FBI Offers Cash for Help Stopping Man on Crime Spree

Posted by Associated Press on October 16, 2014
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PORTLAND — Authorities say a 36-year-old man sought as a suspect in the stabbing death of his aunt has now been charged with bank robbery in Monday’s holdup of a Chase Bank branch in Canby, Oregon.

The FBI said Wednesday that it is offering a reward of as much as $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Teddy …

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Ebola Scare at PDX

Posted by Mike Turner on October 15, 2014
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Oregon health officials responded to an Ebola scare at Portland International Airport on Wednesday morning after receiving word of a sick kid traveling from Africa.

But the child had just eaten too much junk food and did not have Ebola


Winds Bring Down Trees, Leave Thousands Without Power

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 15, 2014
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PORTLAND — Strong winds and rain greeted people on their morning commute Wednesday.  It caused trees to fall, some onto electrical lines and knocked out power.

As of 3:00pm, the juice has been restored to all but a handful of customers.  More than 4,100 PGE customers in Portland, Gresham and Corbett lost power for hours.

Almost 2,000 were knocked out in Hillsboro, …

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Kitzhaber and Richardson Debate to Become Next OR Governor

Posted by Steve Herman on October 15, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Gov. John Kitzhaber is once again defending his fiancee’s work for organizations seeking to influence state policy.

The Democratic governor debated Republican state Rep. Dennis Richardson Tuesday night.

Revelations about Kitzhaber’s fiancee, Cylvia Hayes, have overshadowed the campaign for governor since last week. She’s acknowledged that she was involved in plans to grow marijuana and that she accepted …

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Driver Damages Max Tracks and Takes Off

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 14, 2014
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PORTLAND — A man drove his car onto the Max tracks along East Burnside on Tuesday morning and left a real mess behind.  It meant hours of delays for passengers and work for repair crews.

The crash brought down the overhead wire system just west of 122nd.

“The pole itself is bent.  This pole has our counterweights on it that keep the overhead …

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