Woman Killed by MAX Train

Posted by Associated Press on November 30, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police say a pedestrian was struck and killed by a light-rail train in southeast Portland.

Police say the person was trying to cross the tracks in a restricted area between loading platforms when the crash happened Sunday afternoon.

The person’s gender, age and other information were not immediately released.

Firefighters Rescue Dog from Banks of Cowlitz River

Posted by Kaylene Beaujolais on November 29, 2015






LONGVIEW, Wa. – A dog gets stuck in the mud and icy water of the Cowlitz River, Saturday. His owner tried to rescue him but was afraid the mud would take him too. A call to 9-1-1 had firefighters on their way. These men placed a ladder on the mud so they could walk on it without sinking, then they dug …

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Five Garages Burn in Apartment Complex Fire

Posted by mworkhoven on November 29, 2015

A fire races through an apartment complex in Washington County, burning down five garages and everything in them.  The fire started in a building that housed several recycling bins, but the cause is unknown. Firefighters say, plumes of smoke were then seen rising from the St. Charles Place Apartments Saturday afternoon.

Firefighters limited the blaze to those five garages. No living …

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Drunk Driver Mows Down Welcome to Gresham Sign

Posted by Kaylene Beaujolais on November 28, 2015
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GRESHAM, Ore. – A large sign on West Powell Blvd. that welcomes visitors  to Gresham’s historic downtown, was slammed into and knocked over by a car. Vanessa Chetney’s S-U-V crashed into the sign, totaling her vehicle but leaving her uninjured. Police arrested 32-year-old Chetney and charged her with DUII, reckless driving and second degree criminal mischief. “This crash is a good …

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Man Attacks Dad, Standoff with Police

Posted by Anna Erickson on November 28, 2015


PORTLAND, Ore. – An adult son attacked his father with an edged weapon at a home on SE Stark Saturday morning.

Officers tried to negotiate with the man, who refused to come out, starting a standoff that lasted for around four hours.

Police requested the assistance of the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) and the Special Emergency Response Team (SERT).

SERT and East Precinct …

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