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Police rescue lost dog

Police rescue lost dog

Officers who responded to a road rage situation Friday morning wound up rescuing a lost dog.

Suicide pact: 'About 20 first names, but again all in the same handwriting'

Suicide pact: 'About 20 first names, but again all in the same handwriting'
A copy of the letter sent home with students Thursday

A suicide pact circulated by a middle school student was inspired by a movie with a plot line similar to the 1978 Jonestown massacres, the school district said Friday.

Criminal charges are not expected to be filed.

State AG temporarily suspends investigation into Kitzhaber, Hayes

State AG temporarily suspends investigation into Kitzhaber, Hayes
FILE -- Former Gov. John Kitzhaber.

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said federal investigators have asked her to suspend her investigation into former Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancée, Cylvia Hayes, while they conduct their own.

Civic Saved: City says Alliance raised $4 million to purchase stadium

Civic Saved: City says Alliance raised $4 million to purchase stadium
An artist's rendition of Eugene Civic Stadium restored for use as a soccer field and grandstands.

First-grader Leo Rickard raised $84 by asking friends and family to chip in to save Civic Stadium in lieu of birthday gifts.

Leo's donation - and $4 million-worth of others like it - have put the Eugene Civic Alliance in a position to complete the purchase of Civic Stadium from the Eugene 4J School District, the City of Eugene announced Friday.

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'When somebody accesses something like a hatchet or a sword or any weapon in their trunk, it's concerning'

'When somebody accesses something like a hatchet or a sword or any weapon in their trunk, it's concerning'

A driver grabbed a hatchet while having a verbal and non-verbal exchange with another driver about a questionable lane change Friday morning, Eugene Police said.

Police chase ends in crash: 'Then cops pulled their guns out'

Police chase ends in crash: 'Then cops pulled their guns out' »Play Video

Suspects fleeing police crashed in front of a local brewery Wednesday afternoon.

Officers then had to chase down the three suspects on foot.

Police took Sarah Erickson, 34; Matthew Olson, 25; and a 17-year-old into custody.

School warns parents of student 'suicide pact'

School warns parents of student 'suicide pact' »Play Video
A copy of the letter sent home with students Thursday

A middle school student asked classmates to sign a "suicide pact," according to a letter the school principal sent home with students Thursday.

Police: Man robs smoke shop at knifepoint - again

Police: Man robs smoke shop at knifepoint - again
Travis Gregory Brumwell (inset) faces accusations he two robbed a Royal Avenue business this year.

Police booked Travis Gregory Brumwell, 21, on two counts of first degree robbery.

Woman mad over grandson's punishment for being tardy

Woman mad over grandson's punishment for being tardy

The mother of a first-grader said she was shocked to find her son being punished for being late for school, when she said it was her fault for dropping him off a couple minutes tardy.

Elephant reunion taking place at Wildlife Safari

Elephant reunion taking place at Wildlife Safari »Play Video

Liz, a 51-year-old Asian elephant, and Valerie, a 33-year-old African elephant arrived after a short trip from Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, California.