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Lewis & Clark Looks Into Alleged Hate Crime On Campus

OPB | Nov. 23, 2015

A black student reported he was attacked by three men early Saturday morning.

Prisoners' Family Members Share Their Stories

OPB | Oct. 15, 2015

A group of Oregonians are sharing their stories of what it's like to have a family member behind bars.

Should All Grand Jury Proceedings Be Recorded?

OPB | May 26, 2015

Rep. Jennifer Williamson (D-Portland) is sponsoring a bill to require recordings, but prosecutors are opposed.

Will Oregon Increase The Statute Of Limitations For Rape Cases?

OPB | April 13, 2015

Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that could increase the statute of limitations for rape cases from six to 20 years.

The Backstory On The Bosnian War Criminal Arrested In Beaverton

OPB | July 29, 2014

TUESDAY: The first woman convicted of Bosnian war crimes was arrested in Beaverton in 2011.

Taking Stock Of Gang Activity In Multnomah County

OPB | July 10, 2014

THURSDAY: The Multnomah County Comprehensive Gang Assessment compiles data and anecdotal information about gang activity and prevention efforts.

Going To College Inside Prison

OPB | June 12, 2014

THURSDAY: During finals week, we go inside the Oregon State Penitentiary to find out about the College Inside program.

What We Know So Far About The Reynolds High Shooting

OPB | June 11, 2014

WEDNESDAY: A gunman opened fire at Reynolds High School on Tuesday morning. Fourteen-year-old Emilio Hoffman was killed.

Update On The Shooting At Seattle Pacific University

OPB | June 06, 2014

FRIDAY: A gunman opened fire at Seattle Pacific University on Thursday. We'll hear how the campus is responding.

New Report On Human Trafficking And Native Peoples

OPB | April 02, 2014

WEDNESDAY: A new report from Willamette Law School's International Human Rights Clinic details the little-documented problem of human trafficking involving Native Americans.

Examining The Historical Context For Ukrainian Unrest

OPB | March 13, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll talk with author and Portland State University associate professor Natan Meir about the history of the former Soviet republic.

Katherine Ann Power's Path To Peace

OPB | Nov. 01, 2013

FRIDAY: Katherine Ann Power was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list for 14 years. She made a new life for herself in Lebanon, OR before deciding to turn herself in.

Prescription Drug Abuse In Southern Oregon

OPB | Oct. 03, 2013

Prescription drug abuse is on the rise in Jackson County, and health care professionals are trying to figure out how to stop it.

Reporter Reveals Oregon Ties to Mexican Drug Cartels

OPB | June 24, 2013

For more than a year, senior investigative reporter for The Oregonian, Les Zaitz, followed the impact of Mexican drug cartels in Oregon.

Citizens Take On Crime Prevention

OPB | June 03, 2013

Citizens in Josephine County have started a Facebook page to monitor and catch criminals.

Albany Student Accused In High School Bomb Plot

OPB | May 28, 2013

A 17-year-old high school student arrested last week in Albany is due in court Tuesday afternoon.

Salem Update

OPB | April 03, 2013

Our Capitol reporter Chris Lehman fills us in on some interesting bills working their way through the legislature at the moment.

Legislation Could Help Vets Convicted Of Crimes

OPB | March 28, 2013

Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill aimed at helping military veterans who have been convicted of a crime.

Crime Rates Increasing In Medford

OPB | March 26, 2013

Crime is on the rise in Medford, Oregon. Some say increases in drug use and drug trafficking are the biggest causes.

Checking In With Charlie Hales

OPB | March 26, 2013

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has been in office almost 90 days. How is he doing so far?