Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, July 17, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Hales: Issue is lawless, not homeless

Painting the issue as not homelessness but lawlessness, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales said the recent crackdown on sidewalk campers is not si…

Copper wire thief electrocuted

The man was attempting to steal copper wire from an abandoned plywood mill when he was shocked by an electrical panel board. His body was fo…

‘Next wave’ swamps east side

As Portland’s hip and groovy image persists, along with our reputation for a fine quality of life, gentrification is spreading to new and so…