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Local Amtrak service between Eugene and Portland in jeopardy Amtrak service between Eugene and Portland in jeopardy (Video)
Oregon's only Amtrak route from Eugene to Portland is in jeopardy of shutting down.

The Oregon Department of Transportation needs $10.4 million to maintain operations. The state's current budget cuts that in half.
Local Sea lions love to eat salmon: 'It's just amazing we have any fish at all' Sea lions love to eat salmon: 'It's just amazing we have any fish at all' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Thousands of California sea lions have docked at northern Oregon ports like Astoria.

While the sea lions have brought in a sea of tourists, port officials are worried about dock damage and missing out on boat revenue.

And it's the adult salmon the sea lions are feasting on that has local fisherman worried.

Photos: Costumed fans go all out for Comicon Day 2

Photos: Costumed fans go all out for Comicon Day 2
Emerald City Comicon is the largest comic book and pop culture convention in the Pacific Northwest. Thousands of people come to the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle for 3 days of cosplay, comic books, celebrities, panels and more. (Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)

The fun is far from over on the second day of Emerald City Comicon at the WA State Convention Center, the largest comic book and pop culture convention in the Pacific Northwest.

Man arrested in the killing of his father, Tigard police say

Man arrested in the killing of his father, Tigard police say »Play Video
Police were called out to 69th Ave. and Alfred St. around 3 a.m. where they gathered preliminary information on scene which led them to investigate the death as a homicide. (Brian Smith/KATU News)

A 73-year-old man was found dead by a family member early Friday morning, according to Tigard Police.

'I watch these guys do it every day. They make it look so easy'

'I watch these guys do it every day. They make it look so easy' »Play Video
“I was a bit nervous at first,” Officer Jimmy McBride said. “I watch these guys do it every day. They make it look so easy, but it’s not. It puts my job into perspective.”

After 28 years in law enforcement, Eugene Police Officer Jim McBride is retiring.

He had one last request: to marshal a commercial airplane at the Eugene Airport.

Why did co-pilot intentionally crash plane?

Why did co-pilot intentionally crash plane? »Play Video

So far no one has any explanation why the Germanwings co-pilot would apparently crash a jetliner.

Investigators say Lubitz had to have known what he was doing: he kept over-riding a security pad outside the cockpit as the pilot banged on the door.

Passengers saw it all.

"We can hear them screaming before the very last moments - just before the impact," said Brice Robin, a French prosecutor investigating the crash.

Tales from Oklahoma tornado: 'You could feel like your body almost lifting up'

Tales from Oklahoma tornado: 'You could feel like your body almost lifting up' »Play Video

A tornado leveled dozens of homes west of Tulsa this week. One person died.

In Sand Springs, the winds ripped a doughnut shop to shred.

And there was a dramatic rescue at a kid's gym after the roof collapsed with dozens of young girls inside.

Photos: It's baaack, Emerald City Comicon day 1

Photos: It's baaack, Emerald City Comicon day 1
Emerald City Comicon is the largest comic book and pop culture convention in the Pacific Northwest. Thousands of people come to the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle for 3 days of cosplay, comic books, celebrities, panels and more. (Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)

Emerald City Comicon is the largest comic book and pop culture convention in the Pacific Northwest. Thousands of people come to the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle for 3 days of cosplay, comic books, celebrities, panels and more.

Suspect in Roseburg bank robbery captured with stolen Coos County car

Suspect in Roseburg bank robbery captured with stolen Coos County car »Play Video

The man suspected of robbing a Roseburg bank on Friday was apprehended at a Grants Pass motel after police recognized a car reported stolen out of Coos County.