'Craigslist Rapist' Catches A Break At State Supreme Court

craigslist rapist

Ronald Marcus Leistiko of Tigard became known as "the Craigslist rapist" during his widely covered 2008 serial rape trial in Washington County Circuit Court. A jury convicted Leistiko that year of 15 criminal counts including strangulation, kidnapping, assault, stalking, harassment and and furnishing alcohol to a minor.His convictions also included two counts of first-degree rape, although he was acquitted ...   More
Friday, July 20, 2012 by Corey Pein

Hotseat: Leal Sundet

The union behind the slowdown at the port breaks its silence.

Q & A
Leal Sundet says it’s bad enough that the International Longshoreman and Warehouse Union is getting a raw deal at the Port of Portland. He thinks also it’s getting a bum rap. For more than a   More
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 AARON MESH

Four City Labor Unions Say They Won't Endorse Any Candidate for Mayor (Updated)


Four large local unions, representing 2,000 city of Portland employees, say they looked at the candidates for mayor and have decided who they want to endorse: none of the above.The unions, including those representing police and firefighters, say they're still looking for an acceptable candidate. The unions made a joint announcement on Thursday, endorsing Steve Novick and Mary Nolan for two City Council ...   More
Thursday, December 15, 2011 COREY PEIN

Dreadlocks vs. Hardhats

Unions say no to Occupy Portland’s call for a waterfront strike.

News Stories
On Monday, Dec. 12, Occupy Portland plans to bus hundreds of protesters to the Port of Portland's marine terminals as part of a coordinated effort by at least nine other local branches of th   More
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 COREY PEIN


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