A Benson vs Jefferson high school game in 2012 (KOIN 6 News, file)

PPS wants to overhaul athletic system

The Portland Public School District wants to re-establish the Portland Interscholastic League, a major overhaul of the athletics system.

One person died and three others injured when trusses fell over during an installation at a residential construction project in Sandy, Sept. 6, 2013 (Clackamas County Sheriff's Office)

1 dead, 3 hurt in Sandy crane accident

One person died and three others injured when trusses fell over during an installation at a residential construction project in Sandy.

Lee Swanigan in a photo from 2011 (Courtesy to KOIN 6 News)

Escaped psychiatric patient found

A 31-year-old convicted robber walked out of a psychiatric treatment facility Aug. 31 and remained at large until Friday evening.

Jeff Cogen, in a 2013 photo when he was Multnomah County Chairman (KOIN 6 News, file)

DOJ: Cogen investigation to continue

In the wake of Jeff Cogen’s surprising resignation as the chair of the Multnomah County Commissioners, the investigation into whether he mis…

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez appears during a brief hearing in district court in Attleboro, Mass., Aug. 30. 2013 (AP Photo)

Ex-Patriot Hernandez pleads not guilty

Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez pleaded not guilty to a first-degree murder charge Friday following his indictment in the k…

A bus carrying the Central Catholic JV football team burst into flames on US-26, Sept. 5, 2013. No one was hurt. (KOIN 6 News)

Battery malfunction caused bus fire

A battery malfunction caused the fire that destroyed a Blue Star charter bus carrying the Central Catholic JV football team Thursday afterno…

Multnomah County Commission Chair Jeff Cogen addresses the commission on a resolution calling for his resignation, July 25, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Cogen resigns following affair

Both Multnomah County and the Oregon Attorney General have launched investigations into whether Chair Jeff Cogen misused funds and violated …

FILE - Snowboarders put out their thumbs as they try to catch a ride to Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood in Government Camp, Ore., Wednesday, April, 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Ore., Wash., end snow park agreement

The two states are ending a 35-year agreement to honor each other’s permits for winter recreation areas. The permits are required to park at…

Microsoft tackles Xbox backlash

When it comes to hyping next-generation hardware, the video game industry doesn’t typically opt for simplicity.

FILE - The Portland City Council considers an ordinance that would amend what has been described as a serious flaw with the school arts tax approved by voters last November. March 27, 2013. (KOIN 6 News staff)

Hales: Leave Arts Tax alone

The council had been discussing possible changes to the voter-approved $35 flat tax because of questions concerning its disproportionate imp…