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  1. Probation for Romanian princess in U.S. cockfighting...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    An Aug. 16, 2013, booking photo provided by the Multnomah County Sheriff's office shows Irina Walker. Walker, a Romanian princess, who has pleaded guilty to operating an illegal gambling business in connection with a cockfighting enterprise in eastern Oregon, is to be sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.

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  2. Owner of pit bull that mangled arms of woman in SE Portland appeals to get dog backRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    The owner of a pit bull that mangled the arms of a Southeast Portland woman has appealed to get her dog back from Multnomah County Animals Services which considers the dog a danger to the public. Smokey, a 2-year-old pit bull, is currently in a security quarantine at the Troutdale shelter.

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  3. Princess in Cockfighting Case Gets ProbationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABC News

    An Aug. 16, 2013, booking photo provided by the Multnomah County Sheriff's office shows Irina Walker. Walker, a Romanian princess, who has pleaded guilty to operating an illegal gambling business in connection with a cockfighting enterprise in eastern Oregon, is to be sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.

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  4. Happening this weekend: Pet-related events you can attendRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... orientation: MCAS volunteer orientation: Learn about the various volunteer opportunities available at Multnomah County Animal Services, 7-8 p.m. at the shelter, 1700 W. Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Details: multcopets.org. CAT volunteer ...

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  5. Multnomah County fumbling response to juvenile justice report: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    Multnomah County officials are convening a special task force to examine the findings of a recent report that was critical of its juvenile justice system. Short of holding a George W. Bush appreciation rally in Tom McCall Waterfront Park, there may be no better way to challenge Portland's reputation for politeness than whispering "French and Foote" within Multnomah County headquarters.

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  6. Man killed by train in Southeast Portland identified as Everett, Wash. truck driverRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    A man found dead on Union Pacific Railroad tracks Tuesday morning was identified Wednesday as 32-year-old Arthur Wynn, a truck driver from Everett, Wash. Tom Chappelle, a deputy Multnomah County Medical Examiner, said Wynn died after he was hit by a passing train.

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  7. Multnomah County schools get $19 million gift to boost classroom technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Rob Drake, Cornelius City Manager, watches eighth grade student Alexis Canpuzano work on his iPad. Now, Multnomah County students will be getting similar tools as part of a $19 million initiative to infuse schools with technology.

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  8. Portland School Board member Greg Belisle's new SUN Schools job raises questions about agency's ties to PPSRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    When Portland School Board member Greg Belisle accepted a job this month as a SUN Community Schools program specialist for Multnomah County, little changed in his day-to-day life. Belisle, an third-year board member representing parts of Southeast Portland, had already spent the past 12 years working for or with the a county-run agency to embeds social services in area schools.

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  9. Longmont pit bull involved in Portland streetcar attack euthanizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Camera

    A pit bull with Longmont ties that killed another dog in a bloody attack on a Portland streetcar last month has been put to death. Jessica Morkert, the spokeswoman for Multnomah County Animal Services, told The Oregonian that the dog was euthanized by animal shelter staff because it was deemed a threat to the community.

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  10. Pit bull in Portland streetcar attack...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    A Multnomah County spokeswoman tells The Oregonian newspaper the dog was euthanized by animal shelter staff because it was deemed a threat to the community. The Sept.

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  11. Photo Credit: Multnomah County Sheriff's Office - Wesley Lawrence CurtisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Portland Tribune

    Wesley Lawrence Curtis was, 23, is charged with murder. Adam Lawrence Elder, 23, is charged with conspiracy to commit assault in the first degree, assault in the third degree, and failure to register as a sex offender.

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  12. Dad who was accused of not paying child support sues after missing daughter's HomecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Oregonian

    The father of an Oregon City High School homecoming princess is suing Multnomah County for $45,000, claiming the county wrongly locked him up and caused him to miss escorting his daughter onto the football field. In his lawsuit filed last week, James P. Downing claims his daughter was the only member of the school's homecoming court "to not have her father present" on the evening of Oct. 18, 2012.

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  13. Greg Belisle Gets New Job, Complicating Role on Portland School BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Willamette Week

    Portland Public Schools board member Greg Belisle this month accepted a job with Multnomah County as helping to run SUN Community Schools . The new $64,000-per-year position as a senior program specialist comes with challenges for Belisle, who first won election to the board in 2011.

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  14. 2 men arrested in fatal Portland stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Sgt. Pete Simpson says 18-year-old Wesley Curtis has been booked into Multnomah County Jail on a murder charge and 23-year-old Adam Elder faces charges of assault, conspiracy to commit assault and failure to register as a sex offender. The victim, 43-year-old Marc Sundin, wandered bleeding through a downtown park before dying on a sidewalk near City Hall shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday.

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  15. Intoxicated Hichhiker Arrested On WarrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | K103

    ... wanted on nine outstanding warrants from seven different jurisdictions (Deschutes County, Klamath County, Multnomah County, Linn County, Troutdale, West Linn, and Gladstone). Six of the warrants were for Failure to Appear on various misdemeanor ...

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  16. Two arrested in connection with stabbing death of culinary studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATU-TV Portland

    Eighteen-year-old Wesley Lawrence Curtis and 23-year-old Adam Lawrence Elder were arrested Monday. Curtis was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on a murder charge and Elder was charged with first-degree conspiracy to commit assault; third-degree assault; and failure to register as a sex offender.

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  17. Pit bull involved in Portland Streetcar attack is euthanizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Oregonian

    The dog was killed because officials had determined she "was a threat to the community," according to Jessica Morkert, a spokeswoman for Animal Control. Morkert said that other factors in the decision to put the dog down were that an animal shelter in Colorado withdrew an offer to take the dog back from Multnomah County and that the the previous owner relinquished her ownership .

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  18. Two Arrested Connected to Downtown Stabbing DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KXL-AM Portland

    ... of Curtis and Elder. The pair was arrested on the sidewalk downtown separately. They were booked into the Multnomah County Jail. Curtis was booked on a Murder charge. Elder on charges of conspiracy to commit Assault in the First Degree, Assault in ...

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  19. Two Arrests In Fatal StabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | K103

    ... 23-year-old Adam Lawrence Elder. They're both described by police as homeless. Curtis was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on a charge of Murder. Elder was booked on charges of Conspiracy to Commit Assault in the First Degree, Assault in the ...

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  20. Police arrest 2 men in fatal stabbing in downtown PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Oregonian

    ... Street . He collapsed on the sidewalk, dying from a stab wound to the chest. Curtis was booked Monday into Multnomah County jail on suspicion of murder, police said. Elder faces allegations of conspiracy to commit assault in the first degree, ...

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