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19-year-old man shot to death in Portland's Woodstock neighborhood

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Portland police say 19-year-old Paul Krekeler was shot in the chest, ran north on 57th Avenue and then collapsed in the yard of a Woodstock neighborhood home. More>>

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Iraq: Kurdish politician Massoum named president

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Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum was named Iraq's new president on Thursday hours after an attack on a prison convoy killed dozens of people, brutally underscoring the challenges faced by the country's leaders as... More>>

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France: Air Algerie flight vanishes over N Mali

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An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali after heavy rains were reported, according to the plane's owner and... More>>

Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts

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Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade amid international efforts to broker a cease-fire. More>>

Planes with Malaysia Airlines bodies leave Ukraine

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Two military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash... More>>

I-205 southbound wreck in Vancouver slows traffic to crawl

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A crash involving five vehicles slowed Interstate 205 southbound traffic to a crawl in Vancouver on Wednesday afternoon. More>>

Morgan scores, Thorns draw at Spirit

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Portland Thorns FC forward Alex Morgan scored an early goal and Portland extended its unbeaten streak to six straight games in a 1-1 draw against the Washington Spirit in front of 3,854 fans at Maureen More>>

City tells SW Portland neighborhood plagued with pot holes and degraded streets to fix it themselves

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A SW Portland neighborhood plagued with pot holes and dangerously degraded streets was told to pick up a shovel and fix it themselves. More>>

FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

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The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban Wednesday on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets. More>>

Choose between medical marijuana and day care license, says Governor Kitzhaber

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Until now, the medication used by Oregon's day care providers has been kept private, but that may be changing.  Gov. Kitzhaber says if that medication is medical marijuana, you shouldn't be allowed to run a day care. More>>

Senate agrees on $11B highway funding measure

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The Senate agreed Wednesday on an $11 billion measure to temporarily fix a multibillion-dollar shortfall in federal highway and transit programs, setting up a vote next week on several alternatives.

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AZ inmate dead, 2 hours after execution began Video included

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Joseph Wood's lawyers had filed an emergency appeal in federal court during the execution demanding that it be stopped. The appeal said Wood was "gasping and snorting for more than an hour." More>>

Family van stolen from dad fighting cancer

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A Portland couple already dealing with a tough situation is now dealing with having their family van stolen. More>>

Missing 4-year-old found safe, mom arrested in Kelso

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News coverage of a wanted mother in southwest Washington led to a tip that pointed police to the suspect and her 4-year-old daughter Wednesday afternoon.
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3 cougar sightings shuts down Hillsboro park

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A Hillsboro park is shut down after multiple cougar sightings. Those sightings started last night and continued this morning. More>>

Another spinout on Hwy 217 flyover ramp delays traffic

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There was another spinout on the flyover ramp from Interstate 5 to Highway 217 on Wednesday morning. More>>

Canadian man drowns off Oregon Coast

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The spokesman, Jon Rahl, said rescuers got Brett to the beach and performed CPR, but he could not be revived. He was pronounced dead at Providence Seaside Hospital. More>>

Portland Police: Runaway teen found safe

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A 17-year-old girl who ran away from home has been found safe and is no longer considered missing.

 
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Tip leads detectives to Southern Oregon murder suspect

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Oregon State Police detectives and troopers arrested a 44-year-old murder suspect at a park in the Cave Junction area Wednesday morning. More>>

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FOX 12 Christmas In July Toy Drive

We need your help! The FOX 12 Toy Drive Christmas in July event is Wednesday, July 23. Drop off a new, unwrapped toy at any Fred Meyer store to help families in need this December. More>>

Blue Lake reopened to swimming

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A popular lake reopened to swimmers after health concerns shut it down for eight days. More>>

Obama declares wildfire emergency in Washington

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President Obama has declared an emergency in Washington because of wildfires burning the past two weeks.


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FLIR thermal imaging camera will give iPhone users night vision

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Oregon-based company FLIR is releasing a thermal imaging camera for the iPhone that will let iPhone users see invisible heat energy. More>>

Community helps Longview boy whose medical supplies were stolen

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FOX 12 viewers donated feeding tubes and formula to help a boy whose medical supplies were stolen off his doorstep. More>>

Cat dies in N. Portland house fire

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Fire investigators don't yet know what caused a fire at a home in North Portland early Wednesday morning. More>>

Caught on camera: Coolant leak surprises C-Tran passengers

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Some surprising moments about a C-Tran bus in Vancouver on Monday when a coolant hose from an air conditioning unit suddenly sprung a leak and sprayed three passengers. More>>

Portland Police investigating shooting near SE Powell

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Victim was driven to Providence Medical Center ER following the shooting. Police are searching for the shooter. More>>

Local ice cream shop inundated with threats for supporting Planned Parenthood

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A Portland ice cream shop is bombarded with dozens of threats from people clear across the country after raising money for Planned Parenthood. More>>

Five people injured after van crashes into truck in Forest Grove

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Two people were unconscious and transported to OHSU with serious injuries. More>>

Weather Blog

The next 24 hours will see very active weather across the Pacific Northwest, unusual for what is typically the driest time of the year for our area. More>>

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  • Iraq: Kurdish politician Massoum named president

    Iraq: Kurdish politician Massoum named president

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:03 AM EDT2014-07-24 13:03:18 GMT
    Iraqi officials say militants have attacked a prisoner convoy north of Baghdad, killing 52 prisoners and eight soldiers.More >
    Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum was named Iraq's new president on Thursday hours after an attack on a prison convoy killed dozens of people, brutally underscoring the challenges faced by the country's leaders as...More >
  • France: Air Algerie flight vanishes over N Mali

    France: Air Algerie flight vanishes over N Mali

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:49 AM EDT2014-07-24 12:49:44 GMT
    The official Algerian news agency says an Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from the radar.More >
    An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali after heavy rains were reported, according to the plane's owner and...More >
  • Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts

    Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:56 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:56:19 GMT
    Israeli tanks and warplanes are pummeling the Gaza Strip as U.S. and other diplomats push for a cease-fire with Hamas militants.More >
    Israeli tanks and warplanes bombarded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as Hamas militants stuck to their demand for the lifting of an Israeli and Egyptian blockade amid international efforts to broker a cease-fire.More >

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