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New York explosion: 4 injured, 1 in custody after blast at Port Authority bus station

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The New York Police Department is responding to reports of an explosion in New York City. The origin and cause of the reported explosion are still unknown.

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Strong Gorge wind gusts blow around Vista House visitors, knock over trees

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Strong winds continued to whip through parts of eastern Multnomah County Sunday, damaging homes, trees, and cars and leaving some residents without power.

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Woman hospitalized after tree falls on home in Corbett

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A woman was injured late Sunday night after she was impaled by a branch of a tree that fell on a house in Corbett. 

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Irate passenger threatens to 'kill everyone on flight'

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Scary moments on-board a Southwest Airlines flight from Portland to Sacramento Saturday. Video taken by another passenger and shared with Fox 12 shows an irate passenger threatening to “kill everyone on the plane”. 

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New evacuations as huge Southern California fire flares up Video included

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A major flare-up on the western edge of Southern California's largest and most destructive wildfire has sent residents fleeing as flames churned through canyons and down hillsides toward coastal towns. More>>

Friends and strangers come together to help Vancouver cancer patient fix up home

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A Vancouver man facing a diagnosis of stage-four liver and colon cancer had improvements made to his home Sunday thanks to a fix-it party held by friends and strangers.

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Ducks hold final practice in Eugene before heading to Las Vegas

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Day Three on the job was practice number two and the last in Eugene this season for the Oregon Ducks under new head coach Mario Cristobal.

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Woman dies following early-morning house fire in Salem

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One woman is dead following an early morning house fire in Salem Sunday.

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Late push by the Seahawks comes up short as Seattle falls to Jacksonville 30-24

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Aaron Colvin, left, stops Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson who was diving for yardage during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Aaron Colvin, left, stops Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson who was diving for yardage during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
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Blake Bortles threw two perfect passes for touchdowns, Jaydon Mickens set up another score with a 72-yard punt return and the Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Seattle Seahawks 30-24 Sunday.

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Multnomah County opening shelters as overnight temperatures go below freezing

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With the wind chill expected to be well below freezing Sunday night, Multnomah County officials announced they are opening shelters for the first time for the season.

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Deputies investigating pair of morning robberies in Clark County

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Deputies in Clark County are investigating a pair of robberies with a half-hour that happened Sunday morning at two convenience stores less than five miles from each other.

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High winds cause power outages in eastern Multnomah County

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High winds coming from the Columbia River Gorge Sunday have caused power outages for residents in the eastern part of Multnomah County for the fourth day in a row.

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Deputies: Man crashes truck into Lebanon home

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Linn County Deputies said a drunk driver was arrested after driving into a house in Lebanon.

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Deputies: Man accused of kidnapping woman, child

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Marion County Deputies arrested a Salem man who they say kidnapped a woman and her child.

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Neighbors warn of package thefts in NW Portland

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Neighbors in Northwest Portland say package thieves are targeting their homes.

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Lake Oswego man with MS pleads for help locating his lost companion dog

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A Lake Oswego family is pleading for the public’s help. Craig Ackerson says his small companion dog, Lucy, is everything to him and the family says they’re running out of time to find her.

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Beaverton Severe Weather Shelter opening due to colder temps

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As the temperatures drop this weekend, the City of Beaverton is opening its Severe Weather Shelter. 

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Police: 21-year-old man arrested during protest, counter-protest in downtown Portland

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One person was arrested Saturday during a protest, counter-protest, and march in downtown Portland. 

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Thousands of toys donated to Randall Children's Hospital during 'Angels on Wheels Toy Run'

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Classic cars owners helped out children in need during their annual toy run on Saturday. 

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Lan Su Chinese Garden offering free admission with donation to Oregon Food Bank

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Portlanders can enjoy a beautiful garden while helping out the Oregon Food Bank. 

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Powerlifters raise money for Doernbecher Children's Hospital

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People came from around the country to help raise money for Doernbecher Children's Hospital at a unique event. 

