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Police actions upheld in fatal east Vancouver shooting in 2017

A review by the county prosecutor's office of a June 2017 bank robbery where police shot and killed the suspected robber found the three officers involved acted lawfully. Centralia's David W. Hamilton, 50, was shot and killed following a bank robbery reported at the iQ Credit Union branch at 15705 N

COLUMBIAN - 2018-03-23 18:01:00

Vancouver teacher arrested for rape allegation

A March 2018 booking photo of Ryan Murphey. (MCSO) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A Vancouver high school teacher was arrested on one count of first-degree rape stemming from an incident in Portland. According to court documents, Ryan David Murphey raped a woman he was living with in April 2016. The ind

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-03-23 21:26:46

Oregon woman arrested for cooking Chihuahua in oven

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) - A Warrenton woman was arrested after police said she killed her dog by cooking him in the oven. According to court documents, Noel G. Moor, 28, placed the dog in the oven "because she thought an ex-boyfriend was inside the dog." The police report said the 7-year-old male Chih

GOOD4UTAH.COM - 2018-03-23 21:52:42

Weekend weather: Forecasters say snow could fall on valley floor

Forecasters at the National Weather Service office in Portland say that snow levels may briefly drop to sea level on the coast and in the mid-valley late Friday and early Saturday. In a special weather statement issued about 3 p.m. Friday, forecasters said snow levels are expected to be at about 1,0

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2018-03-24 03:58:00

8th Pedestrian Killed In Portland ID'd As 20-Year-Old Man

PORTLAND, OR - Police on Friday identified the eighth pedestrian this year to be killed in Portland as 20-year-old Logan Jeffrey Dunlap. Dunlap was struck by a westbound Subaru Legacy in 12200-block of Northeast Sandy Boulevard just after 9 p.m. March 21. The Subaru's driver, 33-year-old Nathaniel S

PATCH - 2018-03-23 17:50:38

6th-grader behind Portland school 'slaughterhouse' label on Google

A sixth-grader created a category on Google Maps labeling Northwest Portland's Forest Park Elementary School a "slaughterhouse," as "an immature attempt at humor," police said Friday. The child attends a different school and likely won't face criminal charges, according to Portland police. There wa

OREGONIAN - 2018-03-23 23:49:05

New roller coaster debuts at Oaks Park

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) --- A new roller coaster is debuting at Oaks Amusement Park just in time for spring break. After a 3-year process, Adrenaline Peak opens Saturday. The ride begins by taking riders 72 feet straight up into the air. It also features a past vertical first drop, a 97 degree loop an

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-03-23 18:21:05

Vancouver to march against gun violence

Students and the community will take to the streets today to march in solidarity with the victims of last month's school shooting in Parkland, Fla. March for Our Lives was organized initially by the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 people died after a gunman opened fire at

COLUMBIAN - 2018-03-24 13:05:00

Vancouver man faces attempted murder charge

A Vancouver man allegedly involved in a gunfight in the Ellsworth Springs neighborhood in early January is facing an attempted murder charge. The shooting was apparently the result of a drug deal gone wrong, court records state. Andrew C. Morris, 22, appeared Thursday in Clark County Superior Court

COLUMBIAN - 2018-03-23 03:52:00

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

Rain drenches Clark County; communities unlikely to see snowfall

National Weather Service forecasts show that Clark County communities are expected to see little to no snowfall Friday morning despite winter weather at higher elevations in outlying areas. For the Vancouver area, forecasters say rain showers with thunderstorms are possible after 11 a.m., and some o

COLUMBIAN - 2018-03-23 14:21:00

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers reward for inmate who escaped in stolen ODOT truck

PORTLAND, Ore. - Crime Stoppers of Oregon is offering a reward to anyone who helps locate an inmate who escaped an inmate work crew in an Oregon Department of Transportation vehicle Thursday. According to the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, 25-year-old Scott Michael Smith escaped from the work cr

KATU.COM - 2018-03-23 11:09:04

Pedestrian killed in Swan Island crash

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in North Portland early Friday. The name of the victim was not immediately released. The driver, who was not immediately identified, remained on the scene. The death is at least the ninth fatal crash in Portland in 2018. Six people had been killed o

PORTLAND TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

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

Man accused of assault at Vancouver park after Pokemon Go game battle

Two men said they were assaulted by a suspect who was upset over the outcome of a Pokemon Go game battle in Vancouver. Stephen Jolly, 59, was arraigned Thursday on charges of second-degree assault with a deadly weapon and third-degree malicious mischief. Andrew Otton and Grayson Hagstrom told FOX 12

KPTV.COM - 2018-03-23 05:20:00

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


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


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

Some drug dealers shouldn't get such harsh sentences, Oregon Supreme Court says

An Oregon Supreme Court ruling Thursday made it tougher for prosecutors to lock up lower-level drug dealers and could halve the time some of them stay in prison. The high court found that a strategy used by prosecutors to get stiffer sentences -- proving dealers "intended" to sell drugs even if they

OREGONIAN - 2018-03-23 00:36:18

Inmate on lam after stealing truck while working on NE Portland cleanup crew: authorities

An inmate is on the lam after stealing a government vehicle while working as part of a cleanup crew in Northeast Portland, officials say. Scott M. Smith, 25, of Portland is accused of stealing an Oregon Department of Transportation truck during a cleanup operation near the 9400 block of Hancock Driv

OREGONIAN - 2018-03-22 20:12:29