Stories tagged: portland
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
The director of a Portland area health department retired weeks after she directed a manager who is black to step down, which resulted in allegations of systemic racism in the …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
An Oregon man accused of throwing down his then-girlfriend’s 2-year-old – causing the boy to spend a month in the hospital – has been sentenced to more than seven years …
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
Police say the body of a hiker who fell from an Oregon cliff more than a week ago has washed ashore.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
A 23-year-old inmate at the Two Rivers Correctional Institution died suddenly, becoming the fifth unanticipated death at the state prison this year.
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
A Canadian man who bit a 14-year-old girl on the right breast during a Green Day concert in Portland, Oregon, has been sentenced to 30 days in jail.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017
Beloved hiking trails, forests, meadows and scenic areas are engulfed in flames, leaving those who long have been inspired by the region to wonder what will remain once the damage …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 9:26 p.m.
GU and Ohio State will meet at 9 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Coliseum on ESPN2 in the nightcap of four games in the Motion bracket.
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Gang enforcement officers are investigating early morning gunfire that left a northeast Portland home with roughly 30 bullet strikes.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
Authorities say a Portland family escaped their house after a hoverboard caused a fire.
Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 3:09 p.m.
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will visit Portland to promote her new book, “What Happened.”
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 11:06 a.m.
Portland police arrested a 20-year-old man following a spree of violence that sent nine people to the hospital.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 9:40 a.m.
Oregon’s Portland-area transportation agency has had enough of trouble riders and wants to extend how long it can ban people from using its services.
Tue., July 25, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Fire officials say an explosion in a North Portland neighborhood leveled one house and set a second home on fire.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 3:05 p.m.
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.
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 …
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 9:33 p.m.
For decades, Portland residents have been repulsed by the idea of swimming in the Willamette River because of weekly sewage overflows that created a bacterial stew. Now, the recent completion …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Police are investigating a string of armed robberies at Portland taverns.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
Good Samaritans have stepped up to help a South Korean man whose dreams of a two-year bike trip were seemingly dashed by a Portland thief.
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 12:25 p.m.
Police in a suburb of Portland have released the name of a man who tried to steal a helicopter from a small regional airport at gunpoint before being killed by …
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
A man was fatally shot by Oregon police Monday after seizing a helicopter at gunpoint near Portland, authorities said.
Mon., July 3, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Portland police say two men were wounded in a shooting at Woodlawn Park.
Fri., June 30, 2017
Under the just-passed state budget, the state Legislature offers a cost-of-living salary allowance for teachers in high-cost areas. A flexible minimum wage would operate under the same principle.
Wed., June 28, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Authorities say a 6-year-old boy in southern Oregon was flown to a hospital after his parents discovered him in the trunk of a car, suffering from a heat-related illness.
Tue., June 27, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
A prosecutor says a man accused of killing his 15-month-old daughter by a methadone overdose sometimes mixed his drugs into drinks such as Capri Sun.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
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 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.
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.
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
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.
A prominent Portland philanthropist announced he’s donating $5 million for an art museum on the campus of Portland State University.