PORTLAND — Documents say the Portland police chief who was put on leave after revelations he may have lied about accidentally shooting a friend in the back during a hunting trip smelled of alcohol during an interview afterward.
BOISE, Idaho — A black teenager who prosecutors say was sexually assaulted by three white football players in the locker room of an Idaho high school has sued the school district, alleging the rape was the culmination of months of racist taunts and physical abuse.
REDDING, Calif. — The University of Oregon is investigating whether other campus fraternities and sororities were responsible for a half-mile-wide swath of trash left behind at a California lake after one fraternity was suspended, a university spokesman said Wednesday.
SALEM, Oregon — A Republican-led U.S. House committee has found former Gov. John Kitzhaber and a federal agency mishandled the creation of Oregon’s health insurance enrollment website, with the Democratic governor’s political advisers making decisions based on his re-election campaign.
OLYMPIA — A Washington Republican Senate panel investigation casts blame at both Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and former Department of Corrections Secretary Bernie Warner for a three-year delay in fixing an error that led to the early release of thousands of prisoners.