• Secret Service Director Resigns

    Secret Service Director Resigns

    October 1, 2014

    Amid immense pressure from both political parties, Julia Pierson, the embattled director of the Secret Service, is stepping down. Pierson took control of the service in 2013. Her tenure was marked by major security breaches.

    Bra Gallery Goes Pink

    Bra Gallery Goes Pink

    October 1, 2014

    The Corvallis Clinic Foundation put on a cancer education event to help raise money for women diagnosed with breast cancer. The event's also about prevention, such as teaching women how to do self-breast exams.

    Businesses Prepare for Ducks Game

    Businesses Prepare for Ducks Game

    October 1, 2014

    As the Oregon Ducks prepare for Thursday night's football game, businesses near Autzen Stadium are working on their game plan for traffic. Businesses say they plan to stay open their normal hours, but they'll sell parking spaces to any fans looking to get close to the stadium.

    Woman Creates Felting Fashion

    Woman Creates Felting Fashion

    October 1, 2014

    Bubble wrap, wool, soap, nylons and a swimming pool noodle; What can you make with those items? A Eugene fiber designer created felting fashion and her creations are hitting the runway at Portland Fashion Week.

    Local Hospitals Prepare for Ebola

    Local Hospitals Prepare for Ebola

    October 1, 2014

    Like any disease or virus, health officials say it's possible Ebola could reach Lane County. But public health and local hospitals are working together to be prepared if it reaches the area.

    Kidd Released to Pendleton Facility

    Kidd Released to Pendleton Facility

    October 1, 2014

    A state board conditionally released Cheryl Kidd to Pendleton Cottage, a secure residential treatment facility, at a review hearing Wednesday. Members of the Oregon Psychiatric Security Review Board decided to move Kidd from the Oregon State Hospital to another facility.

    UO to Celebrate Tribal Nations

    UO to Celebrate Tribal Nations

    October 1, 2014

    After more than two years of planning the flags of all nine of Oregon’s tribal nations will fly above the Erb Memorial Union. The University of Oregon will hold an installation ceremony at 10 a.m. on Thursday to dedicate the new flag poles.

    Aaron Jones Memorial Service

    Aaron Jones Memorial Service

    October 1, 2014

    A huge show of support Wednesday at Matthew Knight Arena as friends, family and former employees celebrated the life of Aaron Jones. Jones founded Seneca Mills more than 50 years ago, re-shaping the timber industry. Former employees say he was a great person.

    Willamette Family Offers Support

    Willamette Family Offers Support

    October 1, 2014

    The Willamette Family Center is one of the nonprofits receiving money from this year's Great Rotary Duck Race. The center offers inpatient and outpatient services for people dealing with addictions.

    Oregon Marching Band Reveals New Sound

    Oregon Marching Band Reveals New Sound

    October 1, 2014

    Ducks fans can expect a new sound at Autzen Stadium when Oregon takes on Arizona Thursday night. The Oregon Marching Band is debuting new instruments.

    Woman Cited for Stealing Wallets

    Woman Cited for Stealing Wallets

    October 1, 2014

    Eugene police cited a woman for stealing from people who offered to give her a ride. On Tuesday at about 4 p.m., a resident called police after they saw a woman who matched the suspect description.

    Suspect Arrested for Child Sex Abuse

    Suspect Arrested for Child Sex Abuse

    October 1, 2014

    Corvallis police arrested a man for sexually abusing a girl under the age of 12. Police arrested 34-year-old Nathan Leffler on Tuesday. He is charged with multiple sex crimes. Investigators say Leffler knew the victim.

    Man Arrested for Attempted ATM Robbery

    Man Arrested for Attempted ATM Robbery

    October 1, 2014

    Police arrested a Corvallis man who they say attempted to rob someone at an ATM. They say at about 4:45 a.m. on Wednesday, 38-year-old Kevin Steinberger approached someone at the ATM at Bank of America on SW Third Street and asked for money.

    VIDEO: Womenspace Flamingo Fundraiser

    VIDEO: Womenspace Flamingo Fundraiser

    October 1, 2014

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Beware: you could see purple in your yard, as in purple flamingos. Yards across the area will be flocked this month. It's one of many Womenspace fundraisers, and it's new this year.

    Sex Assault Legislation Enacted

    Sex Assault Legislation Enacted

    October 1, 2014

    A new law in California will change the way sexual assaults are investigated on college campuses. The law requires universities to have a "victim-centered" policy in responding to sexual assaults.

    Hackers Steal $100M of Software

    Hackers Steal $100M of Software

    October 1, 2014

    Four men have been arrested for hacking and stealing over $100 million of software from the U.S. military and Microsoft. The four men, aged 18 to 28, stole training software for Apache helicopter pilots, as well as technical code for the Xbox One and several of its games.

