OHSU Police Are Now Armed

Posted by Mike Turner on September 15, 2014

25 Oregon Health and Science University officers are now carrying weapons on campus 24-7.

It’s taken six years of task force and Board deliberations to get there. Campus Police Chief Greg Moawad says response time to incidents has taken too long and police from other agencies are confused with the OHSU geography.

Shuttle Driver Crushed Between Buses

Posted by Jeremy Scott on September 15, 2014

PORTLAND — The hotel shuttle bus driver who was crushed between two buses on Friday night at the main terminal at Portland International Airport is in critical condition.

51-year-old Kevin Schaffer was loading luggage into the back of his bus when he was hit by another shuttle from behind.  Another driver thought his bus was in park.  When it started to …

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No More Frisbee For Him

Posted by Steve Leader on September 15, 2014
Jahson Marryshow

EUGENE, ORE.– Eugene Police say they received a tip that Jahson Marryshow might be in the city.  The 31-year old had been on the run since 2010 for a bank robbery in Ulster County, New York.  Marryshow was the county’s most wanted fugitive.

There were reports that Marryshow displayed a gun during the robbery, then stole a car, and burned down …

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Fire Spreads Near Estacada

Posted by Christina Kemp on September 15, 2014
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Rosemary Reynolds and Pat Boyle contributed to this story

Estacada, Ore. — Those hazy skies around Portland are because of a wildfire burning ten miles southeast of Estacada.  The fire broke out Saturday and has spread to about 2,300 acres.

Around 100 fire personnel are currently working the fire and more help is on the way.  Firefighters are tackling the blaze from the ground …

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Oregon Budgets Millions for Cover Oregon Lawsuit

Posted by Associated Press on September 15, 2014
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SALEM, Ore. — Oregon has budgeted $2 million for its legal fight with software giant Oracle over the state’s failed health care exchange website.

The state sued the Redwood City, California, company in Marion County Circuit Court last month, claiming that Oracle officials lied, breached contracts and engaged in “a pattern of racketeering activity.” Meanwhile, the company has sued the state …

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