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Local McDonald’s faces management changes following recent complaints

The franchise owner of a local McDonald's said that he's made changes in management following dozens of public complaints.

Early morning drug raid sends six people to jail

Neighbors say they are relieved to discover that an early morning drug raid has shut down a popular drug house in Milton-Freewater.
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Police arrest Milton-Freewater man for sexual abuse of juveniles

Milton-Freewater Police announced on Thursday that it had arrested and charged a local man with sexual abuse of juveniles.

New details emerge in death of Marcos Gutierrez

The death of Marcos Gutierrez-Rodriguez, 29-years-old of Milton-Freewater, has been a trending news topic since his body was discovered beneath a bridge on May 22nd.
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Portland teen found after having gone missing overnight

A thirteen year old Portland-area girl is back with her family after going missing yesterday afternoon.
College Place High School

Two students under arrest following knife attack at College Place school

Law enforcement officials say they have two students in custody following what they are describing as an attack on the principal of John Sager Middle School in College Place.
Drug Trafficking

Two Milton-Freewater men arrested in major drug trafficking investigation

Two Milton-Freewater men are behind bars today following the culmination of a yearlong investigation by the Blue Mountain Enforcement Narcotics Team.
Police Chase

High speed chase leads to arrest in Milton-Freewater

A high speed police chase led to the arrest of a suspect, wanted for felony charges, on Tuesday in Milton-Freewater.
Drive By Shooting

Indictments made in drive by shooting

Two men have been arrested and indicted following an investigation into a drive-by shooting on May 10th in Milton-Freewater.
Body Found

Missing man found dead in Milton-Freewater

Officials with the Umatilla County Sheriff's Office are investigating how the body of a missing Milton-Freewater man was found at the scene...