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Slain Vanc. woman's parents reach out to sex trafficking victims

Slain Vanc. woman's parents reach out to sex trafficking victimsAshley Benson's parents believe their daughter was victimized three times: first by a pimp, second by a killer and third by those who said she wasn't a victim.
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
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Police investigating reported sexual assault at UO dorm

Police investigating reported sexual assault at UO dormThe woman is not affiliated with the university.
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
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Teen pleads guilty in crash that killed 3 classmates

Teen pleads guilty in crash that killed 3 classmatesThe 17-year-old driver in a Kitsap County crash that killed three high school classmates has pleaded guilty to three counts of vehicular homicide.
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  • 2 days, 1 hour ago
Central Coast

Trial set for Cannon Beach murder suspect Jessica Smith

Trial set for Cannon Beach murder suspect Jessica SmithThe trial for the mother accused of drowning her toddler and seriously injuring her teen daughter in a Cannon Beach hotel room was set for July 2015.
  • Central Coast
  • 2 days, 2 hours ago
Crime

Police: Scammers calling Portlanders, claiming to be IRS

Police: Scammers calling Portlanders, claiming to be IRSPolice say scammers claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service are calling Portland residents and demanding money for back taxes.
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  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
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FBI offers $5K reward in apartment arson arrest

FBI offers $5K reward in apartment arson arrestIt's possible a massive five-alarm fire in Northeast Portland was the work of a domestic terrorist, a spokesperson with the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Thursday.
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  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
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Vancouver high school coach pleads guilty in child sex case

Vancouver high school coach pleads guilty in child sex caseA high school baseball coach from Vancouver has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing the 15-year-old son of a family with whom he lived while playing minor league baseball in Maryland in 1998.
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  • 2 days, 18 hours ago
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Man sentenced in pipe bomb case

Man sentenced in pipe bomb caseA man who allegedly threw four pipe bombs from a car in Southeast Portland during a pursuit with police was arrested Sunday.
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  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
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Man living at Salem rock quarry arrested for sex abuse

Man living at Salem rock quarry arrested for sex abusePolice arrested a Salem man for sexual abuse of a minor and investigators believe there may be more victims.
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  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
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Police: Carjackers forced woman to drive to bank, withdraw money

Police: Carjackers forced woman to drive to bank, withdraw moneyPortland police are asking for help finding two suspects accused of robbing a woman and forcing her to drive them around last August.
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  • 3 days ago
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Downtown Portland food cart robbed at knifepoint

Downtown Portland food cart robbed at knifepointA man robbed a downtown Portland food cart at knifepoint Tuesday night, police said.
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  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Crime

Police: Bank robber with slicked-back style captured

Police: Bank robber with slicked-back style capturedPolice think they have captured the man who robbed a Northeast Portland bank wearing a stylish scarf and slicked-back hair last week.
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  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
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#StartsWithTrust: Race, police and public opinion

#StartsWithTrust: Race, police and public opinionA nationwide poll finds varying views by African-Americans and whites regarding police and our communities.
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  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
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Youth pastor arrested on sex abuse charges

Youth pastor arrested on sex abuse chargesDetectives on Wednesday arrested a Marion County youth pastor on sex abuse charges.
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  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
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Man arrested in Christmas theft from Forest Grove business

Man arrested in Christmas theft from Forest Grove businessForest Grove police on Monday arrested a man accused of stealing nearly $10,000 worth of construction tools and supplies from a business on Christmas.
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  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
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Wife of UO physics professor sentenced for stabbing him

Wife of UO physics professor sentenced for stabbing himThe wife of a University of Oregon physics professor has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for stabbing him.
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  • 4 days, 2 hours ago
Local

Gunfire hits parked cars in N. Portland

Gunfire hits parked cars in N. PortlandGunfire struck several cars in North Portland about 9:20 Tuesday night, according to Portland police.
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  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Crime

Handcuffed man who escaped Portland police still at large

Handcuffed man who escaped Portland police still at largeThe man who escaped from Portland police while wearing handcuffs is still on the loose.
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  • 4 days, 15 hours ago
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Portland leaders support lawsuit against Backpage.com

Portland leaders support lawsuit against Backpage.comA website police and lawmakers say is a big part of human trafficking cases is now facing a federal lawsuit.
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  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Vancouver

Clark Co. Jail adds alarms on belts to protect workers

Clark Co. Jail adds alarms on belts to protect workersA little black box at the Clark County Jail may not look like much, but it packs a big punch. Pull the pin and an alarm goes off, alerting jailers that someone is in trouble.
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  • 4 days, 18 hours ago
Crime

Driver arrested in Cully hit-and-run that injured woman

Driver arrested in Cully hit-and-run that injured womanOn Jan. 20, Portland police arrested 46-year-old John Bishop Jones in connection with the hit-and-run.
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  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
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Man sentenced for attacking parents with swords, knife, gun

Man sentenced for attacking parents with swords, knife, gunA Portland teen was convicted on Tuesday of killing his father and wounding his mother, using two swords, a knife and a .22-caliber handgun in the attack.
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  • 4 days, 20 hours ago
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Car prowlers target Richmond neighborhood in SE Portland

Car prowlers target Richmond neighborhood in SE PortlandPolice are investigating a series of car prowls in Southeast Portland's Richmond Neighborhood.
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  • 4 days, 22 hours ago
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Bullet falls in baby's bed 25 blocks from gang shooting

Bullet falls in baby's bed 25 blocks from gang shootingA southeast Portland family is hugging their daughter a little tighter now, after a stray bullet from a gang shooting almost hit her while she slept.
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  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
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Bullet from gang gun hits baby's window a mile away

Bullet from gang gun hits baby's window a mile awayA bullet from a gang-related shooting Saturday night went through a baby's window more than a mile away from the scene, Portland police said.
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  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
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Police: 3 in custody after robbery spree, chase

Police: 3 in custody after robbery spree, chasePortland police said they took three suspects into custody after a robbery spree and car chase Sunday morning.
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  • 1 week ago
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Handcuffed suspect escapes police in SE Portland

Handcuffed suspect escapes police in SE PortlandPortland police said a handcuffed suspect ran away from officers after he was arrested on Saturday afternoon.
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  • 1 week ago
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