• Mariota Makes History, Ducks Roll Cal

    Mariota Makes History, Ducks Roll Cal

    October 25, 2014

    SANTA CLARA, Calif -- Marcus Mariota threw for five touchdown passes and became Oregon's all-time career passing leader as the sixth-ranked Ducks rolled California 59-41 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.

    OSU #1 For Sexual Health

    OSU #1 For Sexual Health

    October 24, 2014

    Oregon State University is ranked first in the country when it comes to sexual health on campus, according to an annual report card released by Trojan Condoms. Every year, campuses around the nation release information to Trojan about what their programs are doing to promote healthy behaviors.

    Albany Liquor Stores to Open Sundays

    Albany Liquor Stores to Open Sundays

    October 24, 2014

    Liquor will soon be available for purchase in Albany on Sundays. Right now, both liquor stores in town are open Monday - Saturday. The Downtown Liquor Store says it was open on Sundays 6-7 years ago, but it closed because of the recession.

    Police Searching for Missing Man

    Police Searching for Missing Man

    October 24, 2014

    Springfield Police are searching for a man who disappeared more than three weeks ago. 33-year-old Adam Johns was last seen October 2nd on the 3500 block of Oregon Street in Springfield.

    New “No EmX” Sign Circulating Internet

    New "No EmX" Sign Circulating Internet

    October 24, 2014

    LTD is launching a new bus pass program as construction for the West Eugene EmX line gets underway. And, it's providing new material for businesses who plant signs along the corridor to protest it.

    Former Coach Arrested on Sex Charges

    Former Coach Arrested on Sex Charges

    October 24, 2014

    Police arrested 48-year-old Marvin Harley on several charges including sex abuse, sodomy and rape. They say the victim was a girl, who was a relative lived in his home between 2000 and 2002.

    Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah

    Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah

    October 24, 2014

    Rain or shine, you can expect a great turnout at the annual Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah on Sunday, Oct. 26. The festival is the largest display of mushrooms on the West Coast.

    Hop to Hop to Fight Breast Cancer

    Hop to Hop to Fight Breast Cancer

    October 24, 2014

    Hop Valley is hoping to raise $5,000 for breast cancer research with its first annual Hop to Hop on Saturday, Oct. 25.

    New York Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

    New York Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

    October 24, 2014

    New York City's health commissioner has confirmed that Dr. Craig Spencer has tested positive for Ebola. Spencer recently spent time in West Africa, considered Ground Zero for the Ebola outbreak. The 33-year-old was recently treating patients in Guinea. On Thursday, he began feeling fever, nausea, pa

    Remains Belong to Missing UVA Student

    Remains Belong to Missing UVA Student

    October 24, 2014

    Human remains discovered last weekend in Albemarle County, Virginia, belong to University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities said Friday. Graham, 18, went missing before dawn on September 13 after being last spotted on several surveillance cameras in Charlottesville's Downtown Mall area.

    2 Dead, 4 Wounded in WA School Shooting

    2 Dead, 4 Wounded in WA School Shooting

    October 24, 2014

    A student opened fire at a Washington State high school today, killing one person, and wounding four others. The suspect then took his own life. It happened at Marysville-Pilchuck High School-- north of Seattle.

    Drive-by Shooter Arrested

    Drive-by Shooter Arrested

    October 23, 2014

    The man Eugene Police say pulled the trigger in a gang-related drive-by shooting is behind bars. Eugene Police detectives and Springfield Police arrested 19 year-old Victor Hugo Martinez Thursday afternoon.

    77 Sears and K-Mart Stores Closing

    77 Sears and K-Mart Stores Closing

    October 23, 2014

    It's a a not-so Merry Christmas for Sears and K-mart. Seventy-seven of the stores are set to close soon, cutting 5,300 jobs in the process. Most of the Sears and K-mart locations will close before the holiday season.

    Funnel Cloud Leaves Damage near Longview

    Funnel Cloud Leaves Damage near Longview

    October 23, 2014

    A possible tornado damaged property and uprooted trees near Longview, Washington. Crews are trying to repair what the storm left behind. Roofs blew off and some fires set after the severe weather knocked down power lines.

    Kitzhaber Support Drops In Recent Poll

    Kitzhaber Support Drops In Recent Poll

    October 23, 2014

    If the results of a recent Survey USA poll keep through election day, challenger Dennis Richardson will likely come out on top due to the scandal surrounding current Governor John Kitzhaber's fiance, Cylvia Hayes.

    Claim 52 Brewing Opens In Springfield

    Claim 52 Brewing Opens In Springfield

    October 23, 2014

    A Eugene brewery is staking claim on a new location in Springfield. Started back in 2012, Claim 52 Brewing will now serve up handcrafted beers at the Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO) Sprout! Regional Food Hub on 4th Street.

    Bridge Worker Dies in Coos Bay

    Bridge Worker Dies in Coos Bay

    October 23, 2014

    Police say it looks like the death of a man who was working on a bridge in Coos Bay was accidental. Oregon State Police say 52-year-old Mark Fortune of Florence died after apparently driving his pickup truck off a platform at the McCullough Bridge.

