Clackamas County

  • Oregon 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...

  • head Feb 16, 2018

    911 Calls About Oregon Climbing Death Reveal Terror, Heroism

    The first thing that Braton Jurasevich noticed as he clambered down Mount Hood toward his fallen fellow mountain climber was the blood — a lot of it. The critically injured climber, later be identified as Miha Sumi, was sprawled with his feet above his head on icy slope about 10,300 feet (3,140 meters) up the mountain. Moments before, Sumi had...

  • The Associated Press May 17, 2017

    Father Tries to Fathom Why Son Allegedly Decapitated Mother

    A man killed his mother on Mother’s Day at a rural Oregon home, then showed up at a grocery store in a nearby town carrying a decapitated head and began stabbing a checkout clerk before being subdued, authorities said Monday. Officers determined the head the man was carrying belonged to his mother, the Sandy Police Department said. An autopsy was...

  • The Associated Press May 16, 2017

    Man Holding Mother’s Decapitated Head Stabs Store Clerk in Oregon

    A man killed his mother on Mother’s Day at a rural Oregon home, then showed up at a grocery store in a nearby town carrying a decapitated head and began stabbing a checkout clerk before being subdued, authorities said Monday. Officers determined the head the man was carrying belonged to his mother, the Sandy Police Department said. An autopsy was...

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