Stories tagged: oregon
Mon., July 24, 2017, 1:27 p.m.
Oregon jail holding immigrants sued by property taxpayers
A jail in north-central Oregon has been sued by four people who contend the facility is violating state law by holding immigrants who are awaiting status hearings or deportation.
Mon., July 24, 2017, 12:22 p.m.
Officials to remove hundreds of homeless from Oregon land
State and local officials have come up with an agricultural land management plan that involves removing about 200 to 400 people living in homeless camps on private and public property.
Sun., July 23, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
Salem Police: man fatally shot by private security guard
Salem Police say detectives are investigating after a 25-year-old man was fatally shot by a private security guard.
UPDATED: Sun., July 23, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
2 women, 1 man charged with false report of child kidnapping
Police arrested three Oregon residents on charges of initiating a false report of harassment and kidnapping. One of them also faces a fourth-degree assault charge.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
California hiker rescued by U.S. Coast Guard in Oregon
A California woman who went missing while hiking in Oregon has been rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Ex-police sergeant convicted in wife’s death to pay $426,000
A former Gladstone Police sergeant convicted of orchestrating a plot to kill his wife will pay her estate nearly $426,000 to settle a wrongful death lawsuit.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
Eastern Oregon University offering dorms to eclipse tourists
People traveling to northeastern Oregon to see next month’s solar eclipse now have another lodging option.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 11:21 a.m.
Teacher charged with sexually abusing second student
A Salem-Keizer teacher arrested in June on sexual abuse charges involving a student is facing additional charges for allegedly abusing a second student under the age of 14.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
Oregon woman sues Safeway after son’s death in parking lot
An Oregon woman whose 7-year-old son was struck and killed in a supermarket parking lot seeks $1.5 million in a federal lawsuit against Safeway.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
Oregon city clashes with company over ‘dead flesh’ smell
Residents in a small Oregon city say the fumes coming from a nearby potato dehydration plant smell like “dead flesh,” have sent one person into an asthma attack and made …
Wed., July 19, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
Shark sightings near Cannon Beach
Authorities are warning beachgoers after several people reported shark sightings near Cannon Beach.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 11:16 a.m.
University of Oregon sued by man suspended for sex assault
The University of Oregon is being sued in federal court by a man it suspended from campus after university officials concluded he had sexually assaulted a fellow student in his …
Wed., July 19, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
Oregon man accused of violating restraining order 216 times
An Oregon man who is accused of violating a restraining order 216 times has been arrested.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 2:02 p.m.
Family, strangers rally together after Oregon parade death
A small eastern Oregon city’s parade this past weekend started out as a celebration, but ended in devastation.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 3:05 p.m.
Police fatally shoot elderly man who had tried to kill self
Police say an Oregon man who slit his wrists in a suicide attempt less than three weeks ago has been fatally shot by officers.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 12:13 p.m.
Man charged in Oregon train attack: ‘No heroes in this case’
The man accused of killing two passengers and wounding a third on a Portland train returned to court for a brief hearing in which he told spectators: “Remember, there are …
Tue., July 18, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
Oregon highway fuel spill worsens, contaminates groundwater
A massive fuel spill on an Oregon highway that has caused traffic detours and delays for the past 10 days is now looking even worse after wildlife managers discovered fuel …
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
Retrial begins in Vegas for 4 defendants in Bundy standoff
Armed assault and lawful protest were the opposing scenarios presented to a federal jury in Las Vegas as the retrial began for four men who bore assault-style weapons during a …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 2:10 p.m.
Oregon woman accused of profiting from fake cancer diagnosis
An Oregon woman is accused of profiting financially by faking a cancer diagnosis, but she will most likely not be charged.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 2:01 p.m.
Oregon panel to decide whether 4 dogs get death penalty
Commissioners in an Oregon county must decide the fates of four dogs that seriously injured a 10-year-old girl.
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Interior Secretary ponders fate of National Monument in Oregon
After touring the “unique” Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in Oregon and speaking to ranchers, loggers and environmentalists, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke must next make a recommendation on whether it should …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Bystanders rescue boy swept down Oregon river
Bystanders rescued a 4-year-old boy who was swept down a river at the North Fork County Park recreation area.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Openings set in U.S. court for Bundy standoff retrial in Vegas
A federal jury in Las Vegas is due to hear openings in the retrial of four men who brought assault-style weapons to a standoff that stopped government agents from rounding …
Sun., July 16, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
Oregon boy dies after falling off parade float on birthday
Police say an Oregon boy is dead after falling off a parade float on his seventh birthday.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
Eels from overturned truck slime cars on Oregon highway
A truck hauling eels overturned on an Oregon highway, turning the coastal road into a slimy mess.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Portland university will use balloons to track August solar eclipse
Portland State University in Oregon will launch four high-altitude balloons equipped with GPS tracking systems and 360-degree video cameras during the upcoming solar eclipse.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
Land-use group tries to stop Oregon solar farm
The land-use group 1000 Friends of Oregon is trying to block a large solar farm planned for prime agricultural land outside Medford.
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Stray bullet kills camel in Oregon animal rehab center
An Oregon perseveration center says a camel has died after being injured in a southwestern Oregon shooting last week.
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Providence Health planning layoffs; Spokane impact unclear
Providence Health & Services plans layoffs after posting an operating loss.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 11:17 a.m.
Jury selection begins in Bundy standoff retrial in Nevada
Jury selection has begun in federal court in Las Vegas for the retrial of four men who brought assault-style weapons to a standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up …