local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 8, 2017 noon
Fires, earthquakes and hurricanes ... we hear about a different potential disaster: Portland's old levee system. Also, we learn about a group that helps people get rid of tattoos, and we get analysis from our news roundtable.
local | News | TransportationOPB | July 26, 2017 2:39 p.m. | Portland
A new report from TriMet says more than 1,200 crimes were reported out of nearly 99 million rides during 2016.
A local doctor used a 3-D printer to make a prosthetic hand for a 6 year old. Also, a fire shuts down one of the main homeless service centers near the Springwater trail. And we learn about an undercover investigation into plant trafficking.
Nation | NW Life | News | Think Out LoudOPB | July 7, 2017 noon
Our news roundtable discusses the week's big news, Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly talks about fighting hate crimes, and the Montavilla Neighborhood Association shares its approach to homelessness.
Nation | News | Think Out LoudOPB | June 8, 2017 noon
Should mug shots be made available to the public? The legislature has released a funding plan for transportation infrastructure — how will it work? And the Oregon Jewish Museum gets a new location.
Participants urged each other not to let the killings – and the hate that apparently motivated them – drive Oregonians apart.
Former Klamath Sheriff Frank Skrah's attorney claims criminal allegations against her client stemmed from a beef between Skrah and the president of the Klamath County Peace Officer’s Association.
Law enforcement, educators and lawmakers are lining up behind a plan to give the Oregon State Police crime lab in Pendleton a new home on old grounds.
The 36-year-old son of the Springfield mayor has been arrested after police said he slashed tires on 27 vehicles from Thursday night into early Friday morning.
Secretary of State Dennis Richardson joins us to explain a letter he wrote to the President Oregon's voter system. One of the leaders of Portland's Right 2 Dream, Too homeless camp has left the organization. Also, a futurist looks at possible cyber threats.
Death penalty investigator Rene Denfeld says uncovering the "why" behind brutal murders is heartbreaking for many reasons — not the least of which is that most of her cases were preventable.
Politics | local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Jan. 9, 2017 noon
Mary Elledge's son Rob was murdered 30 years ago. She doesn't believe in executing every person who is convicted of murder — but she says the death penalty can provide vital leverage for prosecutors trying to solve a case.
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.
Nation | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Oct. 14, 2016 noon
We discuss some of the biggest stories of the week. Then, we hear about overcrowding at Oregon's only women's prison, and we hear about how depression affects the mortality rate of lung cancer patients.
Defense attorneys told the Judge Anna Brown the government hadn’t been honest with her or the defense about how it handled Facebook evidence.
The headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge could remain closed for the rest of the year. It’s been closed since the armed occupation in January.
Ryan Bundy is asking a judge to get rid of his standby counsel and dismiss the government's case against him.
Nation | local | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 5, 2016 12:06 p.m.
We listen back to our documentary of the nearly six-week Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation in this hour-long Think Out Loud special.
OPB speaks with a Portland-based defense attorney, who explains how they go about trying to build a case for defendants when there is a mountain of documented evidence against them.