• Crash Ends with Car Nearly in Delta Pond

    Crash Ends with Car Nearly in Delta Pond

    April 23, 2014

    A crash ends with four people in the hospital and a car nearly into the Delta Ponds. The wreck was just off Delta Highway near Goodpasture Loop. Investigators aren't sure exactly what happened but say two cars crashed....Read More

    Parents Arrested for Child Neglect

    Parents Arrested for Child Neglect

    April 23, 2014

    A Douglas County couple faces child neglect charges after hospital employees say they found drugs in their daughter's system. Sheriff's deputies say they found methamphetamine paraphernalia at the couple's home....Read More

    Eugene Eighth Graders Competing in DC

    Eugene Eighth Graders Competing in DC

    April 23, 2014

    Three Eugene eighth graders are taking flight Thursday to compete in a nation-wide competition. The students from Prairie Mountain School are headed to Washington DC to compete in the KidWind challenge. ...Read More

    Public Works Repairs Broken Water Main

    Public Works Repairs Broken Water Main

    April 23, 2014

    More than a dozen businesses and homes are without water, as Public Works crews continue to repair a broken water main that broke Tuesday afternoon. Around 3 pm on Tuesday, the City of Corvallis Public Works Department responded to about 800,000 gallons of water flooding 5th St. near Harrison Blvd. ...Read More

    LTD Summer Pass Offer for Kids

    LTD Summer Pass Offer for Kids

    April 23, 2014

    A special deal this summer for kids in the Eugene-Springfield area that lets them skate, swim and possibly bowl a strike, all for one price....Read More

    Drive-by Dart Attacks in West Eugene

    Drive-by Dart Attacks in West Eugene

    April 23, 2014

    Police are trying to find out who's behind a string of drive-by dart attacks in West Eugene. So far, three people say they've been hit by 4-inch darts. The attacks happened between April first, and the 17th. The first pedestrian was hit near Roosevelt and Foch, the second on 13th and Chambers, and t...Read More

    Same-Sex Marriage Case Draws Reaction

    Same-Sex Marriage Case Draws Reaction

    April 23, 2014

    People on both sides of the same-sex marriage issue are closely watching what happens in Eugene. Those supporting same-sex marriage say the current ban creates inequalities, and they hope the state can come together and unite behind same-sex couples....Read More

    Same-Sex Marriage Case Heard in Eugene

    Same-Sex Marriage Case Heard in Eugene

    April 23, 2014

    The national issue of same-sex marriage is taking center stage in Oregon. On Wednesday afternoon, Judge Michael McShane heard oral arguments from attorneys. The case is gaining national attention because it could overturn Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage....Read More

    EPD Continues to Investigate Man’s Death

    EPD Continues to Investigate Man's Death

    April 23, 2014

    Exactly one month after a man was found dead in his home in west Eugene, police say they're still working on the investigation. Police are calling the death of 61-year-old Russell Lee Penn a homicide but aren't releasing any other information....Read More

    Man Accused of Invasion of Privacy

    Man Accused of Invasion of Privacy

    April 23, 2014

    A man accused of taking over his stepdaughter's social media accounts in Benton County is in jail again, this time in Marion County. Court documents show he's undergoing a mental evaluation in Marion County where he was arrested for invasion of privacy....Read More

    OSU Holds Scavenger Hunt for Earth Week

    OSU Holds Scavenger Hunt for Earth Week

    April 23, 2014

    Students took part in a scavenger hunt on the Oregon State campus Wednesday, as the school continued its Earth Day celebrations. It was put on by the student sustainability initiative. The theme was water conservation....Read More

    Delinquent IRS Employees Paid Bonuses

    Delinquent IRS Employees Paid Bonuses

    April 23, 2014

    Another black eye for the Internal Revenue Service. An audit revealed the agency paid bonuses to employees who were in trouble over tax issues. The audit was conducted by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration....Read More

    SCOTUS Rules on Online Child Porn Case

    SCOTUS Rules on Online Child Porn Case

    April 23, 2014

    The Supreme Court has made it somewhat easier for victims of online child porn to recover limited financial restitution from some of those who download their images. The case tested the interpretation and limits of a federal law designed to help those victims....Read More

    Phone Scam Targets Bank of the Cascades

    Phone Scam Targets Bank of the Cascades

    April 23, 2014

    A statewide phone scam has started targeting southern Oregon, and a local bank is urging people to protect their money. The scam is an automated phone call that claims to be from Bank of the Cascades. ...Read More

    New Proposals Could Impact Miners

    New Proposals Could Impact Miners

    April 23, 2014

    New rules are being proposed to deal with mercury levels in the Rogue River, but gold miners are not happy about it. At a hearing Monday night, miners said they are being blamed for a problem that is not their fault....Read More

    Roseburg Toddler Found with Meth

    Roseburg Toddler Found with Meth

    April 23, 2014

    Deputies say a Roseburg mom and dad are facing charges after their 2-year-old daughter was taken to the ER and found to have methamphetamine in her system. Deputies say the victim’s parents brought the child to the ER because she was not acting normally....Read More

