• Deadly Crash on Highway 126

    Deadly Crash on Highway 126

    September 16, 2014

    A fiery crash on Highway 126 turns deadly. The crash happened at about 6 p.m. Tuesday night about two miles east of Walton. Oregon State Police say they're still piecing together what caused the crash.

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Ifo, Dior, Pellum

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Ifo, Dior, Pellum

    September 16, 2014

    Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich, defensive coordinator Don Pellum, and cornerbacks Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and Dior Mathis discuss Oregon's upcoming game against Washington State.

    Man Found Unconscious near Veneta

    Man Found Unconscious near Veneta

    September 16, 2014

    A man is in intensive care after he was found unconscious in his vehicle Tuesday morning about 10 miles west of Veneta. Police say an ODOT employee first noticed a tire in the brush off of Highway 126. That led the employee and a trooper to an overturned Chevy Impala with a man inside.

    Eugene Baby Gets Bone Marrow Transplant

    Eugene Baby Gets Bone Marrow Transplant

    September 16, 2014

    A Eugene baby is one step closer to coming home after receiving a bone marrow transplant in Portland. Monday night, 4-month-old Kai Knight, received a bone marrow transplant at Doernbecher Children's Hospital, and Tuesday morning, just hours later, he was all smiles.

    Donations Sought for People in Weed

    Donations Sought for People in Weed

    September 16, 2014

    United Way of Jackson County has opened an account at U.S. Bank for the long-term healing of the communities affected by the Boles Fire burning in Weed, California.

    Ambulance Crashes near McKenzie Bridge

    Ambulance Crashes near McKenzie Bridge

    September 16, 2014

    Oregon State Police say distracted driving is to blame for an accident involving a Eugene-Springfield ambulance. It happened Monday on Highway 126 near McKenzie Bridge and sent three people to the hospital and the ambulance to the city's fleet yard.

    International Students Move to Campus

    International Students Move to Campus

    September 16, 2014

    Move-in day for most students at the University of Oregon is about a week away, but on Wednesday, international students will have their turn during the International Student Orientation.

    Suspect Was on Outing with Juvenile Dept

    Suspect Was on Outing with Juvenile Dept

    September 16, 2014

    We're learning more about the teenager who was arrested for allegedly beating and raping a woman near Autzen Stadium over the weekend. Lynne Schroeder, Washington County Juvenile Department Director, released a statement Tuesday regarding the incident.

    Best Places to Live: Eugene #20

    Best Places to Live: Eugene #20

    September 16, 2014

    Eugene is getting national attention for its access to outdoor recreation and its health conscious attitude. The city ranks number 20 in the top 100 places to live according to Livability.com.

    Missing Woman Found near Blue River

    Missing Woman Found near Blue River

    September 16, 2014

    Police say a missing woman who was last seen near Cougar Dam has been found. Lane County sheriff’s deputies say 28-year-old Megan Elizabeth Ryan was reported missing near Road 19 Saturday night around 9 p.m.

    Roseburg Homicide Suspect Arrested

    Roseburg Homicide Suspect Arrested

    September 16, 2014

    Police are investigating a homicide at Fast Stop Market on Diamond Lake Blvd. in Roseburg. Officers arrested a person of interest Tuesday.

    UPS to Hire Up to 95K Seasonal Workers

    UPS to Hire Up to 95K Seasonal Workers

    September 16, 2014

    UPS is going to make it a happy holiday for lots of people looking for work. This holiday season, the parcel delivery service plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal employees--that's nearly double last year's total of 55,000.

    NASA to Award Spacecraft Contract

    NASA to Award Spacecraft Contract

    September 16, 2014

    No more hitch-hiking for American astronauts. They'll soon have their own ride. NASA is expected to award a contract to both Boeing and SpaceX to take astronauts to the International Space Station.

    3 Injuries Reported in Boles Fire

    3 Injuries Reported in Boles Fire

    September 16, 2014

    CAL Fire is reporting Tuesday morning that the Boles Fire is 375 acres and 20 percent contained. Over 100 structures have been damaged or destroyed.

    Bi-Mart Drive Day Great Rotary Duck Race

    Bi-Mart Drive Day Great Rotary Duck Race

    September 16, 2014

    Tuesday is Bi-Mart's Lucky Tuesday at 18th Avenue and Chambers. Meet the recipient agencies and purchase Great Rotary Duck Race tickets.

    Oregon Adds Jobs, But Unemployment Rises

    Oregon Adds Jobs, But Unemployment Rises

    September 16, 2014

    The primary measure of employment in Oregon, seasonally adjusted non-farm payroll employment, increased by 2,900 jobs in August. Professional and business services added 900 jobs while manufacturing added 1,000 jobs in August.

