• Ducks Dominate Buffaloes, 44-10

    Ducks Dominate Buffaloes, 44-10

    November 22, 2014

    #2 Oregon dominated from the beginning and was never threatened in a 44-10 win over Colorado. In what might have been his final game at Autzen Stadium, Marcus Mariota was 24/32 for 323 yards, 3 touchdowns and no interceptions. He also ran 8 times for 73 yards and a touchdown.

    “Jesus, Girls, and Marcus Mariota”

    "Jesus, Girls, and Marcus Mariota"

    November 22, 2014

    After Oregon's 44-10 win over Colorado, 6th grader Charlie Pape asked Mark Helfrich if Marcus Mariota would be returning to school next season. The back-and-forth, which included a reference to "Jesus, girls, and Marcus Mariota" was hilarious.

    Senator Wyden Delivers Food Boxes

    Senator Wyden Delivers Food Boxes

    November 22, 2014

    Senator Ron Wyden is helping deliver food to Eugene families for the holidays. He was joined by University of Oregon's "O Heroes" athlete volunteers.

    Veteran Gets A New Home

    Veteran Gets A New Home

    November 22, 2014

    A big win at Autzen Stadium Saturday for a veteran, who was presented with a free house during the game.

    Tenants Forced Out of Apartments

    Tenants Forced Out of Apartments

    November 21, 2014

    Residents in a Springfield apartment complex now have about 24 hours to get out. City officials say the building violates a number of fire codes and is no longer safe to live inside. While many people living there understand, it doesn't make this process any easier.

    César Chávez Students Donate Food

    César Chávez Students Donate Food

    November 21, 2014

    Students at César Chávez Elementary School loaded up shopping carts, boxes, and armfuls of food. They walked it from their classrooms to the food pantry at Eugene Faith Center. They collected more than a thousand pounds of food for Food For Lane County.

    City Club Talks Recreation Marijuana

    City Club Talks Recreation Marijuana

    November 21, 2014

    With the passage of Measure 91, Oregonians can legally smoke marijuana recreationally starting July 1, 2105. But the details are still being worked out, and that was the topic of Friday's City Club of Eugene forum.

    Student Accused of Sharing Child Porn

    Student Accused of Sharing Child Porn

    November 21, 2014

    An Oregon State University student is facing charges, accused of sharing child porn. Detectives with the Linn County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant at the Buxton Hall dorm Friday. They say Philipp Jean Bardenheier shared child porn to a computer in Linn County.

    Lawsuit Challenges Air Facility Closure

    Lawsuit Challenges Air Facility Closure

    November 21, 2014

    A federal lawsuit is about to be filed, challenging the legality of the U.S. Coast Guard's plans to close its air facility in Newport. The Newport Fishermen's Wives Group has been raising money so the group could hire an attorney to file a lawsuit.

    Eugene Police Prepares for Protests

    Eugene Police Prepares for Protests

    November 21, 2014

    Eugene Police Chief Pete Kerns says his department is making preparations for possible protests after the Michael Brown decision. The department has requested that groups give advance notice of possible demonstrations, though they are not required to do so.

    Maude Kerns Art Center Exhibit Opens

    Maude Kerns Art Center Exhibit Opens

    November 21, 2014

    More one-of-a-kind gifts go on sale Friday. Maude Kerns Art Center celebrates the opening of it annual exhibit--Art of all Seasons--this weekend. You'll find a variety of art, all by local artists. Prices range from $3 to $4,000.

    Preventing Holiday Package Theft

    Preventing Holiday Package Theft

    November 21, 2014

    Eugene police officers want to remind people of a few tips on how to keep your holiday packages safe this season.

    Woman Robbed near Eugene Bus Stop

    Woman Robbed near Eugene Bus Stop

    November 21, 2014

    Eugene police say three unknown males wearing masks pulled up to a 43-year-old woman near the bus stop near WinCo on Barger Thursday night, while she was cutting through the parking lot at the Oregon Medical Clinic on Aerial Way.

    UO Student Reacts to Immigration Plan

    UO Student Reacts to Immigration Plan

    November 21, 2014

    Obama's executive action resonated with a number of people who were at that watch party, especially for one University of Oregon student whose parents are illegal immigrants, but have been here for years and want to contribute to society.

    OSP Responds to Fatal Crash On Hwy 99

    OSP Responds to Fatal Crash On Hwy 99

    November 21, 2014

    Highway 99 has reopened south of Junction City after it was closed for hours while police were investigating a deadly crash. It happened just before 7 a.m. Friday on Highway 99 north of Mill Iron Road. One person was killed in this crash.

    Newport Murder Case Continues

    Newport Murder Case Continues

    November 20, 2014

    A woman accused of throwing her son off the Yaquina Bay Bridge will undergo a mental evaluation before her case proceeds in court. Jillian McCabe, 34, was arrested earlier this month after police say she killed her son, 6-year-old London McCabe.

