Stories tagged: portland
Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
Judge allows class-action case against Portland glass maker
Portland residents can move forward with a $1.2 billion class-action lawsuit against a local glass maker over concerns about toxic air pollution, a Multnomah County judge has ruled.
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
Cyclist hurt after Portland’s World Naked Bike Ride sues for $566K
A bicyclist is suing the city of Portland for $566,000 after he hit a pair of concrete islands on his way home from the World Naked Bike Ride, causing him …
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 2:34 p.m.
Dead crows found in Portland; poisoning suspected
The Audubon Society of Portland says at least 10 crows have died in a suspected poisoning.
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 3:50 p.m.
Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, dies
Ursula K. Le Guin, the award-winning and best-selling science fiction writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, has died at 88.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 12:06 p.m.
Woman who killed rival at Portland strip club gets 15 years
A woman who fatally stabbed another woman at a Portland strip club has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 10:29 a.m.
Thief plucks ATM machine from Portland bank branch
Police say someone used a forklift to steal an ATM in northwest Portland.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 1:11 p.m.
Oregon pot shops caught selling to underage buyers
Oregon authorities say nearly 20 percent of state-licensed marijuana retailers in a recent undercover operation sold pot to underage buyers.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
Man sought in Louisiana triple killing arrested in Oregon
A man sought by Louisiana police in the drive-by shooting deaths of three people has been arrested in Portland, Oregon, the authorities said.
Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 9:49 a.m.
Supporters trying to rename Portland street For Harvey Milk
Today, Nugloze sells colorful African art, clothing and bags out of a small store on Portland’s Southwest Stark Street. It’s part of a 13-block stretch where a coalition of community …
Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Teen near Portland dies of gunshot wound
Police in the Portland suburb of Sherwood say a teen boy has died of a gunshot wound and investigators believe he may have been playing a game of Russian roulette.
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 2:29 p.m.
Suspect dead after shootout with Oregon deputies
An armed man who violated a restraining order died Tuesday following an exchange of gunfire with sheriff’s deputies in a rural community southeast of Portland, authorities said.
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
Portland ‘cop watcher’ pleads guilty to firearms charge
A so-called “cop watcher” who angered Portland police and prosecutors by showing up at their homes has pleaded guilty in federal court to using a firearms despite a felony record.
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
Magnitude 4.0 earthquake hits near Molalla, felt in Portland
An earthquake hit about 40 miles south of Portland near Molalla and was felt by numerous residents in the area.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 11:25 a.m.
Vera Katz, longtime Portland mayor, dies
Vera Katz, a former three-term Portland mayor and first female speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives, has died. She was 84.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
Suspect in Portland train stabbings says he was on autopilot
A man charged with the stabbing deaths of two commuters on a Portland light-rail train was on “autopilot” and wasn’t fully aware of his actions until he heard passengers screaming …
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
Anonymous donor puts $10K in Portland kettle
An anonymous donor put $10,000 in a Salvation Army kettle in Portland.
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017, 9:33 a.m.
Portland police search for suspect following stabbing death
Authorities in Portland are searching for a suspect following the stabbing death of a man in his 60s.
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017
Outdoor adventures, inner Zen in Oregon’s quirky Portland
Oregon’s quirkiest city may tout its desire to “Keep Portland Weird,” but it’s the Zen of the place that takes hold at the Portland Japanese Garden.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams selected WCC player of week
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams, who averaged 23.3 points and seven rebounds at the PK80 tournament in Portland, has been named the WCC player of the week.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams named to All-Tournament team
Gonzaga senior forward Johnathan Williams was selected to the PK80’s Motion Bracket All-Tournament team.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Silas Melson enjoys happy ending to trip home
Silas Melson’s homecoming wasn’t boring.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 7:38 p.m.
Ex-Gonzaga center Ryan Edwards follows unusual path to Portland State
There are thousands of recruiting stories in college basketball and then there’s Ryan Edwards’ unique tale.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
Maye leads No. 9 North Carolina to 102-78 rout of Portland
Luke Maye scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Joel Berry II added 18 points and No. 9 North Carolina beat Portland 102-78 to open the PK80 Invitational.
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
Portland bank robbery suspect shot by police booked into jail
A grand jury in Oregon is scheduled in early December to review the Portland police shooting of an unarmed Tacoma, Washington, man who is suspected of robbing a bank and …
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017
Then and now: Consolidated Freight Lines
Leland James, a Portland, Oregon, truck driver, built a trucking empire. He started by buying Portland-Spokane Auto Freight and a handful of other firms in 1929. He called his new …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Judge delays bail decision in Oregon train attack case
A judge postponed a decision on whether to allow Jeremy Christian to post bail until after she watches a defense-edited video of what transpired the day police say he stabbed …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Suspect arrested after fatal shooting in Portland suburb
Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in the Portland, Oregon suburb of Oak Grove on Saturday night.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 3:47 p.m.
Police: Bodies in Portland park are missing teen, man
Two bodies found in a forested park in Portland have been identified as a missing 15-year-old girl and a 23-year-old man who was the subject of a sexual abuse investigation …
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
Report: Ex-Portland mayor violated protocol in police chief shooting debacle
The former mayor of Portland ignored protocol for police-involved shootings last year when then-Chief Larry O’Dea shot a friend on a Harney County camping trip.
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
Few people get prison time after series of 2016 protests
More than half of the 200 people arrested during protests after last year’s presidential elections were not prosecuted, and many cases were dismissed altogether, Portland officials said.