A 13-year-old autistic boy was hit and killed by a train Tuesday evening while walking along the tracks south of Gervais after leaving his after-school soccer practice, sheriff's deputies said.
High winds and heavy rains are forecasted to hit Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington on Wednesday afternoon, the National Weather Service said.
The University of Oregon has accepted the White House’s “It’s On Us” challenge, releasing a video at halftime of Saturday's football game against Washington.
The video features leaders in the University of Oregon community, including many athletes.
But the video doesn't include anyone from the Ducks Men's Basketball team, which has been at the forefront of the sexual assault discussion following allegations against 3 players last March.
Prices at the pump are falling, driven by drops in crude oil prices, AAA Oregon said.
“Washington and Oregon have the fourth and fifth largest weekly drops in gas prices in the last week as both averages lose 14 cents, and both states are registering the largest drops in the last month with both averages down 40 cents in that timeframe,” said Marie Dodds with AAA Oregon/Idaho.
The national average for regular unleaded fell 9 cents this week to $3.09 a gallon.
Oregon’s average is down 14 cents to $3.36 per gallon, the lowest since February of this year.
The FBI is searching for a man who robbed three Western Oregon banks in two days. In all three robberies the man demanded money from a bank teller and walked out with cash.
Three members of a Tigard family were killed in a head-on crash over the weekend. Now, relatives are caring for their 5-year-old son who’s left behind.
A woman stabbed multiple times in the abdomen with a large knife underwent emergency surgery Tuesday morning.
Cheyenne Workman, 21, of Myrtle Point was rushed to Coquille Valley Hospital by Myrtle Point Ambulance.
Her cousin, Jason E Simons, 37, of Myrtle Point is being held on $1 million bail and charges of attempted murder.
Two people died when their sedan crashed head on into an oncoming log truck.
Todd Gilman was driving a 2001 Toyota Corolla eastbound on Nonpareil Road when, for an unknown reason, the vehicle veered into the oncoming lane and struck a fully loaded log truck traveling westbound, the sheriff's office said.
Investigators said the head-on collision ejected Todd Gilman and his wife, Tina Gilman, from the vehicle.
The Sutherlin residents, both 50, died at the scene.
The University of Oregon officially entered the public phase of its fundraising campaign on Friday night with the announcement of a $2 billion effort.
The most ambitious campaign in the UO’s history is also the largest fundraising effort ever undertaken by an organization in the state.
Work begins this week to expand the Eugene Airport terminal.
The project will take two years, with completion targeted for early 2017.
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State and local police plan stepped up enforcement Wednesday and Friday near the Oregon State campus.
The effort is driven by complaints about bicycles and cars endangering pedestrians, Oregon State Police said.
The storm dousing western Oregon on Monday is expected to taper off overnight into Tuesday.
A second "quite wet" storm system will move in Tuesday night, the National Weather Service in Portland said, with rain likely lingering into Thursday. That front may also produce strong coastal winds.
And while all forecasts are subject to change, forecasters see a third system setting up for a wet weekend.
Halloween is right around the corner. Many families are hanging decorations and hitting up pumpkin patches. But one Tigard neighborhood is dealing with a pumpkin thief who has been caught on camera.
Local veterans will be making a splash at a South Eugene pool for free each Monday thanks to a new grant.
The Oregon Country Fair grant does give vets a free aerobic activity at Tamarack Pool, but one former military man said he hopes the program will bring waves of change to the often troubled veteran community.
Studies from the Oregon Health Authority show that many veterans suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. It also shows that the state's returning service men and women have higher suicide rates.
“It gives us all a social network. And that's important for everyone,” said Ted Vasquez, a disabled Vietnam War vet.
Student Sara Rue says she was just trying to leave the classroom during a confrontation between a teacher and another student.
You can see Sara Rue heading for the classroom door. The teacher tries to stop Rue and yanked so hard on the top Rue was wearing, that it came off, exposing Rue’s bra.
“Every time I watch it, I want to cry because of how scared I could tell I was, just by the sound of my voice. Just by me crying,” says Rue.