- Portland police: 1 injury in Cinco de Mayo Festival shooting Updated: May-05-15 9:11 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Police in Portland say one person has been injured in a shooting at a Cinco de Mayo Festival in the city's Waterfront Park.
- Oregon House approves bills clarifying filming of police Updated: May-05-15 8:28 pm
SALEM, Oregon - With national attention focused on the use of force by police, the Oregon House overwhelmingly approved two bills Tuesday seeking clarity on the use of cameras worn by police officers or held by citizens.
- Vandal drains reservoir east of Prineville Updated: May-05-15 5:05 pm
PRINEVILLE, Oregon - Authorities are trying to find whoever drained a reservoir east of Prineville.
- Oregonian Media Group chairman leaving for Eugene newspaper Updated: May-05-15 4:14 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The chairman of The Oregonian Media Group is moving south to take over as editor and publisher of The (Eugene) Register-Guard.
- Environmentalists threaten to sue over salmon recovery plan Updated: May-05-15 4:10 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Two environmental groups are threatening to sue a federal agency over what they deem its failure to develop a recovery plan for the Oregon coast coho salmon.
- Portland Mayor Charlie Hales releases proposed budget Updated: May-05-15 3:17 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has released a proposed budget that calls for spending most of the city's $49 million budget surplus on basic services, with much of it going toward repairs for the city's notoriously bumpy streets.
- Missouri House roll call on override of welfare limit cuts Updated: May-05-15 1:48 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The 113-42 roll call vote Tuesday by which the Missouri House overrode Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a measure to lower the lifetime limit for people to receive temporary cash assistance from five years to three years and nine months.
- Snake River open to spring chinook fishing Updated: May-05-15 1:40 pm
ENTERPRISE, Oregon - The upper Snake River has been opened to salmon fishing, the first of several chinook fisheries expected to open this spring in northeast Oregon.
- Volunteers battle invasive plant in southern Oregon Updated: May-05-15 12:59 pm
CAVE JUNCTION, Oregon - More than 20 years ago, it was touted as a miracle plant - a "hyperaccumulator" able to pull heavy metals, such as nickel, out of the area's serpentine soil and store it in its leaves.
- Salem man charged with sexually boy over 10-year span Updated: May-05-15 11:47 am
SALEM, Oregon - A Salem man has been accused of sexually abusing a boy over a decade-long span that ended last year.
- Incentive for students who score well on Smarter Balanced Updated: May-05-15 10:43 am
MEDFORD, Oregon - High school juniors taking the Smarter Balanced assessment this spring or next may be spared from taking a two- to three- hour college placement test if they score high enough on the assessment and take college-level classes their senior year.
- Inmate to sue after jail workers admit sexual misconduct Updated: May-05-15 8:49 am
HILLSBORO, Oregon - Washington County is facing a lawsuit from the inmate two jail workers admit they had sex with.
- Former charity boss gets 3 years in $4 million theft scheme Updated: May-05-15 5:05 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - A former head of a national charity has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for his role in a scheme that stole $4 million from the nonprofit, depriving hundreds of poor Native American students of a chance for college scholarships.
- Youth pastor gets more than 33 years for assaulting girl Updated: May-05-15 3:58 am
SALEM, Oregon - A former youth pastor in an unincorporated community north of Salem has been sentenced to 33 years and four months in prison after being convicted of repeatedly raping a girl under the age of 16.
- No charges filed against Springfield driver who killed 3 Updated: May-05-15 2:13 am
EUGENE, Oregon - A Springfield man will not face criminal homicide charges for running a red light and crashing his pickup into three young children, killing them.
- Oregon bill passes expanding background checks for gun sales Updated: May-05-15 12:29 am
SALEM, Oregon - An Oregon bill expanding background checks to encompass nearly all gun sales in the state made it through the Legislature on Monday, overcoming obstacles that stymied two previous attempts to pass similar laws.
- Driver cited after car hits bus carrying disabled passengers Updated: May-04-15 10:38 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Police in Salem, Oregon, say a 24-year-old driver has been cited after his Toyota crossed the center line and collided with a bus carrying disabled passengers.
- 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.
- Oregon Senate backs governor's public records audit bill Updated: May-04-15 7:40 pm
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Senate is unanimously backing Gov. Kate Brown's bill ordering a review of the state's compliance with public records laws.
- City of Medford plans to go after blighted properties Updated: May-04-15 7:04 pm
MEDFORD, Oregon - The Medford City Council plans to go after blighted buildings, with new rules that could force boarded-up structures to be torn down more quickly.
- 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.
- University says county GMO measure could hamper research Updated: May-04-15 6:24 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Oregon State University says a Benton County ballot measure that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops in the county could hurt GMO-related university research projects.
- Writer proposes local currency named after city's namesake Updated: May-04-15 6:23 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - May I pay for that in Skinners?
- 15 Oregonians will help develop rules for marijuana industry Updated: May-04-15 5:58 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has selected 15 Oregonians to help develop rules for the state's regulated recreational marijuana industry.