Arrests Made in Gang Related Shootings

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 9, 2015
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Photo Courtesy KGW

Police in Portland and Gresham have made arrests from suspected gang related shootings over the weekend.  20-year-old Tyrone Allen was picked up and charged with a variety of crimes including attempted murder in a drive by shooting at Northeast 102nd Avenue and Prescott Street Saturday morning.  Portland Police say he missed his intended target, but hit a car …

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Rash of Break-in’s for Southeast Portland Food Carts

Posted by Brett Reckamp on February 25, 2015
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Photo Credit:  Nina Mehlhaf, KGW

Several pods near each other have been getting broken into lately; as many as ten in the last month.  KGW reports four carts on Foster pod on SE 52nd Avenue were hit sometime early Tuesday morning.

Thieves are busting doors and breaking padlocks, then taking anything that isn’t nailed down including electronics, cash, expensive equipment and even food. …

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Portland Trailblazer Legend Jerome Kersey – Dead Age 52

Posted by Brett Reckamp on February 18, 2015
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Audio tribute to Jerome Kersey from Alpha Media produced by Bryan Griggs


Longtime Blazer Jerome Kersey passed away at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center in Tualatin Wednesday.  An autopsy has confirmed that a blood clot from his left calf moved into his lungs.

Kersey appeared at Madison High School Tuesday to speak on African American History Month along with other …

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Low Carbon Fuel Bill On Way to Oregon House

Posted by Brett Reckamp on February 18, 2015
Série thématique : La stratégie de Lisbonne

The Oregon Senate Wednesday has approved SB 324 and it’s now on the way to the Oregon House.  It passed by a mostly party line vote of 17-13 with one Democrat – Senator Betsy Johnson of Scappoose voting no.

Oregon actually already passed a low carbon bill in 2009, but it has yet to take effect.

Proponents of the bill say it …

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Exclusion Day in Oregon – No Shots, No School

Posted by Brett Reckamp on February 17, 2015

Wednesday, February 18th 2015 is Exclusion Day in Oregon which means all vaccination records must be up to date for all children in public and private schools, preschools and certified child care facilities.

Letters went out to parents a couple of weeks ago making them aware of the rule.  Last year more than 5,000 students were held out of the classroom …

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