• Friends Speak Out About OSU Porn Case

    Friends Speak Out About OSU Porn Case

    January 29, 2015

    The buzz around Oregon State University's campus still surrounds the viral pornography video that police say was filmed in a public area of the library. Oregon State Police cited the woman on Tuesday for public indecency - making headlines around the globe. But now, friends are speaking out against

    Police Warn About Strange Man

    Police Warn About Strange Man

    January 29, 2015

    Police are warning about a man who tried to get a woman into his vehicle and didn't want to take no for an answer. Police say it happened on 24th and Patterson at about 5:20 p.m. Wednesday. The woman says a black man in his late 20s or early 30s was pulling out of a daycare parking lot when he stopp

    Sex Abuse Suspect Arrested in Texas

    Sex Abuse Suspect Arrested in Texas

    January 29, 2015

    Springfield police are investigating a man wanted for sex abuse in several states. Jimmy Lopez was arrested in Texas on Tuesday. He was living in Springfield until last month. Police say he left the state after their investigation began.

    Interview: Neighborhood Watch

    Interview: Neighborhood Watch

    January 29, 2015

    How can you help keep your neighborhood safe? Turn to your next-door neighbor. Eugene Police Department Crime Prevention Specialist Harlow Meno joined us on KEZI 9 News Midday to talk about how you can look out for your neighbors.

    Renovating Civic Stadium: Part 1

    Renovating Civic Stadium: Part 1

    January 29, 2015

    The city of Eugene will decide the fate of historic Civic Stadium in a few weeks, and one group is making a final push to save the aging ballpark. The stadium's been vacant for more than five years, after the Eugene Emeralds left Civic Stadium to play at PK Park.

    Removed Trees Recycled

    Removed Trees Recycled

    January 29, 2015

    The trees along Sixth and Seventh avenues in Eugene continue to come down to make way for LTD's EmX project, but the transit agency says they're being put to good use.

    Psychiatric Hospital Open House

    Psychiatric Hospital Open House

    January 29, 2015

    Don't let the gray cement exterior of the new psychiatric hospital in Junction City fool you. Construction of the state's newest hospital is finally complete and the public will get a chance to take a look inside.

    Muslim Women Concerned with Rec Center

    Muslim Women Concerned with Rec Center

    January 29, 2015

    Thousands of students are enjoying a new rec center at the University of Oregon, but not all Ducks are flocking to the facilities. Some Muslim women on campus say the new windows in the workout rooms don't make for a comfortable environment.

    Double Fatal Crash On Highway 99

    Double Fatal Crash On Highway 99

    January 29, 2015

    Oregon State Police troopers are working a double fatal accident on Highway 99W near Milliron Road in Lane County near Junction City.

    Samaritan Bio-preparedness Training

    Samaritan Bio-preparedness Training

    January 28, 2015

    There is a demand for Ebola preparedness training in the Willamette Valley, and this week, some PeaceHealth employees were able to learn from experts at Samaritan Health Services.

    Former OSU Student Cited for Porn Video

    Former OSU Student Cited for Porn Video

    January 28, 2015

    Within several days, a 17-minute pornographic video that police say was filmed in the Valley Library at Oregon State University had 262,000 online views. On Tuesday, Oregon State Police arrested a former OSU student who they say filmed the video of herself in public, and cited her with a charge of p

    UO Documents Returned

    UO Documents Returned

    January 28, 2015

    A controversy surrounding the release of thousands of pages of uncensored documents at the UO may be over. According to the university, the documents have been returned.

    Missing Gresham Man Found Safe

    Missing Gresham Man Found Safe

    January 28, 2015

    A missing Gresham man last seen in Lane County has been found safe, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said. A forest ranger found 35-year-old Collin Ferguson's car abandoned in the Alsea area two weeks ago. He had been seen at a nearby store, displaying odd behavior.

    Springfield Man Faces DUII Charges

    Springfield Man Faces DUII Charges

    January 28, 2015

    A Springfield man is accused of leading police on a chase before crashing his SUV into a tree. Kelsey Barbion faces several charges including DUII, reckless driving, and eluding police.

    MECCA to Host Repair to Reuse Cafe

    MECCA to Host Repair to Reuse Cafe

    January 28, 2015

    Does your favorite sweater have a big hole in it? Or do you have an old sewing machine laying around that's broken? Then we have the event for you.

    Fire Damages Historic Woolworth Mansion

    Fire Damages Historic Woolworth Mansion

    January 28, 2015

    After dealing with the severe winter storm this week, emergency crews in Long Island are now battling a fire at a historic building. The mansion known as Winfield Hall was built in 1916 by the founder of Woolworth's.

