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EPD officer charged with misdemeanor assault, misconduct

EPD officer charged with misdemeanor assault, misconduct
A Linn County prosecutor will handle the case.

A 14-year veteran of the Eugene Police Department faces charges of Assault in the Fourth Degree and Official Misconduct in the First Degree in connection with the treatment of a suspect last fall.

Cable Crossing Fire jumps containment lines, grows to 500 acres

Cable Crossing Fire jumps containment lines, grows to 500 acres »Play Video
The Cable Crossing Fire closed Highway 138 east of Glide on July 28. One lane reopened July 29.

The Cable Crossing Fire, located five miles east of Glide, jumped containment lines Wednesday evening.

Eugene-area man released, charged with misdemeanor in suspicious letters case

Eugene-area man released, charged with misdemeanor in suspicious letters case »Play Video
A still image from KATU's sister station KTVL-TV in Medford. The station is reporting that the Jackson County Sheriff's Office was evacuated because of a suspicious package.

Oregon State Police released the man they took into custody for sending suspicious letters to government offices throughout the state this week.

NFL hires first female coach

NFL hires first female coach

History was made in the NFL Tuesday when the Arizona Cardinals hired Jen Welter as a pre-season coaching intern. This makes her the first woman to ever coach in the NFL.

Multi-state police chase ends in Baker County

Multi-state police chase ends in Baker County

A car chase through parts of Idaho and Oregon ended in Baker County after Oregon State Police said troopers tried to spike the vehicle’s tires several times and eventually forced it off the road using a pit maneuver. The driver is now in custody.

Governor signs bill allowing dispensaries to sell pot to recreational users

Governor signs bill allowing dispensaries to sell pot to recreational users
Jay Baker, owner of Fresh Buds, a Portland medical marijuana dispensary, says he's had to turn customers away because many people thought recreational marijuana was legal as soon as voters passed it last year.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed a bill allowing medical marijuana dispensaries to sell pot to recreational users.