E-Cigarette Debate

Posted by Mike Turner on January 27, 2015

The Multnomah County Commission hears testimony from those for and against the regulation and control of vaping.

E-Cigarette retailers agree that they shouldn’t be sold to minors but resist licensing and adding it to the Clean Air Act. They also say most of their customers are smokers who want to kick the tobacco habit.

Health educators say those who cape are still …

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Evergreen High School English and Drama Teacher Arrested on Child Rape Charges

Posted by Brett Reckamp on January 27, 2015

Evergreen High School sent out an email to parents Tuesday informing them that theater and English teacher Stephanie McCrea was arrested on four counts of child rape Tuesday afternoon.  They did not include any specifics, but did say the victim is said to be a student at Evergreen.

The spring musical performance, “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” has been postponed according to their …

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Girl Makes Up Story of Attempted Kidnapping

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 27, 2015

TIGARD, Ore. — A teenage girl says she lied about her story that a stranger tried to kidnap her as she walked along the Westside Trail late Monday morning.

She first told police that a man grabbed her arm from behind, told her he had a gun and pulled her away.  The 15-year-old said she was able to break free when they reached a dirt …

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Oregon City Man Hunts Down Wife With Gun

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 27, 2015

OREGON CITY, Ore. — A man in one vehicle shot at his wife in another vehicle as they weaved through several neighborhoods on Monday afternoon in a case of domestic violence.

54-year-old Jan Moffatt called 9-1-1 from Meyers Road and Gaffney Lane as she was coming under fire.  Timothy Moffatt, 55, shot her twice before shooting himself.  Both are in critical condition …

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Vancouver Boy Hit and Killed By Train

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 26, 2015

VANCOUVER, Wash. — A 17-year-old boy was hit by a train around 2:45 on Monday morning and didn’t survive.  He was a student in the Evergreen School District, but has not been identified.

The operator of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train noticed him in the crossing at Southeast 164th and Rivershore Drive and hit the emergency brake.  The train was going about …

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