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Local Crews on the lookout for wildfires in wake of lightning Crews on the lookout for wildfires in wake of lightning (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Phil Hunter with the Oregon Department of Forestry said lightning-caused fires can "sleep" for days, sometimes weeks.

"We're concerned about the burning period," he said. "Three o'clock to five o'clock period is when you have winds on it, low humidities, and your temperatures are up there, that's when it's likely to pick up."

500 years prison for child molester

500 years prison for child molester »Play Video
Shane Emory pleaded guilty to 46 charges, including 24 counts of using a child in display of sexually explicit conduct and 10 counts of first degree sexual abuse.

A judge sentenced a man to 500 years in prison for filming himself molesting two young children.

Clothing drive benefits WomenSpace

Clothing drive benefits WomenSpace »Play Video
Win-win

If it's time to ditch your old jeans and pick up some new denim, you're in luck: Chico's at Oakway Center is holding a clothing drive that not only benefits their customers but also helps a non-profit aimed at ending domestic violence.

Crews on the lookout for wildfires in wake of lightning

Crews on the lookout for wildfires in wake of lightning »Play Video

Phil Hunter with the Oregon Department of Forestry said lightning-caused fires can "sleep" for days, sometimes weeks.

"We're concerned about the burning period," he said. "Three o'clock to five o'clock period is when you have winds on it, low humidities, and your temperatures are up there, that's when it's likely to pick up."

Woman hit by train in Eugene

Woman hit by train in Eugene

A train hit a woman near Highway 99 and Bethel Drive on Friday.

Vacant plant in Harrisburg has a new owner

Vacant plant in Harrisburg has a new owner
Harrisburg City Administrator Brian Latta

The Monaco Coach plant has sat empty for months, but that will soon come to an end.

According to Harrisburg City Administrator Brian Latta, Forest River Inc. has purchased the plant.

Project Lifesaver: 'Something we could do to help these people'

Project Lifesaver: 'Something we could do to help these people' »Play Video
This could be the difference between life and death for a person with Alzheimer's who gets lost.

The Project Lifesaver program is geared towards the families and caretakers of people with Alzheimer's, autism and other conditions.
    
The program reports that participants with the device are found 95 percent faster than those who go missing without the technology.

Your Photos: Lightning strikes light up Oregon's night skies

Your Photos: Lightning strikes light up Oregon's night skies »Play Video

A series of lightning storms moved across the Willamette Valley and Coastal Range early Friday morning, producing frequent strikes as the cells moved to the north - National Weather Service.

We asked our viewers to send in photos they took as the storms moved through our region. Here are a few of the best ones you took!

Do you have photos of the Thursday-Friday's lightning storm? Send them to newsdesk@kmtr.com or post them on our Facebook page!

Julia Roberts wouldn't let her kids see 'Mirror Mirror'

Julia Roberts wouldn't let her kids see 'Mirror Mirror'
Julia Roberts portrays the evil queen, left, and Lily Collins portrays Snow White in a scene from Relativity Media's "Mirror Mirror."
Julia Roberts went from evil queen to evil mum after her fairytale movie "Mirror Mirror" was released - because she wouldn't let her kids see it.

Police: Man sexually abused teen after giving her booze, pot

http://images.bimedia.net/images/Stout.jpg A 55-year-old registered sex offender faces allegations he gave a 15-year-old girl pot and booze at a party and then sexually abused her.

Oregon State Police arrested Melvin "Bud" Richard Stout Jr. on Thursday. He faces charges of Sex Abuse in the First Degree, Online Sexual Corruption in the First Degree, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor and Unlawful Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana) to a Minor.

The girl told a state police detective Thursday that Stout gave her alcohol and marijuana on more than one occasion, including a part in the Crow area in June, state police said.

Stout also exchanged sexually explicit photos with the girl on the night of the party, state police said.