Runners at the 2012 Portland Marathon, as seen on their website

Portland Marathon to honor Boston

Security will be strong for the 43rd Portland Marathon as 7500 runners and walkers compete. Organizers also have a plan to find medical volu…

Firefighters called a SWAT unit after they saw a man run from this Clackamas house and break into the house next door, Sept. 27, 2013 (Clackamas FD)

Fire, explosions and SWAT in Clackamas

A fire and explosions engulfed a one-story house in Clackamas Friday afternoon, but firefighters were told to evacuate when a SWAT unit arri…

A truck dangles over the edge of the I-5 ramp to I-84, Sept. 27, 2013 (KOIN 6 News/Gabe Austin)

Dump truck dangled off edge of I-5 ramp

A dump truck dangled precariously over the railing of an I-5 flyover ramp in downtown Portland Friday afternoon, shutting the freeway for ab…

Lynsie Lee, a dancer at Northwest Portland's Casa Diablo, exchanged flirty tweets in February 2013 with Cory Booker, the US Senate candidate and mayor of Newark, N.J. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013. (KOIN 6 News)

Portland strip club adds Booker Burger

The vegan strip club Casa Diablo is taking advantage of its newfound fame, sparked by the media firestorm involving one if its dancers and U…

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…