East Multnomah County will get a large, new, flagship library to rival the big downtown Portland Central Library if the recommendations in a recently-completed comprehensive strategic study come to pass.
The Multnomah County District Attorney will not press charges against a homeless Portland woman who gave birth to a baby on the streets during a winter storm.
Multnomah County could soon ask to have courthouses fall under an immigration designation known as a “sensitive locations,” similar to schools, hospitals and places of worship.
An audit of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office could not conclude whether county jails disproportionately use force against black inmates, according to its author.
Multnomah County and the City of Portland have announced the opening of a temporary winter homeless shelter in downtown Portland. The shelter is expected to open around Thanksgiving.
Multnomah County voters have two more important choices this fall: whether to appoint or elect future sheriffs and whether to limit campaign contributions for county races.
Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury has opened an administrative investigation into possible workplace violations by Sheriff Dan Staton.
Multnomah County Chairwoman Deborah Kafoury says she's disappointed in the depth of the Department of Justice investigation into Sheriff Dan Staton.
State prosecutors say they've found no evidence that Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton broke the law.
local | News | CommunitiesOPB | April 27, 2016 2:29 p.m.
Efforts by Portland and Multnomah County leaders to provide more emergency shelter beds for homeless men and women led to a new trend: shelters in residential neighborhoods.
A $2 million national grant will pay to ship a total of 2,800 kits from Multnomah, Marion and Lane counties to Utah for testing.
Multnomah County has the most excessive drinkers in Oregon, according to a study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
A growing number of libraries are letting patrons use their library cards to check out creative tools like 3-D printers, including the Multnomah County and Eugene public libraries.
The Oregon Department of Justice is investigating Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton to examine multiple allegations of wrongdoing.
A top deputy has filed a notice of her intent to sue Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton, alleging sexual harassment.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales announced several new programs Thursday targeting the city's homeless population.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | Jan. 9, 2015 7:16 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Friday, Jan. 9: The Sellwood Bridge project's general contractor is suing Multnomah County over unpaid bills, Northwest timber company Weyerhaeuser will lay off Longview workers, lawmakers are expected to work on a package of transportation projects, and more.