OPB Headlines for Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

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Mall Shoppers, Employees Recount Terrifying Afternoon

OPB | Dec. 11, 2012 8:52 p.m.

Police learned that a shooter was at Clackamas Town Center at about 3:30 p.m., when the first 911 calls started coming in.

Mall Shooting Victim Expected To Survive

N3 | Dec. 11, 2012 8:26 p.m.

Two people, plus the suspected shooter, are dead after police say a gunman opened fire at a crowded shopping mall in suburban Portland Tuesday.

Three Dead, Including Gunman, In Mall Shooting

OPB | Dec. 11, 2012 7:35 p.m.

A gunman shot two people before taking his own life at Clackamas Town Center Tuesday afternoon.

New Health Care Groups Share Updates On Progress

OPB | Dec. 11, 2012 6:29 p.m.

The state's new Coordinated Care Organizations outlined some of their problems and successes for the Oregon Health Policy Board on Tuesday.

Oregon Considers Limits On Explosive Rodent Killing Devices

N3 | Dec. 11, 2012 6:02 p.m.

SALEM, Ore. – An Oregon man injured by an explosive rodent killing device is pushing lawmakers to regulate the machines. ...

Clackamas Town Center Gunman Kills Two, Then Takes Own Life (Live Updates)

OPB | Dec. 11, 2012 3:57 p.m.

Two people were shot and killed and a third was injured in a Clackamas Town Center shooting at about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. The shooter is now dead.

Oregon Congressman Hopes For Deal On Fiscal Cliff

OPB | Dec. 11, 2012 3:31 p.m.

Oregon Congressman Greg Walden said Tuesday that he remains hopeful that Republicans and Democrats will be able to reach a deal by year's end to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff.

Hanford Planning Document Leaves A Key Question Dangling

N3 | Dec. 11, 2012 3:26 p.m.

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington environmental regulators say a new 6,000 page plan for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation is ...

Former Ore. Congressman Cooley Sentenced To Prison

OPB | Dec. 11, 2012 2:39 p.m.

A federal judge in Los Angeles on Tuesday sentenced former Oregon Congressman Wes Cooley to more than a year in prison.

Dad Of 11-Year-Old Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

OPB | Dec. 11, 2012 1:45 p.m.

Police have arrested the father of the 11-year-old Portland boy who is accused of trying to rob a woman with a loaded pistol.

Hermiston's 'Mayor Bob' Is Dead After 12 Years In Office

OPB | Dec. 11, 2012 12:27 p.m.

Hermiston Mayor Bob Severson has died at age 80 after a heart attack last week.

Portland Police Arrest Suspected 'Hipster Bandit'

OPB | Dec. 11, 2012 9:52 a.m.

Portland Police have arrested a man they believe to be the so-called "hipster bandit." 

Democrats React Angrily To Power Grab In Wash. Senate

N3 | Dec. 11, 2012 8:06 a.m.

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Some Washington Democrats are reacting angrily to a power grab in the state senate. A coalition of ...

Northwest Could Get New Endangered Species Listing

N3 | Dec. 11, 2012 7:04 a.m.

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Northwest may have another species listed as endangered. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Monday ...

After Court Ruling, Legislation, Non-Judicial Foreclosures Stalled In Oregon

OPB | Dec. 11, 2012 6:30 a.m.

Oregon has seen a slow yet steady decline in its foreclosure rates until last July when non-judicial foreclosures in the state all but disappeared.

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