Auto theft rate up 10% locally, down statewide

The rate of vehicle thefts in the Portland metropolitan increased by 10 percent from 2014 to 2015, according to a new report from a collection of insurance companies, but the total number of vehicle stolen in Washington state fell. Read More

Bus stop no longer served by Route 157

PORTLAND — Starting Monday, the TriMet stop on the north side of Northeast Wheeler Avenue along Williams Avenue will move. The stop's new location won't be served by C-Tran Route 157 because of required lane changes near Broadway. Read More

Volkswagen will pay $10.2B to settle

DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen will spend about $10.2 billion to settle an emissions cheating scandal in the U.S. that has turned into one of the largest cases of corporate deception in the nation’s history. Read More

Barrett stock climbs despite $8M Q1 loss

Barrett Business Services Inc. posted an $8 million quarterly loss on Wednesday, but investors didn’t seem to mind, sending the Vancouver company’s stock price up $3.35 to end the day at $42.18. Read More