Stories tagged: portland
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Former Oregon governor cleared in influence-peddling case
Former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber insisted he broke no laws, and federal prosecutors backed him up Friday, announcing that no criminal charges will be filed against Kitzhaber or his live-in …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
Nike to slash 1,400 jobs, cut sneaker styles in shakeup
Nike wants to be more nimble on its feet. The sneaker maker said Thursday that it plans to sell more shoes directly to customers online as part of a restructuring …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 3:07 p.m.
Three teens arrested in Portland gang shootings
Police say they arrested two teenagers in a gang shooting that critically injured a 17-year-old boy in outer southeast Portland.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
Woman’s sex assault kit not tested until 5 years after rape
Court records state Portland police didn’t pursue or submit evidence for a sexual assault case until five years after the assault was reported, despite police having the name of a …
Tue., June 13, 2017
Huckleberries: Conservative Weird Idaho takes show on road to Liberal Weird Portland
An extended family of 13 Idahoans made their presence known on a Max train in Portland last week, including an older woman who told her grandson in a loud voice …
Mon., June 12, 2017, 11:50 a.m.
Developer gives Portland State $5 million for art museum
A prominent Portland philanthropist announced he’s donating $5 million for an art museum on the campus of Portland State University.
Thu., June 8, 2017, 12:34 p.m.
Portland man stabbed on train remembered as courageous
The mother of a young man killed aboard a Portland light-rail train assured mourners at a memorial service in their hometown that he did not die in vain.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
Police: Passenger cut with butter knife on Oregon train
Authorities arrested a 24-year-old man accused of cutting a passenger with a butter knife on a light-rail train near Portland.
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 3:19 p.m.
Man accused in Portland stabbings targets victim in outburst
The man accused of killing two men and wounding a third who tried to stop his anti-Muslim tirade against two teenagers on a Portland light-rail train shouted he was “not …
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 5:33 p.m.
Man indicted in double-fatal Portland train attack
A grand jury has indicted Jeremy Christian, the man accused of killing two passengers and wounding a third on a Portland train last month.
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 6:23 p.m.
Portland approves permit for country’s first all-wood high-rise
City officials in Portland have approved a construction permit for the first all-wood high-rise building in the nation.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 7:53 a.m.
Anti-Semitic signs found hanging over Oregon highway
Two signs claiming that Jewish people were responsible for 9/11 were found hanging over an Oregon highway this past weekend.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 4:07 p.m.
Faith-healing parents charged in Oregon baby’s death
Two members of an Oregon church that embraces faith healing have been arrested in the death of their premature baby.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Portland man fatally stabbed on train remembered as hero
Mourners remembered one of the men who was fatally stabbed trying to stop an anti-Muslim tirade against two teenage girls on a Portland light-rail train as a modern-day martyr and …
Mon., June 5, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Body found near Portland boat slip
Authorities have recovered a man’s body from the Columbia River.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Day of Portland demonstrations marked by arrests, clashes
Crowds swelled to several thousand as demonstrators from varying groups converged Sunday afternoon in downtown Portland, Oregon, in the wake of the fatal stabbing of two men who tried to …
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Suspect in Portland stabbings built life around hate speech
The suspect charged with fatally stabbing two Portland men who tried to stop his anti-Muslim tirade against two teenage girls built a life around hate speech and his right to …
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
Man arrested in theft of Portland train victim’s ring
Police have arrested a man accused of stealing a backpack and wedding ring from a victim of last week’s triple stabbing on a light-rail train in Portland.
Thu., June 1, 2017
Don’t lose sight of heroism, compassion in tragedy
As Jeremy Joseph Christian continued his menacing rant, the three men stepped forward because their sense of community, humanity and courage demanded it.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 7:31 p.m.
Oregon governor signs transgender equity bill into law
Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill that will make it easier for transgender people in Oregon to shield any updates they make to their birth certificates, a process typically …
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Train stabbing survivor: Portland has ‘white savior complex’
A man who was stabbed in the neck while trying to stop a man from shouting anti-Muslim insults at two young women on a Portland light-rail train said Wednesday that …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 9 a.m.
Portland stabbings suspect bragged about killings in patrol car
A man charged with fatally stabbing two men and injuring a third who tried to shield young women from an anti-Muslim tirade appeared to brag about the attacks as he …
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
Unease about white supremacy grows after Portland stabbings
Unease about white supremacist activity in Portland deepened after the fatal stabbings of two men who tried to shield young women from an anti-Muslim tirade, and some people worry that …
UPDATED: Mon., May 29, 2017, 10:58 p.m.
Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears ‘hatred’
The mayor of Portland, Oregon, on Monday urged U.S. officials and organizers to cancel a “Trump Free Speech Rally” and other similar events, saying they are inappropriate and could be …
UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Muslims thankful for support after rant, deadly attack
Muslims in Portland, Oregon, thanked the community for its support and said they were raising money for the families of two men who were killed when they came to the …
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Mayor: ‘Heroes’ died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant
Police said Saturday they’ll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled …
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
Police: Man hurling racial slurs kills 2, injures 1 on train
Police in Oregon say two people died and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at two young Muslim women.
Fri., May 26, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
Portland police make arrest in semen-throwing case
Portland police arrested a 47-year-old man accused of throwing semen on women at grocery stores.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
No power in large section of downtown Portland
A big chunk of downtown Portland is without power because of a fire in an underground vault.
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 4 p.m.
One dead in shooting outside Oregon strip club
Police say a 36-year-old man was shot and killed outside an Oregon strip club.