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Conservation groups sue Oregon to help protect tiny seabird

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Conservation groups sued the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Commission on Thursday for failing to strengthen protections for the marbled murrelet, tiny seabirds that vent...

Defense: If FBI agent had fired, he wouldn't have missed

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — FBI special agent W. Joseph Astarita is one of the FBI's best shooters, and he knows when to shoot and when not to shoot, his defense attorney told jurors Wednesday. ...

8 detained, officers to reopen immigration office in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal law enforcement officers detained eight protesters Thursday while trying to reopen a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building in Portland, Oregon, that has been ...

SUV driver arraigned in crash that injured 3 pedestrians

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A driver suspected of intentionally ramming his SUV into three women on a Portland, Oregon, sidewalk told jailhouse officials he has been living in his car for the past year, reg...

Hit-and-run driver strikes pedestrians in downtown Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A hit-and-run driver struck three women walking on a sidewalk in downtown Portland, seriously injuring two of them, police said Friday. The crash happened short...

Wife of man killed by Portland police files federal lawsuit

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The wife of a man killed by police inside a Portland homeless shelter filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city and the officers who fired their weapons, asserting a "polic...

Iraqi man sentenced for illegally using US insignia

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Iraqi man living in Oregon who falsely claimed to be a U.S. intelligence official in a letter to the prime minister of Iraq was sentenced Tuesday to two years on probation. ...

Groups question police shooting at Oregon homeless shelter

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Groups and family members are raising questions about whether officers resorted to deadly force too quickly when they shot and killed a man inside a Portland, Oregon, homeless sh...

American admits misusing UK passport with dead baby's name

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An American man pleaded guilty Wednesday to misusing a British passport obtained using the name of a baby who died over 50 years ago. Timothy Matthews, 54, face...

Prosecutor says attack on Afghan man was driven by bias

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon prosecutor says bias motivated a man to deliberately ram his car into an Afghan man who had served as a U.S. military interpreter, severely injuring him. The FBI said T...

Fraud convict who had son shoot him gets more prison time

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon developer serving a 10-year prison term in a mortgage-fraud scheme was sentenced Wednesday to nearly four more years because he ordered his teenage son to shoot him in ...

Climber falls, 7 stranded on Oregon's Mount Hood

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Rescuers scrambled to Oregon's tallest peak Tuesday after a climber fell several hundred feet and seven others were stranded, authorities said. Russell Gubele o...

Suspect in Oregon deputy's 2007 death arrested in Mexico

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Mexican man who was charged in a crash that killed an Oregon sheriff's deputy in 2007 and then mistakenly released 10 months ago has been arrested again, authorities said. ...

Oregon boy charged in killings of foster mother, 2 others

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy shot and killed his foster mother and two siblings at a home in southwest Oregon, authorities said Wednesday. The boy surrendered to deputies ...

Man admits stealing wedding ring from dead stabbing victim

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A homeless man has admitted that he stole a wedding ring off the finger of a man who was stabbed to death in May on a Portland light-rail train. Authorities say the suspect in th...