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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'

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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.

Map outlines western Oregon landslide risks from a subduction zone earthquake

Map outlines western Oregon landslide risks from a subduction zone earthquake
Maps such as this now provide more information about landslide risks in the Oregon Coast Range following a subduction zone earthquake. (Image courtesy of Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries)

New landslide maps have been developed that will help the Oregon Department of Transportation determine which coastal roads and bridges in Oregon are most likely to be usable following a major subduction zone earthquake that is expected in the future of the Pacific Northwest.

The maps were created by Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, or DOGAMI, as part of a research project for ODOT. They outline the landslide risks following a large earthquake on the Cascadia Subduction Zone.

School warns parents of student 'suicide pact'

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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.