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(Portland, OR)  --  A woman is facing a DUII charge after allegedly getting caught driving the wrong way on Highway 26.  The Washington County Sheriff's Office says 24-year-old Shelby Lee Terebesi was driving west in the highway's eastbound lanes between Southwest Market Street and Northwest Murray Boulevard early yesterday morning when deputies pulled her over.  The deputies say they found an open beer can inside her car.  Her blood alcohol concentration was allegedly measured at point-17.



(Portland, OR)  --  Two people are injured following a shooting at a Home Depot in Northeast Portland.  The shooting happened yesterday afternoon outside the store on Northeast Glenn Widing Drive.  Police say a loss prevention officer was confronting a shoplifting suspect outside the store when another person walked up and started arguing with the suspect.  The altercation culminated with the suspect and the other person drawing their guns and shooting each other.  Both were rushed to a hospital with injuries.



(Portland, OR)  --  New details are coming to light regarding a broken sprinkler pipe that flooded all three floors of McMenamins Edgefield Wednesday night.  The hotels marketing director says the sprinkler pipe broke after a guest jumped up and grabbed the pipe and started hanging from it.  The Gresham Fire Department responded to the building and evacuated 200 people.  Crews shut off power to the building and were able to stop the water flow.  The hotel says only a few rooms were seriously damaged.



(Portland, OR)  --  A Clackamas County Sheriff's deputy is recovering after getting a fishing lure stuck in his face.  The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office says Deputy Ferguson and a second deputy were undergoing rescue technique training on the upper Clackamas River when Ferguson suddenly felt something pierce his cheek.  Ferguson says he initially thought it was a bee sting, but his partner quickly informed him that he had a fishing lure stuck in his face.  The two deputies rafted to shore, and Ferguson headed to the emergency room to have the lure removed.  Ferguson says he plans to use the lure on his next fishing trip, pointing out that it, quote, "obviously catches things."



(Longview, WA)  --  A school bus driver in southwest Washington is facing charges after allegedly driving drunk on the job.  Police in Longview say a child called 9-1-1 last week to report his school bus driver was drunk.  The child reportedly told police the driver smelled of alcohol and ran three red lights.  Police have arrested Catherine Maccarone on charges of DUI and reckless endangerment.



(Portland, OR)  --  A Sandy High School student is facing charges after allegedly threatening to shoot up the school on social media.  The Sandy Police Department arrested the 16-year-old student yesterday.  The student is accused of making the threats on the social media platform TikTok.  Police say it doesn't appear the student had access to any weapons.



(Woodburn, OR)  --  Police in Woodburn are warning residents about a cougar sighting near a school.  The Woodburn Police Department says the cougar was spotted yesterday morning near Woodburn High School on Meridian Drive near Tukwila Drive.  Residents are advised to use caution in the area.



(Kelso, WA)  --  Authorities in southwesten Washington are reporting the death of a Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue battalion chief.  The Kelso Police Department says Chief Mike Zainfeld died in the line of duty yesterday.  Police aren't yet revealing details on how he died.



(Gresham, OR)  --  Police in Gresham are searching for a missing 12-year-old boy.  The Gresham Police Department says Joshua Frison went missing last night after leaving home to visit a friend's house near Southeast 182nd Avenue and Southeast Yamhill Street.  He's described as five feet tall and 95 pounds with dark brown hair.  Family members also say he was wearing a red shirt with black athletic pants.



(Portland, OR)  --  Charges are being dismissed against a Portland man who drove through a crowd of protesters in Vancouver, Washington two years ago.  A Clark County judge moved to dismiss the charges against William Wilson yesterday.  Prosecutors say he drove his pickup truck through a group of people blocking his path while demonstrating near 6th Street and Columbia Street in September of 2017, showing "willful and wanton disregard" for their safety.



(Portland, OR)  --  Police are releasing the identity of a pedestrian who was hit by a car and killed in Northeast Portland.  The Portland Police Bureau says 27-year-old Cristian Drae Lennon was walking at Northeast Lombard Street and Northeast 45th Avenue Sunday night when a vehicle crashed into him and took off.  Police are still searching for the suspect driver.



