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Local Grass fire burns barn, threatens homes in Pleasant Hill (Updated) Grass fire burns barn, threatens homes in Pleasant Hill (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Firefighters responded to a quickly-spreading grass fire that ignited one barn and threatened 11 homes and several barns and outbuildings in Pleasant Hill Friday afternoon.

A helicopter dumped buckets of water on the barn. The barn was fully involved. The flames caught the bottom of the structure on fire and climbed to the roof.

Police: Consider suspect 'armed and dangerous'

Police: Consider suspect 'armed and dangerous'
Featured left: Antonio DeLeon, aka "Mugsy", and featured right, Cooper Homme. Photo courtesy: Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers

One of two suspects wanted on first degree burglary charges out of Kennewick, Wash., could be in Eugene, police there said.

SWAT team in Springfield at 'a very dangerous situation'

SWAT team in Springfield at 'a very dangerous situation'
Police and SWAT are on the scene of a home near S 42nd Place and Daisy Street in Springfield.

Police and SWAT are on the scene of a home near S 42nd Place and Daisy Street in Springfield.  Daisy Street is blocked off at 42nd street.

Police: Suspect walks into pawn shop as detective looks for her

Police: Suspect walks into pawn shop as detective looks for her
Brianna Michelle Smith, 25, and Louis Anthony Haberling, 29 (Lane County, Oregon, jail mugshots)

The suspects sped away from a traffic stop early Tuesday morning, ditched their car - and disappeared. But the investigating officer connected them to a Washington state crime - and enlisted the help of detectives in Oregon to track them down.

Active shooter training part of back to school prep in Springfield

Active shooter training part of back to school prep in Springfield »Play Video
The training included one hour of classroom training followed by scenario trainings at Agnes-Stewart Middle School and Ridgeview Elementary on Thursday.

Employees of the Springfield Public Schools attended a 4-hour training in the nationally recognized ALICE method for response to armed intruders this week.

All told, 1,300 staff members took part.

Police: Suspect goes from caught on camera to captured in a week

Police: Suspect goes from caught on camera to captured in a week
Randolph Dell Calhoon Nelson, 61, faces charges of attempted burglary, criminal trespass, criminal mischief and theft, police said. (Inset: Lane County mugshot. Background images: Home surveillance video distributed by Springfield Police).

A week after an attempted burglary on Aster Street, the public circulation of home security video helped police catch up with a suspect, the Springfield Police Department.

Police: Bomb threat by bus driver closes Franklin Boulevard near UO campus

Police: Bomb threat by bus driver closes Franklin Boulevard near UO campus
An eyewitness could see police talking to a man in handcuffs. No word yet on if or how the man was involved in the situation.

EPD arrests bus driver for a bomb threat that closed Franklin Boulevard.

'I may only be one person, but one can save another'

'I may only be one person, but one can save another'
Photo used with permission from Bekah Miles

Bekah Miles shared a photo of her new tattoo on Facebook - and it went viral, to say the least. What did she get tattooed on her leg? It depends on how you look at it.