No Firearms for Those Under a Restraining Order?

Posted by Associated Press on May 20, 2015
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SALEM, Ore. — An Oregon Senate panel has advanced legislation prohibiting people from keeping their firearms if they’ve been convicted of domestic violence or are under a restraining order.

Bill sponsor Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson has said Oregon doesn’t currently have a law preventing domestic violence offenders from possessing a gun.

She said there are not enough federal agents to enforce federal …

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Drop Box Fever

Posted by Mike Turner on May 19, 2015
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A steady stream of voters dropped their ballots at this box at Pioneer Courthouse Square Tuesday.

A Portland school board vote and school bond measure in the Reynolds district will be getting most of the attention in Multnomah County.

In Happy Valley, voters will be asked to say yea or nay to pay for a police force in that community.

 

 

 


Sixteen Arson Fires Under Investigation In Vancouver

Posted by Pat Boyle on May 19, 2015
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VANCOUVER, Wash. — Police and the Fire Marshall are both investigating at least ten arson fires overnight Monday. The fires were set in several locations from 39th and Interstate 5 to West 25th Street. No one was hurt in the  fires.

A garage was destroyed at a home on West 25th and Columbia.

A neighbor says even the trees caught on fire …

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Dump Trucks Destroyed By Fire

Posted by Jeremy Scott on May 19, 2015
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MILWAUKIE, Ore. — At least seven dump trucks at Northwest Infrastructure were destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning.

Somebody passing by the trucking business near Southeast 23rd and Clatsop spotted the fire and heard loud explosions around 1:30.

Firefighters were able to put the fire out before it spread to four other dump trucks.

“Seven dump trucks are going to be a complete loss …

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Reward Offered in Gresham Man’s Murder

Posted by Jeremy Scott on May 19, 2015
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GRESHAM, Ore. — A man who police and neighbors say grew medical marijuana at his home was shot and died in the street outside late on the evening on May 11th.

Police found the body of 25-year-old Erick Carnegie on Northwest 7th Place near Bella Vista Drive.  A witness says he was walking to the front door when two black men came up from behind …

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