Man Receiving Burn Treatment in Portland

MEDFORD, Ore. —  A Medford man is in critical condition after spraying a fire pit with gasoline and causing an explosion. 32-year-old Raul McCurdy was transported to a Portland hospital Saturday morning and is currently being treated for third degree burns. Friends and family members said they were grilling and sitting by a fire pit in the … Continue reading »

Suspect Arrested In Portland Shooting

(CNN) — Police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting near a high school in Portland. A gunman opened fire Friday on four people near Rosemary Anderson High School, then reportedly fled on foot with two other men. At least three of the injured ran inside the school building for help, police and … Continue reading »

Hug Shared Around the World

(CNN) PORTLAND, Ore. — After so much ugliness following the Ferguson grand jury decision, a moment of humanity was captured on camera. This picture, taken at a protest in Portland, is being called the “hug shared around the world.” The 12-year old boy in the photo, Devonte Hart, was at the rally holding a sign … Continue reading »

Boil-Water Order for Portland Lifted

[UPDATE] The boil order has now been lifted. The Portland Water Bureau says any food made with water on or after May 20 that is not thoroughly cooked above 165 degrees should be discarded. Tap water is safe to drink for all customers of the Portland Water Bureau, but they recommend flushing all taps for … Continue reading »

Mistletoe Girl Challenges City

By Dan Cassuto (CNN) — An 11-year-old entrepreneur from Oregon is challenging lawmakers after being told she could beg in the park, but not sell her mistletoe. Madison Root was told she couldn’t sell mistletoe at the Saturday Market in Portland because she didn’t have a permit. Portland Parks Bureau says you still need a … Continue reading »

Fluoride Will Be Added To Portland Water

PORTLAND, Ore. – Fluoride will be added to Portland’s water system. The city council approved the ordinance Wednesday morning, meaning by March of 2014 fluoride will be added to the system. Health experts say fluoride is effective against tooth decay, but opponents believe it is unsafe. Voters in Portland twice rejected fluoridation before approving it in 1978, … Continue reading »

Kyron Horman Civil Suit Moves Forward

PORTLAND, Ore. – The lawsuit against the step mother of Kyron Horman will move forward. A judge ruled on Wednesday that a two-year delay would not serve a purpose. Kyron’s biological mother, Desiree Young, filed the lawsuit against Terri Horman, for $10 million in connection to the disappearance of Kyron. Kyron’s step mom, Terri Horman, … Continue reading »

Alzheimer’s Announcement On Monday

On Monday morning, a press conference will be held at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland where a state plan with strategies for dealing with Alzheimer’s disease will be announced. A task force, that was comprised of people ranging from family care givers to state legislators, developed the plan that will be presented on … Continue reading »