The city of Forest Grove said this boat is violating city code, Sept. 4, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Forest Grove code targets ‘junk’

The City of Forest Grove is updating city codes and hiring a new officer whose full-time job will be to focus on code violations.

Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz, Sept. 4, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Fritz tight-lipped on R2D-Too negotiation

Negotiations to move the Right 2 Dream Too homeless camp became public a week ago. But the lead negotiator for the city, Commissioner Amanda…

9-4-13-rockett in court

FBI joins Rockett child sex-abuse case

Steven Douglas Rockett, 44, appeared in court Wednesday on charges related to the alleged sexual exploitation of three young sisters in Wash…

9-4-13-Marissa Madrigal-Multnomah County website

Jeff Cogen’s chief of staff resigns

The chief of staff for an embroiled Multnomah County commissioner has resigned from her post. This is the second person to resign following …

Portland police

Man shoots self as deputy approaches

A 50-year-old man shot himself to death as a Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office civil deputy approached his house to serve a document.