4Chan Murder Suspect Arrested in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — Authorities have arrested a man in Portland they say killed his girlfriend and then posted photos of the crime online. Police say David Kalac admitted to strangling his girlfriend and said it was harder to do than it looked in the movies. Amber Coplin’s body was found Tuesday in a Washington apartment. … Continue reading »

Suspected Serial Bank Robber Arrested

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested a man suspected of multiple bank robberies, including some in Oregon. U.S. Marshals captured Anthony James Martinis in Oklahoma City on Monday. F.B.I. agents believe he is the man responsible for committing a total of six bank robberies throughout Washington and Oregon in the past month. … Continue reading »

New Phone Scam Warning Issued

PORTLAND, Ore. – Pacific Power has issued a warning to the public about a phone scam targeting utility customers in the Northwest. According to the report, scammers are posing as utility company employees to try and steal money as well as personal information. Reportedly, the thieves are using technology to trick Caller ID systems into … Continue reading »

Results on Oregon State Measures

SALEM, Ore. — Voters have decided on 7 state measures in this election. Measure 92, which would require labeling GMO foods, is still too close to call, and Measure 91, legalizing recreational marijuana, has passed. Measure 92 Yes: 48.81% No: 51.19% Measure 91 Yes: 54.21% No: 45.79% Voters reject Measure 90, which would have changed … Continue reading »

State Representative Results

SALEM, Ore. — When Richardson decided to run for Governor, he vacated a seat he comfortably held for more than a decade as a Republican. Democrats saw it as an opportunity to gain a seat in the state house. Republicans have hoped the long-time success of a republican would ensure the seat stayed “red”. Duane … Continue reading »

Oregon Gubernatorial Results

SALEM, Ore. — In our state, Governor Kitzhaber takes the win for re-election. Political analysts say Kitzhaber is the winner over Representative Dennis Richardson, 49% to 45%. Kitzhaber served two non-consecutive terms from 1995 to 2003, before being elected for his current and third term. Now he will serve a fourth term and continue as … Continue reading »

Curry County Crash Leads to Death

GOLD BEACH, Ore. – About 7:15 a.m. today, Curry County Sheriff’s responded to a call about a vehicle that was spotted over an embankment along Quosanta Creek Road about 15 miles east of Gold Beach, OR.  According to the observer, Stan Moss, there was one occupant in the vehicle that appeared to be deceased. When … Continue reading »

Brittany Maynard Dies at Age 29

(CNN) — Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old who said she had terminal brain cancer and would take medication to end her life under Oregon’s “Death with Dignity Act,” has died, advocacy group Compassion & Choices said in a Facebook post Sunday. “Brittany chose to make a well thought out and informed choice to Die With Dignity in … Continue reading »

Police Chase Ends With Arrest

LA PINE, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) arrested a La Pine man Friday evening after he allegedly fled a traffic crash in his car with 3 of his younger siblings inside. OSP says it happened Halloween night at 6:50 p.m. on Highway 97 at 1st Street in La Pine, where a 1998 Chrysler Sebring … Continue reading »

Oregon Patient Monitored for Ebola

  MILWAUKIE, Ore. — An Oregon woman is being tested for Ebola. She spiked a fever this morning, after recently spending time in West Africa. The unidentified woman is now in the Providence Milwaukie Hospital, outside of Portland. The Oregon Health Authority is testing the Portland woman for other illnesses as well. Oregon health experts … Continue reading »

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