PORTLAND, Ore. — The former parking manager for the City of Portland who was fired for taking bribes was sentenced for the crimes in federal court on Wednesday.
Ellis McCoy will spend two years in prison and three years on probation. He told the judge he knew he had destroyed his 30-year career.
“I didn’t respect the rules of the city. I will …
Posted by Steve Herman on May 27, 2015
PORTLAND, Ore.- Another gang-related shooting Tuesday night makes three in the last 36-hours.
Witnesses told police a white “American” car slowed to a crawl and began to open fire near the corner of Northeast Sacramento Street and Rodney Avenue. Police found no victims or significant damage at the scene.
Portland Police say last night’s shooting in the Elliot neighborhood is similar to the other recent …
WEST LINN, Ore. — A boil water notice affecting more than 2,300 homes in the Marylhurst, Skyline Ridge, Robinwood, HSRS and Parker Crest neighborhoods has been lifted after 24 hours.
The city advised residents on Tuesday to boil their water until tests on whether or not there was bacteria in the water came back. The notice was issued after a power outage at the Bland …
Posted by Mike Turner on May 26, 2015
Drones have gotten so popular they now have their own store. Drones Plus has six stores nationwide and the latest is at Beaverton Town Square.
Manager Chris Griggs says thousand have come through his doors since opening five weeks ago.
Prices range from $29 to the thousands for fully outfitted drones.
Posted by Anna Erickson on May 26, 2015
Steve Leader contributed to this story
HERMISTON, Ore. – Cantaloupe could become more valuable because of the drought in California.
California growers are being hit hard by expensive water — so much that it’s cost prohibited for some crops to be grown, which could be a plus for Oregon farmers who grow melons.
Jack Bellinger of Bellinger Farms says Oregon’s melon-growing region has …