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Hwy 101 'expected' to reopen Saturday after death, bridge damage investigation

Hwy 101 'expected' to reopen Saturday after death, bridge damage investigation
Viewer photo shows the damaged enclosure on the McCullough Bridge. The Department of Transportation said they aren't sure how long the bridge will remain closed while they investigate a death and some damage to the work enclosure.

Transportation officials say U.S. Highway 101 'is expected' to remain closed at McCullough Bridge in North Bend at least until Saturday.

Springfield woman pleads guilty to stealing SUV with teen, toddler asleep inside

Springfield woman pleads guilty to stealing SUV with teen, toddler asleep inside
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.

Former youth sports coach accused of raping girl in Eugene in early 2000s

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.

2 dead, 4 critically injured in shooting at Marysville high school

2 dead, 4 critically injured in shooting at Marysville high school »Play Video
Firefighters, medics and hospital staff move one of the Marysville Pilchuck High School shooting victims from an ambulence into Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, following the shooting at the high school. (AP Photo/The Herald, Dan Bates)
A student opened fire Friday morning at Marysville Pilchuck High School, killing one student and critically injuring four others before fatally shooting himself, police and witnesses said.

'Crash involved both northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 5'

'Crash involved both northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 5' »Play Video

A double-crossover crash killed one driver and injured another Thursday.

The aftermath left all lanes of Interstate 5 closed for hours.

Homeless campers pitch tents near Eugene school

Homeless campers pitch tents near Eugene school »Play Video
Foreground: Homeless camp. Background: Elementary school.

On Tuesday, campers pitched tents and settled into the South Eugene area, a stone's throw from Cesar Chavez Elementary School.

Death, damage in construction site under investigation; bridge closed until late Friday

Death, damage in construction site under investigation; bridge closed until late Friday »Play Video
The McCullough Bridge is expected to remain closed until late Friday. A fatality and damage in a construction site are under investigation.

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.

'I’ve never seen something like this:' Tornado hits Longview

'I’ve never seen something like this:' Tornado hits Longview »Play Video
Debris landed on this truck at Carl's Towing in Longview, Washington on Thursday afternoon as an EF1 tornado blew through town damaging buildings, cars and fences. No injuries were reported.

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.

Pot-stuffed SUV dumps load in rollover crash

Pot-stuffed SUV dumps load in rollover crash
A car filled with pot plants was involved in a rollover crash in White City, Oregon on Oct. 22, 2014. Photo courtesy: KTVL

Deputies in Jackson County had quite a surprise when they responded to a rollover crash near Medford Wednesday night.

Florence man found dead, pickup in water; bridge closed until Friday

Florence man found dead, pickup in water; bridge closed until Friday

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.

UO Senate Task Force issues recommendations to address sexual violence and survivor support on campus

UO Senate Task Force issues recommendations to address sexual violence and survivor support on campus »Play Video

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.

Outage: 1,900 lose power Thursday morning

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.

Reminders for Election 2014: 'If there's a concern, we want to address it before they vote'

Reminders for Election 2014: 'If there's a concern, we want to address it before they vote'
File photo of a voter casting a ballot in a 2006 Lane County Election. Photo by Chris Phan (Clipdude) via Wikimedia Commons

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.