Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) dumps Gatorade on head coach Pete Carroll late in the game against the Denver Broncos during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. Seattle won 43-8. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Seahawks wallop Broncos in Super Bowl

The Seahawks won their first Super Bowl title Sunday night in overpowering fashion, punishing Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 43-8.

Philip Seymour Hoffman poses at the premiere of the film "A Most Wanted Man" during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah, Jan. 19, 2014 (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dies

Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won a best actor Oscar in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in “Capote,” was found dead Sunday in h…

Punxsutawney Phil is held by Ron Ploucha after emerging from his burrow Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, on Gobblers Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., to see his shadow and forecast six more weeks of winter weather. The prediction this year fell on the same day as Super Bowl Sunday. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Punxsutawney Phil predicts longer winter

The handlers for groundhog Punxsutawney Phil say he’s forecasting six more weeks of what already has felt like a brutally long and cold wint…

Denver Broncos' Peyton Manning (18) waves to fans following a game against the Houston Texans in Houston. Manning threw his 51st touchdown pass of the season to set a new NFL record, Dec. 22, 2013 (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Peyton Manning wins 5th MVP award

Peyton Manning’s record-setting season earned him his fifth Associated Press NFL MVP award Saturday night in a landslide.

Actor Maximilian Schell acknowledges the applause during the Diva Entertainment Awards 2008 in Munich, southern Germany, Jan. 24, 2008. (AP Photo/Diether Endlicher,File)

Oscar-winner Maximilian Schell dies

Maximilian Schell, a fugitive from Adolf Hitler who became a Hollywood favorite and won an Oscar for his role as a defense attorney in “Judg…

Some of the hundreds of attendees at a Cannabis Symposium in Portland, Feb. 1, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

Hundreds gather to talk retail pot

In Northeast Portland on Saturday, a cannabis symposium was held as a networking opportunity for business owners in the fledgling industry.

Tersia Theel kisses her daughter, Abigail Robinson, in this undated courtesy photo to KOIN 6 News.

‘I hope she can get on with her life’

On Sunday, October 20, 2013, Tersia Theel was preparing her home on Washington’s coast for a visit with her 11-year-old daughter, Abigail. T…

A classroom in a Portland school (KOIN 6 News, file)

Hales: No money to avert teacher strike

With the Portland teachers planning to take a strike vote next Wednesday, the question arose again: will the City of Portland step in at the…

Grant Park at NE 33rd in Portland, as seen on their website Jan. 31, 2014

PPB: Woman, 22, raped in Grant Park

A 22-year-old woman was sexually assaulted Tuesday night in Northeast Portland by a stranger in his 20s, police said in a release Friday aft…