By News StaffPublished: Sep 18, 2014 at 11:52 PM PDTLast Updated: Sep 18, 2014 at 11:53 PM PDT
Local golfer Madalyn Ardueser, a two-time 5A Girl's District Champion, was recently chosen to play in the 2014 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.
Ardueser was chosen for the official champions tour event by national panel of judges who evaluated golfers on playing ability and a comprehension of life skills.
“It's one of the best courses in the world, you know, and I've heard so many great things about it, like the scenery. I've also heard it's really tough. So it will be a great challenge i can't wait,” said Ardueser.
By CNNPublished: Sep 17, 2014 at 8:33 AM PDTLast Updated: Sep 17, 2014 at 12:08 PM PDT
If you hate to see people litter, you may love this story of a biker who chases litterbugs and throws their trash back at them. She's become an anti-litter superhero. The question is, is her story garbage? CNN's Jeanne Moos sorts through the trash.
By News StaffPublished: Sep 16, 2014 at 2:14 PM PDTLast Updated: Sep 17, 2014 at 10:10 AM PDT
The teenager being charged with raping a woman near Autzen Stadium Saturday night will be tried as an adult, the Lane County District Attorney's Office said.
Jamie Alfredo Tinoco, 17, was arraigned Monday after he allegedly raped a woman who was walking along Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. near Autzen Stadium Saturday night, the Eugene Police Department said. Tinoco faces multiple charges including first-degree rape and first-degree kidnapping.
Tinoco was in Eugene with a group of 12 juveniles and four supervising adults from Washington County.
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.”
Caught on camera: an alligator thief! Not alligator-skin boots or purses, this accused crook was seen allegedly stealing "live" baby gators. Jasmine Huda has the story, and the video that shows the alleged crime.
An 81-year-old man fired his shotgun at an aluminum boat Monday afternoon when two boaters used the man's private dock along the Siuslaw River to load their disabled boat onto a trailer, Oregon State Police said.
The criticism following a video of NFL star Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancee unconscious opened up a conversation on why people stayed in abusive relationships and their decision to leave the abuser.
Peggy Whalen said many of the shared stories are familiar. Abusers often say they will change, and victims will often want to believe that from the person they love. In some cases, she said, victims stay because the abuser threatens them or their children's lives.
Some are calling the trending conversations behind #WhyIStayed and #WhyILeft powerful, courageous, and a "hashtag of hope".