Update: Missing Hillsboro Teens Found Safe In Portland

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 24, 2014
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Update:  Late Tuesday, KXL learned both 14 year old Drew Martin and 15 year old Joseph Beals were found on a TriMet bus near Lloyd Center.  Portland police confirmed to KXL, cops were called to the Portland Rescue Mission in the afternoon on a report the two had been staying there but when cops arrived the two were gone.  We’ll …

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WA Governor Meets with US Education Chief

Posted by Steve Herman on February 24, 2014

SEATTLE (AP) – Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he had a productive meeting with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Sunday to discuss options to preserve the state’s waiver from provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind law.

The governor said in a statement that “there’s a possibility to develop a positive path forward that has a realistic chance of …

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Ukraine Parliament Head Takes Presidential Powers

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 23, 2014
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A top opposition figure assumed presidential powers Sunday, plunging Ukraine into new uncertainty after a deadly political standoff — and boosting long-jailed Yulia Tymoshenko’s chances of a return to power.

The whereabouts and legitimacy of President Viktor Yanukovych are unclear after he left the capital for his support base in eastern Ukraine. Allies are deserting him one …

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Mexico Captures Sinaloa Cartel Boss ‘Chapo’ Guzman

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 22, 2014
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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities captured the world’s most powerful drug lord in a resort city Saturday after a massive search through the home state of the legendary capo whose global organization is the leading supplier of cocaine to the United States.

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, 56, looked pudgy, bowed and much like his wanted photos when he arrived in …

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Couple ID’d in Murder/Suicide

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 22, 2014
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Police now know the couple involved in a murder-suicide in Southeast Portland.

38-year-old Heather Riccardi  was found dead inside an apartment last weekend. Police believe that her husband, 48-year-old Jacques Dreyfus was on drugs when he shot his wife multiple times.

He then called 911 before shooting himself. He was still alive when officers arrived. He later died at the hospital.