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Autopsy: Woman in park died from head trauma

Autopsy: Woman in park died from head trauma »Play Video
Oregon State Police forensics processes the contents of the camp where the woman was found dead by "homicidal violence."

A 42-year-old woman found dead in a public park suffered serious head trauma, an autopsy found.

Fire department loses $50K in gear to theft

Fire department loses $50K in gear to theft »Play Video

A rural fire department lost $50,000 in life-saving equipment to theft last week.

The items stolen from the Mohawk Valley Fire Department include two heart monitor/defibrillator units used to save people in cardiac arrest, Chief Dennis Shew said.

Oregon grapples with change of leadership at Capitol

Oregon grapples with change of leadership at Capitol »Play Video
The official portrait of Gov. John Kitzhaber at the Oregon Capitol

Governor John Kitzhaber has stayed out of sight since announcing his resignation, which takes effect this Wednesday at 10 a.m.

Secretary of State Kate Brown will be sworn in as governor at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Live video of swearing in and speech begins at 9:30 a.m. PST

2 high-speed chases in Springfield end in arrests

Two drivers led police on high-speed chases Monday night.

One of the chases ended when a police negotiator reached the driver by phone and convinced him to pull over.

The other came to a sudden halt when the driver lost control of his car and crashed.

Coach in school bus crash: 'We were involved in a miracle'

Coach in school bus crash: 'We were involved in a miracle' »Play Video
As Washington State Patrol continues to look for witnesses to a weekend school bus crash involving the King's High School basketball team, students and staff of the private Christian school say they are thankful nobody was seriously hurt.

Burglar apologizes after being captured, tied up by victims

Burglar apologizes after being captured, tied up by victims »Play Video
Alleged burglar Tyrone Porter sits tied up after being captured by two victims. (Photo: Olympia Police Department)
A 37-year-old man suspected of burglarizing an Olympia apartment is now in jail after being tackled by a father and son who lived there.