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'We don’t wish to see any of our veterans or our officers killed'

'We don’t wish to see any of our veterans or our officers killed' »Play Video
Police on Devos Street on Monday, March 30.

"I don’t know if the response by our personnel could have been better, but as we learn more, if there are any takeaways or learning points, we will welcome them," Police Chief Pete Kerns wrote in a letter to the City Manager in anticipation of a column critical of a deadly police shooting of a military veteran with PTSD.

Bumbershoot announces 2015 music lineup

Bumbershoot announces 2015 music lineup »Play Video
The 2013 Bumbershoot Music & Art Festival brings over 100,000 people to Seattle Center for a Labor Day weekend full of musical guests, comedy, art and more. The three day festival ran from August 31st to September 2nd. (Joshua Lewis / KOMO News)

Bumbershoot announced its 2015 lineup today on top of the Space Needle with Mayor Ed Murray. Bumbershoot takes place Labor Day Weekend, September 5th, 6th and 7th.

ProDucks: NFL poised to draft Ducks

ProDucks: NFL poised to draft Ducks
Oregon Ducks to watch for in the NFL Draft (from left) include Marcus Mariota, Arik Armstead, Jake Fisher, Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Hroniss Grasu, Troy Hill, Erick Dargan and Tony Washington. #GoDucks

The first Duck to win the Heisman Trophy won't be the first quarterback from Oregon picked No. 1 overall. Sure, there's Jameis Winston - but 60 years ago, there was a Duck named George Shaw.

Watch #LiveOnKMTR at 5, 5:30, 6:30 and 11 p.m. Thursday for the latest on the NFL Draft

'You harmed my family': Victim addresses youth offenders

'You harmed my family': Victim addresses youth offenders »Play Video

Tiffany Becker and her family were driving home to Washington from a family vacation to Disneyland.

After spending about a week in the happiest place on earth, she found herself plunged into what she calls a nightmare.

A cinderblock came crashing through Becker's windshield. Police later found the two teens who threw the cinderblock.

She had a chance to address youth offenders through the Lane County Department of Youth Services victim advocacy program.

Eugene superintendent responds to news about secret emails

Eugene superintendent responds to news about secret emails »Play Video
Berman said his reasons for leaving the position a year early are personal.

The outgoing superintendent of the Eugene 4J School District responded Wednesday to an article in The Register-Guard newspaper based on emails and text messages school board members exchanged about his performance.

Therapist critical of police response that left veteran dead

Therapist critical of police response that left veteran dead »Play Video
Police on Devos Street on Monday, March 30.

Police shot and killed 49-year-old veteran Brian Babb a month ago in West Eugene after responding to a report of a suicidal subject.

The shooting remains under investigation.

But Babb's therapist Becky Higgins, who made the 911 call that summoned police to the scene, is now commenting on what happened.

ShakeAlert sensor set up in Coos Bay

ShakeAlert sensor set up in Coos Bay »Play Video
The seismic sensor (with battery backup) is housed in a protective steel box and bolted to the concrete foundation of Tioga Hall.

Earthquake Early Warning (EEW) ShakeAlert is one of three early warning software packages being tested together by the California Integrated Seismic Network. Developed at University of California Berkeley.

ShakeAlert detects earthquakes, locates them and estimates magnitudes within seconds of the P wave’s arrival at the surface.

The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN), operated out of the University of Washington and the University of Oregon, has adapted the software for use in the Pacific Northwest utilizing the seismic networks in Washington and Oregon.

Coquille cracks down on dog waste

Coquille cracks down on dog waste »Play Video
"With all the beautification projects that are in progress in Coquille, this certainly does not help the marketing of the Coquille businesses or Coquille as a destination," police said in a statement.

The Coquille Police Department says it has received several complaints about animals and humans defecating and urinating on the sidewalks and streets of Coquille, especially in the downtown corridor.