FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, file photo, a Union Pacific locomotive with passenger cars in tow is parked in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Union Pacific locomotive derails

A Union Pacific locomotive derailed early Tuesday morning in Portland, Ore., but no injuries or spills were reported.

Students in a Portland school (file)

PPS begins seeking replacement teachers

With a potential teachers strike in Portland now just more than a week away, the school district posted ads in many places — including Crai…

An ODOT road plow, Feb. 9, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Why doesn’t Oregon salt the roads?

Oregon is one of six states that doesn’t use salt on the roads — and the others are in the deep south where it’s almost always warm.

Dirck Morgan White, 41, (side by side photos) is the suspect in the shooting death of a Clackamas County weightmaster, Feb. 6, 2014 (Clackamas County Sheriff's Office photos)

Reward upped in weightmaster murder

A $7,500 reward is offered for information that leads to the arrest of the truck driver suspected of shooting to death a Clackamas County we…

Right 2 Dream Too resident Marty looks over a series of doors that were among the city justifications for fining owners of the homeless campsite property. A deal to move the campsite will render the door/wall obsolete, unless it is moved to the new site underneath the Broadway Bridge. Undated photo. (Jaime Valdez/Portland Tribune)

Developer ready to pay to move R2DToo

A developer may give nearly $900,000 to the city to move the Right 2 Dream Too homeless camp from its current location on Burnside.

Timbers owner Merritt Paulson (right) announced the name change of their home field from Jeld-Wen Field to Providence Park, Feb. 10, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Timbers home field now Providence Park

The Portland Timbers changed the name of their home field to Providence Park. But a KOIN 6 News investigation shows the city is being accuse…

A TVF&R firefighter responds to a fire that knocked KOIN, KATU and KRCW off the air, Feb. 10, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

KOIN on low-power after fire

A fire in an electrical room in a building in Tualatin spread to transformer lines and knocked KOIN off the air for a brief time Monday afte…

Portland to take a strike vote, Feb. 5, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

PPS, union mediation resumes

Talks were rescheduled from Sunday to Monday because of the snowstorm. If no deal is reached by Feb. 20, teachers will walk out of class.

A jackknifed semi-truck on Interstate 84 westbound in Troutdale. After the semi jackknifed, a box truck crashed into it. Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. (KOIN 6 News)

Snowstorm phases out, big thaw begins

Temperatures will rise into the 40s by Monday afternoon. Rainfall will hit the metro area by Monday evening and continue through the rest of…

A MAX train in downtown Portland, Feb. 8, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Rider gives TriMet ‘7 out of 10’

For only the second time in its history, TriMet shut down the MAX lines during the ice storm that enveloped the region Saturday night.