Portland is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. As of 2018, Portland had an estimated population of 653,115, making it the 25th most populated city in the United States, and the second-most populous in the Pacific Northwest. Approximately 2.4 million people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), making it the 25th most populous in the United States. Its combined statistical area (CSA) ranks 19th-largest with a population of around 3.2 million. Approximately 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area.
On Tuesday, federal and state investigators will begin looking into the cause of a massive propane explosion in Maine that killed a firefighter and hurt at least seven other people. A newly constructed.. CBS News - Published
Reuters reports police in Portland, Oregon arrested at least 13 people on Saturday, as a right-wing group marched to a waterfront park. At the same time, anti-fascist counter-protesters struggled with..
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Police in Portland, Oregon arrested at least 13 people on Saturday as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist counterprotesters scuffled with officers who tried to.. Reuters - Published
There was a massive police presence in Portland in anticipation of what could be a violent confrontation on Saturday. Several far-right groups held a rally while members of Antifa, a left-wing group.. CBS News - Published
Portland is bracing for what could be a tense Saturday of dueling protests. Groups of right-wing extremists and anti-fascist demonstrators are expected to face off in the city. Jonathan Vigliotti.. CBS News - Published
Keanon Lowe, head football coach at Parkrose High School in Portland, Oregon, says he lunged for the gun when he saw an armed student in a classroom on Friday. Angel Granados-Diaz, 19, pleaded not.. USATODAY.com - Published
A high school senior who authorities say brought a shotgun to a Portland, Oregon, school but was tackled by a security guard before anyone was hurt has pleaded not guilty to gun-related charges. (May.. USATODAY.com - Published
Warriors star Kevin Durant will miss the upcoming Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference finals for Golden State in Portland as he continues to recover from a strained right calf
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U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland center Enes Kanter, whom Turkey wants arrested for his criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be able to safely travel to Canada for a possible.. USATODAY.com - Published
Thousands of teachers are marching through downtown Portland to call for more money for Oregon schools. The Portland protest was one of many statewide as teachers walked out to draw attention to.. USATODAY.com - Published
Paul Millsap sparks the Denver Nuggets' 124-98 blowout of the Portland Trail Blazers. Nikola Jokic added 25 points and 19 rebounds as the Nuggets take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-7 series. Denver can win.. USATODAY.com - Published
Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia will likely begin an injury rehabilitation assignment Thursday at Double-A Portland to test his balky, surgically-repaired left knee that caused him to miss.. USATODAY.com - Published