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3 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Ethiopian runners: Portland has resources to help if needed

Members of Portland's growing Ethiopian community and others march in May to protest killings in Ethiopia.

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Related Topix: Portland State University

7 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland

Portland police intervene with man threatening to kill himself

PORTLAND, Ore. Portland police said they intervened with a man who was threatening to kill himself with a gun or a large knife Sunday night.

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11 hrs ago | Beaverton Valley Times

Gresham man dies in one-car accident - Tuesday, 29 July 2014 01:00

A Gresham man, Derek Allen Cranford, 25, of Gresham, died and his passenger was injured in a Saturday night single vehicle crash near Sam Barlow High School.

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Related Topix: Gresham, OR

18 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Multnomah County Monday roundup: County board to discuss Health Share relationship, bestselling author to visit library

Alyssa Franzen, dental director for Multnomah County's Health Department, examines Sara Hassan's teeth.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Arleta (Portland, OR), Rockwood (Portland, OR)

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Oregonian

Gresham-area crash kills driver, injures passenger when car hits utility pole

This 1994 black Mitsubishi 3000GT was left crumpled Saturday night after striking a utility pole in the 30300 block of Southeast Lusted Road near Gresham.

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Related Topix: Gresham, OR

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Police can't find crime scene after man shot in both legs goes to ER

PORTLAND, Ore. A man who was shot in both legs early Saturday morning said it happened in S.E. Portland, but police weren't able to find a crime scene.

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OregonLive.com

Portland psychologist's work with state could be at risk after TV station says he lied

In this 2004 file photo, forensic psychologist Frank Colistro testified as an expert witness in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Portland, OR, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Jul 25, 2014

OregonLive.com

Portland would pay $110,000 to settle federal civil rights suit against police, under city ordinance

An emergency ordinance is set to go before Portland City Council on Wednesday to settle a pending federal civil rights lawsuit against Portland police.

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OregonLive.com

Swastika attack on boy: Does the punishment fit the crime?

Jess Taylor, 17, Jenna Montgomery, 15, pleaded guilty this week to kidnapping, robbery and assault charges in the beating of 16-year-old Dustyn Murrain on Feb. 10. Blue Kalmbach, who turned 16 in June, is to appear in court Aug. 21. Two teenagers pleaded guilty this week to kidnapping, assault and robbery charges for their roles in a brutal attack ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Family, Teenagers

Baker City Herald

In praise of Pine Cr. Reservoir, and its 'road'

I just gutted a tenet of grammar, I know. Best is a superlative adjective and thus, technically, bestows on its subject exclusivity.

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KATU-TV Portland

Deputies seize stolen 1970 Cuda from gated estate

Multnomah County sheriff's deputies have seized the classic Cuda that turned up 13 years after it was reported stolen.

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OregonLive.com

Columbia, Under Armour sales; Lloyd Center to begin renovation: business news briefing

A bicyclist travels along the east bank of the Willamette River as Portland's downtown skyline is bathed in the early morning sunlight of July.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Hillsboro, OR

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Oregonian

Months after Safety Net closure, struggle to connect elderly, disabled Multnomah County residents with benefits continues

This Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, shows the Social Security Administration's main campus in seen in Woodlawn, Md.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

The Oregonian

PGE recalls 70,000 residential meters because of flaws, rare fire risk

Portland General Electric is recalling 70,000 residential meters because some are not performing up to standards and, in rare cases, catching fire.

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Related Topix: Energy, Portland General Electric

OregonLive.com

Happening this weekend: Pet-related events you can attend

The Oregon Cat benefit yard sale: Housewares, furniture, books, clothing and more will be available at this two-day yard sale, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 343 B Ave., Lake Oswego.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Lake Oswego, OR, Portland, OR, Sherwood, OR, Troutdale, OR

Portland Tribune

Old Town citation plan bears little fruit

One of Portland's most vexing downtown problems - repeated low-level violations by homeless men and women - remains mostly unchanged despite new policies intended to encourage violators to get help or suffer consequences, according to new data from the Multnomah County district attorney's office.

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Related Topix: Old Town (Portland, OR)

KBND-AM Bend

Missing Hiker Found, Rescuer Injured

A hiker who had gotten lost near Multnomah Falls is reported to be safe, but a member of the rescue team involved in the search is being hospitalized.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Willamette Week

"Malingering" Defendant Gets Another Competency Review

IN HIS OWN DEFENSE: Andrew F. Kowalczyk has been serving time in the Multnomah County Jail while his federal trial on sexual exploitation charges has been delayed more than a dozen times.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Oregonian

Portland man does jail time for a crime he says his brother committed

He was not the man police cited for the crime nor was he the one who pleaded in Clackamas County Circuit Court in August.

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The Pordland Mercury

Caught Off Guard

WITHIN MOMENTS of encountering Nicholas Glendon Davis early June 12, it was clear to two Portland cops the man probably had a mental illness.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR

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