A terminal along the Willamette River near Northwest Front, just south of the St. John's Bridge, Feb. 17, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Crude oil terminal eyed for Willamette

An existing terminal on the Willamette River is being eyed for crude oil that has a lower ignition point, prompting safety and environmental…

Signs being made in preparation of a Portland teachers strike, Feb. 17, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Parents scramble in teacher strike prep

With a 5-year-old in school and the neighbor caring for his 1-year-old, Michael Isaacs’ routine for his kids — and for him — is about to c…

Jay Taylor Jenkins, 24, is walked to a Portland Police Bureau squad car in Southeast Portland (KOIN)

2 arrested in SE Powell hit-run fatality

The suspected driver was taken into custody, along with a man accused of trying to help him cover up the crime. Police executed a search war…

Oregon State's Malcolm Duvivier, left, slams a dunk over Oregon's Mike Moser during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)

Ducks hold off Beavers in win

No college basketball teams have played more against each other than the Ducks and Beavers, whose game Sunday was the 341st matchup in the C…

Grant High School teachers walk out with their personal belongings as a strike looms in Portland, Feb. 14, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

PPS, teachers’ union keep talking

Portland Public Schools presented the union a new contract proposal Sunday. If no deal is reached by Thursday, teachers will strike.

A mini van was struck by a tree on Hwy. 22 in Marion County. The driver was transported to a local hospital. (Credit: Kevin Henson)

Tree lands on van, driver extricated

A 70-foot tree fell and landed on top of a minivan. The driver was extricated and taken to a hospital. He is expected to survive.

A road near Independence Bridge in Marion County was closed because of high water, Feb. 16, 2014 (Marion County Sheriff's Office)

Floods close roads; heavy rain expected

The soaking rains put the Pudding River in Aurora above flood stage Sunday afternoon, and a road near Independence Bridge in Marion County w…

Team Hill's Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers moves the ball against Team Webber's Trey Burke of the Utah Jazz during the Rising Star NBA All Star Challenge Basketball game, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Damian Lillard’s busy All-Star weekend

Portland’s Damian Lillard was the first person to compete in three All-Star Saturday events, adding that to Friday’s Rising Stars Challenge …

A man signs a document (MGN Online, file)

Oregon closed handwriting analysis unit

The troubled state unit that analyzed handwriting in criminal cases quietly shut down more than a year ago after police discovered two of it…