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Pacific Power makes its case in ongoing lawsuit over Labor Day 2020 wildfires

The power company is calling its witnesses in the landmark case, arguing that unpredictable weather — not electrical lines — is to blame for the...

A Portland man died waiting for an ambulance that didn't arrive for 32 minutes: 'Give people a fighting chance'

Portland police are still investigating a hit-and-run that killed a man on April 28. The man died on the street as firefighters waited for an...

10 Oregon senators now ineligible for re-election as GOP-led walkouts continue

Republicans are protesting bills on reproductive healthcare and gun regulation, while Democrats say the minority should not overrule the will of the majority. SALEM,...

A rented supercar, a late-night crash, and a new twist on street racing in Portland

A Portland man rented out his Mercedes-AMG GT S on Turo, a car-sharing app. The renter's 21-year-old son crashed the car in an area known...

Fourth Republican senator hits 10-day limit as Oregon walkout continues

A fourth Oregon state senator has now reached the 10-day limit for unexcused absences as part of ongoing senate protests, threatening their reelection campaign. ...

'Violating the constitution': Oregon's GOP-led Senate walkout reaches 10th day, 3 senators now ineligible for reelection

With continued walkouts, Oregon senators are now reaching the unexcused absence threshold that would disqualify them from reelection, barring a successful challenge. SALEM, Ore....

Oregon man who lost home during 2020 wildfires testifies in Pacific Power lawsuit: 'Everything was gone'

One by one, plaintiffs in the lawsuit and other witnesses are sharing their stories from the destructive Labor Day wildfires that burned across Oregon in...

'We could fix this': Multnomah County's 2-paramedic requirement and the clash over 911 solutions

Multnomah County and EMS provider AMR disagree over how to solve the county's lagging 911 response times. Are speed and medical care at odds? What's...

'It was preventable': Landmark case on liability for 2020 Oregon wildfires begins with opening arguments

A group of 17 plaintiffs is seeking $1.6 billion in a class action lawsuit against Pacific Power, arguing the utility company is responsible for devastating...

Portland police would need to wait to watch body cam footage in deadly force incidents under new deal

The city and union had been stuck on whether officers could review incident footage before writing reports. Portland is the largest U.S. city without body...

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