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Crews make progress on 36 Pit Fire near Estacada, now 7-percent contained

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Firefighters battling a 3,588-acre wildfire near Estacada made progress on Tuesday, bringing the 36 Pit Fire to 7-percent containment. More>>

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Woman confronts purse theft suspect, chases him onto MAX train

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Kimberley Hamilton said a man on a street corner was wearing the same clothing as a suspect caught on camera stealing her purse. He was also wearing her diamond ring. More>>

Eugene rape suspect was at Ducks game from Washington Co. Juvenile Dept.

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A 17-year-old boy accused of raping a woman near Autzen Stadium was on a supervised outing from the Washington County Juvenile Department to watch an Oregon Ducks football game. More>>

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Photos on social media show scope of 3,500-acre wildfire

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Take a look at the photos being posted to Twitter and Instagram of the 36 Pit wildfire burning near Estacada.
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Wildfire swells to more than 3,500 acres
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Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list

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After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that... More>>

Dempsey: Half of Iraqi army not OK as US partners

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About half of Iraq's army is incapable of partnering effectively with the U.S. to roll back the Islamic State group's territorial gains in western and northern Iraq, and the other half needs to be partially rebuilt... More>>

Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire

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They had prepared for wildfires and knew of the drought-parched forests, but the inferno that swirled through the California lumber town of Weed moved so quickly all people could do was flee. More>>

Ferguson protesters call anew to remove prosecutor

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Protesters seeking the immediate arrest of the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old loudly disrupted another government meeting Tuesday, renewing calls to remove the county prosecutor... More>>

Girl, 9, remains in critical condition after Battle Ground crash

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A Battle Ground mother injured by an alleged drunken driver is finally out of the hospital, but her 9-year-old daughter remains in critical condition Tuesday night. More>>

Woman sentenced to 4 years in prison for underage sex trafficking

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Court documents state Laura Lambden drove an underage girl from Vancouver to Oregon City for the purpose of prostitution. More>>

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LeBron James showed off his new shoe -- the LeBron 12 -- in an event at Nike.


 
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'Unauthorized' Battle Ground school bus situation resolved, no crime committed

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Battle Ground police said no crime was committed. The bus in question was an official Battle Ground School District bus on a training run. More>>

Miley Cyrus' MTV VMA date arraigned in Oregon courtroom

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Less than a month after taking the stage at the MTV Video Music Awards, Jesse Helt appeared in a Polk County courtroom to be arraigned on a probation violation charge. More>>

IRS phone scam targets people in Portland, one victim loses $12,000

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Portland police said they have received recent reports of a scam involving phone calls from someone claiming to be from the IRS. More>>

Police: Reckless driver causes crash, critically injures woman

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A woman suffered critical injuries when a reckless driver slammed into her car near Mall 205, according to Portland police. More>>

License revoked from insurance agent accused of stealing from customers

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The department's insurance division investigated complaints against Indira Jaskic and Jaskic Insurance. More>>

Man's body recovered from SW Washington lake

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A Lewis County sheriff's officer says the Thurston County sheriff's dive team has helped recover the body of a 51-year-old Winlock man from a southwest Washington lake. More>>

Two horses hit and killed by car on Hwy 47

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Deputies said a 2013 Hyundai Sonata was heading north on Highway 47 near Highway 26 when it hit the horses walking loose on the highway. More>>

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