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Winning Powerball ticket sold in Oregon
Powerball tickets are shown outside of a a liquor store Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Camas reduces fireworks days, beefs up enforcement
Camas city leaders rejected an outright ban on personal fireworks, but have limited their discharge to two days each year instead of the current three days. The Camas City Council voted 5-2 — with council members Greg Anderson and Melissa Smith, an outspoken fireworks opponent, voting no — Monday ni
Camas hikers back on Pacific Crest Trail
For the fourth consecutive summer, Dave and Boni Deal, of Camas, are training and preparing to spend more than one month hiking south on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT).
Fire officials say vehicle fire spread to building in Vancouver
A vehicle fire spread to a shop or barn in Vancouver on June 20, 2018, fire officials said. KATU photo
Cops plead ‘allow ICE employees to go home to their families’ after protesters blockade prison in Portland
In Portland, Oregon, the prison used by Immigration and Customs Enforcement is housedin a nondescript buildingtucked between a highway and the waterfront south of downtown. The tan three-story structure has darkened windows and no identifying marks. It’s surrounded by an 8-feet high metal fence, gua
2 lightning caused brush fires burning in the Gorge
Lightning caused brush fire in the Columbia River Gorge, June 21 2018. (KOIN)PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) --- Two lightning caused brush fires are burning in the Columbia River Gorge on Thursday morning.One of the fires is on the Washington side near Wind Mountain and is about one acre. The other is on the
Ex-OSU student indicted in tweet-threat case
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - An ex-student accused of threatening a shooting at Oregon State University has been indicted on a federal charge.Christopher Strahan is scheduled to be arraigned in Eugene next week on a single count of making threatening communications.Authorities were alerted in February of t
Unfinished mansion on Willamette sells at auction
Mark Wattle's massive, unfinished home sits on 31.8 acres along the Willamette River, wedged between West Linn and Wilsonville. The house and property will be up for bid in a no-reserve auction scheduled for June 14. (Platinum Luxury Auctions)
ICE shuts down Portland office as protesters camp outside waiting for children to be reunited with families
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has temporarily closed its field office in Portland, Oregon, as protests continue growing outside the facility.
Armed Portland couple accused of drug trafficking
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A Portland couple was indicted on multiple-federal counts on Wednesday after investigators found evidence of cross-state marijuana distribution and illegally acquired firearms, the U.S. Attorney's Office said in a release.
Suspects tie up residents in home invasion robbery
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Sublimity residents were tied up and robbed in their home Wednesday afternoon, the Marion County Sheriff's Office said.
Beaverton coach sentenced to 60 days for sex abuse
Laurence Metz, a 34-year-old former coach at Club Villa Sport, Metz Basketball Academy and The Courts in Beaverton, was arrested on Oct. 6 after he was accused of abusing a teenage girl he met through his work. He was originally arrested on four counts of sex abuse, but two counts were dismissed.
ICE Temporarily Shutters Portland Facility Due To 'Occupy' Protest
Following two days of raucous heckling and disruption from Portland demonstrators, a regional office for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has temporarily shuttered, the agency announced Wednesday. "ICE operations at this location have been temporarily halted due to security concerns," a stat
Protester lights self on fire in downtown Portland
Lownsdale Square. (Google Street View) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A person lit themself on fire across the street from the Multnomah County Courthouse on Tuesday afternoon "in an apparent protest," according to Portland Fire and Rescue. The person, who wasn't identified, was transported to the Oregon
Family of man killed at Portland school asks public for help
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The family of a man fatally shot in Portland has asked the public to help homicide detectives solve the crime.Barak Rosen was found dead Sunday on the track at Grant High School's temporary campus in southeast Portland. Police said no suspects have been identified.His parents a
ICE office in Portland closed as protests continue
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Portland was closed Wednesday as protests over President Trump's immigration policies continued.Protesters told KATU-TV that shutting down ICE is one of their goals, so they considered Wednesday's closure a win.The protes
A Portland Mother Dropped Her Children Off the Sellwood Bridge. Nine Years Later, a Book Tells Us How She Got There.
When Jennifer Hartdrove her family's SUV off the side of a California cliffinto the Pacific Ocean on March 26, with her wife and six adopted children inside, her actions seemed unfathomable. Could she really have murdered her family? Why did child-welfare officials ignore signs she was abusing the k
Driver arrested in crash that killed former UO athlete
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A 21-year-old was arrested by Eugene Police on Tuesday, four days after he was behind the wheel of a rollover crash that left a recent, former Oregon football player dead.
Gresham police cleared in killing hatchet-wielding man
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Gresham police officers who shot and killed a man who charged at them with a hatchet will not face any criminal charges, the Multnomah County DA's office said Tuesday.
Firefighters respond to grass fire near I-5 in North Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Fire crews responded to a grass fire in North Portland Tuesday night.Portland Fire and Rescue say the fire happened near N. Columbia and I-5. Firefighters initially had trouble reaching the fire, but were able to quickly contain the blaze.Fire crews are working to put out hotspots.