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December 22, 2014 at 6:58 PM

Police: naked man grabs stun gun from Portland officer

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Police in Portland say an officer responding to a report of a man exposing himself to young children at a park encountered a naked man who wrestled her Taser away from her. Sgt. Pete Simpson says the officer had been able to remove the cartridge before the man grabbed the Taser. The officer…

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December 17, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Third suspect arrested in Portland school shooting

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Portland police say a third suspect has been arrested in their investigation of a shooting outside an alternative Portland high school that injured four young people. The arrest came after a chase late Tuesday in Marion County, about 40 miles south of Portland. Police say the suspect is 16 years old. Police say the…

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December 12, 2014 at 12:55 PM

UPDATE: 3 shot at Portland school; 1 in critical condition

The Associated Press UPDATE, 4:25 p.m. |  At a news conference Friday afternoon, police said three people were hospitalized after the shooting, all of them affiliated with the school. A 16-year-old girl is in critical condition, and two males — one age 17 and the other 20 — are in serious condition. Police say a fourth person — a 19-year-old…

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December 1, 2014 at 10:18 PM

Portland protesters file complaints against police

The Associated Press PORTLAND — At least two dozen activists in Portland have filed complaints against the city’s police as a result of last week’s Ferguson protests and other events. Officials said more than 25 complaints were filed Monday with the city auditor’s Independent Police Review Division. About 30 protesters rallying in chilly weather at City Hall said they…

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November 25, 2014 at 12:04 AM

Horses set free from Portland mounted police stable

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Portland police say five horses from their mounted patrol unit were turned loose Monday night during a burglary at the patrol’s stable. A spokesman says all five were found across a highway along the train tracks. Sgt. Pete Simpson says officers arrested a 24-year-old man in the burglary. Simpson says several neighbors helped…

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November 24, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Portland chief: Officers must yank Ferguson posts

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Portland Police Chief Mike Reese says he’s ordered three officers to remove images from their Facebook pages that use police badges in expressions of solidarity with the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. Reese says the images are depictions of the Portland Police Bureau badge along with the words…

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November 10, 2014 at 3:11 PM

Kids safe after Portland woman found dead

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Police say a man killed himself after taking his daughters from the Portland home where his ex-wife was found dead Monday. Sgt. Pete Simpson says detectives believe the man killed his ex-wife. The investigation began at 7:20 a.m., when a neighbor reported hearing gunshots at a home in southwest Portland. The neighbor also…

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October 3, 2014 at 5:58 AM

Portland police say transients mugged 4 on bridge

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Portland police say two men suspected of mugging four pedestrians on the Burnside Bridge appear to be transients who attacked the victims while they were walking by. Officers responded to a call at 2:15 a.m. Friday and found two naked men, one bleeding. They said they had been robbed by two men armed…

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July 10, 2014 at 10:55 AM

Portland police arrest man accused of kicking police horse

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Police in Portland say they have arrested a 29-year-old man accused of running up to a police horse, uttering a “karate-like battle cry” and delivering what a spokesman calls “a jumping, double kick” to the horse’s right thigh. Police say the horse named Olin was unfazed and unhurt Wednesday. A police spokesman…

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June 12, 2014 at 11:57 AM

Portland officer fatally shoots crowbar-wielding man

The Associated Press PORTLAND — Portland police say an officer investigating an assault on a bike and pedestrian path shot and killed a man who came at another officer with a crowbar. KGW-TV reports that officers were called Thursday morning to the Springwater Corridor Trail in southeast Portland on an assault case. The police spokesman, Sgt. Pete Simpson, says…

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