No one was hurt when a driver lost control, hit a house and ruptured a gas meter in Portland, Oct. 5, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Car hits gas meter, homes evacuated

The driver of a car lost control and crashed through a fence, hit a house and ruptured a gas main in the 1500 block of SE 41st Avenue Saturd…

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2 eateries robbed by man with shotgun

Two armed robberies within an hour of each other with similar methods and suspect description are believed by Portland police to be connecte…

92-year-old dies in fruit stand crash

One person died and five others were injured when three vehicles collided in Marion County Saturday afternoon. Deputies said a 3-month-old d…

Beaverton students wore purple to honor the 2012 Homecoming Queen, Maddie Lauer, who died. Oct. 4, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Beaverton wears purple for queen

At homecoming this year, the Beaverton students did not don the school colors of black and orange. Instead, the student body wore purple, Ma…

Government shutdown stops timber sales

The U.S. Forest Service is shutting down timber sales on national forests across the country due to the partial shutdown of the federal gove…

FILE - The Interstate 5 bridge spanning the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington states. Undated photo. (Bill Cortez/KOIN 6 News)

Next on OR agenda: Columbia River bridge

Proponents of building a new Interstate 5 bridge over the Columbia River are still pushing for another special session to get that project g…