EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a Eugene police officer shot and killed a man who fought with him. The Register-Guard reports that it happened at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Police spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin says the officer called for emergency cover before shooting. The officer was treated for his injuries at a local hospital and released.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The parent of a student injured as a sixth-grader while using an underground tunnel between a middle school and high school in Salem is suing the city of Salem and the school district for $235,000. The Statesman Journal reports the lawsuit filed this week accuses the city of allowing the tunnel to become dangerous and Salem-Keizer Public Schools of failing to properly supervise and warn students of possible hazards.
PORT ORFORD, Ore. (AP) — A small earthquake hit Port Orford on the southern Oregon coast, shaking the small community. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck at about 5:45 p.m. Friday, with its epicenter about two miles inland.
NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — Police say one person was fatally shot and a suspect has been arrested in the coastal town of Newport. Newport police say officers were called to a home Wednesday for a man that had been shot. Police say officers found 59-year-old Tony Larsen dead from an apparent gunshot wound.