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Substation Fire has burned nearly 80,000 acres, now 82 percent contained

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The Substation Fire, the top priority wildfire in the country, has grown to 80,000 acres and is 82 percent contained, fire officials said Saturday morning. 

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Police: Woman's body found in N. Portland, man arrested on murder charge

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A woman's body was found in north Portland Friday and a man has been arrested in the investigation of her murder, police said Saturday.  

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Firefighters compare Substation, Eagle Creek fires: 'Both explosive'

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The Eagle Creek Fire burned nearly 50,000 acres, while the Substation fire is currently burning at 80,000 acres.

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Cooling centers open as heat advisory issued for metro area

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Cooling centers will open throughout the metro area as the National Weather Service issues a heat advisory.

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Police: Gunman arrested, one woman dead after standoff at Los Angeles Trader Joe's

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The suspect allegedly shot his grandmother and another woman at his grandmother's home before fleeing in a Toyota Camry, sources said. He was taken into custody after an hours-long standoff.

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Police: Suspect arrested after report of shots fired into woods in SE Portland

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A suspect was arrested after a report of shots fired into a wooded area in southeast Portland, according to police. 

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FBI releases Carter Page surveillance warrant documents

The FBI on Saturday released a redacted version of its previously classified foreign surveillance warrant application on Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page, which has been the subject of a heated partisan... More>>

Police investigating ‘large, heavy’ chain strung across Springwater Trail in SE Portland

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Police are investigating after a “large and heavy” chain was strung up spanning the width of the Springwater Corridor Trail in southeast Portland. 

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People come together - with some shaving their heads – at Randall Children’s Hospital

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Two events celebrated life Saturday at Randall Children’s Hospital.

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Firefighters work through the night to contain 3-acre brush fire near Sherwood

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The fire on the 22000 block of Southwest Kruger Road started when a tree limb fell onto a power line, with sparks then igniting the grass below.

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Missing 13-year-old Gresham girl found safe

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Officers said Jamya Smith ran away from home Tuesday. An alert was put out by police Thursday.  

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Two people die in three-wheeled motorcycle crash in NE Oregon

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Oregon State Police say two people have died in a three-wheeled motorcycle crash in northeastern Oregon.

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Gov. Brown invokes emergency declaration as fires rage in SW Oregon

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has invoked the Emergency Conflagration Act allowing state officials to mobilize additional workers to battle a combination of blazes in a southwestern part of the state.

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Police respond to shots fire in N. Portland, no suspects found

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Officers responded to a report of a shooting Friday night in north Portland, but suspects were not located, police said.  

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Missing Gresham woman in need of epilepsy medication found safe

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A 59-year-old woman in need of epilepsy medication reported missing in Gresham has been located. 

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Firefighters respond to 2-alarm brush fire near Sherwood

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Firefighters Friday night responded to a brush and grass fire near an orchard outside Sherwood.

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Farmers hit hard by Substation fire as it’s wiping out crops

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The Substation Fire just east of The Dalles is having a major impact on farmers as it’s burning 70,000 acres and destroying crops.

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Gov. Brown, state senators seek emergency aid for wheat farmers

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Updated: Jul 20, 2018 09:32 PM

The more than 70,000-acre fire is burning through wheat, grass and brush, causing “untold damage” to Oregon’s farmers, the letter says.

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Man dies after jumping from burning apartment on Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy

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Updated: Jul 20, 2018 11:16 PM

A man in his mid-50s died Friday after jumping from a three-story apartment complex on Southwest-Hillsdale Highway.

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'It's their livelihood': Local family worried for relatives near the Substation Fire, family staying put

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FOX 12 talked to the woman who grew up in Moro and shared before and after pictures of the Substation Fire. Vicki Blaylock lives in the Portland area now but she graduated from high school in Moro, the very building that's now the command post for the fire. Her parents are still in Moro, they’re farmers half a mile outside of town, and her brother and nephew live there too. She said they've all been in the Level 3 evacuation zone but won't leave.

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Drunk woman who caused deadly Clackamas Co. crash gets 7 years

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Updated: Jul 20, 2018 07:13 PM

Vasilissa Kuzmin last month pleaded guilty to manslaughter and DUII.

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Mother, who lost her daughter, hears her daughter's heartbeat for the first time after being donated

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Two women shared an overwhelmingly emotional moment today in downtown Portland for the first time, a mother who lost her daughter to suicide, heard her daughter's heartbeat. That's because her daughter's heart was donated to a woman who had one week to live. At OHSU, the gift of life reverberated today.

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Man convicted of murdering Haruka Weiser of Portland at University of Texas

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Investigators said Haruka Weiser of Portland was walking back to her dorm at the University of Texas when she was attacked and killed by Meechaiel Criner.

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Police ID 74-year-old woman killed in Tualatin; son accused of murder

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Wendy Jane Henson had been assaulted in her home, according to police. She was taken to the hospital, but was later pronounced dead as a result of those injuries.

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Portland food cart owner who sprayed woman with hot sauce to pay $1000

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A Portland food cart owner has agreed to pay up for spraying a customer with hot sauce during a heated exchange.

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Two young adults from Oregon selected for Giffords Courage Fellowship

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In an effort to end gun violence in the U.S., former Congresswoman Gabriel Giffords is bringing together students and young people from across the country to join the discussion. It’s part of the Giffords Courage Fellowship that will bring 28 young people to the nation’s capital. Two of those joining the conversation are from Oregon.

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Report: Clark Co. deputy fired because of 'Proud Boys' apparel

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The Clark County Sheriff's Office has fired a deputy who was photographed wearing apparel affiliated with the Proud Boys, a far-right group known for white nationalist rhetoric.

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  • Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members

    Survivor recounts boat accident that killed 9 family members

    Sunday, July 22 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-07-22 13:46:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People pray outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). People pray outside Ride the Ducks, an amphibious tour operator involved in a boating accident on Table Rock Lake, Friday, July 20, 2018 in Branson, Mo.
    More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely wouldn't have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up.More >
    More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely wouldn't have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up.More >
  • Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

    Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

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    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). A man looks at an idled duck boat in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in several deaths on Table Rock Lake.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). A man looks at an idled duck boat in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in several deaths on Table Rock Lake.
    A private inspector says he warned the company operating duck boats in Missouri about serious design flaws, less than a year before the accident that killed 17 people.More >
    A private inspector says he warned the company operating duck boats in Missouri about serious design flaws, less than a year before the accident that killed 17 people.More >
  • Trump was taped talking of paying for Playboy model's story

    Trump was taped talking of paying for Playboy model's story

    Sunday, July 22 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-07-22 13:45:16 GMT
    The New York Times says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded him discussing payments to an ex-Playboy model who said she had had an affair with him.More >
    The New York Times says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer secretly recorded him discussing payments to an ex-Playboy model who said she had had an affair with him.More >

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