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Local Court hears opening statements in Taylor murder trial Court hears opening statements in Taylor murder trial(Photo Gallery)(Video)
David Ray Taylor stands accused of murdering a Eugene man and then taking the man’s car to rob a bank in Mapleton.

The defense maintains that the murder was orchestrated by two accomplices to the robbery, and Taylor was not involved in the death of Celestino Gutierrez, 22, of Eugene.
Local Anti-Semitic graffiti found scrawled on library bulletin board: 'It ended up being a target for defamation' Anti-Semitic graffiti found scrawled on library bulletin board: 'It ended up being a target for defamation'(Video)
The community rallied against anti-Semitism Friday after finding some troubling graffiti scrawled on a bulletin board in downtown Eugene earlier in the week.

The hateful message was found Wednesday on the announcement board at the Eugene Public Library.

“This particular flyer was an event, a talk at the University of Oregon that's happening on April 27 about the holocaust,” said Connie Bennett of the Eugene Public Library, “It ended up being a target for defamation.”

Photos: Oregon Relays at the historic Hayward Field

Photos: Oregon Relays at the historic Hayward Field
Women competing in the heptathlon begin the 800 meter run. This was the final event of the heptathlon, resulting with Borman of Wichita State as the winner with 5,269 points total. Kianna Abanto, Oregon News Lab

Ducks defeat Cal Golden Bears in the 5th with mercy rule, 15-3

Ducks defeat Cal Golden Bears in the 5th with mercy rule, 15-3
Oregon Ducks second baseman Karine Shaver (#8) takes a throw from home to try to tag out California Golden Bears player. The Ducks won 15-3 in the "Strike Out Cancer" pink game. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab

The Oregon Ducks stomped the California Golden Bears 15-3 in the second game of the three-game series, scoring an unheard of 15 runs in one inning. The players wore pink uniforms for the “Strike Out Cancer” breast cancer awareness game. 

Court hears opening statements in Taylor murder trial

Court hears opening statements in Taylor murder trial »Play Video

David Ray Taylor stands accused of murdering a Eugene man and then taking the man’s car to rob a bank in Mapleton.

The defense maintains that the murder was orchestrated by two accomplices to the robbery, and Taylor was not involved in the death of Celestino Gutierrez, 22, of Eugene.

Anti-Semitic graffiti found scrawled on library bulletin board: 'It ended up being a target for defamation'

Anti-Semitic graffiti found scrawled on library bulletin board: 'It ended up being a target for defamation' »Play Video
A group of Eugene residents responded to anti-Semitic graffiti on the public library bulletin board by spreading the word that hate-speech will not be tolerated in their community.

The community rallied against anti-Semitism Friday after finding some troubling graffiti scrawled on a bulletin board in downtown Eugene earlier in the week.

The hateful message was found Wednesday on the announcement board at the Eugene Public Library.

“This particular flyer was an event, a talk at the University of Oregon that's happening on April 27 about the holocaust,” said Connie Bennett of the Eugene Public Library, “It ended up being a target for defamation.”

Weeks after mudslide, man still searches for his missing brother

Weeks after mudslide, man still searches for his missing brother »Play Video
John Hadaway says he won't give up searching for his brother, Steven, who is still missing after the deadly Highway 530 mudslide.
Nearly four weeks after the deadly Highway 530 mudslide that buried an entire community, four people still remain on the list of missing. One of those is 53-year-old Steven Hadaway, a former Marine.

9-1-1 caller reports cougar and cub at Maurie Jacobs Park

9-1-1 caller reports cougar and cub at Maurie Jacobs Park
A 9-1-1 caller reported seeing a cougar Friday near the entrance of Maurie Jacobs Park in Eugene.

A caller reported seeing a mountain lion and its cub playing near the entrance to Maurie Jacobs Park to 9-1-1 dispatch workers this morning, Eugene Police said.

Officers responded to the park, however they couldn't find any evidence the cat had been there.

Springfield K-9 units empathize with Portland officer who lost his partner

Springfield K-9 units empathize with Portland officer who lost his partner

The tragic shooting death of K-9 officer Mick has moved many in the law enforcement community. The Springfield Justice Center's own K-9 units, like patrol officer Justin Myers and his K-9 partner Fedo, are also feeling the weight of that loss.

Watch the full story #LiveonKMTR at 11 p.m.

Lane Community College hosts career fair: 'A great avenue to meet with perspective employers'

Oregon's unemployment sits below 7 percent after spiking during the 2008 financial crisis. Even though there has been a big decrease in the state’s unemployment rating, many Oregonians are having a hard time finding a job.

Job seekers suited up and brought their resumes to Lane Community College’s job fair on Thursday to get their foot in the door with potential employers.