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Portland City Council approves 20 mph speed limit on residential streets

The Portland City Council unanimously approved a plan to lower speed limits to 20 mph on thousands of miles of city streets. The council voted Wednesday to reduce speed limits on non-arterial residential streets, which comprise about 70 percent of the city's street grid. The emergency ordinance take

OREGONIAN - 2018-01-17 19:23:00

Court documents: Man was driving drunk when he crashed into patrol cars, injuring officers

Court documents say the man who crashed into two Portland police patrol cars at the Interstate Bridge Saturday morning was driving drunk. The crash was reported early last Saturday morning, as two Portland police officers were responding to a report of a stalled vehicle in the northbound lanes. They

KATU.COM - 2018-01-17 13:49:35

NEW DETAILS / WEATHER: Flood Warning, significant surf, beach erosion

The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a Coastal Flood Warning that remains in effect from midnight Wednesday, Jan. 17, to midnight Thursday, Jan. 18. This warning includes significant surf and beach erosion likely through Thursday, Jan. 18. A 25 to 30 foot swell train will reach the co

THE NEWS GUARD - 2018-01-17 14:30:00

Rapist who ran from victim's home, was chased down by victim's dad, gets 20 years

A 29-year-old stranger who raped a 23-year-old woman in her Northeast Portland apartment last year was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison. Portland police were able to identify defendant Sean Leon Lacy Jr. from the get-go -- thanks to the woman's father and an acquaintance. They chased Lacy

OREGONIAN - 2018-01-17 19:25:53

Sweet rides at 2018 Portland International Auto Show

The automotive industry is rapidly changing. Reflecting that, the 2018 Portland International Auto Show is focused on technology, connectivity, electrification and performance. There are more Ride & Drive opportunities, more activities, more hands-on demonstrations, and more new cars than ever at t

PORTLAND TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Fentanyl fuels concerns over police drug tests in the field

PORTLAND, Ore. -- In a move to protect police and their families from exposure to dangerous drugs, Oregon State Police will no longer use traditional field tests. The OSP Superintendent, Travis Hampton, sent out an email notifying troopers in the field back in October. For years, when troopers have

KGW - 2018-01-18 02:10:12

Second suspect wanted for Christmas Eve burglary and arson in Hockinson arrested after standoff

The second suspect in a Christmas Eve burglary and arson in Hockinson was arrested Tuesday night following an hours-long standoff with law enforcement in the St. Johns neighborhood of Portland. Daniel L. Cronin, 35, is being housed at Multnomah County Jail on two warrants for his arrest, according

COLUMBIAN - 2018-01-17 15:27:00

Kalama Harbor Lodge reservations fill up through the summer

It doesn't open for another three months, but reservations for the new McMenamins Kalama Harbor Lodge already are filling up. The new Hawaiian-themed restaurant and lodge will open April 20. "We started reservations on Tuesday (Jan. 9) and had a full day of people calling and doing online reservatio

LONGVIEW DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 07:00:00

Man accused of torching apartment with children inside convicted of attempted murder

A man accused of setting fire to an apartment with two young children inside has been convicted of attempted murder and arson. A Sacramento County jury on Thursday found 57-year-old Richard Galindo guilty of one count of attempted murder with willful premeditation and deliberation, five counts of as

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-16 22:37:00

Sheriff's Department Searching for Missing 82-Year-Old Woman

UPDATE: Hoa Tran has been located and was transported home by sheriff's deputies. SACRAMENTO - The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help locating a missing 82-year-old woman. Hoa Tran was reported missing after she walked away from her home. She was last seen about

FOX40 - 2018-01-18 05:31:17

Probation, jail time imposed for 2015 death of tow-truck driver

WOODLAND - At the sentencing hearing for the man convicted in the hit-and-run death of a tow-truck driver on a West Sacramento freeway, family members recalled the victim's many roles: husband, son, brother and friend to many. But Michael "Mikey" Bower's most cherished title was that of father to hi

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-17 01:50:38

Suspect in California deputies' deaths removed from court

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A suspect standing trial in the slayings of two Northern California deputies was briefly removed from a courtroom Wednesday after his latest outburst threatening jurors and police. Luis Enrique Monroy Bracamontes began shouting profane threats in English and Spanish moments

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-01-17 22:26:13

Delta Tunnels Hearings for Jan. 18 through Feb. 1 are cancelled!

The California Water Fix hearing team at the State Water Resources Control Board in Sacramento just announced that the Delta Tunnels project hearing days scheduled for January 18 through February 1, 2018, are cancelled. They cancelled the evidentiary hearings "to give the hearing officers time to re

DAILY KOS - 2018-01-17 23:59:59

Police chase starts near McKnight Way, ends in Placer county with arrest

Paul Wesley Dempster A Grass Valley man accused of fleeing from police, reaching speeds of 110 mph at some points, remained Wednesday in the Nevada County Jail on evasion and drug charges, authorities said. Paul Wesley Dempster, 33, is charged with evading police, prohibited use of a police scanner,

UNION - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

California wanted to bridge the digital divide but left rural areas behind. Now that's about to change

Until a few years ago, most students in Winters - a farming community of 7,000 west of Sacramento - did not have computers at home. So the city's then-mayor, Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, pushed for a program that enabled the school district's sixth-graders to check out laptops along with their textbooks. T

LA TIMES - 2018-01-18 08:05:00

Advocates Preparing For Large ICE Raid In California

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) - Immigration advocates are bracing for a sweeping raid by ICE agents across Northern California, targeting undocumented immigrants. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents will target California for its "so-called" sanctuary state status in what could be the biggest enforcemen

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-17 23:26:33

Kansas City, KS woman dies in Westwood crash - KCTV5

A 67-year-old Kansas City, KS woman has died after a wreck Wednesday morning in Westwood. Police said the woman was found about 6 a.m. in her car north of the KU Dialysis center, 4720 Rainbow Blvd. Officers said the car appeared to have come from the area of the dialysis center parking lot, across t

KCTV 5 - 2018-01-17 21:45:00

1 arrested, 1 on the loose following police pursuit that stretched from Kansas City to KCK

Police in Kansas City have one man in custody, but are looking for at least one more person following a chase that ended up in Kansas City, KS. Around 8:30 p.m., police began to chase at least two people in a car who were wanted in a strong armed robbery that happened just north of Barry Road on Nor

KCTV 5 - 2018-01-18 06:02:00

City health department offering free lead paint removal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City, Missouri Health Department is offering free services to rid homes of lead paint. More than half of the homes in Kansas City, Missouri were built before 1978, which means there's a higher chance they have lead paint. The home the health department took 41 Action Ne

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-18 00:15:08

Fighting sex trafficking in Kansas City

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month, and Restoration House is dedicated to helping victims of sex trafficking in Kansas City. Executive Director September Trible sat down with 41 Action News Anchor Richard Sharp to discuss how prevalent the problem is in Kansas City an

KSHB.COM - 2018-01-17 18:33:20