Man Arrested In Domestic Dispute

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man is in custody, accused in a domestic dispute Thursday morning. Police were called to the Lindsay Apartments just after 11:00 a.m. near 5th and Q. They say multiple squad cars were on scene, because the victim reported being hit in the head with a weapon. Police say they recovered … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Sex Abuse of Teenager

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is in jail, accused of sex abuse involving a teenager and police are concerned there could be more victims. Police say this happened on Valentine’s Day in the lobby of a west Eugene restaurant. Investigators will only tell us the victim is a 15-year-old who received unwanted sexual contact … Continue reading »

Restoration Company Concerns

Veneta, Ore. – There is growing concern over an increase in private companies showing up on fire scenes to try to drum up business. Lane Fire Authority said it has happened at least three times. Crews in Marion County said in the past few months, they’ve seen companies arriving on scene, some in the middle … Continue reading »

Man Arrested Following Police Standoff

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police took a man into custody Thursday morning, following a short standoff. The incident happened around 11 a.m. at the Lindsay Apartments near 5th and Q Streets. Police say the situation began as a domestic dispute.  Springfield investigators are expected to release more information later Thursday afternoon. Stay with KEZI 9 … Continue reading »

Near Record Setting Heat Thursday

  METEOROLOGIST MELISSA FREY’S WEATHER DISCUSSION FOR MONDAY 3/24/15: High pressure is back and it’s going to be a warm end to Spring Break! Once we break through the fog this morning, we’ll be under sunny skies through sunset. High temperatures will climb to the low 70s in the Valley, mid 70s in the Umpqua … Continue reading »

Truck Veers Off Beltline Into Yard

EUGENE, Ore. — For the second morning in a row, an alleged drunk driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into private property. The latest incident happened on the Beltline, when a Chevy Pickup swerved into the median and then ricocheted into a backyard in the 500 block of Ruby Ave. This happened around … Continue reading »

Prosecutor: Co-pilot purposely crashed

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) – A French prosecutor says the co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps this week appeared to want to “destroy the plane.” He says the co-pilot was alone at the controls and “intentionally” sent the plane into the doomed descent. Tuesday’s crash in France killed 144 passengers and … Continue reading »

County Health Rankings Released

EUGENE, Ore.– New health rankings are out! Researchers at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Wisconsin Population their annual nationwide, county by county study that gives an overall look at the community’s well being. Among out neighboring counties, Lane County was the only county to move up in the rankings. It came in 16th … Continue reading »

Friends of Civic Stadium Celebrates Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — We’re just days away from the Eugene Civic Alliance’s purchase of Civic Stadium. Friends of Civic Stadium, a partner in the process, celebrated that pending sale of the historic ballpark at Oakshire Brewing Wednesday night. While the Eugene Civic Alliance is heading the purchase, Friends of Civic Stadium have raised $300,000 to … Continue reading »

Benton County Drug and Gambling Response

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A recent study in Benton County says kids are consuming alcohol, doing drugs, and gambling at earlier ages. Kelly Locey, the Adolescent Health Program Coordinator at the Benton County Health Department, says statistics show younger kids are admitting to substance use, which she says is many times related to problem gambling. “More … Continue reading »

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