Fire Displaces South Eugene Residents

EUGENE, Ore. — Several Eugene residents don’t have a place to live Sunday night after an early morning fire destroyed their house in South Eugene. ¬†Two firefighters were also hurt. The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says it’s unsure how many people were living in the house on South Willamette Street when the fire broke out, but … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Deadly Hwy 126 Crash

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Oregon State Police are investigating a deadly crash near Springfield. Troopers say just before 8 p.m. Saturday a car was westbound on Highway 126 when it traveled off the road and hit a tree. They say the driver, Richard Corgain from Eugene, was extracted from the car. The 67-year-old died at the … Continue reading »

Crash Near Bandon Kills 2

BANDON, Ore. — Oregon State Police say speed and alcohol may have been factors in a deadly crash near Bandon. Troopers say just before 8 a.m. Sunday a car driven by 20-year-old Christopher Coney from Coos Bay was southbound on Highway 101 when it traveled off the road and hit several trees. Coney and a … Continue reading »

Man Escapes House Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man is lucky to be alive after escaping a house fire. Fire crews responded to the 5000 block of E St. around 10:40 p.m. Saturday. They say a man woke up in his room to the smell of smoke, and saw flames reaching the ceiling. Firefighters say the man was … Continue reading »

Two Firefighters Injured in House Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says two firefighters were injured and sent to the hospital early Sunday morning, after fighting an extensive house fire in Eugene. The call came in just after 3:00 a.m. for a structure fire on the 1900 block of Willamette Street. When crews arrived they saw the upstairs of … Continue reading »

Arrest Made in Springfield Hit and Run

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – A Veneta woman is in jail, charged in Thursday night’s fatal hit and run in Springfield. Isabel Gloria McDaniel, 30, is charged with felony hit and run and tampering with physical evidence. Police said tips from the public helped investigators track her down. Police say 39-year-old Julio Ortiz and his father, 67-year-old … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Mariota Heisman Speech

New York, NY–Marcus Mariota wins the 2014 Heisman Award at the Best Buy Center on Saturday. Mariota is the first Oregon Duck and the first Polynesian player to win the award. After giving his initial emotional speech, in which he thanked his teammates, his heritage and his family, Mariota continued to answer questions at a … Continue reading »

Local Duck Fans Celebrate Heisman Win

EUGENE, Ore. — On this side of the country, fans are excited the Ducks quarterback will be flying home with the Heisman, making University of Oregon history. The third time’s the charm—Mariota, the third Duck to be a Heisman finalist but the first ever to win. Local fans are feeling the excitement as well and … Continue reading »

Power Out for Thousands

UPDATE — Power has been restored. EUGENE, Ore. — EWEB was reporting major outages starting around 3:15 p.m. Saturday. They said thousands in Eugene were without power. Traffic lights at multiple intersections in the downtown area were out. Eugene Police are asking drivers to treat the intersections like four-way stops.   There is no estimated … Continue reading »

Hundreds Pick Up Toys for Tots Gifts

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Hundreds of people lined up Saturday morning for the annual Toys for Tots giveaway. Families received tickets Friday, but were still lined up at 8:00 a.m. outside the Springfield Armory. Inside, volunteers helped them pick out toys and stocking stuffers, all donations from community toy drives. Many receiving gifts said they’re very … Continue reading »

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