Police on the scene of the Silverton shooting in December 2013. Uriah Mckinley pleaded guilty to murder, robbery, and other charges on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (KOIN 6)

Man gets life in Silverton killing

A 22-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday and was sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting a man in a Silverton home.

Hot sun beating down in Portland summer. (GNU/MGN)

4 Oregon cities break July heat records

Drought conditions persist across much of southern Oregon, especially the Klamath, which is under extreme drought according to the US Drough…

Portland Community College student Jordan Nickerson holds a pen with a prosthetic hand he made for $40, July 30, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

PCC student builds $40 prosthetic hand

'I have always had a fascination with prosthetics, for obvious reasons since I don't have a hand," said PCC student Jordan Nickerson.

One woman pulls another on a body board through water on the quad of UCLA after flooding from a broken 30-inch water main under nearby Sunset Boulevard inundated a large area of the campus in the Westwood section of Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike Meadows)

Photos: UCLA flooded

A broken water main near UCLA's campus sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, trapping people in underground parking garages and …