Man Arrested for Attempted ATM Robbery

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Police arrested a Corvallis man who they say attempted to rob someone at an ATM. They say at about 4:45 a.m. on Wednesday, 38-year-old Kevin Steinberger approached someone at the ATM at Bank of America on SW Third Street and asked for money. The victim declined, and Steinberger started to walk away, … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Worker Exposed to Chemicals

EUGENE, Ore. — An employee is recovering after being exposed to chemicals at a laboratory in west Eugene. Fire and hazmat crews responded to Thermo Fisher Scientific at about 10 a.m. Wednesday. They say the worker was exposed to two chemicals–methyl iodide and picoline. “While the incident was first reported as an explosion, the incident … Continue reading »

Pedestrian Red Light Installed in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — A new traffic signal on 30th Avenue near University Street was turned on Wednesday. The signal is designed to increase safety for the hundreds of school children, transit users and others who cross the street every day. The pedestrian-activated signal is the first of its kind in Eugene. Here’s how the crossing … Continue reading »

Deer Crash Wedding, Stay for Pics

STOCKTON, New Jersey — A newlywed couple is getting a lot of attention for their “Deerly Beloved” wedding pictures. Lauren Ruff and Erick Fix wed on September 20th. During dinner their photographer, Ian Christmann, noticed a herd of deer had wandered to the edge of the nearby woods. Christmann asked the couple if they would … Continue reading »

Survey: One in 10 Women Raped at UO

EUGENE, Ore. — A shocking study from the University of Oregon Department of Psychology looks at the number of sexual assaults on campus. 10 percent of women in the study say they’ve been raped while attending college at the UO. It surveyed nearly 1000 students and asked detailed and direct questions about their sex life. … Continue reading »

Corvallis-Albany Bike Path Plans

CORVALLIS, Ore. — It will soon be easier to bike between Corvallis and Albany, thanks to a collaboration project among the two cities and Benton County. Through Connect Oregon, the state is giving the project a $2 million grant to fund part of the bike path, giving cyclists a safer way to commute. Cyclists between … Continue reading »

P.F. Chang’s Horse Goes Pink

EUGENE, Ore. – An iconic horse in Eugene is going pink; it’s all part of Breast Cancer Awareness month. This was the scene at the P.F. Changs restaurant in Eugene this afternoon. The restaurant chain is painting more than 250 of its warrior horses pink. Throughout October the restaurant will donate $1 for every person … Continue reading »

Nonprofit Gives Parents a Break

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Organizers of this year’s Great Rotary Duck Race hope to raise $500,000 this year, and you still have time to pick up a duck. Every year, the proceeds from the race go to support five area nonprofits that focus on this very effort year-round. One of those nonprofits is the Relief Nursery … Continue reading »

NOAA Says Pot Growers Threaten Salmon

OREGON — Federal biologists say the marijuana industry is harming salmon. NOAA says pot growers in California and Oregon illegally suck water from creeks where Coho salmon live and it’s a key threat to the species. Biologists say the growers are also spreading fertilizer and pesticides in the salmon streams. NOAA says it’s issuing a … Continue reading »

Albertsons Security Breach

EUGENE, Ore. — Albertsons is alerting shoppers of a security breach that could’ve compromised credit and debit cards across the country, including its stores in Oregon. Albertsons says account numbers, expiration dates, and even cardholders names might’ve been breached between the August 27 and September 21. This is the latest in a number of security … Continue reading »

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