SANTA CRUZ — Laura Jordan recalls the scene vividly.
It was only hours after 15-year-old Adrian Jerry Gonzalez made his first court appearance in the slaying of 8-year-old Madyson “Maddy” Jordan Middleton, Jordan’s daughter.
SALEM — As Oregon’s 35-day legislative session crossed its midpoint last week, the bipartisan atmosphere both chambers say they seek, and had so far mostly maintained, began showing signs of strain — with the potential to get worse.
WASHINGTON — Border Patrol agents would be willing to give up time-and-a-half overtime pay if it meant they would not have to be furloughed as part of mandated federal spending cuts, their union president testified Friday.
SALEM — A bill designed to separate Oregon’s tax code from a new federal tax provision has met opposition on all sides in the past week with a displeased Democratic governor and a Republican senator threatening a lawsuit.
PHOENIX — A raging wildfire threatened the small town of Alpine near the New Mexico line Thursday, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of residents.