New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez watches from the dugout during Game 4 of the American League championship series against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Oct. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

MLB threatens A-Rod with lifetime ban

Major League Baseball is threatening to kick Alex Rodriguez out of the game for life unless the New York Yankees star agrees not to fight a …


SUV hits ambulance; 1 dead, 3 hurt

An SUV crossed the center line and slammed head-on into an ambulance near the Eugene airport Wednesday, killing the driver of the SUV and in…

An expanded view of head lice in a courtesy file photo from WRTV

Lice creepy, not health hazard

Say “head lice” to people and their head itches just thinking about them. But lice are not a health hazard.

Crews battled a two-alarm brush fire on Highway 43 and I-205 in West Linn, JUly 31, 2013 (KOIN 6 News/Ole Olson)

9 trucks battle 3-alarm West Linn fire

Nine trucks responded to a three-alarm brush fire that erupted along steep and rocky terrain on Highway 43 and I-205 in West Linn Wednesday …

PF&R Chief Erin Janssens, July 29, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Overtime costs at Portland Fire drop

The recent cuts in the city’s budget affected Portland Fire & Rescue staffing, but Chief Erin Janssens said the department saved taxpayers a…