Police Investigating Death In Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Police found the body of a 27-year-old man in the backyard of a house on the 1100 block of Woodside Drive. Officers say the man didn’t live in the house but they won’t release who he is or what they think happened. All the unknowns combined with this Saturday morning’s hectic scene … Continue reading »

Thousands of Kids Hunt for Easter Eggs

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A little rain didn’t stop more than 1,000 kids from hunting for Easter eggs filled with prizes during Willamalane’s annual Megga Hunt. Around 1500 kids took part in the hunt Saturday morning. Willamalane divided the kids into different age categories and every few minutes a different group of kids started looking for … Continue reading »

Bethel Recycling Round Up

EUGENE, Ore. — Students and teachers collected tons of recyclables at the annual Bethel recycling round-up Saturday. People brought anything from electronics to mattresses and even vacuum cleaners to Willamette High School. The electronics will go to Next Step Electronics, and a whole truck full of household items will be headed to St. Vincent De … Continue reading »

Man Robs Downtown Off the Waffle

EUGENE, Ore. — Police responded to a robbery at Off The Waffle just before 8:00 p.m. Friday night. Police said a man walked up to the counter with a note and demanded money. He also said he had a gun. A worker handed the man money out of the cash register. He then took off … Continue reading »

Shooting on Buff Way

UPDATE: Two people have been taken into custody, but were not in handcuffs. EUGENE, Ore. — A body was found in the backyard of a home on Buff Way, near Cal Young Road. Calls came in around 7 a.m. reporting shots fired. Eugene and Springfield police say the scene is not secured and the suspect(s) … Continue reading »

Boy Challenges Councilors to Camp

EUGENE, Ore. — A 10-year-old with terminal cancer takes on the Eugene City Council. The homeless advocate’s been meeting and feeding area homeless for the past few months. With a loaded backpack, Keegan Keppner strolled through the streets of downtown. He’s simulating what it might be like to be homeless and living on the streets … Continue reading »

Opening Statements Begin in Murder Trial

EUGENE, Ore. — The courtroom was full Friday morning as Lane County Deputy District Attorney David Schwartz began his opening statements. Schwartz painted a picture of a mother who quickly became concerned about her son when he didn’t come home or call on August 3rd, of 2012. He said Rose Gutierrez knew her son 22 year-old … Continue reading »

Linn County Dispensary Moratorium Passes

LEBANON, Ore. – A medical marijuana dispensary in Lebanon is closing its doors at the end of the month after the Linn County Board of Commissioners passed a one-year moratorium. Going Green Compassion Center, which has more than 1,000 customers, has been operating for over a year as a private cooperative club in Lebanon, and … Continue reading »

Man Arrested on 39 Counts ID Theft

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Corvallis Police arrested a 23-year-old man on Thursday for multiple charges, including 39 counts of identity theft. Police say initially, investigators received a warrant to search Douglas Von Euen’s home after they say he assaulted his ex-girlfriend. “In the process of executing that search warrant, they discovered 39 driver’s licenses that belonged … Continue reading »

Local Students to Hike with Top Official

EUGENE, Ore. — A high ranking member of President Obama’s cabinet is joining some Eugene students on a special hike this weekend. Students at the Network Charter School in Eugene have been taking a national parks class. Their field trip to Crater Lake just got a lot more interesting. Network Charter School students have spent the … Continue reading »

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