Posted by Steve Herman on March 7, 2014
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police in Portland say a 2-year-old boy found critically injured earlier this week at a motel has died. A man arrested in the case remains in jail.
Sgt. Pete Simpson said the child died late Thursday afternoon at a Portland hospital. An autopsy is scheduled. The boy was found Tuesday night at the Unicorn Motel.
A man identified …
Posted by Mike Turner on March 6, 2014
Photo courtesy of Beth Nakamura/ The Oregonian
A century old American Elm tree fell victim to the winds and rain early Thursday morning at S.W. Park and Burnside. The Firestone building was spared major damage.
Urban Forester Larry McGinnis says the root system couldn’t hold the tree during the storm. Crews regularly treat city trees infected by Dutch Elm Disease but McGinnis …
KEIZER, Ore. — Two 17-year-old’s are accused of shooting the parents of one of the boys at their home, killing his mother and wounding his dad before taking off.
An alarm sent officers to the house on Ventura Loop North late Wednesday night where they found 44-year-old Michelle Pearson dead and her husband, 57-year-old Wilfred “Bill” Pearson wounded in need of …
SALEM — A decision by the Oregon Department of Human Services to award custody of a 6-year-old Oregon girl to her biological father in Mexico has been upheld by a Marion County judge. The girl will be sent across the border to live with her dad, who’s a former convicted felon.
The ruling comes after Governor John Kitzhaber and state legislators …
Posted by Steve Herman on March 6, 2014
SEATTLE (AP) – A public hearing on Seattle’s minimum wage drew a crowd estimated at about 700 people Wednesday night, many of them red-shirted advocates of a move to increase the city’s minimum to $15 an hour.
The Seattle Times reports (http://is.gd/pOBNZ3 ) the joint hearing before Mayor Ed Murray’s Income Inequality Advisory Committee and the Seattle City Council was an …