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FOX 12 Investigators: State of Oregon holding onto millions of dollars in unclaimed assets

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The FOX 12 investigators learned the state is holding onto millions of dollars in unclaimed assets and some of it could be yours.

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Family tries to cope with death of 12-year-old girl in NE Portland crash

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A 12-year-old girl was killed and her family members were seriously injured in a crash in northeast Portland. 

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Reward offered to catch homeless suspects wanted for numerous burglaries

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Police are asking for the public’s help locating three suspects wanted for numerous burglaries in Portland.

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Friends remember 17-year-old who died in Vancouver crash

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A crash in Vancouver took the life of a 17-year-old, according to Vancouver police. Officers said the victim’s little brother, who’s 15-years old, is in the hospital fighting for his life. 

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Police: Man sexually assaults woman near Clackamas Community College

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Oregon City police are looking for a man who they said sexually assaulted a woman near Clackamas Community College Tuesday night.

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PDX loses spot as best large airport in the U.S. in annual J.D. Power study

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Portland International Airport has lost its crown as the best large airport in the country, according to a new study.

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Oregon International Air Show set to take off in Hillsboro

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The Oregon International Air Show is back in town this weekend, and the crown jewel of the event, the F-22 Raptor, arrived at Portland International Airport Thursday.

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Agencies working on what to do with trees removed due to the Eagle Creek Fire

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Thousands of burned hazardous trees had to be cut down in the Columbia River Gorge in the wake of the Eagle Creek Fire, but where are they all going?

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Comments by MLB commissioner brings up talk of baseball in Portland

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While the Hops and Pickles fill some of the void of baseball in the Rose City, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has reignited talk of big league play in Portland.

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Body recovered from Willamette River near Terminal One in NW Portland

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A body was recovered from the Willamette River near Terminal One in northwest Portland on Thursday morning.

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Salem eyes 'sit and lie' ordinance for city sidewalks

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A growing homeless population in Salem has city leaders looking at a “sit and lie” ordinance aimed at curbing camping or loitering on public sidewalks. The idea is getting mixed reaction in the Cherry City.

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‘Dirty Jobs’ host Mike Rowe surprises Portland non-profit founder with honor and new trailer

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Katie Hughes started the non-profit Girls Build to teach young girls about working in the trades, but now she is an internet sensation after TV host Mike Rowe gave her the surprise of a lifetime.

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ODOT shows dramatic wildfire damage in Gorge, work done to reopen I-84

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After the longest closure in recent memory, the Oregon Department of Transportation told FOX 12 that eastbound I-84 should be reopened late this weekend or early next week.

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Dog credited with waking up owner inside burning Silverton home

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The first crew at the scene found flames coming from the doors and windows, catching nearby trees on fire. 

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Funnel cloud sightings reported near Tillamook

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The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement saying Tillamook County Emergency Management reported a funnel cloud southwest of Tillamook on Thursday. 

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Students moving back in at PSU, Oregon

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It was a busy day in downtown Portland Thursday as students were moving into their residence halls at Portland State University.

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Senators call for trains with hazardous materials to stop in Gorge due to wildfires

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Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are calling for a stoppage of trains transporting hazardous materials in the Gorge due to wildfires.

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Driver, 17, dies in Vancouver crash; 15-year-old brother critically injured

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A 17-year-old boy was killed and his 15-year-old brother was critically injured in a crash in Vancouver.

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FBI: Missing 16-year-old Maryland girl may be in Portland area

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Magdalen Pixler was reported missing from her home in Hagerstown, Maryland on Aug. 8.

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Marysville Elementary School in Portland evacuated due to gas leak

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Marysville Elementary School in east Portland was evacuated due to a gas leak Thursday afternoon, according to officials with Portland Public Schools.

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Portland Public Schools: Lockdown lifted at Roosevelt HS

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The lockdown at Roosevelt High School has been lifted, according to officials with Portland Public Schools

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Washington man sentenced to 6 months in prison for trafficking narwhal tusks

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A Brinnon, Washington man was sentenced to six months in prison and fined $25,000 for trafficking ivory from protected species.

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Hillsboro mother accused of abandoning kids in park to get tattoo pleads not guilty to child neglect

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A Hillsboro mother made her first court appearance Thursday in connection with charges of abandoning her children at a park while she got a tattoo.

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Oregon Supreme Court affirms Portland arts tax

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The Oregon Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of Portland's art tax.

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Clark Co. deputies searching for missing woman who did not return to care facility

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Deputies said Doerena Johnson was released from the Clark County Jail to return to her care facility, but she never made it there.

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Firefighters respond to house fire in SE Portland

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The backside exterior of a house was on fire. Firefighters quickly put out the fire and kept interior damage to a minimum.

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ODOT hopes to partially reopen I-84 by the weekend or early next week

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A spokesperson for the Oregon Department of Transportation said Thursday the agency hopes to partially reopen eastbound Interstate 84 by the weekend or early next week.

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On the Go with Joe at The MAiZE

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Fall came a day early for Joe V., who spent the morning at The MAiZE at the Pumpkin Patch on Sauvie Island. 

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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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Crews respond to fire at behavioral health facility in SE Portland

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A fire broke out at a behavioral health facility in southeast Portland early Thursday morning, and now the building has a lot of water damage. 

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State officials release maps on landslide hazards around Eagle Creek Fire

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Rain has helped firefighters combat the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia Gorge, but the risk of landslides in the area has increased.  

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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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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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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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