FILE - From left; Italian student Raffaele Sollecito, slain 21-year-old British woman Meredith Kercher, her American roommate Amanda Knox. A Florence appeals panel designated by Italy's supreme court to address errors in the appeals acquittal is set to deliberate Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, with a verdict expected later in the day. (AP Photo/files)

Amanda Knox trial nears 3rd verdict

The first two trials produced flip-flop verdicts of guilty then innocent for Knox and her former Italian boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito.

Devin Paul Hansen, 30, is accused of strangling his girlfriend Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in her Albany, Ore., home. She died from her injuries at a Corvallis hospital two days later. (Linn County Jail)

Strangled Albany woman dies in hospital

Her boyfriend was arrested on attempted murder. According to charging documents, the assault was witnessed by the victim’s 3-year-old daught…

Telephone (file)

‘You called 911 for that?’

In what they say is an effort to educate the public on how the 911 system should be used, Washington County is about to put the most ridicul…

Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge drives between Memphis Grizzlies forward Tayshaun Prince and Marc Gasol in Portland, Jan. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Grizzlies tame Blazers in Portland

Despite another big night from LaMarcus Aldridge, the Memphis Grizzlies set down the Blazers at the Moda Center Tuesday night.

Police respond to a shooting near the Safeway store at SW 10th and Jefferson, Jan. 28, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

2 shot near downtown Portland Safeway

A possible robbery gone wrong left two men shot — including the suspected robber — near the Safeway store at SW 10th and Jefferson in down…

A MAX train, a TriMet bus and a Portland Streetcar in downtown Portland, Sept. 3, 2013. (KOIN 6 News)

TriMet audit: money issues, low morale

The Secretary of State’s Office released its audit of TriMet finding that the organization faces several financial problems and that straine…