Fire destroyed a home in rural Clackamas County early Saturday morning as firefighters had to truck water in to fight the blaze.
A man driving with a suspended license crossed the center line along Highway 101 near Warrenton and collided head-on with Volkswagen, killing the two men inside
Three suspicious containers wrapped in duct tape found underneath a bridge on southbound I-5 were found to have small dead animals inside.
A 600-ton crane collapsed at the Port of Portland Saturday morning, damaging a pier but not injuring anyone.
A powerful earthquake struck the steep hills of China’s southwestern Sichuan province Saturday, leaving at least 124 people dead and more than 2,600 injured.
Polk County, Ore., Sheriff Bob Wolfe says attrition means he’ll be able to meet a budget that calls for four fewer positions without having to discharge anyone.
Logan Storm, the one-time Beaverton math teacher who fled the country after being convicted on a child porn charge, was arraigned Friday in Portland on a new charge.
A former employee has filed a suit against Deschutes County District Attorney Patrick Flaherty, alleging she was wrongfully discharged and her free-speech rights were violated.
City and county officials in Southern Oregon plan a series of meetings and hearings next week on a proposal to put a tribal casino in Medford.
Oregon State Police have arrested a truck driver on a charge of stealing diesel fuel.
Police don’t typically reveal specific tactics they use to bring volatile manhunt situations under control, but they do make an effort — whenever possible — to take their time when trying to take someone into custody.
Most of the people who become terrorists are almost always men and are cowards, one Portland-area criminal psychologist said.
The capture of the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings set off celebrations in the city.
President Barack Obama says the capture of a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing closes what he calls “an important chapter in this tragedy.”
Surveillance video was released Friday of a woman seen using a cane to steal items from a woman’s purse at a southeast Portland restaurant on March 30.
The McCaskill family kept an eye on the events unfolding in Boston all day with an extra layer of concern – that this terrorist attack could spark some outbursts against Russian and Chechen communities.
A 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and accomplice dead..
Two older people were seriously hurt when the car they were in collided with a truck on OR-213 near Silverton just before 2 p.m. Friday.
Portland officials said locking the city down would be a challenge they’ve never face, but believe they could make it happen with the community’s help.
The father of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing described his fugitive son as a smart and accomplished “angel” in an anguished interview in which he claimed they were set up.