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FBI seeks robber who hit three Western Oregon banks in two days

FBI seeks robber who hit three Western Oregon banks in two days
The FBI is looking for a man suspected of robbing three banks in Western Oregon on Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17.

The FBI is searching for a man who robbed three Western Oregon banks in two days. In all three robberies the man demanded money from a bank teller and walked out with cash.

SUV lands in creek channel after slipping into gear

SUV lands in creek channel after slipping into gear
A driver knocked her Nissan Armada SUV into gear Friday as she climbed out of the car, sending the rig through a fence into the channelized Amazon Creek at 17th and Willamette. No one was injured.

A driver knocked her Nissan Armada SUV into gear Friday as she climbed out of the car, sending the rig through a fence into the channelized Amazon Creek at 17th and Willamette. No one was injured.

New facility opens November 1, replaces Johnson Unit

New facility opens November 1, replaces Johnson Unit »Play Video

PeaceHealth is preparing to open a new in-patient behavioral service unit on 11th and Alder with 35 private rooms and expanded health programs.

The new unit is set to open November 1.

Police: Gunman steals man's car - and pants

http://media.kmtr.com/images/141017alonzo330.jpgCOOS BAY, Ore. - A gunman kidnapped a driver in Coos Bay and directed him to a remote area near Sumner Thursday morning.

The gunman then demanded the victim get out of the car and remove his pants.

The gunman took the man's pants and car and drove off.

The victim then walked to a nearby home and asked the residents to call 911

At about 11:44 a.m., an officer from the Coos Bay Police Department located the stolen vehicle unoccupied in Coos Bay.

Investigators identified 21-year-old Gabriel T. Alonzo of Coos Bay

Woman indicted on Murder by Abuse in death of 87-year-old mother

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Vana Boren in court on Friday, October 17

http://media.kmtr.com/images/141016boren330.jpgNORTH BEND, Ore. - A woman faces charges of Murder by Abuse and Manslaughter in the death of her 87-year-old mother.

The Coos County Grand Jury indicted Vana Gaye Boren, 54, on Wednesday. She faced arraignment on the charges Friday.

The charges allege that, between the start of the year and March 9, Boren caused the death of her mother, Willa Faye Boren, "under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to human life," the district attorney said.

Murder by Abuse carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years.

Manslaughter is punishable by at least 10 years and as many as 20 years.

What do you know - or fear - about Ebola?

What do you know - or fear - about Ebola? »Play Video

KMTR NewsSource 16 asked people what they know - and what they fear - about Ebola in an effort to nail down some facts about the disease with outbreaks in Africa and isolated cases in the U.S.

FBI: Robber hit banks in Salem and Eugene before, after lunch

A man robbed a bank in Salem late Thursday morning - then robbed another 60 miles to the south in Eugene a few hours later.

The FBI, the Marion County Sheriff's Office and the Eugene Police Department want the public's help in identifying and locating the man believed responsible for the two robberies.

UO on Ebola: Got symptoms? Been to West Africa? Get to hospital

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