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Local 2 dead in head-on crash with log truck (New) 2 dead in head-on crash with log truck (Photo Gallery)
Two people died when their sedan crashed head on into an oncoming log truck.

Todd Gilman was driving a 2001 Toyota Corolla eastbound on Nonpareil Road when, for an unknown reason, the vehicle veered into the oncoming lane and struck a fully loaded log truck traveling westbound, the sheriff's office said.

Investigators said the head-on collision ejected Todd Gilman and his wife, Tina Gilman, from the vehicle.


The Sutherlin residents, both 50, died at the scene.
Local Myrtle Creek woman stabbed in abdomen with large knife; cousin arrested (New) Myrtle Creek woman stabbed in abdomen with large knife; cousin arrested
A woman stabbed multiple times in the abdomen with a large knife underwent emergency surgery Tuesday morning.

Cheyenne Workman, 21, of Myrtle Point was rushed to Coquille Valley Hospital by Myrtle Point Ambulance.

Her cousin, Jason E Simons, 37, of Myrtle Point is being held on $1 million bail and charges of attempted murder.
National & World Child with cancer gets World Series tickets Child with cancer gets World Series tickets (Video)
As if this year couldn't get any better for fans of the Kansas City Royals, a young fan has been given a special gift. The boy has spent most of the baseball season fighting cancer. Syed Shabbir reports the boy's neighbor started raising money to give him a trip to the World Series.

Texas hospital apologizes for incorrectly diagnosing Ebola patient in September

Texas hospital apologizes for incorrectly diagnosing Ebola patient in September

The chief executive in charge of the Texas Presbyterian Hospital, where Ebola patient Thomas Duncan's symptoms were incorrectly diagnosed, issued a public apology.

A full-page ad appeared in the Sunday editions of the Dallas Morning News and Fort Worth Star-Telegram newspapers. In the letter, c-e-o Barclay Berdan said Texas Presbyterian "made mistakes in handling this very difficult challenge."

Photos: Ducks rout Dawgs, 45-20 in rivalry game at Autzen

Photos: Ducks rout Dawgs, 45-20 in rivalry game at Autzen
Oregon Ducks Royce Freeman (#21) leaps into the endzone for one of his three scores during the first half against the Washington Huskies. The Ducks left the field at half ahead 28-6. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab

The No. 9 Oregon Ducks maintain their 11 game rivalry win streak over the Dawgs after taking a 45-20 victory against Washington at Autzen Saturday, October 18.

Police: Remains found outside Charlottesville could belong to missing UVA student

Police: Remains found outside Charlottesville could belong to missing UVA student

Authorities in Charlottesville, Virginia are still waiting for confirmation on whether the human remains found Saturday belong to Hannah Graham, the University of Virginia student who disappeared five weeks ago.

Police continued to search the rural area a dozen miles outside Charlottesville where they made the disturbing discovery.

Zombies roam Eugene streets, prepping for 'Thrill The World'

Zombies roam Eugene streets, prepping for 'Thrill The World'

Back (from the dead) for their third year, Thrill The World Eugene is raising cash for ShelterCare while joining an annual attempt to break the world record for "most people simultaneously dancing to Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' around the globe."

Community rallies against racism after "anti-diversity" fliers handed out at Springfield HS

Community rallies against racism after "anti-diversity" fliers handed out at Springfield HS »Play Video

The community rallied against racism on Saturday after a man claims he handed out racially intolerant flyers to students at Springfield High School earlier this week.

Our reporters learned the flyers at Springfield High were filled with prejudiced material, including the quote "diversity is white genocide."

The Community Alliance of Lane County held a rally Saturday to send a message that hate speech will not be tolerated.

UO announces $2 billion fundraising campaign

UO announces $2 billion fundraising campaign

The University of Oregon is offering two new scholarships to students who have worked hard through high school. If you qualify, the money is automatically awarded to in-state students.

FBI seeks robber who hit three Western Oregon banks in two days

FBI seeks robber who hit three Western Oregon banks in two days
The FBI is looking for a man suspected of robbing three banks in Western Oregon on Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17.

The FBI is searching for a man who robbed three Western Oregon banks in two days. In all three robberies the man demanded money from a bank teller and walked out with cash.

SUV lands in creek channel after slipping into gear

SUV lands in creek channel after slipping into gear
A driver knocked her Nissan Armada SUV into gear Friday as she climbed out of the car, sending the rig through a fence into the channelized Amazon Creek at 17th and Willamette. No one was injured.

A driver knocked her Nissan Armada SUV into gear Friday as she climbed out of the car, sending the rig through a fence into the channelized Amazon Creek at 17th and Willamette. No one was injured.

Ducks face Huskies on eve of 20th anniversary of The Pick

Ducks face Huskies on eve of 20th anniversary of The Pick »Play Video

The Dawgs come to Autzen with new head coach Chris Petersen - a former Duck coach who twice beat the Ducks while head coach of the Boise State Broncos.

The game starts at 5 p.m. and will be televised on Fox Sports 1.

The game comes days shy of the 20th anniversary of the Oct. 22, 1994, showdown between the two teams.

In that game, Oregon cornerback Kenny Wheaton intercepted a pass and returned it for a touchdown, sealing a Duck victory.

The play, known as The Pick, is celebrated as a turning point in the program's history.

Watch #LiveOnKMTR for more game day news - and an interview with Kenny Wheaton