Driver Flees After Hitting Child With Car

Posted by Anna Erickson on April 25, 2015
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WASHOUGAL, Wash. – A woman drove her pickup into a 5-year-old riding a Big Wheel on N. 22nd Street.

The child was transported Peace Health Southwest Medical Center by ambulance for a facial laceration and abrasions to his knees and elbows.

Police say 36-year-old Marsha Perry hit the child in a driveway, then tried driving off. When that attempt failed, Perry then …

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Mother Chases Peeper Out of Store

Posted by Jeremy Scott on April 24, 2015
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BEAVERTON, Ore. — A mother’s instincts kicked in when she caught a man taking pictures of her 12-year-old daughter in a changing room.  She chased him out of the Old Navy store at Cedar Hills Crossing on Tuesday evening.

“The girl was in various stages of undress in the fitting room,” said Officer Mike Rowe.

The man was standing on a bench in …

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Oregon U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall Resigns

Posted by Associated Press on April 24, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall has resigned six weeks after temporarily stepping away from her duties for health reasons.

Gerri Badden, spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, said the top federal prosecutor in Oregon resigned on Friday.

Badden declined to give Marshall’s reasons.

The 45-year-old Marshall said last month …

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Suspect Dies After Armed Standoff With Police

Posted by Jeremy Scott on April 24, 2015
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SALEM, Ore. — A man who fired at police during a seven-hour standoff on Friday in the parking lot of the Walmart on Turner Road Southeast died after being wounded himself.

Officers were checking on a suspicious vehicle just after 11:00 in the morning when they discovered that the suspect had a warrant for his arrest.  Officers confronted the man inside, …

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Wreckage of Small Plane, Body Found in Cascade Foothills

Posted by Associated Press on April 24, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — The Linn County sheriff’s office says searchers looking for a missing small plane have found wreckage and a body in the foothills of the Cascade Range.

The sheriff’s office says in a statement that it hasn’t been able yet to make positive identifications at the site in the Coburg Hills just east of Interstate 5 in southern Linn …

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