    Help for Homeless Hospital Patients

    Help for Homeless Hospital Patients

    April 23, 2014

    Homeless hospital patients now have a care facility where they can recover. ...Read More

    Federal Judge to Hear Gay Marriage Case

    Federal Judge to Hear Gay Marriage Case

    April 23, 2014

    A 10-year-old law heads to a federal courtroom on Wednesday. A judge in Eugene will hear one-sided arguments on Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage....Read More

    Lane County Tackles Mental Health Issues

    Lane County Tackles Mental Health Issues

    April 22, 2014

    Lane County is taking major steps to help more people gain access to mental health services by earning a $500,000 training grant to tackle the issue. Lane County Behavioral Health Services Manager Katharine Schneider says many of those who frequent the Lane County Jail may share something in common....Read More

    Corvallis Water Main Breaks

    Corvallis Water Main Breaks

    April 22, 2014

    Homes and businesses along 5th Street in Corvallis may be without water for at least 24 hours, as crews are working to fix a broken water main. The break, happened around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon near 5th St. and Harrison Blvd....Read More

    Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Rally

    Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Rally

    April 22, 2014

    On the eve of oral arguments in a major trial in U.S. District Court, supporters of same-sex marriage organized a rally on the steps of the Wayne Morse Courthouse in Eugene Tuesday night....Read More

    OSU Earth Day Celebrations

    OSU Earth Day Celebrations

    April 22, 2014

    Oregon State University students, staff, faculty, and members of the Corvallis community went from booth-to-booth at OSU's 14th annual Earth Day Community Fair on Tuesday, learning more about how to live more sustainably....Read More

    Friends Remember Man Killed in Florence

    Friends Remember Man Killed in Florence

    April 22, 2014

    Ming Hsieh and his wife own the Yi Shen Market and Restaurant in west Eugene. Friends and acquaintances say the news of his death is heartbreaking. They remembered his generosity and how his American dream helped pave the way for other businesses....Read More

    House Fire on Gilham Road

    House Fire on Gilham Road

    April 22, 2014

    Investigators are still looking into what caused a house fire Tuesday. It happened just before 2 p.m. at a home on Gilham Road. The Eugene-Springfield Fire Department says no one was home at the time of the fire, but a pet cat died in the blaze. ...Read More

    Scotty Svetal’s Road to Recovery

    Scotty Svetal's Road to Recovery

    April 22, 2014

    Scotty Svetal almost died, but his family calls him their hero as he works every day to regain his strength both mentally and physically. It would seem his positive attitude, strong spirit and smile are all helping him to heal....Read More

    Whole Foods to Eugene?

    Whole Foods to Eugene?

    April 22, 2014

    Talk among developers is that high-end grocer whole foods may want to try to move into the downtown Eugene area, but city leaders say they don't know what retailer would be moving into the re-developed space....Read More

    Remembering Officer Kilcullen

    Remembering Officer Kilcullen

    April 22, 2014

    It was three years Monday, since the local law enforcement community lost one of its own. A small memorial was set up at the intersection of Highway 126 and 52nd Street, where Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen was shot and killed....Read More

    County Discusses Glenwood Development

    County Discusses Glenwood Development

    April 22, 2014

    Commissioners discussed the logistics of funding for the proposed convention center in Glenwood, Tuesday. Leaders from the city of Springfield and consultants with the project presented their plans in front of the commission. ...Read More

    Death Investigation Autopsy Results

    Death Investigation Autopsy Results

    April 22, 2014

    The autopsy results for a man found dead in Eugene Saturday morning showed it was a suicide. The medical examiner says Tyler Alexander, 27, died of a gunshot wound to the head. He was found at a house on the 1,100 block of Woodside Drive....Read More

    Long-Term Insurance Premiums

    Long-Term Insurance Premiums

    April 22, 2014

    Premiums are going up for long term care insurance, by about 26 percent. About 30,000 Oregonians currently have policies to pay for care at home or in assisted-living facilities or nursing homes....Read More

    New Teacher Evaluations

    New Teacher Evaluations

    April 22, 2014

    Teachers would be rated on one of four levels for professional practices, like teacher techniques and giving students feedback. They would also be ranked on increases in standardized test scores and school and district testing....Read More

    EWEB Repairs South Bank Bike Path

    EWEB Repairs South Bank Bike Path

    April 22, 2014

    EWEB will repair a compromised section of the south bank bike path near it’s Willamette River property Wednesday. A water main break at East Eighth Avenue and Hilyard Street in December damaged the path, forcing a temporary closure....Read More

    OSU Named a Green University

    OSU Named a Green University

    April 22, 2014

    Oregon State University was named a green college for the fourth year in a row, Tuesday. OSU received 95 points out of a possible 99 as a Green school in the latest edition of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition....Read More

