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1 hr ago | via OregonLive.com
Portland police have called out homicide detectives to investigate a fatal shooting on Southeast 52nd Avenue between Woodstock Boulevard and Duke Street, Maxine Bernstein reports. Michael Russell reports Gigi's Cafe, a new breakfast and lunch spot and soda fountain , is moving into the former Korkage Wine Bar space in Hillsdale. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Willamette Week
State Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian has filed a civil rights complaint on behalf of minority employees of Daimler Trucks North America , saying the company ignored years of racial intimidation at the Portland manufacturing plant. Avakian's action elevates complaints, first reported in WW , from four African-American employees at Daimler's Swan Island manufacturing plant who say the company failed to stop ongoing threats and harassment from their co-workers . Comment?
8 hrs ago | via KXL-AM Portland
PORTLAND, Or- Portland Police responded to a fatal shooting on 52nd AVE near Duke. Emergency crews found the mans body laying on the sidewalk and tried to save him, but their efforts fell short. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via The Oregonian
One man killed in Southeast Portland shooting late Tuesday, police said. Homicide detectives have been called to the scene. Comment?
16 hrs ago | via KREM-TV Spokane
After leading officers on a pursuit in a stolen donut delivery van, the suspect was caught with a pastry in his hand, Portland police said. Officers were called at about 2 a.m. to the report that the Donut Land delivery vehicle had been stolen from the 1100 "The officer contacted the victim and learned that he'd parked the van on 5th Avenue and left it unlocked with the keys inside as he made a delivery of pastries," Simpson said. Comment?
19 hrs ago | via Portland Tribune
It sounds like a bad police joke - officers chase and catch donut thief. But it happened in Portland early Tuesday when officers pursued and arrested a suspect who stole a pastry delivery truck. Comment?
23 hrs ago | via The Oregonian
Well, something like that happened early Tuesday when Portland police were called about a Donut Land van that was stolen in downtown Portland about 2 a.m. The driver was making a pastry delivery and parked the van outside the Portland Building in the 1100 block of Southwest Fifth Avenue. The driver left the keys inside and the van running, police said. Comment?
Saturday Sep 27 | via Portland Tribune
The victim of a cellphone robbery in Southeast Portland's Centennial Neighborhood was struck by the suspects' vehicle as they were fleeing the scene on Friday afternoon. On Sept. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via The Oregonian
Jason Cox is seeking $562,000 from the city of Portland for medical costs, lost earnings and emotional distress. Jason Kafoury, one of his attorneys, is on the left. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via Portland Tribune
The women suspected of stealing liquor from the University Club on Sept. 20 have surrendered to Portland police after seeing themselves on the new. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via OregonLive.com
Judge Kenneth Walker looks at surveillance video taken at Gary Alan Lewis' property on June 7. Portland police Det. Mark Slater narrates, saying the video shows Gary Alan Lewis before and after the killing of Renee Sandidge-Crowell. Comment?
Thursday Sep 25 | via KATU-TV Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. Police are asking for the public's help tracking down three people they say broke into the University Club, got drunk, trashed the place and stole employee property. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 24 | via OregonLive.com
Jason Cox listens to opening statements Tuesday in his civil suit against Portland police. One of his attorneys, Jason Kafoury, is pictured on the left. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 23 | via Home
City police are investigating a robbery inside the basement of a home on Smith Street, where the victim was supposed to meet with someone to sell some "merchandise," according to police radio broadcasts. Officers were called to 154 Smith St., about 10:45 p.m., when a 911 caller reported someone was handcuffed and assaulted. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 23 | via Lamar Daily News
12:27 p.m. - Senior Deputy Zordel handled a contraband issue in the Jail. Destiny Hyatt, 25 was charged with Introduction of Contraband in the Second Degree, after contraband was found in her cell. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 23 | via OregonLive.com
A 49-year-old man who police say passed a demand note for money to a bank teller in Southeast Portland last week signed the note with a thank you, a smiley face and the name, "White Rabbit P.E. one!'' The teller gave the robber about $3,340, and the thief placed it in a brown paper bag and ran out the south doors of the Bank of America at 10201 S.E. Washington St., according to federal court records. The teller described the suspect as a man who looked "hard,'' "like a 'tweeker,''' and kind of dirty, about five feet six inches tall, and wearing a baggy dark green T-shirt, baggy cargo pants and a tattoo on his upper chest, Portland police Det. Comment?
Monday Sep 22 | via The Oregonian
Bernard Tinaan said he returned home about 3 a.m. on June 9 to a home on Northeast 96th Avenue where he lives with three roommates to find a trail of blood from the front door to a front bedroom. A 47-year-old housemate Wayne Nabehet is accused of fatally stabbing a 55-year-old housemate, and critically wounding a 65-year-old housemate. Comment?
Sunday Sep 21 | via The Newberg Graphic
Police are investigating a gang-related shooting in East Portland. The name of the victim was not immediately released. Comment?
Friday Sep 19 | via The Oregonian
Lloyd Erp with his attorneys on Sept. 19, 2014, in Multnomah County Circuit Court as a jury in his murder trial announced it couldn't reach a verdict. Comment?
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