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Recent articles by Tim:

Body of woman likely dead for weeks found near Banks

The body of a 42-year-old woman was found in a wooded area of Banks on October 17, leading to an investigation by the Washington County Violent Crimes Unit. → Read More

Drunk driver gets prison for killing father of 5 in 2020

Angel Hernandez-Cruz had a blood alcohol level 3 times the legal limit -- .238%. At the time of the crash he was on probation for a DUII in Salem on June 12, 2019. → Read More

New details, Clark County deputies ID’d in fatal shooting

The Southwest Washington Independent Investigative Response Team identified the deputies involved and provided new information about what led to the shooting of Kfin Karuo. → Read More

Teen is 2nd person arrested in Albany park killing

A teenager became the second person arrested in connection with a homicide in the parking lot at Timber Linn Park in Albany. → Read More

MultCo woman, 44, one of 24 Oregon COVID deaths

The 3-day weekend report showed another 3276 new confirmed/presumptive cases of COVID-19 in Oregon along with 24 more deaths. → Read More

Queen Nefertari comes to Portland

Now through January 16, 2022, the Portland Art Museum is hosting an exhibition called Queen Nefertari's Egypt. → Read More

Month after arrest, ex-candidate for Washougal mayor dies

Derik Ford, who suspended his campaign to become mayor of Washougal following a September arrest for domestic violence, has died. → Read More

‘Deceptive’ tactic linked to 4 Portland carjackings

At least 4 cars were carjacked in Portland this week by deceptive teens who trick drivers into getting out of their vehicles, police said Saturday. → Read More

Gresham firefighter saves Boston Marathon runner he knows

Gresham Firefighter Nick Haney said he started his day like he normally would for a race. This past Monday, October 11, he was running his second Boston Marathon. But this marathon would be unlike any of the other dozen he’s done. → Read More

Portland man hit ‘by at least 4 vehicles’ publicly ID’d

A 65-year-old man who was hit “by at least 4 separate vehicles” on October 1 was publicly identified as Portland police continue their investigation. → Read More

Kelso murder suspect arrested by SWAT in Vancouver

Jeremiah D. Mathews is suspected in the killing of a man who was found dead in the 2100 block of South River Road in Kelso. → Read More

FBI grabs Oregon man in Portugal on 59 child sex charges

International law enforcement agencies worked together to help the FBI take custody of an Oregon man in Portugal wanted on 59 charges of child sex abuse. → Read More

Dump truck driver convicted in fatal 2019 crash

The driver of a dump truck that collided with a car in 2019 was convicted of criminally negligent homicide for the crash that left one person dead. → Read More

Deadly COVID milestone: Oregon passes 4000 deaths

More than 4000 people have died in Oregon from COVID-19 since the pandemic began -- including 1000 people in just the past two months, Oregon Health Authority officials said Monday. → Read More

Bonamici: ‘We must protect right to safe, legal abortion’

Representatives Suzanne Bonamici and Earl Blumenauer plus Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley reaffirmed their stance to keep the laws being passed in Texas from spreading across the country. → Read More

Fired Voodoo Doughnuts workers to get jobs back

The National Labor Relations Board ruled the workers at the Portland Old Town location should be re-instated since the firings were unjust. → Read More

Chemical explosion in NE Portland; Hazmat team at scene

At least one person was hurt after a chemical explosion at a Northeast Portland commercial building, PF&R officials said. → Read More

Ineffective lawyers: Oregon man’s murder conviction tossed

“Mr. Johnson rejected a 15 year plea offer prior trial because he’s innocent, and if he had accepted that offer, he’d be a free man today,” O’Connor told KOIN 6 News. → Read More

Residents: Proposed Safe Rest Village site in flood zone

Monday night, the Brentwood-Darlington neighbors said they're opposed to the location for numerous reasons: the homeless in the area already caused health worries from feces and garbage; the wildlife has disappeared; and the constant flooding also makes the area a poor "safe rest" spot. → Read More

Sailboat capsizes off Oregon coast, husband-wife found dead

A husband and wife were found dead after a 42-foot sailboat capsized near Nedonna Beach, the Tillamook County Sheriff's Office said Monday. → Read More