Stores Open Earlier on Thanksgiving

EUGENE, Ore. — The holiday season is officially here and that also means holiday shopping season is now underway. Shoppers lined up at least two hours in advance of JCPenney’s 5 p.m. opening at the Valley River Center Mall. The line wrapped around the corner of the building. This group of pre-Black Friday shoppers are … Continue reading »

Police Conduct Death Investigation

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Police Department is conducting a death investigation at the Village Inn motel on the 1800 block of Mohawk Blvd. Police say it happened around noon on Sunday, November 23. Police say they’ve identified the victim as 48-year-old Donna Perry. Police say they aren’t releasing any additional information at this time. They don’t … Continue reading »

Air Station Closure Lawsuit Filed

NEWPORT, Ore. — A lawsuit was filed in Eugene federal court Tuesday, challenging the Coast Guard’s decision to close the Newport’s air station on Dec. 15. Newport Fishermen’s Wives, the City of Newport, Lincoln County, and the Port of Newport are all filing the lawsuit. The lawsuit alleges that the Coast Guard failed to to … Continue reading »

Local Groups React to Ferguson Decision

EUGENE, Ore. — As the city of Ferguson reacts to a grand jury decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, groups in Eugene are doing the same. People gathered to watch and listen to the decision Monday night. A group of about 50 also filled … Continue reading »

No Indictment In Ferguson Shooting

Click on the video to watch a live press conference on the jury’s decision. It starts at 6 p.m. on Monday. ST. LOUIS, Mo. (CNN) — The Missouri grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks … Continue reading »

Tackling Tobacco Trends

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Smoking trends from the past few years show many Americans are choosing to quit, but health officials say that’s not enough. They’re still pushing for a tobacco-free society. “I was diagnoses with COPD, and I immediately started in pulmonary rehab,” said former smoker Carol Brittingham Clay. Clay smoked cigarettes on and off … Continue reading »

At-Risk Teens Run to Help Others

EUGENE, Ore. — More than 1,000 runners participated in the 8th annual EWEB Run to Stay Warm. Five high school students from Albany Option School trained for weeks to run the 5K. It was an accomplishment some students didn’t think they would reach when they first enrolled in a running class. “It was a little … Continue reading »

Buffalo Prepares for Flooding

BUFFALO , NY. (CNN) — Residents in Buffalo are preparing for more severe weather. Last week about 7 feet of snow fell on the area. Sunday the Buffalo area was under a flood warning, as rain started to fall. State and local officials are in emergency mode. They’ve stockpiled nearly 180,000 sandbags to keep the water … Continue reading »

Ducks Dominate Buffaloes, 44-10

EUGENE — #2 Oregon dominated from the beginning and was never threatened in a 44-10 win over Colorado. In what might have been his final game at Autzen Stadium, Marcus Mariota was 24/32 for 323 yards, 3 touchdowns and no interceptions. He also ran 8 times for 73 yards and a touchdown. Mariota is a … Continue reading »

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 »

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