The woman screamed, and the intruder fled the area, police said.
Police responded to the area and set up a perimeter but did not locate the suspect.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office also said it was "on scene of (a) spaceship accident."
Virgin Galactic, communicating via Twitter, said the status of the pilots is unknown, but the California Highway Patrol told The Associated Press that there has been one fatality and one major injury.
A Coos Bay woman was driving drunk when her car drifted into the oncoming lane of traffic and hit another vehicle Tuesday night, seriously injuring herself and the other driver, the Benton County Sheriff's Office said.
The Wallops Incident Response Team completed an initial assessment Wednesday of Tuesday evening's catastrophic failure of Orbital Science Corp.’s Antares rocket shortly after liftoff.
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A woman faces charges of robbery, theft and menacing after police say she robbed a bank inside a grocery store.
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Lava creeping across the big island of Hawaii is within 70 yards of homes, and could consume the structures within the next day.
Residents of the big island have been watching the steady flow for months, hoping it would change course.
Now dozens are on alert for a mandatory evacuation while many have already voluntarily left.
A rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded after liftoff Tuesday in Virginia. No one is believed to have been injured. The cause is under investigaiton.
Orbital Sciences Corp.'s unmanned Cygnus capsule holds 5,000 pounds of cargo for NASA, including 32 mini research satellites, a meteor tracker, and a tank of high-pressure nitrogen to replenish a vestibule used by spacewalking astronauts.
Last week, the U of O’s Senate Task Force addressing sexual violence and victim support programs on campus issued a list of recommendations to university officials.
On the list of over 20 suggestions was a call to immediately suspend the university’s plans to expand fraternity and sorority life.
Lubash said they also want to have a member of each Greek Life house to sit on a task force so they can educate each fraternity and sorority on the reporting process.