• Oregon Patient Being Monitored for Ebola

    Oregon Patient Being Monitored for Ebola

    October 31, 2014

    An individual is being monitored in Portland for possible Ebola symptoms. Not much information is being released about the person, just that they are isolated in a hospital and that there is no danger to the public.

    Corvallis Halloween Display Lights Up

    Corvallis Halloween Display Lights Up

    October 31, 2014

    Ten-thousand dollars is how much a Corvallis family has spent over the years on a Halloween production in their front yard, and trick-or-treaters will have the opportunity to see the free show Halloween night.

    Police Investigate Corvallis Burglaries

    Police Investigate Corvallis Burglaries

    October 31, 2014

    Police are investigating a string of burglaries at some Corvallis businesses. Around 1:55 a.m. Friday, officers responded to Dock 22 at 151 NW Monroe Ave. after the restaurant's alarm went off. They say someone broke in the front door and stole the cash register and other items.

    Roseburg Woman Dies in Hunting Accident

    Roseburg Woman Dies in Hunting Accident

    October 31, 2014

    A Roseburg woman was killed in a hunting accident in Douglas County Thursday. The sheriff's office has identified the 20-year-old victim as Rachel Frerichs of Roseburg.

    Cash For Your Halloween Candy

    Cash For Your Halloween Candy

    October 31, 2014

    Local dentists have a sweet deal for trick-or-treaters: cash for your candy! One participating office is Emerald Valley Dental in Creswell.

    Man Sentenced for Robbery, Shooting

    Man Sentenced for Robbery, Shooting

    October 31, 2014

    A judge handed down a sentence for a man found guilty of robbery and a shooting at a medical marijuana grow operation in the Bethel area. Matthew William Dean Ogletree, 24, will spend 15 years for the 2011 incident.

    Fugitive Captured in Lane County

    Fugitive Captured in Lane County

    October 31, 2014

    After hiding in Lane County for more than 20 years, a fugitive from New York has been caught. The Lane County Sheriff's Office arrested John Franklin Forbis, 72, Thursday at his home in Deadwood.

    Fire Damages Lebanon House

    Fire Damages Lebanon House

    October 31, 2014

    It'll be a long cleanup for a Lebanon family, after a fire heavily damaged their home. The first call was just after 10 a.m. Thursday in the 1400 block of Hiatt Street. When crews showed up, flames were coming from the home.

    Burglar Wakes Woman in Bed

    Burglar Wakes Woman in Bed

    October 31, 2014

    A Eugene woman woke up Friday morning to a burglar climbing into her bed and touching her. It happened at about 5:48 a.m. Friday at a home on Kinsrow Avenue. Police say the woman screamed and the suspect fled with some cash.

    Court Upholds McAnulty Death Sentence

    Court Upholds McAnulty Death Sentence

    October 31, 2014

    The Oregon Supreme Court is upholding the death sentence of a Eugene woman who tortured and killed her 15-year-old daughter Jeanette Maples. Angela McAnulty pleaded guilty to aggravated murder the day her trial was set to begin in 2011.

    OSU Celebrates Homecoming Weekend

    OSU Celebrates Homecoming Weekend

    October 30, 2014

    Beaver Believers have a billion reasons to show their school spirit this weekend for homecoming: Oregon State University is celebrating its billion dollar campaign - a fundraising goal mark OSU met earlier this year.

    Uber Controversy Continues

    Uber Controversy Continues

    October 30, 2014

    The city of Eugene is telling the popular smart phone app Uber to hit the brakes and stop operating until the company meets a list of regulations, but the ride-sharing company says it'll continue operating until rules change.

    Final Day of Hospital Workers Strike

    Final Day of Hospital Workers Strike

    October 30, 2014

    Workers picketed outside the hospital for their final day, hoping to come to some agreement with administration. They say they want management to acknowledge how valuable they are to the hospital, and these past three days have been a sacrifice.

    Bowen Murder Trial Begins

    Bowen Murder Trial Begins

    October 30, 2014

    After days spent trying to select a jury, opening statements began Thursday in the murder trial for a man accused of killing a former Cottage Grove woman. David Bowen is accused of murdering Tammy Borda last winter.

    High School Holds Mock Election

    High School Holds Mock Election

    October 30, 2014

    They aren't even allowed to vote yet, but students at South Eugene High School are already diving into their civic duty. For the first time, the school held a mock election for the general election, so they aren't expecting as big of a turnout.

    Eugene Police Seek Stolen Items

    Eugene Police Seek Stolen Items

    October 30, 2014

    Eugene police are asking for the public's help to track down items stolen from homes around the University of Oregon campus that were then sold on Craigslist. If you think you may have bought something from the suspect or were a victim of a burglary, call police.

