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 »

Springfield Green Lights Development

GLENWOOD, Ore. — The Springfield City Council gave the green light Monday to a proposed hotel and conference center on the Glenwood waterfront. The Springfield City Council approved the signing of a letter of intent to start that multi-million dollar investment. Developers presented their plans Monday night at a joint meeting between the city of … Continue reading »

Neighbors Fight Off Attacker

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene woman and her husband thanked their quick-thinking neighbors Monday. They helped save the woman from a violent attack at the couples’ home. The 50-year-old woman was attacked at her home on Raber Road around 2 a.m. Monday. Her husband, who neighbors say was at work, thanked his neighbors for putting … Continue reading »

EPD Arrests Man Following Assault

EUGENE, Ore. – Eugene Police say they arrested a man after he entered a home and assaulted a woman Monday. Around 2 a.m. officers responded to the 600 block of Raber Road where they found neighbors detaining Tyler Joseph Kowalchuk, 20, after he attacked a woman. Police say a 50-year-old female victim was home alone … Continue reading »

Assault Suspect Taken Into Custody

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is in jail after a Swat team and dozens of police officers swarmed a neighborhood near Autzen Stadium Saturday night. That man was wanted for a violent crime. Eugene Police said Corey Villa assaulted a man Saturday afternoon in the Echo Hollow area. Hours later police received a tip … Continue reading »

Local Team Responds to Oso Landslide

ALBANY, Ore. — It’s been two weeks since a landslide wiped out the town of Oso, Washington and crisis response teams expect they’ll be helping people get through this tragedy for weeks to come. Tracy Calhoun and her 3-year-old Golden Retriever JJ are getting back into their normal routine, after spending a few days helping … Continue reading »

Whoville Campsite Closed

EUGENE, Ore. — The Whoville campsite on Broadway and Hilyard is now vacated after Eugene police sent campers packing. Police started vacating the site at 9 a.m., blocking off part of the intersection of Hilyard and Broadway. Campers told us they received a rude awakening, while the city and others say they were warned and … Continue reading »

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