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People with mental illness in jail face long waits for treatment in Oregon

With the Oregon State Hospital at capacity, Oregon lacks mental healthcare options for people who can't assist with their own trials, leading to heartbreaking cases...

Hundreds of Portland parks, wastewater, transportation workers to strike next week

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler issued an emergency declaration which allows the city to hire replacement workers with emergency funds as the sides negotiate over pay....

Portland does about-face on 'ShotSpotter' gunshot detection pilot, will allow competitors to bid

Portland now plans to select two gunshot detection companies to present and answer public questions before sending a detailed proposal to city council for approval....

Payroll issue leaves Fred Meyer, QFC employees struggling to make ends meet

A new payroll processing platform implemented across Kroger grocery stores has caused some workers to go unpaid or receive late or incomplete payments. PORTLAND,...

Winter storm damage leads to spike in insurance claims across Oregon

From checking policies to researching contractors and requesting written estimates, Oregonians are dealing with the fallout of a damaging winter storm. PORTLAND, Ore. —...

Portland Mayor asks Kotek, Oregon legislature to help address city's crises during upcoming session

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler shared his list of legislative priorities with Governor-elect Tina Kotek on Tuesday, asking the state to help manage the city's crises....

A racial slur was painted on the front of a West Linn home. Neighbors say it was the woman who lives there

Neighbors said the racial slur feels targeted toward the Black family that lives next door. Police said the incident has the "hallmarks of a bias...

Flight cancellations frustrate travelers, cause multi-day delays in return trips

Winter storms, a busy holiday travel period and reduced airline staffing have all contributed to flight cancellations that persist past the holiday weekend. PORTLAND,...

Car thefts top list of dismissed cases due to public defender shortage in Multnomah County

Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt says the lack of public defense attorneys is an urgent threat to public safety, sharing data on dismissed cases...

Oregon's process for forced mental health treatment could eventually see changes

With rising pressure to improve care for people with mental illness who deny treatment, a mixed group of state leaders are looking at changing state...

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