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Gun violence issues bring concerns to N and NE Portland residents

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A violent spring in north and northeast Portland has brought up familiar questions and concerns about the city’s ongoing issues with gun violence.In a two-week span in the middle of March, the Portland Police Bureau’s Gang Enforcement Team investigated a dozen different shootings in north and northeast Portland.

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Thief swipes purse at Lake Oswego dog park; spends $7,000 in 40 minutes

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A woman says her credit cards were swiped and her car window smashed while she was playing with her dog at a Lake Oswego dog park Tuesday. 

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Deputies ID man killed, woman hurt in Benton Co. shooting

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Deputies have identified a man found dead at a Benton County home Monday.

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Thieves caught on camera stealing items from porch in NE Portland

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Two thieves were caught on camera creeping onto a porch and leaving with items that aren’t theirs. 

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Judges fetch Rose Festival's first-ever ‘Canine Grand Marshal’

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Friendly, frisky, chubby and cheeky–dogs of all shapes, sizes, ages and breeds gathered at Heathman hotel in downtown Portland Wednesday night, hoping for a chance at canine royalty. 

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OHA issues Detroit Lake blue-green algae advisory ahead of Memorial Day weekend

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The Oregon Health Authority issued a health advisory Wednesday for Detroit Lake as officials detected levels of blue-green algae in the water. FOX 12 spent the evening at the lake speaking with folks on how this might impact them on Memorial Day weekend. The water was ripe with folks thirsty for adventure.

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Man in officer-involved shooting after ramming into patrol cars in Salem sentenced

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A man involved in an officer-involved shooting after ramming into police cars will be spending more than 13 years in prison. Roy Devoursney pleaded guilty to first and second-degree assault, two counts of hit and run and DUII charges on Wednesday.

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Suit: Bend caterer's meal caused child's allergic reaction

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A man is suing a Bend-based catering company after his 4-year-old son suffered a severe allergic reaction to wheat from eating a meal labeled gluten-free.

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Police: Two men arrested during search warrant in Gresham and Clackamas Co.

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Portland police seized multiple guns after serving a search warrant at a home in Gresham and Clackamas County. Around 5 a.m. on Wednesday, police along with East Metro County SWAT conducted a search warrant at a home in the 1000 block of Northeast 173rd Avenue and arrested Ervan Herring, 43. The Clackamas County SWAT also arrested Michael Herring, 43, during a search warrant at a home in the 16300 block of Southeast 135th Avenue.

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Second man facing murder charge in deadly SE Portland shooting last year

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A second man now faces charges in a deadly shooting that occurred in southeast Portland last year.

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Man pleads guilty to assault of couple at Poet's Beach

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A man pleaded guilty to attacking a couple on a beach along the Willamette River on Wednesday. Jonathan Rance pleaded guilty to second-degree assault and two counts of unlawful use of a weapon. Back in July, a couple was walking along poet's beach when police said Rance got angry that they had their dog off leash.

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ACLU asks judge to throw out lawsuit against Dallas School District over transgender policy

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The American Civil Liberties Union appeared in federal court on Wednesday to ask a judge to throw out a lawsuit against a Dallas School District. The lawsuit was brought by a group called “Parents for Privacy" over transgender policies back in Nov. 2017.  In Oregon, the Dallas School District allows students to use the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity.

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Man found dead, woman shot at Benton Co. home

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A man is dead, a woman is hurt and two suspects are in custody, one of them facing attempted murder charges, after a shooting at Benton County home Monday, according to the sheriff’s office.

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Police investigate stabbing near Gateway Transit Center; 1 man hurt

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Portland police say a man was hurt after someone assaulted him with a knife in the 9800 block of East Burnside Street.

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NTSB: Pilot reported problems before crash-landing near Hillsboro

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The National Transportation Safety Board says a pilot who was seriously hurt after he crash-landed just outside Hillsboro last month reported problems with his plane minutes before the crash occurred. 

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Health advisory issued for Detroit Lake due to blue-green algae, toxins

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The Oregon Health Authority announced the health advisory Wednesday for Detroit Lake, stating the toxin concentrations can be harmful to humans and animals.

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Despite rise in offenses, TriMet leaders confident in safety

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Offenses on TriMet trains and buses increased in a year's span, according to the organization's annual crime report for 2017. 

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Optimistic economic projections for Oregon could lead to another ‘kicker’ for taxpayers

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A forecast from Oregon's state economist predicts strong economic growth and low unemployment will drive roughly $752 million more to state coffers than 2017 estimates predicted, triggering automatic kickbacks to taxpayers and schools.

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Three arrested in connection to drive-by shooting in Vancouver, no injuries reported

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Three people were arrested in connection to a drive-by shooting that happened Tuesday afternoon, according to the Vancouver Police Department.

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Wife of man killed by Portland police files federal lawsuit

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The wife of a man fatally shot by police inside a Portland homeless shelter has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city and the officers who fired. 

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Police: One person injured in SE Portland shooting

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Police are investigating a shooting that injured one person in southeast Portland early Wednesday morning. 

