City Attorney Truman Stone said Brian Casey was placed on leave last week while an independent consultant evaluated the police department.
School officials are letting people take school supplies and furniture left inside a closed Lake Oswego elementary school. Rather than donate the stuff to other schools, the city planned to throw the items out.
Officers arrested a suspected heroin dealer Thursday at a house in Downtown Portland.
Police say fireworks caused an explosion that blew out windows and ignited massive flames in a century-old building in northeast Oregon.
Someone found a rabid bat inside their house on Tuesday, Marion County Public Health officials said.
Officers roped off part of the Woodburn Walmart parking lot Friday after a store employee found what looked like a bomb inside a duffel bag, police officials said.
Investigators are looking for more information on who started the wildfire that burned over 100 acres of forest land in Clark and Cowlitz counties.
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber says he thinks caseworkers at the state's Department of Human Services are well trained despite some criticism that workers in the agency are overworked and inexperienced.
Can’t wait to start your weekend? Uber is bringing on-demand ice cream parties to offices around Portland, keeping you cool as you cruise through the rest of the work week.
A Bellingham man has been sentenced to three years in prison for stabbing two veterinary workers at two separate animal hospitals after his cat died.
A semi rig crash unleashed chaos on the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 early Friday, tying up traffic for miles, sparking a huge brush fire and triggering a massive emergency response.
A man is in the hospital after he was stabbed in the back early Friday morning behind the Michaels craft store in Gresham, police officials said.
Firefighters put out a fire at what looks like a large-scale marijuana grow operation in Southeast Portland early Friday morning.
A 13-year-old boy and his dog are being hailed as heroes, after sounding the alarm when their home caught on fire.
They found 76-year-old Ladrue V. Cramer dead at the scene.