Homeless Campers Cited

EUGENE, Ore. — A number of homeless campers faced citations Wednesday morning as Eugene Police cleared a camp on 6th avenue. EPD says homeless campers have been at the site behind the federal courthouse for weeks. About a week ago it issued a notice to vacate the area. Around nine people received citations for refusing … Continue reading »

EPD Warns About Growing Number of Scams

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police sent out an alert Wednesday about a growing problem, scams. Slick criminals have been duping people out of money over the phone or online. These scams range from automated voices claiming to be from the IRS, to a person asking for donations for a good cause. Law enforcement is asking … Continue reading »

Killcullen’s Killer in Treatment

PENDLETON, Ore. — Nearly three years later, Eugene Police Officer Chris’ Kilcullen’s killer remains outside a jail cell. Attorneys argue that severe mental illness wouldn’t allow Cheryl Kidd to aid and assist in her own criminal trial, but she was recently transferred out of the Oregon State Hospital in Salem to a secure residential treatment … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Riley, Banker and Brennan

CORVALLIS, Ore.–Oregon State’s Mike Riley, Mark Banker and Brent Brennan discuss moving on from the Beavers’ upset win over Arizona State, the challenge that Washington presents and the motivation this week after a “humiliating” loss to the Huskies last year. Oregon State Head Coach Mike Riley: Oregon State Defensive Coordinator Mark Banker: Oregon State Wide … Continue reading »

Rain and Warmer Weather Returns Today

Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: Temperatures Wednesday morning were about 10 degrees warmer than the previous four mornings which still put us at 31° in Eugene. The “cold snap” is officially over with warmer air, cloud cover and rain on the way. The high pressure which has kept us dry and clear is slowly breaking … Continue reading »

Panhandler’s Paradise: Part 1

EUGENE, Ore. — You see them at every major intersection in Eugene–men and women holding cardboard signs asking for money, food, work. Some are friendly, some less so, but most of them are no stranger to the lifestyle. “I’ve been doing this for a couple of years, but I’ve been spare changing people for a … Continue reading »

Public Support for Police Departments

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — While police across the country are preparing for possible trouble in Ferguson, officers say they don’t expect anything like that locally. Springfield police say they work every single day to have a good relationship with the community to prevent this kind of reaction. The Springfield Police Department says maintaining public support is … Continue reading »

Vigil Held in Eugene to Support Ferguson

EUGENE, Ore. — Missouri is bracing for the grand jury decision in connection with the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. As the world awaits that decision, groups are taking part in protests and vigils around the globe. Eugene is no exception. Residents held a vigil at the Unitarian Universalist Church for peace and justice. … Continue reading »

TrackTown USA Focuses on Upcoming Events

EUGENE, Ore. — The race to land the 2019 IAAF World Championships has come to an end. Doha, Qatar came out on top, winning the bid over Barcelona, Spain and Eugene. Residents are still proud of Eugene and that the IAAF is still going to stay busy with future events in Oregon. “It’s unfortunate because … Continue reading »

Corvallis Singer Goes Big

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis native is making a big name for himself, after one of his songs was recently picked up by the largest radio station in North America. You may have heard “The Good Life” by Jackson Michelson on local country stations. A few weeks ago, SiriusXM: The Highway picked up the single. … Continue reading »

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