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Three transportation projects in east Multnomah County financed by $12 million in new federal funding could help drive thousands of new jobs to the area, backers say.
Brice Pine tried to cover up the grisly remains of the killing of Marc Leverett, 41, who was gunned down outside Brice's garage in Southeast Portland on Tuesday evening.
PORTLAND -- Police responded to four separate suicide attempts Tuesday, including two confirmed fatalities, one person who suffered life-threatening injuries and a fourth who was missing in the Willamette River, a spokesman said.
Portland and Multnomah County governments were getting back to normal Wednesday morning while Portland Public Schools were opening two hours late because of heavy fog and icy roads.
Yes, Kristena LaMar, a senior Multnomah Circuit judge, presides over "the most technologically advanced courtroom I've ever seen."
December 9, 2013 - Governor John Kitzhaber announced his bid for reelection Monday morning at Earl Boyles Elementary School.
A sweeping crackdown on white supremacist gangs in eastern Multnomah County included more than 40 indictments for violent crimes and drug manufacturing.
Photographs of the members of white supremacist gangs are on display during a news conference in Portland, Ore.
Beaverton-based Day Comprehensive Project Management will manage the replacement of the aging Multnomah County Courthouse.
State Sen. Jackie Dingfelder and state Rep. Michael Dembrow, right, look at the route for a bike ride they helped lead in 2009.
Corbett Children's Theater is presenting 'The Treasure of Shiver River,' a play by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus, directed by Josiah Green.
Lakeitha Elliott was excited when Multnomah County Democrats elected her as its next party chair.
The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, perpetually in the hot seat for millions in overtime expenditures, overshot its budget last fiscal year by more than half a million dollars, a breach of Oregon law.
Portland police arrested a Vancouver man who allegedly abducted his 5-month-old son from Child Protective Services on Nov. 27. Kasey R. McKernan, 31, was found near Northeast Sandy Boulevard and Northeast 112th Avenue.
A six-month investigation, led by a special unit of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office , has targeted more than 40 suspected white supremacist gang members and others accused of drug and firearms trafficking in East County.
A multi-agency investigation has led to the arrests of high-level gang members accused in federal court of dealing drugs and firearms, according to the U.S. attorney's office.