Fatal Hit & Run Bicycle Crash

Posted by Anna Erickson on August 31, 2014
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RAINIER – A fatal hit and run crash along Highway 30 west of Rainier killed 74-year-old  bicyclist Peter Michael Linden of St. Helens.

At around 3:00 Saturday afternoon, police got a report of a hit and run where a pickup truck struck a bicycle on Highway 30 west near milepost 50.  The pickup, driven by 34-year-old Kristopher Lee Woodruff from Vernonia, …

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Skateboarder Hit By Bus

Posted by Christina Kemp on August 30, 2014
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Clackamas, Ore. — A man is in the hospital after getting hit by a Trimet bus in Clackamas this morning.

“The pedestrian was riding a skateboard coming down the ramp from the MAX platform and made a sudden turn”, said Deputy Marcus Mendoza.

A turn that put him right in the path of the bus. Deputy Marcus Mendoza says the 29-year-old was …

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Man Injured in Fire Trying to Save Dog

Posted by Anna Erickson on August 30, 2014
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Hillsboro – A mobile home caught fire early Saturday morning.  Three adults and one child were forced to leave their home and one of the adults was transported to the Oregon Burn Center for treatment of burns that he got from trying to re-enter the home.

Around 1:00 am, fire crews arrived to find flames coming through the windows on both …

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Girl dies, was trapped in sand at Oregon beach

Posted by Associated Press on August 29, 2014

 

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — Police in the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City say a 9-year-old girl trapped when a sand hole collapsed on her has died.

Lt. Jerry Palmer says police and firefighters responded shortly after 5 p.m. Friday and found a group of people trying to dig the girl out. Palmer says officers helped extract the girl from …

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Guard Shoots, Kills Inmate

Posted by Steve Leader on August 29, 2014
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Photo courtesy: Associated Press

(PENDLETON) The Oregon Department of Corrections says an inmate was shot by a guard during a fight this morning  at the state prison in Pendleton.

D.O.C. says a guard fired the shot from a yard tower after two inmates who were assaulting a third inmate failed failed to stop.

According to the Corrections Department, the shot was fired to …

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