PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former private security guard has been sentenced to over seven years in prison after he harassed a Muslim family, broke a Latina woman's hand with a metal baton and...
FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — The Latest on a deadly propane explosion in Maine (all times local):
Maine public safety officials say a firefighter killed in a propane explosion...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A manager of a Maine recycling facility has been fired and named in a search warrant in connection with the theft of more than $300,000.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a hat trick and broke Los Angeles' season goal record with 26 in the Galaxy's 7-2 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday night.
DC United bests Timbers 1-0 for second straight road win
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A second straight road win got D.C. United a step closer to securing a playoff spot.
An own goal put United up in the 25th minute and the team held on for a 1-0 victory...
Maine ocean institute launching new climate center
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine science facility named for a body of water that is one of the fastest warming on Earth is launching a new center focused on climate.
Hightower, Bachmeier lead No. 22 Boise St past Portland St
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Defensive end Curtis Weaver shrugged and smiled wryly when asked about his record-tying performance in No. 22 Boise State's 45-10 victory over Portland State on Saturday...
University honors Maine civil rights leader with fellowship
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine university is honoring the state's first African American legislator through a new three-year fellowship.
The Portland Press Herald reports the University of...
Portland to pay $15,000 to man wrongly arrested at protest
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The city of Portland plans to pay $15,000 to a man who says he was wrongfully tackled and arrested by police in riot gear at an anti-Donald Trump protest in...
Man tied to armed robberies sentenced to nearly 16 years
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison after he was convicted of six armed robberies that occurred within five hours in the Portland...
Maine Open Lighthouse Day beckons Mainers to beacons
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The lighthouses that dot Maine's rocky coast will open to the public for the state's annual celebration of the beacons.
DC United visits Portland following Kamara’s 2-goal game
DC United (11-10-9, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Portland Timbers (13-11-4, sixth in the Western Conference)
Jury awards $17M to 3 plaintiffs in deadly Amtrak derailment
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal jury has awarded three people who sued over a deadly Amtrak derailment in Washington state nearly $17 million for their pain and suffering.
Man’s citizenship revoked for impersonating a Somali man
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Vermont man convicted of impersonating a Somali man has been sentenced to two months in prison.
Authorities say 56-year-old Hussien Noor Hussien was sentenced...
Man pleads not guilty to alleged killing for gang status
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man has pleaded not guilty to a federal murder in aid of racketeering charge in the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man in Portland allegedly to increase his status in the...
- The Washington TimesRicky Gervais rips 'violent factions' like antifa; liberals told to ditch milkshake-flinging ragesJuly 2, 2019
- The Washington TimesTed Wheeler, Portland mayor, vows to do 'everything we can' to hold culprits accountableJuly 1, 2019
- The News-ReviewRemains of woman who lived in Roseburg found in FairviewJune 15, 2019
Company facing emissions complaints promises to clear air
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine company is promising to install $400,000 in odor-control equipment on petroleum storage tanks in response to neighborhood complaints and a proposed federal...
Cop cleared over friendly texts with far-right group leader
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw and Mayor Ted Wheeler have announced that the bureau's former crowd control liaison was largely doing his job when he exchanged friendly...
Maine man gets life in prison for killing sheriff’s deputy
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A judge imposed a life sentence Thursday on a man who pressed his handgun to a sheriff deputy's neck and pulled the trigger, killing the man and triggering a four-day...
Columbia River barge lock to return to service Sept. 30
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Huge barges carrying wheat, wood and other goods will remain at a standstill for the rest of the month while workers repair a critical navigation lock at the Bonneville Dam...
Oregon truck driver agrees to plea deal in Idaho hemp charge
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors in Idaho say they've reached a plea deal with an Oregon truck driver who faced felony charges for driving a truckload of hemp through the state.
Ex-pharmacist who filmed people in bathrooms pleads guilty
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former pharmacist has pleaded guilty to 20 counts related to placing hidden cameras in workplace bathrooms.
The Multnomah County District Attorney's Office says...
Man who killed partner, dumped her body gets life in prison
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland man has pleaded guilty to stabbing his partner to death and dumping her body near a summer camp in Sandy last year.
