Kyle Iboshi, KGW News

Kyle Iboshi

KGW News

Portland, OR, United States

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Recent articles by Kyle:

Multnomah County DA prosecutes fewer than half of misdemeanor theft cases, including shoplifting

Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt prosecutes 46% of misdemeanor theft cases, compared to 93% in Washington County and 84% in Clackamas County. → Read More

Nike Community Store in Northeast Portland has been closed for weeks after rash of thefts

Nike’s first factory store, which opened in 1984 on MLK Jr. Blvd., has always had ongoing issues with theft — but recently shoplifting has risen to new levels. → Read More

Charges dropped against three Portland teens arrested in Mount Tabor arson investigation

The Multnomah County District Attorney’s office said the case remains a pending investigation and would not comment further on why charges were dropped. → Read More

Portland man charged with collecting almost $100,000 in PPP loans for fake businesses

Sean Kirkpatrick spent the proceeds on cash withdrawals, payments to creditors, criminal associates, insurance and cell phones, according to federal prosecutors. → Read More

A political flier is creating confusion among some voters. So, let's clear things up

The document, titled “How to Protect your Vote” claims to be from a Precinct Committee Person in Washington County. → Read More

Portland nonprofit founder charged with fraud after receiving thousands of dollars from COVID relief funds

Federal prosecutors claim Theodore Johnson, former CEO of Ten Penny International Housing Foundation, submitted $273,165 in fraudulent PPP loan applications. → Read More

We witnessed shoplifting at Nike, Home Depot and Target, and nobody stopped it

“It is frustrating for people working in that store to see people stealing every day,” explained Jeremy Girard of the Oregon Retail Crime Association. → Read More

Injustice: An investigation into Oregon's broken public defender system

To better understand the statewide crisis, KGW heard from three people directly impacted by the shortage of public defenders. → Read More

No, Oregon election officials did not send this text message

An official-looking text message is creating confusion among some Oregon voters because information in the text is incorrect. → Read More

Forest Service 'burn boss' arrested after prescribed burn escapes in Eastern Oregon

A Forest Service spokesperson said the federal employee was conducting an approved prescribed fire operation. The fire spread onto private land. → Read More

Oregon officials receive complaints about people going door to door looking for election fraud

Voters in at least four Oregon counties — Douglas, Klamath, Lane and Columbia — have complained about people knocking on doors and questioning residents. → Read More

After a gun incident near Franklin High School, Portland police took 80 minutes to respond

A KGW investigation found police were slow to respond or didn’t respond at all to three separate incidents involving guns spotted near the Portland high school. → Read More

Hundreds of Oregon workers complained of unsafe conditions during record summer heat

Nearly one-quarter of the complaints came from restaurant workers who described unsafe conditions including indoor temperatures well above 100 degrees. → Read More

Portland, other local governments see cyber insurance costs skyrocket, as attacks increase

Portland saw annual premiums jump from $220,000 last year to $325,388 for the city's current insurance policy. → Read More

Dozens of inmates bailed out by Portland Freedom Fund violated release conditions or skipped court

KGW’s analysis of court records showed 39 of 67 people freed by the Portland Freedom Fund violated their release agreement or never returned to court. → Read More

Newly released video shows Capitol rioters inside Sen. Jeff Merkley’s office

KGW obtained videos from U.S. Department of Justice case exhibits which show about 20 rioters inside Merkley’s private hideaway office on January 6th. → Read More

Every night, roughly 260 shelter beds for Portland homeless aren’t being used

Advocates have pushed to increase the supply of shelter beds for people experiencing homelessness in Portland. Existing shelters aren't full. → Read More

Number of Portland homes with air conditioning has nearly doubled in past decade

Roughly 8 in 10 Portland homes now have either central air or window units. That’s on par with Los Angeles. → Read More

City of Portland agreed to pay Housing Bureau Director $87,000 to resign

It is not uncommon for bureau directors to be offered money in exchange for a quiet exit. → Read More

Second bias attack linked to man who allegedly punched 5-year-old, father in Portland

Dylan Kesterson now faces a total of 19 counts from the two incidents — including multiple bias crime charges, assault and harassment. → Read More