The Chevy Cobalt moves on the assembly line at the Lordstown Assembly Plant Thursday Aug. 21, 2008. in Lordstown, Ohio. The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog likely is looking into whether General Motors was slow to report problems that led to a massive small-car recall and 13 deaths. Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

General Motors recalls 1.5 M vehicles

General Motors is bracing for a major financial hit after announcing 3 recalls that affect a total of roughly 1.5 million vehicles.

Portland Fire officials put out a blaze in the 8700 block of SE Crystal Springs Blvd. Tuesday, March 18. (Chas Briggs)

Fire damages Southeast Portland home

Five residents of a Southeast Portland home are receiving aid from the Red Cross this morning after a fire in their home in Southeast Portla…