A young mother whose disappearance last month on the way home from a wedding in rural Oregon prompted a days-long search did not wander off but died instantly when she exited her mother's moving car, hit her head on a guard rail and slid down an embankment, a prosecutor said Thursday.
A body found in the trunk of a car during a traffic stop likely belongs to an 89-year-old woman who has been missing for a week and the driver of the car has been arrested on a murder charge, the Portland Police Bureau said Wednesday.
Two campus security officers in Oregon fired 17 times at a legally armed black man who was trying to break up a fight and struck him nine times, killing him, according to a report released Wednesday.
Authorities say a dead hiker whose body was recovered this week was likely killed by a cougar, marking the first fatal attack by a wild cougar in Oregon and the second in the Pacific Northwest this year.
The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops says sex abuse allegations against the ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick raise serious questions about how the alleged abuse remained a secret for decades.
A couple who eluded arrest on multiple charges of child rape and sodomy in Oregon for nearly 20 years were finally discovered in Mississippi when the man died and his common-law wife used one of his aliases to make funeral arrangements, a law enforcement official said Thursday.
A man who decapitated his mother on Mother's Day and walked into a rural Oregon grocery store holding her severed head was found guilty of murder by reason of insanity Tuesday and sent to a psychiatric hospital.
Oregon's top federal prosecutor has charged nine people with financial and drug crimes in what he says was a scheme to defraud banks and use the money to grow marijuana for the black market.
Tribal artifacts that have been hidden away in the archives of the British Museum in London for nearly 120 years are being returned to a Native American tribe for an exhibit at its own museum — a facility the tribe expanded and upgraded in part to reclaim these pieces central to its complicated heritage.
The black market for marijuana is thriving in Oregon and an oversupply of weed from growers is flowing to more than two dozen states where pot remains illegal, a top federal law enforcement official said Friday.
A federal jury in Oregon has found a man guilty of multiple sex abuse charges for molesting children living at a Cambodian orphanage that he operated in Phnom Penh.
Biologists in Oregon counted 124 wolves in their annual tally, an 11 percent increase over last year's numbers, and hailed the results Thursday as evidence that wolves are regaining their foothold in the state after being wiped out by bounty hunters more than 70 years ago.
More than three hours of 911 calls reveal terror and heroism as fellow climbers tried to save a man who plummeted 1,000 feet (304 meters) on Oregon's tallest peak.
When stories of sexual misconduct by powerful men began to fill the news this fall, Manny Vega immediately flashed back to his childhood.
Eighty homeless people died on the streets in the Portland metropolitan area last year, adding to a tally of more than 350 people who have perished while homeless in the past six years, local authorities said Thursday.
The fast-moving wildfire chewing through Oregon's forestland is threatening more than homes and people.
A U.S. Marine who served in the Pacific during World War II is traveling to a remote Japanese village to return a flag he took from the body of a dead enemy soldier 73 years ago.