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  1. Last Thursday vendors say police threatened to cite themRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland

    Many vendors who usually line Alberta Street on the last Thursday of each month during the warm months have contacted KATU News, saying police officers threatened to cite them if they didn't leave within an hour. It's all part of the city's Last Thursdays event; usually, Portland police officers shut down Alberta Street, opening it up to vendors and pedestrians.

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  2. Police: gunfight between moving cars on SE Powell Blvd.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KATU-TV Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. Police are looking for two cars involved in a gunfight Tuesday evening along Southeast Powell Boulevard near 108th Avenue.

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  3. PD: Couple assaults woman, holds her captive overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | KATU-TV Portland

    A 28-year-old woman was handcuffed, assaulted and held captive overnight at her Gresham home by a couple she met at a homeless shelter, police said. According to a news release from Gresham Police, the victim called police Sunday around 5 a.m. from a home on SE Yamhill Street, saying she had just escaped from being held captive in her own home.

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  4. Police investigate East Portland drive-by shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KATU-TV Portland

    Just after 3:15 p.m., Portland Police responded to the incident near 122nd Ave. and E Burnside St. Officers arrived in the area and located evidence of gunfire after finding shell casings from bullets at a house on the corner of SE 122nd Ave. and Ankeny St. that was hit by gunfire. There are no gunshot victims and witnesses indicated to police that a group of young African American males were walking on 122nd Ave. when a car drove by and fired several rounds at them, causing the group to run off.

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  5. 3 car crash closes Marine Dr. in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KATU-TV Portland

    Portland Fire crews are trying to get at least one occupant out of a car involved in a three-car crash, according to Portland Police. Just after 3:10 p.m., Portland Police responded to a three car crash on NE Marine Drive, East of 122nd Avenue.

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  6. Portland bartender, resident robbed at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KATU-TV Portland

    Police are investigating whether two armed robberies in SE Portland that occurred in the early morning hours Sunday are related. A bartender at Kilt Irish Pub in the 4300 block of SE Woodstock Boulevard reported he was closing for the night around 3:30 a.m. when two suspects broke through the bar's glass door and robbed him at gunpoint.

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  7. Peeking into healthy brains to see if Alzheimer's is brewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KATU-TV Portland

    Beautiful glass floats, crabs and sand dollars will magically appear on the Oregon coast this weekend - just waiting for lucky beachcombers to find them. It was raining green at Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub in downtown Portland on Tuesday - part of the pub's annual tradition to raise money for medically fragile children.

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  8. Community raises $90K for bicyclist who lost leg in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | KATU-TV Portland

    Alistair Corkett is ready to ride again -- he just needs the swelling in his leg to go down, a prosthesis, and about three months of recovery. "I feel like a piece of me is missing when I can't ride my bike," 22-year-old Corkett said.

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  9. Police: Man faces attempted murder for gunfight between carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | KATU-TV Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. A man is facing attempted murder and assault charges for a gunfight between two moving cars on Wednesday afternoon, Portland Police said.

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  10. SUV hits cyclist in NW PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KATU-TV Portland

    The call came in at 1:45 p.m. where a person driving a black SUV hit the cyclist on 7398 Barnes Rd. The bicyclist was wearing a helmet, but suffered head injuries and they were taken to Emanuel. The driver stayed on scene to cooperate with the investigation.

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  11. Police: 5 men arrested and drugs seized in Portland homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KATU-TV Portland

    Five men were arrested this morning at a house after neighbors complained about drug activity at the home, according to Portland Police. Authorities went out to serve a search warrant at a house on N Endicott Ave. where they secured the home because it was deemed a high risk situation due to information police learned about guns in the home during their investigation.

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  12. Underage buyer sold booze in OLCC stingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | KATU-TV Portland

    The buyer KATU News followed around was a 19-year-old college student, who wants to be a police officer. "When you go in they're going to give a menu, you may just want to say, 'Hey, I'm waiting for a friend.

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  13. Man seriously hurt in 5-story fall from Portland apartment windowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | KATU-TV Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. A man was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries Wednesday night after firefighters say he fell five stories from an apartment building window.

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  14. Strip club owners, managers indicted after 5-year federal investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | KATU-TV Portland

    Federal agents raided the Sugar Shack in Northeast Portland and several other Portland-area strip clubs in 2010 but they didn't immediately shut them down. A group of Portland-area strip club owners and managers face a bunch of federal charges for running an elaborate prostitution ring out of their businesses, and hiding more than $5 million in profits from the IRS.

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  15. 1 dead, 1 injured in fiery crash in Northeast PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KATU-TV Portland

    Firefighters battle the flames after a semi-truck and a van collided late Wednesday night on Northeast Columbia Boulevard and 17th Avenue. PORTLAND, Ore.

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  16. Man shot outside N Portland bar, expected to be OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KATU-TV Portland

    Police say the shooting occurred around 4 p.m. outside the Twilight Room in the 5200 block of N Lombard Street. After being shot, police say the victim traveled to the 4300 block of N Willis Boulevard and was then taken to an unknown location by a private car.

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  17. Irvington neighbors protest planned teardown, rebuild of Suh family homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KATU-TV Portland

    Neighbors in the historic Irvington district of Portland are trying to stop another old home from being torn down on their block and replaced with a house few can afford. The childhood home of NFL superstar Ndamukong Suh looks unassuming enough, but that's going to change soon if all goes according to plan.

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  18. Southeast Portland problem property still magnet for crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | KATU-TV Portland

    The city has barred anyone from living inside the house at 12110 S.E. Liebe Street and it's removed some of the old cars. But some cars are still parked out front two years after the city first ordered the property owner to clean up the site.

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  19. Baby born in passenger seat with help of dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KATU-TV Portland

    There were only about three hours between new mom Thanh Huynh's first contraction and the birth of her baby girl. Like any expecting mother, Huynh read books, looked up articles online and had the added experience of this being her second child.

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  20. Gang-related shooting at Montavilla Park prompts nearby university to send out alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KATU-TV Portland

    PORTLAND, Ore. A gang-related shooting at Montavilla Park on Monday afternoon prompted nearby Multnomah University to send out an "active shooter" alert.

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