    Police Look for Attackers in Knife Fight

    Police Look for Attackers in Knife Fight

    September 16, 2014

    Police say the victim told them four white bald men approached him under the Springfield Bridge and asked for money Monday afternoon. When he said no, they attacked him with a knife.

    Springfield Conducts Smoke Test

    Springfield Conducts Smoke Test

    September 16, 2014

    The City of Springfield’s Development and Public Works Department will smoke test sewer lines Tuesday. The sewer lines serving homes in the southwest Harlow Road area will be tested September 16-18.

    UPDATE: Teen Dies in Crash

    UPDATE: Teen Dies in Crash

    September 16, 2014

    The crash was on Old Stagecoach Road between Mapleton and Walton. Oregon State Police says Canyon McCardel, 18, died and Hannah Smith, 18, was trapped in the wreckage.

    Wildlife Safari Welcomes Two Marmosets

    Wildlife Safari Welcomes Two Marmosets

    September 16, 2014

    Wildlife Safari welcomed two new animals to the safari village. It says two Geoffroy's Marmosets have joined the family.

    Eastbound Beltline Opens After Crash

    Eastbound Beltline Opens After Crash

    September 16, 2014

    Traffic has reopened after it was blocked on eastbound Beltline at Northwest Expressway. There was a crash involving three cars just before 8:00 a.m. Tuesday. At least one person was transported to the hospital.

    100 Homes Damaged or Destoyed in Weed

    100 Homes Damaged or Destoyed in Weed

    September 15, 2014

    At least 100 homes have been damaged or completely destroyed so far because of the fire burning in Weed on Monday. Several other structures are also destroyed.

    Woman Missing near Blue River

    Woman Missing near Blue River

    September 15, 2014

    Police are looking for a missing woman who was last seen on a road at Cougar Dam. Lane County sheriff's deputies responded to a missing persons call at Road 19 Saturday night around 9 p.m.

    EPD Arrests New York Fugitive

    EPD Arrests New York Fugitive

    September 15, 2014

    A Eugene man is in jail, thousands of miles from where he's accused of committing a crime. The Eugene Police Department says it arrested a fugitive Sunday night, accused of multiple dangerous crimes in New York, after getting an anonymous tip.

    Police Identify Teen Rape Suspect

    Police Identify Teen Rape Suspect

    September 15, 2014

    Police released new information Monday about a frightening attack on Saturday evening. A teenager is accused of beating and raping a woman near Autzen Stadium.

    Chuck E. Cheese Closes in Springfield

    Chuck E. Cheese Closes in Springfield

    September 15, 2014

    You'll have to head to Salem if you want to take the kids to Chuck E. Cheese. The arcade at the Gateway Mall in Springfield shut its doors this weekend.

    Heat Hustles Harvest

    Heat Hustles Harvest

    September 15, 2014

    We've broken the record in Eugene for the number of days at or above 90 degrees in one summer. Local farmers say the heat is helping their crops.

    Q Fever in Linn and Benton Counties

    Q Fever in Linn and Benton Counties

    September 15, 2014

    There have already been four confirmed cases of Q Fever in Benton and Linn Counties this year, but public health officials say there is not a threat that residents should be concerned about.

    Blue Green Algae Found in Tenmile Lakes

    Blue Green Algae Found in Tenmile Lakes

    September 15, 2014

    The state has issued a health advisory for anyone planning to head to Tenmile Lakes near Reedsport. The Oregon Health Authority issued a health advisory after high levels of blue green algae were found in the water.

    Oats Harvested for Food For Lane County

    Oats Harvested for Food For Lane County

    September 15, 2014

    An unexpected partnership is helping solve the hunger problem in Lane County. On Monday, farmers harvested 25,000 pounds of oats to be given to Food For Lane County.

    4J Supporters Ask for Levy Renewal

    4J Supporters Ask for Levy Renewal

    September 15, 2014

    In less than two months, voters in Eugene will be asked to renew a five-year local option levy for the 4J School District. The kickoff was held at Sheldon High School. It's just one of the many schools in the district that would benefit if this measure passes.

    Students Line Up for Football Tickets

    Students Line Up for Football Tickets

    September 15, 2014

    The Oregon State Beavers take on San Diego State this weekend at home, and students lined up Monday morning to get their free football game tickets. Six-thousand tickets are reserved for students. At 9 a.m., the ticket office opened.

    Crews Contain Fire in Douglas County

    Crews Contain Fire in Douglas County

    September 15, 2014

    Firefighters contained the two-acre Warm Springs Butte Fire Sunday night about five miles north of Lemolo Lake, near the Diamond Drive route. The fire started on Saturday, and crews worked all through the night to build a containment line around the fire.

