Kidd Released to Pendleton Facility

SALEM, Ore. — Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen’s killer will be conditionally released from the Oregon State Hospital. The Oregon Psychiatric Security Review Board made the decision Wednesday afternoon. It’s been at least three and a half years since Cheryl Kidd took Kilcullen’s life just off the highway that now bears his name in Springfield. … Continue reading »

Sex Assault Legislation Enacted

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CNN) — A new law in California will change the way sexual assaults are investigated on college campuses. The law requires universities to have a “victim-centered” policy in responding to sexual assaults. The “Yes Means Yes” bill also specifies silence and a lack of resistance doesn’t constitute consent. The new state law comes … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates Commercial Truck Crash

MILL CITY, Ore. – Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into a commercial truck crash on Highway 22 Wednesday. Troopers say the crash happened around 3 a.m. A commercial truck, transporting a 70,000 pound condenser, was traveling downhill when the rear car started to swerve and lost control. The vehicle and load rolled onto … 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 »

OSU-Cascades Moves Towards 4-Year School

BEND, Ore. — The Oregon State University campus in Bend is one step closer to becoming a four-year university. Monday night the Bend City Council upheld the city staff’s approval of the site. The OSU-Cascades campus is already serving students in Bend, but just for two-year programs. Oregon State purchased 10.4 acres of land in West Bend … Continue reading »

FBI Searches for Bank Robber

The FBI is searching for a man wanted in a string of violent bank robberies, and thinks he might be somewhere on the West Coast. Authorities say the man shot and wounded a Nebraska police officer after robbing a bank in 2012 and has since been linked to four bank robberies and one attempt using … Continue reading »

Help Needed to Find Burglary Suspect

SALEM, Ore. – Salem Police needs the public’s help finding the suspect in an August burglary. Police say around 3 a.m. on August 21, an unidentified white male used a rock to smash the glass entry door to the Sizzler restaurant located at 1151 Lancaster Dr. and unsuccessfully tried to take the cash register. The … Continue reading »

Fire Causes $155k in Damages

ALBANY, Ore. — An Albany family is safe Tuesday morning after their home was likely destroyed. Firefighters responded to the home on 3100 block of Southeast 26th Avenue Monday. Two girls first reported smelling smoke, and then smoke alarms went off. They got out, along with their three pets. The loss is estimated at about … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Reveals Ski Survey Results

ASHLAND, Ore. — Mount Ashland is revealing the results of its recent ski survey. The survey had 1,200 responses telling mountain management what they want to see over the next 50 years. Some want to see longer runs and faster lifts. Others focused inside the lodge, calling for better food, a bigger bar and more lodging. … Continue reading »

LBCC Offers Smartphone School

ALBANY, Ore. — New technology is emerging all the time, which can be scary for those who feel like they are falling behind. In response, Linn-Benton Community College is offering a Smartphone School to help. It can be intimidating to even pick up a smartphone if one does not know how to use one, especially … Continue reading »

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