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FOX 12 Investigators: Housing foster kids in hotels is costing Oregon millions

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It's a bandage solution to Oregon’s foster care crisis and the state is bleeding money trying to keep up with the costs.

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SE Portland father recalls moments after 10-year-old daughter was almost abducted

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A Portland father said a man tried to abduct his 10-year-old daughter while she walking home from school. 

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Police: One person killed in Vancouver crash

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Vancouver police are investigating a deadly crash that happened on Mill Plain Boulevard Wednesday night. 

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OR lawmakers call on ICE to investigate questioning of Hispanic man outside courthouse

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A pair of Oregon lawmakers are calling on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to investigate the actions of ICE agents outside the Washington County Courthouse toward a Hispanic man who is a U.S. citizen. 

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Woman caught on camera stealing package off front porch in Hillsboro

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A woman was caught on camera stealing a package right off a front porch in Hillsboro. 

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Gresham firefighter and new bride spending honeymoon weathering Hurricane Maria

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A Gresham firefighter and his new bride are stuck in the Dominican Republic as Hurricane Maria heads toward them.

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Oregon’s distracted driving laws getting tougher on October 1

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Oregon’s distracted driving laws are about to get tougher, and driver’s who don’t put down their phones could end up in jail.

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Gorge business owners desperate for relief after wildfire, highway closures

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It’s been more than two weeks since Interstate 84 and Highway 30 shut down because of the Eagle Creek Fire and business owners in the area are desperate for some financial relief.

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Washington Co. DA stepping down after 18 years in office

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After serving five terms as Washington County's District Attorney Bob Hermann said Wednesday he is planning to retire.

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Marion Co. Sheriff’s Office uniforms, badges stolen from car in Eugene area

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The Lane County Sheriff’s Office released a statement saying the theft creates a safety issue for the community.

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Corvallis woman returns home to find burglary in progress; suspect arrested

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A Corvallis woman who returned home to find a burglary in progress called 911 and a suspect was soon caught, according to police.

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Combination of storm water, sewage overflows into Willamette River

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Around 3,000 gallons of combined storm water and sewage overflowed into the Willamette River in southeast Portland.

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Deputies ID man with long criminal history shot, killed at home near North Plains

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The man who was shot and killed in the North Plains area Tuesday has a long criminal history including shooting a deputy and killing a K-9 in 1997.

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Rains helping with the Eagle Creek Fire now causing landslide concerns

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A downpour of rain in the Gorge may be good for helping put out the Eagle Creek Fire, but it also led to a Flash Flood Warning for fire-affected areas and grew concerns over landslides.

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Flash Flood Warning issued for areas affected by the Eagle Creek Fire

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The National Weather Service has extended a Flash Flood Warning until 5 p.m. for areas in Multnomah County and Hood River County that were hit by the Eagle Creek Fire.

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Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 230

A bulldozer removes debris from a partially collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) A bulldozer removes debris from a partially collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 149 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust and thousands fled into the streets in panic.

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Trailer with $20,000 worth of tools inside swiped in Gresham

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A Gresham family is hoping someone spots the trailer that was stolen from their driveway along with $20,000 worth of tools that were in it.

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Gov. Brown, Hispanic lawmakers vow to defend Latinos in Oregon

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Hispanic members of the Legislature said they would defend Latinos in the state, including those who entered the country illegally.

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Police investigating report of attempted child abduction in SE Portland

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A 10-year-old girl was walking home from Kelly Elementary School, 9030 S.E. Cooper Street, when she noticed a van slowly driving behind her.

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Multnomah Falls Lodge to undergo restoration due to Eagle Creek Fire smoke damage

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The Multnomah Falls Lodge was saved from burning down, but it will still need to undergo restoration as a result of smoke damage from the Eagle Creek Fire.

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Last animals displaced by Eagle Creek Fire return home

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With the Eagle Creek Fire at 46 percent containment and all evacuation orders lifted in Multnomah County, the last animals who were displaced by the fire were returned home Wednesday. 

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Timbers sign Portland 5-year-old goalkeeper battling brain cancer

Portland Timbers goalkeeper Derrick Tellez, who signed with the club on Sept. 20 through Make-A-Wish Oregon, stands in front of the team’s Victory Log at Providence Park in Portland, Ore. (Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers) Portland Timbers goalkeeper Derrick Tellez, who signed with the club on Sept. 20 through Make-A-Wish Oregon, stands in front of the team’s Victory Log at Providence Park in Portland, Ore. (Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers)
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The Portland Timbers are always on the lookout for homegrown talent, and their latest signing has shown that he has the heart of a champion as he has battled cancer.

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Driver dies in Hwy 18 crash on Oregon coast; drug use a suspected factor

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Investigators said a 1995 Eagle Talon was heading west on the highway when it drifted into the eastbound lane and hit an oncoming 2016 Ford Explorer.

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Money magazine picks Beaverton as one of best places to live in U.S.

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Money magazine has picked Beaverton as one of the best places to live in the U.S., coming in at number 12 on the magazine's annual list. 

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On the Go with Joe at Oregon Grape Stomp Championship

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Wine harvest season is underway and an annual event will stomp out some grape juice this weekend.    

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Hiker dies from fall at Smith Rock State Park

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A 23-year-old man from Vancouver died Tuesday after falling at Smith Rock State Park, the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office reported.  

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  • Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other survivors

    Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other survivors

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:10 AM EDT2017-09-21 04:10:27 GMT
    Dozens of buildings in central Mexico turned into plumes of dust and debris killing more than 200 people in Mexico City and the surrounding states of Puebla, Mexico and Morelos. (Mexican Federal Police)Dozens of buildings in central Mexico turned into plumes of dust and debris killing more than 200 people in Mexico City and the surrounding states of Puebla, Mexico and Morelos. (Mexican Federal Police)

    The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her — a drama that played out at dozens of buildings toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 230 people.

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    The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her — a drama that played out at dozens of buildings toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 230 people.

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  • More charges, new defendant in Texas human smuggling case

    More charges, new defendant in Texas human smuggling case

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:41:50 GMT
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    The driver of a semitrailer found outside a San Antonio Walmart in July packed with immigrants, including 10 who died, faces additional charges in the smuggling case and another defendant has now been charged, federal officials said Wednesday. 

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    The driver of a semitrailer found outside a San Antonio Walmart in July packed with immigrants, including 10 who died, faces additional charges in the smuggling case and another defendant has now been charged, federal officials said Wednesday. 

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  • SEC: Hackers broke into corporate filing system

    SEC: Hackers broke into corporate filing system

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:37:13 GMT
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    The SEC says hackers may have made money from breaking into its corporate filing system and gaining access to inside information about companies.

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    The SEC says hackers may have made money from breaking into its corporate filing system and gaining access to inside information about companies.

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