EPD Negotiates with Barricaded Subject

EUGENE, Ore. – A man is in custody after he barricaded himself in an apartment complex in downtown Eugene. Police quickly closed off part of downtown Thursday night after learning the suspect, 36 year-old Kevin Eckhardt barricaded himself in the 1300 block of Charnelton. Police shut down 13th Avenue from Lincoln to Willamette and Charnelton from … Continue reading »

Improving Safety of 13th Avenue

EUGENE, Ore. — The parents of David Minor, a University of Oregon graduate killed in a biking accident in 2008, are offering a generous donation to help improve the safety of 13th Avenue. John and Susan Minor want to donate $150,000 to a plan designed by UO students. After a year of research, a student … Continue reading »