Former FBI Fugitive Speaks at OSU

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A former FBI fugitive wanted for manslaughter and armed robbery turned herself in after 23 years on the run, and on Thursday, she shared her story with the public. Katherine Power was trying to raise money to campaign against the Vietnam War in 1970. She says she and a group decided to … Continue reading »

Man Sentenced for Child Pornography

EUGENE, Ore. – A man was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for a second child pornography conviction, Tuesday. Christopher Lyn Sparks, 48, of Eugene, was sentenced for possessing child pornography and violating the terms of his supervised release. Sparks was first sentenced to 51 months in prison in Eugene federal court in 2007 … Continue reading »

FBI Releases Area Crime Report

EUGENE, Ore. — Numbers from the FBI Annual Crime Report were released Monday and Eugene saw some positive and negative changes from 2011 to 2012. According to the FBI, the number of rapes, aggravated assaults and car thefts went down while the number of robberies, burglaries and larceny thefts went up. The Eugene Police Department … Continue reading »

FBI Searches for Serial Killer Victim

The FBI for Alaska is looking for a man involved in a series of unsolved homicides and other crimes. FBI members arrested Israel Keyes in March 2012, and believe he has committed multiple kidnappings and murders across the country. Investigators say Keyes stated he abducted a female tubing on the Deschutes River in the summer … Continue reading »

FBI Considered Occupy Movement a Threat

(CNN) — The FBI and Department of Homeland Security considered the Occupy movement that swept across the country as a potential terrorism threat. That’s according to newly-released FBI internal documents released under the Freedom of Information Act. The FBI met with New York Stock Exchange officials and New York businesses in August of 2011, before … Continue reading »

Local Fugitive Caught in California

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — A Springfield man, wanted for several local crimes, is sitting in a Southern California jail. David Friend is wanted for an attempted murder in Springfield in 2011. Officers say Friend and his brother forced their way into neighbor’s home, beating him and even shooting at him. Lane County deputies arrested Friend’s … Continue reading »