Kelly Swoboda in three mug shots from Multnomah County in 1999 (file)

Why was Kelly Swoboda not behind bars?

KOIN 6 News learned there sometimes can be communications problems betweeen government databases, which is one reason Kelly Swoboda may have…

Portland State University Professor Tom Shrimpton received an email from Google offering him $96,400 towards his research on overcoming online censorship. (Portland State University)

PSU prof gets mystery grant from Google

When Portland State University professor Tom Shrimpton received an unlikely email granting him tens of thousands of dollars, he was skeptica…


Cheese Blintzes

Crepes Ingredients – Makes about 16 crepes 2 cups flour 1/4 cup melted butter 2 cups milk 4 eggs 1/4 teaspoon salt Spray oil Directions warm…

A child was seen speeding down the road in Forest Grove. (KOIN)

Driving 7 year old’s mom charged

The mother of a child spotted behind the wheel of a speeding car in Forest Grove, Ore. is facing a reckless endangerment charge.

This Frontier Middle School student, 12, took 400 rounds of ammuniton and a gun to school in October 2013. He took a plea deal on March 13, 2014 (KOIN 6 News, file)

Frontier Middle Schooler takes plea deal

The 12-year-old charged with bringing a handgun and 400 rounds of ammunition to a Vancouver middle school in October pleaded guilty to charg…

Kelly Swoboda in three mug shots from Clackamas County, two from 1999 and one from 2013 (file)

Kelly Swoboda’s life in crime

Kelly Vern Swoboda, who was shot to death by a Portland police officer Wednesday in a confrontation near Wilson High School, has a long crim…

David Herman in 2013 (KOIN 6 News, file)

Teacher sentenced in death of Aloha girl

A former Liberty High School teacher was sentenced to prison over a crash that killed an 11-year-old girl in the front yard of her Aloha hou…