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One dead in overnight shooting in NE Portland One dead in overnight shooting in NE Portland

Police: One person shot and killed during family dispute in NE Portland

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Portland Police are continuing to investigate a overnight shooting in NE Portland where one person died. More>>

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Police: Man arrested after shooting neighbor in St. Helens

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The St. Helens Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened during a neighborhood dispute on Friday afternoon. More>>

Vancouver Police have man in custody after 9 hour standoff

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Dispatchers said firefighters arriving at a home on Northwest Ester Street encountered a man who pointed what looked like a rifle at them through a window. More>>

Police: Man turns himself in for killing his father

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A spokesman for the Tigard Police Department said the body was found at a home in the 9500 block of Southwest 69th Avenue Friday morning. More>>

Boko Haram kills 39, legislator, disrupting Nigeria election

Witnesses and officials say Boko Haram extremists killed 39 people, including a legislator, in northeastern Nigeria, disrupting the country's presidential election. More>>

Decorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in face

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A decorated Boston police officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face during a traffic stop that ended when other officers fatally shot his attacker, the city's police... More>>

Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory

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Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination... More>>

Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida in Syria seize major city

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Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida's branch in Syria seized almost full control of the northwestern city of Idlib on Saturday, taking over major roundabouts and government buildings in a powerful blow to President Bashar... More>>

Eugene Police need help finding possibly endangered child

Missing 1-year-old girl, Kiera Burke Missing 1-year-old girl, Kiera Burke
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Eugene police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing and possibly endangered child. More>>

Crash victim's father calls for more focus on pilot welfare

The father of one of the victims of this week's plane crash in the French Alps called Saturday for airlines to take greater care over pilots' welfare. More>>

Man suffers second degree burns in "gun powder" explosion

Man suffers second degree burns Man suffers second degree burns
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A man is recovering in the hospital after firefighters said he was burned in a "gun powder" explosion inside a SE Portland home. More>>

Hope dims as rescue workers search for 2 in NYC blast Video included

Hope dimmed as emergency workers continued their search Saturday for two people still missing after an apparent gas explosion leveled three Manhattan apartment buildings and investigators worked to piece together what... More>>

US State Dept: Difficult work remains on Iran nuke talks

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Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program grew frantic on Saturday amid signs of discord, with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in talks with Tehran's top diplomat... More>>

Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 24 dead

Al-Shabab, an al-Qaida-linked Islamic extremist group that has carried out many attacks in Somalia, claimed responsibility for the attack.   (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Al-Shabab, an al-Qaida-linked Islamic extremist group that has carried out many attacks in Somalia, claimed responsibility for the attack. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least 24, including six... More>>

Police: One person died after boat capsized in Gold Beach

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A person died Saturday after the boat they were in capsized in Gold Beach. More>>

Police: Thousands without power in Kalama after car crashes into utility pole

Woman crashes car into utility pole in Kalama Woman crashes car into utility pole in Kalama
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The Cowlitz County Public Utility District is still working to restore power to thousands of Kalama residents Saturday morning, after someone crashed their car into a utility pole. More>>

Former police sergeant remembers near fatal shooting, problems that followed

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He has three bullets in his body. They are a reminder of the day a wanted man opened fire and nearly killed a Woodburn police sergeant. More>>

France says will propose UN Security Council draft on Israel

France's foreign minister said Friday his country will propose a U.N. Security Council resolution in the coming weeks that could present a framework for negotiations toward resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. More>>

Aldridge leads Trail Blazers to 87-81 win over Suns

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LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame one of their worst shooting performances of the season, rallying from an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter for an 87-81 win Friday night over the Phoenix Suns. More>>

Owner of pink chickens comes forward, says he wanted to 'make people smile'

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The man picked up the chickens at Multnomah County Animal Services in Troutdale on Friday afternoon. More>>

Italian court throws out Knox conviction once and for all

Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials and nearly four years in jail, was vindicated Friday when Italy's highest... More>>

Jury finds husband not guilty in wife's death

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After nearly two years behind bars, a Portland man accused of murdering his wife is now out of jail. More>>

Linn County deputies arrest 6, seize drugs worth $80K

Linn County Sheriff's Office says deputies nabbed more than $80,000 in drugs this week. Linn County Sheriff's Office says deputies nabbed more than $80,000 in drugs this week.
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Search warrants served at two residences on Wednesday and Thursday led deputies to make big drug busts. More>>

Head of Oregon's recreational marijuana program fired

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The OLCC said Tom Burns is no longer the state's director of marijuana programs; a reason for his firing is unclear. More>>

Future MAX Orange Line on time and under budget

The MAX Orange Line project, including the Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People, is on time and under budget. The MAX Orange Line project, including the Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People, is on time and under budget.
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TriMet says local savings will likely range from $5 million to $20 million. More>>

Rare penny sells for more than $1 million

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The 223-year-old coin is known as the birch cent.

