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Beavers blow away the field
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 00:19:08 -0700

CRESWELL — Oregon State was not about to watch Oregon win its third straight Duck Invitational team title on Tuesday. The Beavers outplayed the Ducks in Oregon’s home men’s golf tournament to win their first team victory in the event since 1998, while the Ducks were forced to settle for …

Police locate 2 teens accused of throwing cinder block off overpass
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:55:57 -0700

The cinder block smashed the windshield of a car on Interstate 5 driving under the East Oregon Avenue overpass in Creswell early Sunday morning.

OSP Identifies Block-Throwing Suspects
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:31:46 -0700

CRESWELL, Ore. — Oregon State Police has identified two male Creswell teens, ages 16 and 17, as the suspects who allegedly threw a cinder block off an I-5 overpass near Creswell Sunday morning, injuring a Washington woman inside a car. After receiving phone calls with tips on the case, a trooper contacted both suspects and … Continue reading »

Dropped Cinder Block Injures Woman
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:30:14 -0700

CRESWELL, Ore. — Oregon State Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for dropping a cinder block from an I-5 overpass early Sunday morning. Police say it broke through a passing vehicle’s windshield and injured a woman inside the car. The car was driving northbound on I-5 just before 4:30 … Continue reading »

Wash. woman hurt as cinder block dropped on car from I-5 overpass
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:25:17 -0700

A cinder block came crashing through the windshield of a passenger car early Sunday morning as it drove under the Interstate 5 overpass in Creswell, sending a Washington state woman to the hospital.

Police find teens believed responsible for cinderblock thrown from freeway overpass
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:02:08 -0700

CRESWELL, Ore. — Oregon State Police have identified two teen boys believed to have thrown a cinderblock off an I-5 overpass hitting a Washington couple’s car windshield and injuring a woman inside that car. OSP said they had contacted the …

Teens questioned about cement block on I-5
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:57:18 -0700

CRESWELL, Ore. -- Oregon State Police believe they know who dropped a cinder block onto a car traveling along Interstate 5 about five miles south of Eugene Sunday. Investigators said tips led them to two juveniles in Creswell.  The teens, ages 16 and 17, were questioned by police, but no arrests have been made at this time. The block crashed through the windshield and injured a 30-year-old woman ...

Oregon community loses its only grocery store
Sat, 29 Mar 2014 11:48:28 -0700

CRESWELL, Ore. (AP) - When it comes to feeding a small town, Creswell residents are learning that it takes a village - and a creative one, at that. The town's only major grocery store, Ray's Food Place, recently closed, leaving residents to shop for a few basics at ...

State police: Cinderblock thrown off I-5 overpass injures woman in car
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:46:58 -0700

CRESWELL, Ore. — Police are looking for the person or people who threw a cinderblock of an Interstate 5 overpass Sunday, striking a car and injuring a Washington woman below. Oregon State Police said a Roy, Wash. couple traveling northbound …

Cement block dropped on car from I-5 overpass, injuring woman
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:10:22 -0700

A cinder block came crashing through the windshield of a passenger car early Sunday morning as it drove under and Interstate 5 overpass, sending a woman to the hospital. State police are now asking the public for information on whoever threw the brick off the Creswell overpass.