By News StaffPublished: Aug 21, 2014 at 9:29 PM PDTLast Updated: Aug 22, 2014 at 8:59 AM PDT
An assault suspect barricaded himself in an apartment off Charnelton Street Thursday night, prompting officers to shut down the street between 12th and 13th Ave. while a SWAT and Crisis Negotiation team worked to diffuse the situation, Eugene Police said.
Investigating agencies have been flooded with tips, leads and ideas in connection with the hunt for a missing 6-year-old girl, but still no trace of her has been found, officials said Wednesday as the search continued into its third day.
A teacher from Iowa challenged his students to design his diet plan about a year ago. But the food they had to design the diet around isn't your typical health food. Stacey Springob met with the educator in Wisconsin and has his story.
The Ebola virus kills about half those it infects, but many myths surround the illness.
"I think the number one misconception is you can get it from sharing air with someone, or you can get it from casual contact by sharing a pen or something like that very readily," said Dr. Patrick Luedtke with Lane County Public Health, "and that doesn't appear to be the case at all."
While the CDC reports over 800 deaths in four West African countries, an outbreak in the U.S. is highly unlikely.