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2 wounded in daytime shooting in NE Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two people were wounded, including a minor, when shots were fired in Northeast Portland Thursday afternoon. Bullets flew in the 3800 block of NE 82nd Avenue around 2:20 p.m., Portland police said. Both people were taken to nearby hospitals for treatment of their wounds and are expected to recover.
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First female Portland Police Chief Penny Harrington passes away

PORTLAND, Ore. — Former Portland Police Chief Penny Harrington has passed away. Harrington was the first female detective, sergeant, lieutenant and captain at the Portland Police Bureau, according to Portland Police Chief Chuck Lovell. Harrington was not only PPB's first female police chief, she was the first female chief of...
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It’s Official, the City of Green Bay has a New Police Chief

There is a new man in charge of the Green Bay Police Department. A swearing-in ceremony was held yesterday (September 17th) for Chris Davis, who is now officially the Police Chief in Green Bay. Davis served as Deputy Chief in Portland Oregon prior to coming to Green Bay, and is...

PPB: Suspect in July homicide arrested in Northeast Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) – Portland police arrested a suspect in a murder case that happened in July on Thursday. On July 15, 50-year-old Patrick Pruitt was involved in a fight with another man near Southwest Broadway and Southwest Ankeny Street. He died from his injuries 11 days later, according to PPB.
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Mapps proposes ‘specific goals for reducing gun violence’

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — For 2 hours Thursday the Portland City Council listened to residents, professors, city division leaders and their own voices on the topic of gun violence and public safety. While long term plans were discussed, it was Commissioner Mingus Mapps who lasered in on the now. “I’d...

One child, one adult hurt taken to hospital after NE Portland shooting

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) – Portland police say two people were taken to the hospital after a shooting on Thursday afternoon. At 2:22p.m., officers were sent to a report of a shooting in the 3800 Block of Northeast 82nd Avenue. When officers arrived, they located both a child and adult suffering from gunshot wounds.

Portland women offer free self-defense classes following West End incidents

PORTLAND (WGME) -- After reports this summer of a possible stalker in the West End, a group of young women in Portland started offering free self-defense classes. [Portland police look for connections in four recent assault cases]. Organizers took action after several women reported random, violent attacks in the West...

Two hurt in NE Portland shooting, police say

Two people were hurt in a shooting Thursday afternoon in Portland’s Madison South neighborhood, police said. Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 3800 block of Northeast 82nd Avenue just before 2:30 p.m., according to Portland police. They found a young person and an adult suffering from gunshot wounds.

Chaos erupts at Portland Nabisco plant as strike drags on

PORTLAND, Ore. — There were additional fights, shoving matches, and injuries Wednesday night at the Nabisco plant in Northeast Portland. The events follow other contentious actions seen a day earlier. Nabisco workers in Portland are currently striking. Employees tell KATU news they're seeking a fair contract and resolutions in disputes...

Missing 79-year-old Portland woman found safe

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) – Portland police say a missing 79-year-old woman was found safe by her family. On Thursday at 9:30 a.m. officers responded to a missing person call in the 300 block of Southeast 133rd Avenue. Officers learned that Charlene Otis walked away from her home. She has been...