    Study Shows Importance of Vitamin E

    Study Shows Importance of Vitamin E

    September 15, 2014

    A new study shows the importance of vitamin E, especially for the young, elderly and women who are pregnant. Researchers at Oregon State University say only a tiny fraction of Americans get enough Vitamin E.

    Going Green for Halloween

    Going Green for Halloween

    September 15, 2014

    Next month trick-or-treaters will be hitting the streets. A question for many right now is, what will your child, or you, be for Halloween? We have some great ideas re-fashioned costumes. It's a new line from St. Vincent de Paul.

    Unregistered Voters to Receive Postcards

    Unregistered Voters to Receive Postcards

    September 15, 2014

    Unregistered Oregon voters should expect to get a postcard in the mail this week. Election officials say 900,000 Oregonians who have a driver license or state ID card will be getting postcards reminding them to register if they haven't already.

    Eugene Teen Dies in Car Crash

    Eugene Teen Dies in Car Crash

    September 15, 2014

    Oregon State Police has released new information about a deadly crash that happened between Mapleton and Walton.

    Microsoft Buys Minecraft for $2.5B

    Microsoft Buys Minecraft for $2.5B

    September 15, 2014

    Microsoft is buying the game's developer Mojang for $2.5 billion. Since 2009, Minecraft has had more than 100 million downloads on the PC alone and has a huge online community around the world.

    New NFL Staff to Address Violence

    New NFL Staff to Address Violence

    September 15, 2014

    Four women will help shape the NFL's policies on domestic violence and sexual assault. League Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the news in a memo to teams Monday. The group includes three experts in domestic violence who will serve as senior advisers.

    Group to Build Vietnam Wall Replica

    Group to Build Vietnam Wall Replica

    September 15, 2014

    A group supporting local veterans says it is planning to build a permanent replica of the Vietnam Wall in Jackson County. The president of the Southern Oregon Veterans Benefit group says he's working with the city of Medford to find a place for the wall.

    “Speedballing” on the Rise

    "Speedballing" on the Rise

    September 15, 2014

    Medford police arrested three people Saturday night on charges related to possession of meth. Drug abuse is nothing new to southern Oregon, but what is new is an increase in meth being combined with heroin.

    Wildfire Evacuates Campground & RV Park

    Wildfire Evacuates Campground & RV Park

    September 15, 2014

    Fire officials say the wildfire started Saturday afternoon near the town of Estacada. The town is not threatened at this time, but a nearby campground and RV park have been evacuated.

    Eugene Police Arrest Wanted Fugitive

    Eugene Police Arrest Wanted Fugitive

    September 14, 2014

    Eugene Police arrested 31-year-old Jahson Marryshow after they received a tip he was in the area.

    Leap Of Faith For Recovery

    Leap Of Faith For Recovery

    September 14, 2014

    A group of recovering addicts from Serenity Lane celebrated recovery in a unique way- by skydiving. Their message is that there is life after the death of addiction.

    Woman Steals Car with Kids Inside

    Woman Steals Car with Kids Inside

    September 14, 2014

    A Springfield woman is in jail tonight after allegedly stealing a car on with a teenager and a child inside. Investigators say a mother went into Safeway on Main Street in Springfield just before 4:00 p.m. yesterday.

    Teen Suspect Arrested in Rape Case

    Teen Suspect Arrested in Rape Case

    September 14, 2014

    The Eugene Police Department is investigating a rape that officers say happened near Autzen Stadium Saturday night. A 17-year-old male is in jail, accused of beating and raping a 39-year-old woman.

    Early Harvest for Wine Grapes

    Early Harvest for Wine Grapes

    September 14, 2014

    Local winemakers say the hot, dry summer is causing many vineyard grapes to mature faster, making for an earlier harvest.

    Marijuana Show Holds Auditions

    Marijuana Show Holds Auditions

    September 14, 2014

    The entertainment industry is getting in on the legal marijuana action in Colorado.

    Woman Arrested for Kidnapping

    Woman Arrested for Kidnapping

    September 14, 2014

    Police say a woman's been arrested for kidnapping after stealing a car Saturday that had 17-year-old and a 2-year-old inside. It happened just before 4:00 p.m. Saturday

    Teen Rape Suspect Arrested Near Autzen

    Teen Rape Suspect Arrested Near Autzen

    September 14, 2014

    A 17-year-old is in custody accused of beating and raping a woman near Autzen Stadium Saturday night. At about 8:15 p.m. Eugene Police Officers were called to the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Scout Access Road, between Autzen Stadium and the Boy Scouts of America building.