Third Arrest in Shooting Outside North Portland School

Posted by Jeremy Scott on December 17, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. — Three suspects have been arrested for Friday afternoon’s shooting outside Rosemary Anderson High School that injured four people and is believed to be gang-related.

The shooting happened on the corner of North Killingsworth Court and Borthwick in what witnesses say was a dispute between the victims and suspects.  Three men ran off and quickly left the scene while the victims …

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1995 Cold Case Murder Solved

Posted by Jeremy Scott on December 16, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. — A family has waited too long for justice.  Almost 19 years to the day, they can finally get closure after three men were indicted for their loved one’s murder.

Darrin Ezell, 24, was killed in his sleep at his home on Southeast Ramona Street just off 92nd Avenue on the morning of December 20th, 1995 with his two children …

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Turning Point in Oregon’s Job Market

Posted by Associated Press on December 16, 2014

SALEM, Ore. — The state Employment Department says a large increase in jobs in November has pushed Oregon employment totals above the peak reached before the Great Recession.

The agency said Tuesday that seasonally adjusted payroll figures for the month were 3,000 greater than in December 2007.

Total employment is estimated at more than 1.7 million.

The estimate for November’s gains was 11,200 …

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Busiest Mailing Day of The Year

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on December 15, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Monday is the busiest mailing day of the year.  More than 640 million cards, letters, and packages will be processed nationwide.

With only ten days left until Christmas, customers are dealing with long lines and they’re getting a little grumpy because of it.

With more people shopping online, postal deliveries have increased 14% this year.  30 million extra pieces …

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Sydney Cafe Siege Ends With Three Dead Including Gunman

Posted by Associated Press on December 15, 2014

SYDNEY — The deadly siege began in the most incongruous of ways, on a sunny Monday morning inside a cheerful cafe in the heart of Australia’s largest city. An Iranian-born gunman burst in, took 17 people hostage, and forced some to hold a flag with an Islamic declaration of faith above the shop window’s festive inscription of “Merry Christmas.”

It ended after …

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