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  1. Police arrest 2 in early morning burglary, chase through SE PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | The Oregonian

    ... to be treated for a "drug-related medical issue." Easton will face several charges and booking into the Multnomah County Jail upon his release. Police identified the passenger as Karissa Rose Wetzel, 24. She was booked at the jail on charges of ...

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  2. New Portland task force wants to drop bike theft 50% in 5 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Oregonian

    ... through increased coordination between police, transportation officials and local bike security startups. Multnomah County prosecutors, park rangers, Portland State University officials and others are included, though they are not part of the core ...

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  3. Grand jury indicts three men in Northeast Portland home invasion robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    A Multnomah County grand jury has returned indictments against three men accused of kicking in the door of a Northeast Portland home on Jan. 8, ordering the occupants out of bed at knife- and gunpoint, and then stealing assorted electronics, according to court papers. A Multnomah County grand jury has indicted three men in connection with a home invasion robbery at a Northeast Portland home in January.

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  4. Officers overcome by rotting animal feces seek warrant for Portland tenant's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    A 56-year-old woman accused of abandoning at least two cats in her Southeast Portland apartment, which police said was overcome with piles of animal feces and trash, is being sought on a Multnomah County arrest warrant. The warrant accuses Edna Sue Blair of two counts of second-degree animal neglect and two counts of animal abandonment.

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  5. Readers' Letters: Police body cameras will help everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    ... As an additional point, I wonder how they expect to transport prisoners to the proposed location? Currently Multnomah County blocks off part of Fifth Avenue with their transport bus and moves prisoners in through the back door of the courthouse. I ...

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  6. OR Fixing Bad Bridge PoursRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PaintSquare

    "There was a problem" on a $307 million bridge project in Oregon, but chunks of concrete are not falling off the span's brand-new column, officials say. Rather, contractors are chipping off portions of a bad concrete pour to make repairs on the Sellwood Bridge over the Willamette River, Multnomah County officials explained.

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  7. District fires teacher charged with patronizing a prostituteRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... Miles later confirmed that Kanealey's firing was among those changes. Kanealey pleaded not guilty Feb. 5 in Multnomah County Circuit Court to two misdemeanor counts of patronizing a prostitute. The charges stem from incidents that occurred in ...

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  8. Suspect accused of jumping into Willamette River to avoid arrest pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Randall Hartwell, 39, appears for an arraignment in Multnomah County Circuit Court on March 30. He is accused of jumping into the Willamette River on the previous day to avoid being arrested. Randall J. Hartwell, 39, wore a Multnomah County jail uniform and stood with his arms behind his back for much of his arraignment in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

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  9. Suspect attempts escape by jumping into river; can't swimRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... to shore, KPTV reports . Additional officers, a K-9 unit and boats from Portland Fire & Rescue and the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene to track down the suspect. He was located a short time later hiding in bushes and taken ...

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  10. This man's getaway plan was all wetRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... back to shore and hid in some bushes. Portland Fire & Rescue boats, a police K-9 unit, and boats from the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office were all called to the scene to help track him down. Upon Hartwell's release from the hospital he was jailed ...

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  11. Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Fresno Bee

    In this March 26, 2015, image provided by Randall Brown of Multnomah County Animal Services, a pair of chickens, dyed pink, are photographed in Portland, Ore. The animals were picked up earlier this week running loose in the city's waterfront park.

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  12. Mystery of Portland's wandering pink chickens solvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | GlobalNews

    Multnomah County Animal Services says the birds' owner told the agency he used food coloring, beet juice and Kool-Aid to dye the two birds, then released them to "make people smile." Owner Bruce Whitman of Portland says the prank succeeded beyond his wildest hopes.

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  13. Poor swimmer accused of jumping in Willamette River to escape police, booked into jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    ... on Sunday for treatment for possible hypothermia, police said. He was later released and booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on suspicion of illegally jumping from the seawall, first-degree criminal mischief, third-degree escape, ...

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  14. Police: Suspect jumps in river to avoid arrest, but can't swimRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | FOX Carolina

    ... well, and returned to shore. Additional officers, a K-9 unit and boats from Portland Fire & Rescue and the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene to track down the suspect. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of exposure to ...

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  15. Multnomah County auditor finds financial loss in food services at juvenile facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    The county lost $228,100 in cafeteria and catering services at one of its juvenile detention facilities during the 2014 fiscal year, according to an audit released Friday. The county feeds an average 79 young detainees a day and also operates a public cafeteria, a catering service and another food program at the Donald E. Long Juvenile Complex in Northeast Portland, according to the report.

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  16. Oregona s pink chicken mystery solved; owner explainsRead the original story

    Yesterday | KDWN

    Multnomah County Animal Services says the birds' owner told the agency he used food coloring, beet juice and Kool-Aid to dye the two birds, then released them to "make people smile." Owner Bruce Whitman of Portland says the prank succeeded beyond his wildest hopes.

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  17. Portland Man Dyes Chickens PinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KMVT Twin Falls

    ... on news, oh, they're on the news." After their TV debut Whitman picked up his pink feathered pets at the Multnomah County animal shelter and brought them back home. Where they continue to draw out a crowd and a smile. Just what Whitman was going ...

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  18. Poor swimmer: Man unsuccessfully escapes police, jumps into Willamette RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KATU-TV Portland

    ... in some bushes. Additional officers, a Police K-9 Unit, and boats from Portland Fire & Rescue and the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office responded to assist in locating the suspect. He was found and taken into custody without incident. Medical crews ...

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  19. Man jumps into Willamette after police approach him, doesn't get awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    ... the bushes near the river and was taken into custody. A police dog, boats from Portland Fire and Rescue and Multnomah County Sheriff's office assisted in the search.

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  20. Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | ReporterHerald.com

    Multnomah County Animal Services says the birds' owner told the agency he used food coloring, beet juice and Kool-Aid to dye the two birds, then released them to "make people smile."

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