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…