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Impatient driver hits flagger waving stop sign in Camas

Updated: Aug 17, 2018 08:10 PM

An impatient driver hit a flagger in a Camas construction zone Friday.

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    Smoke from wildfires moves into the Portland area, canceling some sports practices and other outdoor activities
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    A grand jury report shows that 300 Catholic priests are accused of sexually abusing more than 1,000 children in Pennsylvania
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    A hiker from Ohio is found six days after he gets lost in the Mount St. Helens wilderness
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    A Colorado man is accused of killing his wife and two young daughters
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    Aretha Franklin dies at 76 years old
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    Dozens of people are killed when a high bridge collapses in Italy
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    Seven members of a Tacoma family die in a head-on crash in Eastern Oregon
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Teen charged with reckless endangerment after pushing girl off bridge at Moulton Falls

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The teen accused of pushing her friend off a bridge at Moulton Falls earlier this month has been charged with reckless endangerment. 

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Vancouver police searching for armed robbery suspect

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Vancouver police are searching for an armed robbery suspect on Friday. Police responded to the Boost Mobile, located at 2601 E Fourth Plain Blvd, for a robbery complaint around 7 p.m. Officers learned the store was just robbed at gunpoint, and the suspect was last seen leaving the store on foot towards Z Street with an unknown amount of money. 

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Tigard police: Suspect and his dog at large after stabbing man on walking trail

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Tigard police say a man stabbed another man Friday on a walking trail near Barrows Road.

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Oregon farmers rebuild, raise funds for family of man who died in Substation Fire

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The farming communities in Wasco and Sherman Counties are looking to rebuild after a relentless fire season. 

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Fire breaks out behind store in Vancouver

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A customer alerted an owner of a fire after seeing smoke behind the store, Vancouver fire said. Crews responded to Vic’s Market located at 4903 E Fourth Plain Boulevard on Friday.

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Crews tackle fire at boarded, empty house in SE Portland

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An investigation is underway on Friday to figure out what sparked a fire in an empty home in southeast Portland. Portland Fire and Rescue crews arrived at the home in the 8700 block of Southeast Harney Street around 10 a.m.

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Police searching for theft suspect in Camas, seeking public's help

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Camas police are seeking the public’s help to identify a jewelry theft suspect. Police responded to a theft at Runyan’s Jewelers located in downtown Camas around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday.

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Former NFL player accused of attacking ex-boyfriend with hammer appears in court again

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A former NFL player accused of assaulting someone in southwest Portland appeared in court again Friday.

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Gov. Brown invokes Emergency Conflagration Act for wildfire in Gilliam County

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown mobilized firefighters and resources from across the state Friday to help fight a wildfire burning in Gilliam County. Brown declared the Stubblefield Fire a conflagration emergency just before 3 p.m. “I am sending resources to the scene to ensure teams on the ground have all the tools in the toolbox to keep families safe and protect values at risk,” Brown said. Brown described this year’s wildfire season as “incredibly difficult”... More>>

Red Cross will exchange OMSI ticket, Amazon gift card for blood

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The American Red Cross is offering incentives to encourage people to donate blood. The incentives are being offered in response to an emergency blood shortage in the area right now, the Red Cross says. People who visit the Red Cross of Portland or Vancouver Blood Donor Centers starting Saturday through Sept. 1 will receive a buy-one-get-one-free ticket to the OMSI Center. People who donate blood or platelets by the end of August will also receive a five-dollar Amazon gift card. El...

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Police: Man found dead at beach in Newport

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A man was found dead on a beach in Newport on Friday. Newport police said they responded to reports of a “man down call” at Agate beach wayside. Officers arrived at the scene and found the body of a man, identified as Nikolaus Christopher Hinton, 29, from Lincoln County.

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Evergreen School District proposes pay increase for teachers

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A Washington state school district has proposed a pay increase for teachers. Evergreen Public Schools Thursday said it has offered its 1,800-member teachers group, the Evergreen Education Association, a salary enhancement to its current agreement. For the 2018-2019 school year, the school district says teachers would see an average 8.33-percent pay bump. The average salary for teachers in the district would hit around $79,000, plus full benefits. The starting salary for a new teach...

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Authorities search for person who flew drone over Oregon wildfire

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Deputies are asking for help finding a person they say flew a drone over a helicopter that was dropping water over a southern Oregon wildfire.

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Motorcyclist dies after sliding under semi on Highway 205 in southern Ore.

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A motorcyclist slid under a semi-truck trailer and died on Highway 205 earlier this week, according to Oregon State Police. 

