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Teenager arrested in murder of 6-year-old Jenise Wright

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Jenise Wright

 Authorities say they arrested a 17-year-old in connection to the death of a 6-year-old Bremerton, Wash. girl who went missing over a week ago.

The teenage boy, whose name as not been released, was charged with the death and sexual assault of Jenise Wright.

Eugene-Springfield Pride Festival: 'It’s about being proud of who you are'

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The annual Eugene-Springfield Pride Festival is about celebrating individuality, no matter who a person may love, said event coordinator Paul Homan


“It’s about being proud of who you are,” Homan said. “No matter what you are, who you love, you have the right to respect, the right to dignity and the right to love.”


Brett Bigham, winner of the 2014 Oregon Teacher of the Year, says he's the first openly gay male to have won the award. He spent Saturday offering resources to students who may struggle with their identity during adolescence.

Sheriff: Jefferson man tries to sell items from burglary

Sheriff: Jefferson man tries to sell items from burglary
Pictured is some of the stolen property Marion County deputies say they recovered from Donald Nolan's house in Jefferson, Ore.

Deputies arrested a man on burglary charges Thursday after Marion County detectives say he tried to sell stolen property out of his house in Jefferson.

Roomies accused of Thurston crime spree

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Marcus Velasquez and Adam Young

Police arrested roommate Marcus Velasquez and Adam Young on Friday morning on 15 counts each of theft and other charges.

Investigators said the duo's criminal activity began around the Fourth of July.

"They managed to break into one neighbor's house and stole several guns," said Detective Dan Grive. "About a week and a half, 10 days ago, broke into another neighbor's house while they were on vacation."

Voice of Lisa Simpson to attend mural unveiling Aug. 25

Voice of Lisa Simpson to attend mural unveiling Aug. 25
Yeardley Smith (left), the voice of Lisa Simpson (shown in a 'teaser' image of an upcoming mural), will attend the unveiling of a mural gifted to the City of Springfield by Matt Groening, creator of "The Simpsons."

The voice of Lisa Simpson will take part in a community celebration August 25 unveiling a mural of "The Simpsons" given to the city by the show's creator, Matt Groening.

Asphalt comes alive at Springfield's ChalkFest2014

Asphalt comes alive at Springfield's ChalkFest2014
Artist Wanda Sigafus observes her 2nd-place-winning piece as Chalk Fest 2014 comes to a close. - Cameron Shultz, Oregon News Lab

Eugene Springfield Art Project debuted its new chalk art festival, Chalk Fest 2014, at noon on Friday, August 8, at Springfield City Hall.

Hawaii team at Legion tourney: 'I hope they did a better job executing than we did'

Hawaii team at Legion tourney: 'I hope they did a better job executing than we did' »Play Video
Take ye out to the ballgame ...

Legion baseball is in full swing at Swede Johnson Stadium at North Eugene High School.

The regional tournament brought 7 teams from around the Western U.S. to Eugene, including a team from hurricane-battered Hawaii.