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Snowstorms have school administrators, transportation workers watching the roads

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This week’s snowstorms have led to canceled classes and treacherous driving conditions in the Portland metro area.

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Take a look at a list of the latest school closures and delays here.

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People can expect 1 to 3 inches of snow at almost all inland locations from southwest Washington down into at least the central Willamette Valley. 

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Battle Ground man accused of stabbing sleeping father deemed unfit for trial

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A 21-year-old Battle Ground man accused of stabbing his sleeping father with a bread knife was deemed unfit for trial by a judge Wednesday. 

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Police seeking driver of pickup involved in hit-and-run crash on icy I-84 near The Dalles

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Police are trying to locate the driver of a red pickup involved in a hit-and-run crash on icy Interstate 84 near The Dalles. 

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Police: Daycare owner arrested for sexually abusing children in S. Oregon

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A daycare owner in Medford was arrested on sex abuse charges involving children who were in his care, according to police. 

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Florida sheriff: Deputies to carry rifles at schools

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The sheriff of the Florida county where a shooter killed 17 people at a high school last week has ordered all deputies who qualify to begin carrying rifles on school grounds. 

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ODOT crews prepare for more snow Wednesday night

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Oregon Department of Transportation workers have been continuing to treat roads, and were starting to concentrate their efforts on highways Wednesday night for the next round of snow. 

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Oregon student arrested for sending 'I am the shooter' Snapchat threat

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A Thurston High School freshman was arrested Wednesday for sending a message that read “I am the shooter” to a Springfield high school student. 

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Suspect held without bail after high school student's shooting death in Salem

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An Oregon judge has ordered a Salem man to be held without bail after he was indicted last week in the shooting death of a 17-year-old high school student.

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Images from Air 12 and FOX 12 photographer Michael Heinrich show the Portland area blanketed in snow on Wednesday morning. (2/21/18)

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Wells Fargo offers $10K reward in search for bank robber

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Wells Fargo is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of an Oregon bank robber known as the “Froggy Robber” by investigators.

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Winter weather Wednesday: NW Oregon, SW Washington wake up to icy roads

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After a snow storm slammed northwest Oregon and southwest Washington Tuesday night, residents woke up to clearer skies but icy roads Wednesday morning. 

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Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks Video included

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Dozens of teens spread their bodies across the pavement outside the White House on Monday to symbolize the dead in the Florida school shooting and call for stronger gun controls.

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New policy change threatens to send Oregon recycling to landfills

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Oregon, a state with a reputation for recycling, is facing a serious challenge when it comes to recycled plastic, with the threat of some materials being sent to a landfill.

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Snowstorm slams metro area; Portland among districts to cancel classes Wednesday

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By Tuesday night, there were reports of widespread sticking snow and treacherous driving conditions throughout the metro area. 

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Portland implements parking meter amnesty; crews working around the clock due to snow

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The Portland Bureau of Transportation is in “incident command mode,” meaning crews are working 12-hour shifts around the clock. The city is deploying 55 snow plows. 

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Police: Speeding TriMet bus driver cited for DUII in Gresham

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An on-duty TriMet bus driver was cited for DUII after an officer stopped the bus in Gresham with one passenger on board early Tuesday morning, according to police. 

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Coast Guard civilian employee arrested in Clark County on rape charge

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A civilian employee with the U.S. Coast Guard has been arrested on the charge of second-degree rape in Clark County. 

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Kell's Irish Pub celebrates annual 'ceiling sweep'

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On Tuesday, Kell’s Irish Pub did their 23rd annual “ceiling sweep,” a Portland tradition that involves sweeping off donations from the ceilings.

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Police: Urn found by Vancouver Goodwill employee will be reunited with family

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A lost urn found by a Vancouver Goodwill employee last month will soon be home where it belongs.

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Police: Suspect took man hostage in Lincoln City Dairy Queen

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A suspect took a man hostage and used him as a shield from officers inside a Dairy Queen restaurant in Lincoln City, according to police. 

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VIEWER PHOTOS

FOX 12 viewers shared their photos of snow on Tuesday.

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South Albany HS debates changing 'Rebel' mascot over controversial ties

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South Albany High School is grappling with the possibility of changing its controversial mascot, which has ties to the American Civil War.

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Vigil held at Tualatin High School for Florida shooting victims

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Hundreds of students and families gathered for a vigil at Tualatin High School Monday night to remember the 17 lives lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week. 

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Portland business owner says thieves broke in through skylight

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Lisa Beyer, owner of Ray’s Ragtime Hollywood, said when she noticed her vintage store had been broken into late Saturday night, she was left with the burning question of, "How?"

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Speeding drivers to start receiving warnings in ‘high crash corridor’ on NE Marine Drive

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Speeding drivers will start to receive warnings in the “high crash corridor” on Northeast Marine Drive in Portland. 

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Transportation agencies ready for expected snow to hit Portland area

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Sunday’s snow may have been just a preview of what could be a more widespread snow event Tuesday. 

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Portland Thorns look to defend championship as practice begins for new season

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The Portland Thorns are looking to defend their NWSL championship as practice has kicked off ahead of the new season. 

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Portland robbery spree suspects acquitted on more than 130 charges

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Two men arrested in a string of bar robberies in Portland last year have been acquitted on more than 130 charges each. 

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  • Evangelist Billy Graham dies at age 99

    Evangelist Billy Graham dies at age 99

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:26 PM EST2018-02-21 18:26:21 GMT
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    Evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham has died at his home in North Carolina at age 99, according to his spokesman. 

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    Evangelist the Rev. Billy Graham has died at his home in North Carolina at age 99, according to his spokesman. 

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