Multnomah County Newswire

Multnomah County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Multnomah County, OR.

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  1. Body cams are coming, Portland policing won't be the sameRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Bee

    ... with guns. And truthfully, as it pertains to white folks with guns,' says the founder of According to Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Ryan Lufkin, the more interesting question, and the one he and other public officials are beginning to ...

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  2. Agencies rack up nearly $90K in overtime during Greenpeace protest in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    The nine agencies that responded to the Greenpeace protest on the St. Johns Bridge paid out nearly $90,000 in overtime, officials said Wednesday. Though several agencies reported incurring no additional expenses to put people at the protest, the Portland Police Bureau, Oregon State Police and the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office did rack up overtime, their spokespeople said.

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  3. Man indicted on charge of impersonating a police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Portland police had arrested Dorsey-Hurtt on Aug. 25. At that time, police also had accused him of raping and kidnapping a woman. Multnomah County senior deputy district attorney Christine Mascal said Wednesday that the grand jury could only proceed on the criminal impersonation charge at this time, given the time constraints involved.

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  4. I-5 crash, running across highway with toddler leads to dad's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... l and was unable to tell officers how the crash occurred, the court papers said. Adkins was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on suspicion of second-, third- and fourth-degree assault and reckless endangering.a

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  5. Multnomah County Employed Former PPS Teacher Who Pled Guilty to HarassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Willamette Week

    Multnomah County juvenile detention officials responded this week after learning they had employed a former Portland Public Schools teacher who allegedly poked a PPS colleague "in, on or around" the anus . Mitchell Whitehurst pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge in December.

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  6. Multnomah County names Sellwood Bridge leader to top transportation postRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Ian Cannon has been given the permanent job as Multnomah County Engineer and Transportation Division Director. He'll lead the county's newly organized Transportation Division that oversees transportation planning, road services, bridge services teams and the County Survey Office.

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  7. No PokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Willamette Week

    Multnomah County juvenile detention officials responded this week after learning they had employed a former Portland Public Schools teacher who allegedly poked a PPS colleague "in, on or around" the anus. Mitchell Whitehurst pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor harassment charge in December.

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  8. Multnomah County names transportation directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    Ian Cannon, left, was named as Multnomah County Engineer and Transportation Division Director on Sept. 1, 2015.

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  9. DNA from hair found on window ledge led to arrest of burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    ... e in 2003. He also faces a parole violation stemming from his prior burglary conviction. He's being held at Multnomah County's Inverness Jail, and is due back in court Sept. 10.

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  10. Multnomah County Libray: Local e-book authors wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Oregonian

    The Multnomah County Library is inviting local authors to submit works of fiction for the system's digital book collection. The library will be taking submissions until Dec. 31, 2015 and books will be available to library members next year.

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  11. Steeper slopes now in play for North Bethany developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Oregonian

    ... to see that happen." Considerable development is already underway in parts of the area, which lies near the Multnomah County line north of U.S. 26. Until now, new houses were prohibited on slopes steeper than 25 percent. The new ordinance allows ...

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  12. Multnomah ready to add $3M energy efficiency program, with much bigger things to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Business Journal

    Multnomah County's commissioners are poring over a proposal that would help Portland-area building owners add more energy efficiency components. The Commission will learn more about the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy program at its Thursday meeting.

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  13. Bee nice to your local beekeepersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lake Oswego Review

    ... associations for support. He also got in touch with Raine Lee Ritalto, an outspoken bee advocate in Multnomah County. Ritalto recently spearheaded the passage of a new state law that will provide beekeepers and municipalities with a guidebook for ...

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  14. Children terrified when forced to ride in car driven by drunk father, Portland police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | OregonLive.com

    ... being terrified as he drove, according to the affidavit. Mendoza was taken into custody and booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center Saturday night. He was arraigned Monday afternoon on six counts of recklessly endangering another, and one ...

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  15. Gresham dad reports his gun stolen after learns of son's arrest on weapons chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | OregonLive.com

    ... home. Ostrom is now facing allegations of being a felon in possession of a firearm. He was arraigned in Multnomah County Circuit Court Monday afternoon. (The Oregonian) A 23-year-old man is accused of stealing a loaded handgun from his father's ...

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  16. Teacher Arrested, Faces Meth and Prostitution ChargesRead the original story

    Tuesday | KXL-AM Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore.- Neil Armstrong Middle school will be missing one of it's math teachers to start the school year. Police in Multnomah County say they've arrested one of their teachers, 50-year old Mike Maraia.

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  17. Forest Grove middle school teacher accused of prostitution, meth possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | OregonLive.com

    ... teacher, driving the car with a younger woman also inside, according to a probable cause affidavit filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court. The officer suspected that Maraia, who lives in Aloha, was involved in prostitution. Maraia told the officer ...

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  18. Portland man accused of luring a 10-year-old girl for sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | OregonLive.com

    Michael A. Bowen, 22, pleaded not guilty Monday to a nine-count indictment in Multnomah County Circuit Court, accusing him of luring a 10-year-old girl for sex. A 22-year-old man accused of luring a 10-year-old girl to have sex entered not guilty pleas Monday morning to a nine-count indictment.

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  19. Library/SW 9th Ave. MAX Station closed for e-fare renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | KATU-TV Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. The MAX Station at the Multnomah County Library/SW 9th Avenue Station is closed through Saturday as TriMet installs its electronic fare system.

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  20. TriMet faster-transit line to Gresham activity shifts into higher gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Business Journal

    Multnomah County leaders will study a transportation option that could reshape several Portland neighborhoods, not to mention transit routes for those heading to Gresham. Materials describing the Powell-Division Transit and Development Plan include several discussions of commercial development along the routes .

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