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Crash closes I-5 SB at Rose Quarter

All Interstate 5 southbound lanes were closed shortly before 10:40 p.m. Monday night for emergency response to a crash reported near the Ros…

Multnomah County Commissioner Jeff Cogen's chair, July 17, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Cogen’s last day as county chair

Multnomah County Chair Jeff Cogen is officially out of office. His former chief of staff, Marissa Madrigal, is expected to be sworn in as th…

Suzanne Mudica, 48, wandered away from a residential care facility in Northeast Portland on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. She was found safely two days later. (DMV photo)

Woman escapes secure care center

The Portland Police Bureau is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a 48-year-old woman believed to have scaled a large fence surro…

Kim and Roy Fox bought this historic home and planned to move it. But the permitting process was put on hold by the city of Portland, Sept. 12, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Agreement reached on historic home move

After weeks of fighting red tape, the owners of a historic Portland home finally have a way to save it from demolition. “We are more optimis…

A man wearing a hockey mask tied up one person and threatened to explode a bomb while he robbed the Quality Inn in Woodland, Sept. 14, 2013 (Woodland Police Department)

Are area hotel robberies connected?

Though police won’t officially confirm these crimes are related, three separate hotel robberies all have the same method: An armed man weari…

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Hood River bank suspect apprehended

The suspect in a Sept. 12 bank robbery that put Hood River-area schools on lock-down Thursday has been identified and captured, according to…

FILE - An artist's rendering of the proposed Hyatt Hotel near the Convention Center in Northeast Portland. (Morteson Development)

Details murky over tax money for Hyatt

Lawmakers being asked to make the decisions don’t have all the facts in front of them about using taxpayer money to help build a Hyatt Hotel…

This mural was painted in 2010 by students at Bryant Elementary in Lake Oswego (Courtesy photo, Sept. 16, 2013)

Lake Oswego school mural painted over

Some parents are upset after a mural was painted over at Lakeridge Junior High School. The principal now admits he made a mistake when he de…

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Baked Spinach

Baked Spinach – Side Dishes – September 16, 2013

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DC rampage suspect had Seattle ties

The man identified as the shooter in the Washington Navy Yard slayings had been arrested in Seattle in 2004 for shooting out the tires of a …

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No speeding tickets for Wash. lawmakers?

A spokesman for Washington State Patrol says Washington lawmakers are constitutionally protected from receiving noncriminal traffic tickets …

Police work the scene on M Street, SE in Washington near the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. The U.S. Navy says one person is injured after a shooting at a Navy building in Washington. Police and emergency crews gathered Monday morning outside the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters building, where the shooting was reported. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Photos: Shooting at US Navy Yard

Including the gunman, 13 people died in a mass shooting at the US Navy Yard in Washington, DC, Sept. 16, 2013.

This booking photo provided by the Fort Worth Police Department shows Aaron Alexis, arrested in September, 2010, on suspicion of discharging a firearm in the city limits. Alexis is suspected to be the shooter at the Washington D,C. Navy Yard Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/ Fort Worth Police Department)

Navy Yard shooter was former reservist

Defense officials say the suspected Washington Navy Yard gunman was currently working as a defense department contractor, but it’s not clear…

Superintendent for Portland Public Schools Carol Smith Sept. 16, 2013. (KOIN)

PPS wants mediation in contract talks

After five months of negotiations, the Portland Public Schools asked for mediation to help reach a deal with the Portland Association of Tea…