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Driver found dead after reports of hit-and-run crashes

Driver found dead after reports of hit-and-run crashes
Police said the vehicle was difficult to see from the highway

A man found dead beneath the wreckage of his car Thursday morning may have been involved in a pair of hit-and-run crashes a day earlier, Oregon State Police said.

Police target Ferry Street Bridge area traffic

Police target Ferry Street Bridge area traffic
Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not after you

If you’ve seen more police out than usual near the Ferry Street Bridge this week, it’s no coincidence.

UO panel issues 71-page report on sexual assault prevention and response

UO panel issues 71-page report on sexual assault prevention and response »Play Video
Scott Coltrane

An 8-person panel at the University of Oregon released a 71-page report on how to improve sexual assault prevention and response at the school. 

“We need to have tough enforcement so that we send a clear signal that it's not OK to sexually prey on young people,” said Scott Coltrane, the university’s interim president.

The policies that will result from these recommendations will focus on four key areas.

Police: Man stabbed while trying to stop fight

Police: Man stabbed while trying to stop fight

A passerby who intervened when he saw a man grab a woman outside a bar Tuesday night suffered cuts to his torso and hands when the suspect pulled a knife on him, Lebanon Police said.

Kindness Counts: Girls hatch plan to help sick kids feel better

Kindness Counts: Girls hatch plan to help sick kids feel better »Play Video
Kelly Torres and Nancy Coffman

The girls hatched the plan during a sleepover.

Kelly Torres, 9, and Nancy Coffman, 10, decided to collect toys to donate to Doernbecher Children's Hospital for kids hospitalized on christmas.

It's a feeling Torres knows all too well.

"I had leukemia for three years," she said.

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Storms pound Oregon Coast, Willamette Valley

Storms pound Oregon Coast, Willamette Valley »Play Video

A potent storm came ashore Wednesday, bringing pounding rain and powerful winds to the Oregon Coast and southern Willamette Valley. A second, potentially more damaging storm is on tap for Thursday.

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EWEB upgrades power outage reporting system in wake of ice storm

EWEB upgrades power outage reporting system in wake of ice storm »Play Video
EWEB crews at work restoring power in the wake of the February 6, 2014, ice storm.

The February 6, 2014, storm knocked out power to 10,000 EWEB customers. Some people went without power for more than six days. "Customers came to us and told us we needed to improve our outage communication system," an EWEB spokesperson said.

Police say Eugene man sodomized toddler

A 28-year-old man faces accusations he sodomized a toddler, Eugene Police said. The investigation started with the discovery of a photo in the possession of a child molester who was later sentenced to 500 years in prison.