A tow truck removes an abandoned car on West Burnside Street near Northwest 24th Avenue. State and city crews have been working overtime to remove vehicles that were abandoned by frustrated drivers. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. (KOIN 6 News)

Crews scramble to remove abandoned cars

Tow trucks are working overtime to remove cars that have been left by frustrated drivers on highways and steep roads throughout Portland.

Drivers found themselves without traction Thursday afternoon in Beaverton as snow hit the region. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. (Portland Tribune/Dan Brood)

Portland wakes up to winter wonderland

Another 2 to 4 inches of snow are expected Friday. All schools are closed, and several major employers — including Nike and Daimler — have…

Secretary of State John Kerry testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, 2013 File)

US waives sanctions on Iran broadcaster

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is temporarily waiving sanctions on Iran’s state broadcaster, a senior Obama administration offic…

This school bus slid sideways in Aloha and hit a parked car, slightly injuring one student, Feb. 6, 2014 (Washington County Sheriff's Office)

School bus slides into parked car

About a dozen 6th-graders were on a bus when it slid sideways in Aloha and hit a parked car, slightly injuring one student Thursday afternoo…

A huge pileup involving 20 to 25 vehicles shut down Interstate 5 Thursday morning near Albany, Feb. 6, 2014. (KOIN 6 News viewer photo)

Snowstorm halts Ore. legislative session

The cancellation will increase pressure on lawmakers as they try to wrap up the legislative session within the 35 days allowed under the sta…

An Alaska Air plane at a gate at PDX, Feb. 6, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Some flights cancelled at PDX

As conditions in the Portland metro area get worse, air travelers need to double check their flights and schedule as cancellations and delay…