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Medford woman accused of killing husband was too drunk to remain silent, lawyer says

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A Central Point woman accused of fatally shooting her husband and attempting to flee had blood alcohol levels nearly triple the legal limit when she was captured, and her lawyer says she was too drunk to remain silent.

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Man with 5,000+ child porn files on phone gets 22 years

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A man accused of child sex abuse was sentenced to 22 years in prison Friday, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office says. Brian John Ellis, 48, allegedly abused a young child on multiple occasions and caught the acts on camera. The attorney’s office says authorities served a search warrant and discovered more than 5,000 videos and photos depicting child pornography on Ellis’ phone. In court Friday, Ellis pleaded guilty to sodomy in the first degree, attem...

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Newport police charge Comfort Inn manager caught on camera harassing employee

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A manager that was caught on camera harassing an employee at a Comfort Inn in Newport has been charged by police. 

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Family of man killed by PSU officers say university asked them to take down memorial

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Family members of the man shot and killed by Portland State University police officers in June say the institution has asked them to take down a makeshift memorial of flags and photos placed in the man's honor. They're now fighting for a permanent way to remember him.

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OSP: One person killed in two-vehicle crash on Hwy 47 near Vernonia

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The crash happened on Highway 47 at the Timber Road intersection at around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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TriMet announces largest bus service expansion

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TriMet will begin the single largest service expansion in its history, and the change includes the return of 24-hour bus service for the first time in more than 30 years. 

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Deputies: Corvallis man facing 30 counts of child sex abuse

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A 56-year-old Corvallis man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a child sex abuse investigation.

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Three killed, three injured in head-on crash on Hwy 97 near Madras

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Three people were killed in a two-vehicle head-on crash near Madras early Friday morning. 

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Authorities warn about counterfeit prescription drugs being sold throughout Oregon

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The Portland Police Bureau and the Multnomah County Health Department are warning the public about counterfeit prescription drugs that are being illegally sold.

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Police searching for missing Albany man suffering from a traumatic brain injury

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The Albany Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a missing 46-year-old man. 

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Deputies: Woman arrested after stabbing in Wilsonville; one person injured

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Deputies have arrested a woman accused of stabbing a man in Wilsonville Thursday night.

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On the Go with Joe at Catio Tour

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An annual local event that can be called the cat’s meow will be back next month: the Catio Tour. 

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Police: Man wearing camouflage bag robs Gresham Walgreens

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Gresham police say a robbery suspect is at large after grabbing cash from a local Walgreens and fleeing the scene Thursday. 

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US vows to work more closely with states to fight wildfires Video included

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The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and other western states. More>>

New shelter opening soon in SE Portland apartment complex

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At a small apartment complex in the Lents neighborhood, a couple dozen volunteers Thursday afternoon rolled light blue paint onto the ceilings of each home.  

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Ohio man who went missing on Mount St. Helens released from hospital

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An Ohio man who went missing near Mount St. Helens and was found alive nearly a week later has been released from the hospital.

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Employee at Comfort Inn in Newport says manager harassed her, caught on camera

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A video circulating on social media is now under investigation by Newport police. In it, you can see a man at The Comfort Inn grab an employee’s face. It’s surveillance footage from what happened at this Comfort Inn back in May that’s now gone viral and now the woman seen in the video is sharing her side of the story. 

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OHSU uses mock injury technique to create hands-on training for trauma doctors

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OHSU is creating an authentic training experience for doctors that includes makeup that looks like it is straight out of Hollywood. When doctors are trying to save a life, every second counts, so even training must seem like the real deal. The technique is called moulage. It works by applying fake wounds and make-up for hands-on training purposes.

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Man accused in murder outside Gresham school pleads guilty

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Updated: Aug 16, 2018 10:05 PM

Andrew McMahon, 22, pleaded guilty to one count of manslaughter in the first degree and attempted robbery in the first degree.

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Committee accepts recommendations for tolls on Portland-area highways

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Updated: Aug 16, 2018 07:39 PM

The Portland Metro area is a step closer to possibly having tolls along two major highways.

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Police: Man with active warrant arrested in Salem after chase

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A man that had an active warrant was arrested on Thursday after attempting to run from officers. Salem police said around 12 p.m. on Thursday officers spotted, Celestino Hernandez Pichardo Jr, 27, of Salem in a Chevrolet near Lancaster Drive NE and Silverton Road NW. Hernandez Pichardo had an active warrant for his arrest so officers said they attempted to stop the car.

