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Local Former youth sports coach accused of raping girl in Eugene in early 2000s (New) Former youth sports coach accused of raping girl in Eugene in early 2000s
An Oregon City man who had coached youth sports in Eugene faces accusations who sexually abused a girl who lived in his home when he lived here more than a decade ago.

Eugene Police arrested Marvin Paul Harley, 48, on Thursday on charges of Sex Abuse in the First Degree, Sodomy in the Second Degree, Rape in the Second Degree and Unlawful Sexual Penetration in the Second Degree.

The victim told an agency in another state that the crimes happened in Eugene between 2000 and 2002 while she was under 18 and lived in Harley's home.

Police said Harley was at that time acting as a coach for middle-school age children.
Local Springfield woman pleads guilty to stealing SUV with teen, toddler asleep inside (New) Springfield woman pleads guilty to stealing SUV with teen, toddler asleep inside (Photo Gallery)
Tamela Mae Trice, 23




SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- A woman pleaded guilty to stealing an SUV from a store parking lot while a teenager and toddler were sleeping inside the vehicle, the Lane County District Attorney's Office said.

Tamela Trice, 23, of Springfield plead guilty to multiple charges including two counts of attempted kidnapping, driving under the influence, and unauthorized use of a vehicle. She was sentenced to 20 months in prison with 3 years of post-prison supervision from the mid-September incident.

According to police, Trice was intoxicated when she stole an SUV from the Safeway store in Springfieldwhile a 17-year-old and a 2-year-old sleeping in the car.

Her 20-month sentence also includes a probation violation. Trice was on probation for hitting an LTD bus driver after being told to get off the bus October 4, 2012.
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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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UO video on preventing sexual violence: 'What's most important is that the messages get out'

UO video on preventing sexual violence: 'What's most important is that the messages get out' »Play Video
"It's On Us"

The University of Oregon has accepted the White House’s “It’s On Us” challenge, releasing a video at halftime of Saturday's football game against Washington.

The video features leaders in the University of Oregon community, including many athletes.

But the video doesn't include anyone from the Ducks Men's Basketball team, which has been at the forefront of the sexual assault discussion following allegations against 3 players last March.

'These airbags are defective': Is your car on the list?

'These airbags are defective': Is your car on the list? »Play Video

A safety device meant to save lives could be endangering them in certain cars.

"These airbags are defective," said David Friendman with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "and anyone who has any of these vehicles is at risk in a crash."

Wells Fargo offers $5K reward for suspect in Salem, Cottage Grove heists

Wells Fargo offers $5K reward for suspect in Salem, Cottage Grove heists
The FBI is looking for a man suspected of robbing three banks in Western Oregon on Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17.

The FBI is searching for a man who robbed three Western Oregon banks in two days. In all three robberies the man demanded money from a bank teller and walked out with cash.

How low will gas prices go?

How low will gas prices go?
Photo taken October 21, 2014, in Eugene, Ore.

Prices at the pump are falling, driven by drops in crude oil prices, AAA Oregon said.

“Washington and Oregon have the fourth and fifth largest weekly drops in gas prices in the last week as both averages lose 14 cents, and both states are registering the largest drops in the last month with both averages down 40 cents in that timeframe,” said Marie Dodds with AAA Oregon/Idaho.

The national average for regular unleaded fell 9 cents this week to $3.09 a gallon.

Oregon’s average is down 14 cents to $3.36 per gallon, the lowest since February of this year.

2 youth football teams banned from playoffs after parents brawl

2 youth football teams banned from playoffs after parents brawl »Play Video
This image taken from smartphone video shows people trying to break up the brawl.

Two local youth football teams have been banned from the championship playoffs - and it has nothing to do with the actions of players. Police say it is all because of a melee that broke out between parents during a game