CRIME & SAFETY
Body of missing 15-year-old found in Willamette River
PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) – The body found floating in the Willamette River has been identified as a missing 15-year-old, according to the Portland Police Bureau. Magdalene “Moon” Bryce was first reported missing on the evening of Nov. 6 after Bryce was reported as a runaway in the Mount Tabor neighborhood.
Man who attacked naked bike riders in Portland sentenced to prison
PORTLAND, Ore. — A man who attacked a group of cyclists during a naked bike ride in June was sentenced to three years in prison on Tuesday, according to the Multnomah County District Attorney's office. Nine cyclists were riding near Northwest 19th Avenue and Flanders Street on June 3...
72-year-old man thrown nearly 70 feet in Gresham hit-and-run
GRESHAM, Ore. — Police are asking the public for help in finding the driver and the vehicle that struck and seriously injured a 72-year-old man last Friday. The impact threw the man almost 70 feet, nearly a quarter the length of a football field. The crash happened at Southeast...
Security guard at health center in Northeast Portland hospitalized after attack
PORTLAND, Oregon — Police arrested a man suspected of attacking a security guard at a health center in Northeast Portland Monday morning. He is facing an attempted murder charge. Officers responded to a report of a stabbing around 11 a.m. at the Garlington Health Center near Northeast Martin Luther...
Local Resident Luke Gentry Arrested for Stabbing Incident on NE Hogan Drive
Gresham Police have arrested a suspect related to a stabbing incident. The incident took place on November 22. Officers were called to NE Hogan Drive and NE 19th Street just before 4:00 pm. A victim with stab wounds was taken to a local hospital and remains in critical condition.
Oregon hiker rescued after tumbling ‘several hundred feet’ down Mt. Hood
An Oregon hiker was rescued after she slipped and fell hundreds of feet down a popular route on Mt. Hood over the weekend, authorities said. The 36-year-old woman from Portland was descending the South Side route near the Old Chute, close to the mountain’s summit, around 11:30 a.m. Saturday when she tumbled down and suffered multiple injuries, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said.
Firefighters Battle Blaze that Engulfs Two Homes and Garage in Southeast Portland
• Two homes and at least one detached garage caught fire in Southeast Portland. • The fire started around 8:30 p.m. and firefighters had it under control within 20 minutes.
Motorcyclist dies after traveling at ‘excessive speeds’: Police
A motorcyclist died on Friday after crashing into the backside of a Ford Escort, the Vancouver Police Department announced Monday.
Police Reportedly Investigating Josh Giddey Incident
Late last week, disturbing allegations emerged on social media involving Oklahoma City guard Josh Giddey. Anonymous accounts began suggesting that Giddey, 21, a native of Australia, had engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a California-based minor. The NBA reportedly launched an ...
Deputies ID Portland man found dead on Larch Mountain; investigation remains open
Authorities haven’t yet ruled out foul play as they investigate how a Portland man ended up dead on Larch Mountain last month. A group of people chanced upon the body of Travis D. Jackson, 43, while out picking mushrooms in a secluded area just past mile marker 5 on Larch Mountain Road on Oct. 15.
Victims' families offer reward as Portland police investigate second possible serial killing
A homicide case out of Clark County possibly linked to a local serial killer has been transferred to the jurisdiction of the Portland Police Bureau. Joanna K. Speaks, 32, is one of five young women whose bodies were found within three months earlier this year in the greater Portland area. Investigators previously announced that the other four have been linked to a single person of interest. Speaks’ case now has been transferred to a law enforcement agency investigating one of the other cases. ...
‘Talk a Mile’: Students, future PPB officers have ‘tough conversations’ in Laurelhurst Park
Justin and Erikca Fogarty and their son Liam started the program following the racial justice demonstrations that took place in Portland and across the country in 2020.
Fatal Collision Between Motorcyclist and School Bus in Tualatin
• A motorcyclist died after colliding with a school bus in Tualatin, Oregon. • The incident occurred early Monday morning. • Two children and a bus driver were on board the bus at the time of the crash.
Non-profit teams up with PPB to connect students of color with officers
PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) - Talk-A-Mile, a non- profit organization, is teaming up with Portland Police Bureau to connect with students of color in the community. The goal is to create empathy and understanding with one another and create a safer environment. In its fifth event, 26 PPB trainees and 26...
Ask the I-Team: Is the data breach notice from Maine but mailed from Oregon legitimate?
The CBS13 I-Team is investigating a question about a data breach in Maine that's impacted more than a million people. The state says this cyber security incident involved a third-party software it used to transfer files and data. Thousands of organizations were impacted across the globe, but in Maine, more...
1 person shot, killed in rural Yamhill County: Officials
A person was shot and killed on Monday in a rural area of Yamhill, officials announced.
Portland Police make dozens of arrests in recent human trafficking missions
PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Police officers made dozens of arrests in six human trafficking missions since late September, saying some neighborhood groups and businesses are reporting fewer crimes and “reduced fear” of criminal activity. PPB said the missions target human trafficking and the purchasing of sex they...
Portland police searching for missing, endangered woman
PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) - The Portland Police Bureau is asking for the publics help in finding a missing woman they believe to be in danger. Wilma Acosta, 28, was last seen leaving a bar near the corner of northwest Couch Street and northwest 3 avenue early Sunday morning. Her cell phone was tracked to the Japanese American Historical Plaza on the west end of the Willamette River, but Acosta was not found in the area.
Mother IDs son, 50, fatally shot on SE Portland porch; ‘He was my baby’
A Centennial neighborhood woman identified her 50-year-old son, James “Jamie” Mack, as the person fatally shot Saturday night on their front porch in Southeast Portland. Alice Nimz, 73, said she was inside her home off Southeast 154th Avenue and Powell Boulevard when she heard her son arguing with another man outside shortly after 10 p.m. Worried the men’s voices would disturb neighbors, Nimz said she opened her front door and grabbed her son’s arm to pull him inside.
PF&R responds to 3 fires in 30 minutes
PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) - Portland Fire & Rescue responded to multiple fires in 30 minutes on Monday evening. Fire crews responded to two homes on fire in southeast Portland in the Brentwood-Darlington neighborhood with a second alarm fire assignment. At one point, four separate structures were on fire. Within 10...