OSP Arrest Man Hiding on Hunter’s Stand

LA PINE, Ore. – Oregon State Police say a La Pine man was arrested Monday after eluding police on a motorcycle. OSP says around 11 a.m., a trooper attempted to stop a motorcycle for license and equipment violations near Highway 97. The motorcycle’s driver attempted to elude the trooper by driving onto US Forest Service … Continue reading »

Truck Driver Cited in Hwy 97 Crash

LA PINE, Ore. – Oregon State Police say a commercial truck driver was cited Monday following a crash at the intersection of Highway 31 and Highway 97. Troopers say around 5 a.m. Dennis C. Chaffin, 54, of Chilcoot, California, was driving west on Highway 31, when he reportedly fell asleep as he approached the Highway … Continue reading »

Wrong-Way Driver Charged with DUII

HOOD RIVER, Ore. – Oregon State Police says a Washington man faces several charges following a wrong way head-on crash on Interstate 84 Friday. OSP and Hood River Police say around 8:30 p.m. they responded to a report of a vehicle traveling the eastbound in the westbound lanes of Interstate 84. Minutes later other calls … Continue reading »

Roads to be Jammed for Labor Day Weekend

EUGENE, Ore. — Labor Day Weekend is here, and that means holiday traffic. Friday is expected to be one of the busiest travel days of the year, meaning that the Interstate 5 corridor will be jammed with traffic. The American Automobile Association says that about five million people in the Pacific Northwest will be taking … Continue reading »

Walmart Shooting Suspects in Custody

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. —  Springfield Police caught both suspects they believe were involved in a  shooting in the Walmart parking lot on Olympic Street Saturday afternoon. Police say one person was shot and is in the hospital in serious condition. Officers say they don’t know if the victim will make it. Officers say two groups of … Continue reading »

Truck Drags Car in I-5 Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — A driver and her two passengers escaped serious injury after their compact car hit a semi-trailer just north of Eugene. According to the semi driver, a Honda Civic veered from the left lane directly under his rig. It was then dragged 1,500 feet from the rest area to where the vehicles stopped. … Continue reading »

Fatal Accident Closes Clear Lake Road

UPDATE: The names of the people involved in the fatal crash on Clear Lake Road in Eugene have been released. The driver of the SUV who died at the scene was Patricia L. Morgan, 57, from Junction City. The ambulance driver was firefighter/EMT-I Jason Lockett, 26, and in the rear of the ambulance was fire … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Setting House Fire

VIDA, Ore. — A 19-year-old man is behind bars for allegedly setting a fire in his home early Sunday morning. Oregon State Police arrived at a home on McKenzie Highway after receiving a call that one of the residents had set a fire in the bathroom.  One of the homeowners was able to extinguish the … Continue reading »

Wanted Cottage Grove Man Arrested

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A wanted felon from Cottage Grove was caught by Oregon State Police after trying to flee from troopers Sunday night. Troopers say they tried to stop a reported stolen truck on Highway 26 near John Day. The driver, Douglas Gene Williams, 41, of Cottage Grove, failed to stop and turned onto … Continue reading »

Driver Killed in HWY 22 Crash

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating a crash Tuesday afternoon that resulted in the death of a man. Troopers say around 2:45 p.m. a commercial truck pulling a flatbed trailer, driven by Scott Olsen, 56, of Everett, was turning eastbound onto Highway 22. Before Olsen completed the turn, a pickup truck travelling west … Continue reading »

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