Water Main Break In NW Portland

Posted by Pat Boyle on October 20, 2014
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Rosemary Reynolds & Jeremy Scott contributed to this story

PORTLAND — A water main break early Monday morning flooded the street and some businesses on Northwest 23rd Place and Westover just off West Burnside.

“Our system is 1895 vintage and it’s many different ages.  We get about 200 main breaks a year and that’s actually a pretty good break rate for a …

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Sherwood Couple and Baby Daughter Die in Crash

Posted by Christina Kemp on October 19, 2014
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Lost Lake, Ore. — A Sherwood couple and their baby girl died Saturday morning in a crash on Highway 20 west of the Santiam Pass. KGW is reporting that 34-year-old Fred Fefelov and his wife 28-year-old Tiffany were on their way to a church marriage retreat. Their 7-month-old daughter was with them.

State Police say the couple lost control of their Dodge …

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Murder Suspect Robs LO Bank

Posted by Associated Press on October 19, 2014
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LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon (AP) – A man suspected of robbing a bank in Lake Oswego over the weekend is also a suspect in his aunt’s murder and another bank robbery.

Lake Oswego police on Sunday said Teddy Stivahtis is suspected of robbing a Key Bank branch Saturday morning. The Oregonian reports he used a note to get an undisclosed amount of …

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SUV Crashes into Lake

Posted by Anna Erickson on October 19, 2014
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KLAMATH FALLS – A woman was hurt Saturday when her car went off the highway and into Klamath Lake.

Around 1:00pm, 23-year-old Ashley Willburn was driving her SUV along Highway 140 West near milepost 58 when, she drifted onto the westbound shoulder for unknown reasons.  Willburn over-corrected, bringing her SUV back onto the road but then veered off, crashing into the …

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Man Charged in Oregon Girl’s Disappearance

Posted by Christina Kemp on October 18, 2014
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MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) – Federal authorities say the San Francisco Bay Area man accused of bringing a 14-year-old girl he met online back to his home traveled to Oregon with his daughter to pick her up.

The Contra Costa Times reports that 41-year-old Blake Robert Johnston, of Martinez, appeared in court on Friday. He has been charged in U.S. District Court in …

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