Conrad Wilson

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Oregon Sues Federal Agencies For Grabbing Up Protesters Off The Streets

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Protests continued in Oregon's largest city through Saturday night.


Conflict Between Federal Officers, Protesters In Portland Continue

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Federal law enforcement officers and protestors clashed again overnight in Portland, Oregon. The city's mayor says they are endangering demonstrators.


Federal Officers Use Unmarked Vehicles To Grab People In Portland, DHS Confirms

Friday, July 17, 2020

Agents are deployed in the Oregon city amid anti-police protests. Homeland Security official Ken Cuccinelli tells NPR the tactic is being used to move detainees to a "safe location for questioning."


Defendant Sentenced To Prison For Life In 2017 Oregon Train Attack

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Jeremy Christian, convicted of two counts of murder for the stabbings on a Portland light rail train, will serve life without parole. Prosecutors say he was motivated by white supremacist ideology.


Critics Say Oregon Shouldn't Be Holding Jury Trials During Pandemic

Friday, May 15, 2020

Amid the pandemic and continued social distancing measures aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19, Oregon has continued with one activity that's bringing large groups of people together: jury trials.


ICE's New Tactic To Get Local Law Enforcement Authorities To Cooperate

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

ICE is using a new tool to get sanctuary communities to cooperate with immigration enforcement. Critics say this maneuver has the same legal problem as past efforts. But the new tactic is working.


Portland Stabbing: Man Convicted Of Murder, Hate Crimes In 2017 Attack

Sunday, February 23, 2020

A jury in Portland, Ore., has convicted a man of murder, attempted murder and hate crimes stemming from a 2017 stabbing attack on a light rail train.


Closing Arguments To Begin In Portland Light Rail Train Murders

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Jurors in Oregon on Wednesday hear closing arguments in the trial of Jeremy Christian, who is accused of the 2017 racially motivated murders of two men.


Stabbing Trial Raises Questions About Mental Illness, Race-Related Violence

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Jury selection is underway in the trial of a man charged in a deadly stabbing attack aboard a light rail train in Portland, Ore.


Oregon Law Meant To Help Mentally Ill Has Ended Up Putting More Of Them On The Street

Monday, November 18, 2019

Oregon's new law designed to direct suspects with a mental illness to a state hospital is leaving some behind. Those charged with misdemeanors don't always qualify. That's raised some alarms.


In The Pacific Northwest, Concern Grows Over The Number Of Deaths In County Jails

Monday, June 17, 2019

In the Pacific Northwest, about half the number of jail deaths are caused by suicides. An investigation by NPR member stations raises concerns about the steps being taken to prevent the deaths.


Oregon's Criminal Justice System To Be Examined Over Treatment Of Mentally Ill People

Monday, June 10, 2019

Some Oregon inmates with mental illness are in jail rather than a state mental health hospital. A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday that Oregon is not providing timely, appropriate care.


Oregon Tries To Avoid ACLU Lawsuit Over Public Defenders

Monday, June 10, 2019

The ACLU has sued 15 states over inadequate public defender programs. Oregon is trying to head off legal action by considering a bill that would increase funding and oversight for the state's system.


Oregon Voters To Decide Fate Of Sanctuary Law

Thursday, November 01, 2018

A bipartisan sanctuary law that Oregon lawmakers passed easily in 1987 is now subject to a repeal vote.


ICE Appears To End Use Of Federal Prisons For Immigrant Detainees

Saturday, October 20, 2018

In June, Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced they would house 1,600 immigrant detainees in federal prisons. But now nearly all detainees have been moved elsewhere, deported, or released.


Oregon Appeals Court Hears Challenge To Non-Unanimous Convictions

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Oregon is one of two states to allow split verdicts for most felony cases. Many critics say the non-unanimous jury system leads to convictions of innocent people.


Oregon Attorneys Argue State's Juvenile Sentencing Laws Are Unconstitutional

Thursday, September 06, 2018

A case going before the Oregon Court of Appeals on Friday argues that the state's sentencing laws for juveniles violates the U.S. Constitution and a 2012 Supreme Court ruling.


Hundreds Of Immigrant Detainees Held In Federal Prisons

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Some immigrants housed in prison were held three to a cell for up to 23 hours a day, according to court filings. The government maintains that detained immigrants are not being denied due process.


FBI Agent Found Not Guilty Of All Charges Related To Malheur Shooting Death

Friday, August 10, 2018

A federal jury in Oregon found FBI agent W. Joseph Astarita not guilty of all charges he faced related to the shooting death of a spokesman during the 2016 Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation.


Trial To Begin For Ex-FBI Agent Charged In Shooting At Wildlife Refuge

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Jury selection begins Tuesday in the trial of an ex-FBI agent charged with lying about what happened when law enforcement shot and killed a man during the occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon.