OPB | June 27, 2016
The Portland police chief retires, minimum wage goes up, and the editor of the Oregonian's opinion page goes East. Also, we catch up on the latest business news.
OPB | June 13, 2016
Portlanders discuss their reaction to the tragic shooting in Orlando over the weekend. We talk to a Russian woman who was a mail-order bride and to a researcher whose study found ways police could improve their health.
OPB | May 24, 2016
We discuss Portland Police Bureau's requirement that officers must be given at least 48 hours notice before being interviewed for an internal investigation into an incident that could lead to disciplinary action. Then we get an update on the status of the death penalty in Oregon, and later we travel to the Portland Japanese Garden's new bonsai exhibit.
OPB | Feb. 22, 2016
Progressive Christian leader Jim Wallis joined local pastors Eric Knox and T. Allen Bethel to discuss racism and white privilege with Think Out Loud host Dave Miller.
OPB | Jan. 14, 2016
We talk to Portland's police union president about a new survey that shows very low police morale, a University of Oregon researcher who made a surprising discovery about the history of evolution, and the Oregon Supreme Court's first Asian-Pacific American justice.
OPB | Jan. 07, 2016
We talk with female police officers about what it's like to work in largely male forces. We hear two more perspectives on the occupation in Harney County: Oregon Wild, and the Oregon Cattlemen's Association.
OPB | Jan. 05, 2016
We hear from one of the self-described militiamen occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. And we get an update on the new laws taking effect in the new year.
OPB | Dec. 07, 2015
Six months after the Portland Police Bureau added more officers to its gang team, the rate of gang violence in the city is at an unprecedented high.
OPB | Dec. 01, 2015
The Innocence Project Northwest says new evidence points to a different suspect than the one who was convicted of the crime in 2002.
OPB | Nov. 16, 2015
Wendell Pierce is best known for his role as Detective William "Bunk" Moreland on "The Wire." We spoke to him at Wordstock about his memoir "The Wind in the Reeds."
OPB | Nov. 04, 2015
Many police applicants are failing the physical standards and background checks needed to become an officer.
OPB | Oct. 23, 2015
We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Oct. 22, 2015
Wednesday's hearing suggests Portland police officers are using their fists, batons, Tasers and guns significantly less than they did five years ago.
OPB | July 07, 2015
In February, police shot and killed Antonio Zambrano-Montes, sparking an investigation into the officers' conduct. Today, we check in with local reporter Anna King about the state of the case.
OPB | July 01, 2015
Happy Valley has a zero-tolerance policy on use and possession of fireworks within city limits, and has created a "no-questions-asked" firework collection program.
OPB | July 01, 2015
Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1. We talk to people around the state about how things will change.
OPB | June 23, 2015
Kathleen Saadat has taken the place of Paul DeMuniz on the Compliance Officer/Community Liaison team which will oversee mandated reforms of the Portland Police Department.
OPB | June 05, 2015
Portland police say they're putting more resources toward responding to the recent increase in gun violence and gang-related activity.
OPB | May 21, 2015
We sit down with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales to talk about Uber, the Pembina propane terminal, how he wants to spend the city's $49 million budget surplus, and more.