Multnomah County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Multnomah County, OR.

Results 1 - 20 of 2,896 in Multnomah County, OR

  1. Gun control: Judge throws out residents' lawsuit challenging Multnomah County ordinanceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | OregonLive.com

    Judge Kathleen Dailey, in background, speaks to attorneys Bruce McCain, left, and Jenny Madkour, right, during oral arguments over a lawsuit targeting Multnomah County's gun ordinance.

    Comment?

  2. Teen sentenced for carving swastika in ex-friend's foreheadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Daily News

    ... that he was "very sincerely sorry" for the brutal crimes. "It's hard to imagine how this crime occurred,'' Multnomah County Judge Jean Kerr Maurer said. "It's almost impossible to imagine this could happen between friends, but it did.'' Kalmbach, ...

    Comment?

  3. SE Portland pursuit ends when driver crashes into street signRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... Officers later found a handgun inside the vehicle. Timothy Ray Waters II, 23, was arrested and booked into Multnomah County Jail on multiple charges including felon in possession of a firearm, attempting to elude by vehicle and reckless driving.

    Comment?

  4. Gov. John Kitzhaber drenched in 'Ice Bucket Challenge,' the national ALS fundraiser that's made $41.8 millionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... Robertson , president of Oregon Health Sciences University; Bill Wyatt , head of the Port of Portland; and Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury , with a battle call of "Bring on the ice." A number of politicians have gotten into the act. President ...

    Comment?

  5. 17-Year-Old Gets 11 Years for Carving Swastika on TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KRON 4

    ... "very sincerely sorry." "It's almost impossible to imagine this could happen between friends, but it did," Multnomah County Judge Jean Kerr Maurer said when accepting Kalmbach's guilty pleas on kidnapping, robbery and assault charges. Police and ...

    Comment?

  6. Ice Bucket Challenge: Rep. Tobias Read challenges Gov. Kitzhaber and...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BlueOregon

    ... Read's challenge -- and challenged OHSU President Joe Robertson, Port of Portland director Bill Wyatt, and Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury.

    Comment?

  7. Multnomah County board approves up to $95 million bond issuance for Mirabella Portland retirement homeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners adjourned briefly from its usual meeting on Thursday, reconvening as the county Hospital Facilities Authority to approve a bond issuance of up to $95 million for a swanky private retirement home.

    Comment?

  8. Documents describe inmate-worker trysts in closetRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... at the jail, he said. More security improvements are expected after investigations now underway. The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and Oregon State Police are conducting criminal investigations. The sheriff's office will also conduct internal ...

    Comment?

  9. Multnomah County DA Rod Underhill and a Local Substance Abuse Hotline Are Also Against Legal WeedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

    ... the state's sheriffs and the lobbying association representing Oregon district attorneys.A spokesman for Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton told the Mercury he opposes the legalization measure, but we didn't hear back from Multnomah County DA Rod ...

    Comment?

  10. Portland News and Events for Aug. 21 Through SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Skanner

    Portland's African American Health Coalition held its annual Soul Stroll Health Walk 2014 Saturday, Aug. 16. More than 100 people turned out to Wilshire Park for the event which included encouraging words from Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith and African American Chamber of Commerce president Roy Jay.

    Comment?

  11. Judge sentences 16-year-old to 11 years in custody for torture attack in SE Portland shedRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... boy. Blue Kalmbach, 16, pleaded guilty Thursday to those charges and was sentenced to 11 years in custody. (Multnomah County) A Multnomah County judge Thursday sentenced 16-year-old Blue Christian James Kalmbach to spend 11 years in custody for the ...

    Comment?

  12. Mark & Dave: Today's special: Dr. Walmart in Aisle 2Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    ... found, he already was marked down 30 percent. The Sellwood Bridge could be yours, if the price is right. Multnomah County is required, by the federal government, to try and sell the old bridge. A few rules you need to know: You can't use it for ...

    Comment?

  13. Oregon jail worker arrested for sex with inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KOMO News

    ... of jail staff and inmates remains a very high priority. I am very thankful to investigators from the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and the Oregon State Police for their excellent work on this case." My name is Kurt Fischer. I am a long time ...

    Comment?

  14. Tiny houses for homeless people? Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | OregonLive.com

    ... Alpert said. "Let's figure it out." Alpert said the city plans to ask TriMet, Portland Public Schools and Multnomah County to share their surplus land inventories to provide options for suitable sites. Hales' office also has organized a task force ...

    Comment?

  15. Multnomah County START drug court graduates 100th participantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Oregonian

    ... morning, they appeared before Judge Jean Maurer beaming with pride about their success in the program. Multnomah County's START court (an acronym for S uccess Through Accountability, Restitution and Treatment) graduated its 100th participant ...

    Comment?

  16. Multnomah County's drive to help veterans get back on their feet: EditorialRead the original story

    Wednesday | OregonLive.com

    ... to face the challenges of reintegrating with the society whose freedoms they defended. The decision by Multnomah County this year to step up its efforts to assist veterans couldn't be more on-time. Troop withdrawal means a decline in federal funding ...

    Comment?

  17. Washington County sheriff on jail sex scandal: 'They didn't cross the line; they torched it'Read the original story

    Wednesday | The Courier Mailer

    ... Curry has worked for the sheriff's office since 2004; Robinson started with the agency last year. The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and Oregon State Police are conducting the criminal investigations. The sheriff's office will also conduct ...

    Comment?

  18. Here Come the CoppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Pordland Mercury

    ... Harcleroad says of the vote of the state's 36 elected district attorneys, "but it was overwhelming." (Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill didn't answer an email asking for his thoughts.) Meanwhile, every single Oregon sheriff backs No ...

    Comment?

  19. Jail Employee Arrested For Having Sex With...Read the original story

    Wednesday | KEX-AM Portland

    ... returned to work on July 30, 2014, Sheriff Pat Garrett immediately placed her on administrative leave. Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Detectives are completing a comprehensive independent criminal investigation into the allegations. An internal ...

    Comment?

  20. Happening this weekend: Pet-related events you can attendRead the original story

    Wednesday | OregonLive.com

    MCAS volunteer orientation: Learn about the various volunteer opportunities available at Multnomah County Animal Services, 7-8 p.m. at the shelter, 1700 W. Columbia River Highway, Troutdale.

    Comment?