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  • actor Jul 15, 2019

    Remains Found in Oregon Believed to Be Actor Charles Levin

    Remains found in a remote area of Oregon are believed to be of missing actor Charles Levin, who played numerous roles on television comedies such as “Seinfeld” and “Night Court.” Levin, 70, was reported missing from Grants Pass on July 8 by his son after he hadn’t heard from his father for several days, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported. He owned an...

  • Oregon Apr 10, 2019

    Potty Invader Was Robot Cleaner, Police Say

    Deputies in Portland, Oregon responded to a possible home invasion, but the intruder they found wasn’t alive or a person. It was a robotic vacuum cleaner. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports a house sitter in Cedar Hills called 911 Monday, saying someone was inside the bathroom. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says deputies entered the home and ordered the burglar out, but...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Oct 3, 2018

    FBI Agent Shot by Booby-Trapped Wheelchair in Oregon Home

    A former southern Oregon property owner has been charged with assault on a federal officer after authorities say an FBI agent sent to the property was shot from a booby-trapped wheelchair. Law enforcement officers responded to the home in the small town of Williams on Sept. 7 at the request of a real estate lawyer tasked with selling the property,...

  • sheriff Jul 5, 2018

    Black Oregon Lawmaker: Police Called as She Knocked on Doors

    A black Oregon lawmaker says one of her constituents called police as she canvassed a Portland-area neighborhood that she represents. State Rep. Janelle Bynum, who is running for re-election this fall, said she was knocking on doors, talking to residents and taking notes on her cellphone in Clackamas on Tuesday when a Clackamas County sheriff’s deputy showed up. Bynum said...

  • Attorney Mar 6, 2018

    20-Year-Old Sues Dick's, Walmart Over New Gun Policies

    An Oregon man filed suits Monday claiming Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart discriminated against the 20-year-old when they refused to sell him a rifle. Dick’s and Walmart restricted gun sales to adults 21 and older in the wake of the Florida high school massacre. The 19-year-old accused in the school slaying bought the AR-15 used in the attack legally. Oregon...

  • NBC May 28, 2017

    Mayor: ‘Heroes' Died Protecting Women From Anti-Muslim Rant

    A man who police say fatally stabbed two people who tried to stop him from yelling anti-Islamic slurs on a Portland light-rail train spent time in prison for robbery and kidnapping charges years ago, according to court records and a defense attorney....
    Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, was being held in the Multnomah County Jail on Saturday on suspicion of aggravated murder,...

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