Journey Drummer Arrested on Abuse Charges

Posted by mworkhoven on June 30, 2015

SALEM, Ore. — The drummer for the rock band Journey is facing charges in Marion County for domestic assault and menacing.

Police were called to Deen Castronovo’s home in Salem on a report  of a disturbance and he ended up being arrested on the assault charges. He is scheduled to enter a plea today. He’s currently out on bail.

Castronovo was recently …

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Former Officer Found Not Guilty at Child Rape Trial

Posted by mworkhoven on June 30, 2015

BEAVERTON, Ore. — A former Beaverton Police officer accused of child rape was acquitted by a jury Monday afternoon.

35-year-old Christopher Warren was previously found guilty of raping a 5-year-old girl at his Vancouver home.  But that verdict was thrown out when a mistrial was declared because a juror admitted to reading a newspaper article about the case.

His second trial ended …

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Memorial Held for Teen Who Fell From Cliff

Posted by mworkhoven on June 30, 2015

SALEM, Ore. — A candlelight vigil was held Monday night for a 16-year-old Salem boy who died after falling off a cliff on the Oregon Coast.

Rick Nelson was a student at Sprague High School.  The Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office says Nelson was part of a group of five people who hiked past a safety fence on Cape Kiwanda.

Police say there …

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Cannabis Culture: The Legalization of Marijuana

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on June 30, 2015

KXL is profiling several aspects of the legalization of recreational marijuana this week with our series “Cannabis Culture” on Portland’s Morning and Afternoon News.

Listen for reports at 5:19am, 7:19am and 5:19pm through Wednesday when the law passed by voters last November takes effect on Wednesday.

In part one, Steve Leader tackles some of the lingering questions and how the Oregon law compares with Washington and …

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Blazer New Guys

Posted by Mike Turner on June 29, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Trail Blazers introduced the newest guys on the team Monday.  Noah Vonleh, Mason Plumlee and Gerald Henderson were welcomed to town.

Coach Terry Stotts says their work ethic, professionalism and character will fit in nicely with the Blazers.