The bill marks the second time Rep. Diego Hernandez, D-Portland, has sought to tamp down police involvement in fare enforcement.
A Multnomah County grand jury returned a "not true bill" Monday, declining to bring criminal charges against Portland Police Officer Justin Raphael for a Dec. 8, 2019 shooting.
A jury of 12 men and women has been seated in the trial of Jeremy Christian, the man charged with killing two men on board a Portland light rail train in May 2017.
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As Oregon's grid reaches its capacity to accept solar power in some parts of the state, rooftop solar customers are getting stuck with the bill for expensive upgrades.
Union leaders are proposing an anti-walkout ballot measure after Republicans twice left the Capitol last year to stop legislation they didn't like.
Senate President Peter Courtney elected not to bring the relatively new committee back for the 2020 session, as voters prepare to vote on campaign finance limits.
The agreement was approved in 2014 after the DOJ found the city’s police officers exhibited a pattern of using excessive force on people with mental illnesses. The settlement laid out in great detail the changes the bureau needed to make to its use of force procedures.
By Friday afternoon, the Bureau announced it would be reopening the westbound lane of West Burnside at Barnes. The eastbound lane of West Burnside between Barnes and Skyline will remain closed through Monday.
The Oregon Transportation Commission, seeking to bolster support for its controversial Interstate 5 widening project in Portland, on Thursday promised to do more to study numerous environmental and social concerns raised by local officials and critics.
An already chaotic season in Portland city politics ratcheted way up recently when former Mayor Sam Adams entered the fray.
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Tillamook County fell victim to a cyberattack early Wednesday, taking down its computers and phones. The attack also disabled the county government’s official website, at least through Thursday.
The University of Oregon is ranked No. 4, with a record of 15-2. Oregon State University is right on its heels at No. 7. The rivals are playing a double-header this weekend.