Prostitution and Drug Trafficking Ring Busted

Posted by Anna Erickson on March 28, 2015

VANCOUVER, Wash. — 19 people were arrested at an 8-unit apartment complex and an adjoining home at 2009 Norris for drug trafficking, drug use, prostitution and trafficking of stolen property.  Kim Kapp with Vancouver Police says the SWAT team and multiple police agencies helped with the arrests, which included the apartment manager, 52-year-old John Raynor.

The Vancouver Police Department, Clark County Sheriff’s …

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Fatal Portland Shooting

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on March 28, 2015

Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Portland early Saturday morning in the Eliot Neighborhood.

Sergeant Pete Simpson says after 1:00am, officers responded to the report of a shooting at a home on Northeast Morris Street.  They found an adult male in the front yard, dead from a gunshot wound.

Officers began talking with several people at the home, but at this …

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Son Arrested For Murdering Father

Posted by Jeremy Scott on March 27, 2015

TIGARD, Ore. — Investigators say a 73-year-old man was murdered inside his home by his own son.  Nick Krochmal was found dead by a family member just after 3:00 Friday morning on Southwest 69th Avenue just off Taylors Ferry Road.

Nicholas Krochmal, 38, turned himself in to Tigard Police on Friday night accompanied by an attorney.  Police had no suspects up until then.

“At …

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Amanda Knox Murder Conviction Overturned

Posted by Associated Press on March 27, 2015

ROME — Italy’s highest court overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Friday over the 2007 slaying of Knox’s roommate, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case that captivated trial-watchers on both sides of the Atlantic.

“Finished!” Knox’s lawyer Carlo Dalla Vedova exulted after the decision was read out late Friday. “It couldn’t be better than this.”

In …

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Marijuana Czar Fired

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on March 27, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — The man hired only four months ago to oversee the regulation of recreational marijuana in Oregon has been fired.  The OLCC comments that Tom Burns termination is a staff issue, unfortunate and no personality conflict took place.

Director of Licensing Will Heglin will take his place on an interim basis.  He’s described as a good manager who knows …

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