A new study ranking the top 100 high schools in Oregon placed 20 local schools on the list. The Portland-based website GoLocalPDX.com conducted the study using rankings from Babson College in Massachusetts.
Crews closed one of the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 north of Cottage Grove Wednesday afternoon to fight a grass fire that was sending up thick clouds of smoke along the roadway.
Dustin Philip, 32, died Friday after he was shot in a neighborhood off River Road. Lane County Deputies charged Brian Sears with his murder.
Friends and family said Dustin leaves behind the two things he loved most in this world - his two daughters.
|Sean Hicks, 29|
EUGENE, Ore. -- A homeowner held a burglary suspect down until police arrive early Wednesday morning after encountering the man in the kitchen.
Eugene Police said it was about 4:45 a.m. Wednesday when 29-year-old Sean Hicks shouldered his way through the back door of a house on Cherry Avenue.
The 42-year-old homeowner heard a noise in the kitchen and found Hicks in a nearby storage area.
Police officials said there was a struggle, and the homeowner managed to hold Hicks down until officers arrived.
Hicks was booked at the Lane County Jail on a first-degree burglary charge.
Police released gas station surveillance footage nearly a week after a Springfield woman was shot by police after she ran from officers while holding a replica handgun following a car chase up Interstate 5.
Officers took two suspects into custody for a vandalism spree through a Springfield neighborhood early Tuesday morning.
The Sunni extremist group known as ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, releases a video Tuesday claiming to have killed another American hostage.
The terrorist organizationclaims the execution is in retaliation of President Obama's continued airstrikes in Iraq.
The ISIS video said to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff is called a second message to the U.S.
The CEO of the company that provides food and catering at Mariners games and was caught on camera abusing a dog has resigned, the company announced Tuesday.
As schools across the country get ready class to start back up, law enforcement agencies are asking drivers to watch out for students walking to school or waiting or the bus.
Some school transportation experts say there has been a sudden surge in dangerous driving in school zones and around school buses that they blame mostly on distracted drivers.
“There are more than a hundred children killed and more than 25,000 injured every year in collisions that occur or accidents that occur during the process of getting to or from school,” said Charles Territo of American Traffic Solutions, a company that sets up cameras on buses and in school zones.
Police said they shot a man in Northeast Portland on Monday morning who was threatening motorists with a gun, forcing the closure of Interstate 84 through much of the afternoon.
A woman who was killed yesterday afternoon in Silverton, Ore., has been identified and a male suspect was located this morning according to Silverton Police.
A man was hit and killed on Highway 101 Monday when he moved into traffic about two miles north of Florence, Oregon State Police said.
A 2-year-old Springfield girl and her father were attacked by a family dog last night, leaving the toddler in critical condition at a Portland hospital, Springfield Police said.
Springfield Police dispatchers received a call about a large dog attacking a toddler at around 5:50 p.m. Sunday at a house in the 1100 block of Olympic St. in Springfield.
Emergency staff took the girl to McKenzie Willamette Hospital. She was then flown by Life Flight helicopter to Legacy Emmanuel in Portland where she's listed in critical condition.
A woman died after she was thrown from her SUV early Monday morning when it rolled on Highway 34 near Lebanon, Oregon State Police said.
The Klamath County Sheriff made a 10 hour round-trip to Portland on Sunday to visit his deputy, Jason Weber, in the hospital. Deputy Weber was shot in the line of duty in Klamath Falls a few days ago, and is lucky to be alive.