FILE - In this undated photo from NBC Universal, Dennis Farina, who plays New York Police Detective Joe Fontana, acts in a scene with Michael Imperioli in the role of Detective Nick Falco, in an episode from NBC's police drama,"Law & Order." Farina died suddenly on Monday, July 22, 2013, in Scottsdale, AZriz., after suffering a blood clot in his lung. He was 69. (AP Photo/ NBC Universal,Jessica Burstein)

Dennis Farina dead at 69

Born in Chicago, the “Law & Order” star was a city police officer before turning to acting in his late 30s.

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Body in river was Clark County escapee

A body that was found floating in the Columbia River Sunday morning was identified as an escapee from a work release program in Clark County…

About 120 people were evacuated due to a wildfire that spread on the Warm Springs Reservation near the Kah-Nee-Ta Resort. July 22, 2013. The resort can be seen in the background, surrounded by scorched land. (KOIN 6 News)

Warm Springs fire covers 25,000 acres

More than 25,000 acres have burned in a blaze that came close to homes and forced the evacuation of the Kah-Nee-Ta Resort in Warm Springs.

James Spencer Hill, Jr., 20, was arrested in connection with the stabbing of two people at a part at a Southeast Portland residence on Saturday, July 20, 2013. (Multnomah County Jail)

Man arrested in 2 party stabbings

He was caught after a foot chase with Portland police along the Eastbank Esplanade. The victims are continuing to recover.