Detectives posted on a social media site as an underage teen on Friday morning. Within 3 hours they received 85 texts from different numbers, all from people hoping to meet up with who they thought was a young female.
“If they're responding to these ads, they've done it before. That's the worry. That there's children being victimized and we're just scratching the surface,” said Sgt. McKee.
The hospital says the two children had preexisting conditions that exacerbated their condition but were stable enough to be discharged from the hospital earlier this week.
"Confirmation of these cases indicates that EV-D68 is likely in our communities and that we can expect to see additional cases over the coming weeks," said Dr. Jeff Duchin, Chief of Communicable Disease and Epidemiology at Public Health - Seattle & King County. "But we can’t predict at this time how severe or how long an EV-D68 outbreak might be locally."
A cell phone tower caught fire near Thurston High School Saturday afternoon, sending a plume of smoke high above the Colts' sports fields.
Forecasters extended a red flag warning through Tuesday morning as a lingering system creates critically dry fuels and extreme fire danger in Western Oregon.
The fast-growing 36 Pit Fire is burning an estimated 1,000 acres of grass and timber in the Mt. Hood National Forest, about 10 miles southeast of Estacada, U.S. Forest Service said on Sunday.
Firefighters kept a brush fire on Potato Hill contained to a quarter-acre Saturday night after the fire spread through the understory off Forest Ridge Drive.
The No. 2 ranked Ducks defeated the Wyoming Cowboys, 48-14, as Oregon played their third game this season at home in Autzen Stadium.
Watch a full wrap-up of the game in a special NewsSurce 16 broadcast #liveonKMTR after Notre Dame vs. Purdue (around 8 p.m.)
As harvest season approaches, a group of teenagers are about to reap the benefits of spending the summer working in the Food For Lane County Youth Garden.
A 12-year-old girl said a man tried to lure her into his van Thursday afternoon while she was walking along Coburg Road near Monroe Middle School, Eugene Police said.
The girl told a school resource officer that a man was standing outside his van with the sliding side door open near the shopping center at Coburg and Willakenzie Roads, asking several times to give her a ride. She denied the man's repeated requests, left the area, and walked home safely.
The student described the man as possibly white, in his mid-to-late 30s, about 6-feet tall with a thin build. He had short hair, balding on top with facial stubble.
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Not one, but two coronal mass ejections (CMEs -- fancy word for solar flares) have erupted and are speeding toward Earth, which will give us a chance to spot the Northern Lights on Friday and Saturday.
Officials said it's a near slam dunk for the higher latitudes, but Oregon has a chance to get a peek if the stars align.
Alycia Wodke’s competitive talent came at a young age. When she was in the sixth grade she was already competing with on the eighth grade team. Now a senior in high school, Wodke is trying to lead her team to successful season.
Last season, the Willamette Wolverines Girl’s Volleyball team made it all the way to the 5A state title game, an unforgettable experience for Wodke.
"We finally made it to that spot, I mean first time ever at Willamette so I was super proud that we did that as a team together,” the Prep Athlete of the Week said.
“The biggest thing I've tried to grow at is a leader. I think my freshman year I struggled trying to get people to play with me and you know I'm still working at that every day so I can make my team work together as a group so we can win together.”
Police found three Molotov cocktails at a Scio High School student's house after a teacher overheard the 17-year-old threaten to throw the fire bombs at police cars, the Linn County Sheriff said