Jessica Debbas

Author's details

Name: Jessica Debbas
Date registered: April 16, 2012

Biography

Jessica joined the KEZI 9 evening news team as a reporter in February 2011. Jessica comes to Eugene from Bozeman, Montana where she was a reporter and anchor for KTVM/NBC Montana. She received her B.A. in Journalism from San Diego State University in 2008. In San Diego she interned at KUSI News. After graduation she moved to Seattle and worked as a news assistant for CBS affiliate KIRO 7, where she fell in love with the Northwest and is thrilled to be back. Jessica grew up in Carlsbad, California. Even though San Diego will always be home, she is excited for new adventures in Oregon.

Latest posts

  1. Highway 126 Open After Man Surrenders — October 25, 2014
  2. Wind Storm Causes Downed Trees, Outages — October 25, 2014
  3. New “No EmX” Sign Circulating Internet — October 24, 2014
  4. Barrier to be Installed at Crash Site — October 23, 2014
  5. FBI: Man Robs Three Banks in Two Days — October 18, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Driver Claims Self-Defense in Shooting — 16 comments
  2. Students Protest Zimmerman Verdict — 12 comments
  3. Friends Remember Train Accident Victim — 12 comments
  4. Elderly Woman Dies in Springfield Crash — 9 comments
  5. Coping with the Stanford Loss — 8 comments

Author's posts listings

Highway 126 Open After Man Surrenders

UPDATE: Highway 126 is back open after it was closed for hours Saturday afternoon while Springfield police negotiated with a suicidal subject. Police say the 26-year-old man was sitting on the protective fencing on the Mohawk overpass and threatening to jump. After three hours of negotiation, the man surrender to officers. He was taken to … Continue reading »

Wind Storm Causes Downed Trees, Outages

EUGENE, Ore. — Saturday’s wind storm is keeping utility crews busy across western Oregon. EWEB is responding to multiple outages in Eugene and the McKenzie River Valley. Crews say most of the outages are in the Thurston, Hayden Bridge and Walterville areas with many other scattered spots in their service area as well. About 1,600 … Continue reading »

New “No EmX” Sign Circulating Internet

EUGENE, Ore. — LTD is launching a new bus pass program as construction for the West Eugene EmX line gets underway. And, it’s providing new material for businesses who plant signs along the corridor to protest it. The sign reads “Will LTD give the meth dealers a bus pass?” and it’s hanging under another sign … Continue reading »

Barrier to be Installed at Crash Site

LINN COUNTY, Ore. — ODOT says there have been several crossover crashes in the area on Interstate 5 where Thursday’s fatal crash happened. So what, if anything is being done to prevent them? It just so happens, ODOT has plans next summer to build cable barriers in the very spot where that double crossover crash … Continue reading »

FBI: Man Robs Three Banks in Two Days

EUGENE, Ore. — The FBI says the same man robbed three banks in two days. Investigators say the man robbed the Wells Fargo inside the Safeway on Main Street in Cottage Grove Friday afternoon. The day before, police say he robbed a Wells Fargo inside a Safeway in Salem in the morning and the Umpqua … Continue reading »

Three Killed in Crash Near Lost Lake

UPDATE — The victims have been identified as Tiffany and Fred Fefelov, and their 7-month-old daughter Mila from Sherwood. LINN COUNTY, Ore. — A crash on Highway 20 near Lost Lake killed three people Saturday morning. Oregon State Police say it happened on Highway 20 near milepost 78 just before 10 a.m. Officers say a … Continue reading »

Nordstrom Rack One Year Later

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene’s Nordstrom Rack hits the one-year mark Friday. Many say the addition to Oakway Center on Coburg Road has changed the shopping experience. On Oct. 10 of last year, people were lining up to get their hands on some Nordstrom products. So, you would think the foot traffic would have escalated for … Continue reading »

Pedestrian Crossing How-To Videos

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A┬ánew campaign in Springfield is trying to clear up any confusion about crosswalks. There are two instructional videos that show drivers and pedestrians the difference between the two types of crosswalks. One uses flashing yellow and red lights. Another just yellow. Traffic engineers say each signal is specifically designed for the area … Continue reading »

Duck Basketball Players Accused of Theft

EUGENE, Ore. — Two University of Oregon men’s basketball players are accused of shoplifting from the Market of Choice on Franklin Boulevard in Eugene last month. Police say a grocery store employee caught Elgin Cook and Jalil Abdul-Bassit, both 21, stealing food on the afternoon of September 12. Officers responded and the two men were … Continue reading »

Car Hits Deer on I-5 Near Creswell

Near CRESWELL, Ore. — Oregon State Police is warning drivers to watch out for wildlife on I-5. A driver spotted a deer in the southbound lanes near Creswell just after 8 p.m. Friday. The driver tried to slow down but the deer ran across the interstate and hit the car head on. A following SUV … Continue reading »

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