OSP Responds to Fatal Crash On Hwy 99

Correction from video: Police say the Toyota Tacoma was heading northbound not southbound. EUGENE, Ore. (UPDATE: 4:00 p.m.) — Highway 99 has reopened south of Junction City after it was closed for hours while police were investigating a deadly crash. It happened just before 7 a.m. Friday on Highway 99 north of Mill Iron Road. … Continue reading »

Crowd Watches Immigration Announcement

EUGENE, Ore. — Throughout the state Thursday night crowds gathered to watch President Barack Obama’s immigration announcement. “They have to drive. They have to go to work. They have to take the kids to school. They have to go to church, but many of them are looking over their shoulders,” said Juan Carlos Valle, LULAC … Continue reading »

Obama to Unveil Immigration Plan

Click here at 5 p.m. to watch President Obama’s speech live. (CNN) — President Barack Obama is getting ready to deliver a speech Thursday night, where he plans to unveil executive action on immigration. “What I’m going to be laying out is the things that I can do with my lawful authority as president,” Obama … Continue reading »

Uber Fined

EUGENE, Ore — The app-based ride sharing company Uber is picking up some flack along with its fares. Wednesday the city of Eugene fined Uber $2,000 for operating without a city public passenger vehicle license. Uber driver Brenda Laird says she needs the job. “If I didn’t have this job I don’t know what I … Continue reading »

EPD Sex Assault Suspect Search Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — The search continues for a suspect accused of sexually assaulting a woman Tuesday night in a busy area of Eugene. Eugene Police say the incident happened just before 6 p.m. near the 7-Eleven and Baja Fresh on Coburg Road. A young woman was walking to her car when the man approached her … Continue reading »

EPD Searches for Sexual Assault Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. – Eugene Police is searching for a suspect after a woman was allegedly raped in a busy area of Eugene, Tuesday. EPD says it happened near the 7-Eleven store on Coburg Road just before 6 p.m. It says a woman in her 20’s was walking to her parked car when a man armed … Continue reading »

TrackTown USA Focuses on Upcoming Events

EUGENE, Ore. — The race to land the 2019 IAAF World Championships has come to an end. Doha, Qatar came out on top, winning the bid over Barcelona, Spain and Eugene. Residents are still proud of Eugene and that the IAAF is still going to stay busy with future events in Oregon. “It’s unfortunate because … Continue reading »

Qatar Wins IAAF World Championships Bid

MONACO — Countless hours and preparation were put in as Eugene put in its bid for 2019 IAAF World Championships, but TrackTown USA came up short. Committee members from Eugene, Oregon; Doja, Qatar; and, Barcelona, Spain delivered final pitches for the prestigious track and field event. IAFF committee members voted, and shortly after 6 a.m. … Continue reading »

UO Students Rescued Near Mount Jefferson

MOUNT JEFFERSON — Two University of Oregon students are safe after being rescued near Mt. Jefferson early Monday morning. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says the two got lost hiking on a trail near Detroit. It started out as an adventurous trip to take photographs of the pristine wilderness. But it quickly became a quest … Continue reading »

Rest Stop Proposed for Homeless

EUGENE, Ore. — A few dozen homeless campers could soon have a legal place to stay on a piece of Lane County property. The county hopes to make a piece of land off of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard a temporary rest stop for the homeless this winter. But before campers will move in, the … Continue reading »

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