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Local Man found on Eugene road dies; police ask public for help (Updated) Man found on Eugene road dies; police ask public for help (Video)
A man found injured on a West Eugene road has died.

Now police are asking for the public's help figuring out what happened.

Police identified the man as 33-year-old Charles Lewis Irwin. He was last listed as a Springfield resident.

Irwin was found just after 11 p.m. Wednesday on S. Danebo Avenue near W. 11th Avenue.

A bicycle was found nearby. There was not substantial damage to the bicycle, police said. There were no other people or vehicles in the area.

Medics rushed Irwin to the hospital, but he died from his injuries, police said.
Local Wine grapes weathering the heat Wine grapes weathering the heat (Photo Gallery) (Video)
You may be withering in the Willamette Valley heat, but wine grapes are far from turning into raisins.

"They love between 80 and 90, and they're doing just fine, thank you very much," said Robin Pfeiffer at Pfeiffer Vineyards. "But when it gets up into the mid to high 90s and above, they kind of gather and shut down and they don't do as well as they do at those low temperatures."

DuneFest revs up South Coast economy

DuneFest revs up South Coast economy
Let's ride!

DuneFest is officially under way, with thousands of riders seeking the most fun you can have on sand.

And while everything's set for a fun weekend, it can also be a dangerous one.

"We're going to have anywhere between 8,000 and 10,000 people out here," said Rich Patten, safety coordinator. "Just the dynamics of safety are huge."

Man, 18, missing in central Oregon found by searchers on horseback

Man, 18, missing in central Oregon found by searchers on horseback
Search and rescue crews launched the search. Photo via Oregon State Police

http://media.kmtr.com/images/140731_Kevin_Mulert_405.jpgSearchers on horseback Thursday morning found a teen missing from a wilderness program in Central Oregon since early Wednesday morning.

Search and rescue workers found Kevin Mulert, 18, about 1 1/2 miles southeast of the camp.

Searchers provided initial medical care and water as it appeared he was dehydrated.

Oregon State Police said a National Guard helicopter was reportedly taking him to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend for an examination.

 

Lobster saved by social media

Lobster saved by social media »Play Video
A lobster managed to dodge a dinner plate thanks to one woman's Facebook campaign. She saw the lobster, which had rare coloring, at a Publix and decided to save it. Jason wheeler reports.

Teen amputee trains for MMA fights

Teen amputee trains for MMA fights »Play Video
Some of the best mixed martial artists train in New Mexico. Many of them compete at the highest levels of MMA. But World Championships will probably not impress you the way one Albuquerque teen will. Orlando Sanchez introduces us to a kid who's gained the respect of the fighting community, without the use of one arm and both legs!

Job fair for mill workers displaced by fire

Job fair for mill workers displaced by fire »Play Video
Mill workers whose jobs went up in smoke wait for a chance to talk to prospective employers

The line was out the door Wednesday at WorkSource Lane for a job fair.

Allof these prospective employees knew one another: their jobs went up in smoke along with the Swanson Mill July 17 in Springfield.

The fire destroyed the mill, leaving 250 people out of work.

Vision tests required for all school children 7 and younger

Vision tests required for all school children 7 and younger »Play Video
A device being used to help provide vision tests to children

Last year, the state legislature passed a law requiring children 7 and younger to undergo a vision screening before entering public school.

According to Joannah Vaughan, director of the preschool vision screening program at Elks Children’s Eye Clinic, this is critical. Approximately 15 percent of children have vision problems that can be corrected through early detection.

'The boating and fishing - it's a great place to be'

'The boating and fishing - it's a great place to be' »Play Video

As the temperature climbs, Foster Lake near Sweet Home beckons to families to come enjoy themselves.

Watch All in a Day's Drive Wednesdays on KMTR NewsSource 16 at 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Gonorrhea rate spikes in Lane County

Gonorrhea rate spikes in Lane County »Play Video

Gonorrhea rates have skyrocketed in Lane County.

"What we recognize is our population between 2010 and 2013 has only increased 1 percent," said Cindy Morgan with Lane County Public Health, "and yet the number of cases - the rate - has increased about 800 percent."