Sugar Shackup

An effort to clean up a seedy corner in Cully could give millions to an alleged prostitution and money-laundering ring.

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The silhouette of a naked woman on the Sugar Shack sign still draws attention to the shuttered strip club and what was once a one-stop shopping center for sex. The triangle of land where Nor   More
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 GABRIELLA DUNN

'Craigslist Rapist' Catches A Break At State Supreme Court

craigslist rapist

Ronald Marcus Leistiko of Tigard became known as "the Craigslist rapist" during his widely covered 2008 serial rape trial in Washington County Circuit Court. A jury convicted Leistiko that year of 15 criminal counts including strangulation, kidnapping, assault, stalking, harassment and and furnishing alcohol to a minor.His convictions also included two counts of first-degree rape, although he was acquitted ...   More
Friday, July 20, 2012 by Corey Pein

A Newsman’s Secret

The woman with Bob Caldwell on the day he died works as an internet call girl.

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Over the past two weeks, readers of The Oregonian have witnessed an extraordinary episode in the newspaper’s 162-year history. On March 10, Bob Caldwell, a respected Oregon journalist and longti   More
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 COREY PEIN

Today at City Hall: Potter Is Relevant!

"I really hope you prove us wrong,” Brian Wong of the Montavilla neighborhood told former Mayor Tom Potter in September 2008. Wong was referring to Potter's then-controversial plan to curb prostitution along 82nd Avenue by steering sex workers toward treatment -- instead of imposing a prostitution-free zone. “I know that Prostitution Free Zones (PFZs) are a popular measure to ...   More
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 BETH SLOVIC


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