Hundreds Show Support As Beaverton Soldier Laid To Rest

Posted by Jeremy Scott on February 24, 2014
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BEAVERTON — Hundreds and likely thousands of people lined the procession route on Monday to show support as the body of a fallen soldier was escorted to the final resting place.

Flags line Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway

Army Specialist John Pelham was killed by enemy fire in Afghanistan.  His body was escorted home last week.  Flags were at half-staff in honor of the …

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How About We Call It Even?

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on November 15, 2013

By Steve Leader

Full disclosure: There’s a cop in my family.

Anyone care to explain the real reason some people complained about the funeral procession for an Oregon City police officer killed in the line of duty?  Officer Robert Libke was a reserve officer who served the community mostly for free.  He was laid to rest Thursday.

In the days before Officer Libke’s …

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Remembering Fallen Oregon City Police Officer

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on November 15, 2013
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By Jeremy Scott

PORTLAND – Thousands of people paid their respects on Thursday to an Oregon City reserve police officer who was killed in the line of duty.

41-year-old Robert Libke was shot in the face by a man who set his own house on fire and was threatening neighbors with a gun nearly two weeks ago.  Libke was taken off life support the next day.

A funeral procession …

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