OSU Dorms Evacuated After Bomb Threat

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University students are safely back in their residence halls after they were temporarily evacuated after a bomb threat. Thousands of students were evacuated around 7:15 pm Thursday evening from their dorm rooms, after the OSU Department of Public Safety says it received a call from an unidentified caller threatening there … Continue reading »

Police Investigate 7-Year-Old’s Death

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis Police are investigating the death of a seven-year-old boy, but are not able to say if the death is criminal in any way. Police say a woman called 911 just after 9:30 am on Friday morning, saying her 7-year-old son had died. Police responded to their home on the 1700 block … Continue reading »

Scholarship House to Open at UO

EUGENE, Ore. — The Evans Scholars Foundation, sponsored by the Western Golf Association, announced Wednesday that it is opening a scholarship house on the University of Oregon campus. This project will join 14 other universities nationwide, but will be the only one of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. Jaira Chaffee has always loved the … Continue reading »

Deadly Crash on Hwy 228

BROWNSVILLE, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a 16-year-old girl was killed in a two-vehicle crash along HWy 228 – two miles east of Brownsville. Police say she was driving with her mother westbound on 228 when she crossed the center line and was struck by an eastbound tow truck. OSP says the girl’s mother … Continue reading »

Ruiz Fires Eugene City Prosecutor

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene City Manager Jon Ruiz has fired City Prosecutor Dan Barkovic, a city spokesperson confirmed Wednesday. City spokeswoman Jan Bohman told KEZI 9 News his termination is due to his recent arrest for DUII and his refusal to take a Breathalyzer┬átest. He has not been charged with any crimes. He was previously … Continue reading »

Thousands Affected by Power Outage

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. —┬áSpringfield and surrounding areas saw a widespread power outage early Thursday morning. Between 11,000 and 12,000 Springfield Utility Board customers were affected by the outage. According to SUB, lightning caused the transmission failure. Crews worked to correct the problem, which affected the areas of Mohawk and Jasper. The first calls of the outage … Continue reading »

River Road Murderer to be Sentenced

EUGENE, Ore. — A Lane County man who pleaded guilty to murder is scheduled to be sentenced to for his crimes Wednesday. Robert Baimbridge will appear in Lane County Circuit Court. Baimbridge pleaded guilty last Friday to killing Moji Tholl in October of last year near River Road in Eugene and then setting fire to … Continue reading »

FBI Unveils Pictures of Bombing Suspects

BOSTON — The FBI revealed what the suspects in the Boston Marathon Bombings look like, but agents need the public’s help to find out who the men are. One of the suspects is believed to have planted the devices near the finish line of the race. Agents say both suspects are considered armed and extremely … Continue reading »

Texas Fertilizer Plant Explodes

UPDATE: Texas authorities confirm between 5 to 15 dead in the fertilizer plant explosion. More than 180 injured. WEST, Texas — An explosion at a fertilizer plant has injured dozens of people and sent flames leaping into the night sky. The plant was about 19 miles north of Waco. The explosion could be seen and … Continue reading »

Ducks to Announce Head Coach at 1PM

EUGENE, Ore. — After losing head coach Chip Kelly to the Philadelphia Eagles earlier in the week the University of Oregon’s football program is set to enter the headlines once again. They will be announcing their new head football coach today at 1:00 PM. KEZI 9 News will air the coverage of the press conference … Continue reading »

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