Gregory Poe, better known as Illmaculate, outside the Blue Monk in Portland, March 5, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Hip-hop overcrowding spurs police review

Portland hip-hop artist Illmaculate was shocked by the heavy police response — including the gang task force — at his concert Saturday nig…

Jackie Yerby of the group Catholic Oregonians for Marriage Equality, March 5, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Color Violet during Lent for equality

The group Catholic Oregonians for Marriage Equality will wear violet colors and buttons to show their support for same-sex marriage.

FILE - Members of the Occupy Portland movement took over part of downtown in mid-October 2011, with many dressed in Guy Fawkes masks from the 2005 movie "V for Vendetta." (Portland Tribune/Christopher Onstott)

How liberal is Portland?

This isn’t ‘Portlandia,’ but it sure feels like it according to a survey highlighting the Rose City’s very lefty political leanings.

Stephen Kovacs, 51, shown in a jail booking photo after being arrested by Portland Police Bureau detectives for murder. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office).

Roommate arrested in Portland murder

A 51-year-old man has been charged with murder and unlawful use of a weapon after police arrested him on accusations he killed his roommate …

Johnathan Richard Black, March 4, 2014 (WCSO)

Bethany man faces 15 sex charges

A 39-year-old Bethany man surrendered to authorities after a Grand Jury indicted him for sex crimes with young boys.