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Portland, OR, United States

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Past articles by Danny:

2,352 new COVID-19 cases reported across 34 Oregon counties

Oregon logged 2,352 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, raising the state total to 291,978. → Read More

2 juveniles wounded in Gresham shooting

Two juveniles were wounded in a shooting Wednesday afternoon in Gresham, police said. → Read More

Portland artist takes anti-gun violence exhibit to DC

“We absolutely cannot let it become the new normal." → Read More

Man arrested after attempted kidnapping in St. Helens

A man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly trying to kidnap a child in St. Helens, police said. → Read More

Men who mumble a turn-on for women? Voice study says it’s true

Communication may be the key to a healthy relationship, but is mumbling what really drives women wild? A new study finds men who don’t speak very clearly may actually have an edge when it comes to dating. → Read More

Portland protest arsonist sent to federal prison

A Portland man who lit fires at the Multnomah County Justice Center in the days after the George Floyd killing was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison on Wednesday. → Read More

More pandemic EBT benefits coming for Oregon children

Families currently receiving pandemic EBT assistance can expect an additional $389 per child split up into two payments in September and October, the Oregon Department of Human Services announced Wednesday. → Read More

Police: Would-be thief steals GPS-tracked items from ‘bait car’

When police learned that the "bait car" -- a vehicle owned by the county to catch and deter thieves -- was broken into, they used the stolen items' GPS trackers to locate the suspect, police said. → Read More

More than 2,400 new COVID-19 cases reported in Oregon

Another 43 people with COVID-19 have died in Oregon, the Oregon Health Authority reported Tuesday. → Read More

Oregon travel agency: ‘Golden age of travel coming’

“We believe that there's, you know, a golden age of travel coming, both in terms of the demand, the pent up demand of people who are so excited to go out and see the world again." → Read More

Ex-husband admits soliciting current wife to murder ex-wife

Five years after Annastasia Hester was stabbed to death in her Gresham apartment, her ex-husband pleaded guilty to solicitation to commit murder and hindering prosecution. → Read More

Black Swimming Initiative to host ‘Eco-Swim Camp’ at Broughton Beach

“What we're trying to do is reconnect the community back to the resources that the rest of the community has access to. So historically, BIPOC or African Americans and swimming has been a contentious issue across America and even into the Portland area.” → Read More

K9 finds suspected DUII, hit-run driver in Beaverton

Two people were jailed and an innocent driver was hospitalized Thursday afternoon in Beaverton, deputies said. → Read More

Caught on camera: Door smashed, items stolen from Ding Tea PSU

The tea shop said this is the second break in within three months. → Read More

US keeps ban on nonessential border crossings to slow COVID

Canada recently began letting fully vaccinated U.S. citizens enter the country. → Read More

East Portlanders want accountability from city’s shelter site list

“It is a complex solution and everybody has to help. And what we're saying is, some people are being asked to do more than others. Why is that? How equitable is that?” → Read More

Watch: Gov. Brown holds COVID press conference

Gov. Kate Brown, flanked by officials from the Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Department of Education, will hold a press conference on the surging cases of COVID-19 and the state’s ongoing response. → Read More

Rose Haven’s Back to School Drive brings backpacks, supplies to 400 kids

Last year, Oregon Department of Education tallied more than 21,000 homeless students. → Read More

Coffee shop worker, cops assaulted in downtown Portland

Three PPB officers were slightly injured during the arrest of a man believed to have punched a coffee shop worker Thursday afternoon. → Read More

‘Nicest people I’ve ever met’: Gresham residents escape heat

“We are providing a safe place for people to come, get cool. We’re providing plenty of hydration. We’re providing showers, clothing donations, hygiene, we have misters.” → Read More