    Northeast Recovers from Winter Storm

    Northeast Recovers from Winter Storm

    January 28, 2015

    Twenty-four hours and up to 30 inches of snow later, things still aren't back to normal in most of the Northeast. In Boston, the mayor is asking for patience because recovery will be slow.

    Oregon Wolf Population on the Rebound

    Oregon Wolf Population on the Rebound

    January 28, 2015

    The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) is moving to Phase Two of its wolf recovery plan after wildlife biologists documented seven breeding pairs of wolves in Oregon in 2014.

    ODFW Releases Map of Fishing Sites

    ODFW Releases Map of Fishing Sites

    January 28, 2015

    The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to make it easier for anglers with disabilities to fish. The department released a Google-based map that shows 133 sites across Oregon that may be suitable for anglers with physical disabilities.

    Consumer Reports: Overuse of CT Scans

    Consumer Reports: Overuse of CT Scans

    January 28, 2015

    CT scans give medical professionals detailed pictures of the inner workings of your body but can also expose you to high doses of radiation. More than 80 million CT scans are performed in the U.S. every year.

    Renewed Push for Harsher Privacy Laws

    Renewed Push for Harsher Privacy Laws

    January 27, 2015

    A change of heart for an Oregon man who admits to secretly recording a girl for years, starting when she was just 13 years old. The cameras inside the girl's Beaverton bedroom and beach house are now gone.

    Pedestrian Dies Following Crash

    Pedestrian Dies Following Crash

    January 27, 2015

    A pedestrian hit in Springfield died from his injuries Monday night.

    Blizzard Hits Northeast

    Blizzard Hits Northeast

    January 27, 2015

    As the blizzard of 2015 continues to wreak havoc on much of the Northeast, it seems to have spared New York City from the worst. Many are now criticizing city leaders for what they call overkill. The mayor's response: better safe than sorry.

    Local Birth Center Renovation Complete

    Local Birth Center Renovation Complete

    January 27, 2015

    McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center has completed its $1.6 million renovation to its Women's Health, Birth and Child Center. This is just one part of an overall renovation. Work on a second patient tower is scheduled to be finished in 2018.

    Board Will Hold 3rd Meeting on Fee

    Board Will Hold 3rd Meeting on Fee

    January 27, 2015

    There is still no decision on whether residents will be asked to vote on a proposal to pay more to register their vehicles in Lane County. The Lane County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday afternoon they wanted to refine the language of the ordinance.

    Audit Says Funds Used Appropriately

    Audit Says Funds Used Appropriately

    January 27, 2015

    An external audit of Lane County's safety levy says the funds are being used as promised. The levy was passed back in 2013. The money raised has since gone to maintain at least 255 local jail beds and 16 detention and treatment beds for youth services.

    Artist Turns Dying Tree into Sasquatch

    Artist Turns Dying Tree into Sasquatch

    January 27, 2015

    A Springfield homeowner found a way to bring some life to a dying tree. Nancy Gronfeldt says she was heartbroken to see a 100-year-old fir tree on her property slowly falling down.

    Trees Removed for EmX Project

    Trees Removed for EmX Project

    January 27, 2015

    Trees must come down as part of Lane Transit District's EmX project. Some trees along Sixth and Seventh avenues in Eugene, east of Garfield Street have been cut down, and crews are still working their way down to Charnelton Street.

    Local Choir to Perform at Carnegie Hall

    Local Choir to Perform at Carnegie Hall

    January 27, 2015

    Many musicians call it an opportunity of lifetime, performing at Carnegie Hall. That opportunity is here now for the South Eugene High School Choir. Fundraising efforts are underway to make sure every student who wants to go to New York, can go.

    Two Arrested for Damaging ATM

    Two Arrested for Damaging ATM

    January 27, 2015

    Two Lincoln County residents are in jail, accused of trying to take money out of an ATM. Police say two weeks ago an ATM outside a Bank of America in Newport was heavily damaged. Officers posted pictures online from the bank's security cameras.

    Man Arrested in Friend’s Stabbing

    Man Arrested in Friend's Stabbing

    January 27, 2015

    A Linn County man is in the hospital with life-threatening wounds after police say he was stabbed by his friend. It happened around 8 p.m. Monday on River Drive in Lebanon.

    Bomb Threat at Linn County Courthouse

    Bomb Threat at Linn County Courthouse

    January 27, 2015

    The Linn County Sheriff's Office is investigating a bomb threat at the Linn County Courthouse. Sources tell KEZI 9 News that someone called in a threat around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Police immediately evacuated the courthouse.

    Vehicle Registration Fee Proposal

    Vehicle Registration Fee Proposal

    January 27, 2015

    Gas prices continue to drop, but the cost of owning your car in Lane County may be on the rise. Commissioners are exploring a local vehicle registration fee to pay for road maintenance

    At Least One Dead in Hwy 99E Crash

    At Least One Dead in Hwy 99E Crash

    January 27, 2015

    Troopers are investigating a deadly crash on Highway 99E, about a mile south of Halsey. The wreck was Monday night and included three cars. Troopers say it started as a head-on crash. That's when the driver of the third car smashed into one of the cars.

