Man Arrested in Online Sexual Crime Case

LEBANON, Ore. — A Wisconsin man is facing rape charges after flying to Oregon to meet a 13-year-old girl. Lebanon Police say Jonathon Mickelson, 27, first met the girl 2 years ago on an online gaming chatroom. He has kept in touch with her since. Investigators say Mickelson flew from Wisconsin to Eugene on October … Continue reading »

Oregon Ranks as Least Corrupt State

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon is the least corrupt state in the country at least according to a new study that looks at waste, fraud, and abuse among public employees. The study, conducted by scientists at Indiana University and City University of Hong Kong, found that Oregon had 1.28 corruption convictions per hundred thousand public employees, … Continue reading »

Police Arrest Online Sexual Predator

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A suspected online sexual predator is offline thanks to a successful undercover operation. Corvallis police arrested 65 year old James Maulding, of Silverton, on Friday. The investigation began in the beginning of May. Police say Maulding engaged in several sexually explicit conversations online with someone he thought was an underaged girl. Little … Continue reading »