CRIME & SAFETY
KCSO: Seven juveniles escape detention center near Snoqualmie, four still on the run
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. - Four out of seven teens who escaped from the Echo Glenn Children's Center on May 28 are still on the run. Just after 12:00 a.m., the group of juveniles ages 15 to 17 assaulted a staff member working the night shift during routine checks, and stole her personal belongings, including the keys to her car. The car was a White 2018 Chevrolet Equinox which was recovered in Vancouver, Wash.
Motorcycle rider killed, passenger severely injured in Southeast Portland crash
PORTLAND, Ore. — A motorcyclist is dead and their passenger is hospitalized after a collision with a pickup truck early Sunday morning in the Hazelwood neighborhood of Southeast Portland. East Precinct officers were dispatched at 1:09 a.m. to a report of a crash at Southeast Stark Street and Southeast...
Idaho electric worker finds body of Washington man who vanished on camping trip, cops say
The Vancouver man went missing on a camping trip with friends, deputies said.
Suspect Sought After Police Chase Culminates in a Deadly Crash in Milwaukie
Angela Wiseman and her neighbor conversed on their porches in Milwaukie on Thursday, May 25, afternoon when they witnessed a car with flat tires go by, then crash a short distance down the road. You can see a video of a Suspect wanted after a police chase ends with a...
One Person Was Killed and Two Were Injured in a Drag Racing Accident on North Marine Drive
One person was killed and two others critically injured in a two-car collision on North Marine Drive in Portland on Saturday, May 27, night, according to police. The police established the involvement of speed racing. Watch here- 1 dead, one seriously injured after motorcycle, truck crash in SE Portland- A...
Portland man died waiting 32 minutes for ambulance
A man died while waiting over a half-hour for an ambulance after being struck by a hit-and-run driver last month, according to emergency dispatch logs, an incident that Portland firefighters say highlights their frustration at a lack of available ambulances to respond to emergency calls. The Bureau of Emergency Communications...
Teen boy shot in leg in E Portland; neighbors say they woke to gunshots
PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) - A 16-year-old boy was shot and injured in the east Portland Glenfair neighborhood early Sunday morning, according to the Portland Police Bureau. Police say they responded shortly after 2:30 a.m. to a shooting near Southeast 160th Avenue and Stark Street. Finding the injured teen, police applied a tourniquet to his leg and he was taken at a local hospital for treatment.
Beaverton: Early morning housefire displaces nine
Just before 2 a.m. on Memorial Day, multiple callers to 911 reported heavy black smoke and flames coming from a vehicle and garage at a residence in the 11000 block of Southwest Timberline Drive in Beaverton. While fire crews were en route, residents were alerted by smoke alarms and were able to safely evacuate without injury. Beaverton Police also helped to evacuate residents from neighboring homes. Firefighters arrived to find...
A Teenage Girl Was Shot and Injured at a Grocery Shop in Southeast Portland
On Friday, May 26, the reports said a 17-year-old girl was found wounded and injured near a grocery shop in the city’s southeast. A tweet containing the aforementioned details is available here:. According to the reports, she was discovered around 2 p.m. near the WinCo on Southeast 79th Avenue...
Vancouver man found dead in garage; neighbors worried
The death of a 58-year-old man inside his Vancouver garage has been deemed suspicious by investigators, although details of exactly what happened Saturday night remain unconfirmed.
PDX local speculates that city could have a serial killer on the loose
In a recent post on the popular website Reddit, a Portland local theorized that the city could have an active serial killer on the loose. Although this theory isn’t proven and isn’t exactly concrete, it still makes for a disturbing thought – and sadly they may be right.
Please Help Police Identify a Robbery Suspect
The Portland Police Bureau asks for the public’s help locating a robbery suspect. The crime occurred at a convenience shop in the 1000 block of North Marine Drive around 1:39 am on Sunday, April 30, 2023. You can see a tweet with the above information- He made his selections,...
2 Portland area drug dealers sentenced to federal prison
PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) - On Thursday, two drug traffickers were sentenced to more than ten years in federal prison for their roles in a Mexican drug cartel distributing fentanyl, heroin, and methamphetamine in and around Portland. Rodrigo Diaz-Lopez, 53, of Gresham and Jonathan Avila-Suarez, 31, of Portland were sentenced to...
Distraught Neighbors React After Discovering the Body of a Missing Gresham Lady in a Forested Area
A missing woman from Gresham, Washington, died on December 22, 2022. Portland resident Kristin Smith, age 22, was discovered in a forested area close to the crossroads of Southeast Deardorff Road and Southeast Flavel Street. Residents of the area expressed disbelief at discovering human remains so close to their homes....
Tire pile near Moda Center goes up in flames for second time
The pile of shredded tires that lit on fire Thursday went up in flames again Monday morning fire officials said.
Remembering the 1887 massacre at Hells Canyon
On May 27, 1887, a gang of horse thieves gunned down more than 30 Chinese gold miners on the Snake River in Hells Canyon. Former Oregonian journalist R. Gregory Nokes spent years researching the events of 1887 for the book “Massacred for Gold.” He has called it the worst massacre of Chinese people by whites in the United States, “It was really an act of savage racial hatred. The main motive (of the killers) was to go and kill these Chinese.”
Suspect wanted after police chase ends with fiery crash in Milwaukie
The City Fair carnival at Waterfront Park will run for the next several weekends with food, fun and rides. Two brothers who went missing May 19 after their raft flipped on the Clackamas River have been found dead as of Thursday, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office. Man...
Portland police using data science to find stolen cars
Portland, Oregon, like many areas of the U.S., has seen an increase in the number of stolen cars in recent years. Police are now using data science to help officers work more effectively in tracking down missing vehicles. Kyle Iboshi with our affiliate KGW explains.
One killed, three injured in two Portland weekend crashes
Portland police are investigating two Memorial Day weekend crashes that left one person dead and three seriously injured. The names of the victims were not immediately released. According to the Portland Police Bureau, the investigation into the fatal crash began at 1:09 a.m. Sunday, May 28, when East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a crash at Southeast Stark Street and Southeast 139th Avenue. When officers arrived, they...
A Man Drove His Burning Automobile for 4 Miles After Committing a Hit-and-run on the St. John’s Bridge
After a three-car collision on the St. John’s Bridge on Thursday, May 25, afternoon, police in Portland have charged one driver with hit-and-run and driving under the influence of alcohol. Following the accident around 4 p.m., the suspect “made it over four miles with his vehicle on fire before...
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