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Local Police try to pry DUI suspect from wreckage of SUV Police try to pry DUI suspect from wreckage of SUV (Video)
Calls reporting a speeding driver swerving into oncoming traffic and running cars off the road started coming in to dispatchers just after 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Callers told police they thought the driver might be under the influence.

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Court holds preliminary hearings on Springfield murder case

Court holds preliminary hearings on Springfield murder case »Play Video
Gerald Strebendt (left) faces murder charges in the slaying of David Crofut (right). Strebendt has claimed self defense in the shooting.

A mixed martial arts fighter and former sniper accused of shooting a man dead still claims self-defense as he faces trial for murder.

Thurston Spirit Squad: 'Go out there and be brave, and just stand up for your school'

Thurston Spirit Squad: 'Go out there and be brave, and just stand up for your school'
The students who participate stand a little taller.

When the Spirit Squad performs at Thurston High School, everyone is on their feet.

Students are singing along, clapping their hands. Labels dissapear, and the school becomes one.

The Spirit Squad started 4 years ago when a student, Heidi Brown, decided to put it together for her senior project.

The team is made up of special needs students coached by student leaders.

Meet the Spirit Squad #LiveOnKMTR Thursday, January 29, at 5:30, 6:30 or 11 p.m.
 

Police try to pry DUI suspect from wreckage of SUV

Police try to pry DUI suspect from wreckage of SUV »Play Video
Kelsey Barbion

Calls reporting a speeding driver swerving into oncoming traffic and running cars off the road started coming in to dispatchers just after 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Callers told police they thought the driver might be under the influence.

Watch #LiveOnKMTR for more on this story

Neighbors question proposal to build home on Bandon's South Jetty

Neighbors question proposal to build home on Bandon's South Jetty »Play Video

A proposal to build a home was brought before Bandon's Planning Commission last week, but when community members opposed the project, they opened up a written comment period.

Looking for a job? Eugene Police salaries start at $54K

Looking for a job? Eugene Police salaries start at $54K
Sergeant Larry Crompton of the Eugene police Department speaks with protesters on Friday afternoon as the city put up a fence aroud Whoville. "As long as the intent is lawful, we are held to answer," Crompton said. Alan Sylvestre, Oregon News Lab

Looking for a new career? Maybe you should consider being a Eugene Police officer. The department is hosting a Career Night on Wednesday.

UO says it has 22,000 emails back from professor

UO says it has 22,000 emails back from professor

The University of Oregon says a professor returned the 22,000 emails between 4 University presidents and students, staff and parents that the Presidents Office described as "unlawfully released."