Man Breaks Into Home, Touches Girl, Gets Away

Posted by Steve Herman on August 31, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore.- A usually quiet Vancouver neighborhood is buzzing about what happened on Sunday.. A burglary is rare enough of an event to have everyone talking, but this was far worse.

The Clark County Sheriffs Office says they believe a man entered a home near Northeast 2nd Loop and 2nd Circle. When he entered he touched the 15-year old living in …

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Winds Worsen Wildfires

Posted by mworkhoven on August 30, 2015

The Storm Saturday didn’t deliver much rain to the wildfires burning in Oregon, but did whip them up with higher winds. Heavy wind Saturday pushed the Canyon Creek Fire further east, burning down more structures. Evacuation orders remain in place for Prairie City, a town in Eastern Oregon near John Day. Crews had contained most of the 87,000 acre fire …

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Aftermath of the Windstorm

Posted by mworkhoven on August 30, 2015

Falling trees caused a lot of damage during Saturday’s windstorm, and the cleanup is ongoing. In Lake Oswego, a tree snapped and landed on the roof of a house. In Clackamas County a tree crushed the deck of a house and a fence and landed in a pool. And in Southeast Portland a tree fell across a street and into a  …

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Bank Robber Gets Away With Cash

Posted by Kaylene Beaujolais on August 29, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Umpqua bank at 1139 N.W. Lovejoy street was the target of a robbery Saturday afternoon. Police arrived to learn the suspect got away with an unknown amount of money. Callers describe the suspect as a White male in his 30’s or 40’s. He may have been wearing a navy blue sweatshirt. The robbery took place around …

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Traffic Alert: I-5 Northbound Closed Overnight

Posted by Jeremy Scott on August 28, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Interstate 5 northbound will be closed overnight Friday in the heart of downtown between the Marquam Bridge and Interstate 84.

The closure starts at 10:00pm.  Drivers will notice on-ramps closing at 9:00.  The freeway should be back open by 7:00 on Saturday morning.  Traffic will be detoured to I-405.

The Oregon Department of Transportation is continuing a project to replace 300 green …

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