CRIME & SAFETY
Witnesses describe deadly police shooting outside Vancouver Safeway
VANCOUVER, Wash. — Witnesses to a deadly police shooting in a Safeway parking lot in Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon described the incident as abrupt and frightening. "All of a sudden I hear this pop, pop, pop, and then pop," Tina Palmer said. Palmer was working at Ari's Hair Salon...
22-Year-Old Mark S Svirzhevskiy Died In A Motor Vehicle Crash In Salmon Creek (Salmon Creek, WA)
RepairPal and Nationwide Report Team Up to Connect Consumers to Local Auto Repair Shops. The Washington State Patrol reported a motor vehicle crash in the Salmon Creek area on Saturday late at night. The accident happened on Interstate 205 close to 134th Street at around 10 p.m. According to WSP,...
2 teens arrested in Oregon after deadly Washington shooting
AUBURN, Wash. (KPTV) – A Tuesday morning shooting leaves a young man dead at the intersection of 4th and Auburn Way South, Fox 13 Seattle reports. Police are investigating the scene after responding to a call at 9:30 a.m., reporting shots fired at the busy intersection. The suspects, two teenagers, pulled next to the victim’s car and fired a single gun shot through the passenger side window, killing the passenger.
Man dead after being shot by 3 officers, 1 deputy outside Vancouver Safeway
A beloved local Santa Claus -- formerly known as Milwaukie Santa has since moved to Oregon City – and is making a comeback in a big way. A basketball program in Vancouver, WA gives kids a safe place to go and a healthy outlet for their feelings and problems.
Suspicious death investigation underway after woman’s remains found near Eagle Creek
After finding the human remains of a Portland woman in the woods earlier this month, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is seeking information into what they are calling a "suspicious death."
Seven Washington Juvenile Escapees Now in Custody, Including Four Arrested in Clark County
All seven teenagers who escaped from a Snoqualmie, Washington, juvenile detention center Sunday have been found and taken into custody – with three of them arrested in Clark County, the
Basketball program in Vancouver aims to curb youth gun violence
VANCOUVER Wash. (KPTV) - In just the last year, several teenagers have been killed or injured by gun violence in the Portland metro area. While the problem can sometimes feel too big to address, efforts are underway. One program in Vancouver focuses on providing mentorship and a support system. In...
Thief steals dump truck, crashes it into 4 cars in NE Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - Portland police are searching for a person who stole a dump truck and crashed it into several cars early Thursday morning. Just after 4:30 a.m., officers responded to a hit-and-run crash in the 6300 block of Northeast Rodney Avenue. According to police, a suspect stole a dump truck, trailer and excavation equipment from a nearby job site in the 5700 block of Northeast Rodney Avenue.
Medical examiner asks public for help identifying woman found dead in SE Portland
The Multnomah County Medical Examiner’s office is seeking the public’s help identifying a woman whose body was found in the Lents neighborhood last month. Officials found the woman’s body near Interstate 205 and Southeast Flavel Street on April 24.
Tigard Police Log: Brawl breaks out at local sports bar
Sunday, May 14 Tigard officers assisted neighboring agencies with searching for two shooting suspects believed to be in the area. Overnight, officers responded to a domestic disturbance unfolding in the middle of a street near Southwest 135th Avenue and Walnut Street. A woman was ultimately arrested for assaulting her partner. Monday, May 15 ...
Killer Kids On The Loose And The Government Lies About It
I absolutely hate it when our government lies to its citizens. Case in point (this morning), a group of what Washington State labels “children” is running loose somewhere in Vancouver. They ran away from the Echo Glen “children’s” center on Saturday. No big deal, right?
Portland killer confronted by victim’s 12-year-old daughter as judge hands down 18-year sentence
The 12-year-old daughter of a Portland homicide victim told her father’s killer that she’s still reeling from the emotional impact of the 2021 shooting. “I’ve lost all trust in society,” Bella Byrd said Wednesday during the sentencing hearing for Kimmie D. Edwards. Byrd’s voice remained level...
Portland man killed in April 28 hit-and-run identified
PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) - The man killed on April 28 from a hit-and-run has been identified as Robert b. Ketchum, 62, from Portland. Ketchum’s family has been notified of his death. The hit-and-run is still an ongoing investigation as police have not yet located the suspected driver. No further...
10 displaced after early morning fire at adult care facility
An early morning fire at an adult care facility called units across Clark County into action, fire officials said.
Sheriff's office investigates injury collision in Ridgefield
Deputies from the Clark County Sheriff’s Office and other first responders were dispatched to a collision near 15900 Northeast Union Road in Ridgefield at approximately 10:45 a.m. on May 23.
Vancouver police seek help solving 1997 murder of 17-year-old
VANCOUVER, Wash. (KPTV) – The Vancouver Police Department is hoping the public can help them solve a nearly 26-year-old cold case. In Aug. 1997, the body of 17-year-old Carle McConnell was found in the 1600 block of Devine Road. Police say McConnell’s death was ruled a homicide. Police...
Huge Car Collision takes place on SE 20th & Stark, Portland
Yesterday at lunchtime, a car collision took place on SE 20th & Stark that involved a Prius toppling a Forester. As seen, both cars looked worse for wear with the front of the Prius being completely destroyed, whilst the Forester was literally tipped over and equally damaged. As of right now, there is little information on the people involved in the crash. However, based on the pictures, it looks like no one was seriously injured due to the lack of forensics, which is at least one positive note from this potentially deadly collision.
Portland Police makes 'significant' arrests, seizes several guns over Memorial Day weekend
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Police Bureau said it had a busy Memorial Day weekend, responding to emergencies like shootings and crashes, and also getting guns off the streets while making "significant arrests." In total, Portland officers made 17 arrests and seized 13 weapons. On Tuesday, the bureau released...
Washington Woman Arrested After Pursuit in Multiple Counties
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested a Washington woman following a pursuit in multiple counties. At approximately 11:15 p.m. Friday, NSP was notified that Seward County Deputies were in pursuit of a vehicle that had fled a traffic stop. The pursuit was eastbound on Interstate 80 heading into Lancaster County. Troopers were able to locate the pursuit and took over as primarily as the vehicle continued on I-80 through Lincoln. The vehicle, a Chevrolet Monte Carlo, was traveling in excess of 120 miles per hour.
Two People Were Critically Injured in a Crash on North Marine Drive
The Portland Police Bureau reports that two guys were critically hurt when their car crashed into a tree late Saturday night while participating in a street racing event. According to officials, one man’s injuries are severe. At 11:55 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, police were called to North Marine Drive and North Bybee Lakes Road regarding a crash. Upon arrival, they discovered that the car had slammed into a tree.
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