    Crowd Watches Immigration Announcement

    Crowd Watches Immigration Announcement

    November 20, 2014

    Throughout the state Thursday night crowds gathered to watch President Barack Obama's immigration announcement. The fear of being deported and breaking up families is why immigrants are turning to President Obama for comfort.

    Profits of Panhandling: Part 2

    Profits of Panhandling: Part 2

    November 20, 2014

    On Tuesday we showed you the first half of our special two-part report on panhandling in Eugene. In our conclusion, we look at how much panhandling pays and who's actually doing it. KEZI 9 News morning anchor Bob Schaper got a firsthand look at the profits of panhandling.

    Community to Facility Privileges

    Community to Facility Privileges

    November 20, 2014

    Cheryl Kidd, the woman who shot and killed Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen currently calls a secure residential treatment facility in Pendleton home. Despite protests from Kilcullen's friends and family, Kidd was transferred there last month.

    Springfield Teachers Awarded Grants

    Springfield Teachers Awarded Grants

    November 20, 2014

    Some educators got some surprises in the Springfield School District Thursday. The Springfield Education Foundation's (SEF) Grant Givers Bus stopped at 13 schools and passed out 22 awards to teachers and faculty members, $32,000 in all.

    Obama to Unveil Immigration Plan

    Obama to Unveil Immigration Plan

    November 20, 2014

    The president plans to overhaul immigration rules, announcing some key changes during a prime-time speech, Thursday night. The anticipation of executive action has already drawn criticism from some Republicans in Congress. Click here at 5 p.m. to watch President Obama's speech live.

    Sheriff’s Office Community Meetings

    Sheriff's Office Community Meetings

    November 20, 2014

    The Lane County Sheriff's Office is excited to announce a new round of Community Awareness Meetings beginning November 20, 2014.

    Uber Fined

    Uber Fined

    November 19, 2014

    The app-based ride sharing company Uber is picking up some flack along with its fares. Wednesday the city of Eugene fined Uber for operating without a city public passenger vehicle license. Uber driver Brenda Laird says she needs the job.

    Inmate Who Died Had Bacterial Infection

    Inmate Who Died Had Bacterial Infection

    November 19, 2014

    The Linn County Sheriff's Office says an inmate who died at the Linn County Jail had a bacterial infection. The sheriff's office says 42-year-old Samantha Robinson, of Lebanon, was arrested on drug-related charges last week and was first treated at a hospital for flu-like symptoms.

    Plumber Arrested for Invasion of Privacy

    Plumber Arrested for Invasion of Privacy

    November 19, 2014

    Corvallis police fear there may be more victims after a plumber was arrested on charges of secretly videotaping customers. Detectives say 39 year-old James Bartholomeusz owns Ace Rooter Services, a business that operates in Albany, Corvallis and Salem.

    NextStep Recycles Electronics

    NextStep Recycles Electronics

    November 19, 2014

    Organizers say people should bring used electronics to the NextStep booth at the NEDCO Sprout! Farmer's Market Friday. The items will be brought back to the facilities where they'll be properly disposed of or repurposed and sold at a low cost.

    Search Continues for Robbery Suspect

    Search Continues for Robbery Suspect

    November 19, 2014

    Eugene Police is looking for an armed man who they say robbed a gas station Tuesday night. EPD says just before 10 p.m. a man approached an employee at the 76 gas station on 6th Avenue. Police say he displayed a gun and demanded money.

    Defending Against Assault

    Defending Against Assault

    November 19, 2014

    Eugene Police say a woman who fought back with pepper spray after allegedly being sexually assaulted, helped her escape the very dangerous situation.

    EPD Sex Assault Suspect Search Continues

    EPD Sex Assault Suspect Search Continues

    November 19, 2014

    Eugene Police say the incident happened just before 6 p.m. near the 7-Eleven and Baja Fresh on Coburg Road. A young woman was walking to her car when the man approached her with a knife, took her to a dark part of the parking lot, and sexually assaulted her.

    Homeless Campers Cited

    Homeless Campers Cited

    November 19, 2014

    A number of homeless campers faced citations Wednesday morning as Eugene Police cleared a camp on 6th avenue. EPD says homeless campers have been at the site behind the federal courthouse for weeks. About a week ago it issued a notice to vacate the area.

    Restaurant Opens in Old Train Depot

    Restaurant Opens in Old Train Depot

    November 19, 2014

    There's some good news for pasta lovers in Corvallis. The Old Spaghetti Factory opened its doors to the public Wednesday. The building is an old train depot on the Willamette River where­ Michael's Landing and Terminus used to be.

    EPD Warns About Growing Number of Scams

    EPD Warns About Growing Number of Scams

    November 19, 2014

    These scams range from automated voices claiming to be from the IRS, to a person asking for donations for a good cause. Law enforcement is asking all residents to be cautious because tracking down the scammers is difficult, so prevention is key.

    Killcullen’s Killer in Treatment

    Killcullen’s Killer in Treatment

    November 19, 2014

    Pendleton Cottage is a secure residential treatment facility that has several security measures including an alarmed fence with bar arm to prevent climbing, locked and alarmed gates and windows, cameras and 24-hour staffing.

