Little Boxes

Posted by Mike Turner on November 26, 2014

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley and Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish visit Hammer and Vine on SW Burnside.

The visit is meant to encourage Oregonians to support small business during the holiday season. Several of the businesses are part of the “Little Boxes” campaign which help’s Portland shops to allow customers to earn discounts and win prizes.

A Smaller Demonstration

Posted by Mike Turner on November 26, 2014

That was the case today in front of the Justice Center in downtown Portland. About two dozen people gathered there after last night’s civil disobedience attended by a few hundred protesters.

The group Don’t Shoot Portland urged supporters to gather at 3 p.m. “to demand the Justice Department of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and President Barack Obama bring federal charges …

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Milwaukie Woman Run Over in Crosswalk Hoping for Some Help

Posted by Brett Reckamp on November 26, 2014

Kelsey Zionowski was just minding her own on August 5th, waiting to cross a cross SE McLoughlin near SE River Road when a car smashed into her and critically injured her.  The 25-year-old ended up losing one of her legs, while the other is still badly broken and unusable.  She has had to have multiple surgeries including one on her …

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Airports, Roads Busy For Thanksgiving

Posted by Jeremy Scott on November 26, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. — About 3.6 million people will fly to their Thanksgiving destinations this year, 3% more than last year.

More than 300,000 travelers are expected to travel through Portland International Airport this week.  The busiest days are Wednesday and Sunday with more than 51,000 travelers expected daily.

A storm in the northeast has cancelled and delayed flights across the country.  Passengers …

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Three Drive-By Shootings

Posted by Jeremy Scott on November 26, 2014

Photo Courtesy: Associated Press

SALEM, Ore. — The gang team is investigating three drive-by shootings on Tuesday night in the northeast part of town.

Gunshots were fired from a vehicle wounding one person in the leg on Evergreen Avenue Northeast around 8:30.

Around 10:15, another person was shot in the leg while walking on Sunnyview Road Northeast.

Officers heard more gunshots nearby and found that somebody fired …

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