    UPDATE: Worker Exposed to Chemicals

    UPDATE: Worker Exposed to Chemicals

    October 1, 2014

    An employee is recovering after being exposed to chemicals at a laboratory in west Eugene. Fire and hazmat crews responded to Thermo Fisher Scientific at about 10 a.m. Wednesday. They say the worker was exposed to two chemicals--methyl iodide and picoline.

    OSP Investigates Commercial Truck Crash

    OSP Investigates Commercial Truck Crash

    October 1, 2014

    Troopers say the crash happened around 3 a.m. A commercial truck, transporting a 70,000 pound condenser, was traveling downhill when the rear car started to swerve and lost control. The vehicle and load rolled onto its side.

    Pedestrian Red Light Installed in Eugene

    Pedestrian Red Light Installed in Eugene

    October 1, 2014

    A new traffic signal on 30th Avenue near University Street was turned on Wednesday. The signal is designed to increase safety for the hundreds of school children, transit users and others who cross the street every day.

    First Ebola Case Diagnosed in U.S.

    First Ebola Case Diagnosed in U.S.

    October 1, 2014

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. is being treated in Dallas, Texas. The CDC says the patient flew to the U.S. from the West African nation of Liberia on Sept. 19 and began to have symptoms 'four or five days later.'

    Deer Crash Wedding, Stay for Pics

    Deer Crash Wedding, Stay for Pics

    October 1, 2014

    A newlywed couple is getting a lot of attention for their "Deerly Beloved" wedding pictures. Lauren and Erick Fix wed on September 20th.

    Survey: One in 10 Women Raped at UO

    Survey: One in 10 Women Raped at UO

    September 30, 2014

    A shocking study from the University of Oregon Department of Psychology looks at the number of sexual assaults on campus. The numbers are staggering. 10 percent of women in this study say they've been raped while attending college at the UO.

    Corvallis-Albany Bike Path Plans

    Corvallis-Albany Bike Path Plans

    September 30, 2014

    It will soon be easier to bike between Corvallis and Albany, thanks to a collaboration project among the two cities and Benton County. Through Connect Oregon, the state is giving the project a $2 million grant to fund part of the bike path, giving cyclists a safer way to commute.

    P.F. Chang’s Horse Goes Pink

    P.F. Chang's Horse Goes Pink

    September 30, 2014

    An iconic horse in Eugene is going pink; it's all part of Breast Cancer Awareness month. This was the scene at the P.F. Changs restaurant in Eugene this afternoon. The restaurant chain is painting more than 250 of its warrior horses pink.

    Nonprofit Gives Parents a Break

    Nonprofit Gives Parents a Break

    September 30, 2014

    Organizers of this year's Great Rotary Duck Race hope to raise $500,000 this year, and you still have time to pick up a duck. Every year, the proceeds from the race go to support five area nonprofits that focus on this very effort year-round.

    NOAA Says Pot Growers Threaten Salmon

    NOAA Says Pot Growers Threaten Salmon

    September 30, 2014

    Federal biologists say the marijuana industry is harming salmon. NOAA says pot growers in California and Oregon illegally suck water from creeks where Coho salmon live and it's a key threat to the species.

    Nonprofit Gives Parents a Break

    Nonprofit Gives Parents a Break

    September 30, 2014

    The Great Rotary Duck Race is a week from Saturday and KEZI 9 News has a closer look at one of the five nonprofits that will receive money, using it to help prevent child abuse and neglect.

    Albertsons Security Breach

    Albertsons Security Breach

    September 30, 2014

    Albertsons is alerting shoppers of a security breach that could've compromised credit and debit cards across the country, including its stores in Oregon.

    OSU-Cascades Moves Towards 4-Year School

    OSU-Cascades Moves Towards 4-Year School

    September 30, 2014

    The Oregon State University campus in Bend is one step closer to becoming a four-year university. Monday night the Bend City Council upheld the city staff's approval of the site.

    EPD Releases Chaney Report

    EPD Releases Chaney Report

    September 30, 2014

    Details into the investigation of a killing spree involving a Eugene man that crossed state lines have been released. Eugene Police released the full redacted report on Ricardo Chaney Tuesday.

    FBI Searches for Bank Robber

    FBI Searches for Bank Robber

    September 30, 2014

    The FBI is searching for a man wanted in a string of violent bank robberies, and thinks he might be somewhere on the West Coast. Authorities say the man shot and wounded a Nebraska police officer after robbing a bank in 2012 and has since been linked to four bank robberies and one attempt using an a

    Hearing for Cheryl Kidd Wednesday

    Hearing for Cheryl Kidd Wednesday

    September 30, 2014

    The future of a woman accused of killing a Eugene Police officer will be under review at a hearing Wednesday. Board members will decide whether to keep Cheryl Kidd at the state hospital or move her to a less secure facility.

    Dumpster Fire Smokes Alley

    Dumpster Fire Smokes Alley

    September 30, 2014

    No open flames, but lots of heavy smoke from an early morning dumpster fire in Eugene. It happened on the 1300 block of 19th Avenue around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.

