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Police: 12-year-old boy sent to hospital after man slashes chest with knife

Police: 12-year-old boy sent to hospital after man slashes chest with knife
Portland Police on scene of the Gateway Fred Meyer where a 12-year-old boy was stabbed by "an older" man. (Reed Andrews/KATU News)

 A 12-year-old boy is sent to a Portland area hospital with serious slash wounds to his chest, according to Portland Police. 

Police: Woman jumps onto thief's car as he drives off, gets purse back

Police: Woman jumps onto thief's car as he drives off, gets purse back »Play Video
Tammy Elliot describes how she hung onto a car's windshield wipers Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 as a robbery suspect drove away with her purse he had stolen inside a Northeast Portland Fred Meyer.

A woman clung to the hood of a purse thief’s car Friday morning as he drove through the parking lot of a Northeast Portland Fred Meyer store, police officials said.

Police: Driver who hit police officer with van cited for reckless driving

Police: Driver who hit police officer with van cited for reckless driving
Police conduct an investigation into the crash Tuesday, December 23, 2014.

The driver who hit a police officer last December faces a citation for Reckless Driving, Eugene Police said.

Lower fuel prices save local governments money

Lower fuel prices save local governments money »Play Video
How low will it go?

The decline in the price of oil benefits large public consumers of gasoline, like school bus companies, transit districts and law enforcement agencies. But in counties that produce oil, the plunge in price is taking tax revenue down with it.

Robbers steal medical marijuana: 'There's going to be patients without their medicine'

Robbers steal medical marijuana: 'There's going to be patients without their medicine' »Play Video

Three men broke into a home early Friday morning, bound the arms and feet of the residents at gunpoint and made off with weapons, cash and marijuana, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.

Man, 83, hit as car careens into lobby of medical building

Man, 83, hit as car careens into lobby of medical building
The car crashed through the entry way, hitting a man as he was entering the lobby.

An 83-year-old man walking into the lobby of a medical office building suffered serious injuries when a car hit him and pushed him through a glass entry way Friday morning

Sheriff: Robbers tie up victims, make off with medical marijuana

Three men broke into a home early Friday morning, bound the arms and feet of the residents at gunpoint and made off with weapons, cash and marijuana, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.

State offers $400K to help rebuild mill destroyed by fire

State offers $400K to help rebuild mill destroyed by fire »Play Video
Gov. John Kitzhaber tours the Springfield Plywood mill site in Springfield. A fire destroyed the mill in July 2014.

The State of Oregon has offered Swanson Group a $400,000 loan to help rebuild the Springfield Plywood mill.

The loan is forgiveable if the mill meets specific job creation goals.