    15th St. Closed Temporarily in Corvallis

    15th St. Closed Temporarily in Corvallis

    October 30, 2014

    Crews blocked off 15th Street near Washington Way to install railroad crossing equipment. The re-alignment project widened the intersection and added crosswalks and bike lanes.

    Giants Return Home After World Series

    Giants Return Home After World Series

    October 30, 2014

    The San Francisco Giants are World Series champions once again. The team returned home to cheering fans early Thursday morning. The giants beat the Kanas City Royals 3-to-2 in game seven in Missouri.

    Plane Crash Kills 4 in Kansas

    Plane Crash Kills 4 in Kansas

    October 30, 2014

    A small plane crash at a Wichita, Kansas airport has claimed four lives, according to the fire marshal, who says four others remain missing and five others are injured. Investigators say the plane crashed into a building across the street from the airport.

    Lava Moving Closer to Road, Homes

    Lava Moving Closer to Road, Homes

    October 30, 2014

    The Hawaii National Guard is order residents to clear out, as lava flowing from the Kilauea Volcano moves less than 100 yards from homes. Hawaiian officials say the flow has sped up lately and could reach homes by the next day or two.

    Your Voice, Your Vote: Measure 91

    Your Voice, Your Vote: Measure 91

    October 30, 2014

    One of the biggest issues on the November ballots in Oregon is Measure 91 and the vote to legalize recreational marijuana. KEZI 9 News Anchor Jennifer Richardson takes an in-depth look.

    Flu Vaccine: Give It A Shot?

    Flu Vaccine: Give It A Shot?

    October 30, 2014

    The Lane County Public Health Department is launching a big campaign to raise immunization rates in Lane County; in particular, the flu vaccine. It wants to raise it from the current 38% for adults to 50%.

    Corvallis Hospital Prepares for Ebola

    Corvallis Hospital Prepares for Ebola

    October 29, 2014

    The Centers For Disease control has confirmed more than 10,000 cases of Ebola, and hospitals in Oregon are preparing. Health officials have designated six hospital systems in the state to treat Ebola patients, including Samaritan Health Services in Corvallis.

    “Cannamoms” Make the Move to Oregon

    “Cannamoms” Make the Move to Oregon

    October 29, 2014

    Oregon's medical marijuana program is one of the most recognized in the county; so much so, even people from outside of the state are moving here just to take part. Oregon is the only state that allows non-residents to legally participate in its medical marijuana program.

    Officers Prepare for Halloween

    Officers Prepare for Halloween

    October 29, 2014

    As we head into the holiday weekend keep in mind, there will be extra officers out and about near campus in Eugene to keep Halloween celebrations as safe as possible.

    Eugene City Officials Warn Uber

    Eugene City Officials Warn Uber

    October 29, 2014

    City officials say they've informed ride share program Uber it needs to follow the city's instructions or suspend operations. They've previously said the program is operating illegally and that it needs to become licensed, and drivers need to be certified.

    Hospital Workers Continue Strike

    Hospital Workers Continue Strike

    October 29, 2014

    Congressman Peter DeFazio stopped by the picket lines Wednesday afternoon to support McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center workers on day two of their strike. More than 150 people were out walking Wednesday in Springfield.

    Several Brands of Baby Wipes Recalled

    Several Brands of Baby Wipes Recalled

    October 29, 2014

    A Pennsylvania company is recalling several brands of baby wipes due to possible bacterial contamination. Nutek Disposables says it received complaints of rashes, irritation and fever. Tests showed some of the products contained bacteria.

    Students Create Anti-Bullying Video

    Students Create Anti-Bullying Video

    October 29, 2014

    October is National Bully Prevention Month, and some Springfield high school students have come up with a unique way to raise awareness. Thurston High School's peer group created a video with the message: "Be you."

    Man Arrested in Online Sexual Crime Case

    Man Arrested in Online Sexual Crime Case

    October 29, 2014

    A Wisconsin man is facing rape charges after flying to Oregon to meet a 13-year-old girl. Lebanon Police say Jonathon Mickelson, 27, first met the girl 2 years ago on an online gaming chatroom. He has kept in touch with her since.

    OHSU Study Identifies Autism Risk Factor

    OHSU Study Identifies Autism Risk Factor

    October 29, 2014

    Researchers at OHSU say they're making huge progress, in identifying genetic risk factors for autism. Scientists say there are about 400 genes associated with autism. A study published Wednesday identified 27 of those genes.

    Cashews Recalled for Salmonella

    Cashews Recalled for Salmonella

    October 29, 2014

    Chetak New York pulled more than 11,000 packages of their Deep Raw Cashew Pieces sold March through October. It includes sizes 7oz, 14oz, and 28oz bags.

    Hospital Joins International Trial

    Hospital Joins International Trial

    October 29, 2014

    A Springfield hospital is taking part in an international trial hoping to help find a cure for post-operative heart attacks. Studies have shown about one in ten people who undergo a non-cardiac surgery could suffer a heart injury called Myocardial Injury After Non-Cardiac Surgery or MINS.

