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Deadly Substation Fire has burned 70,000 acres, is 15 percent contained

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The massive wildfire burning east of The Dalles grew overnight, according to fire officials.

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'It's devastating': Community, investigators search for answers in deadly Substation Fire

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The fire is zero percent contained.

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Man arrested in connection to deadly assault in Tualatin

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Police arrested a 47-year-old man Thursday in connection to a deadly assault at a home in Tualatin. 

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'That's unreal': Top offender in Multnomah Co. has 114 unpaid parking tickets owing nearly $25,000

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Some people in Multnomah County have dozens of unpaid parking tickets under their name, meaning they owe thousands of dollars in fines. If someone opts to drive downtown, they're most likely opting to pay for parking too. If someone doesn't pay, they could end up with a bright yellow parking ticket. But according to data from the Multnomah County Circuit Court, some people don't pay.

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Crime of opportunity: Police say unsecure A/C units pose risk for break-ins

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Thieves broke into a Tigard business this week through an unsecured air conditioning unit. Tigard Police said someone broke into Primitive Racing and Rally Outfitters early Tuesday morning between midnight and 6 a.m. by tearing off the air conditioning unit. The thieves made off with $850 dollars, some GoPro cameras and a brand new 2018 Subaru Crosstrek for the business.

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Old burn pile ignites grass fire on Forest Grove farm

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Forest Grove firefighters are warning people to check old burn piles, after one reignited Thursday afternoon and burned about an acre of a farm property. 

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Runaway teen denies killing Texas student from Oregon

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The jury has ended its first day of deliberations in the capital murder trial of a 20-year-old man accused in the slaying of a University of Texas student on campus in 2016.

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Family of man killed at Salem strip club sues for $3.6M

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In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, the family of 47-year-old Darryl Jones says the owners of the club didn’t provide enough security to protect the people inside.

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Oregon couple hurt on lava tour boat in Hawaii: “I’m just happy I’m alive”

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A local couple is safely back home, after an adventure in Hawaii they’ll never forget. Will Bryan and Erin Walsh were hit by smoldering pieces of lava when their tour boat got too close to an erupting volcano. “The reason we went to Hawaii was for the lava, it’s always been a bucket list thing for me,” Bryan told FOX 12 on Thursday.

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Hillsboro Police K-9 receives new body armor, honors fallen K-9

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A Hillsboro Police Department K-9 received a bullet and stab protective vest on Thursday, thanks to a donation from a non-profit organization. In April, police announced that K-9 Dozer would be receiving the body armor and the vest would honor K-9 Billy, who died in the line of duty on Dec. 2017.

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Judge: Milwaukie teen murdered Gresham man in 2017

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A judge Thursday said a teen from Milwaukie shot and killed a 39-year-old man in Oak Grove last year. 

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Wildfire caused by lightning at Silver Creek State Park 80 percent contained

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Fire authorities say a blaze that broke out at Silver Falls State Park last week is 80 percent contained and remains at 27 acres.

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Portland climber ends 13,000-mile trek on Mount Hood

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A northwest native ended a record-setting 13,000-mile trek on Mount Hood Thursday morning.

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Two men arrested in Polk Co. drug investigation; meth, cash, paraphernalia seized

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The Polk Interagency Narcotics Team, assisted by the Dallas Police Department, Oregon State Police and Polk County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a home on the 400 block of Southwest Wyatt Street in Dallas on Wednesday.

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Deadly Substation Fire remains at more than 50K acres, cause under investigation

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Crews responding to the wildfire burning near The Dalles are expecting a busy day with similar weather conditions as Wednesday as they try to get a handle on the growing fire.

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Campfires, open flames banned from Oregon state parks

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The ban from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department began Thursday at 10 a.m.

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McConnell withdraws Trump judicial pick from Oregon minutes before vote

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In a surprise move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has withdrawn one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees just minutes before he was set for a confirmation vote.

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Gresham police searching for missing 13-year-old girl

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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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Sex offender, former soccer coach pleads no contest to charges involving 7 victims

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Luis Trybom, 39, entered his pleas on eight counts including  second-degree sex abuse and using a child in a display of sexually explicit conduct between two cases in court Wednesday.

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Suspected drug dealer arrested in NW Portland; drugs, cash and guns seized

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A 27-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on theft and drugs charges after officers served a search warrant at a northwest Portland apartment.

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Timber high-rise building announced for Pearl District on hold for ‘foreseeable future’

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The project known as Framework was supposed to be the tallest timber building in North America.

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5 capsized kayakers rescued near Cape Disappointment

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Authorities say three children and two adults who capsized while kayaking near Cape Disappointment State Park were rescued.

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Lebanon police: Missing 53-year-old woman found safe

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The Lebanon Police Department said the 53-year-old woman reported missing Wednesday morning has been found safe.

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On the Go with Joe at Sherwood Robin Hood Festival

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This weekend, Sherwood will travel back to Medieval times for an annual celebration. 

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Suspect crashes into Beaverton pond after high-speed chase

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Beaverton police say a person led them on a high-speed car chase Wednesday that sent the suspect crashing into a pond.

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Police: NE Portland home struck by gunfire, no injuries reported

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Police are investigating a shooting that happened in northeast Portland Wednesday night. 

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Crews respond to ammonia leak at Widmer Brothers Brewing in N. Portland

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Crews responded to a report of an ammonia leak at a north Portland brewery Thursday morning.

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    Big move for Big Bird: Sesame Street is entering classrooms

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    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2010, file photo, characters from Sesame Street Live appear on the street by Madison Square Garden to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the live touring stage shows based on the PBS television ser...(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2010, file photo, characters from Sesame Street Live appear on the street by Madison Square Garden to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the live touring stage shows based on the PBS television ser...
    The Sesame Street company is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum.More >
    The Sesame Street company is taking its beloved, critically acclaimed brand of educational television into the highly profitable world of classroom curriculum.More >
  • Thailand seeks control over movies about cave ordeal

    Thailand seeks control over movies about cave ordeal

    Friday, July 20 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-07-20 13:48:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit). Soccer coach Ekkapol Janthawong, center, and members of the rescued soccer team attend a Buddhist ceremony that is believed to extend the lives of its attendees as well as ridding them of dangers and misfortunes in Mae Sai dis...(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit). Soccer coach Ekkapol Janthawong, center, and members of the rescued soccer team attend a Buddhist ceremony that is believed to extend the lives of its attendees as well as ridding them of dangers and misfortunes in Mae Sai dis...
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