U.S. District Judge Michael McShane said Oregon needed to relax its signature qualifications for the proposed ballot measure because the pandemic made it so hard to gather signatures.
During a military briefing Friday, President Trump indicated he sent federal law enforcement officers to Portland to quell the nightly protests over police violence, and claimed Portland police were incapable of managing the protests themselves.
A pair of Vancouver police officers illegally searched a 27-year-old Black man’s home last year and arrested him for breaking a television in his home, according to a new federal lawsuit against the city.
Police have released few details about a fatal shooting Thursday evening, but others have taken to social media to identify the victim as Dominique Dunn, a Black man and target of a racist attack.
The reopening of a Burgerville in Northeast Portland is on pause over working conditions related to the novel coronavirus.
Protesters who have clashed with authorities in Portland, Oregon, are not just facing off with local police. They are also coming up against federal officers whose presence in the city reflects a new priority for the Department of Homeland Security: preventing what President Donald Trump calls “violent mayhem.”
The OLCC said its inspectors visited 800 businesses across the state over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Jo Ann Hardesty has been pushing for major changes to the way policing and the criminal justice system work in Portland for decades — and has achieved a lot in the last few weeks.
While the clash over reducing the influence of the city's network of neighborhood associations is on hold, a new fight over funding one specific neighborhood coalition is breaking into public view.
A rise in coronavirus cases in Clark County is not only leading to dire health predictions in the next month, but is also overwhelming staff, public health officials said Wednesday.