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Sleeping co-trucker injured in crash near Willamette Pass

Sleeping co-trucker injured in crash near Willamette Pass
The truck crashed near Willamette Pass Ski Area just after 1 a.m. Thursday

A big rig hit a guardrail and overturned near Willamette Pass Ski area, seriously injuring the co-trucker as he slept in the sleeper berth.

Stabbing at high school resonates on local campuses

Stabbing at high school resonates on local campuses »Play Video
The scene in Pennsylvania on Wednesday morning after a student with two knives stabbed 2 dozen classmates

The stabbing attack at a Pennsylvania high school sent shockwaves through education circles across the country.

Any act of violence at a school, near or far, causes educators to review their policies just in case it happens here.

'I have actually not seen student housing to this level yet'

'I have actually not seen student housing to this level yet' »Play Video
A rendering of the American Campus Communities development on Franklin, rain and all

Crews have been working since last December to make a new housing development at Franklin Boulevard come alive.

"They tore that all down and they started over with a brand new slate," said construction manager Clark Schaefer.

The 400,000 square foot development just down the street from the University of Oregon will offer 700 bedrooms in about 200 units, with student residents in mind.

"It's five stories," Schaefer said, "and it goes down to three stories so everyone can get a view of the river."

The finished complex will have a pool, restaurant and a parking garage.

In wake of Whoville closure, City Council backs away from rest stop near Science Factory

In wake of Whoville closure, City Council backs away from rest stop near Science Factory »Play Video
Advocates for the homeless hope to see additional rest stops open in the wake of the closure April 4 of the illegal Whoville camp

A homeless rest stop camp doesn't belong in the parking lot next door to the Eugene Science Factory, the Eugene City Council decided Wednesday.

Missing man's body found in surf along Oregon Coast

Missing man's body found in surf along Oregon Coast
Deputies found Donald Richard Lawyer III (left) nude and covered in blood early Wednesday morning in Seal Rock, the sheriff's office said. He has since been charged with second degree manslaughter in the disappearance of Michael Ryan Lanpheare (right) of Newport.

A human body found in the surf Wednesday morning is a missing Newport man, Oregon State Police said. Another man remains jailed on manslaughter charges in connection with the death.

Former cheerleader from Lake Oswego accused of recruiting girl for prostitution

Former cheerleader from Lake Oswego accused of recruiting girl for prostitution »Play Video
Julia Lynn Haner and Konrod Steven Mason.

A former competitive cheerleader who attended Lake Oswego High School faces prostitution charges, according to court documents.

Police also say that 19-year-old Julia Lynn Haner recruited a 17-year-old girl from the high school to work as a prostitute. Court documents say the two used to ride together on the school bus.

Police say Haner’s pimp, 30-year-old Konrod Steven Mason, faces charges of sex trafficking of a minor and transporting a minor for prostitution.

Police found the 17-year-old victim during a prostitution sting. That teenager is now safe.

'I didn't have the right car, the right finances - but I had the two dogs'

'I didn't have the right car, the right finances - but I had the two dogs' »Play Video
When disaster strikes, Jake and Emerson bring comfort

Jake and Emerson are pros at what they do.

You might say they were born to do this work.

"Golden retrievers already have an innate sense to please people - and to love people," said handler Daniel Sievert.

Sievert and his canine colleagues are back from volunteering in Snohomish County, Wash., where efforts to find victims buried under mud and debris continue.

Sievert said the community of Oso is reeling with loss.

That's where comfort dogs like Jake and Emerson come in.

"A lot of people would just get down on their hands and knees and just hug the dogs and say this is great, thank you so much," Sievert said. "I didn't have many words to say."

Court documents shed new light on murder and fire

Court documents shed new light on murder and fire »Play Video
The aftermath of the fire at George Wasson's home. He was found dead inside, the victim of gunshot wounds to the head. Ricardo Chaney, who later died in a shootout in California that killed a deputy, is the prime suspect in Wasson's death.

Neighbors heard trouble before they saw it last month.

"Prior to the fire, the neighbors reported hearing a vehicle arrive in the vicinity and then leaving the vicinity. They also reported hearing an explosion," police wrote in a sworn affidavit on the March 19 murder of George Wasson and fire at his home.

Firefighters found Wasson dead inside his burning home and summoned police to the scene.

Angie's List: Take care of your dishwasher

Angie's List: Take care of your dishwasher »Play Video

Your dishwasher, just like any other appliance you have, does take some care and maintenance along the way to make sure you get the full life out of it.

So how can you get cleaner, spotless dishes out of the dishwasher?

Watch #LiveOnKMTR Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. for Angie's List reports

Open house April 8 on new Howard Elementary building

Open house April 8 on new Howard Elementary building
Design for new Howard Elementary

Opening in the fall of 2015, Howard Elementary School will be the first of four replaced or remodeled Eugene 4J School District buildings paid for by a voter-approved bond measure.

Kerry Delf with Eugene 4J said the district expects the $32 million construction project to start at Howard Elementary this summer.

Injured driver spends night in woods next to crashed car

Injured driver spends night in woods next to crashed car
The car crashed around 4 p.m. Sunday. The injured driver lay next to the wreckage until he was found shortly after 1 p.m. Monday.

An Oakridge man lay seriously injured next to his car overnight before a passerby found him on a remote Forest Service road near Hills Creek Reservoir, more than 20 hours after the crash.