Drifters Arrested In Portland Suspected In Second San Francisco Murder

Posted by Pat Boyle on October 9, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Three young drifters arrested in Southeast Portland on Wednesday may face charges in a second Bay Area murder.

Police say they found things in their possession that belong to a 23-year-old Canadian tourist who was shot and killed in Golden Gate Park last weekend.

24-year-old Sean Angold, 18-year-old Lila Alligood and 23-year-old Morrison Lampley were arrested for murder.

They were wanted for killing …

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Sheriff’s Association Supports Hanlin, Brady Group Calls For Resignation

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 8, 2015

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence on Monday called for the immediate resignation of Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin and his replacement as lead investigator of the Umpqua Community College shooting, calling him “unfit” to complete the investigation.

The Oregon State Sheriffs’ Association responded on Thursday, saying they fully support him.

Related: Gunman Kills Nine, Wounds Nine at Umpqua Community College

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City Council Approves Share of $30 Million To House Homeless

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on October 7, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. —  They don’t have the money yet, but the City of Portland and Multnomah County announced their intent last week to spend $30 million to pay for shelter beds and housing for people in need.

Leaders say the money may not be available until next July.  There could be a bump in city money before then, but nothing is …

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More Than 13,000 Homeless Oregonians According To New Head Count

Posted by Pat Boyle on October 7, 2015
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SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Housing and Community Services Department says its latest head count of the homeless shows 13,176 Oregonians do not have their own place to stay.  The street count was done by volunteers in January and shows people living outside, in cars or in temporary shelters.

Alison McIntosh with the agency says “about a third of the people …

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Woman Killed By Driver Smoking Marijuana

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 6, 2015

GRESHAM, Ore. — A Portland woman passed away from her injuries nearly twelve hours after she was hit by a car driven by a man who was seen smoking marijuana behind the wheel.

Elizabeth Kemble, 46, was attempting to cross the street in a marked crosswalk at 181st and East Burnside just after 8:00 on Monday morning.  She was sent flying at least 30′.

“She …

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