Police Increase DUII Patrols

EUGENE, Ore. — In an effort to protect the community against impaired drivers, the Eugene Police Department will put saturation patrols on the road and search out those driving under the influence. Drivers who suspect dangerous or possible DUII drivers are encouraged to call 911 to support the effort. The targeted DUII enforcement effort is designed to … Continue reading »

Package Theft Prevention Tips

EUGENE, Ore. — With the holidays approaching, Eugene Police want to warn people about the risk of packages being stolen off your doorstep. Police say packages left on your front steps, even for a short time, might be tempting for thieves. They can also show criminals that no one is currently home. Police are offering … Continue reading »

Police Conduct Death Investigation

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Police Department is conducting a death investigation at the Village Inn motel on the 1800 block of Mohawk Blvd. Police say it happened around noon on Sunday, November 23. Police say they’ve identified the victim as 48-year-old Donna Perry. Police say they aren’t releasing any additional information at this time. They don’t … Continue reading »

Residents Agree with Grand Jury Decision

EUGENE, Ore. — Authorities in Ferguson, Missouri are waiting to see what happens next, after the grand jury made the decision not to indict police Officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed unarmed teen Michael Brown. Those in favor of the grand jury’s choice are also speaking out, many of them on social media, saying we … Continue reading »

Groups Oppose Grand Jury Decision

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of people are at Free Speech Plaza Tuesday night in objection to the grand jury’s decision to not charge Officer Wilson. Organizers say they’re rallying for change to the way minorities are treated by police throughout the country and in Eugene. “I wasn’t surprised by the grand jury’s decision. Disappointed? Yes. … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks on Tuesday of Civil War

EUGENE, Oregon – Oregon players and head coach Mark Helfrich talk about the upcoming Civil War game at Oregon State. Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon center Hroniss Grasu: Oregon wide receiver Jonathan Loyd: Oregon linebacker Tony Washington:

Conference Responds to Investigation

EUGENE, Ore. — An adolescent sexuality conference that was held is Seaside is under investigation by the Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies say they’re concerned it teaches kids inappropriate things like like how to perform lap dances and strip teases. On Tuesday, organizers said the conference does address a broad range of issues on how … Continue reading »

Burch’s Donates Shoes to Eugene Mission

EUGENE, Ore. — A shoe store in Eugene is getting the holidays started off on the right foot. Burch’s Shoe Store in Oakway Center won its company’s national contest this year, which means 100 pairs of shoes for those in need this winter at the Eugene Mission. The bulk delivery arrived this week, from Naot … Continue reading »

Eugene City Council Supports Vehicle Fee

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene City Council voted to support Lane County’s effort in sending a vehicle registration fee discussion to the ballot. Monday night, the city council took up the issue. By an 8 to 0 vote, the council approved supporting the referral of a $35 fee to the ballot. The money would be used for … Continue reading »

Woman Hit and Killed by Train

(UPDATE: 3:10 P.M.): The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Shannon Rae Essick. EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department says a woman died after being struck by a train Monday night in Eugene as she was trying to retrieve her dog who ran across the railroad tracks. Police say this happened at about 10 … Continue reading »

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