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On Friday, April 18, at about 11:13 p.m., 48-year-old Tammy Helton was driving a 1986 Toyota pickup on Oregon 22 near the town of Gates when she lost control and the truck rolled off the highway.
When they read a study that suggested inmates who were visited by their families while in prison were significantly less likely to return to prison, officials in the Oregon Department of Corrections crunched their numbers and found about 60 percent of the state's inmates never received a visitor.
Oregon State Police arrested an Edmonds, Wash., woman on a drunken driving charge not long after getting a report that she may have been stuck in a mudslide.
Rep. Steve Israel criticized GOP members who opposed a bipartisan immigration bill during a CNN "State of the Union" appearance.
Reps. Vic Gilliam , R-Silverton, and Jim Thompson , R-Dallas, face two of the toughest primaries from challengers on the right.
Two teenagers, including a member of the Roosevelt High School football team, are accused of trying to steal marijuana from someone near the school.
Two major figures in history are coming to the north Oregon coast in two very different ways.
A charcoal drawing by Beaverton Sunset High student Supriya Kapur will be on display in the U.S. Capitol after a panel of artists selected her work for the 2014 Congressional Art Competition for Oregon's 1st District.
Portland – In honor of Oregon Wine Month, the Oregon Wine Board, Travel Oregon and Alaska Airlines have partnered to bring back the Oregon Wines Fly Free program.
PORTLAND, Ore. Police arrested a registered sex offender who they said sexually assaulted a woman on Portland's Steel Bridge last month.
Rainwater enthusiasts, planet people, an earth-like planet and the environmental justice movement in America are on tap for Friday's weather and science aggregation.
Oregon's sheriffs have voted overwhelmingly to oppose a ballot measure that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain drivers cards - and by extension car insurance.
Monica Wehby, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Oregon, has spent months positioning herself as the moderate, establishment candidate in the crowded GOP primary to challenge Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley.
A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several recent federal court decisions to scrutinize the practice of keeping people in jail after they're eligible for release so that they can be ... (more)
Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts is shown in this Dec. 12, 2012, file photo taken in Portland, Ore.
Wind turbines are one of the fastest-growing clean energy sources, and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is nurturing a new generation of young engineers to explore the science behind them.