GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! He's a rootin' tootin' Santa Claus, and he's on his merry way. He'll round up all your Christmas dreams, with a yippy-kai-yo-kai-yay! LET'S GO TO PRESS.

Last night on the Las Vegas Strip, a car driven by a former Portlander intentionally hopped onto the sidewalk and ran down 20 pedestrians. The driver's toddler was in the car at the time, AND among the injured were three Portland college wrestlers.

A man was killed and two injured Saturday at a Portland motorcycle clubhouse where two dozen shots were fired.

Not so good basketball news: the Blazers lose to the Miami Heat yesterday, AND Damian Lillard suffers a heel injury.

Who likes lots of rain and high winds? Well, you're gonna LOVE the next three days!

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders went toe-to-toe in Saturday night's Democratic debate on such topics as taxes, the Middle East, health care, and who is the bigger corporate toady.

So long, loser: Republican candidate Lindsey Graham has dropped out of the presidential race.

WHOOPSY! Host Steve Harvey accidentally read the wrong person's name when announcing the winner of the Miss Universe Pageant.

Fifa president Sepp Blatter and the person who would probably replace him, Michel Platini, have been banned from soccer for eight years.

Set your phasers to "won": Apparently people like a moving picture called Space Wars or something like that? It took in $247 million domestic over the weekend.

Further proof that snowmobilers are DICKS.

Actor James Cromwell has been arrested for protesting at a New York state power plant. "That'll do, pig." DO YOU SEE WHAT I DID THERE?

Now let's check in on the WEATHER: As you were warned before, get ready for a day full of downpours and heavy winds!

And finally, how does Tina Fey and Amy Poehler juggle their careers with family life? With a Taylor Swift "Bad Blood"-style squad, y'all!