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Local Court hears opening statements in Taylor murder trial Court hears opening statements in Taylor murder trial(Photo Gallery)(Video)
David Ray Taylor stands accused of murdering a Eugene man and then taking the man’s car to rob a bank in Mapleton.

The defense maintains that the murder was orchestrated by two accomplices to the robbery, and Taylor was not involved in the death of Celestino Gutierrez, 22, of Eugene.
Local Anti-Semitic graffiti found scrawled on library bulletin board: 'It ended up being a target for defamation' Anti-Semitic graffiti found scrawled on library bulletin board: 'It ended up being a target for defamation'(Video)
The community rallied against anti-Semitism Friday after finding some troubling graffiti scrawled on a bulletin board in downtown Eugene earlier in the week.

The hateful message was found Wednesday on the announcement board at the Eugene Public Library.

“This particular flyer was an event, a talk at the University of Oregon that's happening on April 27 about the holocaust,” said Connie Bennett of the Eugene Public Library, “It ended up being a target for defamation.”

Boston PD detonates suspicious bags at marathon finish line on 1 year bombing anniversary

On the anniversary of the Boston bombings, a bomb scare at the finish line prompted authorities to detonate two backpacks. They later said, the bags held no explosives.

Police took a man into custody shortly after the suspicious bags appeared at the scene, Boston Police officials said.

 

 

Leftover beer grains fed to cows

Leftover beer grains fed to cows »Play Video
New federal regulations to make sure feed is safe for animals may have an unintended consequence. Beer brewers are objecting to a proposed federal rule that would make it harder for breweries to sell leftover grains as animal feed instead of throwing them away. Don Ford shows us that involves cows ... and beer.

Boston honors victims of Marathon Bombings

Boston honors victims of Marathon Bombings »Play Video

Tuesday marks exactly one year since the deadly attack at the finish line of the boston marathon.

Thousands, including dignitaries like Vice President Joe Biden, gathered inside the Hynes Convention Center Tuesday to remember the lives lost on April 15, 2013.

“We are Boston, we are America. We respond, we endure we overcome, and we own the finish line,” said Biden. 

Oregon's gas tax no longer covers costs of public works projects

Oregon's gas tax no longer covers costs of public works projects »Play Video

Oregon residents are driving less, and Oregon Department of Transportation statistice find that those still driving are behind the wheel of fuel-efficient cars.

While it is great for the environment, the loss in gas tax revenue is jeopardizing the funding for roadwork projects across the state.

First of 4 'Blood Moon' lunar eclipses set for April 15

First of 4 'Blood Moon' lunar eclipses set for April 15
FILE -- A lunar eclipse shines over the Space Needle in Seattle on Feb. 20, 2008 (Photo courtesy: Clane Gessel)

The first of four lunar eclipses over the next two years is set for Monday night.

Police: Dad passed out with crying baby

Police: Dad passed out with crying baby
Douglas County Booking photo of Christopher Seth Houx, 27, of Myrtle Creek.

Police in Myrtle Creek say a relative took a baby from an apartment where the infant's father was passed out after being under the influence of narcotics.