    Barrier to be Installed at Crash Site

    Barrier to be Installed at Crash Site

    October 23, 2014

    ODOT says there have been several crossover crashes in the area on Interstate 5 where Thursday's fatal crash happened. So what, if anything is being done to prevent them?

    Solar Eclipse Party Rained Out

    Solar Eclipse Party Rained Out

    October 23, 2014

    Oregon weather did not cooperate for Thursday's partial solar eclipse. The Eugene Astronomical Society set up telescopes for the viewing at The Science Factory. But just as the eclipse hit its peak, the downpour began, forcing everyone to run for cover.

    Police Arrest Drive-by Shooting Suspect

    Police Arrest Drive-by Shooting Suspect

    October 23, 2014

    Police say they've arrested a gang member accused in a drive-by shooting last week. Eugene and Springfield police arrested 19-year-old Victor Hugo Martinez Thursday afternoon during a traffic stop near Mohawk Road and Olympic Street.

    UO Students React to Task Force Report

    UO Students React to Task Force Report

    October 23, 2014

    The University of Oregon Senate Task Force is addressing sexual violence on campus. Students agree bringing this topic to the table is a step in the right direction, and they like the idea of tackling the issue head on.

    UO Takes Part in Making a Difference Day

    UO Takes Part in Making a Difference Day

    October 23, 2014

    Millions will take part in Make a Difference Day on Saturday, including University of Oregon students and staff. They've partnered with seven nonprofits around Eugene, including the Arc of Lane County, Greenhill Humane Society and Eugene Park Stewards.

    Skiers to Swap Gear this Weekend

    Skiers to Swap Gear this Weekend

    October 23, 2014

    Ski season is just around the corner, and this is the weekend to sell or save on gear. It's all part of the 45th Annual Ski Swap, which happens Friday and Saturday at the Lane Events Center.

    Sports Agent David Meltzer Visits UO

    Sports Agent David Meltzer Visits UO

    October 23, 2014

    is name is not Jerry Maguire, but parts of the Hollywood blockbuster were based on his experiences. On Thursday, super sports agent and author David Meltzer will speak at the University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business.

    UPDATE: Crash Victim’s Identity Released

    UPDATE: Crash Victim's Identity Released

    October 23, 2014

    Troopers have identified the driver killed in Thursday's crash on I-5. OSP says the car driven by Amber Forest was northbound on I-5 near milepost 237 when it went into the center median.

    Woman Sentenced for Stealing Car

    Woman Sentenced for Stealing Car

    October 23, 2014

    Tamela Trice was sentenced to serve 20 months in prison after she stole a car that had two kids inside at a Springfield Safeway last month. On Sept. 13, investigators say a mother went into Safeway on Main Street in Springfield.

    Bridge Closed During Death Investigation

    Bridge Closed During Death Investigation

    October 23, 2014

    A bridge is closed on the coast Thursday morning, and a death investigation is under way. Oregon State Police closed the Conde McCullough Memorial Bridge on Highway 101 Wednesday night.

    UO Worker Saves Burning Building

    UO Worker Saves Burning Building

    October 23, 2014

    High praise from Eugene Springfield Fire. A woman who was taking a break, may have saved the Wesley Center from extensive fire damage. A fire started Wednesday afternoon in the kitchen of the center. Sarah Anderson works at the neighboring Duck Store.

    Tree Crashes onto House

    Tree Crashes onto House

    October 23, 2014

    Our first big fall storm of the season tested the rivers, the sewers and at times, even the homes, as several trees came down during the heavy rainfall and strong winds. A perfect example of some of the storm's rattling effects: a tree came crashing down on a Eugene home Wednesday afternoon.

    UO Task Force Addresses Sexual Violence

    UO Task Force Addresses Sexual Violence

    October 22, 2014

    The University of Oregon Senate Task Force took a major step in addressing sexual violence on campus Wednesday. The task force gave its recommendations to Interim President Scott Coltrane at its meeting.

    UO Students Support Love Your Melon Day

    UO Students Support Love Your Melon Day

    October 22, 2014

    Student athletes from the University of Oregon helped spread the message behind Love Your Melon Day Wednesday. Love Your Melon is a non-profit that looks to brighten the lives of children battling cancer. The mission is simple: for every hat purchased, a hat is given to a kid suffering from cancer.

    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Rainwater

    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Rainwater

    October 22, 2014

    EWEB and the city of Eugene have teamed up with Nearby Nature to create a water wise demonstration garden at Alton Baker Park. It shows you how to save water now to save time, money, and your yard during the drought months.

    County Commissioners Tour Coburg North

    County Commissioners Tour Coburg North

    October 22, 2014

    The former Monaco manufacturing site, Coburg North, is now fully leased. On Wednesday, Lane County commissioners took a tour to learn more about the jobs and developments happening in Coburg.

