PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A flaming meteor in the night sky could be seen in Oregon -- with reported sightings from Marion to Washington counties -- Saturday night.
Note that it's the white orb to the left of the larger light, which is a street light.
OMSI Planetarium Manager Jim Todd told KOIN 6 News the meteor was a combination of a "fireball and space junk."
Todd said the fireball was visible for 7 seconds. He described it as being "a minus 10 on the brightness scale," which according to the International Comet Quarterly is nearly as bright as the full moon.
A Keizer man captured the meteor on video Saturday night.
An 83-year-old man with mild cognitive impairment walked away from from the 8600 block of Causey Avenue Saturday morning and has not been seen since.
A 25-year-old man surrendered to Newberg police for allegedly hurting one roommate with a machete and threatening another in the early hours of Saturday.
A baby who who was allegedly snatched by his parents from Child Protective Services was found unharmed Saturday and his mother taken into custody. His father remains at large.
A Marion County Sheriff's deputy is in fair condition after being wounded in a gunfight with a man in a rural area Friday. The suspect was also wounded.