Thieves Smash Through Verizon Store

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 29, 2015

CLACKAMAS, Ore. — A driver backed their vehicle into the Verizon Wireless store at Clackamas Promenade around 7:30 on Thursday morning and two men made quick work ripping off stuff from the displays.

Alarms sounded when they smashed through the front of the store.  It was all caught on camera by the surveillance system and lasted all but thirty seconds.  The stolen items were …

Continue Reading

PPS Graduation Rate 70 Percent

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on January 29, 2015
pps image logo

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Public Schools released graduation rates for the 2013-2014 school year.  The rate is 70% that’s a 3% increase.  Overall, the graduation rate has increased 17% for the past 4 years.  Madison High School had the most noticeable change going from 62 percent to 75 percent.  The school added more honors classes and courses that would …

Continue Reading

Early Morning Raid

Posted by Mike Turner on January 28, 2015

The DEA, FBI and Homeland Security served 12 search warrants early Wednesday morning, including at a Beaverton home, targeting a money-laundering ring.

The raids come after a federal grand jury indicted eight individuals on bookmaking, money-laundering and marijuana dealing charges.

The group created an illegal bookmaking operation that operated since last May. Court documents also say profits and payouts went through a …

Continue Reading

Amanda Runs Again

Posted by Mike Turner on January 28, 2015

City Commissioner Amanda Fritz says she will run for a third term in Portland’s City Council.

She had stated after her win for a second term that she would never run for anything again. That was until her husband Steve died in a tragic car crash.

The Commissioner says she changed her mind after meeting with her family over the holidays.

Evergreen High School Teacher Arrested For Raping Student

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 28, 2015

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Evergreen High School sent an email to parents on Tuesday afternoon informing them that drama and English teacher Stephanie McCrea was arrested for raping a 15-year-old student.

Court documents say the boy admitted to having sex with his teacher at school and at her home starting in early December.  He said they planned to continue their relationship and not …

Continue Reading