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Corvallis Police TAP distracted drivers

Corvallis Police TAP distracted drivers »Play Video
"It's a hands-free cell phone law, so you can have it on speaker but it can't be on your hand. It has to be in a cradle in your dash or cup holder, but to have it on speaker and up in front of your mouth, doesn't make it hands-free."

Police plan to crack down on distracted driving in Corvallis as part of a TAP: a tactical action plan.

Youth Corps: 'Make an impact within the community'

Youth Corps: 'Make an impact within the community' »Play Video
The Northwest Youth Corps at work on Skinner Butte August 27, 2015.

The Northwest Youth Corps worked to restore the stone steps at Skinner Butte Park during a 5-week summer program.

Fire burns city-owned building in Mill City

Fire burns city-owned building in Mill City »Play Video
A fire destroyed a city-owned building in Mill City on Thursday, leaving behind a burned shell. (KATU Photo)

The building was part of a multiuse structure that also housed Linn County office buildings, including a sheriff's substation, the city library, and a few shops for city equipment. 

Owner of swimming, hiking cat: 'We think he might be part dog'

Owner of swimming, hiking cat: 'We think he might be part dog' »Play Video

A Renton house cat seems to think he's a dog, and his exploits on local hiking trails is earning him celebrity status online.

2 motorcyclists open fire at Tukwila cops from I-5, get away

2 motorcyclists open fire at Tukwila cops from I-5, get away »Play Video
Kevin Vaughn, shown here, is a person of interest who may be one of two motorcyclists who opened fire at Tukwila police from I-5 on Thursday morning.
Police are searching for two motorcyclists who opened fire at officers as they were serving a search warrant at a house alongside Interstate 5 in Tukwila, officials said.

College classmate remembers Virginia reporter killed in shooting

College classmate remembers Virginia reporter killed in shooting »Play Video

The news of a TV reporter and photographer shot and killed by a former coworker hit close to home for one Eugene man who now says he’s in shock.

Former bookkeeper pleads guilty to stealing $25,000 from a nonprofit

Former bookkeeper pleads guilty to stealing $25,000 from a nonprofit »Play Video

A former Eugene bookkeeper is now required to pay back $25,000 charges after she pleaded guilty to countless theft charges Wednesday.

Roller Derby team heads to playoffs: 'We have trained just nonstop'

Roller Derby team heads to playoffs: 'We have trained just nonstop' »Play Video

The Emerald City Roller Girls are proving there’s a new sport to rally behind in the Eugene Springfield area as they head to playoffs.

Police: Suspect in video identified, remains at large

Police: Suspect in video identified, remains at large »Play Video

Officers identified a suspect in an attempted burglary after surveillance camera footage circulated in the community on Tuesday.

Now Springfield Police are asking for the public's help locating Randolph Dell Calhoon Nelson, 61.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to call the Springfield Police Department at (541) 726-3714.