Probable cause but no motive: Kyron Horman

Detectives say there is probable cause to arrest Kyron Horman’s stepmother for the murder-for-hire plot of her husband, Kaine Horman, and possibly for the 7-year-old’s disappearance, according to a former sheriff’s official. “The detectives are telling them they have probable cause to arrest Terri Horman right now at least for murder for hire and possibly […]

Update Kimberly Dunkin

Update in the Kimberly Dunkin murder: Brad Ballantyne, accused of killing Kim on New Year’s Day in 1993, will face a judge for the first time. Ballantyne was arrested in Vancouver, Wash. in mid-June. Dunkin was found shot to death in her car in the 4900 block NE Skidmore St. in Portland on Jan. 1, 1993. Ballantyne was arrested by […]

Arrest in 1993 Kimberly Dunkin Case

PORTLAND, Ore. – Brad Ballantyne (35) was arrested in Vancouver and charged in the 1993 cold case of Kimberly Dunkin. Ballantyne is accused of shooting then 30-year-old Kimberly Dunkin in Northeast Portland on New Year’s Day 1993. She lived in Aloha at the time. Ballantyne faces charges of one count of aggravated murder and one count of […]

Conviction in 1987 Nancy Eileen Converse murder

A man who strangled Nancy Eileen Converse to death 23 years ago was sentenced to two decades in prison, after Portland’s Cold Case Unit dug into the case and matched his DNA to the crime scene. James Samuel Owens (67) plead no contest to first-degree manslaughter in the death of Nancy Eileen Converse (42). She was […]