Students Reacting to Sexual Assault

EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon students are reacting to a reported sexual assault near campus. University of Oregon Police sent out a crime alert Thursday to students about a sexual assault that happened at the Pioneer Cemetery. Students we spoke with say the word on campus is to stay away from the area at night. UOPD … Continue reading »

Council Considers New Rest Stop Spot

EUGENE, Ore. — After the closure of the controversial homeless camp Whoville and the rejection of a new site near The Science Factory, some city councilors think they’ve found a decent place for a new city-approved homeless site. That site is near the BMX bike track near Autzen Stadium. Councilor George Brown made the suggestion … Continue reading »

EPD Quickly Catches Suspected Robber

EUGENE, Ore. — A quick response and a little assistance helped Eugene Police catch a suspected robber. Police say Alexander Watson walked up to the exterior pharmacy window at the Bi-Mart on Willakenzie Rd. and handed the worker a note. He threatened to blow up the building. Officers say the 25-year-old then ran. Witnesses provided … Continue reading »

Parents Reacting to Attempted Kidnapping

CRESWELL, Ore. — An attempted kidnapping has the Creswell community on high alert. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says it happened at the corner of South 7th Street and Barber Drive around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. They say a mom called in, to report that a man claiming to know her tried to lure her son … Continue reading »

Toddler Found On School Playground

EUGENE, Ore. — For more than an hour Wednesday morning, police combed through a South Eugene neighborhood trying to reunite a toddler with his family. Police said it was a very rare situation, since the little boy was found, but no one ever noticed he was gone. Police went door to door with the toddler … Continue reading »

24 Injured in Pennsylvania Stabbing

MURRYSVILLE, Penn. (CNN) — A mass stabbing at Franklin Regional Senior High School in suburban Pennsylvania has left 24 injured. There are no fatalities, but a few students remain in critical condition. The attack occurred shortly after 7 a.m. Eastern time and lasted roughly five minutes. “The freshman who was on the ground and got … Continue reading »

At Least 20 Injured in Stabbings

Murrysville, PA. (ABC) —  As many as 20 people were injured after a stabbing spree inside Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pa., at the start of the school day, emergency management officials said. Westmoreland County emergency management spokesman Dan Stevens said no fatalities were reported. At least four people with injuries Stevens described as … Continue reading »

Heroin Use on the Rise in Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. — A recent report says heroin use is up in Oregon and the same goes for Lane County. The HIV Alliance and the Lane County Methadone Treatment Program say they’ve seen a spike. Leaders of the HIV Alliance, a program providing support and education on HIV, and organizer of a needle exchange, say … Continue reading »

Cause of Fire near Glenwood Undetermined

EUGENE, Ore. — A fire destroyed a home overnight, just south of the Glenwood area. Firefighters estimate it did $100,000 to $150,000 in damage to the home in the 3800 block of 21st Street. Investigators say the damage is too bad to figure out what caused the fire. “We will formally classify this fire as … Continue reading »

Man Dies in South Eugene House Fire

EUGENE, Ore. — An investigation is under way after a deadly house fire in South Eugene. One man is dead, and another person is in the hospital. The fire happened on the 1900 block of Dogwood Drive, at about 11:00 Monday night. Police say a man in his 70s was pronounced dead at the scene, and … Continue reading »

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