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Cinder block falls through windshield from I-5 overpass, woman injured

Cinder block falls through windshield from I-5 overpass, woman injured

A cinder block came crashing through the windshield of a passenger car early Sunday morning as it drove under and Interstate 5 overpass, sending a woman to the hospital. State police are now asking the public for information on whoever threw the brick off the Creswell overpass.

Two arrested for fleeing deputies; residents question chase policy

Two arrested for fleeing deputies; residents question chase policy »Play Video
Shawn Woodard, right, and Joann Wills

A high-speed chase ends with the suspect's car landing in a tree, just feet away from a home full of children, Marion County Sheriff’s Officials said. They were treated for minor injuries.

Some residents in this mobile home park question if this high-speed chase was worth the risk.

 

A spokesman for the marion county sheriff's office says they evaluate every chase. In this case they say they made the right decision because no one was seriously hurt and two wanted felons are now off the streets.

Lakeview teen found safe after wanted former deputy turns himself in

Lakeview teen found safe after wanted former deputy turns himself in
Both 17-year-old Marriah Andrews (left) of Lakeview was reported missing Friday. Former Lake County Sheriff's Deputy Kenneth Turkle, who is under investigation for sex crimes for an alleged relationship with Andrews, also went missing on Friday, Oregon State Police said.

A former Lake County sheriff’s deputy who was wanted in connection with an investigation into an alleged sexual relationship with a missing 17-year-old Lakeview girl turned himself in Sunday.

The teen, Marriah Andrews, contacted police hours later in Lakeview.

Crews respond to fire in Springfield apartment building

Crews respond to fire in Springfield apartment building

Fire crews were called out to an apartment fire on Springfield Sunday afternoon.


Everyone living in the apartment unit on Anderson evacuated the burning building by the time Eugene/Springfield Fire arrived on-scene, department officials said.


A total of four fire engines, two trucks and a medic unit responded to the fire.

Ink For Autism: 'I'm so excited to help participate'

Ink For Autism: 'I'm so excited to help participate' »Play Video
Suzen Tattoozen of Whiteaker Tattoo Collective tattoos Lisa Bissonette during Ink For Autism, a fundraiser for the local non-profit A-Team Justice League.

 

The second Ink For Autism fundraiser runs through this weekend, turning part of the money spent on a tattoo session into cash for a non-profit group that provides communication tools for the families of alter-abled children.

Salem teen busted for organizing party with Twitter hashtag

Salem teen busted for organizing party with Twitter hashtag

Deputies busted a large party planned in rural Marion County on Friday night after following #ProjectNat, which was trending on Twitter

Color Me Rad 5K returns for a second run in Eugene

Color Me Rad 5K returns for a second run in Eugene »Play Video
Runners are showered in colored cornstarch at the second annual Color Me Rad 5k at the Valley River Center. Proceeds will go toward Relief Nursery, a non-profit child abuse and neglect prevention agency. Elora Overbey, Oregon News Lab.

For the second time in its history, Color Me Rad fun run returned to Valley River Center to provide community members quality – and colorful -- entertainment.