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Man who shot and killed motorist pleads guilty to lesser charge

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Gerald Strebendt (left) shot and killed David Crofut (right) after a traffic crash in Springfield in January 2014.

The man who shot and killed another motorist after a traffic crash in Springfield last year will spend less than 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to Criminally Negligent Homicide with a Firearm in a negotiated agreement with prosecutors.

Sheriff: Suspect at large after running from stolen car, guns

Sheriff: Suspect at large after running from stolen car, guns »Play Video
As the car slowed to 5 to 10 mph, the male driver climbed out the window and jumped, the sheriff's office said. He ran north across the highway and jumped a fence.

A man climbed out the window of a moving stolen car and ran away early Thursday morning, leaving an unidentified woman and stolen firearms in the vehicle.

'They call them widowmakers': Man survives logging accident

'They call them widowmakers': Man survives logging accident »Play Video

Tom Sidick spent most of his life cutting things down, taking them apart, and selling them off, piece by piece. Now, he's spending time putting the important parts back together.

'I kind of feel, maybe a little bit alone': MD Camp brings kids together

'I kind of feel, maybe a little bit alone': MD Camp brings kids together »Play Video

Muscular Dystrophy causes progressive weakness and degeneration of muscles, and there’s no cure. For the thousands of children suffering from the genetic disorders in the U.S., the fight is for quality of life.

Every summer, Kobey and around 100 other kids with MD from across Oregon and Southwestern Washington, ages six to 17, get to spend an entire week together swimming, playing sports, doing all the things kids do at camp.

Ty Steele has the full story Wednesday at 5:30, 6:30 and 11 #LiveOnKMTR.

Springfield welcomes home National Guard troops

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Welcome home

Dozens of Oregon National Guard troops returned home Wednesday after a year in Afghanistan.

'This could take 3 to 5 years to be resolved'

'This could take 3 to 5 years to be resolved' »Play Video
The 17 acres proposed for redevelopment

The University of Oregon Foundation beat out other suitors last October for the right to redevelop 17 acres on Eugene's waterfront.

This week, the foundation pulled out of the partnership with Eugene Water & Electric Board.

The foundation's CIO Jay Namyet said it's the only option.