Mark Levin

ON AIR NOW

Mark Levin

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Contact
Regional News


>>Career Criminal Arrested Following Chase

(Aloha, OR)  --  The Washington County Sheriff's Office says a career criminal is in custody following a chase that ended with a crash.  Deputies say they acted on a tip from a friend of the suspect, Zachery Mayes, who reportedly was planning to commit a crime and was carrying a stolen rifle.  Authorities say Mayes took off after being spotted in his vehicle last night by deputies and crashed the vehicle into a concrete planter in front of a home on Southwest Farmington Road.  Officials say Mayes has an arrest record in Washington County dating back to 2001.

>>Man Accused Of Stabbing Woman In Southeast Portland

(Portland, OR)  --  A Portland man is facing an attempted-murder charge after being accused of stabbing a woman.  Police allege that 48-year-old Acension [[ ah-SEN-see-OWN ]] Rosales stabbed the 41-year-old woman at a mobile home park on Southeast 142nd at Division Street Tuesday morning.  Officials say the woman is being treated for life-threatening injuries.  Rosales also faces charges of assault and domestic violence.

>>Portland Family Welcomes First Baby Born In 2014

(Portland, OR)  --  Mother and child are doing fine after the birth of Portland's first baby of 2014.  Naythyn Lee Villegas [[ vee-AY-gus ]] was born at Providence Portland Medical Center at nine minutes past midnight on New Year's Day, weighing in at seven pounds, six ounces.  Naythyn's mom, Emilie Stochosky, had to suddenly cancel her pedicure appointment after going into labor Tuesday afternoon.   

>>WA Audit Recommends Smoother Permitting Process

(Olympia, WA)  --  A new report released by the Washington State Auditor's Office says state agencies can do a better job of smoothing out the process of issuing business permits.  The audit contends that agencies should provide more information and assistance to businesses as they apply to obtain various permits.  The auditor's report also says agencies need to let business owners know up front how long it will take to obtain a particular permit and to eliminate bureaucratic red tape that slows the processing of paperwork.  At least one state lawmaker plans to draft legislation to carry out the findings of the audit.

>>Gasoline Prices Up

(Portland, OR)  --  Triple-A is reporting higher fuel prices in the Portland area.  The average for a gallon of regular is just above three-33, more than four cents higher than a week ago.  It's also seven cents above the average at this time last month.

###
Todd Dunne/acb 
Copyright © 2014
Metro Networks Inc. 

Hide Comments

Help Puerto Rico

Most organizations are asking for cash, rather than supplies, so they can route help to where it’s needed most more quickly. Here are some of the largest groups with campaigns underway:

 

Traffic

 

 

  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • Intersection of NW Broadway Street and NW Delaware for waterline replacement project, road closures with detours clearly marked for thru traffic, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with roads opened nightly. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and use Bond Street and Wall Street.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.