The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government and an apparent history of mental instability that included an attempt to hang himself a year ago, authorities said Sunday.
A mass of demonstrators chanting, "Black lives matter," converged in the Mall of America rotunda Saturday as part of a protest against police brutality that caused part of the mall to shut down on a busy day for holiday shopping.
A heavy rain system is expected to pour on the Cascade Range through the weekend, setting up the potential for flooding and landslides.
A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two police officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.
A landslide closed Highway 101 just north of Heceta Head Saturday after the slide “compromised” a retaining barrier, the Oregon Department of Transportation said.
With the heavy rain hitting the Pacific Northwest, law enforcement wants drivers to keep an eye out for high water on roadways.
Damian Lillard scored a career-high 43 points, including 16 after regulation, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the San Antonio Spurs their second straight defeat in triple overtime by rallying for a 129-119 victory Friday night.
Witnesses believe the woman behind the wheel mistook 'drive' for 'reverse' when she slammed into the wall on the fourth story of the building.
A fake bloody chainsaw. A grenade gag gift. A blade to skin an animal. They're all holiday presents that have held people up at airport security. During the busiest travel days before Christmas, the On Your Side Investigators reveal what will and won't get confiscated by TSA screeners at Portland International Airport.
The Army has finished its investigation into how and why Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl disappeared from his base in Afghanistan and leaders were briefing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel this afternoon, officials said Friday.
Two or three men tried to steal an ATM from a Walgreens in downtown Vancouver early Friday morning after crashing a stolen truck through the front door, police officials said.
A chaotic morning unfolded Friday in Tacoma as officers went to arrest a man described as a dangerous career criminal, with a fire breaking out at one location where he was sought and an armed standoff at another location before he was finally arrested.
The Obama administration on Friday formally accused the North Korean government of being responsible for the devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, providing the most detailed accounting to date of a hugely expensive break-in.
Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino.
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A 6-year-old boy whose mother and two other women were killed when a motorist slammed into a crowd outside a California church has also died from his injuries, authorities said early Friday.
An 81-year-old was found dead in a fire that destroyed a duplex early Wednesday morning, and police have charged the man’s son and with his death.
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Seattle police are searching for three Christmas crooks accused of stealing toys from a Walgreens and assaulting a worker when he tried to stop them.
Here comes the rain again.
And again. And again.
And again. And again.
Police are looking for two men who broke into a house near the Fairgrounds in Vancouver on Wednesday morning.
Jami Thomas said her husband woke up to the doorbell around 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning. "He saw someone out there, just kind of hunched over," she recalled. "He said it was a kid, soaking wet."
Each year more than 80 volunteer decorators cover every room, hallway, and staircase of the Portland Mansion with their artistic interpretation of the year's Christmas theme.