Fatal Freightliner Crash

Posted by Anna Erickson on September 6, 2014
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OAKRIDGE – OSP is still looking into Friday’s crash that killed a Silverton man.

Around 3:30 in the morning, a Freightliner truck pulling a trailer loaded with tree products was driving west on Highway 58 about twenty-five miles east of Oakridge.  The truck was reportedly driving downhill when 56-year-old Dennis Huber lost control, crossing the centerline and flipping over on the …

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Plane With Unresponsive Pilot Crashes Off Jamaica

Posted by Associated Press on September 5, 2014
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A prominent real estate developer and his wife were aboard the plane that strayed out of control and crashed off the coast of Jamaica.

Rick Glazer says Friday that his parents, Larry and Jane Glazer, were both licensed pilots. He says he can’t confirm they were killed, saying, “we know so little.”

In the meantime, New York politicians issued …

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Comedian Joan Rivers Dead at 81

Posted by Associated Press on September 4, 2014
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Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81.

Rivers died at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, surrounded by family and close friends, daughter Melissa Rivers said. She was hospitalized Aug. 28 after going into cardiac arrest …

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Shooting Manhunt Shuts Down Gresham Neighborhood

Posted by Jeremy Scott on September 4, 2014
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GRESHAM, Ore. — A neighborhood was blocked off and students were kept inside three schools on Thursday afternoon as police searched for a gunman.

A 25-year-old man was shot near Southeast 190th and Stark just after noon.  Witnesses say he was in the street on a bike.

The shooter ran into the parking lot of an apartment building on Yamhill.  He’s said …

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Oregon Zoo Says Goodbye…

Posted by Associated Press on September 4, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Riley the visiting giraffe is about to leave his temporary home at the Oregon Zoo in Portland and head home to Salt Lake City.

After a two-year stay, Oregon Zoo officials say the 17-foot-tall giraffe will be returning to Utah’s Hogle Zoo this month. He came to Portland during renovations at his home zoo, which recently opened …

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