Council to Explore Marijuana Sales Tax

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield may be well positioned to make some green if voters approve the legalization of pot come November. Councilors will explore a marijuana tax at its meeting on Monday. A city spokesman says this is all about preparation, instead of having the discussion after the vote. He warns there are a lot … Continue reading »

Police Remind About School Bus Safety

EUGENE, Ore. — The school year is still young, but drivers in Eugene are failing to break some old habits, including failing to stop for bus safety lights. In the last two weeks, Eugene police have pulled over several drivers for failing to stop and remaining stopped while the red safety lights are flashing on … Continue reading »

Family Suspects Watermelon as Culprit

LEBANON, Ore. — The family of an Oregon girl who died from E. coli believes the infection could be traced back to watermelon. While that hasn’t been confirmed, there are things you can do to protect yourself. Serena Profitt and two other children got sick after they reportedly ate watermelon from a Lebanon Walmart. Health … Continue reading »

Donations Pour in for Boles Fire Victims

EUGENE, Ore. — Sometimes when you watch the news and see destruction in another part of the country, you feel helpless. But Jessica and Will Hammond didn’t let the distance keep them from bringing assistance to Weed, California. Walmart’s overflow parking lot spilled over with something other than cars Friday morning. The Hammonds didn’t even … Continue reading »

EPD Sex Sting Catches 8

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police made at least one arrest Friday in their latest sting, trying to crack down on Internet crimes against children. This summer, starting in July, the Eugene Police Street Crimes Team and Special Investigations Unit teamed up for an online sexual corruption of a minor enforcement effort. As of Friday morning, … Continue reading »

Interview: How to Prevent Property Crime

EUGENE, Ore. — We are still seeing a majority of unsecured homes, either unlocked, or open, and some that are occupied. Stolen property continues to be electronics such as cell phones, laptops, tablets, gaming systems, cash, purses/wallets and jewelry. The Eugene Police Department gave us some tips on how you can prevent property crime in … Continue reading »

Downtown Corvallis Hotel Plans Change

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Plans for a Hyatt Hotel in downtown Corvallis have fallen through – but potentially not forever. The developers of the property on the corner of Southwest First Street and Adams Avenue recently sold the land. In July, developers proposed a plan to partner with the City of Corvallis in order to pay … Continue reading »

Goodell Takes Questions on NFL Conduct

(CNN) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the NFL’s recent problems with domestic violence. The announcement comes on the same day the president launches a new campaign to combat sexual assault at colleges and universities. A White House official infers the NFL needs to “get a handle” on the problem. Meanwhile, the Pentagon is also … Continue reading »

Russian Company Buys Pabst Brewing

(CNN) — An iconic American beer maker will soon belong to a Russian brewer. Russian-based Oasis beverages says it’s signed a deal to acquire Pabst Brewing Company. Pabst owns a number of well-known American beer brands, including Pabst Blue Ribbon, Old Milwaukee, Schlitz and the Malt Liquor Colt 45. Oasis didn’t reveal the terms of … Continue reading »

Company Cited for Boston Fire

BOSTON — A huge fire that killed two Boston firefighters earlier this year is being blamed on a Massachusetts Welding Company. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) found D & J Ironworks didn’t follow safety precautions, and that led to the deadly fire on March 26. In a news release, the agency said the … Continue reading »

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