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Local Albertsons: Card data could be compromised after system hack Albertsons: Card data could be compromised after system hack
Data from shoppers who used a credit or debit card at Albertsons or Supervalu stores may have been compromised after a hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.

The stores said that in August or early September, some malicious software was installed on the networks that process credit and debit card transactions at some of their stores.

In a press release, Albertsons said the malware "may have captured account numbers, expiration date, other numerical information and/or the cardholder’s name" in more than a dozen states.

Smoke from grass fires delays traffic on I-5 near Cottage Grove

Smoke from grass fires delays traffic on I-5 near Cottage Grove

Crews closed one of the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 north of Cottage Grove Wednesday afternoon to fight a grass fire that was sending up thick clouds of smoke along the roadway.

Police release footage, name of officer involved in shooting at Albany gas station

Police release footage, name of officer involved in shooting at Albany gas station »Play Video

Police released gas station surveillance footage nearly a week after a Springfield woman was shot by police after she ran from officers while holding a replica handgun following a car chase up Interstate 5.

Springfield PD: Teen charged in vandalism spree

Springfield PD: Teen charged in vandalism spree

Officers took two suspects into custody for a vandalism spree through a Springfield neighborhood early Tuesday morning.

Eugene PD: Homeowner holds would-be burglar down until officers arrive

 Sean Hicks, 29

EUGENE, Ore. -- A homeowner held a burglary suspect down until police arrive early Wednesday morning after encountering the man in the kitchen.

Eugene Police said it was about 4:45 a.m. Wednesday when 29-year-old Sean Hicks shouldered his way through the back door of a house on Cherry Avenue.

The 42-year-old homeowner heard a noise in the kitchen and found Hicks in a nearby storage area.

Police officials said there was a struggle, and the homeowner managed to hold Hicks down until officers arrived.

Hicks was booked at the Lane County Jail on a first-degree burglary charge. 

 

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist Sotloff

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist Sotloff »Play Video

The Sunni extremist group known as ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, releases a video Tuesday claiming to have killed another American hostage.


The terrorist organizationclaims the execution is in retaliation of President Obama's continued airstrikes in Iraq.


The ISIS video said to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff is called a second message to the U.S.

2-year-old Springfield girl critical after she's attacked by family dog

2-year-old Springfield girl critical after she's attacked by family dog »Play Video

A 2-year-old Springfield girl and her father were attacked by a family dog last night, leaving the toddler in critical condition at a Portland hospital, Springfield Police said.

Springfield Police dispatchers received a call about a large dog attacking a toddler at around 5:50 p.m. Sunday at a house in the 1100 block of Olympic St. in Springfield.

Emergency staff took the girl to McKenzie Willamette Hospital. She was then flown by Life Flight helicopter to Legacy Emmanuel in Portland where she's listed in critical condition.

Authorities note distracted driving problems around school buses and school zones

Authorities note distracted driving problems around school buses and school zones »Play Video

As schools across the country get ready class to start back up, law enforcement agencies are asking drivers to watch out for students walking to school or waiting or the bus.

Some school transportation experts say there has been a sudden surge in dangerous driving in school zones and around school buses that they blame mostly on distracted drivers.

“There are more than a hundred children killed and more than 25,000 injured every year in collisions that occur or accidents that occur during the process of getting to or from school,” said Charles Territo of American Traffic Solutions, a company that sets up cameras on buses and in school zones.