The woman, who wasn't publicly identified, was operating a food cart at BG's Food Cartel at The Round when the explosion occurred, according to Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue. Bystanders pulled her

OREGONIAN - 2018-03-21 18:19:59

SE Portland residents 'concerned' over 'targeted' red Xs

Red Xs appeared in front of homes in Southeast Portland on March 20,2018 -- the same homes that have keep Lincoln Street safe signs out front, a "toughy subject" in the neighborhood, according to one resident. (KOIN) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- In Southeast Portland, between 52nd-and-55th on Lincoln St


Warrenton woman arrested for cooking dog alive

A Warrenton woman was arrested Tuesday after allegedly cooking a Chihuahua alive in an oven. Noel Moor, 28, allegedly cooked the 7-year-old dog Monday night. She has been charged with first-degree animal abuse in the dog's death. Moor had been involved in several disturbances in the past month tha

DAILY ASTORIAN - 2018-03-21 09:50:55

TriMet driver charged for 'endangering' 30 passengers

An undated photo of a TriMet bus. PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) - The TriMet bus driver accused of being impaired behind the wheel with more than 2 dozen passengers on-board is now facing formal criminal charges. On Tuesday, the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office filed a 7-page, 32-count charging


Battle Ground woman hurt in crash on I-205

A Battle Ground woman was hospitalized after she was rear-ended while driving Monday afternoon on Interstate 205 in Vancouver. According to the Washington State Patrol, Victoria L. Thomas, 24, and Terry J. Patten, 48, of Portland were both heading north on Interstate 205, near state Highway 500, at


Police: Camas woman was stabbed to death by boyfriend, who remains on the run

A Camas woman who was fond dead inside her house last weekend was stabbed to death, according to a report from the medical examiner. Police were called to a home near 22nd Avenue and Everett Street Sunday afternoon after a relative found 35-year-old Luz Guitron dead at her home. Her death was ruled

KATU.COM - 2018-03-21 13:12:06

Oregon pays $1.3 million settlement after placing foster child with self-described sex addict

Oregon's child welfare agency has agreed to pay $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit brought on behalf of a girl who was allegedly sexually abused by her Gresham foster father in 2014. State workers placed the girl, who was 4 at the time, with Gabriel David Wallis and his wife, even though Wallis self-i

OREGONIAN - 2018-03-21 14:04:23

Friends remember Camas woman found dead Sunday; boyfriend sought - KPTV - FOX 12

Friends of a Camas woman found dead over the weekend are remembering her as a woman who was always smiling and filled with laughter. Amanda Mulholland said Luz Guitron loved her children and would do anything for them. "She adored her kids they were like the biggest thing in her whole life, she woul


Driver falls asleep, crashes into NE Portland apartments

A truck crashes into an apartment building on NE Glisan Street. (KOIN) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) --- A truck crashed into an apartment building in NE Portland early Wednesday morning. The crash was reported on NE Glisan Street and 122nd Avenue. Police say the driver fell asleep behind the wheel, crashin

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-03-21 12:55:06

One person injured in NE Portland shooting

One person was shot and transported to the hospital during a shooting in Northeast Portland on the evening of March 21, 2018. (KOIN) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A man was shot in Northeast Portland on Wednesday night and transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Port

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-03-22 01:51:19

Food Cart Explosion In Beaverton Wednesday Morning

BEAVERTON, OR - Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue personnel are responding to a food cart explosion off Southwest Rose Biggi Avenue Wednesday morning, officials announced via Twitter. The fire is reportedly out, but no additional information has been released so far. BEAVERTON, OR - Tualatin Valley Fir

PATCH - 2018-03-21 18:18:59

Woman flees airport, jumps on MAX after TSA finds pot

Laurie Wolfinger. (MCSO) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) - A woman ran through Portland International Airport, jumped on a MAX train and ran into a nearby hotel in an effort to ditch police after TSA found marijuana inside her carryon luggage, according to Port of Portland Police. Laurie Wolfinger, 64, remai


Clark County deputies ID pedestrian killed in Hazel Dell

The Clark County Sheriff's Office has identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed Friday night in Hazel Dell as 60-year-old Sharon Billingsley. Billingsley was crossing Northeast Highway 99 outside a marked crosswalk when she was struck by a pickup. Deputies and first responders were called