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Man charged with murder in connection with shooting in Vernonia

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Police officers and Columbia County deputies responded to a home in the 900 block of Riverside Drive around 9:30 p.m. More>>

56 Oregon cities recognized for commitment to trees

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The newest addition to the club is the City of Stanfield, which joins 55 other Oregon Tree City USA communities. More>>

Multnomah County pursing federal grant to fight teenage pregnancy

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The county would use the money to develop evidence-based health education programs in middle and high schools where pregnancy rates are especially high. More>>

Washington native involved in historic year-long space mission

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The mission focuses on Mark and Scott Kelly, identical twins who will be studied while one brother spends a year in space and the other stays on Earth. More>>

Tacoma Police K-9 dies after ingesting powdered meth during drug raid

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A Tacoma Police K-9 was taken to a veterinary hospital after ingesting powdered methamphetamine during a raid Tuesday night. More>>

Drowned toddler's family organizes charity event in her honor

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Isabella Smith's family is putting on an event called Isabella's Wake the World, offering foster children a chance to spend a day on the water at Lake Merwin. More>>

Thieves steal from group of seniors out on Easter shopping trip

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FOX 12's most wanted stole a cart full of Easter decorations from a group of senior shoppers, that had just purchased them all for their upcoming celebration.  More>>

Multnomah County search and rescue team joins search for missing 74-year-old woman

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Dianne Holcom was last seen at her home about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. More>>

"Swatting" call frustrates officers, homeowner in Gresham

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A quiet, sunny evening in Gresham came to a screeching halt around 5:30 p.m., when several police tactical units surrounded a home on Towle Avenue after receiving a 911 call from a man who said he was holding his mother hostage and planned to kill her. More>>

One person injured when SUV crashes into building in SE Portland

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The vehicle crashed into a corner of the Fred Meyer store at SE Hawthorne Blvd. and Cesar Chavez Boulevard. More>>

Clark Co. cracks down on suspected illegal massage parlors

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Deputies with Clark County Sheriff's Office raided several local massage parlors that operate without a license.

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Police investigating possible gang shooting in Northeast Portland

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East Precinct officers are investigating a report of a shooting near Northeast 162nd Ave and Northeast Halsey Street. More>>

Parking permit areas expanding in Northwest Portland

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Parking changes are going into effect this week as part of the first phase of the Northwest Portland Parking Plan.

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Man accused of hitting traffic safety flagger: 'I'm sorry doesn't begin to cover it'

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A 49-year-old man who was driving after huffing nitrous oxide slammed into a traffic safety flagger on the sidewalk in southeast Portland, according to police. 
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Keizer teen accused of shooting parents pleads guilty to murder

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Just days after the shooting in March 2014, Brett Pearson spoke to FOX 12 in a jailhouse interview saying he was on meth when he killed his mother and seriously injured his father.  More>>

Bill Schonely's children's charity receives large donation from Carr Subaru

Bill Schonely accepting the check on behalf of Bill's Kids and Providence Child Center. Bill Schonely accepting the check on behalf of Bill's Kids and Providence Child Center.
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Bill Schonely's charity, Bill's Kids, receives generous donation from Carr Subaru.

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Man accused of attempting to kidnap 2-year-old in NW Portland

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Police say 23-year-old Matthew Edwards tried taking a two-year-old boy on Northwest 23rd Avenue and Lovejoy Street around 4 p.m. Wednesday. More>>

Sex offender arrested, suspected to be Clackamas Co. serial exposer

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A sex offender was arrested in Gresham on public indecency charges, and deputies now believe he is the man responsible nearly a dozen similar incidents in Clackamas County. 
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Portland arson dog and handler are faces of national arson awareness week

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Lila is one of just 51 arson dogs nationwide and the only one in Oregon. More>>

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