Law & Justice


Wrongful Arrest

Fesser this month won $600,000 in a civil suit against West Linn police, claiming he was targeted for arrest as ...

Esteemed Author Speaks Out on Inmate Justice

Imarisha blames the “war on drugs,” profitable prison building booms of the 1980s and 90s, and mandatory sentencing laws for ...

New Chief Fronts Hiring Video

Resch: If you or someone you know cares about the community and wants a job that makes a difference, now ...

Painful Racist Impacts

The painful impacts of white supremacy in Oregon is getting a statewide focus just in time for Black History Month

Navigating Conflicts with Dance

Been Ready brings together five personal experiences navigating conflicts that are inherently imbued with layers of race, gender and bias.

Tri-Met Equity Day Honors Rosa Parks

Next year fares will be free on Feb. 4, Parks' birthday

Recruiting for Diane Wade House Board

Multnomah County is seeking community members for the Diane Wade House Community Advisory Board. The Diane Wade House is a ...

Accomplice Charged in Fabricator’s Death

For many years, Gora ran Gora’s Welding and Fabrication at the corner of Skidmore and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, ...

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Max Murders Trial Begins

Jeremy Christian faces two counts of first-degree murder, one count of attempted first-degree murder, two counts of assault, three counts ...

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Film Screens with Call to Action

The community is invited to see the injustice and consider the solutions behind a new trend making African American girls ...

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Annual MLK Protest Fills Street

Marching to advance civil rights and fight racism, gun violence and discrimination

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Music Video Leads to Firearm Charges

Glorifying firearms in video leads to arrests

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Death Penalty Drama Hits Movie Theaters

A dedicated prison warden has her faith in the justice system strained in “Clemency,” a new film now showing in ...

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Settlement in Jason Washington Shooting Death

Portland State University settles with family of Jason Washington, a black father, U.S. postal worker and Navy veteran from Portland ...

Chief Outlaw Leaving; Deputy Promoted

Outlaw to head Philadelphia police department.