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Local OSP on the lookout for two escaped prisoners (New) OSP on the lookout for two escaped prisoners
Oregon State Police (OSP), Coos County Sheriff’s Office, and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit are searching for two Shutter Creek Correctional Institution inmates that jumped a fence and escaped at 7:45 a.m. Sunday.
Local Softball: Ducks shatter records against Ragin' Cajuns Softball: Ducks shatter records against Ragin' Cajuns (Photo Gallery)
The No. 2 Oregon Ducks softball team filled the record books on Saturday in their 8-0 win over No. 9 Louisiana. Junior pitcher Cheridan Hawkins threw her sixth career no-hitter and senior Janie Takeda broke the record for most hits and stolen bases in Oregon history.
Local Reports of cougar sightings in Florence Reports of cougar sightings in Florence
FLORENCE, Ore. – City of Florence Police issued an alert Friday about possible cougar sightings along Kingwood Street north of 27th Street.

They said they have received several reports of cougar sightings in that area over the past few months.
Local With legalization, lawyers turn to business of pot With legalization, lawyers turn to business of pot
Lawyers and pot dealers have long intersected in criminal court, but as marijuana goes mainstream, attorneys have been working to keep sellers and growers legit.
Local Nepal quake: 1,900 dead, Everest shaken Nepal quake: 1,900 dead, Everest shaken (Photo Gallery) (Video)
ens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing nearly 1,400, collapsing modern houses and ancient temples and triggering a landslide on Mount Everest. Officials warned the death toll would rise as more reports came in from far-flung areas.
Local Man cited after serious crash near Scio
According to Oregon State Police, Scott Crook drove his 1995 Honda Accord over the center line just before 10 a.m. and hit the motorhome going in the opposite direction.
Local Everyday Heroes: Ruben Mendez Everyday Heroes: Ruben Mendez (Video)
We get in the ring with a man who is paying it forward. Ruben Mendez has taken his love for boxing to the community - building a gym for kids who might not otherwise have anywhere to go.