Gabby and the Guns

Posted by Mike Turner on October 21, 2014
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Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an assassination attempt during a mass shooting at an Arizona supermarket in 2011, told a roundtable of women leaders in Portland Tuesday night that gun violence is a “women’s issue.”

She’s on the last leg of a tour designed to engage women on the subject of gun violence. Giffords and her husband are gun owners …

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Murder In Milwaukie

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 21, 2014
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Rosemary Reynolds & Pat Boyle contributed to this story

MILWAUKIE, Ore. — A man was found dead outside an apartment building late Monday night and an autopsy determined that he was murdered.

Police have identified the victim as 43-year-old Kenneth Scham.  He was staying with friends.

Scham’s body was found in the parking lot at Southeast 22nd and Bluebird Street.

A suspect has been identified, but police …

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Two Arrested In Downtown Stabbing Death

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 21, 2014
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Rosemary Reynolds contributed to this story

PORTLAND — Two homeless men have been arrested in last week’s stabbing death of a man who lived downtown.

43-year-old Marc Sundin was stabbed in the chest early on October 16th.  He stumbled for a few blocks before collapsing on the sidewalk near City Hall at Southwest 4th and Madison.  Crime scene tape blocked the area …

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Community Pleads with USCG to Keep Air Base Open

Posted by Steve Herman on October 21, 2014
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NEWPORT, Ore.- Central Oregon coast residents packed a meeting with the US Coast Guard to convince them to keep the Newport air base open.

“The Coast Guards most sacred mission, the mission you are most proud of carrying out is search and rescue,” one woman testified at the meeting.

But their words not only fell on deaf ears, they never mattered from …

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A Dangerous Path

Posted by Mike Turner on October 20, 2014
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An explosive device with a tripwire attached was found on this trail near Forest Park.

Mike and Jennifer Colbach were hiking the path they take all the time from Sylvan down to Forest Park. What they found is scary. A parachute cord rigged to a three-quarter inch diameter pipe attached to a tree. There appeared to be a firing pin at …

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