The Portland City Council chamber was full for the discussion about funding the proposed Convention Center Hotel, Sept. 18, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Novick votes no on convention hotel deal

Portland commissioners voted to approve a “memorandum of understanding” Wednesay — outlining their expectations for any final deal between …

A sign notes the presence of surveillance cameras at Main City Park in Gresham, Sept. 18, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Gresham parks get surveillance cameras

The city of Gresham is installing cameras in as many four city parks and along the Spring Water Trail following a homicide in one park earli…

Tennessee wide receiver Josh Smith (25) is hit by Oregon defensive back Reggie Daniels (8) during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Oregon won 59-14. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

No. 2 Oregon’s defense holds its own

Twenty-one of Oregon’s 25 scoring drives this season have taken less than two minutes. That means the defense is on the field a lot.