Southbound traffic backed up on Interstate 5 Wednesday afternoon after a 40,000-pound crane counterweight fell off a truck near the Rose Quarter, the Oregon Department of Transportation said.
Five new Humboldt penguin chicks that hatched this spring at the Oregon Zoo have emerged from their nest boxes and are exploring their new surroundings in a very adorable way.
An Oregon Health & Science University instructor has been indicted on charges of Medicaid fraud and evading income taxes.
On your next hotel stay, ask the concierge which footwear brand makes the house sneaker. If they don't have an answer, then you're not staying at the Ace Hotel.
Is your summertime budget tight? Not to worry - there will be plenty of entertainment in the coming months at your local parks.
It will have hilly corridors, shade structures and pools. The zoo's director says this new exhibit will be "one of a kind."
Do you still need to pay your Portland arts tax? If so, today is the day to get it in - the deadline was extended to June 10 after the city's website crashed on the night of the first deadline.
One of the mayor's aides is getting some heat over sexually suggestive comments and behavior.
Police and Portland State University public safety officers are investigating a reported assault on a female student Saturday.
You may want to shield your eyes this weekend - or gawk - depending on your inclination.
A local man wants TriMet to pay up after he says it was one of their buses that damaged a mirror on his vehicle.
The parade starts at the Memorial Coliseum, works its way down Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, crosses the Burnside Bridge, then snakes through downtown before ending near Lincoln High School.
A 15-year-old girl was the latest to take her own life by jumping off the Vista Bridge and for a couple that works nearby, what's happening has got to stop.
Now that Portland city commissioners have their bureau assignments, it's time to get to work.