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Local serial bank robbers sentenced

EUGENE, Ore. – A southern Oregon couple was sentenced for robbing six local banks. The Department of Justice said on January 27, 2017, John Steven Shepard of Trail robbed the Evergreen Bank in Rogue River. He made off with nearly $2,000 in …

Toy gun reported at Oregon high school

Cottage Grove, Ore. — A Cottage Grove high-schooler is suspended after police say he brought a toy gun to class and made threats. The Eugene Register-Guard reports Cottage Grove police say the student isn’t expected to face charges. A school resource officer …