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Local 'I don't know what makes a kid, you know, snap like that' 'I don't know what makes a kid, you know, snap like that' (Video)
A 14-year-old in Marysville, Wash., killed one person and sent four students to the hospital before he shot and killed himself.

It's the sort of horrifying story you always want to think could never happen in your neighborhood.

But what if it did?

Eugene Police say they're as prepared as possible for a shooting in a school.
Local 'Do all we can to improve the safety of this section of Interstate 5' 'Do all we can to improve the safety of this section of Interstate 5' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Oregon DOT planned to put out bids early next year seeking construction of cable barriers in the median of Interstate 5 between Salem and Albany.

But after 2 fatal crossover accidents, including a double-crossover crash Thursday that killed a woman and sent a semi careening into oncoming traffic, Governor John Kitzhaber and ODOT Director Matthew Garrett announced plans to fast track the project.

UO Senate Task Force issues recommendations to address sexual violence and survivor support on campus

UO Senate Task Force issues recommendations to address sexual violence and survivor support on campus »Play Video

The University of Oregon Senate Task Force addressing sexual violence and survivor support on campus held a meeting Wednesday to give it's final set of recommendations to university officials.

Over the next two weeks the task force will host discussions for student and public feedback.

Task force co-chair Carol Stabile went through a list of over 20 recommendations split into three categories - critical policy change, prevention and education, and administrative changes.

Soldier, gunman dead after shooting at Canadian Parliament

Soldier, gunman dead after shooting at Canadian Parliament

A Canadian soldier was shot and at least one gunman is confirmed dead after a shooting at the Parliament Building in Ottawa. 

The attack began when the soldier was shot and killed while guarding a nearby war memorial. Witnesses said the gunman had long hair and his face covered.

Officials reported that the gunman was shot dead by Parliament Sergeant At Arms Kevin Vickers and police fanned out to figure out how many more shooters might be part of the attack.

Florence man found dead, pickup in water; bridge closed until Friday

Florence man found dead, pickup in water; bridge closed until Friday

The Coast Guard located the body of a Florence man in the water 4 miles from his pickup submerged beneath the McCullough Bridge on Wednesday evening.

Reminders for Election 2014: 'If there's a concern, we want to address it before they vote'

Reminders for Election 2014: 'If there's a concern, we want to address it before they vote'
File photo of a voter casting a ballot in a 2006 Lane County Election. Photo by Chris Phan (Clipdude) via Wikimedia Commons

As ballots start arriving in the mail, elections officials have a few reminders for registered voters.

“If there's a concern, we want to address it before they vote. Once it’s cast, we are not able to help them anytime, any way further,” said Elections Manager Cheryl Betschart.

"Next Glass" app hopes to analyze 40,000 beers

"Next Glass" app hopes to analyze 40,000 beers »Play Video
The makers of a new app are trying to map the beer genome, so to speak. In the world of craft beers, the app developers want to find out -- empirically -- what makes a beer different from other beers. Matt Markovich reports the goal is to give people a better idea of what they should pour into their "Next Glass."

Halloween in Eugene: 'Have an ice cream sundae; carve a pumpkin'

Halloween in Eugene: 'Have an ice cream sundae; carve a pumpkin'

A great big gourd that tips the scales at more than a thousand pounds is one of a few pumpkins at Fifth Street Public Market that'll go under the knife starting this weekend.

“One of our pumpkins is going to be Frankenstein this year,” Marketing Director Marissa Ooyevaar said. “Another one, as soon as one of our carvers saw it, he said, 'this looks like a pig.’”

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