Strebendt claimed self-defense in the shooting death of David Paul Crofut, 53, after a minor traffic accident at South 57th and Bob Straub Parkway in Springfield on Wednesday, January 29.
Springfield Police Sgt. David Lewis said Strebendt’s arrest stemmed from discrepancies between his account to 911 dispatchers and multiple witness testimonies.
"It just doesn't add up, that someone should have been shot in the incidence,” said Sgt. Lewis. "When we were notified about the indictment and the warrant, we actually when out looking for him.”
Gillette is on trial, accused of murdering his father James and his father's partner Anne McLucas.
Johan testified that he went to his father's home to get water on the morning of September 7, 2012.
He believed his father to be gone, and McLucas to be visiting family in Boston.
However, after being beckoned into his dad's bedroom by James Gillette, a heated discussion took place.
Johan claimed James threatened to kick him and Asia Seaton off the property.
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Ash Wednesday is the one day of the year where Christians wear their faith on their foreheads.
For the first time, the Episcopal Church is bringing the ritual distribution of ashes out to the streets and sidewalks of Eugene and Springfield.
After a mostly dry winter, late season snow has more people returning to the Cascades to enjoy the final few weeks of winter.
And Sisters is a small mountain town with big charm.
Heavy snow is a welcome sign in the Cascades.
The elusive snowfall has been a late arrival this season.
“It was just killing us, from November, almost through the end of January, the snow finally showed up and it's just been fantastic ever since,” skier Erik Hoefer said. Hoefer drove from Stayton to ski at Hoodoo.
After mammoth-sized snowfall in February, it's ski season on the mountain, but construction season in the town of Sisters. The town is undergoing a project to repave Highway 20.
If you're having a hard time catching enough shut eye, don't despair. Sacred Heart at Riverbend is hosting a sleep clinic March 5-7, running tests to find out what problems are causing people to lose sleep at night.
Researchers take sleepers Body Mass Index, measure neck circumference, and ask a few sleep habit questions.
Unlike cows that haven't ever had a run-in with wolves, ones that have witnessed wolf attacks can experience stress-related illnesses and have a harder time getting pregnant – meaning decreased profits for ranchers, according to a new study by Oregon State University.
A Drain woman was seriously injured in a crash on I-5 Tuesday night north of Sutherlin.
Blood evidence suggests their killer bludgeoned Anne McLucas and James Gillette after the two were down on the ground, a forensic scientist said under questioning by prosecutors Tuesday.
Attorneys for Johan Gillette claim he killed his father and his father's domestic partner in self-defense. Prosecutors appeared to seek to discredit that theory Tuesday as the double-murder trial entered another week.
In 2009, then-athletic director Pat Kilkenny scored big when he replaced University of Oregon womens basketball coach Bev Smith with NBA and WNBA champion coach Paul Westhead.
But on Tuesday, the athletic department announced that Westhead's contract ends March 31 and will not be renewed.
The couple had been at the pizza restaurant for a while.
“We had like tried to help him out the whole night," Soren Kaldaho recalled.
To the staff serving up slices, they were helping a customer who maybe had too much to drink.
As Whirled Pies went to close up at 10 p.m., staff asked the woman and man to leave.
"We locked up the doors," said Natalie Gattis, "and after like 5 minutes of him being gone, he started banging on the door, like really hard, like the things on top of the door were falling off.
“I saw them outside the door like messing with the planter," she said, "and I was like, I think they're going to break down the door.”