Transportation officials say U.S. Highway 101 'is expected' to remain closed at McCullough Bridge in North Bend at least until Saturday.
|Tamela Mae Trice, 23|
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- A woman pleaded guilty to stealing an SUV from a store parking lot while a teenager and toddler were sleeping inside the vehicle, the Lane County District Attorney's Office said.
Tamela Trice, 23, of Springfield plead guilty to multiple charges including two counts of attempted kidnapping, driving under the influence, and unauthorized use of a vehicle. She was sentenced to 20 months in prison with 3 years of post-prison supervision from the mid-September incident.
According to police, Trice was intoxicated when she stole an SUV from the Safeway store in Springfieldwhile a 17-year-old and a 2-year-old sleeping in the car.
Her 20-month sentence also includes a probation violation. Trice was on probation for hitting an LTD bus driver after being told to get off the bus October 4, 2012.
An Oregon City man who had coached youth sports in Eugene faces accusations who sexually abused a girl who lived in his home when he lived here more than a decade ago.
Eugene Police arrested Marvin Paul Harley, 48, on Thursday on charges of Sex Abuse in the First Degree, Sodomy in the Second Degree, Rape in the Second Degree and Unlawful Sexual Penetration in the Second Degree.
The victim told an agency in another state that the crimes happened in Eugene between 2000 and 2002 while she was under 18 and lived in Harley's home.
Police said Harley was at that time acting as a coach for middle-school age children.
A fatal crash involving a semi and other vehicles blocked Interstate 5 both north and south on Thursday.
A double-crossover crash killed one driver and injured another Thursday.
The aftermath left all lanes of Interstate 5 closed for hours.
On Tuesday, campers pitched tents and settled into the South Eugene area, a stone's throw from Cesar Chavez Elementary School.
Police arrested a 19-year-old Springfield man on Thursday in connection with a gang-related drive-by shooting last week in Eugene.
Police are still investigating at the McCullough Bridge in North Bend where a Florence man is dead after it appears he accidentally drove off a temporary construction bridge under the main structure.
The National Weather Service said an EF1 tornado touched down in Longview on Thursday afternoon. It caused significant damage to some property but no injuries were reported.
Deputies in Jackson County had quite a surprise when they responded to a rollover crash near Medford Wednesday night.
The Coast Guard located the body of a Florence man in the water 4 miles from his pickup submerged beneath the McCullough Bridge on Wednesday evening.
The University of Oregon Senate Task Force addressing sexual violence and survivor support on campus held a meeting Wednesday to give it's final set of recommendations to university officials.
Over the next two weeks the task force will host discussions for student and public feedback.
Task force co-chair Carol Stabile went through a list of over 20 recommendations split into three categories - critical policy change, prevention and education, and administrative changes.
About 1,900 Pacific Power customers lost power around 6 a.m. Thursday morning. The outages affected both the elementary and high school in Glendale, as well as other customers in Azalea, Sunny Valley and Wolf Creek.
As ballots start arriving in the mail, elections officials have a few reminders for registered voters.
“If there's a concern, we want to address it before they vote. Once it’s cast, we are not able to help them anytime, any way further,” said Elections Manager Cheryl Betschart.