The price of groceries across America continue to rise as experts predict even greater increases this year. (AP Photo/Jeff Barnard)

Eugene joins Portland in plastic-bag ban

Other Oregon cities — such as Corvallis, Newport and Astoria — also are looking at possible bans. The plastic-bag ban in Eugene starts Wed…

Portland Police Bureau unveiled their new behavioral health unit on April 30, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

PPB unveils behavioral health unit

Responding to a US Department of Justice mandate, the Portland Police Bureau unveiled its new “behavioral health unit” Tuesday.

Burrowing burglar

Thieves burrow into 6 Tualatin stores

A pharmacy lost every prescription pill on its shelves — nearly 1,000 bottles of medicine worth more than $40,000 — when thieves broke int…

A collision involving a Portland Streetcar and a tractor-trailer disrupted traffic in Southeast Portland Tuesday. Tuesday, April 30, 2013. (Dean Barron/KOIN 6 News)

Truck hits streetcar on SE MLD Blvd

A collision involving a Portland Streetcar and a tractor-trailer disrupted traffic in Southeast Portland Tuesday afternoon.

Joann Johnson looks at the window where a thief climbed in and stole an Xbox 360 while three children slept in the room in Kelso, Wash. (KOIN 6 News, April 30, 2013)

Xbox stolen while 3 children sleep

In the early hours of Saturday morning, a thief climbed through an open window of a house in Kelso and stole an Xbox 360 just a few feet awa…