Man Sentenced In Portland Fry Pan Assault

Posted by Steve Leader on April 22, 2014
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It’s hard to fight back when you’re six-years old, asleep in your bed, and a stranger enters your room.  He assaults you with a frying pan, cracks your skull.  It happened to a little girl in Portland almost three-years ago.

The attacker, Michael Parker, 29, also assaulted the child’s father during a fight. A judge Monday sentenced Parker to at least …

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Fight Results in Shooting On Woodstock

Posted by Jeremy Scott on March 7, 2014
Courtesy: KGW

PORTLAND — A man was shot and another man was arrested for pulling the trigger near Southeast 82nd and Woodstock late Friday morning.

Witnesses say the men were fighting in the street when a shot was fired.  The victim ran to an auto body shop for help while the shooter bolted from the scene to a home where he was arrested.

The guy shot …

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Teens Arrested In Deadly Keizer Shooting

Posted by Jeremy Scott on March 6, 2014
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KEIZER, Ore. — Two 17-year-old’s are accused of shooting the parents of one of the boys at their home, killing his mother and wounding his dad before taking off.

An alarm sent officers to the house on Ventura Loop North late Wednesday night where they found 44-year-old Michelle Pearson dead and her husband, 57-year-old Wilfred “Bill” Pearson wounded in need of …

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Man Stabs Roommate to Death In North Portland

Posted by Jeremy Scott on March 5, 2014
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PORTLAND — A man who police say stabbed his roommate to death in their North Portland home early Tuesday afternoon has been arrested.

51-year-old Stephen Kovacs is charged with murder and unlawful use of a weapon.  He’s accused of killing 56-year-old Peter John at their residence on North Haight Avenue and Jessup.

Medical was called for, but John died before they could …

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Teen Says She Was Raped In North Portland

Posted by Jeremy Scott on February 25, 2014

PORTLAND — Police are investigating the report that a 15-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a stranger on Sunday night in the Portsmouth neighborhood.

The victim says it happened just before 10pm near North Adriatic Avenue and Esperanza Street.  Officers identified a possible crime scene, but did not find the suspect.  

Investigators are looking for a black man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.