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Hwy. 20 Fatal, Linn Co., June 28

On June 25, 2022 at approximately 6:58 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle motorcycle crash on Hwy 20 near milepost 55, approximately 25 miles east of Sweet Home. Preliminary investigation revealed a westbound blue Harley Davidson Electra Glide, operated by Mark Nelson (57) of Lebanon, lost control and crashed into the westbound embankment. Nelson sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. OSP was assisted by Sweet Home Fire Department and ODOT.
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Man arrested after attempting to flee through Willamette River

EUGENE, Ore. -- A man wanted by Coos Bay police for attempted murder and other charges was arrested by Eugene police today, June 27, after an hours-long chase that involved the suspect jumping into the Willamette River in an attempt to flee. The Eugene Police Department says that they were...
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Springfield home gutted by explosion, fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- A home is a total loss after an explosion and subsequent fire destroyed it, Eugene Springfield Fire says. Fire department officials say that at about 2 a.m. early this morning, June 27, crews responded to multiple reports of an explosion and fire at a house on Seventh Street in Springfield. The house was reportedly completely engulfed in flames by the time crews arrived, and the property was declared a complete loss. Officials say the Springfield Utility Board was contacted and shut off electricity to the building. Fire crews were able to contain the inferno after several hours and no other neighboring structures were damaged or lost, according to the fire department.
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Eugene and Springfield to hold fireworks turn-in events

People can turn in their illegal fireworks with no questions asked at events this weekend in Eugene and Springfield. Legal fireworks are currently for sale in Oregon, though their use in Eugene for Independence Day festivities is limited to July 3rd and 4th. (They're also permitted on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.)
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Man arrested after he fled into Willamette River in attempt to elude police

EUGENE, Ore. — Multiple agencies responded to help locate a man who fled arrest by jumping into the Willamette River and then eluding by swimming and using islands for concealment, the Eugene Police Department said. "Eugene Police investigative units had been conducting surveillance after learning a man wanted by...
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Police detain man after he flees into Willamette River

EUGENE, Ore. — Multiple agencies responded to help locate a man who fled arrest by jumping into the Willamette River and then eluding by swimming and using islands for concealment, the Eugene Police Department said. "Eugene Police investigative units had been conducting surveillance after learning a man wanted by...
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Sen. Wyden visits Eugene to lay out proposed oil tax bill

EUGENE, Ore. -- Senator Ron Wyden said he has a plan to provide some relief at the gas pump. He visited Eugene to lay out his plan, which he said would help Oregonians who have to make sacrifices to save money. "Oregonians are just getting clobbered at the gas pump,"...
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Wyden urges people to get involved: 'Those justices clearly had an agenda'

EUGENE, Ore. — With emotions running high following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is warning Oregonians that the goal of many Republicans is an all-out ban, which would override Oregon's state laws protecting a woman's right to an abortion. Wyden was...
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Neil Gourley aims high on Eugene homecoming after altitude training

Scottish athlete Neil Gourley says altitude training has "paid off" in his quest to mix it at the very top level on the international 1500m scene. Gourley, 27, came second at the UK Athletics Championships at the weekend, securing a World Championships place. Gourley moved to Flagstaff, Arizona, at the...
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