PORTLAND

  • Washington state teen calls police to break up his own party September 26, 2014

    A Washington state teenager who threw a party rife with underage drinking and drug use while his parents were away called police to intervene after a rowdy throng busted a neighbors fence and fights broke out, local media said on Wednesday. The 16-year-old, whose parents were in Portland, called the authorities...
  • 1yearold US girl buys car using dad's smartphone July 11, 2013

    Born shopaholic! A oneyearold girl in the US has bought a car through online trading, while playing on the mobile phone of her dad, who has decided to keep the "purchase". Paul Stoute from Portland, Oregon, said he got a notice from eBay congratulating him on his purchase of $ 225....
  • US: Gunman, two others dead in Oregon mall shooting December 12, 2012

    Portland: A gunman opened fire in a suburban Portland shopping mall on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding another before apparently killing himself as people were doing their Christmas shopping, authorities said. Witnesses described a scene of chaos and disbelief as the gunman wearing some sort of camouflage outfit and...
  • US: At least 1 dead in Portland area mall shooting December 12, 2012

    Portland: A gunman opened fire in a Portland, Oregon, area shopping mall Tuesday, killing at least one person and wounding an unknown number of others, sheriff's deputies said. "We believe there's at least one deceased and maybe more," said Clackamas County sheriff's Lt. James Rhodes. Rhodes said he was still trying to...
  • US: Underconstruction gurdwara destroyed in fire October 14, 2012

    Washington: An underconstruction gurudwara, which was set to serve Portland metro area's largest Sikh community in the Washington state, was destroyed in a massive fire apparently caused by gas leak. The former athleticclubturnedSikhgurdwara, valued at $213,000, burned to the ground on early Friday after the fire sparked just before 2:30...
  • Teen was 'singing about' Osama in plane disruption: US February 26, 2012

    Portland: A 19yearold from Saudi Arabia who authorities say forced a plane to make an emergency landing when he lit an electronic cigarette, mentioned Osama bin Laden and tried to hit fellow passengers pleaded not guilty to interfering with a plane crew. A lawyer for Yazeed Mohammed A Abunayyan told a...
  • Thousands in Portland kick off naked bike ride June 20, 2011

    Portland: It was a typical early summer evening in Portland: cloudy skies threatening rain, temperatures in the mid60s, and thousands of naked bicyclists gathered near the city's waterfront for a clothingfree night ride. The Portland version of the World Naked Bike Ride was about to begin. "It is the most liberating, natural...