Jennifer Holcer holds a picture of her daughter, Rylee, who was injured when a rock hit her in the face. (June 24, 2013, KOIN 6 News)

Rock smashes 10-year-old’s face

A 10-year-old playing with friends was hit in the face by a rock, which broke her jaw, knocked out teeth and caused head trauma. But her par…

FILE - Teacher Sarah Morse, center, helps during lunch at the Eastham Community Center Claskamas County Children's Commission Head Start Monday, April 9, 2012, in Oregon City, Ore. Oregon enrolls relatively few children in its state-funded pre-kindergarten program, but spends more money per student than almost every state, according to an annual report released Tuesday by the National Institute for Early Education. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Survey: Ore. faces rising child poverty

The state ranked 41st in the economic well-being of its children. About 37 percent of Oregon children have parents who lack secure employmen…

An AMR ambulance (File photo, April 2013)

Vancouver man slain near Columbia River

A 52-year-old Vancouver man was stabbed to death in Klickitat County, and investigators believe a man from the Portland-Vancouver metro area…