Portland

A resident is seen through the window of an improvised wall of doors at a homeless camp in Portland, OR . (credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

Portland Considering Tiny Homes For City’s Homeless

The city of Portland is considering building tiny homes in an effort to get homeless people off the street.

08/26/2014

After finding a homophobic slur printed on his receipt from a Portland Apple Store, an Oregon man says he wants the company to embrace a more “progressive” standard of employee training. (JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

Portland Apple Store Customer Receives Receipt With Anti-Gay Slur

After finding a homophobic slur printed on his receipt from a Portland Apple Store, an Oregon man says he wants the company to embrace a more “progressive” standard of employee training.

08/14/2014

Police were told there was a chicken — and it was attempting to cross the road. (Getty Images)

No Joke: Chicken Crossing The Road Halts Portland Traffic

Police were told there was a chicken — and it was attempting to cross the road.

08/13/2014

File photo of arrest (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Police Officer Involved In Fight With Teen

Pat Kaley, chief criminal deputy of the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office, says officers responded late Sunday to a fight involving Sgt. Jason Pearce and a 17-year-old boy who had made comments to Pearce’s daughter

CBS Seattle–07/30/2014

File photo of a Bible. (credit: Eli Meir Kaplan/Getty Images)

Evangelical Christian Group To Try To Convert Children At Pools, Parks

An evangelical Christian group plans to try to convert children as young as 5 at Portland apartment pools, public parks and dozens of other gathering spots this summer — a campaign that’s got some residents upset.

07/23/2014

File photo of a veterans event (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Veteran Sues Over Discriminatory Hiring

The Oregonian reports Bruce Prunk is seeking lost wages and financial damages of $500,000

CBS Seattle–07/22/2014

File photo of  Firecrackers and bottle rockets. (credit:  Michael Smith/Getty Images)

Officials: Illegal Fireworks Spark Portland Blaze

Officials say a blaze blamed on illegal fireworks has destroyed a southeast Portland home.

07/06/2014

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Cougar Found In Portland Tree Euthanized

Oregon wildlife officials have euthanized a cougar that was captured in the backyard of a Portland home.

07/05/2014

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Woman Chains Herself To Barrel Of Concrete, Sits On Tracks In Protest

A woman who chained herself to a barrel of concrete sat on railroad tracks in Portland Monday morning to protest oil trains

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

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Pot Advocates Have High Hopes For Oregon Ballot

Sponsors of an initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana are preparing to take boxes stuffed with more than 145,000 signed petitions to the state Capitol on Thursday

CBS Seattle–06/26/2014

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