Portland Area Local News
- Ambulance involved in head-on crash in Vancouveron January 21, 2020 at 10:41 pm
Firefighters had to rescue the other vehicle's driver from the wreckage.
- Jury selection begins, Jeremy Christian decides to wear inmate garb during trialon January 21, 2020 at 10:27 pm
Christian chose to wear his full inmate garb despite an Oregon law stating he could change into street clothes or a suit in front of a jury.
- Officials investigating reports of waterspout, tornado on Oregon Coaston January 21, 2020 at 10:23 pm
The National Weather Service reports a waterspout was spotted near Depoe Bay shortly after 11 a.m.
- Sunrise Rewind: How Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Portland came to beon January 21, 2020 at 10:16 pm
In 1987, a group of community members organized to rename a street in Dr. King's name. But it was no easy task.
- 2 pedestrians, including at least one child, killed in Vancouver crashon January 21, 2020 at 8:35 pm
Vancouver police said they don't know the age of the victims, but that one appears to be between 10 and 12 years old and the other is "an older teen or young adult."
- Woman unloading her trunk hit by DUII suspect, pinned between carson January 21, 2020 at 6:24 pm
The victim was hospitalized with serious leg injuries after the crash Monday in Southeast Portland; Hayley R. Jean, 34, faces DUII and other charges
- Jury selection, defense strategy: What to expect during the Jeremy Christian trialon January 21, 2020 at 5:13 pm
KGW is working with three experts to analyze what we should expect in the coming weeks as Jeremy Christian, the man accused in the MAX stabbings, goes to trial.
- Police identify suspect accused of stabbing off-duty firefighter at Portland baron January 21, 2020 at 4:52 pm
The suspect was identified by police as 30-year-old Carroll McClendon. Police said he should be considered dangerous and is likely armed with a knife.
- Police arrest duo accused of stealing catalytic converter from Portland car dealershipon January 21, 2020 at 7:18 am
Portland police say they’ve seen a “dramatic increase” in reported catalytic converter thefts in recent months. The car parts contain valuable metals.
- Hood River brewery taps emergency water supply during boil water advisoryon January 21, 2020 at 6:25 am
Double Mountain Brewery withstood impact of water main break thanks to emergency planning.