FILE - Inside a now-banned "seclusion room" once used at some Portland Public Schools. (KOIN 6 News)

Seclusion rooms out of Portland schools

The Oregon Department of Education reports the rooms have to go — even if they were put in before a new measure banning them went into effe…

Feds to legitimize marijuana financing

A Justice Department official says the federal government will enable financial institutions to transact business with the legitimate mariju…

James Madsen had his pickup truck and motorized wheelchair stolen from his Woodburn home, Sept. 10, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Truck, wheelchair stolen in elder attack

The suspect is described by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office as a heavy-set white male in his mid-30s, wearing dirty clothing and sweat…

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Dow gets makeover, adds Nike stock

The switch up, which will take effect Sept. 23, is due to the falling stock prices of the removed companies and a need to more accurately re…

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It’s a big week for fashion in Portland

Two major Portland fashion events kick off this week: Portland Fashion Week celebrates its 10th anniversary and downtown retailers roll out …

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Carport, fence put neighbors at odds

For about 40 years, there has been a carport at the Portland home Floyd Montgomery shares with his mother-in-law, Lois Ross. But their neigh…

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Neighbors not told about halfway house

In less than a week, the house two doors down from John Fox’s Milwaukie home will become a self-governed drug and alcohol halfway house. Fox…

Providence St. Vincent Medical Center as seen Sept. 5, 2013. (KOIN 6 News)

Hospitalized woman reports brutal attack

Security patrols at the Nature Park in Beaverton have been increased after a Monday report of a brutal park assault — made by a woman being…

Joshua Luke Moffitt in a photo released by Portland police on Sept. 10, 2013

Dentist/sex assault suspect kills himself

A 35-year-old dentist suspected in multiple sexual assaults involving juveniles killed himself as Portland police tried to serve a search wa…

Fireworks over downtown Portland, July 4, 2013 (Report It)

Moody’s: Portland maintains Aaa rating

Despite voicing some concerns the city of Portland was heading down a dangerous financial path, Moody’s confirmed Portland’s Aaa stable bond…

Students in class at Faubion Elementary School in Portland, Sept. 10, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Portland classrooms swelter in heat wave

Despite potentially record-setting temperatures in the region, Portland public schools and students continued their lesson plans even though…

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

Cogen absent; Kafoury may run for chair

Multnomah County Board Chair Jeff Cogen’s last day will be Monday but he was noticeably absent from Tuesday’s county commissioner meeting.