Jackson County Arrests 26 After Crime Ring Investigation

OPB | July 09, 2014 7:02 p.m.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s office says 26 people have been arrested after the investigation of a multi-state crime ring.

Hopefuls Flock To Portland Park For American Idol Auditions

OPB | July 09, 2014 4:01 p.m.

Fox's American Idol bus rolled into Portland Wednesday and started the auditioning process for a few hundred reality stars in the making. At the end of a very long and hot day, only a handful of hopeful American Idol contestants made it on to the next round.

Pot Store Opens Doors In Vancouver

OPB | July 09, 2014 12:07 p.m.

The first recreational marijuana store opened its doors in Vancouver this morning with a ceremonial ribbon cutting by the city's mayor.

Customers Line Up For Vancouver Marijuana

OPB | July 09, 2014 10:01 a.m.

Just across the Columbia River from Portland, a Vancouver recreational marijuana shop opens to long lines of customers today.

Top Stories: Red Flag Warning In Eastern Oregon, Lane County Tries To Block Eugene Sick Leave

OPB | July 09, 2014 7:13 a.m.

Headlines for Wednesday, July 9: A red flag warning is in effect for Eastern Oregon, Lane County is seeking to sidestep Eugene's mandatory sick leave ordinance and Portland has a new beach.

Portland Police: 5-Year-Old Injured In Gang-Related Shooting

AP | July 09, 2014 6:55 a.m.

A police spokesman says a 5-year-old boy was hit by gunfire Tuesday night in southeast Portland in what officers believe is a gang-related shooting.

Study: Multnomah County Gang Incidents Moving East

OPB | July 09, 2014 6:15 a.m.

In spite of recent reports of gang-related shootings in Portland, a new study suggests the problem was worse ten years ago.

Camas, Wash., Named A Top Town For Families

OPB | July 08, 2014 3:23 p.m.

Quaint and quiet Camas, Washington, is being recognized nationally as one of the best places for families.

Oregon Has Highest Percentage Of Older Inmates

OPB | July 08, 2014 1 p.m.

Oregon has the largest share of elderly inmates in the nation, according to a study released Tuesday by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

Washington Pot Retailers Slow To Open

OPB | July 08, 2014 12:50 p.m.

A handful of recreational marijuana shops opened their doors Tuesday in Washington, making it the second state in the nation to legalize pot.

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