Hiker Injured in Fall in Columbia Gorge

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on December 15, 2014
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MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore. — 59-year-old Randy Craig is hospitalized with a broken leg.  He went hiking with three of his friends Sunday in the Columbia Gorge on the Angels Rest Trail near Wahkeena Falls.  That’s where Craig slipped and fell.

Everyone knew he was in trouble when he told them he couldn’t walk.  Someone in the group called 9-1-1.

Multnomah County Search …

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Police Shooter Gets 30 Years

Posted by Jeremy Scott on December 12, 2014
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Pictured: Portland Police Officer Jeff Dorn and his family

PORTLAND, Ore. — Paul Ropp was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Friday for shooting and killing police dog “Mick” and seriously wounding Officer Jeff Dorn this past April.

Ropp, 20, was one of three men who burglarized Blumenthal Uniforms & Equipment on Barbur Boulevard and got into an SUV with police …

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Shooting in East Portland

Posted by Jeremy Scott on December 11, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. — A man was shot several times along Southeast Division near 148th early Thursday morning.

Police found the victim in his 30’s on the sidewalk just east of the intersection around 1:45.  He was taken to the hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.

Investigators are trying to learn what led up to the shooting.  Witnesses say they heard screaming before the gunshots.

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Congress Keeps Coast Guard Helicopter in Newport

Posted by Associated Press on December 11, 2014
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GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The U.S. Coast Guard helicopter base in Newport will remain open for the next year.

Democratic members of the Oregon delegation announced Wednesday that they were able to attach a provision to the Coast Guard authorization bill requiring them to keep the base operating through Jan. 1, 2016.

The base had been slated for closure to save $6 …

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