Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez appears during a brief hearing in district court in Attleboro, Mass., Aug. 30. 2013 (AP Photo)

Ex-Patriot Hernandez pleads not guilty

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez pleaded not guilty to a first-degree murder charge Friday following his indictment in the k…

A bus carrying the Central Catholic JV football team burst into flames on US-26, Sept. 5, 2013. No one was hurt. (KOIN 6 News)

Battery malfunction caused bus fire

A battery malfunction caused the fire that destroyed a Blue Star charter bus carrying the Central Catholic JV football team Thursday afterno…

Multnomah County Commission Chair Jeff Cogen addresses the commission on a resolution calling for his resignation, July 25, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Cogen resigns following affair

Both Multnomah County and the Oregon Attorney General have launched investigations into whether Chair Jeff Cogen misused funds and violated …

FILE - Snowboarders put out their thumbs as they try to catch a ride to Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood in Government Camp, Ore., Wednesday, April, 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Ore., Wash., end snow park agreement

The two states are ending a 35-year agreement to honor each other’s permits for winter recreation areas. The permits are required to park at…