By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (PORTLAND, Ore.) -- One person is dead after a vehicle struck several pedestrians during multiple hit and runs across several blocks in Portland, Oregon, Monday, according to the Portland Police Bureau.Five other people were transported to... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Oregon became the first U.S. state to decriminalize all drugs, with voters overwhelmingly supporting a ballot measure on Tuesday intended to reduce arrests and improve access to addiction treatments.Passing Measure 110... Read More.
By LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Portland, Oregon, and Oakland, California, sued the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security over the use of federal agents and officers in their cities during unrest and protests.The 50-page lawsuit... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(SALEM, Ore.) -- After weeks of steady decline, COVID-19 cases are rising in Oregon -- and wildfires may be contributing.The Oregon State Authority reported 457 new cases on Friday -- the single highest daily... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- It was a historic fire season on the west coast, with blazes decimating countless properties as they consumed millions of acres across California and Oregon. For one fire chief, she watched in horror as her entire town went... Read More.
BY: MEREDITH DELISO, ABC NEWS(PORTLAND, Ore.) --A man was arrested on arson charges Friday for allegedly setting a fire earlier this week in southern Oregon, while the region was already beset with the Almeda Fire.Michael Jarrod Bakkela, 41,... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL AND KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(SAN FRANCISCO) -- An estimated 500,000 Oregon residents have fled because of the wildfires that have burned hundreds of thousands of acres, according to the Oregon Office of Emergency Management. The nearly 70 active... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- An estimated 500,000 people in Oregon have evacuated as a result of the wildfires burning hundreds of thousands of acres across the state, according to the Oregon Office of Emergency Management.Amid... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- At least eight people in Oregon, California and Washington are dead as a result of the devastating wildfires ravaging the West Coast and the destruction and death toll are only anticipated to get... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(SALEM, Ore.) -- Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has invoked the Emergency Conflagration Act as wildfires continue to spread throughout the state.There are at least 35 active fires, with more than 367,279 acres burning in... Read More.
BY: ADAM KELSEY, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- After bursts of deadly violence erupted amid racial justice protests in Oregon and Wisconsin this past week, the acting chief of the Department of Homeland Security said Sunday that state and local leaders... Read More.