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Local Forgotten Souls: Ashes of thousands remain at Oregon State Hospital Forgotten Souls: Ashes of thousands remain at Oregon State Hospital (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Brad Black and his wife were tracing their family tree through an online ancestry site when they learned his great grandfather had been committed to the Oregon State Hospital in 1930.

"We didn't know how he got there, how long he has been there," he said. "One thing led to another, we went on the website and took a look and there was Great Grandpa Elwood - he was there, you know, number 3009."

Black's family is not alone: The ashes of more than 3,400 people are still at the hospital.

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Local How do predators and prey live in harmony at Oregon Coast Aquarium? How do predators and prey live in harmony at Oregon Coast Aquarium? (Photo Gallery) (Video)
After Keiko the killer whale left the Oregon Coast Aquarium in 1998, the aquarium split the tank into three parts and created the Passages of the Deep with sharks and bat rays to attract guests.

Some of the residents of the tank know each other in the open ocean.

For example, the Broadnose sevengill shark is a natural predator of the bat ray.
Local Police rescue lost dog Police rescue lost dog
Officers who responded to a road rage situation Friday morning wound up rescuing a lost dog.

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Vaccination clinic at UO serves 1,000 students in first 2 days

Vaccination clinic at UO serves 1,000 students in first 2 days »Play Video

Students lined up at Matthew Knight Arena on Tuesday for a meningococcal vaccination clinic.

The vaccine is intended to prevent the strain of meningococcal bacteria that killed a University of Oregon student-athlete and sickened 3 others.

Reward offered for stolen firearms

Reward offered for stolen firearms »Play Video
These images are likenesses of the stolen firearms and firearm receivers

Approximately 20 firearms, including pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns and AR-15 type lower receivers were stolen.

Police: Witnesses say driver ran red light before hitting, killing 3 kids

Police: Witnesses say driver ran red light before hitting, killing 3 kids
The first report of the crash came in at 4:51 p.m., almost a full hour before sunset. The driver remained on scene. Investigators spent 7 hours at the scene gathering evidence.

Witnesses told investigators that a driver ran a red light before he hit and killed 3 children and injured their mother Sunday, according to police.

Law professor: Source of leaked former Gov. Kitzhaber emails could be protected by whistleblower laws

Law professor: Source of leaked former Gov. Kitzhaber emails could be protected by whistleblower laws »Play Video
FILE -- Former Gov. John Kitzhaber.

A source who leaked emails about embattled ex-governor John Kitzhaber and his fiancee, Cylvia Hayes, might be protected by Oregon whistleblower laws, according to a Portland law professor following the scandals swirling around the former first couple.