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Conrad Wilson is a reporter and producer covering criminal justice and legal affairs for OPB.
Prior to coming to OPB, he was a reporter at Minnesota Public Radio. Before that he ran the news department at an NPR affiliate in Colorado. His work has aired on "Marketplace" and NPR's "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered." He has also written for Mashable, The Oregonian, Business Week, City Pages and The Christian Science Monitor.
Conrad earned a degree in international political economics and journalism from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
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Typically sleepy, this year's contest attracted huge donations from deep-pocketed Oregonians and national money alike.
Former lawmaker Val Hoyle cruised to victory in the heated race for Oregon labor commissioner on Tuesday.
Grand jury transcripts stemming from the officer-involved shooting at a Portland homeless shelter last month will take longer to become public than past incidents, because of a new state law.
In a statement, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill said a grand jury heard testimony for four days, but did not return charges against the officers.
During the confirmation hearing, Ryan Bounds apologized for controversial writings he made in college about sexual assaults, multiculturalism and the LGBTQ community.
Despite objections from Oregon's two U.S. Senators, a conservative federal prosecutor nominated by President Donald Trump to fill a vacancy on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will get his confirmation hearing this week.
Can Lake Oswego restrict access to Oswego Lake? The Oregon Supreme Court will decide.
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Lake Oswego limits access to Oswego Lake to city residents only. But a case before the Oregon Supreme Court Friday seeks to challenge the city's park rules.
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Court documents show Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc. routinely discharged industrial wastewater with very high and low pH levels into the Kellogg Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Linda Campbell, the Oregon veteran who fought for and became the first to secure the right to be buried next to her same-sex spouse was laid to rest Monday.
The transcripts are significant because they form the basis for the government's case against FBI special agent W. Joseph Astarita.
U.S. District Court Judge Michael Simon heard Thursday morning from frustrated and angry members of the public over how the Portland Police Bureau interacts with city residents.
Lester Smith must pay $865,000, including $50,000 for the state's investigative costs.
The Washington man accused of deliberately driving his vehicle into an Afghan man on the Oregon Coast in March has a history of assaults and road rage, according to court records.
An inmate who died at the Jefferson County Jail last spring bled to death after his ulcer erupted, leading to three deputies being charged with criminally negligent homicide.
The new documents are only a portion of what the grand jury heard. But the transcripts give insight into the testimony and evidence the jury assessed before they indicted FBI special agent W. Joseph Astarita.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that three Hillsboro police officers didn't violate any clear established constitutional rights of a man they arrested in 2014 for a crime he didn't commit.
Security footage from inside the homeless shelter where a man was fatally shot by Portland police over the weekend could reveal more details of what happened moments before the man’s death.
The corrections officers — Deputy Michael Durkan, Deputy Cory Skidgel and Cpl. Tony Hansen — were charged with criminally negligent homicide, a felony.