Six Women Found Dead in, Near Oregon in Less Than Three Months, Most in Secluded, Wooded Areas
Six women – most with connections to the greater Portland area and all under the age of 40 – have been found dead within 100 miles of each over the past three months – most in
MCSO: Man chased people with chain, screamed racial slurs, set bus shelter on fire
PORTLAND, Ore. — A man with a long history of criminal incidents involving TriMet and over 20 convictions was arrested once again Thursday evening in Portland, says the Multnomah County Sheriff"s Office,. According to the MCSO, Transit Police responded to a bus shelter at SE 112th and Powell around...
Kyron Horman disappeared 13 years ago. Sheriff’s office seeks new leads
It’s been 13 years since 7-year-old Kyron Horman disappeared from Portland’s Skyline Elementary School, spurring the largest search-and-rescue operation in Oregon history. As the anniversary of the boy’s vanishing approaches on Sunday, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office has released an updated image of what Kyron might look like as a 20-year-old man, and they’re reminding the public of a $50,000 reward for information leading to a resolution of the case.
Bodies of 6 women found in last 3 months in Portland metro
PORTLAND, Ore. — Law enforcement agencies in Oregon and Washington are investigating several suspicious deaths. Investigators in Multnomah, Clark, Clackamas and Polk counties found the bodies of six women in the last three months -- from February to May. On April 8, the body of 32-year-old Joanna Speaks was...
KOIN 6 reporter rides along a Stolen Vehicle Operation with Portland police
KOIN 6 Reporter Joelle Jones took a ride with an officer from the Portland Police Bureau during one of their Stolen Vehicle Operations on Friday evening.
Readers Respond to the Rejection of a Capital Gains Tax
There are garden-variety defeats, and then there are losses that linger in the memory. The Warriors blew a 3-1 lead. The Atlanta Falcons led the Super Bowl 28-3. And Measure 26-238, intended to tax capital gains to fund lawyers for tenants facing eviction, was rejected by 4 out of every 5 voters. That 80-20 defeat was the worst in 30 years of local ballot measures in Multnomah County, WW reported last week (“Dead on Arrival,” May 24). Here’s what our readers had to say:
Housing authority of Multnomah County expects a record amount of people to apply for federal rental assistance
Your browser does not support the audio element. After nearly seven years of being closed, Multnomah County’s housing choice voucher waitlist is set to open up to new applicants, for five days only next week. The federally-funded program, formerly known as Section 8, provides rental assistance to low-income families...
Several roads to close this weekend for PDX Triathlon
PORTLAND, Ore. — Multnomah County will close down multiple roads on Sunday for the PDX Triathlon. Northeast Blue Lake Road will be closed between Northeast Marine Drive and the entrance to the Blue Lake Regional Park from 5:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Northeast Marine Drive will be closed between...
13 years later, the search for Kyron Horman continues
Thirteen years after his disappearance, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office is still searching for Kyron Horman.
Multnomah County makes major changes to pretrial risk assessments, monitoring decisions
PORTLAND, Ore. — Multnomah County instituted major changes to its pretrial release program on June 1, dictating release conditions for hundreds of people charged with a crime but waiting on their day in court. The changes revolve around how release officers within the county’s Department of Community Justice assess...
INVESTIGATION INTO KYRON HORMAN’S DISAPPEARANCE ONGOING
Sunday June 4th will mark the 13-year anniversary of the disappearance of Kyron Horman. A release from the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office said Kyron was last seen at Skyline Elementary School in Portland on June 4th of 2010 where he was attending his school’s science fair. He has not been seen or heard from since. At the time of his disappearance, he was seven years old.
Sunday Marks 13 Years Since Kyron Horman Was Last Seen
Portland, Ore – This Sunday will mark the 13-year anniversary of the disappearance of Kyron Horman, who was last seen at Skyline Elementary School on June 4, 2010, during his school’s science fair. Despite exhaustive efforts, Kyron has not been seen or heard from since, leaving his community devastated.
New Multnomah County court order impacts pre-trial release for those facing criminal charges
There is a lot of frustration from victims who say the criminals aren't prosecuted, or that they get let out of jail. But as of Thursday, a change is coming in Multnomah County.
Challenges face Wheeler's homeless camping restrictions
The City Council is expected to pass Mayor Ted Wheeler’s proposed restrictions on public homeless camping on Wednesday, June 7. Despite overwhelming opposition from most of those who testified at the May 31 hearing, polls have consistently shown the vast majority of Portlanders want to end public camping. Four of the five council members are backing the ordinance. Only Commissioner Carmen Rubio has not yet said how she will vote. But even if the council passes the restrictions, much has to happen before they can...
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