Portland Police to Shut Down Homeless Camps

Posted by Steve Herman on May 26, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore.- Tuesday the  Portland Police Bureau will begin shutting down many of the homeless camps throughout the city.

Portland Police SGT Pete Simpson says “sweep” is a poor choice of words, but that’s what many homeless advocates are calling it. The bureau says the goal isn’t to arrest anyone, but to connect them with services, although they admit several arrests will be …

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Two Gang Shootings on Memorial Day

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on May 25, 2015
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Portland, OR – Portland Police are investigating two shootings that happened on Memorial Day. The first shooting was at 3 PM, on 122nd Avenue and Burnside, where police say three african-american males in a silver car opened fire on a group of african-american males on the street. Then four hours later at 7 PM, there was another shooting at Northeast …

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3-Car Crash Causes Man to Become Trapped in Wreckage

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on May 25, 2015
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Portland, OR – A man is suffering traumatic injuries after getting trapped in his car following a three-vehicle crash Monday afternoon.  Lt. Damon Simmons with Portland Fire says, fire crews went to Northeast Marine Drive and used hydraulic tools to free a man trapped in his vehicle.

He and another man injured in the collision went to a hospital. Police say …

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Man Shot By Portland Police Released From Hospital, Faces Charges

Posted by Kaylene Beaujolais on May 24, 2015

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PORTLAND, Ore. – A man shot by police, is released from the hospital and faces criminal charges. 47-year-old Michael Harrison broke into a home in the SE Brooklyn neighborhood last weekend. Harrison had a knife and an occupant of the house called police. Officers got the women and children out of the home and then Harrison allegedly …

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Washington Man Shot in Head

Posted by Anna Erickson on May 24, 2015
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TOUTLE, Wash. – A man was held down and shot in the head after getting in an fight with his roommate.

Police say 67-year-old Donald Donais called Cowlitz 911 saying he had been shot by his roommate, 52-year-old Stanley Bartkowiak, around 7:50 Saturday morning.

Bartkowiak had been asked to move out and he became very upset. He allegedly went outside and flattened …

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