Jessica Debbas

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Name: Jessica Debbas
Date registered: April 16, 2012


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. César Chávez Students Donate Food — November 21, 2014
  2. OSP Responds to Fatal Crash On Hwy 99 — November 21, 2014
  3. Crowd Watches Immigration Announcement — November 20, 2014
  4. UO Receives $50 Million Donation — November 13, 2014
  5. Whiteaker Thanksgiving Turkeys Delivered — November 13, 2014

Most commented posts

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

Author's posts listings

Man Sentenced for Robbery, Shooting

EUGENE, Ore. — A man accused of a robbery and shooting at a west Eugene marijuana grow site will spend 15 years in prison. This happened in 2011 in the Bethel area. Police say 24-year-old Matthew Ogletree and another person broke into a home, tied up a man with zip ties, and then encountered a … Continue reading »

Fugitive Captured in Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. — For at least 20 years, a man was allegedly hiding from New York State Police in Lane County. Now he’s facing extradition back to the East Coast. “It’s certainly unusual to have someone stay under the radar for that long,” said Sgt. Carrie Carver, Lane County Sheriff’s Office. But 72-year old John … Continue reading »

Uber Controversy Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene is telling the popular smart phone app Uber to hit the brakes and stop operating until the company meets a list of regulations, but the ride-sharing company says it’ll continue operating until rules change. The city says it will fine Uber drivers for operating in Eugene. But we … Continue reading »

High School Holds Mock Election

EUGENE, Ore. — They aren’t even allowed to vote yet, but students at South Eugene High School are already diving into their civic duty. For the first time, the school held a mock election for the general election, so they aren’t expecting as big of a turnout. They’re voting on the races for governor, Senate … Continue reading »

Tree Falls on Car, Woman Injured

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — Police say a 40-foot pine tree blew onto the hood of a car on Highway 230 in southeast Douglas County Saturday morning. The Grants Pass woman driving the car lost control and struck another pine tree off the highway. Kristen Daniels, 42, went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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 »

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