    Black Friday Shoppers Shop Online

    Black Friday Shoppers Shop Online

    November 19, 2014

    A study by Bankrate.com found that 40 percent of Americans plan to shop on Black Friday. Of those who will shop, 28 percent will head to stores and the rest will go online.

    Staples Closes More Stores

    Staples Closes More Stores

    November 19, 2014

    Staples is tacking on more store closings to its restructuring plan in an effort to save money. The office supplier plans to shut an additional 30 stores across North America this year. That's in addition to the 140 already announced.

    PacificSource Hosts Insurance Workshops

    PacificSource Hosts Insurance Workshops

    November 19, 2014

    Health insurance sign-up is under way. PacificSource Health Plans just launched a statewide campaign called 'Get Out, Get Covered" where you can get individual answers to your questions.

    Crews Share Remodel Plan for Bridge

    Crews Share Remodel Plan for Bridge

    November 19, 2014

    Members of the team working on the project to protect, restore and improve the safety of the historic Florence bridge will explain the details of their project. It is set to begin in 2015 and expected to last for three years.

    Keystone Pipeline Bill Fails

    Keystone Pipeline Bill Fails

    November 19, 2014

    The nearly 1,200 mile pipeline would run from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. The house passed it overwhelmingly last week. Supporters say it would boost U.S. energy independence and the economy, but opponents say it could cause devastating damage in the states it would run through.

    OSP Investigates Fatal Crash on HWY 103

    OSP Investigates Fatal Crash on HWY 103

    November 19, 2014

    Troopers say David Weiss, 68, of Forest Grove, was driving a 2000 Ford F-250 pickup around a curve when he lost control on the icy road. The truck rolled over and struck a tree.

    School Bus vs. Log Truck Crash

    School Bus vs. Log Truck Crash

    November 19, 2014

    The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate a crash Wednesday morning involving a school bus and log truck. LCSO says the school bus was heading west on Irvington Drive and the truck was heading north on Prairie Road. The crash happened at the intersection of the two roads.

    EPD Searches for Robbery Suspect

    EPD Searches for Robbery Suspect

    November 19, 2014

    The suspect was described as 6-feet-tall, medium build, wearing dark pants, a red hood, and red bandanna over his face. The suspect was last seen on foot headed north on Blair Boulevard after he fled the station.

    Lane County Gives Free Tdap Immunization

    Lane County Gives Free Tdap Immunization

    November 19, 2014

    The focus of the Charnelton Clinic is on pertussis, or whooping cough, as California and Washington experience outbreaks. Children are at higher risk of contracting pertussis, which causes severe coughing and is spread like the common cold.

    Plumber Arrested for Invasion of Privacy

    Plumber Arrested for Invasion of Privacy

    November 19, 2014

    James Bartholomeusz, 39, owns Ace Rooter Services, which serves Albany, Corvallis and Salem. He's facing charges of burglary and invasion of personal privacy.

    EPD Searches for Sexual Assault Suspect

    EPD Searches for Sexual Assault Suspect

    November 19, 2014

    EPD says it happened near the 7-Eleven store on Coburg Road just before 6 p.m. It says a woman in her 20's was walking to her parked car when a man armed with a knife took her to some nearby bushes and sexually assaulted her. Officers say he then ran off.

    Web Extra: Grasu update, Ducks on CU

    Web Extra: Grasu update, Ducks on CU

    November 18, 2014

    The Oregon Ducks talk about Hroniss Grasu's injury update, and give a look at their next opponent, Colorado.

    Panhandler’s Paradise: Part 1

    Panhandler's Paradise: Part 1

    November 18, 2014

    Cities and towns across the country are drawing the line on panhandling, calling the practice unsafe and bad for business. But in Eugene, the signs asking for help are still flying strong.

    Public Support for Police Departments

    Public Support for Police Departments

    November 18, 2014

    While police across the country are preparing for possible trouble in Ferguson, officers say they don't expect anything like that locally. Springfield police say they work every single day to have a good relationship with the community to prevent this kind of reaction.

    Vigil Held in Eugene to Support Ferguson

    Vigil Held in Eugene to Support Ferguson

    November 18, 2014

    Missouri is bracing for the grand jury decision in connection with the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. As the world awaits that decision, groups are taking part in protests and vigils around the globe.

    Cover Oregon Shutting Down

    Cover Oregon Shutting Down

    November 18, 2014

    Oregon lawmakers took another step toward shutting down Cover Oregon Tuesday. After spending hundreds of millions of dollars trying to make the site work, the state decided to shut down its insurance exchange and use the federal government's instead.

    Local Radio Host Gets National Award

    Local Radio Host Gets National Award

    November 18, 2014

    Reiten recently flew out to Akron, Ohio to receive the honors and was even told he'll be inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2017. He says he thanks his listerns for listening and helping him achieve his dreams, going from intern to owner and host.