Student Stabbed by Roommate

BEND, Ore. — A Bend man is in jail after police say he stabbed his roommate multiple times. Bend Police say just after midnight Saturday they responded to a stabbing on the 2600 block of NW College Way. They found 18-year-old James Briles suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was taken to the hospital with life … Continue reading »

OSU-Cascades Moves Towards 4-Year School

BEND, Ore. — 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. The OSU-Cascades campus is already serving students in Bend, but just for two-year programs. Oregon State purchased 10.4 acres of land in West Bend … Continue reading »

Two Bulls Fire: 55% Contained Thursday

Bend, Ore. — Fire crews have passed the half-way point in containment efforts of the Two Bulls Fire, burning west of Bend. According to the Central Oregon Fire Information Center website, the wildfire is 55% contained as of Thursday morning. Crews say that means the fire will not grow larger that its current 6,908-acre size. … Continue reading »

Crews Return Home After Battling Fire

LEABURG, Ore. — After days on the fire lines crews from the Eugene and Springfield area are returning home. Firefighters say the Two Bulls Fire caught them off guard and it came early for wildfire season. But that doesn’t mean they weren’t prepared. Six rigs from Eugene-Springfield Fire, South Lane County Fire and Rescue, Coburg … Continue reading »

Two Bulls Fire: 25% Contained Tuesday

Bend, Ore. — The Two Bulls Fire burning west of Bend is 25% contained as of Tuesday morning. According to authorities in a 10:00 a.m. News conference Tuesday, crews have finished building a line around the fire. Fire crews say the weather is helping their efforts. “The winds were good to us yesterday,” said Captain … Continue reading »

Two Bulls Wildfire at 25% Containment

Bend, Ore. — More than 800 personnel are on the fire line fighting the Two Bulls Fire just west of Bend. Crews have been fighting the flames day and night since Saturday.  As of Monday evening, the fire was 25% contained, which is a drastic  improvement from Sunday’s zero containment. Officials say only 50 of … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – September 20

On the September 20th edition of Friday Night Blitz on KEZI 9 News, Jake Zivin and Erik Elken bring you games from 11 games from around our area, including Sheldon at North Medford, Eagle Point at Springfield, and Scio at Santiam Christian.

Man Arrested for Elude and False Report

BEND, Ore. – Police say a 26-year-old Bend-area man is facing several charges following his arrest Saturday. Oregon State Police say around 2:10 a.m. a trooper was patrolling near Cleveland Avenue and 3rd Street, when they saw silver hatchback driving 64 mph in a 35 mph speed zone. OSP says the trooper attempted to stop … Continue reading »

Road Project to Cause Temporary Outage

BEND, Ore. – A state and city road project will temporary shut off power to 4,900 Pacific Power customers in south Bend Wednesday night. Pacific Power says an electricity outage will occur between 11 p.m. Wednesday and 5 a.m. Thursday while crews move overhead wires on Highway 97, Third Street and Murphy Road. The outage … Continue reading »

Juvenile Charged in Bend Brush Fire

BEND, Ore. – Bend Police charged a juvenile for setting a fire in a local park two weeks ago. On Friday, July 19, Bend Police and fire crews responded to a brush fire across from Farewell Bend Park. Police say witnesses saw four juvenile males fleeing from the area as the fire started. Officers say … Continue reading »

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