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Huntress singer Jill Janus dies near Portland
Jill Janus arrives for the Kerrang! Awards 2013 in London, June 13, 2013. Janus, lead singer of the heavy metal band Huntress, has died at age 43. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File)
Court docs: Man threatens to bomb Portland building with gay residents
PORTLAND, Ore. – A 47-year-old is facing an intimidation charge, accused of threatening to blow up an apartment building for people living with HIV and AIDS, court records show.
Semi-truck rollover stalls I-5 north traffic near Woodland
The male driver was not injured, but a female passenger reported "some discomfort" and was sent to a local hospital. No other vehicles were affected, and there were no other injuries, according to Clark County Fire & Rescue Chief John Nohr.
Thieves steal wheels off vehicles at Ridgefield home destroyed by fire
Firefighters were dispatched shortly before 4 a.m. on Aug. 8 to a report of a fire at 29305 N.W. 41st Ave. They arrived to find arapidly burning home, and a man who had jumped from a second-story window to escape lying on the ground. The man hurt his leg, officials said.
'Growing epidemic' of skimmers hits ATMs
Fibre Federal Credit Union locations in Woodland, Kalama and Longview were recently located. Surveillance cameras caught 2 men installing a device at those branches.
More skimmers found on credit union ATMs
Kalama police released this surveillance photo of a man who may be involved in placing skimmers on Fibre Federal Credit Union ATMs, August 15, 2018
Gas leak forces evacuations in Vancouver
Firefighters say he thought the line was inactive, so he cut it open. When he realized it was live, he called 911 around 7 p.m.
Police Blotter: Aug. 16
Failure to register —Cowlitz County sheriff’s deputies Tuesday arrested Thomas Earl Rudolph Cogdill, 40, city of residence unknown on suspicion of failing to register as a sex offender.Fugitive —Kelso police Tuesday arrested Chelsea Lyn Mcclain, 33, of Kelso on suspicion of being a fugitive from jus
Missing hiker ate bees, berries to survive 6 days lost near Mount St. Helens
A view from a trail at Mount St. Helens that descends into the blast zone.John Goff, KING-TV, SeattleARIEL, Wash. — A 40-year-old Ohio man was foundalive after he was missing for six nights near Mount St. Helens.The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday announced that searchers found Matthew
Clark County drug task force finds 36.7 pounds of meth inside vehicle
VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Clark-Vancouver Regional Drug Task Force and the Clackamas County Interagency Task Force seized 36.7 pounds of methamphetamine, two firearms and $35,500 in cash while serving a search warrant on Aug. 8.
Keizer man, 20, faces dozens of rape charges
Joseph Myers, 20, faces dozens of rape and sex abuse charges, August 16, 2018 (Marion County Sheriff's Office)
Kirkland Little League Softball team finishes in 5th place in World Series
Kirkland, representing the West region, beat the team from Canada 14-4 in the consolation bracket, finishing in 5th place in the world tournament.
After fatal fire, Ridgefield family targeted by thieves
RIDGEFIELD, Wash. (KOIN) -- A Ridgefield family was not only victimized by a fire, but thieves just a few days after they lost their home and a family member.
Prosecutor may charge teen who pushed friend off 60 foot bridge | 790 KGMI
8-15-2018VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Clark County Prosecutor is considering charges after a 16-year-old girl was seriously injured when a friend pushed her off a bridge into the Lewis River sixty feet below.The Columbianreports the Clark County Sheriff’s Office identified the woman who pushed Jordan Holg
Improving Air Quality In Portland; Advisory Still In Place | KXL
Portland, Oregon – The air-quality in the Portland-area is improving, but still in the unhealthy category. Schools canceled outdoor sports practices yesterday to keep kids safe. Daycare’s are also kept children indoors. Doctors recommend everyone limit their time and activity outdoors. The air outsi
Woman linked to teen's plunge off bridge cooperating with investigators, authorities say
A woman linked to a 16-year-old's 60-foot plunge off a Washington state bridge last week - resulting in serious injuries to the teen - is cooperating with investigators, authorities said Tuesday. The 18-year-old woman had her case sent to the Clark County Prosecutor's Office to determine whether she
Prosecutors consider charges after teen pushed from bridge
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Power outage leaves thousands of Troutdale and Gresham PGE customers in the dark
GRESHAM, Ore. – Nearly 5,000 Portland General Electric customers lost power in Troutdale and Gresham Wednesday morning.
Deputies ID teen who pushed friend off Moulton Falls bridge in Wash.
YACOLT, Wash. – Deputies identified the suspect whopushed her 16-year-old friend off of a bridge at Moulton Fallslast Tuesday, causing the girl to break five ribs and suffer a lung injury.
Teenager who pushed girl, 16, off a bridge 'doesn't care and isn't sorry'
However according to sources, the pusher, Taylor Smith, 18, reportedly ‘isn’t sorry and doesn’t care’.