Last Good Karma Monday of the Season

EUGENE, Ore. — Monday is the last Good Karma Monday, a fundraiser for local non-profits through the Eugene Emeralds. Monday morning people can go to the Ems ticket office and name their price for a ticket to that night’s game. Half of the money from each ticket will benefit the Relief Nursery, a local non-profit … Continue reading »

Man with Disability Gets Tricycle Stolen

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is asking for your help in finding his tricycle after it was stolen while he was out of town. Evan McClendon is a 21 year old student at the University of Oregon. He suffers from a neuromuscular disorder, causing him to have weak legs and often times walking with … Continue reading »

Simpsons Mural Painting Nearly Complete

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The city of Springfield will be unveiling the highly anticipated Simpson’s mural Monday afternoon, but already crowds are starting to gather to get a sneak peek while the artists put the finishing touches on the project. Monday afternoon, the city of Springfield will have a block party to unveil the mural. The … Continue reading »

Earthquake Hits Northern California

(CNN) — Authorities are assessing the damage after a strong earthquake shook Northern California on Sunday. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 6.0 magnitude struck six miles southwest of Napa. It damaged several buildings, sparked fires and cut off power to thousands of people. A Napa hospital reports treating nearly 90 patients for injuries. … Continue reading »

Animal Hospital Vandalized

EUGENE, Ore. — Vandals struck an animal clinic Saturday night and it was all caught on surveillance video. It all happened at the Santa Clara Animal Hospital on the 2500 block of River Road. The video appears to show two young boys heaving a rock through the front window around 1 a.m. Saturday. The officer … Continue reading »

Electric Car Race Sparks Interest

EUGENE, Ore. — Electric car racers from all over the northwest came to Valley River Center Saturday for the annual Kilowat Klassic on Saturday. Drivers were challenged to design and build the cars to be operated on battery power instead of gasoline. The race featured an adult division and a separate electric car race for … Continue reading »

Festival of Eugene Wraps Up

EUGENE, Ore. — The Festival of Eugene wrapped up Saturday and thousands of people attended the first-year event at Skinner Butte Park. Organizers say having a free event like this for the community to enjoy is important to Eugene’s culture, and with the Eugene Celebration being cancelled earlier this summer, the idea for the festival … Continue reading »

Shooting Hospitalizes One Man

EUGENE, Ore. — One man is in the hospital after he was shot in West Eugene early Saturday morning. Police were called to the shooting on the 4100 block of Fergus Avenue around 4:45 a.m. Saturday.  Investigators say the victim was shot during a dispute at a party. Police arrested the suspect, 22-year-old Brandon Elias … Continue reading »

Shelters React to Animal Abuse Law

MEDFORD, Ore. – Local animal shelters are praising a decision from the state to give animals the same basic protections as humans. Many of the dogs and cats at places like SoHumane are bruised or emaciated from abuse or neglect. Their Executive Director says the decision, which allows police the authority to enter a person’s … Continue reading »

Military Equipment Programs Under Review

FERGUSON, Mo. (CNN) — President Obama is ordering a review of federal programs that allow local law enforcement agencies to buy military equipment. The review comes on the heels of criticism about the heavy, military-style equipment that was brought out in Ferguson, Missouri in response to, at-times, violent protests. A senior administration official says the President has … Continue reading »

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