Multnomah County Headlines

  • Minnehaha County stays out of opioid lawsuit

    Minnehaha County won't join a lawsuit filed by more than 30 states and hundreds of local government against big pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic. South Dakota is one of

    thenewstribune
  • Possible tornado touchdown in Trumbull County

    CORTLAND, Ohio– Authorities are surveying damage after a possible tornado touchdown in Trumbull County Tuesday morning. Cortland police reported cloud rotation. Officers came across downed power lines and trees in the area of High Street. The Bazetta Township Police Department said the tornado sirens were activated at about 10:30 a.m. There was debris on Everett Hull Road, but no major structural damage. The Cleveland National Weather Service said a team will assess the damage and release...

    fox8.com
  • New superintendent sworn-in for Monterey County

    Dr. Guss to focus on early childcare and education

    KSBW
  • Man killed in Wayne County crash

    SMITHVILLE, Ohio– The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Wayne County that killed a Wooster man. It happened just after 3 p.m. Friday on state Route 585 near Blough Road. The highway patrol said Terry W. Locklear, 62, went left of center in his Ford Taurus and hit a tractor-trailer. Locklear, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died at the scene. The other driver was not injured. According to the patrol, this is the eighth fatal [

    fox8.com
  • Man killed in Wayne County crash

    SMITHVILLE, Ohio– The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash in Wayne County that killed a Wooster man. It happened just after 3 p.m. Friday on state Route 585 near Blough Road. The highway patrol said Terry W. Locklear, 62, went left of center in his Ford Taurus and hit a tractor-trailer. Locklear, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died at the scene. The other driver was not injured. According to the patrol, this is the eighth fatal [

    fox8.com
  • Thieves Targeting Homes in Fairfax County

    Police say thieves have broken into at least 13 homes in parts of Fairfax County recently. News4's Shomari Stone reports.

    www.nbcwashington.com
  • Man injured in shooting at Orange County apartment

    Orange County deputies are investigating after a man was found injured with a gunshot wound Wednesday at an Orange County apartment complex, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called about 3:45 p.m. to the Summerset Apartments on Lee Road, where they found a 24-year-old man with

    www.orlandosentinel.com
  • Wake up call: Plymouth County Education Assoc.

    Today's wake up call comes from Plymouth County Education Assoc.

    WCVB
  • The Latest: Santa Barbara County lifts evacuations

    The Latest on a series of California and Nevada storms (all times local): 7 p.m. Santa Barbara County, scene of a devastating fire and a deadly mudslide last year, has lifted mandatory evacuation orders that drove thousands of people from Montecito and surrounding areas. The city

    ABC News
  • Woman sues LaSalle County for being forcibly stripped

    A federal lawsuit has been filed by a woman who claims LaSalle County sheriff's deputies violated her civil rights when they forcibly stripped her following a 2017 arrest. The attorney

    charlotteobserver
  • Woman sues LaSalle County for being forcibly stripped

    A federal lawsuit has been filed by a woman who claims LaSalle County sheriff's deputies violated her civil rights when they forcibly stripped her following a 2017 arrest. The attorney

    thenewstribune
  • Colorado cities, counties sue pharmaceutical companies

    Denver and 16 other Colorado communities have sued the manufacturers and distributors of opioids claiming they fraudulently hyped the drugs behind the deadly nationwide epidemic of overdoses. The Denver Post

    charlotteobserver
  • Jury to be chosen from another county in police shooting

    A jury will be picked from another county for the trial of a western Pennsylvania police officer accused in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager last year. East

    thenewstribune
  • Judge again delays trial of county commissioner in Kansas

    A federal judge has delayed until late next month the fraud trial of Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O'Donnell. U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren set trial to begin Feb. 25 in

    thenewstribune
  • 'Cornish embassy' would continue to represent county in EU

    Council tenders for contract for continued operations of an office in Brussels after Brexit The clock might be ticking to Brexit on 29 March, but even if Britain leaves the EU on that date, a “Cornish embassy” will continue to speak out in Brussels. Cornwall council is tendering for a contract for the continued operations of an office in the city “to support our efforts to define our place within the new UK/EU relationship”. Continue reading

    the Guardian
  • Hundreds Turn Out for Shutdown Dinner in Montgomery County

    Hundreds of federal workers who aren't getting a paycheck due to the shutdown came out to a community dinner in Silver Spring, Maryland. News4's Jackie Bensen reports they each have one thing in common: they want to go back to work.

    www.nbcwashington.com
  • DeSantis Removes Broward County Sheriff From Office

    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R.) signed an executive order on Friday removing Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel from his post. The post DeSantis Removes Broward County Sheriff From Office appeared first on Washington Free Beacon.

    Washington Free Beacon
  • Who is new Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony?

    Gregory Tony was appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis to serve as Broward County sheriff after Scott Israel was suspended Friday. Tony, 40, of Boca Raton, spent almost a dozen years with the Coral Springs Police Department, rising to the rank of sergeant before resigning in 2016. The registered Democrat serves as president of Blue Spear Solutions, which specializes in active-shooter training, according to its website. His wife, Holly, a registered nurse for Broward Health North, serves as vice...

    WPLG
  • Feathers ruffled at Monterey County Board of Supervisors

    The first Monterey County Board of Supervisors meeting of 2019 got set the year off on a rocky start.

    KSBW
  • Broward County sheriff suspended over Parkland shooting

    The sheriff of Broward County, Florida — who has been under criticism for his handling of the Parkland school shooting — has been suspended by the state’s governor, a report said. Sheriff Scott Israel was officially suspended by Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday, according to Fox News. Israel had alerted staff members earlier on Tuesday

    New York Post
  • Brush Fire In Adams County Closes I-76 For A While

    A brush fire burning in Adams County forced crews to close Interstate 76 for a while on Friday afternoon.

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  • In Orange County, a Republican Fortress Turns Democratic

    The Democratic sweep in Orange County is the latest sign of a huge political and cultural shift in a former Republican stronghold.

    www.nytimes.com
  • Misconduct lawsuit against Douglas County sheriff advances

    A federal judge in Nebraska cited 15 sexual misconduct cases involving deputies or other employees in refusing to dismiss a woman's lawsuit against the Douglas County sheriff and his office.

    thenewstribune
  • Tennessee November unemployment rate down in all 95 counties

    Tennessee's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped from 3.7 percent to 3.6 percent in November. That brought the state slightly below the national unemployment rate, which held steady at 3.7 percent

    charlotteobserver