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 »

Charnelton Becomes Two-Way Street

EUGENE, Ore. — Drivers in downtown Eugene should also be aware of another upcoming traffic control change. Charnelton Street between 18th Avenue and Broadway will become a two-way street Thursday. Signs are already up about the need to detour. Nearby shops say the day closure is inconvenient but likely worth it. “In the long term, … Continue reading »