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'Prostitute' Walks INTO Police Department For Fake Client, Gets Arrested

AP | Posted 01.24.2013 | Crime

SALEM, Ore. -- Authorities say a 20-year-old Portland woman drove 50 miles to reach the man she thought was her client after being solicited for prost...

American Terrorism Suspect Was 'Kid' Entrapped BY FBI: Defense

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 01.18.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. -- For days, prosecutors in an Oregon terrorism trial have hammered jurors with recording after recording in which undercover agents ga...

Witnesses Say Terror Suspect Was Eager To Bomb And Felt 'Betrayed' By Father

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 03.17.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon terrorism suspect allegedly waited just 12 minutes to tell a man he thought was an al-Qaida recruiter that he wanted ...

Accused Terrorist Just 'An Impressionable Kid': Lawyer

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 03.14.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. — There's no dispute that a 19-year-old Muslim college student tried to set off a car bomb at Portland's 2010 Christmas tree ligh...

Women Claims Boyfriend Choked Her With His Dreadlocks

AP | Posted 01.08.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Police in Oregon say a woman told officers that her boyfriend choked her with his dreadlocks. Portland police Sgt. Pete Simpson say...

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Friend Speculates That Suspected Mall Shooter Wanted 'Suicide By Cop' (EXCLUSIVE)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.13.2012 | Crime

Jacob Roberts, who police said is responsible for a fatal shooting spree at an Oregon mall, may have been set off by a recent break-up with a girlfrie...

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Clackamas Town Center Shooter Identified

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.12.2012 | Crime

Police have identified Jacob Tyler Roberts as the gunman who fatally shot two people at a crowded Oregon mall Tuesday before killing himself minutes l...

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Mall Shooting Witness Describes Chaotic Scene

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.12.2012 | Crime

The shooting Tuesday at the Clackamas Town Center in Oregon was over almost as quickly as it began. The horror of the shooting, however, won't go away...

Woman Ran Over Husband After Pointing Gun At Suspected Mistress, Cops Say

Posted 12.11.2012 | Crime

An Oregon woman is accused of ramming her cop-husband with a pickup truck and pointing a gun at his suspected mistress. Kenneth M. Nunez, a 48-year...

Firefighters Rush To Rescue DUI Suspect

AP | Posted 11.25.2012 | Crime

BEAVERTON, Ore. -- A 38-year-old Beaverton driver dangled from a bridge several feet above Highway 217 for nearly an hour after his pickup truck crash...

Barista's Murder Suspect Had Child Porn: Cops

Posted 10.29.2012 | Crime

An Oregon man charged in the Oct. 16 rape and murder of a 21-year-old barista told police that he had child pornography in a bizarre confession unrela...

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Friend Of Missing 7-Year-Old's Stepmother Refuses To Answer Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.08.2012 | Crime

DeDe Spicher, a close friend of missing 7-year-old Kyron Horman's stepmother, has refused to answer questions about the boy's 2010 disappearance. A...

Neighbor Admits To Shooting And Sexually Assaulting Whitney Heichel: Affidavit

AP | STEVEN DUBOIS | Posted 10.24.2012 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A man accused of killing an Oregon barista told police he fatally shot the woman after kidnapping her and forcing her to perform a s...

SLEEPING ON THE JOB: Police Say This Man Fell Asleep During An Attempted Burglary

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | Weird News

HILLSBORO, Ore. -- Sheriff's deputies responding to a burglary call say they found a 20-year-old man asleep on the kitchen floor of a home in Oregon. ...

No Jail For Parents Who Didn't Take Dying Son To Doctor

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.21.2012 | Crime

An Oregon couple whose teenaged son died from a burst appendix because they don't believe in modern medicine accepted a plea deal to avoid jail. L...

Sex Offender Arrested After Ruining Wedding Dinner

Posted 09.18.2012 | Crime

A registered sex offender in Oregon was arrested shortly after his catering company ruined a wedding dinner. Lindsey Petrushkin got married last w...

Man Armed With Insect Repellant Robs Restaurant

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.15.2012 | Weird News

Police in Oregon are trying to sting a man who robbed a local restaurant using bug spray as his weapon of choice. The thief came into a place calle...

Priest In Underwear Allegedly Chases Boy Down Street

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.16.2012 | Crime

An Oregon priest faces first degree sexual abuse charges after being accused of fondling a 12-year-old boy Sunday night. Investigators said that Fa...

An Oregon Judge Keeps Giving This Death Row Inmate Reprieves He Doesn't Want

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 07.24.2012 | Crime

SALEM, Ore. -- An Oregon death row inmate and the state's governor are at the center of an unusual legal battle – the governor has granted the t...

Facebook Post Led Authorities To Murder-Suicide

AP | STEVEN DUBOIS | Posted 09.04.2012 | Crime

DUNDEE, Ore. -- An Oregon man shot and killed his estranged wife and their two children at his home on the Fourth of July before killing himself, poli...

Remains Of Missing Hiker With Developmental Disabilities Found 30 Years Later

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.22.2012 | Crime

The last three decades have been long and hard for Rebecca Carroll, but closure may be beginning for her. On Oct. 24, 1981, Carroll's 21-year-old s...

Woman Awarded $900,000 For Herpes Infection

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.03.2013 | Crime

A jury awarded an Oregon woman $900,000 after her date allegedly gave her herpes. The decision came after four days of testimony and two hours of d...

Matthew Fox Charged With Drunk Driving

Newser | Posted 07.07.2012 | Crime

First it was a stripper, then a bar brawl, and now it's a DUI for Matthew Fox. The Lost star was busted early Friday in Oregon, where he lives. ...

Mom Allegedly Helps 13-Year-Old Daughter Sext By Snapping Nude Photos

David Lohr | Posted 05.07.2012 | Crime

Authorities in Utah have arrested a woman for allegedly helping her 13-year-old daughter text nude photos to a 30-year-old man. The young girl's mo...

30 Years On The Run: Cops In Oregon Arrest Michigan Fugitive

Posted 03.16.2012 | Crime

Police in Oregon busted a wanted fugitive of nearly three decades on Monday after he robbed a bank just one day before his 60th birthday. Steven Le...