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State Police: Child rape suspect arrested in New York

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Greg Lewis, 26, is wanted in Oregon by police for the rape a woman in Oregon, other crimes in several states. (Massachusetts Police)

A man suspected in the sexual assault of a woman at an airport hotel in Portland, as well as several other suspected violent crimes across the country, has been arrested.

Union starts 3-day picket at hospital

Union starts 3-day picket at hospital

Dozens of employees from McKenzie Willamette Medical Center gathered starting at 6 a.m. to take a stand on what they describe as unfair labor practices surrounding the cost of their health care.

Teen hit, killed by train

A train struck and killed a Brownsville teen Monday night moments after he was told it was unsafe to walk along the railroad tracks, the sheriff's office said.

Luke James Warner, 19, was hit and killed by a southbound Amtrak train just before 11 p.m., Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley said.

Eugene looks to expand urban growth boundary

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The City of Eugene is working on plans to expand the urban growth boundary.

The plan would add a total of 924 acres south of Clear Lake Road, including over 200 acres for Golden Gardens Park and 54 acres to be used by Bethel School District.

"I think it's an opportunity for Bethel as a neighborhood to get some of the services and amenities that the rest of the city already has," said Terri Harding, senior planner with the City of Eugene.

Gas prices continue to drop

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Drivers in 47 states can fill their tanks for less than $3 per gallon.

The cheapest you can find in the Eugene-Springfield area is $2.93.

According to BankRate.com, there are specific reasons for the price decline.

Multnomah County monitoring visitor from West Africa for Ebola

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The person Multnomah County is monitoring for Ebola is "at remote or no risk" for the disease, said Paul Lewis (above), health officer for Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties. The person is visiting from West Africa and is staying with a host family.

Multnomah County is monitoring someone who came from West Africa and is staying with a host family for symptoms of Ebola. But health officials said the risk is very low that the person is infected with the deadly virus

Workers plan 3-day strike at hospital

More than 300 employees at McKenzie Willamette Medical Center represented by the Service Employees International Union 49 plan to start a 3-day strike Tuesday.

2 people found dead after pair of house fires in Sweet Home

2 people found dead after pair of house fires in Sweet Home
The first fire was reported around 1:46 a.m. Crews responded to 1900 Willow St., where they found heavy smoke coming from the house. One person was found dead inside.

Two people were found dead in two separate house fires in Sweet Home early Monday morning.

Corvallis police seek victims of break-ins after man's arrest

http://media.kmtr.com/images/141027newbill330.jpgAround 3:30 a.m. Monday, police spotted a man looking into a car.

After a brief foot chase through a field, officers detained the man, identified as 27-year-old Daniel Newbill.

Police said their investigation revealed Newbill had committed a number thefts from vehicles and a burglary at a nearby business.

If you were the victim of a car prowl or burglary, police ask you to report the incident at (541) 766-6924.

Woman wanted after Florence bank robbery

Woman wanted after Florence bank robbery
Photos of the suspect and suspect vehicle, courtesy Florence Police

A woman in a hooded sweatshirt robbed a bank branch inside a grocery store on Friday.

The suspect and her vehicle were both caugth on surveillance camera as she robbed the Oregon Pacific Bank inside Safeway on Highway 101.

Candles blamed for warehouse fire

Candles blamed for warehouse fire
The occupant and the sprinkler system knocked down much of the fire before firefighters arrived.

Fire crews put out a blaze at a northwest Eugene warehouse Sunday night.

Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke pouring out of the Zadehkicks footwear warehouse. 

About 20 Eugene-Springfield firefighters from the Danebo and Bailey Hill fire stations brought the fire under control.

Police on serial rape suspect: 'He doesn't care how many people he hurts'

Police on serial rape suspect: 'He doesn't care how many people he hurts'
Greg Lewis, 26, is wanted in Oregon by police for the rape a woman in Oregon, other crimes in several states. (Massachusetts Police)

Police say a man wanted for sexual assault, kidnap and robbery in Portland may be on a crime spree that spans three other states.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: 'The appropriate response is always: How can I help?'

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: 'The appropriate response is always: How can I help?'

Casey Wright was murdered by her ex-fiance in November of last year. Now her friends, family and former co-workers are using her memory to raise money to help others who might be dealing with domestic violence.


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Womenspace executive director Peggy Whalen said abusive relationships are more common than people are often aware.

Photos: Costumed Corgis do Howloween in Seattle

Photos: Costumed Corgis do Howloween in Seattle
Hundreds of people and corgis came out to Green Lake for the Annual Corgi Howloween Walk. Corgis were dressed in their best costumes and showed off their outfits as they walked their owners around the lake. October 25th 2014. (Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)

Hundreds of people and corgis came out to Green Lake for the Annual Corgi Howloween Walk. Corgis were dressed in their best costumes and showed off their outfits as they walked their owners around the lake.

33rd annual Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah Arboretum

33rd annual Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah Arboretum
File photo of the event.

For 33 years, droves of fungi fans have filled Mt. Pisgah Arboretum for the annual Mushroom Festival.

The seemingly endless varieties of fungus displayed on ornate tables inside the arboretum were the focal point of the festival.

Still, hundreds of visitors also got to taste the special mushroom-inspired dishes from vendors, check out the submissions scarecrow contest and hunt through the tables filled with mushrooms and other plants to take home.