Wednesday in Portland: Earthquakes strike near Mount Hood, Portland doughnut shops make Yelp's top 100 and more
Photo by(Natalie Behring/Getty Images) (PORTLAND, Ore.) Hello Portlanders! It's Wednesday, June 7 - Here's your daily round up of all the news happening in the City of Roses.
Is Kathleen Folbigg Australia's Worst Female Serial Killer or Just a Grieving Mother?
Kathleen Kolbigg is either a grieving mother who tragically and unusually lost four of her babies - or she’s Australia’s worst female serial killer. It really depends on who you ask. Kathleen - who goes by Kathy - would lose four of her young children tragically between the years 1989 and 1999.
Little Change in Street Conditions: Supervisor Dorsey Discusses San Francisco's Drug Enforcement Efforts
Photo byMishal IbrahimonUnsplashSupervisor Matt Dorsey has confirmed that arrests have been made in response to Mayor Breed's recent statement about apprehending individuals under the influence of drugs. However, he acknowledges that there hasn't been a noticeable change in street conditions despite these efforts.
The Chase, The Robberies, and The Escape: Fugitive Receives Lengthy Prison Sentence
Michael Robillard, the fugitive responsible for a series of crimes in San Mateo, has been sentenced to 27 years to life in prison. The sentence comes after Robillard led officers on a chaotic pursuit in a stolen car, which was linked to a string of robberies. Additionally, he attempted to escape custody while being transported to a medical checkup.
Costly Morning Losses: San Francisco Ice Cream Shop Burglarized Twice in a Single Day
SAN FRANCISCO - In an unfortunate turn of events, a popular ice cream parlor in San Francisco was robbed not once, but twice, within the span of a few hours, resulting in significant losses for the owner.
Washington health care providers face charges
The Washington State Department of Health has taken disciplinary actions or withdrawn charges against the following healthcare providers in the state. Healthcare providers charged with unprofessional conduct have 20 days to respond to the Department of Health in writing. The case then enters the settlement process. If no disciplinary agreement can be reached, the case will go to a hearing.
Washington insurers slapped with $398,500 in fines in April and May
Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler issued $398,500 in fines this past April and May against insurers in violation of state insurance laws. LifeWise Health Plan of Washington based in Mountlake Terrace was fined $250,000 for incorrectly processing 4,133 virtual mental health claims for 871 consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic, which resulted in $75,366 in overpayments to providers. The company also incorrectly coded 6,591 COVID-19 testing claims in 2020 and 2021. Of those claims, 4,357 were underpaid—amounting to $560,354—and 1,341 were overpaid—amounting to $618,714.
Mother, Her 2 Kids Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide
An active investigation is underway after a woman and her two kids were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Fremont Monday afternoon. The sad incident happened on June 5th just around 1pm, When Fremont firefighters responded to the 40000 blk of Inglewood Common regarding an unknown medical emergency.
Elderly Woman Beaten in Random Attack Near Yankee Stadium
BRONX - An elderly woman was punched in the face and knocked to the ground in what cops are describing as a random attack near the Bronx County Courthouse. At around 7:30 pm on June 4, a 79-year-old woman was in front of 958 Gerard Avenue, down the street from the Bronx County Courthouse and a few blocks away from Yankee Stadium. A man walked up to her and without word or warning punched her in the face, cops said.
Moped Riders Mug Elderly Woman
QUEENS - An elderly woman was robbed of her purse by a pair of muggers on a moped in Queens, cops said. At around 9 pm on May 29, a 70-year-old woman was walking in the vicinity of 108 Street and 68 Avenue in Forrest Hills, Queens. Cops said two men on a moped rode up behind the senior. The passenger on the back of a black moped ripped the purse off the woman’s shoulder and drove off.
Ownership Group Abandons Largest Hilton Hotel in California Citing Record High Vacancy Rate; Foreclosure Forthcoming
The company is defaulting on a $725 million loan; high-crime throughout the location’s city is reportedly the reason behind the vacancies. This article is based on corporate postings and accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets:PKHotelsandResorts.comand NationalReview.com.
Man Shot in Face Outside Little Italy
MANHATTAN - A man was shot while sitting in his car outside Little Italy. The victim managed to drive himself to an area hospital, cops said. At around 12:30 am on June 2, a man was sitting in his parked car in front of 51 Chrystie Street when a man approached the car. The man began arguing with the driver from the street.
Hilton Hotel Owner Leaving Major U.S. City; Mortgage Payments Have Stopped and Hotel Will Foreclose
A high vacancy rate reportedly in large part due to crime has been cited as a primary reason. This article is based on corporate postings and accredited media reports. Linked information within this article is attributed to the following outlets:PKHotelsandResorts.comand NationalReview.com.
Latest on the Minnesota man that was arrested and charged in connection to Burnsville gun store theft
BURNSVILLE, MINNESOTA - 20-year-old Abdishakur Samatar was arrested and charged in connection with the theft of a Glock handgun from The Modern Sportsman gun store in Burnsville, Minnesota on May 30, 2023.
Man Kills Ex-Wife’s Lawyer and Sets Fire to Cover Tracks
Allen Tayeh is believed to have killed the lawyer for $28,000 owed in legal fees. In Lawrenceville, Georgia, a man was arrested for attempting to flee after setting an office on fire. Later identified as Allen Tayeh, the sixty-five-year-old was initially charged with arson. However, once the building was extinguished, they discovered the body of Doug Lewis, the divorce attorney who owned the office. Lewis had been shot and was deceased before the fire.
Florida Woman Fatally Shot by Neighbor in Ongoing ‘Neighborhood Feud’: A Closer Examination
In a quiet neighborhood on 107th Lane in Marion County, a longstanding feud escalated to a tragic endpoint. On a seemingly ordinary Friday evening, an event occurred that left the community shaken: EJike Owens, a Florida woman, and mother was fatally shot by a neighbor due to a quarrel over children's play. However, as with any story, there is a profound complexity beneath the surface, and there is much more to unpack about this tragic incident.
Clay County Sheriff’s Office Neighborhood Engagement Team to hold town hall meeting
A Clay County Sheriff’s Office NET town hall meeting is scheduled for June 8 and all community members are welcome. The Thursday meeting will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Eagle Landing Golf Club (3989 Eagle Landing Pkwy.) in Orange Park. There is no cost to attend.
Fleming Island man faces felony battery, grand theft charges, deputies say
A Fleming Island man was arrested Saturday and faces charges of a felony domestic battery (due to a prior conviction) and grand theft, deputies say. Clay Woodall, 20, of Fleming Island, was previously arrested on March 2, 2022, for striking his girlfriend of two years in the face and arm, deputies said. During this incident, Woodall threw the victim’s phone and attempted to fight a witness who intervened to stop the fight, the arrest report said.
Trump's Lawyers Argue Defamation Claim Must Fail as Jury Supports His Innocence in Rape Accusation
In a highly contentious legal battle, lawyers representing former President Donald Trump are arguing that a defamation claim filed by New York writer E. Jean Carroll should be dismissed. Trump's legal team contends that since the jury agreed he never raped Carroll, her lawsuit seeking damages must fail. The case, which centers around allegations of sexual abuse and defamation, has garnered significant attention. Now, as the parties await a decision from Judge Lewis A. Kaplan, the outcome could have far-reaching implications for defamation claims against public figures.
Stockton is the most dangerous city in California, according to reports
Stockton is the 11th largest city in California, with a population of 324,888, and the population is growing at 0.43% yearly. Stockton's average household income is $76,063.