DA: Attempted Rapist Enters 7 Homes

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis residents are sharing their frightening stories of finding a sexual assault suspect inside their homes. Ronald Vaughan, 22, of Corvallis, is being held on $1 million bail at the Benton County Jail. Corvallis Police say he sexually assaulted a woman in her shower on Wednesday in the 600 block of NW … Continue reading »

Teen Pleads Guilty To Rape Near Autzen

EUGENE, Ore.– The teenager police say raped a woman near Autzen Stadium last September pleaded guilty to kidnapping in the first degree, sexual abuse in the first degree and rape in the first degree. The suspect, Jaime Tinoco, was very soft spoken at Friday morning’s hearing. The state is recommending a sentence of 14 years … Continue reading »

Boarder Hit by Car Takes First Steps

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The family of a skateboarder hit by a car this week in Springfield is now talking about the ordeal. The family says it’s been a tough few days but Cody Nute did take his first steps Thursday. After undergoing brain surgery Cody’s family says he has a long road to recovery but … Continue reading »

Police: Woman Assaulted in Shower

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis man is in jail, accused of sexually assaulting a woman he did not know while she was in the shower, and they say his cell phone helped track him down. The District Attorney’s Office says 22-year-old Ronald Vaughan went into eight different homes solely with the intention of trying to … Continue reading »

19 Killed in Tunis, OSU Cancels Program

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University is cancelling its spring break study abroad program in Tunis, Tunisia, after a deadly terrorist attack on Wednesday. The Tunisian Prime Minister says 19 people were killed in an attack at the Bardo Museum in Tunis. A manhunt is underway for two or three suspects who were involved. Armed … Continue reading »

Sixth Meningococcemia Case Confirmed

EUGENE, Ore. — The state is now confirming the six case of meningococcemia at the University of Oregon. Public health officials are answering questions from the media in Portland Thursday. They are also talking about the importance of getting vaccinated against the illness before spring break. The latest student being tested is a 20-year-old male … Continue reading »

Sheriff Turner Chosen for Florence Chief

FLORENCE, OR – The City of Florence announced Wednesday morning that Lane County Sheriff Tom Turner is now the top candidate for the Florence Police Chief. The conditional offer was extended to Turner contingent on a successful background check and the execution of an acceptable employment contract. His expected start date is May 1, 2015. … Continue reading »

Skateboarder Seriously Injured by Car

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. –  Two teens were hit by a car while skateboarding in the 1500 block of Q Street in Springfield late Tuesday night. One of the victims, a 17-year-old male, was taken to Riverbend Hospital. The boy’s parents tell KEZI 9 News that he underwent brain surgery overnight.  They also say he has a … Continue reading »

HWY 126 Standoff Over, Suspect Arrested

NEAR BLUE RIVER, Ore. – An hours-long standoff is over with Oregon State Police troopers taking one man into custody. OSP arrested 60-year-old David Shoptaw late Tuesday night in his cabin near Blue River. Earlier in the day, neighbors said Shoptaw fired several rounds out of the window of his cabin. There were several people … Continue reading »

Threat at Lebanon High School

LEBANON, Ore. —   A social media threat saying there would be violence at Lebanon High School put the campus on a lockout Tuesday morning. The Lebanon School District says it got a report from someone about a threat on a new phone app called Burnbook. The district says the threat was about someone coming … Continue reading »

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