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Two men are dead after a lengthy standoff in South Eugene Friday, according to the Eugene Police Department. Police responded to shots fired in 2100 block of McLean Boulevard in South Eugene Friday. Now, police say the long ordeal is likely headed to a murder and suicide investigation.
Local Back to School: Healthy students Back to School: Healthy students
In just one week students across the state will flood the hallways for a new school year.

Kids need to be on their game in order to do their best in the classroom.

So what can you do to help keep your kids healthy?

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Remembering Justin Gardner: 'He was always a sweetie'

Remembering Justin Gardner: 'He was always a sweetie'

Family and friends mourn the loss Justin Gardner after the teen died of a gunshot wound Sunday. Now, his loved ones search for answers and wonder if his childhood friend is truly the one responsible for his death.

Friends gather to remember teen shot dead at party

Friends gather to remember teen shot dead at party »Play Video
Candlelight vigil at Washington-Jefferson Park

Friends and family gathered for a candlelight vigil Sunday evening to remember a teen shot and killed just after midnight early that morning.

Police: Suspect texted ex-wife saying ‘he had just murdered her lover boy’

Police: Suspect texted ex-wife saying ‘he had just murdered her lover boy’ »Play Video

Two men are dead after a lengthy standoff in South Eugene Friday, according to the Eugene Police Department. Police responded to shots fired in 2100 block of McLean Boulevard in South Eugene Friday. Now, police say the long ordeal is likely headed to a murder and suicide investigation.

Back to School: Healthy students

Back to School: Healthy students

In just one week students across the state will flood the hallways for a new school year.

Kids need to be on their game in order to do their best in the classroom.

So what can you do to help keep your kids healthy?

Watch #LiveOnKMTR for more on this story

Sheriff: Missing Myrtle Creek man found dead near Powers

Sheriff: Missing Myrtle Creek man found dead near Powers
Gerald Lorenz

The Coos County Sheriff's Office located the body of Gerald Lorenz and his vehicle in the Powers area on Monday afternoon. The sheriff's office contacted authorities in Douglas County around 2:15 p.m.

Lorenz's death is being investigated by the Coos County Sheriff's Office and does not appear to be suspicious in nature, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said.

'God was watching out for me': Video captures tree falling on man

The man says he was working a forklift during Saturday's wind storm in the Puget Sound region when a tree came down and struck his forklift.

Oregon native researching mysterious radio bursts from space

Oregon native researching mysterious radio bursts from space
Portland native Emily Petroff. (Photo courtesy Emily Petroff)

Emily Petroff, 24, was the first person to see one of these "fast radio bursts" in real time, using the 64-meter Parkes radio telescope in Australia, nearly 230 miles west of Sydney.

Man arrested, charged with manslaughter for killing teen

Man arrested, charged with manslaughter for killing teen »Play Video

A vigil was held Sunday evening in Washington Jefferson Park for 17-year-old Justin Lee Gardener who died from a gunshot wound just after midnight Sunday.