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A look inside a Portland facility for unaccompanied immigrant children

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For the first time, FOX 12 is getting a look inside a Portland shelter that’s housing unaccompanied immigrant children.

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Gov. Brown invokes Conflagration Act for 750-acre fire in central Oregon

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Authorities say a fire burning in central Oregon that prompted evacuations for some residents in Jefferson County has been declared a conflagration. 

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One person arrested as protest continues to close ICE office in SW Portland

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One person was arrested this week as part of the ongoing protest at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in southwest Portland.

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Can she stay? Mother who fled violence in Honduras waits for answer in Happy Valley

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A single mother who recently came to the United States seeking asylum after fleeing gang violence in her native country of Honduras is waiting to see whether she’ll be allowed to stay.

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Recent Pearl District crime worries neighbors, business owners

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People living in the Pearl District in Portland tell FOX 12 they’re uneasy about what they feel is an increase in crime in their neighborhood.

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North Clackamas School District struggles to name new high school in Happy Valley

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For the past several months, the North Clackamas School District has been dealing with an internal identity crisis, at the center of which is the name of a new high school that has yet to be built. The new high school, which is part of the bond package passed by voters in 2016, will be built in Happy Valley.

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Trail Blazers select guard Anfernee Simons in the first round of the NBA Draft

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The Portland Trail Blazers selected guard Anfernee Simons in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft on Thursday.

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Thunderstorms cause landslides across Central Oregon highway

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Thunderstorms moving across central Oregon Wednesday night caused several landslides on Oregon Route 242 near Sisters, coating the road with thick mud, Oregon State Department of Transportation said.

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Portland Parks & Rec approves $1,050,000 partnership to repair, upgrade basketball courts

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Up to 100 basketball courts at 30 Portland parks will receive upgrades and repairs later this year, thanks to a $1,050,000 partnership between two local organizations.

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Reward offered in disappearance of woman last seen at Gresham hotel in 2015

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Tiffany Bettis, also known as Melinda Smith, was reported missing in March 2015.

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Thursday morning thunderstorms leave damage in Beaverton, SW Portland

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An early morning thunderstorm left homeowners in the Portland metro area cleaning up splintered trees and power crews working to turn the lights back on. People living off Chestnut Street said they were awoken by a loud bang, the noise coming from several trees that had been hit by lightning. 

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Religious leaders ‘denied access’ will pray outside Sheridan prison

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About two dozen Portland-area religious leaders gathered Thursday to speak about what they called “denied access” to detained immigrants in Sheridan.

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Portland boy named finalist in national science competition worth $25K

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A Portland middle school student has been named one of 10 finalists in a national science competition worth $25,000. 

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Deputies: 14-year-old girl drowns in pond at Canyonview Camp near Silverton

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Marion County Sheriff's Office deputies and fire personnel with the Silverton Fire District responded to the camp, located in the 13000 block of Finlay Road Northeast, at 7:55 p.m. 

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Mike Riley leaving OSU again to coach team in new professional football league

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Mike Riley, who had two stints as head coach of the Beavers football program, returned to Corvallis in December 2017 to be an assistant coach under Jonathan Smith.

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Washington, Oregon among states planning to sue Trump administration over family separations

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Washington, Oregon and more than a half-dozen other states say they plan to sue the Trump administration over a policy that separated immigrant families illegally entering the United States.

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Nigerian man sentenced in Oregon to 15 years for IRS tax-return scheme

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A Nigerian man who netted more than $11 million in a fraud scheme has been sentenced in Oregon to 15 years in federal prison.

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Crews respond to small wildfire west of Hood River

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Crews responded to a small wildfire that was burning about five miles west of Hood River.

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Police: Man arrested after pointing replica gun at people in downtown Portland

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A 29-year-old man who police say was pointing a replica gun at people was arrested Thursday morning in downtown Portland.

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Lightning causes damage, power outages during storm in Washington Co.

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Thousands of Portland General Electric customers were without power after a strong thunderstorm moved through the area Thursday morning.

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Deputies: Motorcyclist injured after pursuit, crash near Dayton

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A 22-year-old man was taken to a Salem hospital Wednesday night after he crashed his motorcycle during a pursuit. 

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Winning Powerball ticket for $150.4 million sold in Salem

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One lucky person in Oregon bought the winning ticket for Wednesday night's $150.4 million Powerball drawing. 

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Be The Change: Vancouver nonprofit provides family fishing experience with annual camp

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Father's Day is of course a day to celebrate dad, but not all kids have a father figure to look up to. That's where Faith Outfitters comes into play. 

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Police: Man arrested for DUII after hitting traffic cones, arrow board in SW Portland

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A 43-year-old man was arrested for DUII early Thursday morning after he crashed into several objects in a construction zone in southwest Portland. 

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Police: Man arrested during traffic stop in NE Portland, firearm seized

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A 23-year-old man was arrested for multiple charges during a traffic stop in northeast Portland Wednesday night. 

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Deputies: 20-year-old driver eating burrito crashes in Multnomah Co.

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A burrito caused a single-vehicle crash in Multnomah County Thursday morning, according to the sheriff's office.

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Intel CEO resigns after 'past consensual relationship' with employee

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Intel says CEO Brian Krzanich has resigned after the company learned of a "past consensual relationship with an Intel employee."

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