The suspect, Amanda Gatewood, 44, of Springfield, was taken to a Corvallis hospital and is listed in critical condition.
According to the sheriff, Springfield Police were pursuing Gatewood in a stolen 2000 Suzuki Vitara north on Interstate 5. Officials said Gatewood took the Highway 34 exit and stopped at the entrance to the Chevron Gas Station on the west side of I-5.
She got out of the vehicle and started running toward the convenience store. Officers shot Gatewood when she pointed what appeared to be a handgun at officers, the Linn County Sheriff's Office said.
Officials from the National Weather Service found that the unusually warm overnight temperatures have boosted the average daily temperatures, making the summer of 2014 one of the warmest on record.
With football season right around the corner, players across the nation are gearing up for practice. Experts are warning coaches about on-field dangers.
USA Football held a Heads Up Football coach clinic in Eugene on Sunday, focusing on player safety. The clinic is part of an initiative to lower the neck and head injuries that youth players can get playing football.
Coaches learned about concussion awareness, equipment fitting and tackling training.
Several hundred people turned out Saturday for the memorial of 6-year-old Jenise Wright.
Jenise Wright was found murdered on August 6, several days after she disappeared from her Bremerton-area home.
The loss of Jenise's life and innocence rocked the community. Many at the memorial did not know Jenise, but say their hearts and resources go out to the Wright family.
A fast-moving grass fire burning near Oakridge Saturday jumped across High Prairie Road, officials from the Oregon Department of Forestry said.
The governor of Missouri declared a state of emergency Saturday in response to the civil unrest caused when a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Gov. Jay Nixon imposed a curfew for the town, which has had spurts of violence now a week after 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot to death.
Local residents took part in a solidarity protest at Kesey Square Saturday afternoon, joining communities across the nation in backing the troubled Missouri town.
Nearly 12 billion gallons of wastewater flows from homes and businesses of Eugene and Springfield to the wastewater treatment plant off of River Avenue.
The plant celebrated its 30th anniversary on Saturday by allowing locals into the plant to see the treatment process, which separates the bio-solids, disinfects the water and recycles it back into the Willamette River.
A 70-year-old man was flown to the hospital Saturday after crashing a motorcycle while riding with his spouse along the McKenzie HIghway, State Police said.