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 »

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 »

Possible Cougar Sighting at Eugene Park

EUGENE, Ore. – Eugene Police responded to Maurie Jacobs Park Friday morning after someone reported seeing a cougar. The caller told 9-1-1 they saw the cougar and its cub near the play area of nearby Parkside Community Preschool. Police officers were not able to locate or confirm the sighting. A Game Warden from Oregon State Police … Continue reading »

Traffic Alert: One Lane Open on HWY 138W

SUTHERLIN, Ore. — One lane of Highway 138W is open at mile post 17, about 8 miles west of Sutherlin. There was a single vehicle crash in the area that knocked down power lines Friday morning. ODOT says driver can expect some traffic delays as utility crews restore downed power lines. Drivers can also detour … Continue reading »

Donor Gives $400K for Homeless Camp

EUGENE, Ore. — A massive donation by a mystery donor, now area homeless have hope for a new home. Someone stepped forward with a $400,000 donation to buy land and establish a permanent homeless camp. Mary Broadhurst is a local attorney. She’s working with the anonymous donor. She says the intent of the donation is … Continue reading »

Optimistic Job Seekers Attend LCC Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — The new jobs report is out, and it looks like the economy is steadily getting stronger. Lane Community College held its annual Job Fair Thursday. Coordinator’s say the event is put on to help students and community members meet local employers in the area, with the goal of starting a career right … Continue reading »

McKenzie-Willamette Workers Picket

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Workers from a local hospital took to the picket line Thursday, demanding better jobs and health care. In front of the McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield, the workers, from all parts of the hospital, say the hospital continues to post significant profits, yet recently laid off workers. They claim the hospital is … Continue reading »

US Bank in Albertsons Robbed

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are trying to find a man suspected of robbing the U.S. Bank inside Albertsons on Royal Avenue. They say at about 4:22 p.m. Thursday, a white man in his early 50s went to the bank and used a note to steal cash and left eastbound on foot. Police say he … Continue reading »

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