OSU Names New Head Football Coach

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University announced Wednesday that Gary Andersen will be the school’s new head football coach. Andersen coached the University of Wisconsin to the Big Ten Conference’s West Division title. He will be OSU’s 28th head coach in the school’s history. Andersen succeeds Mike Riley, who left OSU on Dec. 4th to … Continue reading »

Sexual Misconduct Report Released

EUGENE, Ore. — The UO has released the Report of the University of Oregon President’s Review Panel on sexual misconduct. In the report released Tuesday night, the eight-person panel suggests how the university should proceed with sexual misconduct cases. The recommendations include those for the university as a whole, as well as select groups. The … Continue reading »

Massive Fire Destroys Home

Video shot by neighbors. EUGENE, Ore.– Fire crews put out a fully engulfed house fire on the 200 block of Knapp Lane in Eugene. It happened at about 6am Wednesday. Battalion Fire Chief Matt Steinberg says the flames were so strong that crews couldn’t enter the home when they first arrived. But once they started … Continue reading »

Local Residents React to CIA Report

  EUGENE, Ore. — A report five years in the making has been released to the public, what some are calling the CIA’s torture report. The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released its findings on the CIA’s detention and interrogation program Tuesday. The 500-page report represents the executive summary and conclusions from a still-classified 6,700-page … Continue reading »

CIA Torture Report Released

(CNN) — There’s heightened security at U.S. facilities around the world Tuesday, ahead of the release of a long awaited report on CIA torture tactics. The Senate Intelligence Committee investigation details how the U.S. interrogated terror suspects after 9/11. “Our own intelligence community has assessed this will cause violence and deaths,” said Rep. Mike Rogers, … Continue reading »

Marcus Mariota Named Heisman Finalist

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon’s Marcus Mariota is officially going to New York as a Heisman Trophy finalist. The formal announcement was made Monday. It’s safe to say the nation was not surprised by this. We talk about it as if Marcus will become the Ducks’ first Heisman Trophy winner and the first Polynesian to win … Continue reading »

Eugene Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

EUGENE, Ore. — A robbery suspect is under arrest after police say he held up a downtown Eugene business and then fled. Eugene police received a 911 call at 8:30 a.m. Monday, reporting an armed robbery at B & B Distributors. Police say 49-year-old Paul Shields used a gun to get DVDs from an employee. B … Continue reading »

Man Arrested in Murder for Hire Plot

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is behind bars accused of trying to hire a man to kill his neighbor. 57 year old Jeffrey Wright Leonard is charged with solicitation for murder and conspiracy to commit murder. Police were tipped of by a Lane County Jail inmate on Thursday. He told investigators Leonard approached him … Continue reading »

Ducks to Play Florida State in Rose Bowl

EUGENE,Ore. — It’s official, the Oregon Ducks are heading to the inaugural College Football Playoff. The announcement came Sunday morning, as Oregon was announced as one of four teams in the country to compete in the Playoff. The Pac-12 champion Ducks held on to their number two ranking, and they will face the 3rd-ranked and … Continue reading »

Protesters March for Eric Garner

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Dozens took the streets of downtown Corvallis on Saturday, showing their support for those affected by the deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in New York City. The protesters marched around the city for hours, at one point stopping traffic. “The injustice that’s happening across the country should be addressed … Continue reading »

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