Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Crash

COOS BAY, Ore. — Oregon State Police continues its investigation into a serious injury crash Tuesday evening. Troopers say around 6:37 p.m., a 1996 Kawasaki motorcycle operated by John Thomas Bracken, 40, of Coos Bay, was attempting to elude a Coquille Tribal Police officer by speeding on Highway 243. As Bracken traveled around a left … Continue reading »

Coquille Trailer Fire Leaves Two Dead

COQUILLE, Ore. — Two brothers staying the night with their grandmother have died, after their trailer caught on fire Wednesday morning. And a third grandson is in critical condition. Police say the two brothers are from Roseburg. Both 13-year-old Christopher Thorp and 8-year-old Grayson Thorp died from smoke inhalation. Police say the fire broke out … Continue reading »