Student Arrested with Replica Rifle

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. –   A scary situation outside of Thurston High School Friday morning after an off-duty police officer spotted two teens with what appeared to be a gun in the school parking lot. Lt. Sam Kamkar with Eugene Police pulled his gun and told 18-year-old Jacob Brown to drop the weapon. The school went … Continue reading »

Council Denies Open Carry Ordinance

CORVALLIS, Ore. — After a heated debate, the Corvallis City Council turned down the idea of an ordinance that would have banned the open-carry policy. On Monday night, the Council reviewed the Administrative Services Committee’s recommendation not to pass an ordinance. The ordinance would have banned gun owners from openly carrying loaded firearms in public. … Continue reading »

Council To Discuss Open Carry Ordinance

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Should gun owners be legally allowed to openly carry their loaded firearms in Corvallis? That question will be asked again Monday night at the City Council meeting. Gun laws vary from place to place, but in Corvallis, it is currently legal for gun owners to openly carry their loaded firearms in certain … Continue reading »

Proposed Ban Triggers Debate

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A new proposal is the center of debate in Corvallis as the city discusses banning people from carrying loaded firearms in public. The crowd was passionate at Monday night’s city council meeting, with about 50 people talking about the topic. The proposed ban goes back to an incident earlier this year when … Continue reading »

New Role for Woman Who Held Off Intruder

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A Junction City woman who held off an intruder at gunpoint for more than 20 minutes after he allegedly broke into her home is using her experience to educate other women on ways they can protect themselves. Lisa Atkin is now the new state coordinator for a group called the Second … Continue reading »

Student Arrested After Alleged Threat

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — Classes were in session at Oakridge High School Tuesday after police took a 15 year-old student into custody early Tuesday morning. The arrest followed a threat the student allegedly made. “A high school male had made statements that on Wednesday May 7,2014 a week from tomorrow he would bring a gun to … Continue reading »

Man Robs Downtown Off the Waffle

EUGENE, Ore. — Police responded to a robbery at Off The Waffle just before 8:00 p.m. Friday night. Police said a man walked up to the counter with a note and demanded money. He also said he had a gun. A worker handed the man money out of the cash register. He then took off … Continue reading »

BJ’s Restaurant Robbed

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police are still investigating the armed robbery of the BJ’s on Coburg Road late Saturday night. The armed robbery over the weekend is not the first. McDonald’s just behind it was hit just a few weeks ago. That particular stretch along Coburg Road has seen a number of similar incidents since … Continue reading »

Armed Robbers Hold Up Restaurant

EUGENE, Ore. — Two robbers held up a BJ’s Restaurant on Coburg Road near Willakenzie Road just before midnight, Saturday. The restaurant was closed at the time, but employees were still inside. The daughter of the restaurant’s general manager told KEZI 9 News what happened. “He said that when the guy came out to take … Continue reading »

Online CHL Appointment System Debuts

EUGENE, Ore. — In 2012, Lane County saw an average of 180 concealed handgun license applications a month. This year, it’s almost tripled, which means wait times have been worse than at the DMV. Until this week, the sheriff’s office only took concealed handgun licence applications by walk-ins only. It wasn’t a problem until they … Continue reading »

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