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Oregon governor appoints new Secretary of State

Oregon governor appoints new Secretary of State »Play Video
Jeanne Atkins

When Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned, the job passed to Secretary of State Kate Brown under rules set forth in Oregon's state constitution.

That left Brown's elected position vacant - and, per the constitution, it fell to the new governor to appoint her successor.

Police: Driver of truck that killed 3 kids thought he had a green light

Police: Driver of truck that killed 3 kids thought he had a green light »Play Video
The search warrant affidavit and return filed in Lane County Circuit Court

The driver of a pickup truck that hit and killed 3 children last month told police he thought he had a green light.

Witnesses told police that the family had the right-of-way as they crossed Main from north to south.

Substation fire sends plume of smoke high above Hillsboro

Substation fire sends plume of smoke high above Hillsboro »Play Video
A BPA substation near Cornelius Pass Road and Imbrie Drive in Hillsboro burns Friday, March 6, 2015. (KATU Photo)

A fire broke out at a power substation near Highway 26 in Hillsboro Friday afternoon, sending a black plume of smoke high into the Hillsboro skyline.

'Everything they asked us to do, we did': State suspends mental health facility's license

'Everything they asked us to do, we did': State suspends mental health facility's license »Play Video

The Oregon Health Authority suspended the license of a mental health facility on March 2, putting 24 people out of work and forcing a dozen patients to move.

The OHA Addictions and Mental Health Division suspended the license for ShelterCare's Heeran Center after it failed an inspection.

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Man accused of kidnapping, raping woman

Man accused of kidnapping, raping woman »Play Video
Police arrested 37-year-old Craig Alexander Lazon on charges of attempted aggravated murder, kidnapping, rape and assault.

A man is accused of kidnapping and raping a woman while holding her against her will for a week.

Meet Hulk, the giant pit bull

Meet Hulk, the giant pit bull »Play Video
They call him "Hulk." A pit bull who's size is so incredible -- he seems destined to become the world's biggest pit bull once he's done growing. Hulk sure seemed to grow on New Yorkers during a whirlwind tour. Jeanne Moos reports on a gentle giant turned media darling.

Doctor unsure how infant left in car died

Doctor unsure how infant left in car died »Play Video

Dr. Clifford Nelson says he's not sure how 6-month-old Jillian Freier died in an Intel parking lot in October.

She was left there for nearly 6 hours by her dad, an Intel employee, who says he forgot she was in the car.

Nelson says Jillian likely died before the temperature inside the car got hot enough to kill her.