OSP Responds to Fatal Crash On Hwy 99

Correction from video: Police say the Toyota Tacoma was heading northbound not southbound. EUGENE, Ore. (UPDATE: 4:00 p.m.) — Highway 99 has reopened south of Junction City after it was closed for hours while police were investigating a deadly crash. It happened just before 7 a.m. Friday on Highway 99 north of Mill Iron Road. … Continue reading »

Newport Murder Case Continues

NEWPORT, Ore. — A woman accused of throwing her son off the Yaquina Bay Bridge will undergo a mental evaluation before her case proceeds in court. Jillian McCabe, 34, was arrested earlier this month after police say she killed her son, 6-year-old London McCabe, by throwing him off the bridge in Newport. On Thursday, she … Continue reading »

Crowd Watches Immigration Announcement

EUGENE, Ore. — Throughout the state Thursday night crowds gathered to watch President Barack Obama’s immigration announcement. “They have to drive. They have to go to work. They have to take the kids to school. They have to go to church, but many of them are looking over their shoulders,” said Juan Carlos Valle, LULAC … Continue reading »

Profits of Panhandling: Part 2

On Tuesday we showed you the first half of our special two-part report on panhandling in Eugene. In our conclusion, we look at how much panhandling pays and who’s actually doing it. KEZI 9 News morning anchor Bob Schaper got a firsthand look at the profits of panhandling. EUGENE, Ore. — If you ever try … Continue reading »

Community to Facility Privileges

PENDLETON, Ore. — Cheryl Kidd, the woman who shot and killed Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen currently calls a secure residential treatment facility in Pendleton home. Despite protests from Kilcullen’s friends and family, Kidd was transferred there last month. They’re not the only ones with concerns about the care she and her housemates are receiving … Continue reading »

Springfield Teachers Awarded Grants

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Some educators got some surprises in the Springfield School District Thursday. The Springfield Education Foundation’s (SEF) Grant Givers Bus stopped at 13 schools and passed out 22 awards to teachers and faculty members, $32,000 in all. KEZI 9 News Anchor Matt Templeman was honored to help deliver the awards. Science teacher Leslie … Continue reading »

Obama to Unveil Immigration Plan

Click here at 5 p.m. to watch President Obama’s speech live. (CNN) — President Barack Obama is getting ready to deliver a speech Thursday night, where he plans to unveil executive action on immigration. “What I’m going to be laying out is the things that I can do with my lawful authority as president,” Obama … Continue reading »

Sheriff’s Office Community Meetings

LANE COUNTY, Ore.– The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce a new round of Community Awareness Meetings beginning November 20, 2014. Sheriff Tom Turner will be visiting communities within Lane County to hear about the issues and concerns facing each individual area and to answer questions. We will be discussing the positive impacts … Continue reading »

Uber Fined

EUGENE, Ore — The app-based ride sharing company Uber is picking up some flack along with its fares. Wednesday the city of Eugene fined Uber $2,000 for operating without a city public passenger vehicle license. Uber driver Brenda Laird says she needs the job. “If I didn’t have this job I don’t know what I … Continue reading »

Inmate Who Died Had Bacterial Infection

ALBANY, Ore. — The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says an inmate who died at the Linn County Jail earlier this week had a bacterial infection. The Sheriff’s Office says 42-year-old Samantha Robinson of Lebanon was arrested on drug-related charges last week. The department says before Lebanon police officers took her to jail, they¬†first took her … Continue reading »

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