By IAN K. KULLGREN, The Oregonian
December 17, 2014 8:44 p.m.
OREGON CITY, Ore. — After remaining obscured from view for more than a century, Willamette Falls is slated to reopen to the public as part of a grand riverfront redevelopment project near downtown Oregon City.
SPOKANE — The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of a former Washington state police officer convicted of using excessive force in the 2006 death of a developmentally disabled janitor he wrongly suspected of theft, a case that helped lead to a federal review of the Spokane Police Department.
By JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press
December 17, 2014 6:16 p.m.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A 15-year-old who shot and killed his foster father and another man at a remote Oregon cabin in 2012 never meant to kill anyone and never should have been around loaded guns due to his lack of maturity after years of abuse and other problems, a defense lawyer says.