Reward Offered in Pipe Bomb Explosion

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 27, 2014
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Mike Turner contributed to this story

PORTLAND — Authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to whoever planted a pipe bomb at an apartment complex in Southwest Portland.

The explosive device went off in the parking lot of the Terri Lee Manor on Capitol Highway on the afternoon of October 15th and damaged a car.

The Metropolitan Explosives Disposal Unit used a robot to …

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A Must See Halloween House

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on October 27, 2014
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Happy Valley,  Oregon     Gary and his family go to great lengths to make Halloween and Christmas Special.  He says it’s all about making kids happy and the fact that he loves both holidays.  If you pass his house on SE 177th and Sunnyside Road you will not be disappointed at all.

He and his sons spend weeks putting up …

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Search Crews Busy In The Gorge

Posted by Pat Boyle on October 27, 2014
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Portland, Oregon – Multnomah County Search and Rescue crews had a busy Sunday. They were called to help locate a missing mushroom picker near Larch Mountain and got another call about two lost hikers near Angel’s Rest.

They found 40 year old Katherine McKinnon  after 11 p.m. near Larch Mountain Road. She had been picking mushrooms with her boyfriend and the …

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Beaverton Neighborhood Says City to Blame for Storm Damage

Posted by Steve Herman on October 26, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore.- Sure,  Mother Nature was rough on the entire Portland metropolitan area this weekend. But one neighborhood in Beaverton was hit particularly hard.

So is it just bad luck? Or is it poor planning by the city?

In just a four square block area of the Ashwood Downs neighborhood, 13 trees had fallen. Some onto cars, homes, mailboxes. One tree even ripped up …

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Multnomah County to Focus on Conviction Integrity

Posted by Associated Press on October 26, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Multnomah County will for the first time have a single prosecutor responsible for guarding against wrongful convictions and investigating challenges to convictions.

The Oregonian reports (http://is.gd/5qZJFi ) that 35-year veteran Multnomah County prosecutor, Russ Ratto, starts the new job on Monday.

Ratto will review claims of innocence after convictions have occurred and update office protocols.

Multnomah County District Attorney …

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