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. Woman Accused of Faking Cancer Arrested — September 13, 2014
  2. Florence Woman Dies in Crash — September 13, 2014
  3. Thurston Cell Phone Tower Catches Fire — September 13, 2014
  4. Duck Fans Prepare for Early Kickoff — September 12, 2014
  5. UO Modifies Student Code — September 12, 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

Girl Found Unresponsive in Bathtub

WINSTON, Ore. — Winston police are scrambling to find answers as to how an 11-year-old died in a bathtub. It happened Tuesday night after her first day of middle school. Police are calling this an unusual case. They say Jaida Wimberly-Olinger is described as a normal, healthy and happy girl. Crews responded to the family’s … Continue reading »

Eugene Man Hospitalized After House Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation after the home he was in caught fire Saturday evening. Neighbors called 911 when they started to smell smoke in the area. Crews responded to the home at the intersection of Linda Ave. and Norkenzie Rd. around 7:30. A man, who … Continue reading »

Cottage Grove High School Vandalized

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Cottage Grove High School officials say it could take weeks to fix the vandalism that hit them overnight. Fortunately, surveillance video obtained Friday could help the school district identify the culprits. School staff was just hoping to work on some finishing touches with school starting next week, but that all got … Continue reading »

Downtown Sidewalks for Walking Only

EUGENE, Ore. — Starting Aug. 29, if you are biking or skateboarding in downtown Eugene, you better keep your wheels on the streets. The sidewalks in the heart of downtown are now for walking only. There used to be a zone where skateboarders couldn’t use the sidewalks and a zone where bicyclists couldn’t use the … Continue reading »

Officer Shoots Woman After Pursuit

ALBANY, Ore. — A Springfield officer shot a woman just outside Albany after she led police on an early morning chase. The woman, from Springfield, is in the hospital listed in critical condition. It all started in Springfield when police officers spotted a stolen SUV. The driver of the SUV, Amanda Gatewood, led them on … Continue reading »

Shop with a Cop

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Target was probably one of the safest places to be Thursday morning.  Twenty three kids got escorted down the school supplies aisle by their own personal police officer. Officers from Oregon State Police, Springfield, Eugene, Cottage Grove and Junction City took part.  It was the first fundraiser put on by “Sisters … Continue reading »

Prohibiting Police Profiling

EUGENE, Ore. — Overnight chaos escalated on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. The city continues to be the scene of nightly protests after the death of a teenager, Michael Brown. The unarmed 18-year-old was killed by police during a confrontation Saturday, and the arrests of protestors and several journalists is only fueling the fiery protests. … Continue reading »

Festival of Eugene Donation Retracted

EUGENE, Ore. — Just when Festival of Eugene organizers thought the event was a go, they say a $10,000 donation was taken away. Now the group is scrambling to make up the money by their deadline, which is in three days. “It was incredibly disappointing,” said Krysta Albert, Festival of Eugene producer. They want to … Continue reading »

Team in Eugene During Hurricane Warning

EUGENE, Ore. — People in Hawaii are bracing for a hurricane. It’s is expected to make landfall Thursday night. While many people around the country are worried about travel plans, a Hawaiian baseball team, visiting Eugene, has their heads in the game. The team is competing in the Northwest Regional Tournament at North Eugene’s Swede … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Deadly Bike Crash

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are trying to figure what happened leading up to the death of a bicyclist Wednesday night. The 33-year old Springfield man was found severely injured in the middle of a street in West Eugene. It happened near South Danebo and 11th Avenue around 11:30 p.m. A witness called police after … Continue reading »

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