Woman Admitted to a local Hospital for Ebola Testing

Posted by Mike Turner on October 31, 2014

A woman who was in Africa and now in Portland was monitoring herself for Ebola symptoms under a voluntary program. She was taken to the Providence Milwaukie hospital on Friday with a high temperature and is being tested for the disease.

Physicians don’t know whether the woman has the disease or another infection. She could have the flu or even malaria. …

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Couple Identified in NE Portland Murder

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 31, 2014

Rosemary Reynolds contributed to the story

PORTLAND — A husband and wife were murdered in their home on Northeast 114th near Glisan on Thursday afternoon.  A suspicious family member found the couple dead.

The victims have been identified as Jerry and Helen Ephrem.  They were both 65 and lived in the neighborhood for more than 40 years.

“There is no known reason why anyone would …

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Shooter Dead Following Vancouver Manhunt, Two Wounded

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 31, 2014

Rosemary Reynolds contributed to this story

VANCOUVER, Wash. — A man who was supposed to appear in court for contempt on Friday didn’t make it there.  He ended up dead in a manhunt with police after they say he shot someone earlier in the morning.

Authorities swarmed in looking for 59-year-old John Kendall.  He was the suspect in the shooting of a woman at Northeast 63rd …

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Blazers Open Season, Moda Center Shines

Posted by Steve Herman on October 30, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore – LaMarcus Aldridge led Portland with 27 points as they rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the injury-depleted Oklahoma City Thunder 106-89 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.

The Moda Center showed off it’s $16-million renovation to the 19,441 on hand. That includes a completely remodel Kuni Lexus Club Level featuring several Portland eateries to …

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A Third Rescue in the Columbia Gorge: Hikers Safe

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on October 30, 2014

PORTLAND, OREGON   Search and rescue personnel have made contact with four hikers who lost their way  in the Columbia Gorge.   Lt. Steve Alexander with the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Department  says the four were cold but unhurt.

Searchers found the four cousins after midnight on Larch Mountain

Alexander says a 14-year-old boy, two male teens aged 18 and 19 and a …

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