Bus Slides into Ditch in Pleasant Hill

PLEASANT HILL, Ore. — Oregon State Police responded to a school bus accident in Pleasant Hill near Jasper Park Drive Wednesday morning. We’re told the 67-year-old bus driver pulled over to let cars go by when the bus starting sliding into a ditch. Police say there was also an unruly child on board the bus, out of his … Continue reading »

Corvallis Teens Arrested for Park Fire

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Police arrested two juveniles for allegedly starting a fire in the Chip Ross Park area of Corvallis in early September. They say the 15-year-old and the 16-year-old were near the park, north of NW 29th Street to smoke marijuana. Police say both teens walked into the park, smoked marijuana, and began to … Continue reading »

Tinoco Pleads Not Guilty to Rape

EUGENE, Ore. — A teenager from Washington County accused of beating and raping a woman near Autzen Stadium is pleading “not guilty” to multiple charges. Jaime Tinoco, 17, was arraigned Tuesday afternoon at the Lane County Juvenile Court. He is being charged as an adult. Tinoco was on probation when he attended the Oregon Ducks … Continue reading »

Springfield Debates Marijuana Tax

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield may be the next city to impose a marijuana tax come November if it’s legalized for recreational use. The Springfield City Council met Monday night to discuss their options. The discussion centered around what fees would be imposed if councilors were to pass a marijuana tax and who’d be paying the … Continue reading »

SPS Asks Voters to Pass Bond Measure

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield School District is asking voters once again to pass a bond measure for the second time in a year. The last measure failed by about 500 votes. The school board approved a measure in August to put a $71.5 million bond on the November ballot. That’s about $10 million more … Continue reading »

Witnesses Recount Quincy Ave Shooting

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Law enforcement agencies are staying tight-lipped about an investigation into a shooting in Cottage Grove Saturday night. Oregon State Police, Lane County Sheriff’s Office, Eugene Police Department and the district attorney were all there. Officers would only say that it was an officer-involved shooting and one person was shot. They say … Continue reading »

Man Injured During Springfield Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police say a man is in the hospital after a shooting early Sunday morning in Springfield. Police responded to Riverbend Hospital just before 2:00 a.m. after a 27-year-old man arrived with gunshot wounds, which are not considered life-threatening. The officers determined the shooting took place in a parking lot on the 3200 block … Continue reading »

Shots Fired in Cottage Grove

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Multiple agencies are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Cottage Grove. Cottage Grove Police, Oregon State Police, Lane County Sheriff’s Office, Eugene Police and the district attorney were some of the agencies on the scene around Quincy Avenue and Highway 99 Saturday night. Investigators say shots were fired sometime after 8 p.m. … Continue reading »

Officer Injured During Vehicle Pursuit

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Police Department says an officer is injured after a  vehicle pursuit turned foot chase Friday night. Just after 10 p.m. Friday, a Springfield officer attempted to pull over a driver he believed was intoxicated on the 2900 block of Main Street. Police say the driver, later identified as Gustabo Moreno, … Continue reading »

EPD Sex Sting Catches 8

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police made at least one arrest Friday in their latest sting, trying to crack down on Internet crimes against children. This summer, starting in July, the Eugene Police Street Crimes Team and Special Investigations Unit teamed up for an online sexual corruption of a minor enforcement effort. As of Friday morning, … Continue reading »

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