    Help Needed to Find Burglary Suspect

    Help Needed to Find Burglary Suspect

    September 30, 2014

    Police say around 3 a.m. on August 21, an unidentified white male used a rock to smash the glass entry door to the Sizzler restaurant located at 1151 Lancaster Dr. and unsuccessfully tried to take the cash register. The suspect then fled moments later empty handed.

    ShelterCare Announces New Campaign

    ShelterCare Announces New Campaign

    September 30, 2014

    ShelterCare is announcing a new campaign to help fight homelessness. During the month of October, it hopes to raise $62,000. Some corporate sponsors will match all donations raised this month.

    Ebola-Infected Doctor Tests New Vaccine

    Ebola-Infected Doctor Tests New Vaccine

    September 30, 2014

    An American doctor exposed to the Ebola virus is helping test a new vaccine. The doctor arrived at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland on Sunday. The NIH is testing an experimental Ebola vaccine on human volunteers.

    Poll: Americans Back Airstrikes on ISIS

    Poll: Americans Back Airstrikes on ISIS

    September 30, 2014

    In the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, Americans support U.S. lead airstrikes, but oppose sending troops on the ground, according to a new CNN/ORC International Poll.

    Measure 88 Forum in Eugene

    Measure 88 Forum in Eugene

    September 30, 2014

    Anyone who is looking to find out more information about Measure 88 on the upcoming ballot can attend a forum Tuesday night. Measure 88 would allow the DMV to issue "driver cards," an alternative driver license to Oregon residents without having to prove legal presence in the United States.

    Fire Causes $155k in Damages

    Fire Causes $155k in Damages

    September 30, 2014

    An Albany family is safe Tuesday morning after their home was likely destroyed. Firefighters responded to the home on 3100 block of Southeast 26th Avenue Monday. Two girls first reported smelling smoke, and then smoke alarms went off. They got out, along with their three pets.

    Coos Bay Man Missing

    Coos Bay Man Missing

    September 30, 2014

    The Douglas County Sheriff's Office needs help looking for a Coos Bay man who was reported missing on Sunday. Investigators say 59-year-old John Ambrosini, Sr., left his home in Coos Bay on Friday, Sept. 26 to go for a motorcycle ride to the Roseburg area and was to return home later that evening.

    Mt. Ashland Reveals Ski Survey Results

    Mt. Ashland Reveals Ski Survey Results

    September 30, 2014

    Mount Ashland is revealing the results of its recent ski survey. The survey had 1,200 responses telling mountain management what they want to see over the next 50 years. Some want to see longer runs and faster lifts.

    Police Urge Caution After Dumpster Fire

    Police Urge Caution After Dumpster Fire

    September 30, 2014

    Eugene-Springfield Police responded to a dumpster fire in the 1300 block of 19th Avenue at about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.

    Paying Tribute to a Lost Brother

    Paying Tribute to a Lost Brother

    September 29, 2014

    A break in the case of an apparent hit and run crash that killed a man near Dorena Lake this weekend. The medical examiner determined the man was lying in the road, not standing up, when he was hit.

    Police Seek Dorena Crash Witnesses

    Police Seek Dorena Crash Witnesses

    September 29, 2014

    Police have released new information in an alleged hit-and-run that left one man dead near Cottage Grove Saturday night. Authorities say they found the body of 39-year-old Reuben Orr, of Eugene, on the 3500 block of Shoreview Drive near Dorena Lake.

    Overturned Trailer on I-5

    Overturned Trailer on I-5

    September 29, 2014

    Crews on I-5 are clearing a crash that ended with an overturned trailer just south of the Whilamut Passage Bridge. The crash was at mile marker 192 in the northbound lanes.

    LBCC Offers Smartphone School

    LBCC Offers Smartphone School

    September 29, 2014

    It can be intimidating to even pick up a smart phone if one does not know how to use one, especially when there are so many settings and apps. Linn-Benton Community College is offering a Smartphone School to help.

    Web Extra: Ducks’ Defense on Arizona

    Web Extra: Ducks' Defense on Arizona

    September 29, 2014

    Oregon defensive coordinator Don Pellum and players talk after Monday's practice.

    Wildlife Safari Zoobilee

    Wildlife Safari Zoobilee

    September 29, 2014

    Besides getting to check out the safari's newest additions, including two marmosets, visitors can play games, visit different booths, and even see some special Halloween themed shows.

    NCU Hosts Security Forum

    NCU Hosts Security Forum

    September 29, 2014

    Northwest Christian University is teaming up with multiple law enforcement agencies to host the forum. The forum is focused on homeland defense and security, the measures being taken to safeguard community members, and infrastructure in Oregon and the United States.

    Two Non-Profits Receive Major Donations

    Two Non-Profits Receive Major Donations

    September 29, 2014

    The Family Development Center and Start Making a Reader Today are receiving more than $400,000 in grants from Umpqua Bank. The bank's CEO announced two major grants that'll help kids programs in Douglas County.