Andrew Oshea in a 2017 mug shot from Deschutes County

Why hasn’t PPS fired this teacher?

Since October 2015, Andrew Oshea has been in and out of jail on various charges. Through it all, his employer, Portland Public Schools, has …

Aidan is Wednesday's Child for August 9, 2017 (KOIN)

Wednesday’s Child: Aidan

Aidan will be a 4th-grader in September and like many 9-year-olds he said his favorite school subject is Phys Ed and baseball.

In this photo taken Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, a person smoking a Marlboro cigarette, a Phillip Morris product, is shown in Hialeah, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Oregon increases legal tobacco age to 21

The law takes effect at the start of 2018. Oregon is one of five states to boost the age to 21, joining California, Hawaii, Maine and New Je…

11-month-old dies in Monmouth house fire

Two adults, Benjamin Spencer and Natiacia Abbe and two of their children had evacuated the house but their 11-month-old son was still inside…