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Turner officially retires as sheriff

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Tom Turner has retired as sheriff of Lane County to become chief of police in Florence.

Tom Turner started with the Lane County Sheriff's Office in 1982, stationed as a deputy in Florence.

Plane searchers say emergency signal was a false positive

Plane searchers say emergency signal was a false positive »Play Video

Searchers from the Oregon Civil Air Patrol said the very weak signal from an Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) discovered Thursday afternoon was a false positive. The ELT was reported in the search area between Creswell and Vancouver where a plane went missing on Tuesday.

Anonymous Apps: 'There appear to be no consequences'

Anonymous Apps: 'There appear to be no consequences' »Play Video

Every year there’s a trending new phone app. Now, it seems the greatest attraction among users is anonymity.

“Part of the popularity of anonymous apps is that there appear to be no consequences, no strings, I can say whatever I want,” said University of Oregon public relations instructor Kelli Matthews.

For more on the story, visit the photo gallery.

NewsSource 16's Seena Sleem investigated the popular apps and the damage they cause. She'll have the full story #LiveOn KMTR Thursday night at 5:30, 6:30 and 11.

'It can't be this kid, because he's not that big - but it is'

'It can't be this kid, because he's not that big - but it is' »Play Video
Zack Short

The expression "it's not about the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dog" couldn't be more true for Lebanon junior shot putter Zack Short.
    
He entered high school an undersized freshmen.

Now he's throwing stones at a nationally ranked distance.

Watch KMTR NewsSource 16 Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. for Prep Athlete of the Week

Police: Teen shoots man with pellet gun, steals marijuana

A 16-year-old boy shot a man repeatedly with a pellet gun and stole his marijuana, escaping after being cut with a kitchen knife by a 38-year-old grandmother holding her infant granchild, Corvallis Police said.