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Teen soccer player who battled cancer meets her hero Alex Morgan

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A 16-year-old who battled cancer finally got to meet her hero, Portland Thorns player Alex Morgan. More>>

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High winds move the finish line for Hood to Coast relay

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The windy weather has blown into Seaside and will move the finish line for the Hood to Coast Relay. More>>

Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

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Investigators were trying to determine Sunday what may have motivated a 30-year-old man accused of ambushing a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy filling his patrol car with gas in what authorities believe was... More>>

Man dies after fall from deck at Braves game Video included

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Atlanta police said no foul play was suspected in a man's fatal fall from an upper deck during an Atlanta Braves game.  More>>

Police hand out 88 traffic citations during Hood to Coast relay speed enforcement mission

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Multhomah County Sheriff's Office Deputies and Portland Police Bureau Officers made over 100 traffic stops during a joint speed enforcement mission on Friday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. More>>

Strong winds blamed for 2 deaths in Seattle area

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Strong winds are being blamed for two deaths in the Seattle area and nearly a half-million power outages in the Seattle area. More>>

Campers evacuated due to wildfire near Cove Palisades State Park, two homes burned

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Campers were forced to evacuate after a wildfire sparked south of Cove Palisades State Park, two miles northwest of Culver. More>>

250 additional Airmen, Soldiers complete wildfire training in Salem

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250 additional members of the Oregon National Guard have completed their week of wildland firefighter training and will be ready for deployment Sunday morning. More>>

Cecil and Caitlyn heat up the Halloween costume wars early

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Who gets to decide what grown people wear for Halloween? More>>

Police searching for man who robbed Umpqua Bank in NW Portland

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Portland Police responded to a report of a bank robbery around 12:41 p.m. on Saturday and are searching for a suspect. More>>

Gresham Police Dept. accepting applications for Citizen Volunteers program

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The Gresham Police Department announced they are accepting applications for their Citizen Volunteers in Policing (CVIP) program. More>>

PGE customers seeing outages from overnight storms, wind

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About 16,000 Portland General Electric customers have no power on Saturday due to rare August wind storm. More>>

Police arrest foreigner, find passports in Bangkok bomb case

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Thai authorities arrested a foreign man they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, the first possible breakthrough in the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine... More>>

Immigration shift shows India, China outpacing Mexico

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Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master's degree at Texas' Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over a decade, becoming a manager at a communications... More>>

Strong winds blamed for 2 deaths in Seattle area

Strong winds are being blamed for two deaths in the Seattle area. More>>

Suspect arrested in shooting death of Texas deputy Video included

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Despite earlier statements, the Harris County Sheriff said the suspect had been in custody since the night of the shooting. More>>

Sales of unearthed Atari games total more than $100,000

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A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales over the last several months. More>>

Hungary court orders arrest of 4 men in migrant truck deaths

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Four men suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria were placed under preliminary arrest on Saturday by a Hungarian court. More>>

Canyon Creek Complex fire forces more evacuations

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A red flag weather warning has been issued Friday as very high winds and low humidity are hitting the John Day area, which is expected to increase fire activity.Officials warn hot and dry conditions in the area with unstable air masses will persist in the area. More>>

Lawyer: Tony Stewart's response to lawsuit 'appalling'

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A lawyer for a racecar driver who was killed when he was run over by Tony Stewart's car says legal claims by the NASCAR star in response to a lawsuit are "appalling." More>>

Weather Blog - Saturday morning storm bringing high winds

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Chief Meteorologist Mark Nelsen is watching the winds Saturday morning, and his latest blog is tracking the gusts that are topping 65 miles per hour in some spots on the coast. More>>

Survivor's husband recounts story before gunfire erupted Video included

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The chamber of commerce official who was answering questions about her community on live TV when gunfire erupted said she never saw the gunman walk up to the group. More>>

Erika downgraded, but still a threat to Florida Video included

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Forecasters said the deadly Tropical Storm Erika could spread its wind and rains across the central Bahamas on Saturday.  More>>

Hood to Coast runners bracing for rain and potentially record breaking winds

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Almost 20,000 people are in midst of running  the Hood to Coast Relay Friday, and aside from braving the rain they’ll likely now have to make the trek in record winds. More>>

Police asking for public's help finding missing Rock Creek man

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A Rock Creek man is missing and poses a danger to himself, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. More>>

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Vancouver man on recycling center discovery: "It just put chills in my spine to hold stuff like this"

The military dog tags Jesse Baker recently found. The military dog tags Jesse Baker recently found.
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A Vancouver man recently made quite the discovery at a local recycling center, and now he’s determined to find its rightful owner. More>>

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Catch him while you can: 1-on-1 with Dansby Swanson

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The Hillsboro Hops final homestand begins next Friday Sept. 4 before they begin their postseason defense of the Northwest League Championship and a former College World Series Champion Dansby Swanson will be there. More>>

OR Guardsman who helped stop train attack in Europe back in the U.S.

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The Oregon National Guardsman who helped stop a train attack in Europe is back in the United States. More>>

Scammers preying on people by pretending to be firefighters

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In this active fire season, scammers are preying on people's fire fears. Scammers are pretending to be firefighters to gain access to people's homes. More>>

Newberg reaches separation agreement with former City Manager

Newberg City Manager Jacque Betz (Photo: newbergoregon.gov) Newberg City Manager Jacque Betz (Photo: newbergoregon.gov)
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The city of Newberg released a statement Friday afternoon announcing that the city and former City Manager Jacque Betz have reached a finalized agreement of separation. More>>

Senator Wyden, U.S. Agriculture Secretary attend fire briefing in Portland

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Local and National leaders are joining in the conversation about what to do with the massive wildfires burning across the Northwest. More>>

FOX 12 MOST WANTED

Surveillance video shows man riding off with Hillsboro family's bike

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Fox 12's Most Wanted is accused of stealing a modified bike from a local family, and the family's sense of security. More>>

Drivers, weather causing safety concerns for Hood to Coast participants

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Hood to Coast participants dealing with unprepared drivers and rare August storm. More>>

High winds expected for Saturday morning, gusts could lead to damages, outages

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The NWS has issued a High Wind Warning for Saturday, warning of a strong cold front that could produce high winds that could lead to damage and power outages. More>>

PPB policewomen meet little girl disappointed by cop costume for boys

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After a Camas girl asked why the police costume she liked seemed only for boys, three PPB policewomen took to Facebook to show her that girls can be awesome cops. Friday, they showed her in person. More>>

Van carrying Hood to Coast team involved in crash near Scappoose

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A van with carrying racers participating in the Hood to Coast relay was involved in a crash near Scappoose. More>>

Canyon Creek Fire grows, Oregon National Guardsmen join the fight

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Oregon's worst wildfire showed some explosive growth overnight, and Thursday more homes were put under evacuation as members of the Oregon National Guard began to help the fight. More>>

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