One person was found dead after officers responded to a report of shots fired in North Portland early Thursday morning, Portland Police confirmed to KOIN 6.
The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority announced plans to make improvements to the southern portion of the Selmon Expressway and its underpasses.
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A crash on I-75 in Hillsborough County is backing up traffic during the busy morning commute. The crash happened at around 6:30 a.m. on I-75 NB near Big Bend Road. DOT camera footage shows the two right lanes are blocked. This is a developing story. Stay up to date on the […]
A mother is suing a Florida school district, claiming she is not allowed to volunteer at her children’s school because she has an OnlyFans account.
Sen. Rick Scott of Florida is seeking re-election in 2024.
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The cold front thatbrought a line of storms through our area last night has made it to our south. That means, cooler air filters in through the day. Highs only reach the low to mid 60s, and there will be a cool breeze all day making it feel chillier despite lots […]
A proposal in Clatsop County to tackle the housing crisis along the Oregon coast is drawing criticism from residents after reports that leaders are considering giving acres of public land away for free to develop affordable housing.
A man arrested for moving over two kilograms of rainbow-colored fentanyl, other narcotics and multiple guns between two Portland motels, is now facing federal charges after he was arrested on Tuesday, the U.S. District Attorney’s Office announced.
A Plant City man is accused of making fake deeds for six properties.
A 61-year-old man was life-flighted to a local hospital after an ATV accident Wednesday morning, according to Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue.
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — There are small signs that hint we may be in for a large-scale weather pattern change soon, from the La Niña pattern to the El Niño pattern. Long-range forecast models show that we might show strong signs of El Niño by the summer. El Niño is defined by unusually warm water […]
A woman attempting to fuel up her car in Hillsboro nearly three years ago was awarded $1 million by a jury this week after she alleged a gas station worker discriminated against her.
The Benson Polytechnic High School Girls Bowling Team is heading to the state championship. It’s the first time the team has made it there in the school’s history.
Major changes are on their way to Portland’s city council after last fall’s election.
A Brevard County school custodian was arrested after he allegedly threatened to cut a student “into pieces” with a razor blade.
A two-year-old girl from Seminole is battling brain cancer. She was recently diagnosed with a rare tumor.
If you’ve purchased a Celsius energy drink since 2015, you may be eligible to get some money back.
The human body’s immunity to COVID-19 gets stronger as more time passes between vaccinations and infections, according to a new study conducted by Oregon Health & Science University researchers.
Nearly half of the libraries in Multnomah County will be closed at times throughout 2023 as the buildings undergo major construction, Director of Libraries Vailey Oehlke told patrons in an email sent Tuesday.
Asteroid 2023 BU, just discovered a few days ago, is roughly the size of a truck.
A massive effort is underway to try and count the number of homeless people in the Tri-County area.
Businesses are fed up with crime and vandalism in Woodstock and taking matters into their own hands.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Nearly a year after her body was found in a barn in Alabama, Cassie Carli’s ex-boyfriend has been indicted on charges of allegedly kidnapping her. On Tuesday, a federal grand jury indicted Marcus Spanevelo on kidnapping charges, alleging that he “knowingly used a means, facility, and instrumentality of interstate and foreign […]
Traffic, road conditions and the cost of vehicle maintenance are all things that can make drivers grip the steering wheel a bit tighter. These conditions vary across states for a variety of reasons including population, weather and government investments.
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Tampa detectives said they are working to identify persons of interest after a mother was killed during a shootout. On Jan. 18, Tampa police said they found Latoya Gay, 26, suffering from a gunshot wound at the Silver Oaks Apartments on Kenneth Court. Gay was taken to a nearby hospital, where […]
Authorities say the “pillowcase rapist” terrified his victims by breaking into their homes at night. The attacker used a pillowcase or other fabric to cover his face — or the face of his victims — before assaulting them, tying them up and stealing items from their homes.
The family of an Illinois woman who died after becoming ill from eating Listeria-contaminated ice cream has won a $4 million judgement in a federal courtroom in Tampa.
Local activists are criticizing Florida’s decision to block the College Board’s new AP African American Studies course.
Another round of arctic air is on its way to the Portland metro area this weekend. The chance of snow in places like downtown become increasingly more likely as lingering rain showers coincide with freezing temperatures.
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Hillsborough County wants to have a say on how more than $569 million is spent on roads. The money was collected as part of a one-cent sales tax after county voters approved the tax in 2018. County Commissioner Stacy White sued over the collection of the tax and the State Supreme […]
“My name is Lilo. Please love me,” read the note found attached to the dog’s collar.
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Senate Democratic Leader Lauren Book is reintroducing a bill for the third year in a row. It would ban Florida attorneys from using what’s known as the “gay/trans panic defense.” “I think we’re living in a time where people think things like this don’t happen, but they do in fact happen,” […]
A remade version of an Oregon state map that shows each property’s risk of wildfire will not be released as early as expected, the Oregon Department of Forestry announced Wednesday.
Former President Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts will be reinstated in the coming weeks, according to the platforms’ parent company Meta. Meta handed down a two year ban on Trump’s accounts in the wake of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, a suspension that the company called “unprecedented.” Now it will unlock the accounts in the […]
Hillsborough County school leaders have decided to delay school boundary changes and possible school closures in the county by at least two weeks.
The leader of Florida’s primary electric company, which has been embroiled in controversy over allegations that it backed sham election candidates and spied on a journalist, will be stepping down next month, it was announced Wednesday.
Nick Clegg, president of global affairs at Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, said Trump’s accounts will be reinstated “in the coming weeks” and come with “new guardrails in place to deter repeat offenses.”
On Wednesday, the Tactical Intelligence Unit gave News Channel 8 a look inside the real-time crime center at Tampa Police Headquarters.
A 45-year-old man was arrested in Eugene for suspected internet child sex crimes.
“If he comes out and this starts all over again, I guess we’re all in for another big fight,” Watts said. “I don’t think the laws are tailored to any extreme situation like this.”a
INDIAN ROCKS BEACH, Fla. (WFLA) — City leaders heard two hours worth of comments from community members following an equally long work session meeting on Tuesday in which commissioners discussed possible regulations on short-term rentals within the city. Leaders discussed the finer points of a 20-page proposal originating from months of debate over how to […]
The Illinois-based corporation Hydro Extrusion USA pleaded guilty on Jan. 24 to releasing hazardous pollutants into the air from its aluminum-processing plant in The Dalles.
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is hosting a virtual workshop Wednesday evening on potential changes to fishing rules at the Skyway Fishing Pier State Park. FWC is exploring rule changes that they say could prevent entanglement, injury, and mortality of pelicans and other seabirds at the pier. At the […]
Wauchula police are continuing to search for a man who they said may be connected to an active homicide investigation.
There are some traffic impacts drivers need to be aware of due to Gasparilla. Here’s a schedule of road closures for the 2023 festival.
Last year, there was plenty of sunshine, but the parade was one of the coldest on record with temperatures starting out at 41 degrees. It was 55 degrees during the warmest part of the afternoon.
Florida Senate Minority Leader Lauren Book (D-Davie) and Rep. Rita Harris (D-Orlando) filed new legislation to ban Florida defendants from claiming “gay panic” as an excuse for criminal acts.
ALA reports that the Beaver State allocated $53,108,908 in state funding for tobacco control for fiscal year 2023.
Bradenton police officers responded to an “emusing call” on Wednesday afternoon.
“She was a blessing. She was smart and she was special and that’s why I named her Amore which in Spanish means love,” said Wiggins.