Sat, Jun 23, 2012
KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland, Ore 2:10 | 47 views
PORTLAND -- A woman was hit in the face with a handgun during an armed robbery at a Portland restaurant Saturday morning, police said. East precinct officers were called just before 11:30 a.m. to the report of a robbery at Chu's Eatery, in the 17100 block of SE Powell Boulevard, according to Portland Police Sgt. Pete Simpson. The victim told responding officers that two men, one of them armed with a handgun, had gone into the restaurant and demanded money. "The suspect with the handgun hit the employee in t
Wed, May 15, 2013
KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland, Ore 1:05 | 24 views
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Insurance agent Joe Williams is trying, like so many others, to get lucky with Powerball. Williams, of Middleton, Wis., won $500 several years ago and now wants to score a little higher. He'll have his chance Wednesday with the latest drawing for the Powerball jackpot. It's ballooned to an estimated $360 million, with a cash value of $229.2 million, making it the third largest Powerball jackpot and the seventh largest jackpot ever. The Mega Millions lottery could hit $190 million by
Fri, May 10, 2013
KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland, Ore 0:34 | 11 views
PORTLAND -- An interesting new art exhibit debuting on the streets of Portland's Old Town/Chinatown neighborhood had people talking Thursday night. Four solar-powered sculptures, lined with LED lights, were installed on Northwest Davis Street, between 4th and 8th avenues.
Wed, May 8, 2013
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PORTLAND -- Thieves were caught on camera trying to use a stolen credit card at a Southeast Portland Fred Meyer. Police released surveillance photos, hoping the public would help them catch the couple. They stole the credit card and some jewelry from a Portland home last month, said Sgt. Pete Simpson. Anyone who recognizes the couple is asked to call Portland police.
Thu, May 2, 2013
KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland, Ore 7:21 | 17 views
Watch as a police officer helps escort geese off a roadway.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013
KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland, Ore 2:07 | 5 views
Sat, Apr 27, 2013
KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland, Ore 1:48 | 11 views
PORTLAND - A presenter from Voodoo Doughnuts will not be invited back to Career Day at Molalla River Middle School after officials said he used "inappropriate language" to a group of 30 students Thursday. Voodoo Doughnuts confirmed that one of its employees spoke at Career Day but did so without notifying the company. The employee admits he talked to a number of students and at one point spoke about a well-known Voodoo doughnut in the shape of male genitalia. He said he did not use any other vulgar language
Tue, Apr 23, 2013
KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland, Ore 0:46 | 8 views
PORTLAND -- As part of an Earth Day challenge, Oregon's First Lady Cylvia Hayes underwent a dramatic transformation into a character from NBC's "Grimm." Hayes made a deal that if 1,000 people agreed to take a stand against the "phantom load," by unplugging unused electronics in their homes and offices, she would be made up into a "Hexenbiest" by make-up artists from the show. The challenge was part of Earth Hour's "I Will If You Will" challenge campaign. ht The response was overwhelming and Hayes held up he