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  • Cat on the prowl and owners trapped

    March 10, 2014 7:29 PM

    PORTLAND, OREGON- Police were called to a house in Portland, Oregon to subdue a huge house cat that attacked a child forcing the family to barricade themselves in a bedroom. They baby was not hurt. The couple locked themselves in their bedroom with the baby and the family... more »
  • Portlanders push for barrier at 'Suicide Bridge'

    June 9, 2013 10:28 AM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - An Oregon group is pushing city officials to put anti-suicide barriers on an arch bridge that has been the site of three suicides already this year. The group, called Friends of The Vista Bridge, includes some who live and work near the majestic span west of downtown... more »
  • Prostitution sting leads woman straight to police

    January 25, 2013 12:32 PM

    SALEM, Ore. - Authorities say a 20-year-old Portland woman drove 50 miles to reach the man she thought was her client after being solicited for prostitution through phone and text messages. But there was something unusual about the destination: It was the Salem Police Department. Stranger still, police say the... more »
  • Police: 3 dead, including gunman, in Ore. mall shooting

    December 11, 2012 6:18 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Authorities say three people are dead, including the shooter, after a mass shooting at a packed Oregon mall. The shooting happened at the Clackamas Town Center, which was packed with holiday shoppers according to law enforcement. Officers have been going store-to-store at the Clackamas Town Center... more »
  • Cold case confession

    July 23, 2012 7:45 PM

    Police in Texas got a weekend surprise when a man called and confessed to two murders during the 70's in Portland, Oregon. Jeffery Cutlip was arrested in Brownsville, Texas after admitting his involvement in murders in 1975 and 1977. Authorities didn't release the names of the victims or other information... more »
  • Man robs bank, drives to police station, confesses

    June 26, 2012 12:35 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - A suburban Portland man says he was so moved by a documentary exploring the cause of the Great Recession that he decided to rob a bank. But apparently the film didn't make enough of an impression for the 50-year-old Gresham man to keep the loot. The Oregonian... more »
  • Woman arrested for visiting a man through suitcase

    June 8, 2012 12:24 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Police say a 50-year-old Oregon woman is in trouble because of her relationship baggage - but it's not the emotional kind. Kola J. McGrath was arrested Monday for trespassing after workers at her boyfriend's downtown Portland apartment complex discovered the man was sneaking her into the building... more »
  • Oregon woman wins $900k in lawsuit over herpes claim

    June 7, 2012 12:56 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon jury has awarded $900,000 to a 49-year-old woman who claimed that a 69-year-old Portland man intentionally gave her a sexually transmitted disease after they met on an online dating website. The Oregonian reports that it was the first time that a case of a... more »
  • Boy Drowns in Washing Machine

    April 2, 2012 7:26 PM

    A couple in Portland, Oregon will likely not face charges after their one-year-old boy drowned in a washing machine. Police say the death of Ollie Hebb appears to be accidental. Tiffany Hebb told a newspaper her son used to help her with the laundry by throwing clothes into a top-loading... more »
  • "Moss Man" at large

    October 12, 2011 7:35 PM

    A warrant is out for a burglar dubbed the "Moss Man" since he failed to show up in court for his trial in Oregon. Gregory Liascos of Portland got the nickname because he was arrested in full-body camouflage outside a museum. Police say he had cut a hole in the... more »
  • Report: Red snapper in Gulf being overfished

    July 14, 2011 3:33 PM

    PORTLAND, Maine - Forty stocks of fish populations are subject to overfishing in U.S. waters, but progress is being made to rebuild stocks and reduce overfishing, federal officials said Thursday. The number of fish populations being fished at too high of a level at the end of 2010 was... more »
  • Doctor Operates on Wrong Eye

    April 19, 2011 7:36 PM

    Parents may sue a doctor who operated on the wrong eye of their four year old son. The surgery was performed in Portland,Oregon by Dr. Shawn Goodmen who did not return messages for comment. Dale Matlock and Tasha Gaul say the surgery was supposed to prevent Jesse Matlock's right eye... more »
  • Intruder, Oregon home owner call police on each other

    March 8, 2011 12:57 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon police say both an intruder and a Portland homeowner phoned 911 to report the same thing: a strange man in a home. Lt. Kelli Sheffer says the intruder told police he had just broken into a home Monday evening when the owner arrived - and... more »
  • Official: FBI tipped off to investigate teenager

    November 27, 2010 1:09 PM

    WASHINGTON - A law enforcement official says federal agents began investigating the suspect in the Christmas tree bombing plot in Portland, Ore., after receiving a tip from someone who was concerned about the teenager. The official tells The Associated Press that Mohamed Osman Mohamud was acting on his own -... more »
  • Hornets improve to 8-0 with win over Blazers

    November 13, 2010 10:30 PM

    NEW ORLEANS -- The unbeaten New Orleans Hornets won their eighth in a row, with David West and Marco Belinelli each scoring 18 points Saturday night in a 107-87 win over the Portland Trail Blazers 107-87. The Hornets, the only undefeated team in the NBA, led from start to finish.... more »
  • Sex allegation against Gore reopened by Police

    July 1, 2010 8:27 PM

    Police in Oregon won't say why they reopened an investigation into sex allegations against Al Gore but the Gore camp says it will only benefit the former Vice President. A massage therapist claims Gore made unwanted advances during an appointment in 2006 at a hotel in Portland. She says Gore... more »
  • Burning bagel empties City Hall

    January 27, 2010 8:14 PM

    An overdone bagel in the break room of the mayor's office in Portland, Oregon forced the evacuation of City Hall. The building was emptied for about 20-minutes as firefighters pinpointed the source of smoke. What they found was a burning bagel in a toaster oven. No word on what type... more »

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