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Salem-News.com (Feb-28-2013 21:49)

Sister`s Persistence Leads to Arrest in 1982 Murder Case

Sister of murder victim Lori Billingsley, talks about the arrest that came more than three decades later.

(ALOHA, Oregon) - 17-year old Lori Billingsley For more than thirty years, the murder and sexual assault of a 17-year old Oregon girl named Lori Billingsley remained a mystery, sort of.

Detectives arrested 49-year old Kenneth Lee Hicks of St. Helens for the brutal murder that robbed the life of an aspiring young lady.

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Salem-News.com (Nov-23-2010 19:42)

Crime Stoppers Case #10-45 Portland, Oregon - Nancy Bergeson Homicide

While performing the autopsy on Ms. Bergeson, the medical examiner determined that Ms. Bergeson actually died as a result of homicidal violence

(Portland, Oregon) - Nancy Bergeson America's Most Wanted is featuring Nancy's case on their website, www.amw.com, as well as their Facebook page, www.facebook.com/1800crimetv.

The Portland Police Bureau, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers, is asking for your help in solving a year old homicide case.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-11-2010 11:58)

Cold Case Team Solves 23-Year Old Homicide Case

This case was a collaborative effort between the Cold Case Unit, the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office and the Oregon State Police Forensic Laboratory.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - 42-year old Nancy Eileen Converse was murdered in 1987. Cold case investigators in Portland have brought an end to a case more than two decades ole. The Portland Police Bureau reports that on Friday, June 11, 2010, 67-year-old James Samuel Owens was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of 42-year old Nancy Eileen Converse.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-12-2010 16:01)

Skull Used to ID Woman Missing Since 1974

A woman missing for decades, will finally be laid to rest.

(ALBANY, Ore.) - Samilla Stewart of Sweet Home Linn County Sheriff Tim Mueller reports that his detectives have recently matched a skull discovered in 1979 with the victim of a car crash that occurred in 1974.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-25-2010 11:56)

Portland Police Bureau Cold Case Unit Makes Arrest

Four additional suspects were previously arrested and convicted for this murder.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Handcuffs Detectives from the Portland Police Bureau's Cold Case Unit arrested 31 year-old Jason Darnell Turner on Friday in a 1998 Murder case.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-15-2009 14:30)

1985 Remains Identified as Those of Missing Teenager Angela Girdner

Detectives are asking anyone with information about either victim during the years 1983, 1984, or 1985 to please call the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - 16-year old Angela Marie Girdner In October of 2009, the remains of Angela Marie Girdner were identified by the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office.

Her remains had been discovered in April of 1985 in Washington County. Angela had been missing from Portland since May of 1983 when her parents reported her as runaway. Detectives believe that Angela may be a victim of serial killer Gary Ridgway, who is serving 48 consecutive life sentences in Washington.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-03-2009 07:33)

Cold Case Homicide Team in Multnomah County Has Big Plans

MCSO Cold Case Homicide Unit's work‏

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Photos of MCSO Homicide victims whose cases have not been resolved Last year Multnomah County swore in 8 retired MCSO investigators to open and review 35 unsolved ‘cold' homicide or suspicious death cases more than two years old.

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Salem-News.com (Apr-14-2008 10:15)

Forensic Investigators Hope Facial Recreation From Human Skull Leads to ID

Clackamas County Sheriff's investigators seek public assistance with identification of missing woman.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - The painstaking recreating may look very similar to the woman who apparently met her fate on Mt. Hood several years, possibly decades ago. In August 1986, a human skull was discovered in the area of Still Creek Road on Mt. Hood. At the time, forensic investigators estimated this human skull may have been at this location for a considerably long period of time- potentially up to 10-years; possibly dating back to 1976.

In March 2008, Nici Vance, a forensic scientist with the Oregon State Police Forensic Crime Lab, in Portland, determined this skull is that of a young female; probably in her late teens or early twenties.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-20-2006 00:45)

Video Series- Part 1 Angel in the Wind Oregon Cold Case From 1941

The story of a little Oregon girl who vanished without a trace in the early 1940's.

(SILVER FALLS) - Missing girl from 1941 The family of Lela Taylor experienced the worst kind of change in 1941 when her aunt Betty, a ten-year old girl who could neither speak or hear, went missing in the Silver Falls area.

After many decades the story of Betty, someone she missed knowing by just a year, is an active part of Lela's life. And it was one year ago when Lela asked me if I would assist her in doing research on the long lost child, and possibly creating a television documentary.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-06-2006 23:23)

Little Girl Lost in Silver Falls Area

Cold Case from June 21, 1941 Silver Falls Area.

(SILVERTON) - Images of Betty and her family The pain of losing a child never goes away. This case of ten-year-old Betty McCullough is a story passed on to family members since her disappearance in 1941.

Early morning, on June 21, 1941, little Betty woke up, slipped on a man’s shirt, put on her sister’s shoes, took a water bucket and quietly slipped by her two sleeping sisters. She was going to get water from the water pump outside. She was never seen again. No sign of her, no clues, nothing left behind.

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