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9-1-1 caller reports cougar and cub at Maurie Jacobs Park

9-1-1 caller reports cougar and cub at Maurie Jacobs Park
A 9-1-1 caller reported seeing a cougar Friday near the entrance of Maurie Jacobs Park in Eugene.

A caller reported seeing a mountain lion and its cub playing near the entrance to Maurie Jacobs Park to 9-1-1 dispatch workers this morning, Eugene Police said.

Officers responded to the park, however they couldn't find any evidence the cat had been there.

Lane Community College hosts career fair: 'A great avenue to meet with perspective employers'

Oregon's unemployment sits below 7 percent after spiking during the 2008 financial crisis. Even though there has been a big decrease in the state’s unemployment rating, many Oregonians are having a hard time finding a job.

Job seekers suited up and brought their resumes to Lane Community College’s job fair on Thursday to get their foot in the door with potential employers.

Springfield K-9 units empathize with Portland officer who lost his partner

Springfield K-9 units empathize with Portland officer who lost his partner

The tragic shooting death of K-9 officer Mick has moved many in the law enforcement community. The Springfield Justice Center's own K-9 units, like patrol officer Justin Myers and his K-9 partner Fedo, are also feeling the weight of that loss.

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Portland police identify man suspected of shooting officer, killing K-9

Portland police identify man suspected of shooting officer, killing K-9

Police on Thursday identified three suspects in a burglary that led to a chase and shootout in Southwest Portland where a police officer was wounded and his K-9 partner was killed Wednesday morning.

PK Park in NCAA's top-5 coolest college ballparks

PK Park in NCAA's top-5 coolest college ballparks

The University of Oregon reinstated their baseball program in 2009. Along with it came the brand new PK Park.

After five years, the NCAA ranked the ballpark in the top college parks in the U.S.

The association put together a list of the top five coolest venues in college baseball. The University of Oregon's PK Park came in at number three.

'We think as teenagers we're invincible, but we're not. It can easily happen to us'

'We think as teenagers we're invincible, but we're not. It can easily happen to us'

Teenagers at a Eugene high school got a firsthand look at the dangers of drinking and driving through a two-day seminar put on by the Lane County Sheriff’s Office.

On Wednesday, hundreds of students at Churchill High listened as a father described losing his young daughter in a drunk driving crash.

Boston PD detonates suspicious bags at marathon finish line on 1 year bombing anniversary

On the anniversary of the Boston bombings, a bomb scare at the finish line prompted authorities to detonate two backpacks. They later said, the bags held no explosives.

Police took a man into custody shortly after the suspicious bags appeared at the scene, Boston Police officials said.

 

 

Oregon's gas tax no longer covers costs of public works projects

Oregon's gas tax no longer covers costs of public works projects »Play Video

Oregon residents are driving less, and Oregon Department of Transportation statistice find that those still driving are behind the wheel of fuel-efficient cars.

While it is great for the environment, the loss in gas tax revenue is jeopardizing the funding for roadwork projects across the state.

First of 4 'Blood Moon' lunar eclipses set for April 15

First of 4 'Blood Moon' lunar eclipses set for April 15
FILE -- A lunar eclipse shines over the Space Needle in Seattle on Feb. 20, 2008 (Photo courtesy: Clane Gessel)

The first of four lunar eclipses over the next two years is set for Monday night.