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Local How low will gas prices go? How low will gas prices go?
Prices at the pump are falling, driven by drops in crude oil prices, AAA Oregon said.

“Washington and Oregon have the fourth and fifth largest weekly drops in gas prices in the last week as both averages lose 14 cents, and both states are registering the largest drops in the last month with both averages down 40 cents in that timeframe,” said Marie Dodds with AAA Oregon/Idaho.

The national average for regular unleaded fell 9 cents this week to $3.09 a gallon.

Oregon’s average is down 14 cents to $3.36 per gallon, the lowest since February of this year.

Zombies roam Eugene streets, prepping for 'Thrill The World'

Zombies roam Eugene streets, prepping for 'Thrill The World'

Back (from the dead) for their third year, Thrill The World Eugene is raising cash for ShelterCare while joining an annual attempt to break the world record for "most people simultaneously dancing to Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' around the globe."

Community rallies against racism after "anti-diversity" fliers handed out at Springfield HS

Community rallies against racism after "anti-diversity" fliers handed out at Springfield HS »Play Video

The community rallied against racism on Saturday after a man claims he handed out racially intolerant flyers to students at Springfield High School earlier this week.

Our reporters learned the flyers at Springfield High were filled with prejudiced material, including the quote "diversity is white genocide."

The Community Alliance of Lane County held a rally Saturday to send a message that hate speech will not be tolerated.

UO announces $2 billion fundraising campaign

UO announces $2 billion fundraising campaign

The University of Oregon is offering two new scholarships to students who have worked hard through high school. If you qualify, the money is automatically awarded to in-state students.

FBI seeks robber who hit three Western Oregon banks in two days

FBI seeks robber who hit three Western Oregon banks in two days
The FBI is looking for a man suspected of robbing three banks in Western Oregon on Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17.

The FBI is searching for a man who robbed three Western Oregon banks in two days. In all three robberies the man demanded money from a bank teller and walked out with cash.

SUV lands in creek channel after slipping into gear

SUV lands in creek channel after slipping into gear
A driver knocked her Nissan Armada SUV into gear Friday as she climbed out of the car, sending the rig through a fence into the channelized Amazon Creek at 17th and Willamette. No one was injured.

A driver knocked her Nissan Armada SUV into gear Friday as she climbed out of the car, sending the rig through a fence into the channelized Amazon Creek at 17th and Willamette. No one was injured.

Ducks face Huskies on eve of 20th anniversary of The Pick

Ducks face Huskies on eve of 20th anniversary of The Pick »Play Video

The Dawgs come to Autzen with new head coach Chris Petersen - a former Duck coach who twice beat the Ducks while head coach of the Boise State Broncos.

The game starts at 5 p.m. and will be televised on Fox Sports 1.

The game comes days shy of the 20th anniversary of the Oct. 22, 1994, showdown between the two teams.

In that game, Oregon cornerback Kenny Wheaton intercepted a pass and returned it for a touchdown, sealing a Duck victory.

The play, known as The Pick, is celebrated as a turning point in the program's history.

Watch #LiveOnKMTR for more game day news - and an interview with Kenny Wheaton

Woman indicted on Murder by Abuse in death of 87-year-old mother

Woman indicted on Murder by Abuse in death of 87-year-old mother »Play Video
Vana Boren in court on Friday, October 17

http://media.kmtr.com/images/141016boren330.jpgNORTH BEND, Ore. - A woman faces charges of Murder by Abuse and Manslaughter in the death of her 87-year-old mother.

The Coos County Grand Jury indicted Vana Gaye Boren, 54, on Wednesday. She faced arraignment on the charges Friday.

The charges allege that, between the start of the year and March 9, Boren caused the death of her mother, Willa Faye Boren, "under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to human life," the district attorney said.

Murder by Abuse carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years.

Manslaughter is punishable by at least 10 years and as many as 20 years.