Hearing for Cheryl Kidd Wednesday

SALEM, Ore. — 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. Kidd shot and killed Officer Chris Killcullen in 2011. Officer Kilcullen’s … Continue reading »

Police Issue Numerous Citations Near UO

EUGENE, Ore. — Students were back in class Monday at the University of Oregon; but as they moved in this weekend, police were out patrolling, handing out multiple citations, and even made some arrests. The numbers from Eugene Police spoke for themselves, quite a few were people stopped by police on Friday and Saturday night. … Continue reading »

Witnesses Recount Quincy Ave Shooting

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Law enforcement agencies are staying tight-lipped about an investigation into a shooting in Cottage Grove Saturday night. Oregon State Police, Lane County Sheriff’s Office, Eugene Police Department and the district attorney were all there. Officers would only say that it was an officer-involved shooting and one person was shot. They say … Continue reading »

EPD Refreshes Driving Skills on Runway

CORVALLIS, Ore. – It was pretty loud at the Corvallis Airport earlier Wednesday, when the Eugene Police Department set up several driving courses to practice driving skills. EPD was out on a road course, refreshing their driving skills, while also getting to know their vehicle’s limits and their limits as a driver. “If they can’t … Continue reading »

Teen Rape Suspect Arrested Near Autzen

EUGENE, Ore. — A 17-year-old is in custody accused of beating and raping a woman near Autzen Stadium Saturday night. At about 8:15 p.m. Eugene Police Officers were called to the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Scout Access Road, between Autzen Stadium and the Boy Scouts of America building. When they got there, … Continue reading »

Search for Man & 4 Kids Underway

EUGENE, Ore. — Police need help finding a man they say violated his restraining order by not returning his four children to their mother. EPD says the man, Torata Tanaka, may be taking the children out of country, maybe Canada or his native country of Japan. The oldest child is 10 years old. The other three children are … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Man’s Death

EUGENE, Ore. — A man is dead after an apparent assault in downtown Eugene. The Eugene Police Department says 23 year-old Dean Sweeden died Wednesday morning from injuries he sustained in an apparent attack. EPD said just after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday it got a call about an injured man in 6th Alley between Lincoln and … Continue reading »

Eugene Man Facing Kidnapping Charges

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is in jail Monday night, facing a lengthy list of charges including robbery and kidnapping. Police got the call just after 8:00 p.m. Sunday about a kidnapping in West Eugene. Police said Manuel Vasquez kidnapped a relative, held the person at a home, but the victim eventually escaped. EPD … Continue reading »

Witnesses Sought in Man’s Death

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department is looking for witnesses in connection with a man’s death in the West Eugene area Wednesday evening. The 33-year-old was found around 11:08 p.m. at S. Danebo Avenue near W. 11th Avenue. Police say a bicycle was found nearby, but there were no other vehicles near the area. … Continue reading »

EPD Investigating Possible Hate Crime

EUGENE, Ore. — Nearly a dozen swastikas showed up on mailboxes near the University of Oregon Monday, now Eugene Police are looking into the hate symbols. The mailboxes are opposite the AEPi Fraternity, a national Jewish fraternity. In a statement, the Eugene Human Rights Commissioner Phil Carrascao said, “The City of Eugene Human Rights Commission strongly … Continue reading »

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