    ODOT Prepares for Local Storms

    ODOT Prepares for Local Storms

    October 22, 2014

    ODOT is on standby as these storms work their way through the area. The biggest concern is aerial flooding because of all the leaves on the road, but ODOT says crews are ready if there are any unexpected events like landslides or downed trees.

    Tree Falls in Eugene Neighborhood

    Tree Falls in Eugene Neighborhood

    October 22, 2014

    A big tree came crashing down in the Cal Young neighborhood Wednesday due to some intense winds. The tree fell around 2:30 p.m. on Robin Hood Avenue. The homeowner says their son was home and heard a loud noise.

    OSU Studies Sea Lion Population Decline

    OSU Studies Sea Lion Population Decline

    October 22, 2014

    A new study out of Oregon State University suggests sharks could be to blame for a declining sea lion population. Scientists say it's possible the Pacific sleeper shark are preying on the endangered Steller sea lions in Alaska.

    UO Honored Gold Bicycle Friendly

    UO Honored Gold Bicycle Friendly

    October 22, 2014

    The University of Oregon encourages bicycling as an easy option for transportation and provides amenities such as way-finding signs, bike parking and fix-it stations throughout campus.

    Crews Continue Maintenance Work

    Crews Continue Maintenance Work

    October 22, 2014

    Staff at Lane Electric says they're keeping an eye on the weather patterns in case anything changes dramatically, but at this point they've got their normal response plan in place.

    Post-Op Heart Attack Trial

    Post-Op Heart Attack Trial

    October 22, 2014

    About one in ten people who undergo a non-cardiac surgical procedure could suffer a heart injury referred to as a myocardial injury after a non-cardiac surgery or MINS. In total, approximately one million adults worldwide will die within 30 days after experiencing a MINS.

    Lebanon Woman Dies in Tractor Accident

    Lebanon Woman Dies in Tractor Accident

    October 22, 2014

    Deputies say Doris Jennings and another man were trying to remove an oak tree near Lebanon. They were using a chain to pull out the tree when the tractor's tires started to spin and it flipped.

    Garbage Truck Overturns

    Garbage Truck Overturns

    October 22, 2014

    Oregon State Police received a call about the incident just after 10:30 a.m. ODOT crews helped OSP in re-directing traffic at the intersection. OSP says incidents like this don't happen often and it didn't take long for them to clean up the mess. It says it believes the load on the truck was unsecur

    Storm Hits Coast

    Storm Hits Coast

    October 22, 2014

    Wind gusts as fast as 52 miles-an-hour blew through stormy Newport Wednesday morning, clearing the beaches and filling the bay with returning boats. Boats are tied up along the docks throughout coastal cities, while fishermen wait for the storm to pass before they can go back out to sea.

    Drywell Elimination Program

    Drywell Elimination Program

    October 22, 2014

    Drywells have historically been used in areas that don't have a connected storm water drainage system. The water goes into these underground storage and infiltration structures during a storm, but is meant to be a temporary fix. What happens is a lot of localized flooding.

    Cabela’s Honors Domestic Violence Victim

    Cabela's Honors Domestic Violence Victim

    October 22, 2014

    Cabela's is taking a stand against domestic violence. The outdoor outfitter is hosting Hunting for Home, Fishing for Families dinner and auction in Casey Wright's memory on Saturday, Oct. 25. All proceeds will benefit Womenspace.

    Baby Bear Cub in Ashland Pharmacy

    Baby Bear Cub in Ashland Pharmacy

    October 22, 2014

    Some Ashland Rite Aid customers saw a rare site when they went to the store on Sunday. A one-month-old, 13 pound bear cub wandered into the store in the afternoon.

    40% of Web Users Have Been Harassed

    40% of Web Users Have Been Harassed

    October 22, 2014

    New research is giving a detailed look at abusive behavior on the Web. Seventy-three percent of adult Internet users have witnessed someone be harassed online, and 40 percent have personally experienced it.

    Social Security Benefits to Increase

    Social Security Benefits to Increase

    October 22, 2014

    Social Security checks will go up by 1.7 percent next year. That equals about $22 more each month, according to the Social Security Administration. In 2015, the average retired worker will receive $15,936 a year.

    Qualified Craft Worker Shortage

    Qualified Craft Worker Shortage

    October 22, 2014

    The survey conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America also found 61 percent of firms are having a hard time filling professional positions, including project supervisors, estimators and engineers.

    Wanted Man Arrested Following Search

    Wanted Man Arrested Following Search

    October 22, 2014

    The car's passenger was not wearing a seat belt, provided a false name to the trooper, and then fled on foot. The passenger was identifies as Kristopher Allen Rice, 21, of Salem. Rice was wanted in Marion County on felony warrants.

    Public Provides Boost for Sick Leave Law

    Public Provides Boost for Sick Leave Law

    October 22, 2014

    The city of Eugene got a bit of guidance as it drafted rules for its new mandatory sick leave law. The city invited the community for a public discussion Tuesday night regarding the creation of administrative rules for the law that goes into effect next summer.