Girl Found Unresponsive in Bathtub

WINSTON, Ore. — Winston police are scrambling to find answers as to how an 11-year-old died in a bathtub. It happened Tuesday night after her first day of middle school. Police are calling this an unusual case. They say Jaida Wimberly-Olinger is described as a normal, healthy and happy girl. Crews responded to the family’s … Continue reading »

Fires Burn Near Eugene, Cottage Grove

EUGENE, Ore. — Crews are still on the scene of a brush fire that broke out just west of Eugene Wednesday night. The fire is near West 11th Avenue and Greenhill Road. So far it has burned about 40 acres. Although most of the fire was extinguished Wednesday night, as the sun came up and … Continue reading »

Resident Holds Down Intruder

EUGENE, Ore. — A man was taken to the Lane County Jail after breaking into a Santa Clara home Wednesday morning. The couple living in the home on Cherry Avenue say they never thought something like this could happen to them. They’re very vigilant about locking their doors and gates. Eugene police officers actually had … Continue reading »

Officer Involved Shooting Video Released

ALBANY, Ore. — The Linn County Major Crime Team is continuing to investigate the officer-involved shooting by a Springfield Police officer on Thursday, August 28. The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. at the Jackson’s Chevron station located at 33157 Highway 34 in Linn County following a vehicle pursuit. Officer Justin Myers, a 6-year veteran of … Continue reading »

Arrest Made in Attempted Murder Case

YACHATS, Ore. – The Lane County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest Sunday of a man wanted in an attempted murder case. The Sheriff’s office received a tip regarding the location of Buddy Valentine, 62, of Yachats, he was located in a vacant home near Ten Mile Creek Road. Valentine was taken into custody and lodged … Continue reading »

SPD: Evidence Confirms Pit Bull Attacked

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — We’re learning more today about a dog attack on a 2-year-old girl in Springfield Sunday, leaving her in critical condition. Springfield Police say two dogs were seized from the home after the attack, a pit bull and a lab-collie mix. Both were put down Tuesday, a request from the owner. Despite social … Continue reading »

Dog Attacks Child in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield girl is recovering Monday night after being attacked by a family dog on Sunday evening, and it’s sparking another debate over pit bulls. Investigators say the attack happened in the 1100 block of Olympic Street on Sunday evening. Springfield police say the 2 year old girl is in stable condition on Monday … Continue reading »

Foul Ball Hits Moving Car on MLK Blvd.

EUGENE, Ore. — The phrase “hitting it out of the park” has a whole new meaning for one Springfield woman. This, after a foul ball falls in an unexpected place during an Ems game Friday night. A foul ball caught her on the move outside of PK Park. “We were passing Autzen Stadium and a … Continue reading »

Ducks Cruise Past Coyotes in Opener

Courtesy: GoDucks.com EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon’s 2014 regular season got off to a rousing start with a 62-13 win over visiting South Dakota before 57,388 fans in Autzen Stadium on Saturday night. How it Happened: The Ducks had little trouble scoring, piling up 466 first-half yards on the way to a 41-13 halftime lead. UO coach Mark Helfrich‘s ire … Continue reading »

Man Killed in Shooting, Suspect Arrested

  EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man following a fatal shooting Friday in Eugene. Brian Sears has been lodged in the Lane County Jail for murder. Deputies responded to calls of a gunshot wound just after 5:30 p.m. on the 100 block of Ruby Avenue. When they arrived, deputies say they … Continue reading »

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