Video Purports to Show Beheading of Second U.S. Journalist

Posted by Associated Press on September 2, 2014

BEIRUT — Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, “our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people.”

The footage — depicting what the U.S. said appeared to be a sickening act …

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Carjacking Suspect Shot By Police

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on September 2, 2014
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Steve Herman, Jeremy Scott contributed to this report

PORTLAND — Police had a history with a man who gave drivers the scare of their lives in Northeast Portland on Monday morning.

Officers swarmed a neighborhood after callers said a man armed with a gun was pointing it at them on Interstate 84 and trying to carjack drivers on the eastbound ramp near …

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Former U of O Student Imprisoned Wants the U.S. to FREE Him

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on September 1, 2014
Kenneth Bae

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NORTH KOREA,   Kenneth Bae was allowed to be interviewed by a CNN News crew for less than five minutes.  He put out an emotional plea for the U.S. Government to send an envoy to help him get out of prison.  He is serving a 15 year sentence since the North Korean Supreme Court found him …

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Police Make Arrest for Hillsboro Murder

Posted by Associated Press on August 31, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The Hillsboro police department says the boyfriend of a woman who was found stabbed to death in her apartment has been arrested.

Police named 24-year-old Eric Christopher Petersen a person of interest on Saturday. He was arrested hours later in La Center, Washington for violating probation. He was booked into Clark County jail.

Police identified the homicide victim …

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Fatal Hit & Run Bicycle Crash

Posted by Anna Erickson on August 31, 2014
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RAINIER – A fatal hit and run crash along Highway 30 west of Rainier killed 74-year-old  bicyclist Peter Michael Linden of St. Helens.

At around 3:00 Saturday afternoon, police got a report of a hit and run where a pickup truck struck a bicycle on Highway 30 west near milepost 50.  The pickup, driven by 34-year-old Kristopher Lee Woodruff from Vernonia, …

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