22, Apr 2014 - Metro wants court to OK headquarters hotel
Metro has gone to court to hasten a final decision on the legality of its proposed contract and funding plan for a Headquarters Hotel near the Oregon Convention Center, which it owns and operates. The elected regional government has filed a validation action in Multnomah County Circuit Court on the ...
21, Apr 2014 - Multnomah, OR Trial begins on Federal Way school board member accused of felony theft
Former Federal Way school board president Tony Moore — accused of scheming with a tire company employee in Oregon to steal more than $150,000 in semi-truck tires in 2011 — faced a jury in a courtroom that emitted a rubber odor on Monday at the Multnomah County Courthouse in Portland, Ore.
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 - 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 ...
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 ...
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.