Team Hill's Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers moves the ball against Team Webber's Trey Burke of the Utah Jazz during the Rising Star NBA All Star Challenge Basketball game, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Damian Lillard’s busy All-Star weekend

Portland’s Damian Lillard was the first person to compete in three All-Star Saturday events, adding that to Friday’s Rising Stars Challenge …

A man signs a document (MGN Online, file)

Oregon closed handwriting analysis unit

The troubled state unit that analyzed handwriting in criminal cases quietly shut down more than a year ago after police discovered two of it…

One man died and 5 more hurt in a crash in Northeast Portland, Feb. 16, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

One killed, 5 hurt in NE Portland crash

One man died and five others hurt after the driver of the car they were in lost control and hit a power pole in Northeast Portland early Sun…

Teachers clean out their belongings at Maplewood School in Southwest Portland, Feb. 15, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Teachers pack for strike; hope remains

More teachers are cleaning out their classrooms in anticipation of a strike on Thursday, and parents helped the teachers in at least one Por…

One of the slides along SR-14 in Washington in the Gorge, Feb. 15, 2014 (WSDOT)

Heavy rains bring more rock slides

Nine unexpected slides on SR-14 has Washington state crews busy while Oregon road crews are still working to clean up the debris from a land…

The PPB car was damaged when a woman did a U-turn into it. The driver was arrested for DUII and other charges, Feb. 15, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Woman U-turns into Portland patrol car

A woman faces multiple charges, including DUII, after making a U-turn and crashing into a Portland police car, and then tried to flee.