Charges to be Filed in Crash

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — Oregon State Police say on March 28 at 10:26 a.m., troopers responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on Highway 58 near milepost 45 east of Oakridge. The investigation revealed a gold 1999 Honda Accord traveling westbound crossed over into the eastbound lane, colliding with a white 2014 Honda Accord. The gold Honda went down an embankment. … Continue reading »

Update: Missing Child Found

UPDATE — Police say the child’s father returned the child to her mother at 4 p.m. Saturday. They say she is safe.   EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department is seeking assistance in locating a missing and possibly endangered child. The biological father (who does not have custody) took the child and left their … Continue reading »

Robbery Suspect Arrested

ROSEBURG, Ore. — On March 27, the Roseburg Police Department investigated a bank robbery at the downtown U.S. Bank. Follow-up investigation uncovered links between the robbery and a motor vehicle theft reported in Coos County the same day. Police say 48-year-old Arthur Benito Calderon was later named as a suspect. They say on the evening of … Continue reading »

Corvallis Fugitive Found in Texas

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A wanted Corvallis man is now behind bars in Benton County for a child sex crime after he was found in Texas. The court put out a warrant for 23-year-old Robert Lawrence Berno in November after a two-year police investigation. On Friday, Lawrence Berno appeared before a judge through a web-camera from … Continue reading »

Superintendents Question Education Funds

EUGENE, Ore. — “A substantial setback for Oregon schools.” That was the message delivered in Salem, on behalf of Lane County educators. Superintendents from across the county banded together to craft a letter warning of a lack of education funding. A democratic budget committee approved a $7.3 billion education spending plan. Local superintendents say this … Continue reading »

Man Arrested Following Police Standoff

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police took a man into custody Thursday morning, following a short standoff. The incident happened around 11 a.m. at the Lindsay Apartments near 5th and Q Streets. Police say the situation began as a domestic dispute.  Springfield investigators are expected to release more information later Thursday afternoon. Stay with KEZI 9 … Continue reading »

Truck Veers Off Beltline Into Yard

EUGENE, Ore. — For the second morning in a row, an alleged drunk driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into private property. The latest incident happened on the Beltline, when a Chevy Pickup swerved into the median and then ricocheted into a backyard in the 500 block of Ruby Ave. This happened around … Continue reading »

Wrong-Way Driver Crashes Near Walmart

EUGENE, Ore.– Police are investigating a crash on the 4500 block of West 11th Avenue. Witnesses say the driver of a Nissan was going the wrong way on 11th Avenue. He headed west in the eastbound lanes. Police estimate he was driving between 60 to 70 miles per hour when he tried to make a … Continue reading »

Teen Sentenced for Eugene Rape

EUGENE, Ore. — A teen accused in a Eugene rape case learned how many years he will spend behind bars. A judge sentenced 17-year-old Jaime Tinoco to 14 years in prison. Monday prosecutors pushed for a lengthy sentence saying Tinoco should serve consecutive prison sentences for raping and assaulting a 39-year-old woman near Autzen Stadium … Continue reading »

Sheldon Berman Up For New Hampshire Job

EUGENE, Ore. — After announcing he will step down in June, Dr. Sheldon Berman is up for a new position across the country. About nine months ago the former Eugene 4J superintendent asked to be let out of his contract a year early, citing family circumstances. According to a story published in the Concord Monitor, Berman … Continue reading »

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