Good morning, it’s Wednesday, April 16. Here are this morning’s headlines:
- A police officer was shot early Wednesday morning in Southwest Portland. A suspect was taken into custody around 6 a.m. After a search, police found the officer’s police dog had died and recovered a gun.
- Oregon State Police say two teenage boys in Creswell are suspected of dropping a cinder block over the Interstate 5 overpass on Sunday. No arrests have been made yet.
- Bend Parks and Recreation District officials say PacificCorp will decide if the public will be able to review the inspection report on the Mirror Pond dam, which will be funded by tax-payer dollars.
- A new study from University of California’s Williams Institute predicts legalizing gay marriage would add $47.3 million to the Oregon economy in the first three years.
- Umatilla student robotic team is headed to a global competition in St. Louis for the second time in three years.