Man Identified in Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Posted by Anna Erickson on July 6, 2015
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TUALATIN, Ore. – A motorcyclist dies after losing control of his bike.

46-year-old John Hubbard of Tigard was speeding along SW 124th, when he hit a curb, lost control and crashed according to police.

Both the North and Southbound lanes of SW 124th were closed between SW Herman Road and SW Tualatin-Sherwood Road for a couple hours Monday afternoon.


Two Local Contestants To Appear On “American Ninja Warrior” TV Show

Posted by Pat Boyle on July 6, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Season 7 of NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” airs tonight at 8:00pm and the all military contestant special will feature two veterans from Portland and Hillsboro.  The show is an obstacle course competition with a grand prize of a million dollars.

Kim Liszka who served in the Army says her boyfriend built her a homemade obstacle …

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Suspect Who Stabbed Officer Shot By Police

Posted by Jeremy Scott on July 6, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — A Portland Police officer shot a suspect who stabbed his partner in the hand early Sunday morning.

The officers noticed a man trying to burglarize a police department office near Northeast 111th and Sandy.  He wouldn’t stop to talk and turned towards Officer Jose Jimenez, reached into his back pocket and pulled out this knife.

Officer Jimenez fell backwards as 55-year-old …

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Fire Damages Two SE Portland Homes

Posted by Jeremy Scott on July 6, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Fire started in the bushes between two homes on Southeast 169th Drive and Alder just before 9:00 on Monday morning.  Investigators are not ruling out illegal fireworks as the cause.

The garages were damaged.  Firefighters pulled down the siding and cut into the roof of both homes to make sure the fire was all the way out.

Neighbors reported …

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Fireworks Cause Numerous Fires in Northwest

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on July 6, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Warm weather and extremely dry conditions mixed with fireworks caused a series of fires over the Fourth of July weekend.

A duplex in Vancouver suffered over $400,000 in damage when fireworks landed on the roof.  Firefighters responded to numerous grass fires including one that consumed 10 acres near Padden Parkway.  Two teenagers connected …

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