Fatal Hit & Run Bicycle Crash

Posted by Anna Erickson on August 31, 2014
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RAINIER – A fatal hit and run crash along Highway 30 west of Rainier killed 74-year-old  bicyclist Peter Michael Linden of St. Helens.

At around 3:00 Saturday afternoon, police got a report of a hit and run where a pickup truck struck a bicycle on Highway 30 west near milepost 50.  The pickup, driven by 34-year-old Kristopher Lee Woodruff from Vernonia, …

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Man Injured in Fire Trying to Save Dog

Posted by Anna Erickson on August 30, 2014

Hillsboro – A mobile home caught fire early Saturday morning.  Three adults and one child were forced to leave their home and one of the adults was transported to the Oregon Burn Center for treatment of burns that he got from trying to re-enter the home.

Around 1:00 am, fire crews arrived to find flames coming through the windows on both …

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Woman Stabbed To Death

Posted by Jeremy Scott on August 29, 2014

Christina Kemp contributed to this report.

HILLSBORO — A woman was stabbed to death in her apartment late Friday morning.  Officers were called to the Minter Bridge Square on Minter Bridge Road just off TV Highway.

Police say it’s a case of murder. They found 24-year-old Aimee Zdrantan dead inside her apartment. “I don’t even know her and it makes me want to …

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Police Shoot Woman Driving Stolen Car

Posted by Jeremy Scott on August 28, 2014

ALBANY — A woman who was driving a stolen car and pointed a gun at officers was shot early Thursday morning.

Police tried to pull her over on Interstate 5 in Springfield.  She got past spike strips and took the Highway 34 exit.  The woman drove into the parking lot of Jackson’s Chevron gas station, got out of her car and …

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Two Arrests in Shooting of Klamath County Deputy

Posted by Associated Press on August 28, 2014

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Authorities have arrested a suspect in the shooting of a Klamath County sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop.

They’ve also arrested the man’s girlfriend on conspiracy charges and say they’re looking for others involved.

District Attorney Rob Patridge said Thursday the suspect is 30-year-old William Jack Parkerson, who was arrested in Chiloquin north of Klamath Falls. He faces …

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