Person Falls to Death from Downtown Standard Insurance Building

Posted by Steve Herman on August 4, 2015
Standard Insurance Building

PORTLAND, Ore.- A person fell to their death in downtown Portland from the Standard Insurance Building.

Portland Police still aren’t sure if it was an accident, suicide or homicide. Traffic was blocked on SW Salmon from 4th to 5th avenues for hours while police investigated. First responders found the person dead, and say it appeared they hit a car.

SGT Pete Simpson …

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Man Without Pants Arrested for Trespassing in Corvallis

Posted by Associated Press on August 3, 2015

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Police arrested a man who they say tried to enter a woman’s home wearing only a shirt.

The woman called 9-1-1 this weekend to report the man tried to open the locked front door.  She told the dispatcher the man then removed his pants and underwear, and tried another door that was also locked.

The suspect, Hyun Jae Kim, …

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Coast Guard Responds to Shutting Down Flugtag Event

Posted by Jeremy Scott on August 3, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard is responding to Saturday’s Red Bull Flugtag event that led to its permit being pulled and a collision reported between the Portland Spirit cruise ship and boaters anchored in the water.

The permit was pulled early into the event because the river was so crowded with boats that commercial and emergency vessels couldn’t get through.  There were an …

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Cooler Temperatures Aid Firefighters in Southwest Oregon

Posted by Associated Press on August 3, 2015

CANYONVILLE, Ore. — Cool and cloudy weather is helping firefighters make progress on two wildfires in the foothills of the Cascades of Southwestern Oregon.  Smoke continues to choke communities to the south in the Rogue Valley.

The Oregon Department of Forestry said Monday the Stouts fire is 5% contained after burning through 24 square miles of private and federal timber 16 …

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Reward to Find Escaped Convict

Posted by Jeremy Scott on August 3, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for the tip that leads to the arrest of a convicted felon who escaped from the Columbia River Correctional Institution in Northeast Portland.

Daniel Spillers was reported missing on Sunday morning during an inmate count.  Staff say he broke a kitchen door and window to get free.

He’s 35-years-old, white, 6′ tall, 185 pounds …

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