Between 2010 and 2013, more than 200 pedestrians each year have been hit by drivers in Portland. Jennifer Skipper Diaz was a victim of a hit-and-run on Jan. 18.
Since 1991, American Medical Response — better known as AMR — has contracted with Clackamas County to provide emergency services. But now they’re threatening to sue the county after their contract proposal was rejected.
The mother of a 4-year-old boy who was severely beaten was arraigned Monday for criminal mistreatment and reckless endangerment.
Packy, the franchise elephant at the Oregon Zoo, has a case of tuberculosis and is undergoing treatment. Now, some zoo staff members also have latent TB — but experts said the chance of the public contracting the disease at the zoo is “essentially zero.”
A bus driver admitted he stole gravestones from an Oregon pioneer cemetery in Wasco County in late 2013 and was placed on two years probation.
A skateboarder was injured after he slammed into a truck in Washington County early Monday morning in what police said was his fault.
Three or four people suffered minor injuries when a car ran a red light and collided with a TriMet bus in Northeast Portland.
The Washington state initiative would require universal background checks on all firearm sales.
The victim is expected to survive.
Plans call for widening part of Interstate 5, replacing the bridge and extending Portland’s light-rail to Vancouver.
“Zac Taylor,” a computer repairman, was actually Daniel Chafe, a fugitive wanted on sex abuse charges for more than 15 years.
Charles Hindeburg was working a gold claim north of Grants Pass when he fell off a ledge.
Mark “Meezilini” Miles Jr. is accused of taking Ivy Harris to Hawaii, where she disappeared and was found murdered four days later.
As police were searching the neighborhood, the suspect flagged down officers claiming he himself had been robbed.
The victim was likely drunk and speeding, deputies say.
Police have arrested his mother and girlfriend on witness tampering charges, but have not yet taken him into custody.
A man came to the rescue of his neighbor and knocked down the suspect, who was carrying a 10-inch kitchen knife.
It has a street value of $1.5 million.
The victim had sought more than $5 million. The suspect, Ed Dyer, admitted to abusing as many as 15 Scouts.
Firefighters have stopped the spread of the two fires burning about five miles southeast of Cannon Beach.