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Oregon Ducks have first bowl practice under new head coach Mario Cristobal

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After one season as offensive line coach at the University of Oregon under Willie Taggart, Mario Cristobal earned the promotion to head coach and a five-year contract set to pay him $2.5 million annually. 

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Linfield College hosts 'Stuff the Bus' event to help local community

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Linfield College students helped collect food and raise money to help the local community. 

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'It's a miracle': Lyons mother recounts son's near-death experience

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A mother in Lyons has a message days after her teenage son survived a head-on crash with a log truck on Highway 226.

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Tractor-trailer overturns off I-84 in Corbett due to strong winds

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Most people have noticed how windy it’s been for the last few days. In some areas though, gusts are causing big issues. 

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Registered sex offender arrested again, faces new sex abuse charges

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A registered sex offender was arrested again and is now facing 27 new charges. 

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Local business helps Sellwood Boy Scouts after Christmas tree lot robbery

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After Boy Scouts were the victims of a heartless crime for the second year in a row, a local company has stepped up to help the kids recover.

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Keizer police looking for suspect in string of coffee stand break-ins

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Keizer Police say they are looking for a transient man believed to be behind several coffee shop break-ins on River Road.

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Portland police arrest 3 in connection with November robbery and shooting

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Portland police said three people suspected in connection with a November robbery and shooting were arrested over the last three days.

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Mario Cristobal welcomed as new Oregon Ducks head coach

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The Oregon Ducks didn’t have to look far for their next head football coach as the interim title was removed from Mario Cristobal Friday when was named the new top man in Eugene.

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Hillsboro High School adopts 9-year-old boy as new ‘Sparrow’

Nathan Julian surrounded by his family at Hillsboro High School Friday. Nathan Julian surrounded by his family at Hillsboro High School Friday.
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A 9-year-old boy who is battling for his health is getting some extra support this year, through a partnership with Sparrow Clubs and Hillsboro High School. 

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Coffee Creek inmate who ran away from work crew caught in Tualatin

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Tualatin police arrested an inmate who ran away from a Coffee Creek Correctional Facility work crew on Monday. 

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Psychologist’s report: MAX stabbing suspect said he was ‘on autopilot’ during deadly attack

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The man accused in the deadly MAX stabbing attack in May claimed he was on “auto-pilot” during the incident due to past trauma in prison, according to a report by a Washington psychologist.

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Blazers say Nurkic out of Saturday's game against Houston due to ankle injury

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Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic has been ruled out of Saturday's game against the Houston Rockets with an ankle injury. 

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Judge, a favorite otter at the Oregon Coast Aquarium, dies

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Judge, a crowd-pleasing otter who played hide-and-seek with visitors, has died at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. He was 17. 

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Nearly two dozen officers respond to reported assault in SE Portland, find no evidence of incident

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A call to Portland police’s non-emergency line sent roughly two dozen patrol units to southeast Portland Friday morning. 

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Portland grandmother’s home destroyed by suspected impaired driver

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Candice Kiel’s immediately awoke with thoughts of an earthquake when her bedroom door busted open early Friday morning.

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Boy Scout troop's tree lot burglarized in Sellwood

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For the second year in a row, a Portland Boy Scout troop’s tree lot was burglarized.

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On the Go with Joe at Winter Wonderland

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Not only is the Portland International Raceway somewhere that hosts events for cars and runners, it also brings holiday cheer this time of year. 

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Fallen tree, power lines trap Corbett woman on Historic Columbia River Highway

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A Corbett woman says she was trapped in her car surrounded by power lines on the Historic Columbia River Highway Thursday after a tree came crashing down. 

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Cowlitz Co. detectives seek new information about 2016 Woodland homicide

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Cowlitz County detectives are hoping to find the killers of a 62-year-old man who was found murdered in his burning home last November. 

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Two men arrested after drugs, $444K found during traffic stop in Klamath Co.

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Two men were arrested early Monday morning in Klamath County after an Oregon State Police Trooper found drugs and a large amount of money inside their vehicle.

