A 38-year-old woman is charged with two counts of first-degree arson after causing a fire at a well-known dim sum restaurant in Chinatown. Rachel Hammer appeared in Multnomah County Circuit Court on Thursday after being arrested by police on Wednesday.

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A 38-year-old woman is charged with two counts of first-degree arson after causing a fire at a well-known dim sum restaurant in Chinatown. Rachel Hammer appeared in Multnomah County Circuit Court on Thursday after being arrested by police on Wednesday.
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Fire damaged a vacant house for the second time in a year. Crews responded to a reported fire in the 7900 block of SE Crystal Springs Blvd around 5 a.m. Neighbors told officials that the home was vacant but there were possibly squatters inside.
Fire at possibly vacant home the 7900 block of SE Crystal Springs Blvd knocked down quickly6 month ago
Fire at possibly vacant home the 7900 block of SE Crystal Springs Blvd knocked down quickly
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Law enforcement surrounded an airport hotel early Friday morning looking for two fugitives. A spokesperson for the Clark County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Detective Unit said the investigation started on Christmas Eve when two people burglarized a home in the Hockinson neighborhood on 119th Northeast. The suspects stole firearms and then set the house on fire.
Pacific Coast Governors Condemn Federal Decision to Expand Offshore Drilling6 month ago
Pacific Coast Governors Condemn Federal Decision to Expand Offshore Drilling
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Residents of a Pearl District apartment complex were asked to shelter in place while police negotiate with an armed man in the area. The incident is happening near the Pearl Court Apartments.
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Police are searching for two suspects after they robbed Roll Your Own at gunpoint Tuesday night. Officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at the store, located at 15801 Southeast Division Street, at 8:39 p.m.
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A pedestrian was found dead on Hwy 26 in Sandy after police said the person was struck by a car. Police said Hwy 26 is closed at this time and is expected to be closed for several hours. Traffic is being diverted around the closure on Southeast Vista Loop Drive. The name of the person won’t be released until family is notified.
A man trying to break up a fight was wounded when gunfire erupted during a New Year’s Eve gathering at a central Oregon restaurant. Prineville Police Chief Dale Cummins says 38-year-old Nicholas Ricks of Bend suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the early Monday shooting at the Crossroads BBQ Pit & Pub in downtown Prineville.
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A teen in Sherwood shot himself in the head with a handgun early Monday morning, and witnesses told police he had been playing Russian roulette. Police were called just before 4 a.m. to the report of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at a home in the 23000 block of Main Street, according to Sherwood police Capt. Ty Hanlon.
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Sherwood, Oregon shooting at 23077 SW Main St: 1 killed
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Eugene, Oregon shooting at 3064 Ivy Glen Dr: no casualities
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Eugene, Oregon shooting at 1000 Almaden St: no casualities
A head-on collision and fire involving two commercial semi trucks near Harper, Oregon, has killed two truck drivers. The crash occurred on U.S. 20 west of Harper, at milepost 216. Oregon State Police troopers responded at about 9:10 a.m. Mountain Time.
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A 35-year-old man who detonated an explosive device near a Medford shopping area has been sentenced to five years in prison. The Mail Tribune reports that Justin William Keaton received the sentence Friday in Jackson County Court.
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Police responded to the report of an armed robbery at Tobacco Town at 4860 Southeast 82nd Avenue Saturday morning. Officers spoke to an employee who said that the suspect entered the store armed with a knife and demanded money.
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Portland, Oregon shooting at 13000 block of NE Prescott Dr: no casualities
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Eugene, Oregon shooting at 446 Clark St: no casualities
All lanes of I-5 NB at Brier are now closed to upright overturned truck PDXtraffic use OR 217 or OR 99W6 month ago
All lanes of I-5 NB at Brier are now closed to upright overturned truck PDXtraffic use OR 217 or OR 99W
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Troutdale, Oregon shooting at 1610 NW Frontage Rd: no casualities
In the first year after adopting its Vision Zero Action Plan traffic deaths are up in 2017 in Portland. To date 50 people have died on the city's streets. Twenty people have been killed while walking. That's a 66 percent increase compared to a year ago.6 month ago
In the first year after adopting its Vision Zero Action Plan traffic deaths are up in 2017 in Portland. To date 50 people have died on the city's streets. Twenty people have been killed while walking. That's a 66 percent increase compared to a year ago.
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Vancouver police are looking for a missing man who was last seen on December 22. James Rennells, 41, left his boss’ house 7 p.m. Friday, according to his fiancee, Kashala Wilkinson. She told KOIN 6 News she spoke to Rennells on the phone around 9 p.m. and texted him around 9:48 and he said he would see her soon. He didn’t tell her where he was going when they last spoke, but that was normal, she said.
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Boring, Oregon shooting at SE 312th Ave: 1 killed
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Portland, Oregon shooting at N Russet St and N Peninsular Ave: 1 injured
Officers investigating early morning break in at Liberty Coin and Currency off SW Canyon Rd.6 month ago
Officers investigating early morning break in at Liberty Coin and Currency off SW Canyon Rd.
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Portland Water Bureau responded to a water main break in Northwest Portland Saturday afternoon. The break is affecting St. Helens Road from Northwest 31st Avenue to Northwest 35th Avenue.
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Portland, Oregon shooting at 2700 block of SE 138th Ave: 1 injured
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Portland, Oregon shooting at 300 block of SW 3rd Ave: 1 injured
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A 27-year-old man sustained critical, life-threatening injuries as a result of a downtown shooting early Saturday morning. Portland Police said officers responded to the 300 block of Southwest 3rd Avenue on the report of gunfire and one person shot. As officers arrived, they learned that the victim had already been taken to a local hospital by a private vehicle.
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A man and woman were taken to a local hospital after suffering stab wounds Friday morning in the Kerns neighborhood, police said. Officers responded to the area near Northeast 11th Avenue and Northeast Couch Street shortly before 9:30 a.m. on the report of a stabbing.
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