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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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Jason Washington was shot by police in June carrying a gun that wasn’t his, according to records released by the Portland Police Bureau on Friday.
Oregon Supreme Court Justice Rives Kistler said he’ll retire from the state’s high court at the end of the year.
School will start Monday in Vancouver's Evergreen School District and Tuesday in Longview.
If ratified, school would start at Evergreen Schools on Monday and in Longview on Tuesday.
A Cowlitz County Superior Court judge has ordered Longview teachers back to work.
A case going before the Oregon Court of Appeals on Friday argues that the state's sentencing laws for juveniles violates the U.S. Constitution and a 2012 Supreme Court ruling.
Southwest Washington’s teachers are on strike, and almost half of Oregon’s sheriff’s despise one of the country’s oldest sanctuary laws.
Albert Mukete's release is notable because he appears to be among the first detainees at the federal prison in Sheridan granted parole by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Nearly half of the sheriffs in Oregon have signed onto a letter asking voters to repeal the state's 30-year-old sanctuary law this fall.
Prosecutors argued unsuccessfully that an elite FBI agent fired his weapon twice during a key turning point in the 2016 Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation. The acquittal leaves an open question as to who took those shots.
The man accused of murdering two men on board a TriMet MAX light rail train in May 2017 has been charged with assaulting an African-American inmate in a Multnomah County jail.
After less than a day of deliberation, a jury found FBI special agent Joseph Astarita not guilty of lying about a high-profile police shooting during the Malheur refuge occupation.
A fugitive on the run for more than a decade for his alleged role in a string of arsons along the West Coast as part of an environmental activist group was arrested trying to board a plane in Cuba.
Closing arguments took place Thursday in Portland in the trial of an FBI agent accused of lying an obstruction of justice.
An FBI agent charged with lying to investigators testified Wednesday that he never fired his gun at a 2016 traffic stop that left a Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation leader dead.
Many in Harney County suspect ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond would have come home sooner if not for the Bundys and their followers.
The trial of FBI special agent Joseph Astarita got underway in Portland on Wednesday, with prosecutors and the defense offering two very different versions of events.
A jury was seated Tuesday in Portland for the trial of an FBI agent accused of firing his gun during a key moment of the 2016 occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.
Federal prosecutors argue FBI agent W. Joseph Astarita fired two shots at LaVoy Finicum and then tried to cover them up.