Search for Armed Robbery Suspect

LEBANON, Ore. — A search underway in Lebanon for a man accused of robbing a deli at gunpoint. Detectives say it happened around 10:30 Sunday morning at Peppers Deli, on the 2700 block of S Santiam Highway. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded money, before leaving with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect … Continue reading »

Ill Student’s Condition Improving

EUGENE, Ore. — Health officials say the University of Oregon student infected with Neisseria Meningococcemia is stabilizing. They say she’s being treated at a hospital in her hometown. On campus, word of this bacterial infection is spreading quickly. Many students say they’re concerned after learning a fellow student was diagnosed with the bacterial infection that … Continue reading »

Student Diagnosed with Bacterial Illness

EUGENE, Ore. — A University of Oregon student has been diagnosed with neisseria meningococcemia, a bacterial illness that can lead to meningitis, which can be very serious, and even deadly. Lane County Public Health says 800 people have been exposed. It sent the following press release Friday afternoon explaining more about the illness: Lane County … Continue reading »

Homicide Investigation in Cottage Grove

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A homicide investigation is under way in southern Lane County, after a shooting at a home on 39000 block of Lower Brice Creek Road in Cottage Grove. It happened at around 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Deputies say when they arrived to the area they found a man with a gunshot wound. The … Continue reading »

Uptick in Child Porn?

EUGENE, Ore. — The FBI has arrested a man on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography. Tom Jeremy Ossana, 41, was arrested at his Eugene home Wednesday morning after investigators served a search warrant. Ossana is charged via a criminal complaint and made his first court appearance Wednesday in Eugene. That child pornography … Continue reading »

Eugene to Host NCAA Golf Championship

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Country Club will be hosting the NCAA Golf Championships in 2016. Last spring, the Eugene Country Club hosted the NCAA Men’s West Regional. Managers say it went so well, the NCAA encouraged the University of Oregon men’s head golf coach to put in a bid for the 2016 championships. They … Continue reading »

Swanson Group to Rebuild Mill

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The owners of the Springfield Plywood and Veneer Mill that burned down in July 2014 plan to rebuild. This will not only bring back workers but also business to the area. Investigators blame a dryer fire for the massive fire that could be seen for miles. Firefighters worked through the night putting … Continue reading »

Navy Proposes Sonobuoy Increase

NEWPORT, Ore. — What is the balance between protecting the nation and its wildlife? It is a question some people are asking in response to the U.S. Navy’s proposal ┬áto increase the number of sonobuoys off the Pacific Coast between Washington and California. The sonar systems are able to detect submarines, which the Navy says … Continue reading »

Neighbors Debate Cell Phone Tower

EUGENE, Ore. — Neighbors unhappy with a proposed cell phone tower in south Eugene are now outraged by the property owner’s most recent proposal. Crossfire Ministries says if the neighborhood doesn’t want the tower they’ll have to pay the church to stop the process. People living near Crossfire Ministries say they believe cell phone towers … Continue reading »

Marcus Mariota to Enter NFL Draft

EUGENE, Ore. — Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota will not return to the University of Oregon for his senior year so he can enter the NFL. The University of Oregon Athletic Department said the Heisman trophy winner filed paperwork Wednesday morning that makes him eligible for the 2015 NFL draft. As the news spread, fans were … Continue reading »

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