At Least One Dead in Hwy 99E Crash

HALSEY, Ore. — Troopers are investigating a deadly crash on Highway 99E, about a mile south of Halsey. The wreck was Monday night and included three cars. Troopers say it started as a head-on crash. That’s when the driver of the third car smashed into one of the involved cars. One person was killed, four … Continue reading »

East Coast Storm Strands Local Traveler

Philadelphia, PA. — The east coast storm is having a nationwide impact including for people from Eugene. Eugene resident Jeannie Snyder flew out to Philadelphia to celebrate her grandson’s 1st birthday and has been visiting for a couple of weeks. She says her flight home Tuesday was cancelled Saturday in anticipation of the storm. She … Continue reading »

School District to Put Out Bond Measure

YONCALLA, Ore. — A Douglas County School District is moving forward with a school bond measure on the November ballot. “We’ve got to come up with a plan with the community and the board to build this school,” said bond supporter Robert Adkisson. Those were Adkisson’s last words, spoken at a Yoncalla School District board … Continue reading »

Earthquake Anniversary Marks 315 Years

EUGENE, Ore. — Jan. 26 marks the anniversary of the last Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. It shook the Pacific Northwest 315 years ago. Scientists say the next big one could strike Oregon at any time and will likely be 9.0 or higher. Emergency preparedness officials say you always should have an emergency kit ready that … Continue reading »

Man Sentenced for Park Rape

EUGENE, Ore. — A former Eugene resident will spend more than six years in prison for raping a 12-year-old girl. Anthony Meredith, 22, pleaded guilty to raping the girl at Alton Baker Park during a game of hide and seek in 2008. A sketch was released at the time of the assault, but Meredith wasn’t … Continue reading »

Man Convicted in Fatal Stabbing

REEDSPORT, Ore. — A Reedsport man was convicted of second-degree manslaughter for the 2013 stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend. That was the verdict handed down by a Roseburg jury against Michael Lee Corrie. Corrie was facing murder and first-degree manslaughter, but his defense team argued the stabbing was self-defense. Police say Corrie told … Continue reading »

Local Drivers Love Falling Gas Prices

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Gas prices just keep falling, and local drivers couldn’t be happier. At the ARCO station on Gateway Street in Springfield Monday afternoon, a gallon of regular unleaded there was $1.95. Some drivers said they’ve been hitting the road more often because of the lower prices. Others were just relieved. Right now the … Continue reading »

UO’s Straub Hall Reopens

EUGENE, Ore. — More than one year of construction is a step closer to wrapping up, as Straub Hall on the University of Oregon campus opens its doors for the first time since fall 2013. The $44 million project broke ground in fall of 2013, and it was broken down to two different objectives. Although … Continue reading »

Smoke Alarm Campaign

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– Home fires are the biggest threat facing families in Oregon. In 2012, home fires in Oregon killed more people than Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy and 2011 tornadoes. The American Red Cross launched a nationwide campaign to make sure families have working smoke alarms. Volunteers will visit communities┬áthat are at a higher risk of … Continue reading »

What You Need to Know About Measles

EUGENE, Ore. — The measles are now in 11 states, and many people fear it will spread. The CDC is warning even those who have been vaccinated may not be safe. We had the chance to talk with ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Richard Besser, about measles and what you need to know. Click … Continue reading »

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