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Local Meningitis vaccine requires 3 doses to work (Updated) Meningitis vaccine requires 3 doses to work (Video)
A mass vaccination clinic continues through Thursday at the University of Oregon to counter a bacterial infection that has sicked 4 students this year, killing one of them.

Organizers are already preparing for phase two and three: the vaccine in use at the clinic requires three doses to be effective.

Man builds neighborhood luge track

Man builds neighborhood luge track »Play Video
A Pennsylvania man is celebrating winter and giving back to his community. For the third year in a row, he's turning his backyard into an icy carnival ride. Keleigh Gibbs checked out the fun.

Stranger pays for bride's wedding dress

Stranger pays for bride's wedding dress »Play Video
A Utah bride-to-be is giving thanks to the total stranger who paid for her wedding dress. She learned of the surprise as she went to pay for her dress. Felicia Martinez reports

'Gus was a very special animal'

'Gus was a very special animal' »Play Video
Chendra the Asian elephant comes face to face with Gus, the sea lion, during one of her morning walks at the Oregon Zoo.

Gus, a Steller sea lion at the Oregon Zoo known for his gentle demeanor, was humanely euthanized Sunday after a decline due to complications related to his advanced age, officials said.

At 27, he was the oldest male Steller sea lion in any U.S. zoo or aquarium — and is believed to have been the oldest anywhere on the planet. In the wild, male sea lions seldom live past the age of 18, according to marine biologists.

'When somebody accesses something like a hatchet or a sword or any weapon in their trunk, it's concerning'

'When somebody accesses something like a hatchet or a sword or any weapon in their trunk, it's concerning' »Play Video

A driver grabbed a hatchet while having a verbal and non-verbal exchange with another driver about a questionable lane change Friday morning, Eugene Police said.

Blazer great Jerome Kersey remembered for his work on and off the court

Blazer great Jerome Kersey remembered for his work on and off the court »Play Video
Jerome Kersey (June 26, 1962 - Feb. 18, 2015). A still image of Kersey as a Blazer that was shown during his public memorial Monday, March 2, 2015 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

The community came together Monday to remember and honor Portland Trail Blazer great Jerome Kersey, man who inspired people on and off the court.