    Men’s Homeless Shelter Prepares to Open

    Men’s Homeless Shelter Prepares to Open

    October 29, 2014

    With colder weather around the corner a Corvallis homeless shelter is getting ready to open its doors.

    “Cannamoms” Move to Oregon

    "Cannamoms" Move to Oregon

    October 29, 2014

    The Oregon Medical Marijuana Program allows non-residents to legally try medical cannabis, making it one of the most unique programs in the country. People from outside of the state are taking notice of the program and even moving to Oregon for the medicine.

    Elephant at Wildlife Safari Passes Away

    Elephant at Wildlife Safari Passes Away

    October 29, 2014

    Staff members at Wildlife Safari in Winston are celebrating the life of the park's oldest elephant. They say Alice passed away Tuesday at age 44. Elephants typically live to be just 37.

    Harry & David to Hold Job Fair in Eugene

    Harry & David to Hold Job Fair in Eugene

    October 29, 2014

    If you're looking to fill one of the hundreds of Harry & David positions opening up in Eugene, you can attend their job fair this week. The Medford-based company is hiring 430 seasonal employees. Many of the positions will start right away.

    Crash Injures 2 in Monroe

    Crash Injures 2 in Monroe

    October 29, 2014

    A Coos Bay woman is facing DUII charges after a crash left two drivers with serious injuries. The Benton County Sheriff's Office says it happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday about three miles north of Monroe.

    Florence Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

    Florence Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

    October 29, 2014

    Florence police arrested the woman suspected of robbing the Oregon Pacific Bank, Safeway branch in Florence last Friday. Police say a Florence city employee saw a vehicle parked in a driveway that matched the vehicle associated with Michelle Fisher, 59.

    Rise in Santa Clara Burglaries

    Rise in Santa Clara Burglaries

    October 29, 2014

    Eugene Police are looking for the person or group of people behind a spike in burglaries. Police say the reports are coming from the River Road and Santa Clara area. EPD says someone is breaking into homes through an open or unlocked garage door.

    Group Requests Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

    Group Requests Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

    October 28, 2014

    A student group at the University of Oregon is asking for change on campus to help all students. Last week, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Alliance issued a gender-inclusive bathroom challenge.

    Public Health Presents Ebola Protocol

    Public Health Presents Ebola Protocol

    October 28, 2014

    Public health officials in Lane County are trying to put the Ebola outbreak into perspective. They presented commissioners with the latest on Ebola and response protocol Tuesday, just in case we see a case in our area.

    Murder Trial Set to Begin

    Murder Trial Set to Begin

    October 28, 2014

    Jury selection is under way for the murder trial of a Cottage Grove man charged with killing his ex-girlfriend. The body of 55-year-old Tammy Borda was discovered in last year in mid-December.

    Local Hospital Workers On Strike

    Local Hospital Workers On Strike

    October 28, 2014

    Hundreds of hospital workers are making a statement Tuesday, picketing in front of McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield over failed contract negotiations.

    Truck Overturns on Albany Off-Ramp

    Truck Overturns on Albany Off-Ramp

    October 28, 2014

    A log truck is overturned on the I-5 off-ramp southbound in Albany at exit 233. Oregon State Police says the driver was going too fast around the curve. The driver is not hurt. Traffic is not delayed.

    Board Seeks Input on Willamalane Future

    Board Seeks Input on Willamalane Future

    October 28, 2014

    Residents have a chance to give input to shape the future of Willamalane Park and Recreation. The group is hosting a public input session so it can figure out how to shape its strategic plan.

    Brownsville Man Hit and Killed by Train

    Brownsville Man Hit and Killed by Train

    October 28, 2014

    A 19-year-old died when he was hit by a train moments after he was warned to get off the tracks, according to the Linn County Sheriff's Office. It all happened around 11 p.m. Monday near the 2100 block of Old Salem Road.

    Eugene Approves City Hall 4th Floor

    Eugene Approves City Hall 4th Floor

    October 28, 2014

    A new direction for the soon-to-be-built Eugene City Hall. City councilors have approved the construction of a fourth floor. Councilors gave the go ahead at Monday's work session.

    Glenwood Redevelopment Talks Continue

    Glenwood Redevelopment Talks Continue

    October 27, 2014

    The city of Springfield is pushing forward with plans to redevelop Glenwood and it's evaluating the role the county will play in the project. The Candlewood Suites are a fresh example of new development on Franklin Boulevard in Glenwood.

    Eugene Considers Boundary Expansion

    Eugene Considers Boundary Expansion

    October 27, 2014

    A lot of the land off Clear Lake Road is used for farming, but some property owners told KEZI 9 News the ground isn't what it used to be and it's time to find new use for it. That's why they're all for efforts to incorporate them into city limits.