Fire crews were called to the home at 10931 S.W. 61st Ave. just before 1 p.m. Heavy smoke and fire were coming from the home when they arrived, said spokesman Lt. Rich Chatman.
It turned out the man didn’t have a gun, but police said they didn’t know that when they confronted the man.
Portland police and Crime Stoppers of Oregon are asking for the public’s help identifying three men suspected of robbing a Southwest Portland strip club last month.
A pedestrian was struck by a TriMet MAX train in downtown Portland Tuesday morning.
Police arrested a man who they said grabbed a girl at a Baskin Robbins on Sunday night.
Police evacuated the Benson Hotel in Downtown Portland after a reported bomb threat Wednesday morning.
Campus security at Portland State University is looking for a man they say demanded a woman’s backpack and punched her in the face.
Police said Wednesday that 17-year-old Jasmine Hayes returned home and is safe.
The Portland Police Bureau released documents on Thursday outlining an investigation into an officer who was fired for loading the wrong ammunition in a shotgun used to subdue a suspect.
Police say a 16-year-old girl is behind a string of robberies at homes in Southwest Portland.
Portland water officials say tests Wednesday show that water for about 570 homes is safe to drink, and that a water boil notice has been lifted.
Tilly, a North American river otter at the Oregon Zoo, gave birth to another pup Nov. 8, her second this year. The new arrival weighed just shy of 5 ounces at birth and has nearly tripled that thanks to mom’s naturally high-fat milk.
Portland police detectives are asking for the public’s help finding a robbery suspect they’re calling “The Nerdy Bandit.”
A Lake Oswego woman involved in a hit-and-run that left a bicyclist seriously injured was sentenced Friday to 40 months in prison and three years probation, with credit for time served and good behavior.
Health officials have issued an alert after a person in Washington County was diagnosed with measles, which is high contagious.