An American accused by North Korea of plotting to overthrow the government attended the University of Oregon in the late 1980s.
Seattle police don't want to see a repeat of last year's May Day riots, and they plan to set the tone early to fight any mayhem on Wednesday.
You can't get drunk if the person next to you is overdoing it with the booze. But what if they were smoking pot? The consequences of breathing their second-hand smoke could lead to your firing or even a DUI.
Paper or plastic? Soon, you won't have that option. The bag ban officially goes into effect Wednesday, May 1.
Here are four things to watch this week in the Oregon Legislature.
The proposed fiscal year 2013-2014 budget is $34 million less than the current fiscal year.
Students from universities and community colleges across Oregon gathered in front of the Oregon State Capitol on Thursday to voice their concerns over the rising cost of tuition.
Federal wildlife officials have drafted plans to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move that could end a decades-long recovery effort that has restored the animals but only in parts of their historic range.
Several Republican lawmakers filed a bill Thursday seeking an exemption to the state's anti-discrimination laws just weeks after legal action was taken against a Richland florist who denied service to a gay couple for their upcoming wedding.
Deanna Swenson of Oregon City was arrested last fall after another election worker saw her filling in ovals on ballots where preferences had been left empty by voters.
The Eugene City Council voted unanimously Wednesday afternoon to open the door to allow legal overnight camping for the homeless on vacant city land not already used as established parks.
Members of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission are scheduled to vote Thursday on new time restrictions for bars with outdoor seating next to residential property.
Prosecutors and crime lab scientists say a little-noticed provision in Washington's new law legalizing recreational marijuana has jeopardized their ability to go after any pot crimes at all, and they're calling for an immediate fix in the Legislature.
The Oregon House has approved a bill to let counties authorize the use of dogs to hunt cougars. Voters banned the practice statewide in 1994, with opponents saying it's inhumane.
The bill would allow immigrants, among others, who have lived in Oregon for at least a year and meet other requirements, to apply for driver's licenses without proving legal presence.