Jury Debates Death Penalty for Arias

(CNN) — An Arizona jury is deliberating on whether 34-year-old Jodi Arias should live or die in the 2008 murder of her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander. The jury began deliberating Wednesday afternoon. Arias was convicted in 2013 in the death of Travis Alexander. That jury couldn’t agree on life or death. If this new jury can’t … Continue reading »

Parents Say Son Was Shamed for Tardiness

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass School District Office received dozens of calls Wednesday from parents concerned about the bullying of one particular student. The mother and father of a 6-year-old boy said their son is being shamed and punished in front of his peers for something that is completely out of his control. … Continue reading »

Fundraisers for Springfield Family

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — There are two fundraisers going on this weekend to help the family of the three young children killed in Springfield. Figaro’s Pizza, which is located near the crash scene on 54th and Main, says everyone at the restaurant offers their deepest condolences, and they’ll continue to donate 20 percent of all their … Continue reading »

3 Arrested After Crashing into Brewery

EUGENE, Ore. — A police chase ended in the arrest of three people, accused of crashing into a Eugene brewery Wednesday afternoon. The chased started in Springfield after officers found people wanted for recent theft cases. The driver took off. She tried to turn onto Hilyard Street but realized it was a one-way street. The … Continue reading »

High Heels For High Hopes

EUGENE, Ore.– It was a packed house as models strutted their stuff on the catwalk for a good cause. On Wednesday night, 20 business leaders took the runway at Kendall Toyota of Eugene for the 3rd annual High Heels For High Hopes fashion show. The fundraiser raises money for March of Dimes. “I just think it’s … Continue reading »

LCC Monitoring Meningitis

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane Community College is on alert after the bacterial infection, meningococcemia, killed a University of Oregon student. LCC says there are no links between the cases at UO and LCC at this time, but administrators are monitoring the infection very closely. They are working with Lane County Public Health and keeping in constant … Continue reading »

Ducks End Long Losing Streak Against Cal

Courtesy: University of Oregon Athletics BERKELEY, Calif.  – Joseph Young scored 25 points, Dwayne Benjamin had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Oregon pulled away in the second half to beat California 80-69 on Wednesday night, ending a seven-year losing streak against the Golden Bears. Elgin Cook added 17 points for the Ducks (21-8, 11-5 … Continue reading »

Emotional Vigil Honors 3 Children

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — It was an emotional night along Main Street Wednesday as hundreds of people honored three children at a roadside vigil. Four-year-old Tyler Hudson, 5-year-old Mckenzie Hudson, and 8-year-old John Day were all killed as they tried to cross Main Street with their mother. Her recovery continues. Parents held tight to their children … Continue reading »

Mapleton: From Wreck to Recovery

MAPLETON, Ore. — It’s been nearly four months since two Mapleton High School students died in a crash on Highway 126. It hasn’t been easy for Mapleton. The close-knit community is still hurting from the loss of 17-year-old Abby Boydston and 16-year-old Weston Bowman. While it still stings, the town is trying to find normalcy, … Continue reading »

Father Discusses Son’s Struggles

PLEASANT HILL, Ore. — Ron Spooner says a very private struggle his family has been dealing with for years became very public Tuesday morning when his son got in an altercation, drove erratically down the highway ramming cars, and led troopers on a pursuit. Spooner says his son Ryan was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when … Continue reading »

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