Thomas Egan earned a master's degree from the University of Oregon.
He retired from the Oregon National Guard in 1991 with the rank of major after two decades of service.
And he froze to death on the streets of Eugene on a December night where the mercury had plunged to 15 F.
Police suspect an armed robbery at a pizza restaurant Monday night may be connected to a robbery at a sub shop last month.
A former Shasta Middle School teacher and his twin brother are back in Lane County, charged with 20 counts each of encouraging child sex abuse.
The Ducks used a strong shooting performance in the first half Wednesday night to beat the Matadors of Cal State Northridge, 79-56.
Sierra Brown was heading home Dec. 7. Seconds after the 17-year-old drove into Gem County, she got too close to the edge of State Highway 52, drove off the shoulder, then overcorrected before tumbling 42 feet into the water.
Nebraska and Oklahoma on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado's legalization of marijuana unconstitutional, saying the drug is being brought from Colorado into neighboring states.
In Oregon, 30 percent of students in kindergarten through 12th grade qualify for free or reduced lunch, one of the highest rates of childhood hunger in America.
The Federal and Drug Administration has tried unsuccessfully to regulate electronic cigarettes nationwide in the past.
Now Lane County is giving it a try.
A Bandon woman was arrested after police say she tried to stab her mother over a pair of shoes.
Three more sheep have been killed in a wolf attack in Whitman County.