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Local Classic car cruise, motorcycle ride honor memory of Officer Kilcullen(New) Classic car cruise, motorcycle ride honor memory of Officer Kilcullen(Photo Gallery)
Kristie Kilcullen accepted a $3,000 donation Thursday from NW Natural on behalf of the Kilcullen Project.

The non-profit is an effort to support the community, which is something about which Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen extremely passionate, his widow said.

The donation comes just days before a pair of memorial rides set for this upcoming weekend.
Local Reedsport man dead after gunfight with police Reedsport man dead after gunfight with police(Photo Gallery)
The man shot in a gunfight with police last Thursday died three days later from his injuries, Oregon State Police said.

Glenn Ray Glancey, 71, of Reedsport died July 20. He was shot in an exchange of gunfire with police July 17.

Looking for Oregon 14 $5 Kidsports ticket information?

Looking for Oregon 14 $5 Kidsports ticket information?

In just a few days, 1,600 athletes from 200 countries will gather at Hayward Field for the IAAF Junior World Championships.

And if you want to go, Kidsports may be your ticket in with a $5 special for your family.

Now through July 21, all famillies of Kidsports participants are welcome to purchase a maximum of 8 general tickets at that price.

Mandatory evacuation lifted as crews make progress on Moccasin Hill Fire

Mandatory evacuation lifted as crews make progress on Moccasin Hill Fire
Smoke from the Moccasin Hill Fire on Sunday, July 13

A mandatory evacuation has been downgraded to standby as firefighters make progress containing the Moccasin Hill Fire north of Sprague River.

Man thinks vandal sabotaged family's truck while camping

Man thinks vandal sabotaged family's truck while camping »Play Video
Israel Elliott says he thinks someone loosened the lug nuts from his truck's wheel while his family camped at Detroit Lake.

A Portland man believes someone maliciously took six of the eight lug nuts off a front tire while his family was camping at Detroit Lake. The tire flew off while his wife and two kids were driving on the highway Sunday.

Need some space? Police to focus on drivers following too close

Need some space? Police to focus on drivers following too close
Beltline: From bumper-to-bumper to something better?

The "If you can read this bumper sticker, you're too close" bumper sticker is getting a little help of the "protect and serve" variety: Officers with the Eugene Police Department's Traffic Enforcement Unit plan to focus on drivers who follow to close to other drivers on Beltline and I-105.

Wildfire closes Hwy 26 east of Prineville

Wildfire closes Hwy 26 east of Prineville »Play Video
Oregon DOT photo of flames along Hwy 26 in eastern Oregon

Fires burning in Central Oregon closed Highway 26 between Prineville and John Day on Tuesday. The road remained closed Wednesday, with no estimated time for reopening.

TrackTown Tuesday at Hayward Field July 15

TrackTown Tuesday at Hayward Field July 15

The season finale of “TrackTown Tuesday” promises to be the biggest ever. Come join us as we get ready to celebrate one week until the opening ceremonies of the IAAF World Junior Championships Oregon 2014.

Study finds veterans commit suicide at higher rate than general populace

Study finds veterans commit suicide at higher rate than general populace »Play Video
"Whenever we did convoys to other bases for medical supplies, there was somebody shot at a stop light," Cecil Ranne said. "So we did a lot of speeding through town in unmarked cars, you know, to avoid snipers."

Some troops lose their lives in the line of duty.

A tragic number take their own lives once they get back home.

According to an Oregon Health Authority Study, the suicide rate was significantly higher among veterans than among non-veterans for both males and females in Oregon between 2008 to 2012.

The study also found suicide is the leading cause of death among veterans under 45 years of age. 

And the veteran suicide rate was higher in Lane County than the state average.

'Every observation is important in a case like this'

'Every observation is important in a case like this' »Play Video
Were you there?

Police ask the public for information about criminal cases all the time.

Now a local defense attorney is asking for any witnesses to the events that left one man dead and the lawyer's client charged with murder.