Law & Justice


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New Approach to Homeless

The city of Portland is trying a new approach to helping the city’s homeless population by stressing compassion and crisis ...

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New Leader for Black Parent Initiative

Bahia Overton, a children’s advocate with deep experience in the field of social work and serving community-based organizations, is the ...

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Arrested for Northeast Portland Arson

Suspect tied to dozens of fires around Portland

Justice Disparities Persist

New study shows blacks 8.3 times more likely to be jailed

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Activist Pastor on Moral Crisis

Rev. William Barber II, an outspoken advocate for social justice and grassroots activism, was keynote for Meyer Memorial Trust Equity ...

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Public Airing on Police Contract

Goal is to educate the public about the collective bargaining process and to document people’s concerns about the new contract

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Online Sports Betting Debut

Players must be 21 to use Scoreboard and can set up the app on both IOS and Android devices.

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Political Message Draws Fire

A political “Blue Lives Matter” sticker on the window of a Portland police squad car has drawn the ire of ...

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Teens Charged in St. John’s Shooting

Ricky Malone Sr. was collecting cans when he was shot.

Disarmed with a Hug

Standout athlete wanted to give back to community

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New Youth Violence Prevention Leader

New director brings message of hope

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University of Portland student still missing

It’s been more than a week since anyone last saw University of Portland freshman Owen Klinger, 18, despite massive search ...

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Campus Police to Keep Guns

Recently released report allows campus police to carry guns but calls for better methods of response to critical situations.

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Hotel Suit Widens Claims

Hotel guest whose lawyers say he was ousted from the DoubleTree hotel at Lloyd Center for "calling his mother while ...

Push for Changes in Police Contract

Activists push for open process in negotiating new police union contract