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Local Excessive Heat Warning: Know the symptoms of heat illness Excessive Heat Warning: Know the symptoms of heat illness (Video)
The heat will present health risks for people and pets and fire risks for forests and grasslands this week.

Extreme heat is the most common cause of weather-related deaths in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, killing more people on average each year than hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, floods, and earthquakes combined.

Forecast | Symptoms of Heat Illness | Kids In Cars | Protect Your Pets | Where To Cool Off
Local Oakridge imposes water restrictions (New) Oakridge imposes water restrictions
Residents must limit how they long they water their garden and hold off on washing their cars under water restrictions put in place by the City of Oakridge.

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NFL hires first female coach

NFL hires first female coach

History was made in the NFL Tuesday when the Arizona Cardinals hired Jen Welter as a pre-season coaching intern. This makes her the first woman to ever coach in the NFL.

Multi-state police chase ends in Baker County

Multi-state police chase ends in Baker County

A car chase through parts of Idaho and Oregon ended in Baker County after Oregon State Police said troopers tried to spike the vehicle’s tires several times and eventually forced it off the road using a pit maneuver. The driver is now in custody.

Corvallis woman's death remains unsolved 6 months later

Corvallis woman's death remains unsolved 6 months later »Play Video
Oregon State Police forensics processes the contents of the camp where the woman was found dead by "homicidal violence."

A 42-year-old woman found dead in a public park suffered serious head trauma, an autopsy found.

Pleasant Hill firefighter: 'He was a great guy to have around'

Pleasant Hill firefighter: 'He was a great guy to have around' »Play Video
"Please keep his family and our Volunteers in your thoughts and prayers," the Pleasant Hill Volunteer Firefighters Association asked on Facebook.

A Pleasant Hill volunteer firefighter drowned at Diamond Lake Sunday evening. Authorities continue to search for his body while fellow firefighters offer support to his family.

Governor signs bill allowing dispensaries to sell pot to recreational users

Governor signs bill allowing dispensaries to sell pot to recreational users
Jay Baker, owner of Fresh Buds, a Portland medical marijuana dispensary, says he's had to turn customers away because many people thought recreational marijuana was legal as soon as voters passed it last year.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill allowing medical marijuana dispensaries to sell pot to recreational users.