"We had 600 people come together for a party and I thought well, if we can do a fan meet up, slowly ticket sales went from 1,000 to 2,000 to 3,000," said James Frazier, co-founder of Walker Stalker Con. "It's people that all have a common bond, a common love for zombies."
From costumes to custom-made zombie weaponry, vendors had it all for the horror fans.
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Jury selection started this week for David Bowen of Cottage Grove, who is accused of murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence in the death and disappearance of Beaverton resident Tammy Borda in Lane County.
An Oregon Coast woman reported missing Tuesday night was found safe and is no longer considered missing, state police said.
Oregon State Police asked for the public's help locating Elizabeth "Betsy" Anne Garner, 33, of Gleneden Beach.
She was last seen around 8 p.m. when a coworker dropped Garner off at Fishing Rock State Park in Lincoln Beach, a small coastal community north of Depoe Bay, police said.
Police said she was located safe and is no longer considered missing.
A train struck and killed a Brownsville teen Monday night moments after he was told it was unsafe to walk along the railroad tracks, the sheriff's office said.
Luke James Warner, 19, was hit and killed by a southbound Amtrak train just before 11 p.m., Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley said.
Four children and three other people received minor injuries Tuesday when a school bus was involved in a crash with at least two cars.
When Mount Saint Joseph University opens its women's basketball season in November, the opening game will be unforgettable.
It won't have anything to do with the score.
For one incoming freshman, taking the floor will be fulfilling the dream of a lifetime.
If she lives that long.
Dozens of employees from McKenzie Willamette Medical Center gathered starting at 6 a.m. to take a stand on what they describe as unfair labor practices surrounding the cost of their health care.
That electric car could save you a lot of money at the pump. But when you buy less gas, you also pay less in gas taxes, which help pay for road repair.
"As we have more fuel-efficient vehicles on the road, less and less funding to maintain roads, and it just spells disaster, ultimately, for our transportation system," said Michelle Godfrey with the Oregon Department of Transportation, "So, we have to find an alternative."
The alternative, Godfrey said, is a pilot program starting next year, where 5,000 volunteers can pay their road repair taxes per mile, rather than per gallon of gas.
A man suspected in the sexual assault of a woman at an airport hotel in Portland, as well as several other suspected violent crimes across the country, has been arrested.
A moment of silence honored the victim's of Friday's shooting exactly 72 hours after gunshots erupted at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.
The death toll now stands at three - including the shooter - after 14-year-old victim Gia Soriano lost her fight for survival.
Her family, in a statement read by a hospital administrator, tried to turn Gia's loss into hope for others.
Drivers in 47 states can fill their tanks for less than $3 per gallon.
The cheapest you can find in the Eugene-Springfield area is $2.93.
According to BankRate.com, there are specific reasons for the price decline.