Local & Regional

Local Police looking for missing child taken from Longview Police looking for missing child taken from Longview
Police say Cash Travis was taken by his parents, Andy W. Travis, 34, and Cerena M. Barros, 25. Both of them are from Longview. Police say they do not have legal custody of the boy and are in violation of a court order.
Local Everyday Heroes: Mighty Oaks Volunteers Everyday Heroes: Mighty Oaks Volunteers (Video)
A fresh beginning for an organization in Albany that helps children. Thanks to volunteers, the “Mighty Oaks Children’s Therapy Center” has a new look and brighter future.
Local Elementary kids thwart attempted child abduction in SE Salem Elementary kids thwart attempted child abduction in SE Salem (Video)
Marion County deputies are seeking help finding a man who attempted to abduct three children walking home Friday. But the attempt was thwarted when one of the older children slapped the suspect's wrist and all three children were able to safely escape, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.
Local Navy nurse blames ID Theft on maid of honor Navy nurse blames ID Theft on maid of honor (Video)
Betrayed by her best friend, Beverly Torres said its hurtful to think the woman she considered her "go-to gal" would rip her off. But Torres said police have unveiled a dark side to the woman in her wedding album.
Local West Coast dockworkers union ratifies 5-year contract West Coast dockworkers union ratifies 5-year contract
The labor dispute that hobbled international trade through West Coast seaports earlier this year officially ended Friday when the union representing dockworkers announced its members had ratified a five-year contract.
Local Woman dies in rollover crash outside Willamina Woman dies in rollover crash outside Willamina
A woman died in a rollover crash along a rural Yamhill County road Thursday night, and investigators said she may have been speeding in a corner along Gilbert Creek Road.
Local Grand Ronde Tribe, Willamina School Board at odds over tribal flag display Grand Ronde Tribe, Willamina School Board at odds over tribal flag display (Video)
The Willamina School District and the Grand Ronde tribe are at odds over a request to hang the tribal flag in the high school gym. Tribal leaders pressed the school board for a quick decision a few weeks ago. The school board said 'not so fast'. Now, the tribe has to wait another month for an answer.
Local No-kill animal shelter in danger of closing No-kill animal shelter in danger of closing (Video)
It’s not just an animal shelter. It’s a safe haven for creatures big and small that might not otherwise have a home. NW Love All Animal Rescue is a no-kill shelter.
Local Bill to limit grounds for expulsions clears Oregon House Bill to limit grounds for expulsions clears Oregon House
A measure trimming back the reasons school children can be kicked out of school in order to address what supporters call the "school-to-prison pipeline" cleared the Legislature on Thursday with bipartisan support.
Local Government seeks 2 years in parking meter bribery case Government seeks 2 years in parking meter bribery case
Federal prosecutors have recommended a sentence of more than two years for a former Portland city official who pleaded guilty to taking bribes in exchange for steering a parking meter contract to a Florida company.