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On the Go with Joe at Multnomah County Fair

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An annual event at a beloved Portland amusement park is back Memorial Day Weekend: the Multnomah County Fair. 

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Deputies: Suspect in custody after short pursuit, search in SW Portland

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Deputies have taken a suspect into custody after he led them on chase through southwest Portland Wednesday morning.

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Portland police: Missing 11-year-old boy found safe

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An 11-year-old boy that reported missing has been found safe, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

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Police: Stolen phone found during SE Portland investigation returned to owner

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A stolen phone that was found during an investigation in southeast Portland has been returned to the owner, according to police.

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Clark County deputies looking for endangered missing man

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The Clark County Sheriff’s Office says the 56-year-old man was last seen in the area north of Lewisville Park, near the intersection of Charter Oak Road and Northeast 279th Street. 

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No lifeguards for Poet's Beach this summer

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The city of Portland won’t hire lifeguards to staff Poet’s Beach this summer.

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PSU student found critically injured near Amtrak train tracks in California

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Aaron Salazar, 22, was on his way back to Portland on May 15 from visiting family in Colorado and was found unconscious with multiple injuries. 

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Eyes on the ride: Surveillance cameras coming to Portland Streetcar

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Portland Streetcar riders will soon have an extra pair of eyes on them. That's because every streetcar in Portland is getting outfitted with security cameras. 

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Police: Hit-and-run suspect arrested after standoff in Tualatin

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A hit-and-run suspect barricaded himself in his car as police tried to negotiate with him Tuesday evening.

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Widmer Brothers Brewing teams with Firefox to create new beer

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Widmer Brothers Brewery invited customers to try its new “Open Sourcery” Tropical IPA on Tuesday. Teaming with Firefox, the brewery sent an online survey to beer lovers asking what they wanted in a beer. 

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District will reassign principal after anti-gay discrimination allegations at North Bend High School

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District officials Tuesday said they will reassign North Bend High School principal Bill Lucero after a state investigation revealed pervasive anti-gay discrimination at the school. 

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Police: Man caught on camera stealing inside Fred Meyer

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A man was caught on camera stealing items from a Fred Meyer while a police officer was inside. Scott McCoy, 33, was inside a Fred Meyer in Gresham around 9 p.m. on Saturday as an officer was taking a separate theft report in the security office of the grocery store.

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Columbia Gorge express bus to Hood River begins service Memorial Day weekend

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The Columbia Gorge Express bus begins its third year on Friday. The Oregon Department of Transportation announced the start of its service that will now go as far east as Hood River and operate seven days a week, year-round.

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Oregon man guilty of killing wife on Valentine's Day 2017

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Jurors have convicted a 34-year-old Oregon man of murdering his estranged wife on Valentine's Day 2017.

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Police ID woman shot, killed in downtown Portland; suspect arrested

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A 33-year-old woman was arrested after police say she shot and killed another woman in downtown Portland Monday evening.

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Crews battle ‘out of control’ brush fire threatening homes in St. Helens area

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Columbia River Fire & Rescue reported the fire was “out of control” and threatening 11 homes near Pittsburg and Gensman Road.

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AMR River Rescue preparing, training for summer lifeguard season

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With summer-like temperatures gracing the northwest Tuesday afternoon, lifeguards with AMR’s River Rescue were able to get out on the water. As part of their two-week training program before the summer season begins about two dozen men and women were out practicing lifesaving skills at High Rocks Park in Gladstone.

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Gresham police searching for bank robber with sweet tooth

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Gresham police are searching for a bank robber with an apparent sweet tooth.

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Boy, 13, threatens to shoot Woodburn classmates on Snapchat

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A 13-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday after police say he threatened to shoot five students at his Woodburn middle school.

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Woman who shot abortion doctor, firebombed Oregon clinics moved to halfway house

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An anti-abortion activist who shot and wounded a Kansas abortion provider and firebombed clinics in Oregon and elsewhere has been released from prison to a halfway house to finish her sentence.

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Wrong-way driver, 3 teens die in fiery I-5 crash in Douglas Co.

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Troopers say three southern Oregon teens died in a fiery collision Saturday after a driver turned against the flow of traffic on Interstate 5 and crashed into their SUV in Douglas County.

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Father indicted after authorities find baby in Oregon woods

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The father of a 1-year-old boy who was left in the woods of central Oregon has been indicted on six criminal charges.

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Schools offer support to Marylhurst University students after closure announcement

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More than 20 colleges and universities have offered support to Marylhurst University students after administrators announced the school would close by the end of the year. 

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    (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken). Culinary Union members file into a university arena to vote on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas.  A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately aff...(AP Photo/Isaac Brekken). Culinary Union members file into a university arena to vote on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas. A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately aff...
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    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this July 10, 1999, file photo, the United States' Brandi Chastain celebrates by taking off her jersey after kicking in the game-winning goal in a penalty shootout against China in the FIFA Women's World Cup ...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this July 10, 1999, file photo, the United States' Brandi Chastain celebrates by taking off her jersey after kicking in the game-winning goal in a penalty shootout against China in the FIFA Women's World Cup ...
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