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Local Sheriff: Man gave wife psychedelic mushroom tea (New) Sheriff: Man gave wife psychedelic mushroom tea
A man tricked his wife into drinking tea made from psychedelic mushrooms, beat her up and threw her against a wood stove, and hung up the phone when she tried to call 911, the Coos County Sheriff's Office said.

Robert Davis, 51, faces charges of Assault IV Domestic, Causing Another Person to Ingest a Controlled Substance, and Interference with Making a Report, the sheriff's office said.

Deputies responed to a home on Fishtrap Road in response to a possible distrubance Friday evening just after 6.
Local Share your Movember photos (Updated) Share your Movember photos (Photo Gallery)
Tune in #LiveOnKMTR weeknights at 5, 5:30, 6:30 or 11 p.m. to track the progress of KMTR NewsSource 16 anchor Ty Steele's participation in Movember Eugene.

Send us your before/after shots for our Movember Beard Gallery.

Showcase and boutique benefit Sheldon dance team

Showcase and boutique benefit Sheldon dance team »Play Video

The Sheldon High School dance team performed last weekend.

In addition to their dance showcase, the team held a Chic Boutique holiday fair.

Veterans Day events in Western Oregon

Veterans Day events in Western Oregon
FILE - 2013 Albany Veterans Day Parade

Communities across Oregon plan special observations of Veterans Day, and many businesses offer free or reduced-cost goods and services to veterans in honor of their service.

'I strangled her with my hands and then a shoelace'

'I strangled her with my hands and then a shoelace' »Play Video
Amber Coplin

A man accused of killing his girlfriend and then posting pictures of her dead naked body online is back in Washington state to face charges after being captured in Wilsonville, Oregon.

David Kalac is accused of killing his girlfriend Amber Coplin in their Port Orchard apartment, posting pictures of the murder online and then heading to Portland.

Report: Man with knife robs group of UO students

A man armed with a folding knife demanded money from a group of University of Oregon students, then punched two of the students in the head before making off with a wallet early Saturday morning, the UO Police Department said.

Ducks give new coach Kelly Graves a W to open season

Ducks give new coach Kelly Graves a W to open season
New head coach of the Oregon women's basketball team Kelly Graves yells instructions to his team from the sidelines. The Oregon Ducks women's basketball team defeated Westmont Warriors 81-44 in an exhibition game in Matt Knight Arena. Lexi Petersen led the team with 17 points. Jillian Alleyne ran up her first double-double for the season with 10 rebounds and 12 points. Five players scored in double digits. Dan Morrison, Oregon News Lab

The Ducks opened their season with a win in an exhibition game over the Westmont Warriors, 81-44.

Every player on the Oregon roster saw time Sunday.

Point Guard Lexi Petersen led the way with 17 points, and Jillian Alleyne recorded her first double-double of the year with 12 points and 10 rebounds.

Your photos: A look at fall around Oregon

Your photos: A look at fall around Oregon

We recently asked you to send in your photos of the change in seasons. Here are just a few of the snapshots of how fall looks in Oregon.

State troopers arrest suspect in the middle of I-90

State troopers arrest suspect in the middle of I-90
Washington State Patrol vehicles surround the suspect's pickup in the middle of westbound Interstate 90. (WSP photo)
State troopers arrested a fleeing suspect in the middle of westbound Interstate 90 Monday morning following a chase that began near Bellevue, the Washington State Patrol reports.

Stories remembered as hotel is demolished

Stories remembered as hotel is demolished »Play Video
One push of a button brought down a 19-story hotel. A very special little boy hospitalized for half a year got to push that button. While the hotel will be no more, the memories of what happened in that building will remain. Ryan Kruger has the story.