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A Eugene man died Sunday night after state police say he was crushed by a log that was rolling in the surf at a Florence beach.
Witnesses said the tide rushed in at about 6 p.m., knocking an elderly woman onto the sand. Officials said the Eugene man was trying to help his family member up when the receding water pushed the log on top of him.
Lane County Jail officials said they are no longer holding inmates booked on Immigration and Customs Enforcement (or ICE) detainers, unless they have a court order or warrant.
A 25-year-old man suffered only minor injuries after he fell asleep at the wheen and rolled his car, state police said.
A local martial arts instructor is hoping to share his self-defense wisdom with women. Wisdom that he believes could even save a life.
Police are looking for a man they say robbed a bank off of Seneca Road in West Eugene.
A family spotted the body of a man floating face-down in the Willamette River near Bryant Park on Sunday.
Officials identified the man as Jared Ethan Brown, 45, of Portland, on Monday afternoon.
The Oregon State Medical Examiner found no evidence of foul play.
A 27-year-old man was found dead Saturday morning when firefighters responded to a burning home in North Eugene.
Neighbors told police they thought they heard gunshots coming from the house on Woodside Drive at around 6:45 a.m. Saturday. Fire and police found Tyler Wayne Alexander, 27, of Springfield, dead at the house after responding to the reports of smoke and possible gunfire coming from the house.
Police said they quickly secured the scene, and canceled plans to send out a Community Emergency Notification System to the public.
As the annual Megga Hunt returned to Lively Park, families gathered to enjoy a day filled with Easter egg hunting.
Detectives also recovered a stolen car, and it's all because a man from West Linn had a craving.