EPD Warns of Prize Scam

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene woman listened to her intuition and sniffed out a scam artist who was impersonating a Eugene Police lieutenant. That scammer told the woman she won thousands of dollars but had to pay, before she could get the cash. Eugene Police say the 73-year-old woman did the right thing, verifying the … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week

EUGENE, Ore —  Every Tuesday, Greenhill Humane Society features a pet in need of a forever home on KEZI 9 News Midday at 11 a.m. Janice, a Greenhill volunteer, brought Jacob to the studio this week.  Jacob is a 3-year-old Akita/Border Collie mix.  He came from an overcrowded shelter in California. To learn more about … Continue reading »

Nonprofit Helps Kids With Disabilities

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Dreaming big, that’s what a local nonprofit is doing in hopes of raising money to help local kids with developmental disabilities. Most parents would agree raising kids can at times be challenging. When your little loved ones have developmental disabilities the task at hand gets a little harder. “It’s hard and … Continue reading »

Zoup! Coming to Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. — There will soon be a new option for soup lovers in Corvallis: Zoup! is coming to town. The chain has hundreds of soup recipes, with 12 rotating soups every day. Customers will be able to sample each soup before purchase. The new restaurant is on NW 9th Street in the same parking … Continue reading »

Superintendents Question Education Funds

EUGENE, Ore. — “A substantial setback for Oregon schools.” That was the message delivered in Salem, on behalf of Lane County educators. Superintendents from across the county banded together to craft a letter warning of a lack of education funding. A democratic budget committee approved a $7.3 billion education spending plan. Local superintendents say this … Continue reading »

Spring Break, Spring Fun

EUGENE, Ore. — People were certainly out enjoying the sun Thursday as Eugene hit 70 degrees. Here in the Pacific Northwest when it’s raining we brave the elements and still get out and be active. When it’s sunny — you better believe it, the city is out in droves. As KEZI 9 News Reporter Sarah … Continue reading »

Corvallis Remembers Sixteen-Year-Old

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis Police say a medical condition is to blame for the death of a 16-year-old boy, who was found dead in his Corvallis home Wednesday morning. Crescent Valley High School sent an e-mail to parents on Wednesday, alerting them that sophomore Zach Peters had passed away. Investigators are not able to go … Continue reading »

New Bike Share Program Awarded Grant

EUGENE, Ore. — The City of Eugene is moving forward with a new bike share program to help people get around. The Oregon Transportation Commission approved a grant to fund the project valued at more than $900,000. It will help pay for 28 stations between downtown Eugene, the University of Oregon, and the Whiteaker neighborhood. … Continue reading »

Man Arrested In Domestic Dispute

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man is in custody, accused in a domestic dispute Thursday morning. Police were called to the Lindsay Apartments just after 11:00 a.m. near 5th and Q. They say multiple squad cars were on scene, because the victim reported being hit in the head with a weapon. Police say they recovered … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Sex Abuse of Teenager

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is in jail, accused of sex abuse involving a teenager and police are concerned there could be more victims. Police say this happened on Valentine’s Day in the lobby of a west Eugene restaurant. Investigators will only tell us the victim is a 15-year-old who received unwanted sexual contact … Continue reading »

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