Pedestrians Call Crossing Main St. Tough

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Pedestrians say it can be tricky to make your way across Main St. even with a pedestrian signal, like the one you see at the 54th St. intersection. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) says it bases the amount of time you get to cross a street on several factors including the … Continue reading »

SPD Says Driver Likely Ran Red Light

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police say the driver involved in a fatal crash was likely running a red light when he entered the crosswalk on 54th and Main Sunday, killing three children and injuring their mother. Brian Antone, Patrol Officer for Springfield Police Department said various witness accounts of the crash indicate that the driver … Continue reading »

1,000 Students Get Meningitis Vaccine

EUGENE, Ore. — A long line of students waited at the clinic set up at Matthew Knight Arena Tuesday to get their meningitis vaccine. The University is recommending every undergraduate student, regardless of age get the vaccine. So far around 1,000 students received the vaccine. For those without insurance, the vaccination will cost around $170, … Continue reading »

Sea Turtle Makes it to SeaWorld

NEWPORT, Ore. —  Tuesday was a big day for an endangered sea turtle, who made it safely from the Oregon Coast Aquarium to SeaWorld in San Diego. Solstice, a 53-pound olive ridley sea turtle, was found washed up on a beach in Washington in December. The aquarium says she was cold-stunned. For the last two months, … Continue reading »

Rain & Snow on the Way

  Chief Meteorologist Marisa Woloszyn’s Forecast: Tuesday Night: Clouds will increase ahead of a weak front. Overnight lows will be slightly warmer than previous nights and in the mid 30s inland and 40s along the Coast. Wednesday: Some drizzle possible along the Coast and in the Willamette Valley in the morning. Otherwise, clouds will increase throughout the … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Anika

EUGENE, Ore. — Our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, Anika, is a 6-year-old Dachshund, Miniature Smooth Haired/Miniature Pinscher mix. If you’re interested in adopting Anika, or any other pet at Greenhill Humane Society, call 541-689-1503 or click here. Click on the video above to learn more about Anika.

Community Members Mourn Children Killed

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Community members are showing their support for the family, all day stopping by with gifts like flowers and teddy bears. Some say they were at the intersection Sunday night and watched as emergency responders worked on scene. They came back to pay their respects a day later, but the emotions were still … Continue reading »

Dog Neglect & Theft Investigation

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of local animal lovers say they saved a dog Friday after a friend saw the animal emaciated in the backyard of a home. Gail Kiefer says when she got the call about the dog, now called Hope, she went to the house near the intersection of Bertelsen and Elmira, called … Continue reading »

Accident Survivor Reacts to Deadly Crash

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A boy who was badly hurt when he was hit by a car in 2013 is speaking about a deadly accident that killed three children Sunday night. In September 2013, Kaleb Oyervides, a 12-year-old Springfield boy, was hit by a car at 51st and Main streets, just a few blocks from Sunday … Continue reading »

OSU Offers Meningococcal Vaccine

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Starting this week, Oregon State University Student Health Services will offer the new Type B meningococcal vaccine. The campus health center is ordering 100 vaccines, available to students interested in getting vaccinated. The first batch should be arriving on Tuesday. “There is concern; students are certainly susceptible,” said Jeffrey Mull, Associate Director … Continue reading »

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