Alma McCarty, KGW News

Alma McCarty

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Portland, OR, United States

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Past articles by Alma:

Oregon leaders plan to fight federal lawsuit that could ban key abortion pill

Sen. Ron Wyden and Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum spoke out against against a federal lawsuit that aims to end the distribution of mifepristone. → Read More

Portland Public Schools renames district headquarters in honor of first Black superintendent

PPS educators celebrated the legacy of Dr. Matthew J. Prophet, the city's first Black superintendent, during a ribbon cutting ceremony. → Read More

Oregon hospital workers and administrators disagree on staffing bill

The bill would also penalize hospitals that cannot meet the standards. → Read More

Portland driver who abandoned car after 17 hours in snowstorm found vehicle vandalized

Although he ultimately made it home safely, after walking and taking public transit, when he returned to his car Friday — he notice someone had broken into his car. → Read More

What happens to abandoned cars after the snowstorm? Here's how to recover your vehicle

After Wednesday's historic storm, many drivers decided the best course of action would be to leave their vehicles on the road or side of the road. → Read More

Bill introduced in Salem would require higher education for law enforcement officers

Senate Bill 779 would require police officers, corrections officers, parole and probation officers, and others to complete post-secondary education. → Read More

'Greater Idaho' movement gains momentum; Idaho lawmakers pass resolution to begin talks

Lawmakers didn't vote to change the border, but to simply begin talks with Oregon about moving it to absorb several eastern counties. → Read More

Infant twins from Prineville airlifted, hospitalized at Randall Children's for RSV

Hartlee and Holden Puckett were born in December. Now, just around two months old, they're battling the respiratory illness inside the ICU. → Read More

Father details hate-based attack against son at West Sylvan Middle School

Raheem Alexzander said Portland Public Schools didn't do enough to inform parents district-wide about his son's attack in the hallway during school hours. → Read More

Parents fight to make Oregon's paid caregiver program permanent

State lawmakers are considering two Senate bills that would allow parents of minor children who have serious disabilities to be paid for in-home attendant care. → Read More

'These folks are some of the hardest working people in the city'

Portland workers represented by Laborers' Local 483 began their strike on Thursday after no agreement was reached during a mediation session Wednesday. → Read More

Community members voice concerns over possible closure of Legacy Mount Hood Medical Family Birth Center

At a listening session Thursday night, health care providers and mothers voiced their concerns about the planned closure on March 17. → Read More

'They have to bring the money' | Portland city laborers' rally downtown ahead of planned strike

More than 600 Portland workers represented by Laborers' Local 483 plan to strike next week after failing to agree with the city on a new contract. → Read More

Jury awards Portland woman racially discriminated against by gas station attendant $1M in damages

On Monday, a Multnomah County jury found Rose Wakefield had suffered racial discrimination by PacWest Energy and Jacksons Food Stores. → Read More

Nurses, hospital administrators push for changes to current health care system

Workers are advocating for a better way to address the issues, including the nursing shortage, during the ongoing Legislative Session in Salem. → Read More

Oregon added jobs last year, but mortgage workers are still struggling to find positions

Although the unemployment rate rose to 4.5% in December, economists report strong job growth with more than 6,100 jobs added. But not in every industry. → Read More

Deputy finds evidence of fentanyl use at Willamina High School that may have sickened students, deputy

While on campus investigating an unrelated case on Tuesday, a deputy was called into a modular classroom on the campus to help investigate a suspicious odor. → Read More

I-205 toll project raises concerns for West Linn, Oregon City leaders and drivers

The first tolling project in the Portland area is moving forward, despite opposition from drivers and some city leaders in West Linn and Oregon City. → Read More

Vancouver teacher accused of sending nude photo, explicit texts to student appears in court

Evergreen Public Schools told KGW Shelley Leatherwood remains on administrative leave from the district. → Read More

ODOT invests $32.4M in project aimed at making routes to schools safer

Commissioners with the state's department of transportation approved 26 projects. All awardees are Title 1 schools. → Read More