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Springfield wood products plant erupts in flames

Springfield wood products plant erupts in flames »Play Video
Bystanders watch smoke rise from a mill fire in Springfield on July 17, 2014. A 1-mile evacuation order was later put in effect around the fire.

A fire in Springfield sent a plume of smoke up over the city Thursday, and emergency workers ordered an evacuation in a 1-mile radius around the fire as it continued to rage an hour later.

2 killed in head-on crash on Hwy 126 west of Beltline

2 killed in head-on crash on Hwy 126 west of Beltline
Oregon State Police photo

Two people died after a car crossed into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with an SUV on Highway 126 Wednesday afternoon.

Sights of the 45th annual Oregon Country Fair

Sights of the 45th annual Oregon Country Fair

The Oregon Country Fair aimed to entertain the weekend crowds of over 15,000 people walking through the gates each day, filling every corner of the 280-acre fairgrounds near Veneta with something to discover.

 

Jail inmate walks away from work crew in Roseburg

Jail inmate walks away from work crew in Roseburg
The sheriff's office asked anyone with information about the whereabouts of Robert Douglas Hallen, 41, to call (541) 440-4471.

A jail inmate due to be released July 24 walked away from a work crew assignment at the County Courthouse on Wednesday morning, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said Friday afternoon.

Expect delays on I-5 between Drain and Cottage Grove

Expect delays on I-5 between Drain and Cottage Grove
Pothole on northbound shoulder of I-5

Motorists traveling north on Interstate 5 should expect lane closures, congestion and delays between Drain and Cottage Grove today and tomorrow, July 18-19, due to pavement repairs.

Linn County Fair: 'You made me go on the Zipper'

Linn County Fair: 'You made me go on the Zipper' »Play Video
If the rides don't rock your world, Grand Funk Railroad plays the Linn County Fair on Saturday

People streamed in and out of the ride zone as the cries of the excited - or scared - riders filled the air Thursday.

Suspect shot in exchange of gunfire with police in Reedsport

Suspect shot in exchange of gunfire with police in Reedsport
Police at the scene in Reedsport

An armed man suffered a gunshot wound in an exchange of gunfire with police Thursday, Oregon State Police said.

Goats chow on ivy at OSU

Goats chow on ivy at OSU »Play Video
No kidding

A goat herd is chomping its way through an ivy patch in front of the Crop Sciences Building at Oregon State University.

Briana Murphy said it'll take her herd of 30 goats about a week to eat through the ivy.

Sheriff: 2 men missing after house fire

Sheriff: 2 men missing after house fire »Play Video
Photo courtesy South Lane Fire and Rescue

Two people remain unaccounted for after a fire destroyed a home near Creswell on Wednesday afternoon.

Chocolate shortage could drive up prices

Chocolate shortage could drive up prices

A chocolate shortage? NewsSource 16 seeks the bitter truth about cocoa prices

Kids take to the streets of Safety Town

Kids take to the streets of Safety Town

We take a look at the lessons learned at Safety Town.