22, Jul 2014 - Three U.S. states sue 5-Hour Energy drink over advertising
Oregon, Washington and Vermont sued the makers of 5-Hour Energy on Thursday for allegedly deceptive and misleading advertising, and said similar suits will follow in other states in the coming weeks. The Oregon lawsuit was filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court against the makers of the caffeine-charged beverage, Michigan-based manufacturer Living Essentials and its parent company Innovation ...
21, Jul 2014 - Portland, OR Federal judge upholds constitutionality of warrantless surveillance in Oregon terrorism case
FILE - A Nov. 27, 2010, file photo provided by the Multnomah County, Ore., Sheriff's Office, shows Mohamed Mohamud.
20, Jul 2014 - Multnomah, OR Deaf Oregon inmate suing for interpreter
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) â A deaf prison inmate is suing the Oregon Department of Corrections for not providing him an interpreter. David D. VanValkenburg says the state is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act and he seeks $460,000 in damages for failures in communication during his 13 years in prison. ...
20, Jul 2014 - Multnomah, OR Court upholds eyewitness testimony in murder case
Justices apply new standards arising from 2012 decision. The Oregon Supreme Court upheld a murder conviction despite a challenge to eyewitness testimony that the defendant argued should have been excluded from his 2009 trial. Thursday’s decision was the first time the high court applied new legal standards arising from its ...
04, Apr 2014 - Multnomah, OR OHSU employee gets 2-year sentence for fraud
Prosecutors say Dean Westwood came up with a scheme to steal more than $81,000 from Oregon taxpayers.
03, Apr 2014 - Mult. Co. sides with couples suing over same-sex marriage ban
PORTLAND -- Multnomah County has sided with two Oregon couples who are suing the state to overturn a constitutional same-sex marriage ban. Couples Deanna Geiger and Janine Nelson, along with Robert Duehmig and William Griesar, are suing Multnomah County, Governor Kitzhaber and state officers, asserting that a ban on same-sex marriage violates their civil rights. More: US judge strikes down ...
03, Apr 2014 - Multnomah County Ready to Marry Same-Sex Couples When Court Rules
Multnomah County will issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples as soon as a federal court judge determines Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution, county attorney Jenny Madkour wrote today in a response to a lawsuit filed against county and state officials. " Current Oregon law discriminates against same-sex couples seeking to marry," Madkour wrote. "The guarantees ...
01, Apr 2014 - Multnomah, OR DHS worker sentenced to house arrest for theft
An Oregon Department of Human Services worker was sentenced Monday for stealing welfare benefits.