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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Portland’

Ashley Benson Murder Suspect Arrested

Ashley Benson’s murder shook Portland last month, but her murderer just might be behind bars now. Benson’s body was found in a stairwell at a DoubleTree Hotel in Northeast Portland Tae Bum Yoon, 27, was arrested on Wednesday under suspicion of her murder and was booked into the Justice Center Jail. He was being held without bail and was arraigned …

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Uber Facing Lawsuit from the City of Portland, Oregon

On-demand ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft often operate in legal grey areas, residing somewhere between illegal and kind-of legal – depending on the specific laws of the cities in which they launch. Most of the conflicts that arise between local governments and Uber have to do with current on-the-books laws regulating taxi services and the acquisition of permits. This …

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Portland Shootout Leaves K-9 Dead, Officer Wounded

A police dog sent after a robbery suspect was killed during a shootout in Portland, Oregon Wednesday morning, and the K-9 unit handler was wounded. The incident began after police observed three men exiting a uniform shop, which lead to a vehicle pursuit. The chase ended when the suspects crashed their SUV into a utility pole. The suspects and police …

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Chicago-Portland Flight: Disruptive Man Arrested

What is it about the Portland flights? People seem to be getting a little stir-crazy these days. Maybe cabin fever is getting to everyone and spring just needs to hurry up and arrive. A man on a United Airlines flight Monday decided he wanted a Jack Daniels — well, four drinks to be exact. And when he was cut off, …

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Fiona Apple Heckled By Fans in Portland

Musician, Fiona Apple hasn’t had the easiest of tours so far (and her tour only started two days ago on Thursday, Oct. 3.) The 36-year-old singer/songwriter couldn’t simply perform for her Portland audience without them shouting hateful comments, constantly interrupting her set. According to the Oregonian, the star was visibly frustrated and bothered by the rude audience she was playing …

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Terrence Jones Arrested For Stomping On Homeless Man

It is easy for NBA players to draw criticism. It is even easier when they do things like stomp of sleeping homeless people. Terrence Jones, who currently plays for the Houston Rockets, was arrested last night in Portland, OR for assaulting a homeless man sleeping in a doorway. Reportedly, Jones and his friends were leaving a nightclub when a police …

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John McAfee Just Posted This Video Of Himself Playing Piano In The Middle Of An Airport

McAfee antivirus founder John McAfee seems to be having a great deal of fun since he returned to the States after his highly publicized run from authorities in Belize. Recently, McAfee put out a funny video responding to all the emails he gets about uninstalling the software (which he no longer has anything to do with). Today, he shares video …

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Portland Police Brake for Ducks, Even in Hot Pursuit

This may be the most intense police pursuit you’ve ever seen. Traffic Officer Mark James of the Portland Police Bureau caught a car doing 52 in a 35, endangering the lives of every motorist on the road. Hot on the trail and catching up to the speeder, James hit a roadblock. Inncent lives were at stake. Of course, officers are …

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Blazers Owner Paul Allen Wages Twitter War with Sports Columnist

In an article on OreganLive, sportswriter John Canzano railed Trailblazers owner Paul Allen for not spending enough money on his team and generally being a bad owner. He called on Allen to make a move on whether to sell the team or commit to it fully. He opened the article with some incendiary remarks, writing “Your team stinks. Nobody wants …

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Portland Man Strips Naked in Airport to Protest TSA

More news today on America’s general discontent with the TSA. A Portland man got completely naked at a TSA checkpoint, saying in the police report “he flies a lot and had disrobed as a form of protest against TSA Screeners who he felt were harassing him.” John E. Brennan was charged with disorderly conduct and indecent exposure at Portland International …

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