    Program Helps Homeless with Health Needs

    Program Helps Homeless with Health Needs

    April 22, 2014

    ShelterCare and PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center are introducing a pilot program designed to meet the health needs of homeless individuals. The program focuses on homeless individuals who are ready to be released from acute treatment....Read More

    Pipeline Delay Impacts TransCanada

    Pipeline Delay Impacts TransCanada

    April 22, 2014

    TransCanada's stock took a hit after the U.S. announced another delay in the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline Project. TransCanada is the company developing the pipeline that would stretch from the tar sands in Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico....Read More

    Obama to Visit Washington Landslide Area

    Obama to Visit Washington Landslide Area

    April 22, 2014

    President Obama will visit Washington state Tuesday to mark the grim one-month anniversary since a devastating mudslide left behind a graveyard of debris. Obama will tour the area and meet with rescue crews and the relatives of victims....Read More

    Pedestrian Pinned by Truck

    Pedestrian Pinned by Truck

    April 22, 2014

    Police say the crash occurred on the 900 block of NE Eads Street. A 17-year-old driver was stopped at the stop sign on 9th Street and NE Eads Street. She was pulling way, when she turned too far to the right....Read More

    Waxing For Charity

    Waxing For Charity

    April 21, 2014

    A group of high school boys had their legs waxed on Monday - all for a good cause. The boys participating in the Mr. & Ms. Spartan Pageant at Corvallis High School endured some pain during lunch on Monday - one wax strip at a time....Read More

    Deputies Identify Body Found in River

    Deputies Identify Body Found in River

    April 21, 2014

    The Linn County Sheriff's Office has identified the man whose body deputies recovered from the Willamette River on Sunday. Sheriff Bruce Riley says a family discovered the body of 45-year-old Jared Ethan Brown while walking through Bryant Park in Albany Sunday afternoon....Read More

    Federal Judge Sworn In

    Federal Judge Sworn In

    April 21, 2014

    A U.S. District Judge who was sworn in this Monday at the Federal Courthouse in Eugene has gained a lot of national attention. Judge Michael McShane is openly gay, and will oversee an important case involving gay marriage beginning Wednesday....Read More

    Willagillespie Hatches Ducklings

    Willagillespie Hatches Ducklings

    April 21, 2014

    A special surprise for students at Willagillespie Elementary School Monday. Eleven new eagle family members, well ducklings to be exact. Joy has been nesting at Willagillespie Elementary for the last three years....Read More

    Eugene VA Clinic Breaks Ground

    Eugene VA Clinic Breaks Ground

    April 21, 2014

    The ground is broken and now construction can start on the new outpatient VA Clinic. Top officials and local vets were on hand to witness the ceremonial beginning for the new center off Old Coburg Road and Chad Drive....Read More

    Local Runner in Boston

    Local Runner in Boston

    April 21, 2014

    More than 50 runners from the Eugene area ran in Monday's Boston Marathon. The owner of the Eugene Running Company, Bob Coll says he first ran it in 1987; after last year's bombing, he knew he had to run it this year....Read More

    Officials Warn of Ocean Dangers

    Officials Warn of Ocean Dangers

    April 21, 2014

    A warning tonight about the dangers of visiting the beach after a Eugene man died this weekend trying to save a family member in Florence. Police say a log rolled over him, soon after a wave came crashing onshore....Read More

    EPD’s Emergency Notifications

    EPD’s Emergency Notifications

    April 21, 2014

    The chaotic scene Saturday morning frightened neighbors, which is why Eugene Police has urged people to sign up for a service that keeps you informed during an emergency. In situations like this, police typically send out reverse 911 notifications....Read More

    Wild Duck on Coburg Closes

    Wild Duck on Coburg Closes

    April 21, 2014

    The Wild Duck Cafe on Coburg Road closed its doors Monday, after less than a year in business. There were signs up on each entrance, letting customers know about the change....Read More

    EPD Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect

    EPD Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect

    April 21, 2014

    Eugene Police are searching for a suspect involved in a robbery at the Columbia State Bank on Seneca Road at 12:18 p.m. Monday. The suspect is described as a male, in his 30s, 5'7" and of average build. He was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt with a neon green back, and glasses....Read More

    Interview: Sen. Ron Wyden

    Interview: Sen. Ron Wyden

    April 21, 2014

    Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden (D) stopped by KEZI 9 News Midday to share his thoughts on the groundbreaking of the new VA Clinic in Eugene. He also touched on some important issues facing the state such as Cover Oregon, gay marriage and timber harvest....Read More

    OSP Responds to I-84 Crash

    OSP Responds to I-84 Crash

    April 21, 2014

    Troopers say Hector Torres, 25, of Baker City was travelling westbound on I-84 when he reportedly fell asleep and drove off the highway. His vehicle rolled before coming to rest against a metal highway sign....Read More

    Man Dies After Being Crushed by Log

    Man Dies After Being Crushed by Log

    April 21, 2014

    Troopers say around 6 p.m., on the beach near the Driftwood Shores Resort, the man was standing on a log when the tide came in. The tide rolled the log causing him to fall and then crushed him....Read More