- Portland police investigate fatal plunge into Columbia River Updated: May-04-15 9:44 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Police in Portland say investigators are looking into the possibility that a woman found dead after her vehicle plunged into the Columbia River may have driven into the water intentionally.
- Ore. hiker found dead under Washington state waterfall Updated: May-04-15 9:22 pm
VANCOUVER, Washington - Authorities say the body of a Portland, Oregon, hiker has been found at the bottom of a waterfall in north Skamania County, Washington.
- For-profit college to pay back tuition over credit transfer Updated: May-04-15 6:38 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A for-profit online college will refund a Portland student's tuition after the Oregon Justice Department investigated the student's inability to transfer the school's credits.
- Portland firefighters pull man from Willamette River Updated: May-03-15 5:25 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland firefighters pulled a man, clinging to the Morrison Bridge, from the Willamette River on Sunday morning.
- Lost hikers found near Multnomah Falls by texting for help Updated: May-03-15 3:01 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Two lost hikers were found Saturday night near Multnomah Falls after texting searchers a photo of their location.
- Timbers, Whitecaps play to 0-0 draw in Valeri's return Updated: May-03-15 2:05 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - As their offensive struggles continue, the Portland Timbers are hoping that the answer to their troubles made his return tonight.
- 3 arrested; guns, cash, drugs seized after Portland shooting Updated: May-02-15 5:26 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland police say three people have been arrested after a shooting investigation.
- Portland: police use pepper spray on May Day demonstrators Updated: May-02-15 1:41 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - Police in Portland, Oregon, say an initially peaceful May Day demonstration turned violent Friday evening as a splinter group hurled chairs and other objects at officers. Police temporarily closed a major city bridge and used pepper spray on some demonstrators when a march deviated from its permitted route through downtown.
- Latest on Baltimore protests: Thousands march across US Updated: May-01-15 11:25 pm
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- Man dies in fall from popular Portland viewpoint Updated: May-01-15 9:26 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A Portland Fire and Rescue spokesman says a 30-year-old man has died in a 200-foot fall from a popular Portland viewpoint.
- Dispute over Bend campus site goes to state land use board Updated: May-01-15 5:52 pm
SALEM, Oregon - An attorney for the group challenging the site of the proposed OSU-Cascades campus on Bend's west side says the university is hiding its true intention of developing 56 acres of land to avoid a costly master plan.
- Retirement home west of Portland hit by possible norovirus Updated: May-01-15 7:44 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - About a quarter of the residents at a retirement community west of Portland have been on quarantine after falling ill with what staff are calling a "gastrointestinal event."
- Oregon pastor convicted of child molestation Updated: Apr-30-15 9:38 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The pastor of a small Oregon church community described as cultlike by prosecutors was convicted Thursday of molesting the daughter of a church member in the 1990s and was immediately sentenced to 20 years in prison.
- Court strikes down big chunk of public-employee pension cuts Updated: Apr-30-15 7:49 pm
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday that some of the 2013 cuts to public-employee retirement benefits are unconstitutional, wiping out much of the savings lawmakers were aiming for and likely raising pension costs for state and local governments.
- Blazers head home after season marked by injuries Updated: Apr-30-15 7:47 pm
- Oregon House passes bill targeting insurance confidentiality Updated: Apr-30-15 7:30 pm
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon House advanced legislation Thursday allowing patients to have information about their medical benefits sent directly to them, and not to the insurance policyholder.
- Obama to talk trade in visit to Oregon, Nike Updated: Apr-30-15 5:28 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - President Barack Obama will campaign for free trade legislation during his Oregon trip next week.
- Boyfriend of psychic sentenced in con of Oregon timber heir Updated: Apr-30-15 5:01 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The final defendant has been sentenced in an extraordinary con that defrauded the heir to an Oregon timber fortune of $15 million.
- Judge goes light on repeat drunk driving offender Updated: Apr-30-15 2:35 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Despite a prosecutor's arguments that a drunken driver hasn't learned his lesson after hitting a Gresham bicyclist in 2004 and leaving her to die, a Multnomah County Circuit judge Wednesday said she wouldn't send the man to prison for driving drunk again.
- Fixit tag for Portland's noted Portland Building: $175M Updated: Apr-29-15 6:35 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A prominent Portland office tower that attracted national attention for its postmodern design when it was built for $25 million three decades ago is in such poor shape and so obnoxious to the people who work there that city officials want to gut and renovate the building - for an estimated $175 million.
- Prosecutor says Portland shooter wanted to buy marijuana Updated: Apr-29-15 6:20 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A Texas man believed responsible for the fatal shootings of two people had come to a Portland apartment to buy four pounds of pot from what was described as a large medical marijuana grow operated by two brothers, according to court records.
- Grand juror pleads guilty to violating secrecy rules Updated: Apr-29-15 5:29 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A woman who served on a federal grand jury in Portland, Oregon, pleaded guilty Wednesday to disclosing details of the secret proceedings, a crime rarely prosecuted.
- Hales: Portland negotiating for spot for homeless camp Updated: Apr-29-15 3:22 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Mayor Charlie Hales says the city is trying to buy land so a downtown encampment of about 70 homeless people can move.
- Police, PSU team to create Portland crime data website Updated: Apr-29-15 1:32 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Did you know that the number of residential burglaries in Portland fell from nearly 5,000 in 1995 to fewer than 2,500 in 2013? Or that reported business robberies plunged from 718 to 289 during that same period?
- ACLU names new executive director for Oregon Updated: Apr-29-15 1:25 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The leader of a Portland group that works on prison and sentencing issues has been named executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon. He succeeds David Fidanque, who has retired after 22 years in the post.