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Vehicle window shot out near Canby, bullet barely misses driver’s head

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Investigators said this is the fifth time a vehicle has been hit by gunfire in the area over the last two months.  

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Family, girlfriend rally around Gresham man accused of killing 1-year-old boy

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Shalondre Adams, 21, appeared in court Monday, charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend’s 13-month-old son, Dominick Smith.

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Oregon lawmaker calls for sweeping forest management reforms after Eagle Creek Fire

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As the work begins to assess the damage done to the Columbia River Gorge by the Eagle Creek Fire, conversations are beginning about what should be done to repair that damage. 

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Police investigating assault of custodian outside Salem elementary school

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Police are looking into an assault at a Salem elementary school after they said a custodian was attacked by a group of people in the parking lot.

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Blazers, Ducks weigh in on protest controversy

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson & C Justin Britt walk to the field with arms linked after the national anthem had been played before the game between the Seahawks and the Tennessee Titans Sept. 24, 2017, in Nashville. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski) Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson & C Justin Britt walk to the field with arms linked after the national anthem had been played before the game between the Seahawks and the Tennessee Titans Sept. 24, 2017, in Nashville. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
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While the focus at Blazers media day was on the upcoming season, players and coaches also took time to throw support behind the protests on sidelines making headlines across the country.

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Marshals: Wanted North Carolina suspect arrested after running from Portland restaurant

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A wanted suspect from North Carolina was arrested after leaving the Original Hotcake House in southeast Portland and hiding in a nearby neighborhood, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.

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Blazers looking ahead to a tough Western Conf. during media day

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On the eve of training camp, the Portland Trail Blazers tipped off the new season with an annual rite of passage Monday, media day at the Moda Center.

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Man who survived fiery crash on I-5 near Albany shares story for first time

TJ Shaw recovering at the Oregon Burn Center Monday. (KPTV) TJ Shaw recovering at the Oregon Burn Center Monday. (KPTV)
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He survived a fiery crash along I-5 thanks to a brave man who pulled him from the flames, and now, TJ Shaw is sharing his incredible story for the first time with FOX 12.

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Oregon Parks and Rec reopens 4 parks closed by Eagle Creek Fire

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Four state parks reopened in the scenic Columbia River Gorge after being shut down because of the Eagle Creek Fire.

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Runner accused of stealing truck, hitting woman during Hood to Coast appears in court

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A Hood to Coast runner accused of stealing a vehicle, hitting another racer while she was sleeping, dragging her across a field and then taking off made his first appearance in court Monday.

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Las Vegas couple brought to Cowlitz Co. to face charges in major fraud case

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Neeraj Kohli, 39, and Shweta Kohli, 36, are accused of defrauding victims across the country out of more than $400,000.

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Lane Co. 77-year-old accused of shoplifting cold sore medicine, returning for cash

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A 74-year-old man from Lane County was arrested Friday following a two-month investigation into cases of shoplifting and forgery that started with a traffic stop.

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Sewage overflow into Columbia Slough in NE Portland caused by grease-blocked pipes

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Around 10,000 gallons of sewage overflowed into the Columbia Slough in northeast Portland due to pipes blocked by grease.

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Sheriff: Seasonal firefighter stole pickup from Kalama fire station as crews battled wildfire

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Rian Tyler Struckman, 39, was arrested Saturday and booked in to the Cowlitz County Jail on charges of burglary, trafficking of stolen property, theft of a motor vehicle and driving with a suspended license.

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Tigard police K-9 tracks down car prowl suspects in Bull Mountain area

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A Tigard Police Department K-9 officer tracked down two people in the Bull Mountain area early Monday morning suspected stealing items from unlocked vehicles.

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Portland police: Driver who hit blind man in deadly crash arrested

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The driver of a car that hit and killed a blind man in north Portland Monday morning has been arrested, police said. 

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Reed College students boycott classes, demand outreach to marginalized communities

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Reed College students were protesting racism on campus Monday, skipping classes as part of a day-long boycott.

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Vancouver police arrest teen in voyeurism hacking case

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Police in Vancouver arrested a 17-year-old Friday after an investigation into a reported hacking and distribution of nude photos of a female high school student.

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On the Go with Joe at Serving Up Style

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A celebration of a century of style in downtown Portland kicked off Saturday night at a special event benefiting the fight against lupus.

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SUV hits Portland police patrol car, two men taken into custody after search in swamp

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Two men were taken into custody by officers after an SUV hit a Portland police patrol car and led police on a pursuit that ended at a swamp Monday morning. 

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Gov. Brown announces intent to seek re-election

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced Monday that she intends to run for re-election.  

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Police searching for driver who ran into E. Portland pole, eluded officers

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Police are looking for a suspect after a car crashed into a pole in east Portland and its driver fled the scene early Monday morning. 

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North Portland businesses team up, hold fundraising day to support Columbia River Gorge

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Several businesses along Portland’s North Mississippi Avenue are doing their part to help recovery efforts in the Columbia River Gorge as the Eagle Creek Fire has ravaged the area. 

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Deputies: Two killed in Polk Co. crash

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Two people died in a crash just north of Monmouth, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

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Republicans make desperate bid to save health care bill Video included

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Republican Sen. Susan Collins says she finds it "very difficult" to envision backing the last-chance GOP bill repealing the Obama health care law.

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Football fans speak out after NFL players protest

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Football fans around Portland had strong opinions Sunday following many NFL players' decisions to stand, kneel or stay in the locker room during the national anthem.

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Firefighters race up 40 flights to raise money for cystic fibrosis research

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Firefighters from all over the country raced to the top of the U.S. Bancorp Tower to help fight against cystic fibrosis.

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Security cameras catch images of suspect in Portland hardware store theft

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Portland police are investigating a robbery after a suspect was caught on camera stealing from a local hardware store.

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Korean cyclist back on track after having bike stolen in Portland

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A Korean cyclist who was helped by the Portland bike community shared an update from his journey Sunday.

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FOX 12 Weather Blog

After a wet and wild weather week, FOX 12 Chief Meteorologist Mark Nelsen says we should expect a dry end to September in his latest post on the FOX 12 Weather Blog.

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‘Distinguished gentleman’ ride in Portland for men’s health

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Motorcyclists in Portland and around the world were riding in dapper duds for a cause Sunday as thousands of distinguished gentlemen got on their bikes for men’s health.

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