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Man arrested in the killing of his father, Tigard police say

Man arrested in the killing of his father, Tigard police say
Police were called out to 69th Ave. and Alfred St. around 3 a.m. where they gathered preliminary information on scene which led them to investigate the death as a homicide. (Brian Smith/KATU News)

A 73-year-old man was found dead by a family member early Friday morning, according to Tigard Police.

Semi hauling salad shuts down I-5

Semi hauling salad shuts down I-5

A semi hauling mixed greens and radishes crashed on Interstate 5 on the Siskiyou Summit downgrade, blocking all lanes of traffic Friday morning.

UO employee tells co-workers she lost job; spokesperson says otherwise

UO employee tells co-workers she lost job; spokesperson says otherwise »Play Video

Karen Stokes, executive assistant to the director of the student counseling center at the University of Oregon, sent an email to her co-workers on Thursday claiming she got fired for criticizing the University for accessing counseling records of the woman who accused 3 Duck basketball players of raping her.

A University spokesperson said that isn't true.

Corvallis home built by freed slaves added to historic registry

Corvallis home built by freed slaves added to historic registry »Play Video

Mother and daughter Hannah and Eliza Gorman, both slaves, immigrated from Missouri to Oregon over the Oregon Trail in 1844. The house they built still stands today in Corvallis.

New bill could provide more privacy to college rape victims

New bill could provide more privacy to college rape victims »Play Video
Brenda Tracy, a rape survivor, speaks on the Capitol steps Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Salem, Oregon. Behind her, from left to right: Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, Sen. Jeff Kruse and Sen. Jackie Winters.

A new bill could provide an extra layer of privacy and protection for Oregon students who are victims of rape. 

Guitar stolen as musician sets up for gig

Guitar stolen as musician sets up for gig »Play Video

Steve Ibach has played in most bars around town with a black and sliver Regal dobro with a customized pickup amplifier.

Last Friday, he was setting up to play at Mulligan's Pub in Eugene.

When he went outside to get his guitar, it was gone - despite locking the doors.

"I could see the door was ajar, so I immediately knew," he said. "It had just been sitting there in the rider's seat."

Driver makes U-turn on I-5, triggers multi-vehicle crash

Driver makes U-turn on I-5, triggers multi-vehicle crash
The causing driver's car was totaled in the crash. (WSP photo)
A driver who tried to make a U-turn on Interstate 5 triggered a five-vehicle crash early Thursday near Boeing Field that blocked several lanes, the Washington State Patrol reports.