Regional

24 June 2015

Syringes being found at local parks raises concern

Posted in Regional, Local

Ore. --- Reports of syringes being found at local parks, near kids, is raising concerns.In a public post on Facebook, one person uploaded these photos of syringes that she says she found at a park i ...

23 June 2015

Oregon outback off-road bicycle ride cancelled

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- A few 'bad apples' have brought a screeching halt to the Oregon outback off-road bicycle ride.Nearly 300 riders took part in the Memorial Day Weekend ride, which began in Klamath Falls and ...

23 June 2015

SE Portland neighbors upset over plans to cut down sequoia trees

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- (KGW) Neighbors in Eastmoreland are upset over a developer's plan to cut down three giant sequoia trees near Southeast 36th and Martins Street. "I think they're beautiful," said ne ...

23 June 2015

Teen pulled from water at Salmon Falls Park has died

Posted in Regional

Marion County, Ore. --- (KGW) Rescue crews were called to Salmon Falls Park on the Little Northfork of the Santiam River after a 17-year-old boy went into the water and did not come out Monday after ...

22 June 2015

Inmate dies of dehydration

Posted in Regional

Seattle, Wa.-- More than 200 people protested outside the Island County Jail in Washington after an inmate died in his cell of dehydration. A close friend remembers Keaton Ferris, "He was just an a ...

19 June 2015

Woman arrested after child sex assault reported at Molalla Safeway

Posted in Regional

Molalla, Ore. -- (KGW) A 68-year-old woman was arrested Friday for the alleged sexual abuse of a young girl in a Molalla grocery store. Police say Laurie Watson assaulted an 11-year-old girl in the ...

19 June 2015

Woman in wheelchair hit on I-5, pronounced dead on scene

Posted in Regional

Tigard, Ore. --- A woman is dead after being hit on Interstate 5 near milepost 198. Oregon State Police say just before midnight last night, a Tigard woman struck a woman in a wheelchair. The woman ...

19 June 2015

Update: Search and Rescue look for missing Port Orford woman

Posted in Regional

Port Orford, Ore. -- Update as of 5:30pm 6/23/2015 A Port Orford woman missing since Friday has been found. Search and rescue crews said they found Joyce Huffman's purse and two hours later found Hu ...

18 June 2015

Stop giving money to panhandlers, say Portland relief agencies

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. – (KGW)The Downtown Clean & Safe District is encouraging people to donate money to social service nonprofits this summer, rather than give money to panhandlers in downtown Portl ...

18 June 2015

DUII suspect plows into 6 cars; 1 person dead

Posted in Regional

Clackamas County, Ore. -- (KGW) A Happy Valley woman died after an allegedly drunk, speeding driver plowed into six cars stopped at a red light at the Interstate 205 off-ramp to Sunnyside Road. Poli ...