People are advised to avoid contact with the water near Portland’s Morrison, Burnside, Fremont and Hawthorne bridges through Friday — after more than 2,400 gallons of sewage overflowed from a public toilet and heavy rain taxed outfall pipes.
The Independent Police Review is releasing its annual report on the Portland Police Bureau. The report lists 413 community complaints about police conduct.
Hillsboro Police Sgt. Bruce Kelley, a TriMet transit police supervisor, admitted spreading the syrup this past August to deal with continuing issues at the busy Willow Creek platform in Hillsboro.
A Beaverton police officer appeared in court Thursday to face charges he raped a child, another in a series of legal run-ins for the man.
Prosecutors have charged Rafel Ramos-Trejo, 27, with two counts of first-degree child neglect because he is accused of having his two kids, ages 1 and 3, in the vehicle during the suspected drug deals.
In one of their most dramatic choices in a century, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted into the nation’s leading youth organization.
Gabriel Kearns left his house in North Portland’s Irvington neighborhood without saying a word to his family, police said in a release.
The city of Portland had more rain in the past two days than in the entire month of February – and the record cold temperatures may continue Thursday.
A father and his 11-year-old son were critically injured in a townhouse fire in the Aloha neighborhood of Cooper Mountain Thursday morning.
As of Monday morning the dog was at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington. It was being held under a 10-day quarantine to undergo observation for rabies and aggressive tendencies.