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Vietnam War vet asks her community for help getting service dog

Vietnam War vet asks her community for help getting service dog

A Vietnam War veteran in Cottage Grove is asking her community for help in paying for service dog training courses for her new companion.

Marianne Ballance was diagnosed with severe arthritis after she served as a corpsman in the Vietnam War. She also suffers from chronic depression and panic attacks.

Thanks to a Kaiser-Permanente study, the veteran was granted a service dog to help her with her ailments.

Police investigate reports of an officer-involved shooting

Police investigate reports of an officer-involved shooting

 An investigation team is looking into an officer-involved shooting in Cottage Grove Saturday night, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.

Agencies form across the county closed down the area around Highway 99 and Quincy Avenue at around 8:20 p.m. after getting reports that shots were fired near the train tracks near Quincy Ave and South 6th  Street.

300 acre fire near Henry Hagg Lake about 20 percent contained

300 acre fire near Henry Hagg Lake about 20 percent contained
An air tanker drops water onto a burst of flames from the Scoggins Creek Fire near Henry Hagg Lake on Friday Sept. 19, 2014. (Chopper 2/KATU)

Fire officials have ordered evacuations for residents on Stepien Road as a fast-moving fire burned near Henry Hagg Lake Friday evening.

Man shot at Gateway Village Apartments parking lot in Springfield

A 27-year-old Springfield man was shot multiple times in the Gateway Village Apartments early Sunday morning, the Springfield Police Department said.

Officers were called out to the hospital at around 1:50 a.m. Sunday after the man arrived at Riverbend for treatment. They talked with the man and learned the shooting took place in an apartment building parking lot at 3255 Gateway Boulevard.

Mariota, Ducks hold off Washington State for 38-31 win in Pullman

Mariota, Ducks hold off Washington State for 38-31 win in Pullman

The No. 2 Ducks edged out the Washington State Saturday, making for the eighth consecutive time Oregon has won against the Cougars.

Mannion sets new OSU career yard record in 28-7 victory over San Diego State

Mannion sets new OSU career yard record in 28-7 victory over San Diego State

The Oregon State Beavers scored 28 unanswered points to pull out a win against San Diego State, 28-7.

Sean Mannion threw for 275 passing yards, set a new OSU school record of 11,339 career yards. Oregon State is now at 3-0 for the sixth time since 1999.

Police: DUII driver crashes Camaro into porch, caught by K9 unit

Gustabo Moreno, 10-6-1981

A car chase through Springfield ended Thursday night with an intoxicated driver crashing his Camaro into a cement porch and running from officers on foot, Springfield Police said.

Law enforcement surrounded the neighborhood around S 34th Street and a K-9 unit captured the suspect, later identified by police as 32-year-old Gustabo Moreno a short time later.

The officer reports that the chase ended when Moreno jumped from the moving car just before crashing into a cement porch on S. 34th Street.

One officer kept driving after the suspect while another got out of the patrol car to chase Moreno. The driving officer accidentally ran over the other officer's foot, Springfield Police Sergeant Charboneau said.

Sgt. Charboneau said Moreno was cited for DUII, reckless driving and hit & run before being taken to the hospital for bites he received in the K9 capture.

 

Ducks debut black Mach Speed jersey in Pullman against WSU

Ducks debut black Mach Speed jersey in Pullman against WSU

The University of Oregon Ducks unveiled a new uniform combination for Saturday night's game against the Washington State Cougars.

Broken pipe closes Amazon Pool for the last weekend of summer

Broken pipe closes Amazon Pool for the last weekend of summer

One of Eugene's favorite spash spots is closed for the last weekend of summer as crews work to fix a broken water pipe. Amazon Pool staff announced they were closed for repairs Saturday, and managers expect the job to take a couple days.