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What we know: on November 24, 1971, a man jumped from a Northwest Orient Airlines plane with $200,000. What we don’t know: what the hell happened after.
The allegations about a former Portland Thorns coach has sent ripples through the league. But what did we expect?
News You Can Use
Turmoil at the Thorns, debate over Portland Street Response, and a new strategy to curb drive-by shootings
It's just the latest shift in a seismic year of back-and-forths with the Portland Police Bureau.
News & Events
The national event aims to shine a light on individuals impacted by the criminal legal system.
In the codes and on the calendar, here is just some of the Zynchronicity around Richard Gaikowski, a suspect in the Zodiac killings.
Tom Voigt thinks he knows who was behind the crime of the century.
Stephanie Gehring on the importance of courtroom reporters and stenographers and why the shift toward digital recordings matters.
Two Portland organizers explain how transmisogyny and oppression are structural—and how we can fight back.
Not everything in the Rose City has been rosy.
'Murder in Oregon' asks who really killed the state’s former corrections department chief.
The verdict comes after an emotional three-week trial.
Portland Monthly Staff
Law and Order
Jury selection in the trial of Jeremy Christian begins on Tuesday.
Owner David Abel is still looking for the stolen books, including rare works by Andy Warhol and Samuel Beckett.
The plot seemed pulled straight from a bad romance novel, but friends and family are left wondering: why did Dan Brophy die?
We investigate the teeny black market, brick by brick.
From murders to bank robberies, we take a peek at the state's grisly past.
Back in 1923, three brothers staged a not-so-great train robbery.
Here's a look at the numbers.
Involving a waterlogged bronze babe and a full-on police investigation.