TThe Rogue River in Jackson County, Oregon (wiki commons)

Ore DEQ: too much mercury in Rogue River

State authorities want to reduce high levels of mercury in resident fish in the Rogue River and other popular whitewater and sport-fishing r…

Pacific University VP Michael Mallery in Washington County court on sex abuse charges, Jan. 22, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

PacU veep granted leave after arrest

Michael Mallery, accused of sexually abusing a family member, was granted a leave of absence from his job as Pacific University’s Vice Presi…

Meadow Park Middle School in Beaverton, as seen on their website, Jan. 22, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Student suspended over ‘kill list’

A Beaverton middle school student was suspended after sending an online survey to other students that asked which of 17 specific students sh…

A City of Bend police car (File, web photo)

Bend police chief fired, no cause given

The police chief in Bend has been fired following revelations that a police spokesman had sexual relations with three city employees and a j…

Vancouver police seized a vehicle believed to be involved in a double-fatal hit-and-run, Jan. 21, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Hit-run truck owner not cooperating

Police have located the owner of a pickup truck that they believe was involved in a hit-and-run Sunday that left two women dead.