A motorcyclist whose body was found in a highway embankment near Ukiah has been identified.
Oregon State Police says a preliminary investigation shows 57-year-old Mark Hall Pfenning, of Bend, was driving north on Highway 395 when he lost control during a curve, slid and then went down an embankment.
A citizen who had stopped along the highway Tuesday afternoon discovered the motoRead More »
The victim of a shooting in the parking lot of a Coos County community center has been identified as a 21-year-old reforestation worker.
District Attorney Paul Frasier says an autopsy confirmed that Luis Mario Castillo Murillo died of a gunshot wound to the head.
He was killed early Sunday while a birthday party was underway at the North Bend center.
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A Klamath County wildfire was more destructive than authorities initially believed.
After the fire ignited in the rural Moccasin Hill subdivision near Sprague River, officials reported six houses destroyed along with 14 outbuildings - barns, garages, shops and the like.
But fire managers toured the burn area Tuesday because residents said more structures had burned when the fire Read More »
The Oregon State Police and other law enforcement agencies are actively searching for a murder suspect Wednesday in a remote wooded area of southeast Josephine County just north of the Oregon/California border. OSP is urging the public to not contact the wanted person if they see him and to call OSP or 9-1-1.Read More »
A magnitude 4.5 earthquake was recorded Wednesday morning in the Pacific Ocean about 125 miles west of Bandon on the south Oregon Coast.
The Bandon police department said there were no immediate reports of shaking or damage.
The quake was at 8:30 a.m.
The U.S. Geological Survey website said it was at a depth of more than 6 miles.