Crime & Law

Crime, Law & Justice

Oregon State Police is investigating a forensic analyst for tampering with drug evidence. The analyst has been placed on leave from her job at the agency's lab in Bend.

Who Is Oregon's Annie Doe?

Sep 18, 2015
Jes Burns / OPB

In 1971, a man found the scattered remains of a young woman in the woods near Cave Junction in Southern Oregon. She was wearing a pink coat. Today, that woman is one of more than 100 unidentified bodies in the state.

Unidentified: The Cold Cases Of Washington

Sep 17, 2015
Paul Sakuma / AP

About 100 unidentified dead people arrive at morgues around Washington state every year. Most of the John and Jane Does get identified in a matter of days or weeks. But about 10 percent aren’t.

http://www.missingkids.com/AMBER

UPDATE: Child's mother contacted police after seeing Amber Alert on her own cell phone.

The 4-year-old's mother, Dana Morgan, contacted police after her cell phone notified her about the Amber Alert for her son Sunday morning. Eugene Police made contact with Morgan and returned the child, Lucien Triplett, to his father.

John Stapleton

Two of the four boys charged with setting the fire that destroyed Eugene's Civic Stadium in June are suspected in at least one other arson involving a dumpster.

www.sternberglighting.com

A Sisters woman has been fined $140,000 and faces additional charges for misleading at least a dozen people to invest $700,000 in her business. Rebecca Castle, also known as Rebecca Groins allegedly spent investor's money on jewelry, spa services, and made purchases for her children and boyfriend. The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services claims the business she was representing either did not exist or was financially unsuccessful. Jake Sunderland is a spokesman for the OCBS.

Will Kanellos/ETHOS Magazine

A bus driver who worked for Lane Transit District since 2003 was arrested Thursday for calling in a bomb threat. Traffic was shut down traffic for more than an hour near the University of Oregon.

lanecounty.org

Lane County Youth Services is launching a new program focused on improving results for youth dually involved in Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems.

Eugene Weekly

The Oregon Court of Appeals has reversed the 2009 resisting-arrest conviction of a man who was tased by police at an anti-pesticide rally in Eugene. 

Rachael McDonald

When Eugene's Civic Stadium burned down in late June, it seemed like the whole community felt the blow. It turned out a group of local boys had started the blaze when they were playing with a lighter in the press box at the shuttered wooden ball park. It's uncertain what will happen to these 4 boys, age 10 to 12.

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