>>Bail Increased To $1.5 Million For Domestic Abuse Suspect
(Portland, OR) -- Bail has been increased from 250-thousand to one-point-five-million dollars for a Portland State University student accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend and abusing her dog. Multnomah County prosecutors convinced a judge to increase bail for 21-year-old Zayed Ahmed Al Raisi [[ zah-YED ACH-med al rye-EE-see ]], saying he's a risk to flee the country. Al Raisi is facing possible charges that include second-degree assault and second-degree animal abuse. Police allege that Al Raisi assaulted the victim after he saw another man approach her at a Portland night club.
>>Elderly, Diabetic Man Reported Missing
(Gresham, OR) -- Gresham police are searching for an 86-year-old diabetic man who's been reported missing. Authorities say Daniel Bauer was last seen around noon yesterday in the area of 199th and Southeast Stark in Gresham. Officials say Bauer also suffers from dementia. He's likely driving an older-model, white Lincoln Town Car with Oregon plate SL 11080.
>>Puppy Found With Muzzle Wrapped Shut, Broken Legs
(Portland, OR) -- Authorities are trying to find out who's responsible for wrapping a pit bull puppy's muzzle shut and breaking two of its legs. The dog was found at Kane Park in Gresham Wednesday evening. On November 24th, a Shih Tzu [[ SHEE-zoo ]] was found in Portland with a rubber band wrapped around its muzzle. An investigation continues in that animal-abuse case.
>>Gas Prices Slip
(Portland, OR) -- The price of gasoline in the Portland area is slightly lower. Triple-A says the average for regular fell about a half-cent overnight, to three-27 a gallon. Regular gas sold in Portland a month ago for an average of about three-36 a gallon.
>>Report: Slugger Cano In Talks With Mariners
(Seattle, WA) -- New York Yankees slugger Robinson Cano [[ kuh-NO ]] is reportedly in Seattle to discuss a possible deal. ESPN reports Cano, who's a free agent, has been offered a nine-year deal by the Mariners that would pay 225-million dollars. The Yankees have reportedly offered Cano a seven-year, 175-million-dollar contract to stay with them. The second baseman, who's 31, led the Yankees in batting average, home runs, and RBI during the 2013 season.
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