Portland Police Lieutenant Chris Davis hands a citation to a motorist who was speeding in a school zone along Southwest Capitol Highway. Police Chief Mike Reese says traffic violators are less likely to get caught because staffing has been reduced. September 2013. (Jaime Valdez/Portland Tribune)

Cop numbers low, but so is crime rate

Officials say there simply aren’t enough detectives to investigate all the crimes committed in Portland, which has only 1.7 police officers …

Abandoned gold bars baffle German police

BERLIN (AP) — Attention all passengers: could the person who left a stash of gold bars and a pile of banknotes in the luggage deposit at Col…

Newport, Oregon at 4pm on Sept. 27, 2013 (KOIN 6 News webcam)

Typhoon fallout headed to Ore., Wash.

Saturday’s storm will contain tropical moisture from a former western Pacific typhoon, Typhoon Pabuk, which brushed by Japan’s east coast ea…

A Gresham Police Department patrol car was parked outside the Pine Square Apartment complex following a homicide in the parking lot. (KOIN. September 6, 2013).

Gresham considers safety levy

The city reports details on how much the levy will cost each individual are still being worked out. But Amy Lidstrom and her mother told KOI…