Willamette Week - Featured Stories http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-36-1-featured_stories.html Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT+7 en hourly 1 Leif's Auto Body Experience - Under the hood of a Portland collision-repair business. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-4988-leifs_auto_body_experience_under_the_hood_of_a_portland_collision_repair_business.html "Dirty old [money] man" - GOP bankroller Loren Parks hit with sexual-harassment charges. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-998-dirty_old_%5Bmoney%5D_man_gop_bankroller_loren_parks_hit_with_sexual_harassment_charges.html The Murder that <I>WOULD NOT DIE</I> - Columnist Phil Stanford is obsessed with a decade-old conspiracy theory. What if he's right? http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3875-the_murder_that_would_not_die_columnist_phil_stanford_is_obsessed_with_a_decade_old_conspiracy_theor.html SNITCH-SLAPPED - How a Serbian con artist scammed Portland's Russian "godfather" and the FBI. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1674-snitch_slapped_how_a_serbian_con_artist_scammed_portlands_russian_godfather_and_the_fbi.html Randy Richardson was a hotshot criminal- defense lawyer. Now he needs one. - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2095-randy_richardson_was_a_hotshot_criminal_defense_lawyer_now_he_needs_one_.html True Lies? - Polygraph expert questions Francke investigation tactics. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3881-true_lies_polygraph_expert_questions_francke_investigation_tactics.html Good Cop, Bad Cop - The city wants to rein in officers like Lt. Todd Wyatt. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-4137-good_cop_bad_cop_the_city_wants_to_rein_in_officers_like_lt_todd_wyatt.html The Rapper and His Rapsheet - Keary Watson says he's shaken his tawdry past. Portland cops sure hope so. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-389-the_rapper_and_his_rapsheet_keary_watson_says_hes_shaken_his_tawdry_past_portland_cops_sure_hope_so.html Swimming with Sharks - How a brutal drug trafficker convinced local prosecutors that someone else murdered Vincent Pawloski and Jodie Schneider. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2761-swimming_with_sharks_how_a_brutal_drug_trafficker_convinced_local_prosecutors_that_someone_else_murd.html Kindred Killing - Police are investigating the murder of a black man as a potential hate crime. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-989-kindred_killing_police_are_investigating_the_murder_of_a_black_man_as_a_potential_hate_crime.html The Making of a "Terrorist" - John Ashcroft says native Portlander Patrice Lumumba Fordis a threat to national security--but friends and family are having trouble connecting the dots. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1377-the_making_of_a_terrorist_john_ashcroft_says_native_portlander_patrice_lumumba_fordis_a_threat_to_na.html OFFICERS, NOT GENTLEMEN - Four Portland cops who worry us. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-4546-officers_not_gentlemen_four_portland_cops_who_worry_us.html Sid Vicious - Judge Sid Galton, the biggest bully on Portland's bench, is now on the other side of the gavel. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-4040-sid_vicious_judge_sid_galton_the_biggest_bully_on_portlands_bench_is_now_on_the_other_side_of_the_ga.html La Vida Loca - Hispanic street gangs take over Portland's east side. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3371-la_vida_loca_hispanic_street_gangs_take_over_portlands_east_side.html IN WEED WE TRUST - Despite the Supreme Court's ruling, Barbara Elfstrom-and Oregon-are not going back. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-4496-in_weed_we_trust_despite_the_supreme_courts_ruling_barbara_elfstrom_and_oregon_are_not_going_back.html Fuel Facts - THE CRUDE TRUTH ABOUT GAS GOUGING http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3546-fuel_facts_the_crude_truth_about_gas_gouging.html Cop 'n' an Attitude - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1090-cop_n_an_attitude_.html Sleeping with the Enemy - Portland's smut wars make strange bedfellows. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3385-sleeping_with_the_enemy_portlands_smut_wars_make_strange_bedfellows.html Kendra James' REVENGE - Mark Kroeker's handling of the controversial shooting led to his sudden exit. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2427-kendra_james_revenge_mark_kroekers_handling_of_the_controversial_shooting_led_to_his_sudden_exit.html Is the Portland Police Bureau going TASER CRAZY? - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2909-is_the_portland_police_bureau_going_taser_crazy_.html The Juice Junkie - Last year this Portland man made $330 million off your energy crisis. Now he wants more. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-78-the_juice_junkie_last_year_this_portland_man_made_%24330_million_off_your_energy_crisis_now_he_wants.html POWER CONNECTION - Kulongoski's appointment for powerful investment council raises questions. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-4564-power_connection_kulongoskis_appointment_for_powerful_investment_council_raises_questions.html PRISONVIEWS - Does Oregon coddle its inmates? Ask Harvey Caron. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2645-prisonviews_does_oregon_coddle_its_inmates_ask_harvey_caron.html CROSSING THE LINE - Debbie Woodcock was once a Portland police officer. Now she's a he. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-772-crossing_the_line_debbie_woodcock_was_once_a_portland_police_officer_now_shes_a_he.html AUTHORITY FIGURE - Sgt. Rocky Balada http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3809-authority_figure_sgt_rocky_balada.html WELCOME TO GASTORIA! - How the economic boon promised by liquefied natural gas would bring mega-tankers, terror alerts and environmental threats to the Columbia River. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-4849-welcome_to_gastoria__how_the_economic_boon_promised_by_liquefied_natural_gas_would_bring_mega_tanker.html PIPE NIGHTMARE - Three years ago, Barry Hornstein's world was blown apart. Next month, cops and lawyers will try to put the pieces back together. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2343-pipe_nightmare_three_years_ago_barry_hornsteins_world_was_blown_apart_next_month_cops_and_lawyers_wi.html The $25 Candidate - Tom Potter thinks he can be elected mayor without selling out. Is he crazy? http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3050-the_%2425_candidate_tom_potter_thinks_he_can_be_elected_mayor_without_selling_out_is_he_crazy.html The Cop Who Liked Nazis - Portland police officer gets new scrutiny. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2933-the_cop_who_liked_nazis_portland_police_officer_gets_new_scrutiny.html RICHARD ROSENTHAL - Departing cop watchdog gives <i>WW</i> an exit interview. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-4561-richard_rosenthal_departing_cop_watchdog_gives_ww_an_exit_interview.html