Reporting on Portland's Deadliest Block

A single block of NE Portland has, for years, been a microcosm for all the issues Portland and other cities face: homelessness, drug use, sex trafficking and rampant crime from homicides to property crime. It has seen the killings of four people in just eight months. People who live in and around the area are looking for answers, but no one seems to have any.

This week on Beat Check with The Oregonian, you’ll hear from Savannah Eadens, a breaking news reporter with the Oregonian, who spent months reporting on the intricacies of Portland’s deadliest block.
Savannah's stories:
Portland’s deadliest block: ‘People are getting murdered here on a regular basis. Why?’
Mayor Ted Wheeler calls for special patrol of Portland’s deadliest block
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