Community to Facility Privileges

PENDLETON, Ore. — Cheryl Kidd, the woman who shot and killed Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen currently calls a secure residential treatment facility in Pendleton home. Despite protests from Kilcullen’s friends and family, Kidd was transferred there last month. They’re not the only ones with concerns about the care she and her housemates are receiving … Continue reading »

Cheryl Kidd to Be Released

SALEM, Ore. — It’s still unknown when Cheryl Kidd, the woman who killed Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen, will be moving into her new home in Pendleton. Pendleton Cottage opened in 2009 and consists of two separate houses that can hold up to 16 people, which will eventually include Kidd herself. The Psychiatric Security Review … Continue reading »

Kidd Released to Pendleton Facility

SALEM, Ore. — Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen’s killer will be conditionally released from the Oregon State Hospital. The Oregon Psychiatric Security Review Board made the decision Wednesday afternoon. It’s been at least three and a half years since Cheryl Kidd took Kilcullen’s life just off the highway that now bears his name in Springfield. … Continue reading »

Hearing Held for Accused Killer

SALEM, Ore. — The widow of fallen Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen met face to face with her husband’s accused killer for the first time Wednesday. Chris’ widow, Kristie Kilcullen, attended a hearing in Salem for Cheryl Kidd, hoping to make the case to keep Kidd in the Oregon State Hospital. Wednesday’s initial hearing was … Continue reading »

Chris Kilcullen Fundraising Weekend

EUGENE, Ore. — The wife of a fallen Eugene police officer is gearing up for a major fundraiser in honor of her husband. And this year, the one-day event has turned into two. This will be the fourth year for the motorcycle ride, scheduled for the weekend of July 26. Because the Chris Kilcullen Memorial … Continue reading »

Charges Against Cheryl Kidd Dropped

EUGENE, Ore. — The charges against the woman accused of killing Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen have been dismissed. Instead, Cheryl Kidd will be committed for the next two years. Kidd is accused of killing Kilcullen during a traffic stop back in April 2011. She has been facing aggravated murder charges ever since. But a … Continue reading »

Judge Rules Kidd Unable to Stand Trial

EUGENE, Ore. — A major decision was made Wednesday in the case of the woman accused of killing Eugene police Officer Chris Kilcullen. Cheryl Kidd appeared in a Lane County courtroom for a hearing. A recent report says she is mentally ill and her status will not change. The charges were dismissed and the judge … Continue reading »