Numbers are key to the fate of the accused Christmas Tree Bomber.
Inmates in custody of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office as of Nov. 28: 1,167
Inmates arrested by the FBI: 3
Number of inmates charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction: 1
A previously unreported tax dispute involving one of
Oregon’s richest citizens sheds light on some wealth-protection
strategies that aren’t necessarily available to the average working
Rob Ingram, director of Portland's Office of Youth Violence Prevention under three City Commissioners, died today of a heart attack, according to a friend. He was 38.
In that position, created under Mayor Tom Potter, Ingram played a key civilian role in the city's gang counter-recruitment efforts, supervising a team of outreach workers who met with "disconnected" youth around the city.
First Amendment experts talk protest tactics and free speech.
Occupy Portland has commanded media attention by camping in two city parks for 39 days, staging marches downtown and, last week, taking their protest inside local bank branches. Both the U.S. and Oreg
Gov. John Kitzhaber today reprieved death row inmate and convicted murderer Gary Haugen, whose scheduled execution yesterday was upheld by the state's highest court. In so doing, Kitzhaber made clear that there would be no further executions in Oregon for the duration of his term.
In a written statement released this afternoon, Kitzhaber says he was haunted by two executions he allowed duri...
Mayor Adams and Occupy Portland played a game in city parks. Police Chief Reese won.
Occupy Portland had countless moments of beauty, absurdity and anger. In the end, it was downright ugly.
The 39 days of
occupation in Lownsdale and Chapman squares began as an idealistic
Wearing face masks and latex gloves, Portland police and parks bureau employees after daylight began cleaning up the remnants of the Occupy Portland camps at Chapman and Lownsdale Squares. Most protesters had left by 9:30 am.
Citing "the expense of waging a statewide political campaign in the midst of an economic crisis," Oregon's largest gay rights organization has announced that it will not pursue an equal marriage ballot measure in 2012. Democratic blog BlueOregon first reported the announcement b...