A suspect went over the railing on the McCullough Bridge as a Coos County Deputy tried to arrest him Thursday afternoon.
The search for a missing Oregon mother has been extended to Washington state's San Juan Islands, after police learned that she had visited there before in the past and that it was one of her favorite spots.
Police arrested 6 men in 6 hours on prostitution charges Thursday after officers posted fictitious ads posing as women online.
The first online ad claimed to be an underage girl looking for companionship.
The second claimed to be a 27-year-old female.
The sting was a followup to Operation Cross Country, a multi-day undercover operations targeting child sex trafficking operations in the Portland and Eugene areas.
A man found injured on a West Eugene road has died.
Now police are asking for the public's help figuring out what happened.
Police identified the man as 33-year-old Charles Lewis Irwin. He was last listed as a Springfield resident.
Irwin was found just after 11 p.m. Wednesday on S. Danebo Avenue near W. 11th Avenue.
A bicycle was found nearby. There was not substantial damage to the bicycle, police said. There were no other people or vehicles in the area.
Medics rushed Irwin to the hospital, but he died from his injuries, police said.
Smokejumpers are en route to lightning fires near the Mount Thielsen Wilderness, some of the six confirmed fire starts reported on the Umpqua National Forest.
Elsewhere, hand crews are heading into a fire on the Boulder Creek Wilderness.
And a new batch of fires are under attack by fire crews in Crater Lake National Park.
Beer distributor Western Beverage Company earned the visit by the Clydesdale. But ahead of that special show Saturday, the horses are touring Lane County to the delight of fans.
"I knew that they were big," said Christian Kluth. "I didn't think that they were that big. Their hoof is almost the size of my head."
Searchers on horseback Thursday morning found a teen missing from a wilderness program in Central Oregon since early Wednesday morning.
Search and rescue workers found Kevin Mulert, 18, about 1 1/2 miles southeast of the camp.
Searchers provided initial medical care and water as it appeared he was dehydrated.
Oregon State Police said a National Guard helicopter was reportedly taking him to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend for an examination.
A former Shasta Middle School teacher and his twin brother are back in Lane County, charged with 20 counts each of encouraging child sex abuse.
Whole Foods Market plans to open its ninth Oregon store location in Eugene in the first half of 2016.
Gonorrhea rates have skyrocketed in Lane County.
"What we recognize is our population between 2010 and 2013 has only increased 1 percent," said Cindy Morgan with Lane County Public Health, "and yet the number of cases - the rate - has increased about 800 percent."
Last year, the state legislature passed a law requiring children 7 and younger to undergo a vision screening before entering public school.
According to Joannah Vaughan, director of the preschool vision screening program at Elks Children’s Eye Clinic, this is critical. Approximately 15 percent of children have vision problems that can be corrected through early detection.
The line was out the door Wednesday at WorkSource Lane for a job fair.
Allof these prospective employees knew one another: their jobs went up in smoke along with the Swanson Mill July 17 in Springfield.
The fire destroyed the mill, leaving 250 people out of work.
Law enforcement officers were justified in using deadly force against an drunk convicted murderer who fired a gun at officers in a Reedsport trailer park July 17, a grand jury decided.
“The four officers did everything in their power to bring this situation to a peaceful resolution," said Rick Wesenburg, Douglas County district attorney. "It was simply not to be.”
Police swarmed South Willamette Street on Wednesday morning serving a search warrant related to possible unlawful delivery of methamphetamine.
Search and rescue teams gathered in McMinnville on Wednesday to begin searching Yamhill County for a missing Dundee mom who has not been seen since Thursday.