Teens Facing Menacing Charges

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two Springfield teenagers are in jail Sunday night after reportedly leading police on a foot chase for more than a mile. Just after midnight Sunday morning, Springfield Police responded to a call at the corner of G and Mill after someone called 911 saying two people they knew were threatening them and … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Racial Intimidation

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Springfield Police say a former Whoville resident was arrested Tuesday night, accused of racial intimidation and menacing. Police say 52-year-old William Spivey became outraged at a family celebrating a birthday party at Island Park because he thought they were throwing rocks at ducks. They say Spivey approached the two alleged victims and … Continue reading »

911 Call Preceded Basketball Suspensions

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — On the morning a group of Jefferson High School boys basketball players reportedly were suspended from Saturday night’s state championship game against Churchill High School, Springfield Police responded to a report of “menacing” involving players. Sgt. Russ Boring said an employee at the Hilton Garden Inn on Gateway St. thought one of … Continue reading »