Lorenzo Muller passed away on Thanksgiving.
A week later, his wife made a decision to keep others warm in honor of her husband's memory.
"People need these things," Jodie Muller said of the warms coats and clothes she brough to Ebbert Methodist Church. "They're just hanging here, so let's get them to the people who need them."
The two weeks Reaba Rojas and her granddaughter spent living in their car was no picnic.
"I did not let us be depressed," Rojas said. "I didn't let us think, 'Woe is me.' We had fun."
They found help at the First Place Family Center of St. Vincent de Paul, a day center for homeless families to get warm, do laundry and hit the computers to find work.
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 14-year-old Kennewick girl who police believe was kidnapped by a man who may be taking her to Mexico.
A 48-year-old man is missing near Oakridge, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office said.
The forecast has changed some, with the system likely sparing the Portland area from any measurable snowfall.
But forecasters increasingly believe we will see snow in Lane, Douglas and Coos counties - and lots of it.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations and Clackamas County SWAT members on Thursday joined police and sheriff's deputies in their search for a 13-year-old girl who they said ran away from home and could be in danger.
Vancouver Police are asking for help locating a couple that allegedly absconded with their five-month-old son who was in protective custody.
The Springfield Christmas Parade is in its 61st year bringing holiday cheer.
But this year will be a bit different.
Under the Affordable Care Act, employers have to provide insurance that covers birth control pills and other contraceptives. That doesn't sit well with churches and employers with a religious view that oppose birth control.