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Crash closes I-5 SB at Rose Quarter

All Interstate 5 southbound lanes were closed shortly before 10:40 p.m. Monday night for emergency response to a crash reported near the Ros…

Multnomah County Commissioner Jeff Cogen's chair, July 17, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Cogen’s last day as county chair

Multnomah County Chair Jeff Cogen is officially out of office. His former chief of staff, Marissa Madrigal, is expected to be sworn in as th…

Suzanne Mudica, 48, wandered away from a residential care facility in Northeast Portland on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. She was found safely two days later. (DMV photo)

Woman escapes secure care center

The Portland Police Bureau is asking for the public's assistance in locating a 48-year-old woman believed to have scaled a large fence surro…

Kim and Roy Fox bought this historic home and planned to move it. But the permitting process was put on hold by the city of Portland, Sept. 12, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Agreement reached on historic home move

After weeks of fighting red tape, the owners of a historic Portland home finally have a way to save it from demolition. "We are more optimis…

A man wearing a hockey mask tied up one person and threatened to explode a bomb while he robbed the Quality Inn in Woodland, Sept. 14, 2013 (Woodland Police Department)

Are area hotel robberies connected?

Though police won't officially confirm these crimes are related, three separate hotel robberies all have the same method: An armed man weari…