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GM announces safety recalls for 700K cars

GM announces safety recalls for 700K cars
An excerpt from GM's current list of recalls. The full list is at the bottom of this story.

General Motors on Wednesday announced six safety recalls covering 717,949 recent model vehicles in the U.S.

Mystery rings found on city bus

Mystery rings found on city bus »Play Video
A woman found what appears to be an engagement ring and wedding band on a TriMet bus Tuesday night.

What appears to be an engagement ring and wedding band were found in a small box on a TriMet bus Tuesday night. Do you know who they belong to?

Tribute to Fallen Soldiers starts 2,000-mile torch ride in Eugene

Tribute to Fallen Soldiers starts 2,000-mile torch ride in Eugene

Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Northwest started the 2014 Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride at Valley River Center in Eugene on Thursday.

'Why is my plant not performing as I want it to?'

'Why is my plant not performing as I want it to?'
Pete Peterson

In the dog days of summer, it's easy to sit back and wait for your plants to produce.
 
But this time of year, many of those plants need to be looked after, including regular watering.

Watch Joel in the Garden on KMTR NewsSource16 at 6 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Thursdays

Reedsport man dead after gunfight with police

Reedsport man dead after gunfight with police
Police at the scene of the shooting July 17, 2014.

The man shot in a gunfight with police last Thursday died three days later from his injuries, Oregon State Police said.

Glenn Ray Glancey, 71, of Reedsport died July 20. He was shot in an exchange of gunfire with police July 17.

'She wants nothing more than to have a daddy'

'She wants nothing more than to have a daddy' »Play Video
Chris Kilcullen's widow Kristie held up photos of her late husband, hoping to show the human side of her slain husband.

The family of a police motorcycle patrol officer shot dead by a mentally ill woman addressed a state board about the woman's future Wednesday.

The Oregon Psychiatric Security Review Board met Wednesday to discuss the future of Cheryl Kidd.

Kidd shot and killed Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen on April 22, 2011.

She was deemed mentally unfit to stand trial, and has since been held at the Oregon State Hospital in Salem.

The state board decided Kidd should undergo an evaluation to deem whether she should remain at the state hopsital - or qualifies to live in a secure residential treatment facility.

Farmer found murdered in ashes of home

Farmer found murdered in ashes of home »Play Video
Dennis Kelley. Photo courtesy Liz Washington

Neighbors saw a home at Kelley's Hog Farm go up in flames a week ago.

One of them sent Liz Washington a photo of the fire.

Sshe desperately tried to call Dennis Kelley, her neighbor of 25 years.

Her messages went unanswered.

"He was always sharing what he had, everything that he had: produce, food, meats, salmon, gouda cheese," Washington said Wednesday. "He was a sweet old man."