When Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned, the job passed to Secretary of State Kate Brown under rules set forth in Oregon's state constitution.
That left Brown's elected position vacant - and, per the constitution, it fell to the new governor to appoint her successor.
The driver of a pickup truck that hit and killed 3 children last month told police he thought he had a green light.
Witnesses told police that the family had the right-of-way as they crossed Main from north to south.
The City of Eugene has asked a judge to require Uber to stop providing rides for hire until it meets the city's safety requirements.
A fire broke out at a power substation near Highway 26 in Hillsboro Friday afternoon, sending a black plume of smoke high into the Hillsboro skyline.
Local and federal officials say a 17-year-old from Woodbridge, Virginia, helped an 18-year-old get to Syria with the goal of joining up with ISIS fighters.
Here's what experts say attracts youth to extremist groups.
The Oregon Health Authority suspended the license of a mental health facility on March 2, putting 24 people out of work and forcing a dozen patients to move.
The OHA Addictions and Mental Health Division suspended the license for ShelterCare's Heeran Center after it failed an inspection.
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A man is accused of kidnapping and raping a woman while holding her against her will for a week.
Dr. Clifford Nelson says he's not sure how 6-month-old Jillian Freier died in an Intel parking lot in October.
She was left there for nearly 6 hours by her dad, an Intel employee, who says he forgot she was in the car.
Nelson says Jillian likely died before the temperature inside the car got hot enough to kill her.