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SWAT team in Springfield at 'a very dangerous situation'

SWAT team in Springfield at 'a very dangerous situation'
Police and SWAT are on the scene of a home near S 42nd Place and Daisy Street in Springfield.

Police and SWAT are on the scene of a home near S 42nd Place and Daisy Street in Springfield.  Daisy Street is blocked off at 42nd street.

Police: Suspect walks into pawn shop as detective looks for her

Police: Suspect walks into pawn shop as detective looks for her
Brianna Michelle Smith, 25, and Louis Anthony Haberling, 29 (Lane County, Oregon, jail mugshots)

The suspects sped away from a traffic stop early Tuesday morning, ditched their car - and disappeared. But the investigating officer connected them to a Washington state crime - and enlisted the help of detectives in Oregon to track them down.

Active shooter training part of back to school prep in Springfield

Active shooter training part of back to school prep in Springfield »Play Video
The training included one hour of classroom training followed by scenario trainings at Agnes-Stewart Middle School and Ridgeview Elementary on Thursday.

Employees of the Springfield Public Schools attended a 4-hour training in the nationally recognized ALICE method for response to armed intruders this week.

All told, 1,300 staff members took part.

Police: Suspect goes from caught on camera to captured in a week

Police: Suspect goes from caught on camera to captured in a week
Randolph Dell Calhoon Nelson, 61, faces charges of attempted burglary, criminal trespass, criminal mischief and theft, police said. (Inset: Lane County mugshot. Background images: Home surveillance video distributed by Springfield Police).

A week after an attempted burglary on Aster Street, the public circulation of home security video helped police catch up with a suspect, the Springfield Police Department.

'I may only be one person, but one can save another'

'I may only be one person, but one can save another'
Photo used with permission from Bekah Miles

Bekah Miles shared a photo of her new tattoo on Facebook - and it went viral, to say the least. What did she get tattooed on her leg? It depends on how you look at it.

'We really pulled out everything' to save Vancouver police K-9

'We really pulled out everything' to save Vancouver police K-9 »Play Video
Ike and his handler, Vancouver Police Officer Jack Anderson. (Photo: Vancouver police)

A Vancouver police dog died overnight Tuesday after he was stabbed by a suspect fleeing officers, according to the Vancouver Police Department.