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Local Police to focus on cars and bikes near OSU this week Police to focus on cars and bikes near OSU this week
Do you drive or bike near campus?

State and local police plan stepped up enforcement Wednesday and Friday near the Oregon State campus.

The effort is driven by complaints about bicycles and cars endangering pedestrians, Oregon State Police said.
Local Rain in forecast through the weekend Rain in forecast through the weekend (Photo Gallery)
The storm dousing western Oregon on Monday is expected to taper off overnight into Tuesday.

A second "quite wet" storm system will move in Tuesday night, the National Weather Service in Portland said, with rain likely lingering into Thursday. That front may also produce strong coastal winds.

And while all forecasts are subject to change, forecasters see a third system setting up for a wet weekend.

Police: Gunman steals man's car - and pants

http://media.kmtr.com/images/141017alonzo330.jpgCOOS BAY, Ore. - A gunman kidnapped a driver in Coos Bay and directed him to a remote area near Sumner Thursday morning.

The gunman then demanded the victim get out of the car and remove his pants.

The gunman took the man's pants and car and drove off.

The victim then walked to a nearby home and asked the residents to call 911

At about 11:44 a.m., an officer from the Coos Bay Police Department located the stolen vehicle unoccupied in Coos Bay.

Investigators identified 21-year-old Gabriel T. Alonzo of Coos Bay

Artist uses National Mall as his personal canvas

Artist uses National Mall as his personal canvas »Play Video
if you visit the National Mall in Washington this month, you may notice a very special piece of art on display, but the size and location of this unique canvas may surprise you. Polo Sandoval has the story.

UO on Ebola: Got symptoms? Been to West Africa? Get to hospital

UO on Ebola: Got symptoms? Been to West Africa? Get to hospital »Play Video
'The process that we take is a very standardized process.'

"The closeness of everybody and just tight knit community and big lecture halls - yeah, it could be definitely a problem," a student suggested.

What do you know - or fear - about Ebola?

What do you know - or fear - about Ebola? »Play Video

KMTR NewsSource 16 asked people what they know - and what they fear - about Ebola in an effort to nail down some facts about the disease with outbreaks in Africa and isolated cases in the U.S.

FBI: Robber hit banks in Salem and Eugene before, after lunch

A man robbed a bank in Salem late Thursday morning - then robbed another 60 miles to the south in Eugene a few hours later.

The FBI, the Marion County Sheriff's Office and the Eugene Police Department want the public's help in identifying and locating the man believed responsible for the two robberies.

The first 3-D printed rocket powered plane

The first 3-D printed rocket powered plane »Play Video
A web site's readers want to see just how high they can fly a model airplane. So they've built one using a 3-D printer and crowdfunding, and they're planning to launch it, with a toy pilot, from the New Mexico. CNN's Jim Boulden got a look at the plane.

Trooper finds fugitive, 4 lbs pot during traffic stop along I-5

Trooper finds fugitive, 4 lbs pot during traffic stop along I-5
The trooper arrested the driver - Thomas Garza, 48, from Talent, Ore. (above left) - on charges of Unlawful Possession and Delivery of a Controlled Substance - Marijuana. During the stop, the trooper discovered that the passenger - Anthony J. Balascio, 43, of Allen, Texas (above right) - was wanted on a felony warrant for Unlawful Possession and Manufacture of Marijuana. He was arrested without incident.

A state trooper stopped an SUV for multiple traffic violations - and found a fugitive from Texas and 4 pounds of pot inside the rig Wednesday, Oregon State Police said.