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1 hr ago | The Courier Mailer

Portland brothers arrested on cocaine and weapon possession accusations

Two Portland brothers were arrested on allegations of drug and weapons charges following a Metro Gang Task Force search warrant mission Thursday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Portland, OR, Eugene, OR

5 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Portland man reported missing found dead of apparent suicide

A 30-year-old Portland man reported missing on Sunday has been found dead of an apparent suicide, Portland Police said.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Canada, Suicide

5 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Multnomah County's Londer Learning Center, GED program for former offenders, to hold first-ever open house

Krystal Stockam, 29, celebrates graduation the GED program at the Londer Center for Learning.

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8 hrs ago | The Oregonian

NE Portland man arrested in stabbing death to be arraigned

A man arrested Thursday in connection with a fatal stabbing at a Northeast Portland home is to be arraigned Friday in Multnomah County.

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8 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Photo Credit: Multnomah County Sheriff's Office - Wayne Dinayog Nabehet

Wayne Dinayog Nabehet, 47, was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on Friday on charges of Murder and Assault in the First Degree.

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8 hrs ago | The Newberg Graphic

Homicide suspect identifed

Police have identified the suspect in the Thursday stabbing that left one man dead and another critically injured.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

OregonLive.com

Mom accused of murdering meth-addled newborn objects to defense attorney's status as new mom

Sarah Mangus appeared in Multnomah County Circuit Court Wednesday to tell a judge she wants a defense attorney who isn't the parent of a very young child.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Drugs

OregonLive.com

More girders to be installed on Portland's new Sellwood Bridge

Work on the new Sellwood Bridge across the Willamette River continued Thursday as workers put in forms for the concrete decking on the east side of the bridge.

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OregonLive.com

Foster-Powell community leaders cheer developer's plans for Multnomah County's Wikman Building

The Wikman Building, a 95-year-old former library in the Foster-Powell neighborhood, will be sold for $260,000 to developers who hope to get it listed as a historic place.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR

OregonLive.com

The city that never happened: East Portlanders came close to being incorporated as city of 125,000

Squeezed between Portland and Gresham and threatened with annexation by both, activists from unincorporated areas of Multnomah County in 1981 hatched a plan: join their environs with the small suburb of Fairview to form Oregon's second-largest city, "Columbia Ridge."

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Gresham, OR, Fairview, OR

Portland Tribune

Twilight Theater spices it up

Bruce and Prudence just want someone to care about them, but they certainly have an odd way of showing that in Twilight Theater Company's production of "Beyond Therapy," a zany comedy by Christopher Durang that opens Friday, Aug 1. Bruce and Prudence's therapists have told them to use the personal ads in the local paper in order to meet potential ... (more)

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Christopher Durang, Portland, OR

Wed Jul 30, 2014

OregonLive.com

Father accused of biting his 4-year-old son at Portland's Keller Fountain

Portland police arrested a 28-year-old man accused of biting his 4-year-old son on July 19 in downtown Portland.

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The Forest Grove News-Times

Gang member arrested for April shooting

Alejandro Ray Vance Jr., 20, is charged with Attempted Murder, Attempted Assault in the First Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Reckless Endangerment, Possession of a Loaded Firearm, Discharging a Firearm in the City, and Pointing a Firearm at Another.

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OregonLive.com

Charging responsible dog owners for the sins of irresponsible dog owners: Editorial

The dog days of summer may have arrived, but Clackamas County's commissioners aren't kicking back with mint juleps and folding fans.

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Related Topix: Clackamas County, OR, Clackamas, OR, Washington County, OR, Opinion

The Oregonian

Leaky roof leaves Multnomah County officials wishing they brought scuba gear to work

Roof work on the Multnomah Building led to soggy offices on the sixth floor last week,after a morning deluge leaked in through the ceiling.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR

OregonLive.com

Section of NE Marine Drive closed over weekend for triathlon, duathlon

A stretch of Northeast Marine Drive will be closed both Saturday and Sunday to allow for triathlon and duathlon events.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Gorge visitor concerned others will be victims too: 'It certainly makes me not want to stop there'

Thieves seem to have it down to a science when breaking into cars in the Columbia River Gorge.

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OregonLive.com

Listen to audio from sentencing of two teens convicted in torture of Portland 16-year-old

Jess Taylor, 17, Jenna Montgomery, 15, pleaded guilty last week to kidnapping, robbery and assault charges in the beating of 16-year-old Dustyn Murrain on Feb. 10. Blue Kalmbach, who turned 16 in June, is to appear in court Aug. 21. The Oregonian obtained audio of the courtroom apologies made last week by two of the teens convicted and sentenced in ... (more)

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OregonLive.com

David Sarasohn: The book store is not dead, at least in Portland

The line curled around the book display tables, ran the length of the room and deep into the Rose Room next door.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Opinion

The Oregonian

Portland psychologist told state won't use him after he embellishes to TV station

In this 2004 file photo, forensic psychologist Frank Colistro testified as an expert witness in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

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