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Cinder block falls through windshield from I-5 overpass, woman injured

Cinder block falls through windshield from I-5 overpass, woman injured

A cinder block came crashing through the windshield of a passenger car early Sunday morning as it drove under and Interstate 5 overpass, sending a woman to the hospital. State police are now asking the public for information on whoever threw the brick off the Creswell overpass.

Gravel truck loses brakes and rolls, blocking Roosevelt Blvd. at Hwy 99

Gravel truck loses brakes and rolls, blocking Roosevelt Blvd. at Hwy 99

An overturned gravel truck partially blocked the intersection of Highway 99 and Roosevelt Blvd. Sunday afternoon.

The truck crashed at around 10:15 a.m. Sunday, blocking the westbound lanes of Roosevelt Blvd. No one was hurt in the crash.

Two arrested for fleeing deputies; residents question chase policy

Two arrested for fleeing deputies; residents question chase policy »Play Video
Shawn Woodard, right, and Joann Wills

A high-speed chase ends with the suspect's car landing in a tree, just feet away from a home full of children, Marion County Sheriff’s Officials said. They were treated for minor injuries.

Some residents in this mobile home park question if this high-speed chase was worth the risk.

 

A spokesman for the marion county sheriff's office says they evaluate every chase. In this case they say they made the right decision because no one was seriously hurt and two wanted felons are now off the streets.

Lakeview teen found safe after wanted former deputy turns himself in

Lakeview teen found safe after wanted former deputy turns himself in
Both 17-year-old Marriah Andrews (left) of Lakeview was reported missing Friday. Former Lake County Sheriff's Deputy Kenneth Turkle, who is under investigation for sex crimes for an alleged relationship with Andrews, also went missing on Friday, Oregon State Police said.

A former Lake County sheriff’s deputy who was wanted in connection with an investigation into an alleged sexual relationship with a missing 17-year-old Lakeview girl turned himself in Sunday.

The teen, Marriah Andrews, contacted police hours later in Lakeview.

Ink For Autism: 'I'm so excited to help participate'

Ink For Autism: 'I'm so excited to help participate' »Play Video
Suzen Tattoozen of Whiteaker Tattoo Collective tattoos Lisa Bissonette during Ink For Autism, a fundraiser for the local non-profit A-Team Justice League.

 

The second Ink For Autism fundraiser runs through this weekend, turning part of the money spent on a tattoo session into cash for a non-profit group that provides communication tools for the families of alter-abled children.

Salem teen busted for organizing party with Twitter hashtag

Salem teen busted for organizing party with Twitter hashtag

Deputies busted a large party planned in rural Marion County on Friday night after following #ProjectNat, which was trending on Twitter

Color Me Rad 5K returns for a second run in Eugene

Color Me Rad 5K returns for a second run in Eugene »Play Video
Runners are showered in colored cornstarch at the second annual Color Me Rad 5k at the Valley River Center. Proceeds will go toward Relief Nursery, a non-profit child abuse and neglect prevention agency. Elora Overbey, Oregon News Lab.

For the second time in its history, Color Me Rad fun run returned to Valley River Center to provide community members quality – and colorful -- entertainment. 

Internet security flaw: Take action against 'Heartbleed Bug'

Internet security flaw: Take action against 'Heartbleed Bug' »Play Video

If you're not already in the habit of frequently changing your online passwords, Tthe Heartbleed Bug should provide extra incentive to do it.
      
"You never know what kind of flaw out there could cause, sort of open the door for hackers to get in to your  private information," said Lindsay Turrentine, editor in chief at CNET.com. 

That's just what security experts discovered the Heartbleed Bug was doing. 

It's not a computer virus, per se, but instead a major flaw in a widely-used encryption software that usually protects your personal information. 

"Because of the magnitude of the mistake, people who are engaging in malicious activities, people whose job it is to try to steal your data, it's made it very easy to do that, without being detected," Turrentine said.