Man Dies in SE Portland Apartment Fire

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on July 11, 2014
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Jeremy Scott contributed to this story

PORTLAND — A man was killed when fire ripped through a Southeast Portland apartment early Friday morning.  A mother and child in a neighboring apartment were among eleven people evacuated by the fire.

Crews were dispatched just after 3:00 to the Cascade Village Apartments on 125th off Division after a tenant called 911 to say the building was …

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Deadly Eugene House Fire Considered Suspicious

Posted by Associated Press on March 19, 2014
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EUGENE, Ore. — Authorities say a body has been found at a house fire that a police spokeswoman calls “suspicious.”

The fire was in the city’s Fairmount neighborhood and was reported after midnight.

The police said Wednesday morning the body was found as firefighters extinguished the blaze.

Police spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin told the Register-Guard that police regard the fire as suspicious but she …

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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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Forest Grove Man Dies While Scuba Diving

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on March 3, 2014

ALBANY, OR – A  Forest Grove man died on Sunday, while scuba diving  in Clear Lake near Santiam Pass.

The Linn County sheriff’s office says three men were diving and one did not surface.

After a search, the body was recovered by Sweet Home fire department divers in about 40 feet of water near the Clear Lake Lodge. He’s been identified as …

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OR Flags at Half Staff to Honor Mandela

Posted by Chris Brown on December 6, 2013
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Governor John Kitzhaber has ordered flags on government buildings be flown at half staff in honor of the late Nelson Mandela. The former South African president and civil rights icon died Tuesday at his home on Pretoria at the age of 95.  President Barack Obama has announced he’ll be flying to South Africa ahead of a December …

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