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Local Grass fire burns barn, threatens homes in Pleasant Hill (Updated) Grass fire burns barn, threatens homes in Pleasant Hill (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Firefighters responded to a quickly-spreading grass fire that ignited one barn and threatened 11 homes and several barns and outbuildings in Pleasant Hill Friday afternoon.

A helicopter dumped buckets of water on the barn. The barn was fully involved. The flames caught the bottom of the structure on fire and climbed to the roof.

2nd person charged in deadly shooting

2nd person charged in deadly shooting
Police arrested Zachary Beauchamp (left) on a charge of felony manslaughter August 30. Police arrested Sean Jones (right) on charges of unlawful use of weapon and misdemeanor menacing and reckless endangering on September 3. Police said both men fired shots in the incident that resulted in the death of 17-year-old Justin Gardner. (Lane County mugshots)

A second person police said was involved in a deadly shooting last weekend has been arrested.

Soccer team on school bus OK after fatal crash

Soccer team on school bus OK after fatal crash
Police say this 1993 Chevrolet pickup crossed the centerline, hit a school bus and ended up in this ditch. The driver was killed in the crash. (Photo: Oregon State Police)

Highway 20 closed in both directions just west of Santiam Pass following a fatal crash involving a school bus and a passenger vehicle Thursday afternoon.

Police: Man arrested in standoff previously convicted for stabbing brother

Police: Man arrested in standoff previously convicted for stabbing brother »Play Video

The man arrested following a four hour standoff in Springfield Wednesday was previously convicted for stabbing his younger brother to death.

Police: Man in jail after standoff with Springfield SWAT team

Police: Man in jail after standoff with Springfield SWAT team »Play Video

Police arrested a man Wednesday evening following a standoff near S. 42nd Place and Daisy Street in Springfield. The man had poured gasoline all around the house he barricaded himself in and told officers he was armed.