Kidnap Suspect Now Sought In Bank Robbery

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on March 1, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Clackamas County sheriff’s spokesman says a man sought in a woman’s January abduction from a Milwaukie, Ore., tanning salon is suspected of robbing a bank in Eugene.

KATU-TV reports that Lt. Robert Wurpes said the suspect in a Friday afternoon bank robbery at a Columbia Bank branch in Eugene is 49-year-old Kelly Vern Swoboda.

Police allege that …

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Police call off search for missing Troutdale man

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 28, 2014

Updated 3/1

The official search has been called off for a Troutdale man who disappeared from the scene of a car crash Monday night, but his family refuses to give up hope.

“We are doing a lot of hugging and just keeping our hopes up.”

Kyle Peterson’s family presses on  encouraged by the support of their community.

“I mean perfect strangers are just coming …

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DHS Reconsidering Decision to Send 6-year-old Girl to Mexico

Posted by Brett Reckamp on February 27, 2014

Governor John Kitzhaber along with a number of top Oregon lawmakers including Senator Jackie Winters have called for the Oregon Department of Human Services to review a decision to send a 6-year-old girl to Mexico to live with her biological father.  He is a convicted felon who has done time in Oregon for assault.  He was also deported.  The girl’s …

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House Fire May Be Drug Related

Posted by Mike Turner on February 27, 2014

Firefighters find a man in his front yard while the house he occupied was on fire. He was taken to the hospital with burns.

Investigators were checking out the possibility drug lab in the basement of the home.


Car Crashes into Hillsboro Apartment

Posted by Cort Johnson on February 27, 2014


Residents of a Hillsboro apartment complex woke up with morning to find a car had come crashing into the building.

Emergency crews responded just before 5:30am, finding a white Buick sedan near the back patio of an apartment on NW Cornell Road at the Verandas apartment complex.

Officials had to remove the roof of the vehicle in order to remove the driver.  …

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