Gang Prevention Symposium Held at LCC

EUGENE, Ore. — Local organizations said despite popular belief, gangs are an issue in Lane County. A symposium was held Saturday on that very issue. Organizers said this is just the beginning of their efforts to combat, what they say, is a growing problem in Lane County. Their hope is to establish a shared understanding … Continue reading »

Local Park Playground Vandalized

EUGENE, Ore. — A witness saw a group of juveniles early Thursday morning burning playground equipment near Sheldon High School. The area is still damaged, marked off with caution tape around the damaged equipment. KEZI 9 News has been told a group of kids were using an aerosol can as a blow torch and deliberately … Continue reading »

Juvenile Justice Center Cuts Coming

EUGENE, Ore. — In less than a week, the Juvenile Justice Center will cut its number of beds in half. The center is a $44 million investment that has never reached its full potential. Now the good it’s been able to do is about to take another hit. “Budget cuts are affecting us across the … Continue reading »