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Over 200 zombies danced in perfect beat to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” as part of the third annual Thrill the World Eugene event under the Washington – Jefferson Bridge Saturday afternoon, with the dance beginning at exactly 3 p.m. in order to be synchronized with dancers in 21 countries globally.

High winds sweep Oregon Coast, Willamette Valley causing power outages

High winds sweep Oregon Coast, Willamette Valley causing power outages
Viewer photo sent in of a tree blown into 7th Ave. near the Olive Street intersection.

Utility crews across Western Oregon are working to restore power to thousands of homes after the high winds caused outages across the region.

The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning for the weekend, and officials are predicting the strongest gusts for the afternoon hours between 1 and 6 p.m. Saturday.

3rd annual Thrill The World in Eugene: 'Fund raising is a big part'

3rd annual Thrill The World in Eugene: 'Fund raising is a big part' »Play Video
More than 200 individuals participated in the 3rd annual Thrill the World Eugene held at Washington Jefferson Park. Thrill the World is a worldwide event occuring simultaneously in 21 countries. Proceeds from the event are donated to ShelterCare, a nonprofit organization benefitting homelessness. Kyra Bailey, Oregon News Lab

Over 200 zombies danced in perfect beat to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” as part of the third annual Thrill the World Eugene event under the Washington – Jefferson Bridge Saturday afternoon, with the dance beginning at exactly 3 p.m. in order to be synchronized with dancers in 21 countries globally.

Creative costumes at Coastal's Howl-O-Ween contest

Creative costumes at Coastal's Howl-O-Ween contest

Pets dressed up from nose to tail Saturday for the annual Howl-O-Ween costume contest at Coastal Farm & Ranch. Cash from the costume contest went to help pets in need at the local humane society.

Photos: Ducks defeat Cal 59-41 at Levi's Stadium

Photos: Ducks defeat Cal 59-41 at Levi's Stadium
Oregon Ducks Dwayne Stanford (#88) leaps into the endzone to score a touchdown. The Ducks defeated the Golden Bears 59-41. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab

'I don't know what makes a kid, you know, snap like that'

'I don't know what makes a kid, you know, snap like that' »Play Video
Students evacuate after a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School

A 14-year-old in Marysville, Wash., killed one person and sent four students to the hospital before he shot and killed himself.

It's the sort of horrifying story you always want to think could never happen in your neighborhood.

But what if it did?

Eugene Police say they're as prepared as possible for a shooting in a school.

'Do all we can to improve the safety of this section of Interstate 5'

'Do all we can to improve the safety of this section of Interstate 5' »Play Video
Scene of the crash

Oregon DOT planned to put out bids early next year seeking construction of cable barriers in the median of Interstate 5 between Salem and Albany.

But after 2 fatal crossover accidents, including a double-crossover crash Thursday that killed a woman and sent a semi careening into oncoming traffic, Governor John Kitzhaber and ODOT Director Matthew Garrett announced plans to fast track the project.

Hwy 101 'expected' to reopen Saturday after death, bridge damage investigation

Hwy 101 'expected' to reopen Saturday after death, bridge damage investigation
Viewer photo shows the damaged enclosure on the McCullough Bridge. The Department of Transportation said they aren't sure how long the bridge will remain closed while they investigate a death and some damage to the work enclosure.

Transportation officials say U.S. Highway 101 'is expected' to remain closed at McCullough Bridge in North Bend at least until Saturday.

FBI: Suspect robbed 6 Northwest banks in matter of days

FBI: Suspect robbed 6 Northwest banks in matter of days
The FBI believes the suspect in 6 Northwest bank robberies is the same man: Anthony Martinis

The FBI said the bank robber believed to be Anthony Martinis has robbed at least six banks: 3 in Washington State over 10 days and 3 in Oregon over 2 days.

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