Posted by Steve Leader on October 23, 2014
Ripping out someone’s hair may sound like assault. But not always. The Oregon Court of Appeals ruled this week in the case of Derrick James Lewis.
A jury had found Lewis guilty of 4th degree assault for pulling out his wife’s hair, while she screamed at him, “stop it.” Clumps of her hair were found on the floor.
Oregon Live reports the …
Posted by Steve Leader on April 22, 2014
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …