EPD Sex Assault Suspect Search Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — The search continues for a suspect accused of sexually assaulting a woman Tuesday night in a busy area of Eugene. Eugene Police say the incident happened just before 6 p.m. near the 7-Eleven and Baja Fresh on Coburg Road. A young woman was walking to her car when the man approached her … Continue reading »

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 »

Restaurant Opens in Old Train Depot

CORVALLIS, Ore. — There’s some good news for pasta lovers in Corvallis. The Old Spaghetti Factory opened its doors to the public Wednesday. The restaurant had a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the morning, then opened for business for lunch. The building is an old train depot on the Willamette River where­ Michael’s Landing and Terminus used … 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 »

Black Friday Shoppers Shop Online

EUGENE, Ore. — More people will do their Black Friday shopping from the comfort of their own homes this year. A study by Bankrate.com found that 40 percent of Americans plan to shop on Black Friday. Of those who will shop, 28 percent will head to stores and the rest will go online. It’s mostly … Continue reading »

PacificSource Hosts Insurance Workshops

EUGENE, Ore. — Health insurance sign-up is under way. PacificSource Health Plans just launched a statewide campaign called ‘Get Out, Get Covered” where you can get individual answers to your questions. You can find out if you’re eligible for a tax credit or explore plans and costs. Also, you can learn how to enroll, renew, … Continue reading »

Crews Share Remodel Plan for Bridge

FLORENCE, Ore. – Residents can learn more about the remodel plan in place for the Siuslaw Bridge. Members of the team working on the project to protect, restore and improve the safety of the historic Florence bridge will explain the details of their project. It is set to begin in 2015 and expected to last … Continue reading »

School Bus vs. Log Truck Crash

EUGENE, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a crash Wednesday morning involving a school bus and log truck. LCSO says the school bus was on its way to Irving Elementary School, heading west on Irvington Drive, and the log truck was heading north on Prairie Road. The crash happened at … Continue reading »

EPD Searches for Robbery Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. – Eugene Police is investigating a robber at the 76 gas station on 6th Avenue Tuesday. EPD says around 9:56 p.m. a suspect approached an employee, displayed a gun, and demanded money from the register. The suspect was described as 6-feet-tall, medium build, wearing dark pants, a red hood, and red bandanna over … Continue reading »

Lane County Gives Free Tdap Immunization

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County Public Health will administer 500 free Tdap vaccines at the Charnelton Clinic, Friday. “Vaccinations are very important in preventing outbreaks as they promote herd immunity, and when you get the Tdap shot you are actually protecting yourself and the community from three diseases at once,” said Dr. Patrick Luedtke, Lane … Continue reading »

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