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Dan MacLeod

About Dan MacLeod

Dan MacLeod is the editor of BDN Portland. He's an Orland native who first moved to Portland in 2002. He's been a journalist since 2008, and previously worked for the New York Post and the Brooklyn Paper.

ICE seizes Somali man at courthouse

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. It’s been a busy news day. Let’s get to it. What we’re talking about ICE detains Somali man in Portland courthouse — Abdi Ali, 28, had just finished meeting with his attorney at the Cumberland County Superior Court after being arraigned on a drunk driving […]

More anti-Muslim graffiti found at USM

  Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight: fewer people overdosed this week than originally thought (and they were all saved by Narcan); give Peeps a chance; and there’s another case of anti-Muslim graffiti at USM. What we’re talking about More anti-Muslim graffiti found at USM — Police at the University […]

Long Creek superintendent resigns

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight: Charles Dickens’ awkward Portland visit; slow down on I-295; and the cat-lover who helped elect Trump. What we’re talking about JUST IN: Jeff Merrill II has stepped down from his position as superintendent of Long Creek Youth Development Center, the Department of Corrections confirmed […]