The Portland Police Bureau released documents on Thursday outlining an investigation into an officer who was fired for loading the wrong ammunition in a shotgun used to subdue a suspect.
Police say a 16-year-old girl is behind a string of robberies at homes in Southwest Portland.
Tilly, a North American river otter at the Oregon Zoo, gave birth to another pup Nov. 8, her second this year. The new arrival weighed just shy of 5 ounces at birth and has nearly tripled that thanks to mom’s naturally high-fat milk.
Portland water officials say tests Wednesday show that water for about 570 homes is safe to drink, and that a water boil notice has been lifted.
Portland police detectives are asking for the public’s help finding a robbery suspect they’re calling “The Nerdy Bandit.”
A Lake Oswego woman involved in a hit-and-run that left a bicyclist seriously injured was sentenced Friday to 40 months in prison and three years probation, with credit for time served and good behavior.
Health officials have issued an alert after a person in Washington County was diagnosed with measles, which is high contagious.
A strong storm rolled through the Portland metro area on Thursday morning, knocking out power in several spots, including at Portland International Airport.
The Portland Bureau of Transportation on Saturday reopened West Burnside Street to help area businesses that were hurting during the closure.
The damage from a water main break under the street is more extensive than city crews originally estimated, meaning they’ll having to continue repairs into next week.
A landscape worker lost his life on Wednesday when he was electrocuted while cutting hedges.
A 100-year-old water main burst and sent water gushing into the area around Burnside and South Fourth Avenue near the Chinatown gate early Tuesday morning. It's not expected to be fixed until Wednesday afternoon.
Neka’s cubs have begun to explore the Oregon Zoo’s outdoor lion habitat, but only for short periods and not according to a set schedule, officials said.
Water bureau officials said the eastbound lanes of Burnside would be closed until at least Wednesday morning. Traffic in the westbound lanes was being guided by a flagger and was still down to just one lane as of Wednesday morning.
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