Stories tagged: portland
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 9:56 A.M.
Portland council meetings too unsafe to attend, commissioner says
Portland Commissioner Nick Fish has directed members of his staff to no longer attend City Council meetings because they are unsafe.
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 9:38 A.M.
Two Bend teens arrested for allegedly selling fake gold bars
Police have arrested two teenagers in Central Oregon for allegedly selling fake gold bars to unsuspecting adults in the past year.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 3:50 P.M.
Former fugitive doctor gets more than 44 years for rape
A former Oregon doctor who previously fled the country to avoid federal drug charges has been sentenced to more than 44 years in prison for rape.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 11:21 A.M.
Oregon teen’s mom: Feds should probe fatal police shooting
The mother of an Oregon teenager who was fatally shot by a Portland police officer is demanding a federal investigation into her son’s death.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 9:20 A.M.
Mother sues school district after child left sleeping on bus
The mother of a 4-year-old special education student who was left sleeping on an empty Tillamook County school bus has filed a lawsuit.
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 12:21 P.M.
Homeless man found dead in Portland tent
Police say a homeless man was found dead inside a tent along Interstate 84. Portland police Sgt. Pete Simpson says officers discovered the man last week while conducting a welfare …
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 11:11 A.M.
Man pleads not guilty to raping woman, killing man and dog
A 33-year-old registered sex offender has pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated murder, rape and animal abuse in connection with the rape of a woman and the death of …
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 11:09 A.M.
Portland to investigate Uber scheme to thwart regulators
Officials in Portland called for an investigation into whether Uber used software to identify and reject hails from city code enforcers.
SUNDAY, MARCH 5, 2017, 5:41 P.M.
Authorities search for girl, 11, and her father in Oregon
Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a 11-year-old girl who is missing and possibly endangered.
TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2017, 12:20 P.M.
Nearly half of local millennials consider moving as Seattle-area home costs soar again
Big housing-cost increases are taking a heavy toll on millennials throughout the Seattle area, which has retained its title as the hottest housing market in the country. A new poll …
MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017, 6 A.M.
Counting Portland’s homeless a painstaking process
For a week, outreach workers, employees with social service agencies and volunteers divvy up Multnomah County and walk streets and search parks to count homeless people.
FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017, 10:37 A.M.
Coast Guard detains 2 Panama-flagged ships in Northwest rivers for safety issues
Officials say two Panama-flagged cargo ships have been detained on the Willamette and Columbia rivers because of safety issues.
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 1:21 P.M.
Portland council overturns exoneration of police officer
The Portland City Council has overturned the Police Bureau’s decision to clear an officer who used force on a bicyclist in September 2014.
FRIDAY, FEB. 17, 2017, 8:38 A.M.
Man charged with riot after Portland protest
Portland police arrested one man following a protest that disrupted downtown traffic.
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 10:54 A.M.
Jury of 7 women, 5 men seated for new Oregon refuge trial
A jury of seven women and five men, as well as four alternates, has been selected to hear the trial of four men who joined Ammon Bundy at last winter’s …
TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017, 12:21 P.M.
Medical Examiner: Portland officer did not shoot teen in the back
Police say a Portland officer who shot and killed a 17-year-old fired three shots. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported that state medical examiner Dr. Karen Gunson said Monday that despite social media …
SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017, 4:30 P.M.
Wounded Oregon state trooper leaves hospital after Christmas shooting
An Oregon State Police trooper who was shot several times during a Christmas night shooting is out of the hospital.
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 9:58 A.M.
Portland police arrest 2 accused of Trump-protest vandalism
Portland police detectives have arrested two young men accused of damaging businesses during November’s post-election riot in the Pearl District.
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 12:25 P.M.
Packy, Oregon’s beloved elephant, dies at 54
Packy, the Asian elephant who drew international attention when he was born, including an 11-page spread in Life magazine, died Thursday at the Oregon Zoo. He was 54. Packy was …
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 11:59 A.M.
Portland developers sue to evict homeless tent camp
Two Portland development companies have filed a lawsuit in order to evict a homeless tent camp across the street from a hotel they are renovating.
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 8:22 A.M.
Tri-Cities school districts testing water for lead, copper
Kennewick schools recently shut off or replaced roughly 54 water faucets and 20 drinking fountains as part of an initial round of tests for lead and copper.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 4:44 P.M.
Two workers injured in fall from Portland bridge
Fire crews rescued two workers after one of the men fell 40 feet from scaffolding while painting Portland’s Ross Island Bridge and struck the other worker on his way down.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 11:05 A.M.
Groups clash on Oregon bus; boy stabbed
Springfield police are looking for a suspect accused of stabbing a boy following a dispute on a bus.
TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 8:13 A.M.
Ex-Oregon nurse admits to sex abuse against patients
A man accused of sexually abusing patients while working as a nurse at a clinic near Portland has pleaded guilty.
SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2017, 6 A.M.
Iranian baby will be allowed into US for life-saving surgery
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that an Iranian infant banned from entering the United States for life-saving heart surgery under President Donald Trump’s executive order will now be …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2017, 10:28 P.M.
Attorney: Iranian infant needs visa waiver for heart surgery
The family of a 4-month-old Iranian girl is hoping to get a waiver to President Donald Trump’s immigration ban so their daughter can have critical heart surgery in Portland.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 12:12 P.M.
Report: Oregon lagging behind on climate goals
A new report has found that Oregon is not reducing greenhouse gas emissions fast enough to meet its goals.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 8:09 A.M.
Storm watch issued for Portland area for ice, high winds
The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a winter storm watch for the Portland area for Thursday evening into Friday.
TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 12:41 P.M.
Landlords vow lawsuit if proposed Portland ordinance passes
A prominent attorney and lobbyist says to expect a lawsuit if the Portland City Council approves an ordinance that would require landlords to help pay moving costs for tenants evicted …
SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017, 8:13 A.M.
7 men arrested in Portland undercover sex trafficking sting
Police say seven men were arrested in one week during an undercover sex trafficking operation.