On May 3, 2013, a 16-year-old female David Douglas High School student reported having been kidnapped by an Hispanic male, who allegedly had dragged her into a white panel van, across from Ventura Park, located at Southeast 113th Avenue and Stark Street, during the afternoon of May 2, 2013.
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Newport, Oregon— “The importance of our oceans is difficult to overestimate. They are crucial to our health, our food supply and our economy. I look forward to discussing these issues and the important work of the Oregon Coast Aquarium,” said Cyliva Hayes, First Lady of Oregon who will speak at the Oregon Coast Aquarium’s Ocean Steward Luncheon. The event, on Tuesday, May 14, is generously presented by Oregon Coast Bank and will be hosted by NW Natural at their headquarters in Portland.
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This morning, Sunday May 5, 2013, at 6:18 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a truck ramming at ATM in front of the Selco Community Credit Union, located at 2465 Northwest Thurman Street.
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Portland, Ore. – The Portland Police Bureau is seeking possible witnesses and information related to a reported kidnapping that took place on May 2, 2013, at about 4:30 p.m., in the vicinity of Ventura Park, located near Southeast 113th Avenue and Stark Street.
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On Thursday March 21, 2013, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Portland Police officers assigned to North Precinct’s Neighborhood Response Team (NRT) served a search warrant at a residence in the 2600 block of North Winchell Street, assisted by North Precinct patrol officers, the K-9 Unit, North Precinct Street Crimes Unit (SCU), and the Behavioral Health Unit (BHU). Continue reading “Portland North Precinct NRT Seizes Three Guns During Search Warrant” »
Portland, Ore. – This afternoon, at approximately 4:15 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to 122nd Avenue and East Burnside Street after multiple calls about shots fired in the area.
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PORTLAND, Ore., – The nationally recognized Mummies of the World exhibition will make its Pacific Northwest debut at the Oregon Museum of Science & Industry (OMSI), a scientific, educational, and cultural resource center dedicated to improving the public’s understanding of science and technology, on Friday, June 14, 2013. The presentation in Portland will mark the eighth stop of the exhibition’s exclusive tour of the United States. This astonishing collection of mummies and related artifacts includes a 6,420-year-old child mummy from Peru (“Detmold Child”) dating 3,000 years before King Tut. The exhibition has been declared as “Magical and mythical” by the New York Times presenting a never-before seen collection of rare mummies from across the world — including South America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and Egypt — that spans eons of time and transcends history.
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This afternoon, Tuesday March 19, 2013, at approximately 3:00 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to the report of an armed robbery at Nick’s Double-Up Deli, located at 8028 Southeast Powell Boulevard, Suite 101.
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(Portland, OR) – With an endorsement of Ballot Measure 26-151, Health Share of Oregon’s Board of Directors has officially added its support to the effort by the Healthy Kids, Healthy Portland coalition to encourage Portland to add fluoride to the city’s drinking water supply.
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This evening, Saturday March 16, 2013, at 9:00 p.m., Portland Police responded to Doc’s Club 82, located at 4229 Southeast 82nd Avenue, on the report of a phoned-in bomb threat. As officers were enroute they learned that management evacuated the bar as a precaution.
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