Man gets more than 8 years for sexual assault, other charges
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 8 ? years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman after breaking into her Portland, Oregon, home.
Program would reward developers who plan for sea-level rise
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland city planners are proposing new zoning rules that would encourage developers to consider sea-level rise when building in flood-prone areas.
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- Globe NewswireRenewable Natural Gas Bill Signed by Governor Kate BrownJuly 31, 2019
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TV anchor gives on-air rebuttal to viewer critique of attire
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A weekend news anchor and TV reporter in Portland, Oregon, is doubling down on her preference for high-waisted pants after a male viewer told her to "dress like a normal...
NWS confirms tornado touched down near Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A storm cell that passed over Portland, Oregon, prompted two tornado warnings after trained storm spotters saw funnel clouds north and south of the Columbia River.
Man gets 270 years for sex abuse, torture of 3 young girls
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former Portland, Oregon man has been sentenced to 270 years in prison for the repeated sexual abuse, exploitation and torture of three children.
Broken Columbia River barge lock means commerce chokehold
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A critical navigation lock at the mighty Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River has shut down because of cracked concrete, meaning huge barges that transport millions of tons...
Judge rules Somali man detained for stimulant can stay in US
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A federal immigration judge has ruled to defer the deportation of a detainee from Somalia who was convicted years ago of possessing an illegal stimulant.
Man allegedly pepper sprays 9 people on Oregon bus
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 31-year-old man faces charges he assaulted nine people after he allegedly released pepper spray inside a bus in Portland, Oregon.
Inmate slips out of detention center, quickly located
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Officials say an inmate who hopped out of his second-floor window at the Cumberland County Community Corrections Center is back in custody.
Transgender woman beaten over bathroom use is healing
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The attack broke Lauren Jackson's bones, but not her spirit.
"Thankfully, I'm still alive. Thankfully, the injuries weren't worse," she told The...
Timbers rally to beat Sporting KC 2-1
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Late goals from Brian Fernandez and Jeremy Ebobisse led the Portland Timbers to a comeback 2-1 win over Sporting Kansas City and into playoff position Saturday as the playoff...
Alexander throws for 3 TDs, Portland St. rolls Simon Fraser
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Davis Alexander threw for 292 yards and three touchdowns as Portland State gave up one touchdown before thrashing Division II Simon Fraser 70-7 on Saturday...
Union Pacific train with liquefied gas derails in Portland
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Union Pacific says two locomotives and three tank cars containing liquefied petroleum gas derailed in Portland, striking and cracking a support beam to an overpass providing...
Lawsuit: Target lied about child porn on customer’s phone
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The family of a deceased Oregon man has filed a $1 million lawsuit against Target contending a worker made up a false story about child pornography on the man's mobile phone...
Maine deer season gets started for archers in some areas
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's deer hunt is getting started with a special archery season in designated areas.
The state's "expanded archery" season starts Saturday. The season runs through...
Man arrested after dump truck drops gravel on interstate
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 50-year-old man police say used a dump truck to drop loads of gravel on Interstate 5 in Portland and attempted to elude police in the vehicle has been taken into...
Portland’s police chief is sworn into office
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — There's a new police chief in Maine's largest city.
Frank Clark was sworn in as Portland's police chief on Friday, replacing Michael Sauschuck who served as chief for...
Woman who died after fire rescue ID’d, police investigating
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police have identified a 26-year-old woman who died Thursday after firefighters rescued her from a burning apartment building in Portland last weekend.
Cory Booker coming to Maine for campaign fundraiser
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful U.S. Sen Cory Booker is planning to make a stop in Maine.
The New Jersey senator is part of a crowded field vying for the Democratic...
Aid coming to Maine to help communities hit by mill closures
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — A federal-state partnership is providing more than $2 million to assist the forest products industry in Maine.
Man found by trash workers dies, police investigate
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police in Portland, Maine, are investigating the death of a man who was found semi-conscious by trash workers.
Police said the workers found the 44-year-old man at...
Grand jury clears pair accused of hitting man in MAGA hat
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Multnomah County grand jury has declined to indict two people accused of assaulting a man outside a Portland bar for wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat, prompting the...