Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz, Sept. 9, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Fritz: New R2D-Too camp a ‘rest area’

While some businesses and residents near a proposed new homeless pilot project are scared about it moving into their backyard, Commissioner …

George Zimmerman in the courtroom for his trial in the Trayvon Martin shooting death at the Seminole County Criminal Justice Center, in Sanford, Fla., Friday, July 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool)

Police: Wife says Zimmerman threatened her

George Zimmerman’s wife has called police to her father’s house, saying the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murder …

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)

R2DT homeless camp gets permanent spot

The agreement ends a nearly two-year standoff that saw the campers assemble tarps and stoves next to one of Portland’s busiest thoroughfares…