An 81-year-old man fired his shotgun at an aluminum boat Monday afternoon when two boaters used the man's private dock along the Siuslaw River to load their disabled boat onto a trailer, Oregon State Police said.
The criticism following a video of NFL star Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancee unconscious opened up a conversation on why people stayed in abusive relationships and their decision to leave the abuser.
Peggy Whalen said many of the shared stories are familiar. Abusers often say they will change, and victims will often want to believe that from the person they love. In some cases, she said, victims stay because the abuser threatens them or their children's lives.
Some are calling the trending conversations behind #WhyIStayed and #WhyILeft powerful, courageous, and a "hashtag of hope".
College football fans across the nation set their eyes on Eugene Saturday as the Oregon Ducks hosted the Michigan State Spartans.
The legendary Heisman Trophy made an appearance at Autzen Stadium for the matchup, giving fans a chance to see the historic award first-hand at the Heisman House Tour.
ESPN's Neil Everett conducted a live interview with former Duck Defensive Back Kenny Wheaton and former Oregon Quarterback Dennis Dixon. Both University of Oregon greats stuck around to meet fans and sign autographs.
The world’s oceans are vast and deep, yet rapidly advancing technology and the quest for extracting resources from previously unreachable depths is beginning to put the deep seas on the cusp of peril, an international team of scientists warned this week.
Fire crews are working through the tough terrain west of Cottage Grove to fight the nearly 750 acre Yellow Point Fire. "Low humidity, high temperatures, very tough terrain and a lot of timber - so all the ingredients and recipe of a tough fire," said Tom Fields of the Oregon Department of Forestry.
A seven-year-old Texas boy learned the hard way: The long arm of the law doesn't care how old you are. An officer issued him a ticket for driving a golf cart on the beach. Now he's facing a fine, and his mother is furious. Sonia Azad has the story.
Competition at the 7th annual Benton County Chili Cook-Off was heating up the Benton County Fairgrounds Sunday as teams of the county’s public safety officials brought their best culinary prowess to chili connoisseurs.