Neighbors to Discuss Cell Phone Towers

EUGENE, Ore. — A public meeting over a controversial cell tower in southeast Eugene will be held Thursday night. AT&T is looking to install a tower disguised as a tree, called a mono-pine, at Crossfire Ministries on Amazon Drive. The forum is on the topic of locating cell phone towers in residential neighbors, who should … Continue reading »

California Suffering Exceptional Drought

(CNN) — The Golden State is dry. According to a study from NASA, California needs roughly 11 trillion gallons of rain to survive its extreme drought. That’s enough water to fill 17 million Olympic swimming pools. Officials say the situation is so dire, the flooding that struck the state earlier this year barely made a … Continue reading »

Dogs Help Build Reading Confidence

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — There’s a great opportunity at the Springfield Library to help your child build reading confidence. Next week, children will start reading to Forman, a 2-year-old Shiba. He’s a therapy dog. Children and their families are encouraged to sign up to read to him. Time slots are every 15 minutes. Organizers say reading … Continue reading »

Robbery Suspect Info Released

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are asking for the public’s help to find a man who allegedly robbed a Little Caesars Pizza in south Eugene. Police say Little Caesars Pizza, located at 1711 Willamette Street, was robbed on Monday, Dec. 15, at 8 p.m. They say the suspect had a handgun and fled with cash. Police this … Continue reading »

US, Cuba Negotiations Get Mixed Reaction

(CNN) — Thursday morning for the first time in five years Alan Gross woke up a free man. The former Cuban prisoner flew back to the United States as part of a deal between the two nations. But not everyone is happy about the negotiations that brought Gross and another American back home. “We will … Continue reading »

US to Name Sony Hackers

(CNN) — There’s been a major development in the Sony hacking case. U.S. investigators have determined hackers working for North Korea were behind the cyber attack, and an announcement could come as soon as Thursday. This move from the federal government comes after the decision Wednesday from Sony to pull the Christmas Day release of … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Missing Noti Woman Found Safe

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — A missing Noti woman was found safe Wednesday night. Thirty-eight y 38-year-old Candida Green’s mother says she was last seen on Nov. 27, which prompted the Lane County Sheriff’s Office to issue a missing person report. Investigators say Green was located Wednesday night.

Allard Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

EUGENE, Ore. — One of two well known brothers facing several sex crime charges was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday. Jody and Jacky Allard are each facing 20 counts of encouraging child sex abuse, after investigators say they found pornographic images on their computers in March. They fled the state and were arrested … Continue reading »

Sony Cancels Movie Premiere

CORVALLIS, Ore. — After a series of hacks and threats against Sony Pictures, the company has decided to pull its Christmas Day release of the movie, “The Interview.” The latest threat against Sony Pictures warns that any theater planning to show the movie could face a September 11th-like attack. Carmike Cinemas was the first to … Continue reading »

Log Truck Crashes near I-5

EUGENE, Ore. — A log truck driver is recovering after rolling his vehicle Wednesday afternoon. It happened at about 1 p.m. on Exit 194A just off I-5. That’s the interchange for I-105. Oregon State Police troopers say the truck rolled over on the exit ramp. Witnesses told them speed was a factor. “It would appear … Continue reading »

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