County Deputies Search for Wanted Man

DEADWOOD, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man wanted in three counties, and it says he could be armed. Deputies believe Joshua Barnett lives in Deadwood. They went to his home in an armored vehicle around 6 a.m. Wednesday, but they weren’t able to find him. The 41-year-old is wanted … Continue reading »

Missing Eugene Toddler Found in Arizona

EUGENE, Ore. — A three-year-old boy from Eugene who went missing nearly a year ago is safe. He was found in Arizona Sunday. Mother Alicia Lopez says her three-year-old son Tristan Silva went missing last March after his dad took him during a custody dispute. Lopez says she was worried about the safety of her … Continue reading »

UO Students Concerned About Threats

EUGENE, Ore. — A University of Oregon student is in jail, but the charges that landed him there aren’t the ones that have some fellow classmates concerned. ASUO External Vice President Patrick Kindred was arrested Monday night on several charges, including criminal trespassing and disorderly conduct. But that’s not the behavior his fellow students are … Continue reading »

Man Faces Theft Charges for Scam

EUGENE, Ore. — One man is facing theft charges after posting a rental scam online. Eugene police say they started the investigation last week when two people tried to rent a property listed online. Richard Prozinski told them to meet him at a business location, and they gave him cash for an initial payment. After … Continue reading »

City Code Updated, Uber License Required

EUGENE, Ore. — In a unanimous vote, the Eugene City Council updated its Public Passenger Vehicle Code Monday night. The new code will require companies like Uber, an app-based ride sharing company, to obtain a license in order to continue services in Eugene. Before that vote, city councilors had a number of questions and concerns … Continue reading »

3rd Case of Meningococcemia at UO

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon has confirmed a third case of meningococcemia. Lane County Public Health says the third confirmed patient is a young man who is in the same group of friends as the second girl diagnosed. Public Health officials say he lives off campus and has a number of roommates. Investigators … Continue reading »

Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Eugene

UPDATE (5:45 P.M.) Eugene Police identified the pedestrian as Ruth Madsen Ross of Eugene. EUGENE, Ore. — A 78-year-old Eugene woman was killed after crossing a street in Eugene Monday morning. It happened on East 20th Avenue and Oak Street at about 10:20 a.m. while the woman was walking west from the Civic Stadium parking lot. … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Highway 34 Traffic Delayed

UPDATE (11:05 A.M.) Highway 34 is partially reopened. ODOT expects traffic delays under 20 minutes, according to TripCheck.com. LEBANON, Ore. — Highway 34 is closed approximately one mile west of Lebanon (MP 15.7), due to multiple power poles and power lines down across the highway, according to ODOT. ODOT says drivers should find an alternate route. … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Monroe Home

Monroe, Ore. – A fast moving fire destroyed a home on Bundy Road and Old River Road in Monroe Sunday night. Firefighters couldn’t confirm a cause but neighbors said they saw lightning hit the home moments before it burst into flames. The fire started at around 6 p.m. Neighbors said they could see a huge … Continue reading »

Pub Could Open on UO Campus

EUGENE, Ore. — A pub could soon open on the University of Oregon Campus as part of a major renovation to the Erb Memorial Union. Falling Sky Brewery says back in August it submitted a proposal to the University of Oregon after it saw the university was accepting business plans for a pub, once the … Continue reading »

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