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Police: Man drowns in Santiam River Sunday

Deputies say they do not know what caused him to drown, but according to witnesses he was heard calling for help; he then submerged and never resurfaced.

Eugene Police searching for man who robbed ATM user at gunpoint

The suspect took undisclosed items and then fled on foot. Police officers and a K-9 officer responded to the incident. A search of the area was conducted but the suspect was not found.

Police: Plane crash in Alaska kills nine; two confirmed from Medford

The De Havilland Otter turboprop went down Thursday in Misty Fjords National Monument near Ketchikan.

Firefighters battle house fire on SE Mill in Roseburg

Authorities say occupants at 945 SE Mill saw smoke and a small amount of fire from a living room outlet. They unplugged a TV from the outlet thinking it had a short and found that the fire had already extended to under the house.

Police: Man found dead near Empire Wastewater Treatment Plant in Coos Bay

The Coos County District Attorney’s Office says around 1:14 a.m. Saturday, a 911 caller reported that a body had been found on the tidal mud flat of Coos Bay just to the west of the Empire Wastewater Treatment Center.

Umpqua National Forest campgrounds evacuated as 100-acre Bunker Fire continues

U.S. Forest Service officials evacuated Bunker Hill, East Lemolo and Inlet campgrounds near Lemolo Lake as a safety precaution while the Bunker Fire burns one mile north of the lake.

Police: Man in custody after dispute ends with woman stabbed

The Lane county Sheriff’s office is investigating a disturbance that took place in Veneta Friday night that ended with a woman hospitalized with stab woulds.

Police: Man shouted racial slurs, threatened black woman with knife

A homeless man pulled a knife and shouted racial slurs at a black woman Wednesday night, Eugene Police said.

Sheriff: Man disrobed, cut off cat’s head ‘because it’s evil and nosey’

A man arrested after deputies say he disrobed and cut the head off of his mother’s cat allegedly told investigators he decapitated the cat “because it is evil and nosey,” the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said.

Oakridge to state: Restore tax breaks for new biz in small towns

This former timber town in the foothills of the Cascades hopes lawmakers will take action before the end of the session to help small town restore the tax breaks and incentives that come with enterprise zones.

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