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Local Confiscated Carry-Ons: 'It just boggles your mind' (New) Confiscated Carry-Ons: 'It just boggles your mind' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
A fake bloody chainsaw. A grenade gag gift. A blade to skin an animal. They're all holiday presents that have held people up at airport security. During the busiest travel days before Christmas, the On Your Side Investigators reveal what will and won't get confiscated by TSA screeners at Portland International Airport.

County tows van down by the river

County tows van down by the river »Play Video
A Lane County spokesperson said they are working to remedy the situation

A van where a man had been living off and on for two years has been removed from the shore of the Willamette River.

Father/daughter powerlifters take home records to Sutherlin

Father/daughter powerlifters take home records to Sutherlin »Play Video
Rian Barriman

A father-daughter powerlifting duo in Sutherlin has made Oregon proud once again at the World Association of Bench Pressers and Dead Lifters in Las Vegas.

Should LTD safety officers be able to enforce state and local laws?

Should LTD safety officers be able to enforce state and local laws? »Play Video
From December 2012 through 2013, LTD public safety officers handed out 230 exclusions preventing people from riding the bus for breaking rules. In the past 12 months, they have issued 437.

Lane Transit District may transform its public safety officers into peace officers, able to enforce state and local laws.

"This gives us the opportunity, if the board chooses to give the general manager the authority to designate them as peace officers, and ability to step up the level of enforcement in terms of citations that can be written," said Andy Vobora with LTD.

Prep Athlete of the Week: Griffin Meyer

Prep Athlete of the Week: Griffin Meyer »Play Video

Griffin Meyer is a senior point guard on the Elmira High School Falcons basketball team.

Griffin is considered the team's leader and says expectations are high this season for his team.

He also plays soccer and baseball for Elmira.

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

Pacific fire hose aimed at Northwest

Pacific fire hose aimed at Northwest

Here comes the rain again.

And again. And again.

The National Weather Service in Portland says the threat of flooding will increase Saturday night through Monday as the "atmospheric river" brings warm, moist air to the Pacific Northwest.