By News StaffPublished: Sep 21, 2014 at 12:10 AM PDTLast Updated: Sep 21, 2014 at 11:37 AM PDT
An investigation team is looking into an officer-involved shooting in Cottage Grove Saturday night, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.
Agencies form across the county closed down the area around Highway 99 and Quincy Avenue at around 8:20 p.m. after getting reports that shots were fired near the train tracks near Quincy Ave and South 6th Street.
One of Eugene's favorite spash spots is closed for the last weekend of summer as crews work to fix a broken water pipe. Amazon Pool staff announced they were closed for repairs Saturday, and managers expect the job to take a couple days.
Eugene Police said they’ve started an undercover social media sting operation to catch sexual predators, and their results are eye-opening.
Detectives posted on a social media site as an underage teen on Friday morning. Within 3 hours they received 85 texts from different numbers, all from people hoping to meet up with who they thought was a young female.
“If they're responding to these ads, they've done it before. That's the worry. That there's children being victimized and we're just scratching the surface,” said Sgt. McKee.
Seattle Children's Hospital announced Friday that two children have tested positive for the uncommon Enterovirus D-68 strain.
The hospital says the two children had preexisting conditions that exacerbated their condition but were stable enough to be discharged from the hospital earlier this week.
"Confirmation of these cases indicates that EV-D68 is likely in our communities and that we can expect to see additional cases over the coming weeks," said Dr. Jeff Duchin, Chief of Communicable Disease and Epidemiology at Public Health - Seattle & King County. "But we can’t predict at this time how severe or how long an EV-D68 outbreak might be locally."
It happens all the time. A tourist gets mugged by an armed robber. But what made this attempted robbery unusual was that you can watch the entire thing go down because it was captured by a head cam worn by the victim. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports the only thing shot was the bad guy's image.
University of Oregon psychology Professor Jennifer Freyd, who consults the White House on sexual violence, has been studying the topic for more than 20 years. She also knows college sports, serving on UO’s intercollegiate athletics committee.
Search and rescue divers found a deceased person in Wilson Creek Thursday morning after a passerby reported that a car had crashed into the river along London Road, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office said.
Reports state the teenager accused of raping a woman near Autzen Stadium on Saturday night was visiting Eugene to watch an Oregon Ducks football game through the Washington County Juvenile Department.
The trip was part of a program that helps youth develop life skills and positive goals through pro-social activities, Department Director Lynne Schroeder said.
The University of Oregon Athletic Department couldn't confirm if they were aware that the supervised group of 12 troubled teens was visiting the Ducks game. Senior Associate Athletic Director Craig Pintens said there are a number of different people the group could have called to notify the university.