(Clatskanie, OR)  --  A driver is doing OK after crashing into a bear near Clatskanie.  The Columbia County Sheriff's Office says the crash happened yesterday morning along Beaver Falls Road near the Mustola Road intersection.  The driver was not injured.  Police say the bear was killed in the crash.



(Salem, OR)  --  An investigation is ongoing into the officer-involved shooting death of a man at a Goodwill Store in West Salem.  The Polk County Sheriff's office says the shooting happened during a drug sting operation at the store on Edgewater Street Northwest yesterday afternoon.  Police say undercover officers met a suspect there under the guise of purchasing drugs from him.  One of the officers opened fire while trying to take the man into custody.



(Portland, OR)  --  The City of Portland is declaring a public health crisis over addiction.  Mayor Ted Wheeler joined city councilors yesterday to make the declaration.  Wheeler also issued a proclamation declaring September 2019 "Recovery Month."



(Gresham, OR)  --  Cleanup is underway at McMenamins Edgefield after a sprinkler pipe broke, flooding all three floors of the building.  The Gresham Fire Department responded to the building last night and evacuated 200 people.  Crews shut off power to the building and were able to stop the water flow.  It's not yet clear what caused the pipe to break.



(Portland, OR)  --  Officials are issuing a public health advisory over elevated fecal bacteria levels in the water at Sunset Bay State Park Beach.  The Oregon Health Authority issued the advisory yesterday.  People are urged to avoid contact with the water at Coos County Beach as well as Hubbard Creek Beach until further notice.



(Portland, OR)  --  One man is facing charges in connection to a hit-and-run crash that injured two people.  The Portland Police Bureau says officers have arrested Justin Jeffries for the crash Saturday night in the 3100-block of Southeast Holgate Boulevard.  Two people were hospitalized following the crash.  Police say Jeffries was hiding on a rooftop when officers found him and arrested him.



(Portland, OR)  --  Health officials are confirming two new cases of vaping-related lung illness in Oregon.  The Oregon Health Authority announced yesterday that two new cases have emerged within the last week, bringing the state's total cases to four.  One of those patients died in July.



(West Linn, OR)  --  Police say they've arrested a man accused of running from police during a traffic stop in West Linn.  Police arrested 31-year-old Arturo Garcia yesterday for the incident Monday night.  Police say officers found methamphetamines in Garcia's car after he ran from officers who pulled him over on 8th Court.  Police say Garcia was wanted on outstanding warrants and is now facing additional charges.



(Springfield, OR)  --  Officials are warning residents about a cougar sighting in Springfield.  The Willamalane Park and Recreation District says the cougar was spotted at Dorris Ranch yesterday.  Officials are urging residents to exercise caution in that area.



(Portland, OR)  --  One person is dead and two others are injured following a crash outside Forest Grove.  Police say the crash happened just before noon yesterday on Highway 8 near the David Hill Road intersection.  Two people were rushed to a hospital, while a third person died at the scene.  Police believe wet roads may have contributed to the crash.



(Portland, OR)  --  Today is National Cheeseburger Day.  Burgerville is celebrating by serving up one-dollar cheeseburgers all day today.  The fast-food chain is limiting the deal to five cheeseburgers per transaction and two transactions per vehicle.



(Newport, OR)  --  Officials are issuing a public health advisory over elevated fecal bacteria levels in the water at Nye Beach in Lincoln County.  The Oregon Health Authority issued the advisory yesterday.  People are urged to avoid contact with the water until further notice.



(Newport, OR)  --  One woman is dead following a crash near Newport.  Oregon State Police say 68-year-old Linda Dodson was driving east on Highway 20 yesterday when she veered off the roadway and crashed.  She was pronounced dead at the scene.  A dog found in the car was evaluated and has since been released to friends of Dodson.



(Portland, OR)  --  An investigation is ongoing into an apartment fire in the Tualatin Valley area.  Firefighters responded to the home on 108th Avenue yesterday afternoon for a fire that started in the living room of a unit on the first floor.  Fire crews had to rescue three people from a second-floor unit.  No injuries were reported.  It's not yet clear what sparked the blaze.


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