Police Officer Shot Violent Suspect in Quiet Neighborhood

A police officer had received a disturbance call Wednesday afternoon at the Northeast 126th Avenue. A resident’s home surveillance camera caught everything that had occurred before and after the police officer arrived at the location. The video had captured what had happened that lead local neighbors to call the police. In the driveway next door, neighbors heard two men fighting. The ca...Read More

Nonprofit Tiger Farmers? Yes, Just outside of Portland

Recently, a couple’s nonprofit organization has caught the attention of the government. Cheryl Jones and her husband/ business partner, Steve Higgs, moved to a farmhouse just outside of Hillsboro. The property is about 80-acres big and almost all of it is hidden behind a line of trees. Their nonprofit is a business called “Read More

Oregon Residents Panic from ‘Emergency Alert’ Text

Salem, Oregon -- On Tuesday night, residents of Oregon received an alert on their phones about a “civil emergency” which caused a lot of panic in the state. Police were getting lots of calls at the same time with panicked residents ready to ask questions. The text read “Civil Emergency in this area until 11:28 PM PDT Prepare for Action OEM,1,OR” which does not state what t...Read More

Do Oregon Slow Drivers Cause More Crashes on Roads?

If you think Oregon drivers are slow, you're not alone. A recent study says they're some of the slowest drivers in the country and researchers say that can be dangerous.   There's no doubt driving over the speed limit can be deadly. Oregon's Department of Transportation (ODOT) says speed was a factor in crashes that killed more than 720 people from 2012 to 2016.   But...Read More

Two Oregon Crashes Caused Highway 213 to Shut Down in the Morning

OREGON CITY, Oregon -- Two crashes caused officials to close Highway 213 Monday morning. In the first, Clackamas County Dispatch says a driver crashed into a gas station and a gas pump caught fire.   The driver ran from the gas station crash onto Highway 213 and caused a second crash when a driver in a minivan struck and killed the driver in the roadway.   Officials say the C...Read More

Portland Wednesday Traffic and Road Closures, According to ODOT

The ODOT (Oregon Department of Transportation) has completed an initial study of traffic counts on the first phase of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass which opened in January. According to the study, 12,000 vehicles use the roadway daily. The study, released Tuesday, shows that less traffic is using OR 99W from Newberg to Dundee and that more travelers are using Springbrook Road and other area streets th...Read More

Portland Police Arrested a Shooter in the Gateway Neighborhood

PORTLAND, Oregon -- Portland police arrested a man suspected of firing shots in the Gateway Neighborhood Tuesday night.   A report of gunfire was responded to by officials in the 1100 block of Northeast 99th Avenue at 10:54 p.m.   When police arrived on the scene, they searched the area and located a man who matched the suspect description. Jeuan J. Marks, 43, was lying on th...Read More

Drivers Disobey Oregon’s “Move Over” Law Expansion

The wife of Matt Barbee, a Tigard police officer, told her husband still needs 24/7 care after a car crash in December left him with a traumatic brain injury.   Sherrie Barbee said her husband is now in outpatient therapy and can't stand long because of pain issues.   Police said Barbee was off-duty in his personal vehicle when he pulled off Highway 26 in Hillsboro with car t...Read More

Driver Strikes and Kills a Pedestrian in North Portland

PORTLAND, Oregon -- A driver struck and killed a pedestrian in North Portland early Friday morning, police say. Authorities responded to the crash at 4:21 a.m. at North Basin Avenue and North Emerson Street. When officers and medical personnel arrived on the scene, they determined the pedestrian had died. The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with police. The Traffic Divi...Read More

School Bus with 32 Children Crashed into Parked Cars in Portland

PORTLAND, Oregon -- A First Student school bus with 32 children on board crashed into two parked cars in Northeast Portland Friday morning, badly damaging all three vehicles. It happened about 8:30 a.m. near Northeast 58th Avenue and Thompson Street. Witnesses said the driver swerved to avoid a cat in the road and hit two parked cars before crashing into a tree. A neighbor whose car was d...Read More