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Lane County Tackles Mental Health Issues

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County is taking major steps to help more people gain access to mental health services by earning a $500,000 training grant to tackle the issue. Lane County Behavioral Health Services Manager Katharine Schneider says many of those who frequent the Lane County Jail may share something in common. “People with a … Continue reading »

Federal Judge Sworn In

EUGENE, Ore. — A U.S. District judge who was sworn in this Monday at the Federal Courthouse in Eugene has gained a lot of national attention. Judge Michael McShane is openly gay, and will oversee an important case involving gay marriage beginning Wednesday. Judge McShane has been a federal judge for about a year, but … Continue reading »

Opening Statements Begin in Murder Trial

EUGENE, Ore. — The courtroom was full Friday morning as Lane County Deputy District Attorney David Schwartz began his opening statements. Schwartz painted a picture of a mother who quickly became concerned about her son when he didn’t come home or call on August 3rd, of 2012. He said Rose Gutierrez knew her son 22 year-old … Continue reading »

County Moves to Draft NDAA Ordinance

EUGENE, Ore. — After hearing from the community at a public hearing Tuesday night Lane County Board of Commissioners gave the green light to move forward in an ordinance and resolution opposing specific sections  of the National Defense Authorization Act. All of the commissioners at the meeting Tuesday gave the head nod to start the process … Continue reading »

Agencies to Apply for FEMA Funding

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — Several Lane County public agencies plan to apply for federal funding after February’s snow storm left parts of the area without power for days. This comes after President Barack Obama announced this month agencies could apply for FEMA funding. All of the agencies we spoke with say while they knew the … Continue reading »

Soldiers Say Goodbye to Loved Ones

EUGENGE, Ore. — Families filled a conference room at the Hilton Friday night to say goodbye to their loved ones. The 970th Transportation Detachment, a Eugene based U.S. Army Reserve unit made up of about 20 soldiers will leave for Afghanistan in less than 36 hours. “We’ve got everything from brand new soldiers that just … Continue reading »

Students Reacting to Sexual Assault

EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon students are reacting to a reported sexual assault near campus. University of Oregon Police sent out a crime alert Thursday to students about a sexual assault that happened at the Pioneer Cemetery. Students we spoke with say the word on campus is to stay away from the area at night. UOPD … Continue reading »

Spike in Local Pharmacy Robberies

EUGENE, Ore. — A spike in pharmacy robberies during the last month is raising questions about a prescription drug problem in Lane County. Two Bi-marts were robbed just this week in Eugene. Lane County Public Health says a demand for the drugs could be a reason for the recent increase. It says we do have … Continue reading »

Parents Reacting to Attempted Kidnapping

CRESWELL, Ore. — An attempted kidnapping has the Creswell community on high alert. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says it happened at the corner of South 7th Street and Barber Drive around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. They say a mom called in, to report that a man claiming to know her tried to lure her son … Continue reading »

Heroin Use on the Rise in Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. — A recent report says heroin use is up in Oregon and the same goes for Lane County. The HIV Alliance and the Lane County Methadone Treatment Program say they’ve seen a spike. Leaders of the HIV Alliance, a program providing support and education on HIV, and organizer of a needle exchange, say … Continue reading »

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