Victim of Death Investigation Identified

UPDATE: EUGENE, Ore. — We now know the name of the 27-year-old man who was found dead in the backyard of a Eugene home Saturday morning. Tyler Wayne Alexander, of Springfield, was found at a home on the 11-hundred block of Woodside Drive after Eugene police and fire crews responded to calls about a fire … Continue reading »

Residents Share Their Meaning of Easter

EUGENE, Ore. — The sun rose with Easter Sunday morning, creating ideal weather for egg hunters and church go-ers. At Eugene Christian Fellowship, parents watched as their kids raced around the yard for eggs and candy. During that time, people shared what Easter means to them, everything from something sweet to something spiritual. The day … Continue reading »

Fletcher’s For Children to Close

EUGENE, Ore. — After serving the Eugene community for more than 35 years, Fletcher’s for Children is closing it’s doors. The owners say their lease is ending and since the recession, it’s been difficult to keep their small business profitable. At Fletcher’s you can find just about anything a baby or child might need, and … Continue reading »

Police Investigating Death In Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Police found the body of a 27-year-old man in the backyard of a house on the 1100 block of Woodside Drive. Officers say the man didn’t live in the house but they won’t release who he is or what they think happened. All the unknowns combined with this Saturday morning’s hectic scene … Continue reading »

Shooting on Buff Way

UPDATE: Two people have been taken into custody, but were not in handcuffs. EUGENE, Ore. — A body was found in the backyard of a home on Buff Way, near Cal Young Road. Calls came in around 7 a.m. reporting shots fired. Eugene and Springfield police say the scene is not secured and the suspect(s) … Continue reading »

Advice Radio Show To Hit Airwaves

EUGENE, Ore.– When it comes to our health, some topics are hard to talk about. So Lane County Public Health and Human Services is hitting the radio airwaves on a show called “Health Matters”, where answers to your questions are just a call or click away. The hosts are Jason Davis, Public Information Officer for … Continue reading »

Resident Stabs Drunken Intruder

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene resident stopped a drunken intruder from entering his house, stabbing the suspect in the process. It happened on the 2300 block of Norkenzie Rd. around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night. Police say the residents knew the suspect and he had been at their home earlier in the evening. When he returned, … Continue reading »

Activists to Hold Tax Rally

EUGENE, Ore. — Local activists will rally in front of the downtown post office on Tuesday, with the message that taxes should pay for human needs, not war. Every year, local activists rally in front of the post office on tax day. They’re asking taxpayers where they think their tax dollars should be spent, and … Continue reading »

Local Dance Team Donates to Greenhill

EUGENE, Ore. — The Greenhill Humane Society received a generous gift from a Eugene dance team on Sunday. The Work Dance Co. stopped by Greenhill Sunday to take a tour and play with the animals. They also brought along a $1,000 check to donate. The money was raised from more than seven shows they’ve put … Continue reading »

Truck Rollover Blocks Roosevelt Blvd

EUGENE, Ore. — Crews say the intersection at Hwy 99 and Roosevelt Blvd. was blocked off as they worked to clear the scene of a crash. Police say the driver lost the truck’s brakes and turned to avoid hitting another car. The truck completely turned over and crews were working to remove gravel that spilled … Continue reading »

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