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Local Fire burns Gilham Road home Fire burns Gilham Road home(Photo Gallery)(Video)
A fire burned a Eugene home Tuesday afternoon.

The fire appears to have started in the back of the home in the 3800 block of Gilham Road, Eugene Springfield Fire said, and then spread quickly to the attic.

The initial call to 911 came in just before 1:40 p.m.

Firefighters searched the home and found no one inside.
Local Dental student assisting at White Bird Clinic robbed Dental student assisting at White Bird Clinic robbed(Video)
Julia Allen is a dental student at Arizona University of Oral Medicine.

She has been volunteering at the White Bird Dental Clinic in Eugene as she prepares to take her medical exams.

Allen, along with a handful of other fourth-year students from across the country, assist doctors in serving underprivileged patients of Lane County.

In return for their service, the future doctors are provided with an apartment downtown.

But after returning to Eugene on Saturday, Allen discovered her home had been robbed.

Woman arrested in Eugene charged with southern Oregon murder

A woman arrested in Eugene earlier this month on a probation violation now faces murder charges.

A grand jury indicted Jacquelyn Kelly Novack, 38, of Murphy, Ore., on April 18 on charges of Murder, Tampering with Evidence and Felon in Possession of a Firearm. 

The investigation started April 2 with a report in Grants Pass of a missing person who was believed to be deceased, Oregon State Police said.

The Josephine County Major Crimes Team took over the case on April 7 and worked with state police in Roseburg and Springfield on the investigation. State police from Springfield arrested Novak in Eugene April 9 on a probation violation.

The same day, police located human remains at a remote campsite in the Sunny Valley area, between Myrtle Creek and Grants Pass.

Witnesses to take the stand in day 2 of Taylor murder trial

Witnesses to take the stand in day 2 of Taylor murder trial »Play Video

David Ray Taylor stands accused of murdering a Eugene man and then taking the man’s car to rob a bank in Mapleton.

The defense maintains that the murder was orchestrated by two accomplices to the robbery, and Taylor was not involved in the death of Celestino Gutierrez, 22, of Eugene.

Boy forgoes PS4 to buy smoke detectors

Boy forgoes PS4 to buy smoke detectors »Play Video
A fire that claimed the lives of a mother and her son has inspired a little boy to go on a mission to help save lives. The eight-year-old from Texas had been saving his money to buy a Playstation 4 -- but the deadly fire changed his mind. Brian New reports.

Couple marries in front of burned home

Couple marries in front of burned home »Play Video
A Connecticut couple gets married in an unusual setting. They exchanged vows in front of their home that was destroyed in a fire. Kate Rayner has the story.

Local woman runs in Boston Marathon: 'There was a lot of healing going on'

Local woman runs in Boston Marathon: 'There was a lot of healing going on' »Play Video

The 118th Boston Marathon had about 36,000 runners, many making the journey to honor those killed and injured in last year’s tragic bombing.

Yoncalla's own Lisa Frasieur qualified for the race in the Eugene Marathon back in July.

"There was a lot of healing going on. Today, going as well as it did, I'm just glad I was a part of it. And I think it will help this town move on,” said Frasieur.

Log rolls on beach, killing Eugene man

Log rolls on beach, killing Eugene man »Play Video
Photo from the Lane County Sheriff's Department

A Eugene man died Sunday night after state police say he was crushed by a log that was rolling in the surf at a Florence beach.

Witnesses said the tide rushed in at about 6 p.m., knocking an elderly woman onto the sand. Officials said the Eugene man was trying to help his family member up when the receding water pushed the log on top of him.