A funnel cloud in Albany, Sept. 25, 2013 (Report It: Mark Chevalier)

Funnel cloud spotted in Albany

A funnel cloud was spotted just before noon Wednesday near Albany, the National Weather Service reported. Find out why it didn’t touch down.

FILE - A protester with the environmental group Cascadia Forest Defenders hangs from ropes on the north end of the Oregon State Capitol building in Salem. Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. (KOIN 6 News)

Data: Oregon Capitol more open than many

It doesn’t require ID badges for staffers or visitors, there is no security at the entrances and citizens with firearms are allowed to walk …

State of Oregon seal (KOIN 6 News, file)

McMinnville agent’s license revoked

A McMinnville insurance agent lost his license and was ordered to repay $46,000 in premiums he kept instead of forwarding to insurers.

Bride-to-be Lynn Reidl lost her $50,000 engagement ring in Vancouver, Wash. The ring was returned Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. Here, Reidi shows KOIN the appraisal information. Sept. 23, 2013. (KOIN 6 News)

Lost $50K engagement ring returned

A woman who found the ring told Vancouver police she turned it in after having it appraised. She will not face charges.

Bull shot after dodging rush hour traffic

WOODBURY, Minn. (AP) — A runaway bull managed to dodge rush hour traffic in the Twin Cities, but was fatally shot by law enforcement officer…