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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Man Convicted in Killing of Daughters Ex-boyfriend

Posted by Steve Herman on February 27, 2014

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) – An Oregon jury has convicted a 54-year-old man of murder in the January 2012 fatal shooting of his daughter’s ex-boyfriend in a grocery store parking lot.

Washington County jurors in the Portland suburb of Hillsboro returned their verdict Wednesday against Jeffrey Johnson.

Killed was 22-year-old Ryan Johnson, the father of Jeffrey Johnson’s young grandson. The two men are …

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Arizona Governor Vetoe’s Bill That Would Have Allowed Discrimination Based on Religious Freedom

Posted by Brett Reckamp on February 26, 2014

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has vetoed a Republican bill designed to give added protection from lawsuits to people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays. The proposed legislation subjected Arizona to blistering criticism from major corporations and political leaders from both parties and set off a national debate over gay rights and religious freedom.

Oregon United for Marriage …

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Settlement in Fatal Crash Involving Portland Bicyclist

Posted by Jeremy Scott on February 26, 2014

PORTLAND — The family of a woman who was run over and killed by a delivery truck on her bicycle has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the company.

Kathryn Rickson was riding in the bike lane on Southwest Madison headed to the Hawthorne Bridge on the evening of May 16th, 2012 when the truck turned into her at 3rd Avenue. …

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