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Local Lane County DA Alex Gardner announces resignation Lane County DA Alex Gardner announces resignation (Video)
He says emphatically that declining federal timber funds have decimated the DA's Office and the sheriff. “It's getting more difficult as time goes on to do the work that we're all sworn to do. Obviously, that alone is a challenge.”

Judge: Church shooting suspect's family also 'victims'

Judge: Church shooting suspect's family also 'victims' »Play Video
This photo provided by Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof.

Family members of victims of Wednesday’s Charleston, South Carolina church shooting made powerful statements of forgiveness at the alleged gunman’s first court appearance Friday, but it was something said by the judge that has drawn the attention, and outrage, of many observers.

Photos: Children in Milan aim to build tallest LEGO tower

Photos: Children in Milan aim to build tallest LEGO tower
MILAN, Italy -- Children in Milan are using thousands of LEGO bricks to construct what is expected to become the tallest LEGO tower in the world. It's for the occasion, and with the patronage of EXPO 2015, that adults and children of all ages are now invited to join a fun, creative and truly breathtaking LEGO play experience by helping build the tower. (June 19, 2015 / Credit: IPA/WENN.com)
Children in Milan, Italy, are using thousands of LEGO bricks to construct what is expected to become the tallest LEGO tower in the world.

It's for the occasion, and with the patronage of EXPO 2015, that adults and children of all ages are now invited to join a fun, creative and truly breathtaking LEGO play experience by helping build the tower.

Sheriff: Paddleboarder wearing life jacket hits roots, drowns

Sheriff: Paddleboarder wearing life jacket hits roots, drowns »Play Video

A man on a paddleboard hit a root wad in the river, fell off his board and drowned Friday morning, the sheriff's office said.

Police: Wrong-way driver made 'B line' for log truck on I-5

Police: Wrong-way driver made 'B line' for log truck on I-5 »Play Video

A driver drove down an exit ramp into oncoming traffic on Interstate 5 and made what police described as a "B line" for a log truck, even as that driver tried to avoid the oncoming car.

Oregon Bach Festival to open with a bang June 25

Oregon Bach Festival to open with a bang June 25
Matthew Halls, Oregon Bach Festival artistic director

The Oregon Bach Festival will feature 24 concerts packed into 18 days, starting with a big bang June 25.