Henry Ryan Babitzke died in a crash on I-5, Feb. 28, 2014. He was 6. (Courtesy: Tracy Babitzke)

Boy, 6, ‘smiled every morning’

Henry Babitzke "was a special kid. He touched a lot of hearts," his mother said, one day after the 6-year-old was killed when a wrong-way dr…

USC guard Julian Jacobs, right, goes up for a layup against Oregon forward Mike Moser on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Los Angeles. Oregon won 78-63. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Streaking Ducks put away USC

It took the streaking Oregon Ducks a good while to put last-place Southern California away on Saturday. They finally did so because of their…

Chris Hemsworth, left, and President of the Academy Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce the Academy Awards nominations for best supporting actress at the 86th Academy Awards nomination ceremony on Jan. 16, 2014 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Vince Bucci/Invision/AP)

Laff at the Movies: 2014 Oscar picks

The votes are in, but the results won't be announced until Sunday night. That makes this Oscar-guessing time — and LIN Media movie critic A…

Kelly Vern Swoboda, left, is the suspect in a Milwaukie kidnapping (left) and a Eugene bank robbery (right), Feb. 28, 2014

Kidnap suspect now bank robbery suspect

The man suspected of robbing a Eugene bank is believed to be the man wanted for kidnapping a young woman from a tanning salon a month ago.

A man was taken into custody after shots were fired at NE 90th Avenue and Sandy Blvd, Feb. 28, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Shots fired on Sandy Blvd; man held

A man was taken into custody after firing a gun in Northeast Portland, briefly closing Sandy Boulevard during rush hour.

Dojie, a service dog who was beaten by a Washington County Animal Control officer, will lose an eye, his owner Marlin Starr said, Feb. 28, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Dog to lose eye; officer on desk duty

The service dog beaten by a Washington County Animal Control officer will have his eye surgically removed next week while the investigation …