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76-year-old Estacada woman reported missing

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Authorities are asking for the public’s help finding a 76-year-old Estacada woman. Carol Ann Hoy was last seen walking away from her home on Jannsen Road in Estacada between 9 and 10 a.m. on Thursday, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office. Hoy reportedly suffers from cognitive issues and needs daily […] → Read More

Court docs: Bullets in Molalla shooting hit teen’s bedroom, passing truck

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A Molalla man is facing numerous charges, including first degree attempted murder, after he shot a gun multiple times in the direction of a truck, a crowded shopping center and a house, going into a teen girl’s bedroom while she was in bed, according to court documents. In addition to a […] → Read More

Study: Potential ‘citywide solution’ with Portland Street Response team

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The pilot program for the Portland Street Response team, an alternative to non-emergency calls for people experiencing a mental health crisis or homelessness, should be expanded for round-the-clock citywide responsiveness, according to a new Portland State University study that evaluated the program’s first six months. The full study will be presented […] → Read More

Heavy police response reported in Molalla

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A heavy police response has been reported in Molalla on Monday. The large police presence is near West Main and Leroy Avenue. Witnesses tell KOIN 6 News they heard gunshots, but so far, it’s unclear what’s behind the police response. A KOIN 6 News crew is on the way. This is […] → Read More

Police: Man arrested after firing at officers in Molalla

A man shot a rifle and sidearm at police officers from a house in the 700 block of West Main Street in Molalla, forcing an evacuation and lockdowns from a nearby grocery store and two schools, Molalla Police Department said. → Read More

Grand jury declines to charge PPB officer who shot, killed Robert Delgado

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A grand jury has declined to charge a Portland police officer who shot and killed a man in Lents Park in April. The Multnomah County district attorney’s office announced on Friday the grand jury returned a not true bill after finding Portland Police Officer Zachary DeLong’s use of force against 46-year-old […] → Read More

MAPS: Air quality advisories across Oregon amid wildfires, hot temps

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Most of Oregon is under an air quality advisory due to wildfire smoke and ozone pollution, according to the state’s Department of Environmental Quality. The DEQ, Southwest Clean Air Agency and Lane Regional Air Protection Agency issued and extended air quality advisories on Friday for many parts of the state due […] → Read More

Emergency resources for extreme heat this week

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Residents in Oregon and Southwest Washington are facing triple-digit heat starting Wednesday through at least Saturday. Below is a list of emergency resources residents may need in the event of a power outage or other extreme heat-related event. Outages PGE – click herePacific Power map – click hereClack Public Utilities – […] → Read More

Bootleg Fire in Klamath County grows to nearly 77K acres

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Bootleg Fire in Klamath County has grown to nearly 77,000 acres, officials said Saturday. At least 3,000 structures in the small towns of Sprague River and Beatty are threatened by the fire, officials confirmed to KOIN 6 News on Friday; however, the majority are under Level 2 evacuation notices. As […] → Read More

Brent Luyster Jr. accused of killing stepfather

Brent Luyster Jr., the son of convicted killer Brent Luyster, is now accused of killing his stepfather in Amboy. → Read More

Stolen car with ‘suspicious device’ closes Cornelius roads

A "suspicious device" was found inside a stolen vehicle in Cornelius and Washington County deputies have closed roads in the area. → Read More

Hillsboro man accused of assaulting federal officers in US Capitol attack

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Shaky body camera video depicts chaos at the front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Moments later, as the video slows down, a man in yellow gloves is seen shoving a Capitol police officer. The man was Reed Christensen from Hillsboro. The 62-year-old was arrested on federal charges after allegedly […] → Read More

Man wanted for manslaughter after crash, shooting in N Portland

The Portland Police Bureau and the Crime Stoppers of Oregon are asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted for several charges -- including first-degree manslaughter. → Read More

Romanians get prison for skimming Oregon ATMs

A 35-year-old man described as “an experienced credit card skimmer” became the second Romanian national sentenced to federal prison for bank fraud. → Read More

Portland murder suspect charged in 2nd slaying, dismemberment

A man in Portland has been charged with the murders of two men, including one who was slain more than 20 years ago. → Read More

2 more COVID-19 deaths, 455 new cases reported in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two more COVID-19-related deaths in Oregon were reported by officials on Saturday. Oregon Health Authority says Saturday’s deaths brings the statewide toll to 2,208. Health officials also reported 455 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, bringing the total 155,315. The two deaths reported on Saturday were of a 92-year-old Jackson County […] → Read More

Oregon House Republicans denounce state GOP’s ‘false flag’ Capitol claims

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Oregon House Republicans are responding to a state Republican Party resolution calling the U.S. Capitol attack earlier this month a “false flag” operation. “There is no credible evidence to support false flag claims,” the caucus said in a statement on Wednesday. The Oregon Republican Party announced last week it was condemning […] → Read More

13-year-old dies in Yamhill mobile home fire

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 13-year-old boy died in a mobile home fire in Yamhill late Sunday night, authorities said on Monday. Jonathan Calhoun, a seventh grade student at Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School, died in a fire in a single wide mobile home on the 17800 block of NE Stillers Mill Road, according to a Yamhill […] → Read More

3 more people in Oregon prisons infected with COVID-19 die

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — State officials say three more people who were incarcerated in Oregon prisons have died after contracting COVID-19. The Oregon Department of Corrections said Thursday that two men at Two Rivers Correctional Institution who were both between 70 and 80 years old died at a local hospital this week. Officials also said […] → Read More

11 more COVID-19 deaths reported in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Eleven new COVID-19-related deaths in Oregon were reported on Thursday, along with 849 new and confirmed cases. The state’s death toll now stands at 1,843; the number of confirmed and presumptive cases reported on Thursday brought the total number of cases to 135,973. The Oregon Health Authority also reported nearly 15,000 […] → Read More