Jenny Young, KOIN News

Jenny Young

KOIN News

Portland, OR, United States

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Stolen backpack leads to stolen car, ransacked Portland home

Last week Loyda Mar was having breakfast with a friend at a Denny’s in North Portland. Someone broke into her friend’s car and stole Loyda’s backpack. → Read More

Pacific Power denies liability in deadly 2020 wildfires

A utility company is denying negligence in the catastrophic wildfires that tore through Santiam Canyon in September of 2020. → Read More

Shots fired at Vancouver apartment; no reported injuries

A heavy police presence responded after shots were fired at a Vancouver apartment complex Tuesday night. → Read More

Bullets from deputy-involved shooting pierce nearby home

Shemeah Soriano was in her family's living room playing games on the computer around 2:30 a.m. Sunday when she heard gun shots. She took off her headphones and "heard 3 gunshots again." → Read More

Son sues over 81-year-old mom’s Portland heat wave death

Charlotte Iverson was found on June 28 by Portland police kneeling near her bed "as if in prayer." The Multnomah County Medical Examiner said she died of hyperthermia during the heat wave. → Read More

Windows broken downtown following memorial for slain activist

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Vandalism was reported in downtown Portland on Tuesday night amid a memorial for an activist who was killed in 2019. A group was witnessed by KOIN 6 News shattering dozens of windows at businesses and spray-painting several buildings. A few people were also seen lighting fires in the streets. KOIN 6 […] → Read More

‘Dark, uninviting canyons’ predicted from South Waterfront plan

The plans include room for outdoor activities and gathering spaces in a park near the river. The number of units would grow from 300 to 1400 and underground parking would be added. → Read More

Cops called 175 times on Beaverton ‘zombie condo’ squatters

"It’s not a comfortable place to live. We just have unknown traffic at all hours of the night," Alex Dvir told KOIN 6 News. → Read More

Friday night rainbows: Newberg, Sherwood students ‘show support’

Students from rival school districts teamed up at a Friday night football game to promote love and respect. → Read More

Police swarm SW Portland apartment complex after shooting

A large police response descended upon a Southwest Portland apartment complex Thursday night after reports of a shooting. → Read More

Kelso teacher tests COVID positive, dies

Last Thursday, Barnes Elementary School 4th-grade teacher Karen James told parents through a parent-teacher messaging app she tested positive for COVID-19 and she would be out of the classroom for a period of time. → Read More

3-alarm blaze destroys transitional housing in McMinnville

The fire began late Tuesday afternoon at the Oxford House Linfield in the 800 block of SE Villard Street in McMinnville. → Read More

Newberg school board OKs rewritten ban on political symbols

By a 4-3 vote, the Newberg School Board passed a re-written and more narrowly focused ban on political symbols on school grounds — Black Lives Matter and Pride symbols, flags or t-shirts. → Read More

Portland tables decision on Clean & Safe contract renewal

The Portland City Council tabled a decision to renew a contract with Downtown Portland Clean & Safe after dozens of people told commissioners why they opposed the renewal. → Read More

Seaside preps for surge with September storm

On the last official weekend of summer, the first big rainstorm in months is rolling in from the Pacific Ocean, bringing an atmospheric river to areas that have been parched. → Read More

Community Safety uses ‘multifaceted approach’ on gun violence

The division's spokesperson, Rich Chatman, said it's designed to help curb gun violence using a 3-pronged approach, including long term investments in sustainable solutions. → Read More

Ex-Park Ranger: No leadership in Portland over gun violence

Two park rangers were inside their city truck on SE 72nd near Woodstock when two bullets hit the side of the truck, one of which was very close to the driver's door. → Read More

Husband who killed before charged with wife’s 1996 murder

After 25 years, the husband of a woman whose remains were found September 1, 1996, was charged with her murder and was extradited to Polk County to stand trial. → Read More

‘Several factors’ cited for increase in homeless tent fires

Portland Fire & Rescue's Rob Garrison told KOIN 6 News there have been so many tent fires in Portland this year they've changed the way they document the data. → Read More

Anti-mask protesters cause lockdown at Skyview HS

The protesters were turned away from the school by district security staff and administrators. → Read More