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Local Injuries reported in multiple car crash on Eugene's Beltline Highway Injuries reported in multiple car crash on Eugene's Beltline Highway (Photo Gallery)
At least one person was hurt in a multiple car crash that blocked the eastbound lanes of Beltline Highway near the Northwest Expressway, Eugene Police officials said.

Emergency crews responded to the crash around 7:50 a.m. Tuesday.

By 8:40 a.m., the Oregon Department of Transportation reported minimal delays in the area.
Local After over a day, missing teen found seriously hurt in crash that killed her friend After over a day, missing teen found seriously hurt in crash that killed her friend (Photo Gallery)
A young man died and a young woman was seriously injured in a car crash late Saturday night when an SUV rolled down a 40-foot embankment off of Old Stagecoach Road north of Highway 126 West, Oregon State Troopers said.

A family member, who was out looking for the 18-year-old girl, discovered the crash scene early Monday morning after hearing the teenager's cries for help, Oregon State Police said.

Oregon State Police said paramedics pronounced Eugene's Canyon Arthur McCardel, 18, deceased at the scene. 18-year-old Hannah Smith, of Eugene, was taken to Sacred Heart Medical Center with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Former U of O football player arrested for DUII

Former U of O football player arrested for DUII
Colt Lyerla was arrested on Sept. 6 on suspicion of DUII, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. (Washington County Sheriff)

Former tight end for the University Of Oregon, Colt Lyerla was arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of DUII, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

Photos: No. 3 Oregon takes down No. 7 Michigan State, 46-27

Photos: No. 3 Oregon takes down No. 7 Michigan State, 46-27
Oregon Ducks Quarterback Marcus Mariota (#8) escapes the tackle from the Michigan State defense. The Ducks won 46-27. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab

85 acre wildfire contained after evacuating north Corvallis homes

85 acre wildfire contained after evacuating north Corvallis homes
Homes in north Corvallis evacuated by fire near Chip Ross Park - Photo from Justin Quinn Photography

An unchecked wildfire forced families to evacuate their homes in north Corvallis Friday night, the Corvallis Police Department said. Officials downgraded the evacuation order to level 2 at around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, allowing families to return home.

Rambo the angry ram

Rambo the angry ram »Play Video
CNN's Jeanne Moos profiles the angry ram that has it has its own Facebook page, Youtube videos, and quite a mean streak.

Moms petition Kroger grocery stores to change gun policy

Moms petition Kroger grocery stores to change gun policy »Play Video
This is one of the images from the national organization Moms Demand Action's ad campaign to convince Kroger grocery stores to change its gun policy.

The group Moms Demand Action have published ads nationwide to lobby one of the nation's largest grocers to change its policy concerning guns in Kroger stores. 

 

 

 

Over 12 fires sparked along I-5 near Myrtle Creek by passing van

Over 12 fires sparked along I-5 near Myrtle Creek by passing van

Firefighters are working to douse over a dozen small grass fires burning along Interstate 5 near Myrtle Creek Thursday night after they were sparked by a van with a malfunctioning catalytic converter, Douglas County Fire Officials said.