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Fatal Motorcycle Crash South of Roseburg

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A motorcycle crash south of Roseburg Sunday night left one woman dead and two men injured. Oregon State Police says around 6:30 p.m., a motorcycle driven by Kevin Wiltrout was traveling on I-5 when it lost control and hit the concrete divider. A second motorcycle driven by Cody Henson also lost control … Continue reading »

Crash into Water Kills Medford Man

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The victim of a single vehicle fatal crash on London Road near Cottage Grove last week has been identified as 36-year-old Joaquin Vargascortes, from Medford, according to officials. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle in the water off London Road near milepost 12 on September 18. … Continue reading »

Taylor’s Vintage Car Collection: ‘He wanted people to enjoy them’

South of Corvallis off Highway 99 sits Taylor’s Vintage Car Collection, a private shop of antique and historic cars. Tony Logan Jr., the shop’s caretaker, says grandfather Roy Taylor developed an obsession for classic Fords in the 1950s.

Olympians Teach Local Swimmers

EUGENE, Ore. — The Sheldon Pool was filled with dozens of swimmers Sunday as they learned skills from some of the best swimmers in the world. Four Olympic swimmers were in the pool Sunday, teaching those young kids some swimming techniques. The Olympic athletes say it’s fun to see the kids’ faces light up when … Continue reading »

State Police: Serious injuries in motorcycle crash north of Roseburg

At least one person was seriously hurt Sunday night in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 5 just north of Roseburg, Oregon State Police officials said.

Bikers Take Over for Sunday Streets

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of residents used nothing but foot-powered transportation Sunday. Eugene Sunday Streets returned for its second event of the summer, this time in the Harlow neighborhood. Organizers say they hope the free community event inspires people to use other modes of transportation besides driving. “We’re trying to help our community see that … Continue reading »

Marchers Push for Climate Change Action

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene was just one city participating in a worldwide call to action, pushing to combat climate change. Hundreds of people packed into the Free Speech Plaza Sunday to raise awareness about climate change. “We need to work to stabilize the climate to a level that we can mitigate some of the worst … Continue reading »

Witnesses Recount Quincy Ave Shooting

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Law enforcement agencies are staying tight-lipped about an investigation into a shooting in Cottage Grove Saturday night. Oregon State Police, Lane County Sheriff’s Office, Eugene Police Department and the district attorney were all there. Officers would only say that it was an officer-involved shooting and one person was shot. They say … Continue reading »

DA: Officer justified in shooting suspect at Albany gas station

The Linn County district attorney has cleared a Springfield police officer who shot a 44-year-old woman after she pointed a realistic-looking pellet gun at officers following a car chase last month.

Man Injured During Springfield Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police say a man is in the hospital after a shooting early Saturday morning in Springfield. Police responded to Riverbend Hospital just before 2:00 a.m. after a 27-year-old man arrived with gunshot wounds, which are not considered life-threatening. The officers determined the shooting took place in a parking lot on the 3200 … Continue reading »

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