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18 hrs ago | The Oregonian
Rob Nosse talks with Cameron Whitten at the Democratic straw poll party in October.
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22 hrs ago | OregonLive.com
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor made a surprise visit to David Douglas' Fir Ridge alternative high school Tuesday.
Yesterday | OregonLive.com
A 57-year-old man died in the Lents neighborhood Friday afternoon after apparently shooting himself while standing in the street in front of his home.
Multnomah County alone has created more new "professional and technical service" jobs in the last three years than the Columbia River Crossing was projected to create throughout the region by 2030.
PORTLAND, Ore. Police said they have made an arrest in connection to a hit-and-run in Southeast Portland that left two women in their 70s injured.
Many people want to know how a man with no clothes ended up in the Willamette River Friday morning in need of help.
Kelly Vern Mark Swoboda, the wanted kidnapping suspect fatally shot by a police officer in Southwest Portland this week, died from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the state medical examiner's office.
And that owner, Michael Liu, is doing everything he can to force the Portland Solidarity Network to account for the demonstrations, even as the group says it will hold its largest to-date this afternoon.
Barbara Alexander-Brown, seen here in a 2005 Oregonian photo from when she was a medical student at OHSU, is suing her former employer, Multnomah County, on claims that county officials knowingly ignored billing issues that cost taxpayers millions.
Statistics compiled by the U.S. Senate Committee on Aging indicate that elder abuse can be found in one in three nursing homes nationwide.
Multnomah County's financial outlook for next fiscal year is better than it has been for several years, but county budget experts say the optimistic outlook could be fleeting.
Opponents of Metro's proposed Headquarters Hotel are appealing a Multnomah County Circuit Court ruling that invalidated their attempts to refer part of the financing plan to the ballot.
Del Monte Fresh Produce and its staffing company should pay a group of 338 workers almost $800,000 in damages to compensate for not paying them during the time they put on or took off workplace protective gear, the Oregon Court of Appeals ruled recently.
Before signing legislative bills on Tuesday afternoon authorizing strategic funding for community colleges and higher education, Gov. John Kitzhaber made clear his administration's commitment to bringing higher education opportunities to the widest pool of students possible.
A Multnomah County Grand Jury indicted Joshua Howard, 28, was indicted for murder, murder by abuse and criminal mistreatment on Thursday, police said.
The Oregonian is not naming the woman, who works as a care manager for the Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center, a county contractor, because she is the alleged victim of a sexual assault.
Jim Francesconi, left, is vying for the Multnomah County chair's seat against former District 1 Commissioner Deborah Kafoury.