Boy Rescued After 238 Feet Fall

BODEGA BAY, California – A four-year-old boy is recovering after he fell 238 feet down a cliff in Sonoma County. The child was walking on a trail with his mother on Monday when it happened. He suffered serious injuries from the fall, including broken bones. According to reports he is now in stable condition. The … Continue reading »

Vigil Held for Newport Boy

NEWPORT, Ore. — On a dock facing the Yaquina Bay Bridge, hundreds of community members lined up with candles Saturday night to honor 6-year-old London McCabe. Police say the boy died on Monday, after his mother threw him over the bridge. On Saturday, the Newport community showed an outpouring of support to remember McCabe. “I … Continue reading »

Kenneth Bae Returns Home

SEATTLE, Was. — Kenneth Bae, one of two American detainees released from a North Korean prison and brought home Saturday, was a former University of Oregon student. Bae was taken almost exactly two years ago and friends say bringing Bae back wasn’t easy. It’s been a long road and fight for the Korean-American missionary, who … Continue reading »

Search for Missing Hunter Underway

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has launched a search for a hunter missing since Thursday. 30 year-old Josiah Stritzke was hunting with his uncle near Bradley Lake north of the Boulder Creek Wilderness. According to family, Stritzke shot at a deer about noon and went after it, but never returned. After … Continue reading »

40 Guinea Pigs Abandoned

BEAVERTON, Ore. — A woman in Beaverton is behind bars for dumping 40 guinea pigs in a parking lot. Cecilia Diaz is now facing charges of animal abandonment and animal neglect in the 1st degree which is a felony in connection to the crime. A Good Samaritan found them and called Southwest Animal Clinic in … Continue reading »

Scientists Explain Earthquake “Swarm”

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. — A string of earthquakes near the Oregon border has seismologists paying attention. The phenomenon known as an “earthquake swarm” is something scientists don’t fully understand but are concerned about. An interagency alert came out today, warning of the intensity and frequency of these earthquakes. It comes on the same day the … Continue reading »

Memorial Up for Yaquina Bridge Victim

NEWPORT, Ore. — The bridge where a 6 year-old Newport boy was killed by his mother, is full of balloons and heartfelt notes for the child who was thrown over the side. Officials say the U.S. Coast Guard was one of the first agencies to respond after the boy’s mother called police, saying she threw … Continue reading »

Double Fatal Vehicle Crash in Mapleton

MAPLETON, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into a single vehicle traffic crash that resulted in the death of two people and injuries to two others on Highway 126W, east of Florence. At approximately 7:00 a.m., this morning, local emergency responders and OSP troopers from the Springfield and Florence offices were dispatched to … Continue reading »

Oregon Among Fewest Premature Births

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon is one of only five states to receive an “A” on the March of Dimes 2014 Premature Birth Report Card, released today. Oregon’s premature birth rate was 9.3% in 2013, below the March of Dimes goal of 9.6%. The other states meeting or beating the March of Dimes goal and getting … Continue reading »

Oregon Woman Held in East Timor Prison

EAST TIMOR — An Oregon woman who turns 41 this week, was forced to spend her birthday in prison. Stacy Addison, a veterinarian from Oregon, is locked up in the Southeast Asian nation of East Timor. She’s being held in connection with a drug investigation in which her family says she was unwittingly caught up. She … Continue reading »

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