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Portland police ask for help identifying robbery and assault suspects

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Portland police are asking for the public’s help identifying two people they say robbed and assaulted a 25-year-old man. The alleged assault and robbery occurred on Northeast 82nd Avenue on the overpass above Interstate 84 on July 26. After the incident, the bureau says the suspects walked west toward Northeast Halsey Street. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Portland police. Copyright 2018 KPTV-KPDX Broadcasting Corporation.  All rights res... More>>

Clackamas Co. teen on a mission to clean up river garbage

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A teenager in Clackamas County is so fed up with trash left along the river, he’s taking on the job of cleaning it up himself. “You can actually see a silver reef down here on the bottom of the river,” 19-year-old Michael Walker told FOX 12. “It’s really gross.” yea...

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Court docs: Woman pulls gun on exposer who had ‘just shot up crystal meth’

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Portland police say they have arrested a man who allegedly broke into a woman’s home and exposed himself to her while high on methamphetamine.

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Gov. Brown declares September addiction 'recovery month'

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Local and state leaders across Oregon are looking at ways to curb addiction.

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Oregon Connections Academy offers virtual classes, an alternative for those suffering from social anxiety

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The new school year is fast approaching, and while some students may look forward to being reunited with classmates, not everyone can say the same. For those who suffer from social anxiety or depression, school can be a terrifying place. “I was ready to go to high school. I was ready. I thought it was all going to be the same, but it was a big transition,” incoming high school senior Alia Gapay said.

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Deputies seeking public's help to ID sexual assault suspect in Garden Home area

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Updated: Aug 16, 2018 07:54 PM

Washington County Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspect of a sexual assault case that occurred last month in the Garden Home community on Thursday.

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Police: Keizer man arrested on rape charges, more victims possible

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 A twenty-year-old man was arrested after an investigation into alleged sexual offenses, Keizer police say. Police said they conducted an investigation in August into alleged sexual offenses involving Joseph Myers, 20, and multiple girls between the ages of 14 to 15 years old. Some of whom were runaways, according to police.

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Passenger in wheelchair hurt after driver tries to pass dump truck in Cornelius

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A passenger in a wheelchair was hurt Thursday after the driver of a transport van hit a curb and crashed into a Cornelius dental facility.

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2nd autopsy performed in Randle teen's 'horrific' death

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A second autopsy has been performed in the case of a 16-year-old Randle boy who prosecutors say was murdered, but the defense attorney who requested it is withholding the results.

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OSP: Flagger injured after being struck by vehicle on Hwy 99W near Monmouth

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The crash happened at around 9 a.m. on Highway 99W near Airlie Road.

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OHA: Safe to swim again in Willamette River

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 The Oregon Health Authority announced the Willamette river is safe again for swimmers. 

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Police: Man arrested after pointing gun at driver in Newport

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Police arrested a 27-year-old man Wednesday after they say he pointed a gun at another driver during a road rage incident in Newport. 

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Beaverton police K9 Enzo locates pursuit suspect hiding in blackberry bushes

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A 26-year-old man was arrested early Thursday morning after he fled from deputies and rammed a patrol vehicle in Beaverton. 

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Police: Man who stole drones from Oregon City Wilco arrested, second suspect sought

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Oregon City Police asked for the public's help on Wednesday identifying two men who were caught on camera stealing four drones from the Wilco located at 19224 Molalla Avenue.

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Police searching for two suspects who stole from a Wilco in Oregon City

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Updated: Aug 15, 2018 08:47 PM

Police are asking the public’s help to identify theft suspects in Oregon City. Two suspects were pictured on Wednesday just before 12 p.m. stealing four drones from the Oregon City Wilco located at 19224 Molalla Avenue, according to officers.

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On the Go with Joe at Whitewinds Wild West Show

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A section of Silverton has transformed into a town right out of the old Wild West. Guests can catch the second weekend of the Whitewinds Wild West Show Saturday and Sunday. 

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'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died

Aretha Franklin attends Keep a Child Alive’s 2014 Black Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP) Aretha Franklin attends Keep a Child Alive’s 2014 Black Ball at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
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Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think" and her signature song, "Respect," died Thursday at age 76.

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OSP: Suspect in custody, another on the loose after stolen van crash in SE Portland

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Late Wednesday night, one person was apprehended and another is wanted after a stolen van crashed into a storage shed in southeast Portland, according to troopers.

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Air quality spurs concern in Oregon wine industry

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Wildfires burning in California and southern Oregon have recently draped a blanket of haze over the Portland metro area, and more specifically, countless vineyards. 

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