Tokyo celebrates win to host 2020 Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Cheers and shouts of “Banzai!!” echoed across Tokyo just after sunrise as thousands of people started celebrating the city’s su…

Oregon running back De'Anthony Thomas (6) runs past Virginia linebacker Kwontie Moore at Scott Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Shurtleff)

Thomas, Mariota lead Ducks in blowout

The Ducks (2-0), who gained a school-record 772 yards last week in beating Nicholls State, looked capable of doing it again against a Virgin…

Four people were safely rescued after their canoe overturned near Fields Bridge Park, Sept. 7, 2013 (West Linn PD)

Canoe overturns, 4 rescued safely

Four people, including two children, were safely rescued after their canoe crashed into rocks and overturned in the water near Fields Bridge…

Vatican: 100,000 attend Syria peace vigil

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says “violence and war are never the way to peace!” He spoke to tens of thousands of people who answered hi…

Krista Koehl seen in an undated photo from the Port of Portland's website. She died in a motorcycle accident in Italy, Sept. 6, 2013.

Port of Portland counsel dies in Italy

The Port of Portland’s general counsel was killed in a motorcycle accident on Friday while vacationing in Italy with her husband, who surviv…

Homeless advocate Mike Withey outside Portland City Hall, Sept. 6, 2013 (KOIN 6 News/Gary Kahne)

Face of downtown camping protest quits

The face of the downtown camping ban protest said he’s quitting after being intimidated by other campers who don’t share the same vision.

Homeless campers set up the 'Right to Dream' site on Burnside in Portland (KOIN 6 News,. file)

Attorney: Deal done to move R2D-Too

An attorney for the owner of the location where the Right 2 Dream Too homeless camp in Old Town is located said they’ve reached a deal with …

Mike Scoggins was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Aug. 24, 2013 (Courtesy photo/Clark County Sheriff's Office)

Co-workers help injured motorcyclist

Mike Scoggins co-workers at Ryonet, a screen printing business in Vancouver, designed t-shirts and organized a 5K race to help raise money t…

Brandon Hare, 25, pictured in a jail booking photo following his arrest Sep. 5, 2013 (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office.)

Man charged in screwdriver attack

Brandon S. Hare, 25, was charged by prosecutors with two counts of assault after reportedly attacking a two people with a screw driver, cour…