An American missionary who was abducted by armed men in southern Nigeria has been released, according to a spokesperson for the Free Methodist Church.
Firefighters used a rope-rescue crew in the incident. They put her on a stretcher with injuries to her hip and her ankle.
Trash is becoming a treasure trove for scam artists in Bellingham, and police are getting the word out to the public about how discarded store receipts are driving a new crime trend.
The girl was conscious and alert when fire crews arrived. She was taken to the hospital as a precaution.
Clackamas County rescue crews found a man inside of a car that drove off a boat ramp and into the Willamette River in Oak Grove.
Archaeologists have uncovered a stone tool at an ancient rock shelter in the high desert of eastern Oregon that could turn out to be older than any known site of human occupation in western North America.
A fire broke out at a power substation near Highway 26 in Hillsboro Friday afternoon, sending a black plume of smoke high into the Hillsboro skyline.
Country star Garth Brooks will be stopping in the Rose City in April, making for his first Oregon appearances in 18 years.
The small Columbia River Gorge town of North Bonneville, Washington, is embarking on a new enterprise — a city-owned marijuana shop.
One Camas teen is calling out the hit-and-run driver that injured himself and his girlfriend, telling the driver to 'turn himself in'.
Three women who say they were sexually abused by a sixth-grade teacher 45 years ago have sued the Three Rivers School District, which employed him at the time.
One person died early Friday morning in a three-vehicle crash that closed Highway 26 east of Sandy.
“Help for the Homeless” at Lincoln High School has served countless meals, held blanket and clothing drives, holiday collections - all to help those without a roof over their head.
Dr. Clifford Nelson ruled the case a "sudden unexplained infant death,” but he told KATU Jillian likely died in her sleep before the temperature inside the car rose to a point that could have killed her.
Danae Turpin isn't quite as steady on her feet as she used to be, but she has a good excuse for her new balance problems.
Controversial Senate Bill 324 is now headed to the desk of Oregon Gov. Kate Brown for her signature. But what is even more controversial is just what this proposed law could do to gas prices.
The Multnomah County Commissioners voted Thursday to outlaw the sale of e-cigarettes to minors and ban their use in the workplace.
Washington State Patrol is looking for someone who it says fled the scene of a crash on foot Wednesday.
The Oregon Senate has voted to send Gov. Kate Brown a bill automatically registering voters by using state driver's license records.
At about 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, a deputy was called to an area along Highway 213 on a report that a horse may have been hit by a car. The deputy reported that he saw a “very old” horse that “couldn’t stand” even though it was trying to do so.
A driver died in a rollover car crash Thursday after crashing into two other vehicles that were stopped at a stop light on Murray Boulevard, Beaverton Police said.
Authorities in Linn County say an Albany man is accused of kidnapping, raping and trying to kill his own wife after he kept against her will for about a week.
An Oregon school district is reviewing its tardiness punishments after a picture posted on Facebook of a 6-year-old sitting behind a cardboard screen in the lunchroom generated widespread outrage.
A man shot and killed a cougar Tuesday night that had been attacking sheep on his farm.
The tale of Eclipse the dog that rides a Seattle Metro bus by herself is now the subject of a children's book.
Deputies said they captured a man with a handgun after reports came in that a man was carrying a gun in east Beaverton on Thursday, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
Did You Know? The Moon is currently in a Waxing Gibbous phase (when more than 50% is illuminated but not yet a Full Moon). Here's some of the great photos you shared of the moon as seen from your neighborhood.
A grandfather helped his 10-year-old granddaughter escape a burning home and handed her a 1-year-old grandchild with severe burns before succumbing to the heat and the smoke early Wednesday morning, the Curry County Sheriff's Office said.
She arrived at Portland International Airport at about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, hand in hand with her mother, Bernadette Kero, who had been instrumental in getting her daughter back onto U.S. soil.
One person was killed and 47 patients were taken to the hospital after a crash Thursday morning involving a school bus, a large box truck and a passenger car on rural Highway 97 in Douglas County, officials said.
It was designed by Vancouver, Washington father Kevin King after his two children, Halley and Parker, said they wanted to design and build a robot.
This decision to investigate comes after the pony's owners shared a report from the Oregon State University Veterinary Lab indicating the animal was not seriously hurt when the deputy decided to put the pony down.
Major League Soccer and its players' union agreed in principle to a five-year labor contract, averting a possible strike ahead of Friday's season opener.
An 18-year-old is accused of robbing a Tualatin gas station at knifepoint Sunday night, and police are asking for your help finding the wanted teenager.
Portland Public Schools spokeswoman Christine Miles said Wednesday the teachers have not been cleared but have now been allowed to teach. The investigation is still ongoing.
The bill passed Wednesday by the narrowest of margins after five hours of debate. The 31-29 vote sends the bill to Democratic Gov. Kate Brown, who has spoken favorably of it.
Police responded to the report of a shooting around 2:40 p.m. at North Willis Boulevard and Newman Avenue.
The Supreme Court heard arguments in the case Wednesday. The lawsuit seeks to limit financial assistance to people who live in states that created their own health insurance marketplaces.
The 'comfort station coordinator' will be responsible for finding easily-accessible bathrooms for roughly 2,600 bus drivers throughout the county.
An autopsy showed that a Longview woman whose body was found by her roommate was killed by blows to the head.
Some people in East Portland are looking to break off from the rest of the city, saying they are forced to live with differing levels of service than the downtown areas.
Court documents will be released Wednesday revealing details about the case of a father who police said left his 6-month-old daughter in the car for six hours.
Police busted an 18-year-old for trying to sell stolen bikes on Portland Craigslist, only to learn he was the suspect in a stolen goat investigation.
The general manager of a local historic theater is making a last ditch effort to restore it and keep it running. He's trying to raise funds to buy the Bob White Theater on SE Foster Road.
A Willamette Valley woman has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for dousing her husband with gasoline and setting him afire.
People living in the Brighton Beach community are on edge after a hillside that's already triggered one mudslide appears to be moving again.