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Portland Trail Blazers spread holiday cheer at Doernbecher Children's Hospital

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Portland Trail Blazers players and coaches paid a visit to OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital on Thursday. 

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Rallies held around Portland over proposed FCC net neutrality changes

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There were several protests around the country and the Portland metro area Thursday over plans to roll back federal communications regulations, which opponents say could threaten net neutrality.

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Randall Children's Hospital patients get special Toy Drive delivery

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Christmas came early for some kids at Randall Children's Hospital Thursday as FOX 12's Shauna Parsons and Tony Martinez paid them a visit as part of the FOX 12-Les Schwab Tires Centers Toy Drive.

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Portland State University student being praised for her good deed

Portland State University student Madison Cato is being commended for her honesty after returning a wallet filled with cash to a fellow flyer from Phoenix who left it on an earlier flight. (KPTV) Portland State University student Madison Cato is being commended for her honesty after returning a wallet filled with cash to a fellow flyer from Phoenix who left it on an earlier flight. (KPTV)
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If you found a stranger’s wallet, loaded with cash, what would you do? A Portland State University student is being praised for her honesty after finding herself in just that situation.

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Escaped Coffee Creek inmate seen in Tualatin

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A woman who escaped from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville has been spotted, but she still hasn't been caught.

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Mosier residents wary of Trump decision to roll back oil train safety plans

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A decision from the federal government connected to train oil cars isn’t sitting very well with people in the Columbia River Gorge. 

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Two burglary suspects arrested after security app alerts Marion Co. homeowner

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A man and a woman were arrested Thursday morning after they attempted to break into a Marion County home. 

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Former Reynolds substitute teacher facing sex abuse charges, district facing $6.2M lawsuit

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A former Portland-area teacher is locked up after being charged with molesting one of his students nearly ten years ago.

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Suspect arrested for November crossbow assault at Portland park

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Portland police said they have arrested a 24-year-old woman in connection with an assault in November when a woman was shot in the neck with a crossbow bolt.

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Clark College addresses fears after white supremacist fliers posted on campus

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Students and staff at Clark College in Vancouver are joining people in the community to brainstorm solutions after white supremacist posters showed up on campus. 

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Police: Tips from community leads to arrest of man making cocaine near Portland school

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Portland police said tips from community members following incidents of gunfire this spring led to a man being arrested on drug charges early Thursday morning.

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Mike Riley returns to Beavers as assistant coach

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Mike Riley is returning to Oregon State. The former Beavers coach was named an assistant on new coach Jonathan Smith's staff on Thursday. 

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Crews respond to high-rise fire in downtown Portland, 1 person injured

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Fire crews evacuated a high-rise apartment building in downtown Portland Thursday morning after a fire broke out in a top-floor apartment.

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Deputies: Aloha man arrested after taking bait package from porch

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Deputies said an Aloha man was arrested early Thursday morning after taking a bait package from in front of a home then forcing a standoff with deputies.

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Elevation signs posted in Portland’s hills warn drivers of possible snow

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The Portland Bureau of Transportation on Thursday unveiled yet another way it’s hoping to improve winter travel this season -- demonstrating the installation of a new sign during its fifth snow-related press event so far this fall.

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Al Franken resigning, calls out Trump and Moore

Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota is resigning following allegations that he touched women inappropriately, he announced on the Senate floor Thursday. More>>

Christmas Ships return to Columbia and Willamette Rivers

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A holiday tradition has returned to two local rivers: the Christmas Ships are back for their 63rd year.  

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$10K dropped into Salvation Army collection kettle in NE Portland

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The Salvation Army received quite a surprise in a collection kettle at a Fred Meyer in northeast Portland Wednesday: $10,000 in cash. 

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Two families share story of deadly Hwy. 26 crash

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Two Oregon families are working to process what happened following a deadly car crash on a snow Hwy. 26 on Sunday. 

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Police investigating shooting near downtown Nike Portland, no injuries

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Police are investigating a shooting that happened Saturday morning in front of Nike Portland. 

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