OPB | May 26, 2015
Rep. Jennifer Williamson (D-Portland) is sponsoring a bill to require recordings, but prosecutors are opposed.
OPB | May 21, 2015
We talk to Polk County Sheriff Bob Wolfe about what the county's public safety levy — passed this week — will mean for his department and the community.
OPB | May 20, 2015
We talk to EarthFix reporters about poaching and other crimes against wildlife in the Northwest.
OPB | May 15, 2015
We travel to financially-troubled Josephine County — where sheriff's deputies patrol only 10 hours a day — to hear about life in a region with limited law enforcement.
OPB | May 06, 2015
How do school and law enforcement officials prepare for the worst without traumatizing students and staff?
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.
OPB | April 08, 2015
A group from Lewis & Clark Law School traveled to a new immigrant detention center for women and children in Texas to offer free legal services.
OPB | March 12, 2015
In this second installment of our new series "Represented," we'll examine bills to curb child sex trafficking in the state. We're in the The Dalles, the home of the bills' sponsor, Republican representative John Huffman.
OPB | March 03, 2015
TUESDAY: Lawmakers voted recently to dissolve Cover Oregon, but lawsuits over the state's failed health insurance exchange drag on.
OPB | Jan. 21, 2015
WEDNESDAY: As we look ahead to the Supreme Court case on same-sex marriage, we'll ask: how important is it to have sympathetic plaintiffs at the Supreme Court level?
OPB | Jan. 07, 2015
TUESDAY: A class-action lawsuit claims the Oregon Lottery leads video poker players to believe they'll have better odds if they let the machines choose cards for them.
OPB | Jan. 06, 2015
TUESDAY: ACLU of Oregon executive director Dave Fidanque will retire this year after more than three decades with the organization.
OPB | Jan. 05, 2015
MONDAY: In addition to recreational marijuana, 2015 brings changes to laws governing home sales, underage drinking, minimum wage, concealed handguns and more.
OPB | Dec. 15, 2014
MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will give us an update on some of the environmental stories they've been following.
OPB | Dec. 01, 2014
MONDAY: The "Driving While Black" app seeks to assist African-American drivers when they're pulled over.
OPB | Nov. 03, 2014
MONDAY: Twenty-nine-year-old Brittany Maynard ended her life Saturday. She was terminally ill and moved to Oregon to use the state's Death with Dignity Law.
OPB | Oct. 14, 2014
TUESDAY: The Oregon Supreme Court will hear arguments today on new legislation aimed at cutting costs to the state's public employee retirement system (PERS).
OPB | Oct. 08, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll learn about an inter-agency effort to prevent gang violence in Multnomah County: the Gang Impacted Family Team (GIFT) program.
OPB | Oct. 07, 2014
TUESDAY: Portland Police Chief Mike Reese will retire in early 2015.