Dangerous Sex Offender On the Loose in Portland

Posted by Brett Reckamp on November 23, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — 56-year-old Dennis Davis has apparently let the battery run out on his electronic device.  His last known location was somewhere between Forest Park and Washington Park.

This is the third time since Davis was released from prison this summer that he has violated his parole.  Multnomah County’s Dave Austin says Davis should be considered armed and dangerous.  He …

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Democrat Kurt Schrader Votes To Block Syrian Refugees From U.S.

Posted by Associated Press on November 19, 2015
Photo: C-SPAN

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Oregon Rep. Kurt Schrader was one of nearly 50 Democrats to support legislation aimed at blocking the resettlement of Iraqi and Syrian refugees in the U.S.

Those Democrats were joined by all but two Republicans as the House passed the bill by a veto-proof 289-137 margin.

Thursday’s vote came less than a week after terrorist attacks in Paris …

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I-84 EB Back-open in The Gorge After Short but Powerful Storm

Posted by Brett Reckamp on November 17, 2015
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Photo:  Katherine Cook / KGW

PORTLAND, Ore. —  ODOT opened I-84 EB after Noon Wednesday after a 15-hour closure.  Strong winds and rain knocked down more than 20 trees along the freeway.

Don Hamilton says it looked like Cottonwood trees had been hit by lightning.  They noticed road signs weighing hundreds of pounds left dangling and broken.  Crews used heavy equipment to …

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