Homeland Security Simulator

Posted by Mike Turner on November 21, 2014
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A million dollar simulation center was unveiled at Concordia University’s Columbia River Campus.

That hands on state of the art simulator will serve as a lab for the school’s students majoring in the degree of Homeland Security. It will also be a training ground for emergency management employees dealing with disaster response.


Sellwood Bridge Expected To Re-Open Early

Posted by Jeremy Scott on November 21, 2014
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Rosemary Reynolds contributed to this story

PORTLAND, Ore. — Multnomah County had hoped to open the Sellwood Bridge perhaps for the Friday afternoon commute, but it’s taking a little longer.  The bridge will be open after the rush hour in time for the weekend.

“The contractor is completing a traffic control change that will shift traffic onto the new east approach to …

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Fog Plays Role in Fatal Crash

Posted by Jeremy Scott on November 21, 2014
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MARION COUNTY, Ore. — A woman was killed and a man critically injured in a head-on crash during heavy fog in north Marion County on Thursday night.

Investigators say a driver went out of their lane and side-swiped another vehicle before hitting a third head-on around 9:45 on McKay Road Northeast near Arbor Grove.

43-year-old Regina Farah died at the hospital.  She was …

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Obama Spurns GOP With Expansive Immigration Orders

Posted by Associated Press on November 20, 2014
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WASHINGTON — Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on “felons, not families.”

The moves, affecting mostly parents and young people, marked the most sweeping changes to the nation’s fractured immigration laws in nearly three decades and set off …

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Official Says FSU Gunman Was Alumnus

Posted by Associated Press on November 20, 2014
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The gunman who shot three people at Florida State University’s library early Thursday before being killed by police was a lawyer who graduated from the school, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

The official said the shooter was Myron May, who graduated from Florida State before attending Texas Tech University’s law school. The official requested anonymity …

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