Fatal Crash on Highway 20 in Albany

UPDATED at 11:15 A.M. ALBANY, Ore. — US Highway 20, the Albany-Corvallis Highway, is now open near NW Scenic Drive in Albany, after a fatal crash Thursday morning. Oregon State Police were called to the scene just before 7:00 a.m. Investigators say a male driver in a ford station wagon traveling westbound was struck head-on by an … Continue reading »

Fiery Crash Kills One on Hwy. 58

NEAR LOWELL, Ore. — A fiery, head-on crash killed one person on Highway 58, about 12 miles east of Pleasant Hill. Troopers say a Dodge pickup driven by a man was eastbound on Highway 58. It crossed the centerline and hit a truck hauling a semi-trailer loaded with computers and tires. OSP says the truck … Continue reading »

Shooting at Seattle Pacific University

SEATTLE — There has been a shooting on the campus of Seattle Pacific University. The Seattle Fire Department says medics are transporting four gunshot victims from the shooting to a nearby hospital. It says the injuries vary from minor to life threatening. Seattle police say the suspect is in custody and there are no outstanding … Continue reading »

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 test. He has not been charged with any crimes. He was previously … Continue reading »

Thousands Affected by Power Outage

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield 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 »

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