    East Coast Storm Strands Local Traveler

    East Coast Storm Strands Local Traveler

    January 26, 2015

    The east coast storm is having a nationwide impact including for people from Eugene. Eugene resident Jeannie Snyder flew out to Philadelphia to celebrate her grandson's 1st birthday and has been visiting for a couple of weeks. She says her flight home Tuesday was cancelled Saturday in anticipation o

    School District to Put Out Bond Measure

    School District to Put Out Bond Measure

    January 26, 2015

    A Douglas County School District is moving forward with a school bond measure on the November ballot. While Yoncalla High School only consists of about a hundred high school students, some community members say the campus is the heart of their small town.

    Earthquake Anniversary Marks 315 Years

    Earthquake Anniversary Marks 315 Years

    January 26, 2015

    Jan. 26 marks the anniversary of the last Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. It shook the Pacific Northwest 315 years ago.

    Man Sentenced for Park Rape

    Man Sentenced for Park Rape

    January 26, 2015

    A former Eugene resident will spend more than six years in prison for raping a 12-year-old girl. Anthony Meredith, 22, pleaded guilty to raping the girl at Alton Baker Park during a game of hide and seek in 2008.

    Man Convicted in Fatal Stabbing

    Man Convicted in Fatal Stabbing

    January 26, 2015

    A Reedsport man was convicted of second-degree manslaughter for the 2013 stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend. That was the verdict handed down by a Roseburg jury against Michael Lee Corrie.

    Local Drivers Love Falling Gas Prices

    Local Drivers Love Falling Gas Prices

    January 26, 2015

    Gas prices just keep falling, and local drivers couldn't be happier. At the ARCO station on Gateway Street in Springfield Monday afternoon, a gallon of regular unleaded there was $1.95. Some drivers said they've been hitting the road more often because of the lower prices.

    UO’s Straub Hall Reopens

    UO's Straub Hall Reopens

    January 26, 2015

    More than one year of construction is a step closer to wrapping up, as Straub Hall on the University of Oregon campus opens its doors for the first time since fall 2013.

    Smoke Alarm Campaign

    Smoke Alarm Campaign

    January 26, 2015

    Home fires are the biggest threat facing families in Oregon. In 2012, home fires in Oregon killed more people than Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy and 2011 tornadoes.

    What You Need to Know About Measles

    What You Need to Know About Measles

    January 26, 2015

    The CDC is warning even those who have been vaccinated may not be safe. We had the chance to talk with ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Richard Besser, about measles and what you need to know.

    Drone Crashes on White House Grounds

    Drone Crashes on White House Grounds

    January 26, 2015

    The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a "device" found on the White House grounds. It is being described as a small drone, according to a White House official. Emergency crews responded Monday morning.

    Consumer Reports: Best TVs for Sports

    Consumer Reports: Best TVs for Sports

    January 26, 2015

    A sports bar is a great place to watch the big game. But if you’re buying a TV for your Super Bowl party at home, Consumer Reports has complete buying advice. Its testers say a screen that’s at least 50 inches or larger is a good size for a crowd.

    LCC Seeks Input on 5-Year Plan

    LCC Seeks Input on 5-Year Plan

    January 26, 2015

    Lane Community College is looking for public input as it works on a five-year plan. On Monday, LCC will continue a series of open forums about what the college should be doing.

    Lanes Restricted on Siuslaw River Bridge

    Lanes Restricted on Siuslaw River Bridge

    January 26, 2015

    A bird abatement project will restrict travel on the Siuslaw River Bridge in Florence to a single lane this week. Work will happen between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Monday through Thursday, and traffic will be controlled by flaggers.

    Brush Fire Burns near San Francisco

    Brush Fire Burns near San Francisco

    January 26, 2015

    Flames erupted early Monday morning in Pacifica about 15 miles south of San Francisco. High winds pushed the brush fire near a neighborhood, forcing dozens of evacuations. It also threatened a nearby high school.

    Coast Guard Suspends Search

    Coast Guard Suspends Search

    January 26, 2015

    Coast Guard crews suspended the search Monday morning for a man who disappeared after the boat he was on capsized. It happened Sunday afternoon near Paradise Point in Port Orford. Crews say three people were on board at the time, and two made it to shore.

    Attempted Robbery near UO

    Attempted Robbery near UO

    January 26, 2015

    The Eugene Police Department is investigating an attempted armed robbery near the University of Oregon. Three females told police they were approached by a man hold a gun around 12:30 a.m. Sunday near East 17th Avenue and Patterson Street.