Portland Police Lieutenant Chris Davis hands a citation to a motorist who was speeding in a school zone along Southwest Capitol Highway. Police Chief Mike Reese says traffic violators are less likely to get caught because staffing has been reduced. September 2013. (Jaime Valdez/Portland Tribune)

Cop numbers low, but so is crime rate

Officials say there simply aren’t enough detectives to investigate all the crimes committed in Portland, which has only 1.7 police officers …

Abandoned gold bars baffle German police

BERLIN (AP) — Attention all passengers: could the person who left a stash of gold bars and a pile of banknotes in the luggage deposit at Col…