Man Arrested in Murder for Hire Plot

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene man is behind bars accused of trying to hire a man to kill his neighbor. 57 year old Jeffrey Wright Leonard is charged with solicitation for murder and conspiracy to commit murder. Police were tipped of by a Lane County Jail inmate on Thursday. He told investigators Leonard approached him … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Murder of 3 Month Old

YREKA, Calif. – A Siskiyou County father is accused of the murder of his three month old daughter. On November 17th, Yreka Police responded to a report of the three month old not breathing. The baby was transported to Fairchild Medical Center, but due to the severe nature of her injuries, she was taken to UC … Continue reading »

Newport Murder Case Continues

NEWPORT, Ore. — A woman accused of throwing her son off the Yaquina Bay Bridge will undergo a mental evaluation before her case proceeds in court. Jillian McCabe, 34, was arrested earlier this month after police say she killed her son, 6-year-old London McCabe, by throwing him off the bridge in Newport. On Thursday, she … Continue reading »

Jury Finds David Bowen Guilty of Murder

EUGENE, Ore. — In a little less than three hours, the jury in the David Bowen murder trial returned a guilty verdict. The decision was handed down just before 5 p.m. The jury has spoken and David Bowen has been found guilty on all three charges of intentional murder, tampering with evidence and abuse of … Continue reading »

Murder Suspect Captured

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. –  After a day-long search, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office confirms a murder suspect has been taken into custody without further incident. At about 9:00 A.M. Tuesday morning, police responded to reports of shots fired on the 6000 block of Truax Rd. According to Sheriff’s deputies, they found the body of a woman, and started … Continue reading »

David Bowen Says Death Was Accidental

EUGENE, Ore. — A Cottage Grove man on trial for shooting his girlfriend, former Cottage Grove resident Tammy Borda, says it was an accident. Bowen testified for nearly two hours last Friday about his life history and on Monday, he returned to the stand. With his voice breaking and through some tears, he told his … Continue reading »

Man Facing Murder Charges

EUGENE, Ore. — It was a quiet, rainy day on Ruby Avenue, just outside of Eugene city limits Saturday afternoon. A much different scene after a chaotic evening in the neighborhood. “We heard the shots. We’re right on the other side of the road on the other side of the property,” said Darenda Brown. Something … Continue reading »

Dillard Reacts To Residents’ Deaths

DILLARD, Ore. — Investigators are still trying to determine why a Dillard man killed himself and two others, including his own father, early Tuesday morning in Coos County. Zachary Brimhall, the suspect the shootings, and his father Ray Brimhall were both from Dillard, a town of about 500, just south of Roseburg, right outside of … Continue reading »

Three Found Dead In Murder-Suicide

BASTENDORFF BEACH, Ore. — Three men are dead in what appears to be a murder-suicide in Coos County early Tuesday morning. Multiple agencies were on scene Tuesday at the South Jetty Parking Lot of Bastendorff Beach, which was completely closed to the public for most of the day as investigators worked through the scene. It … Continue reading »

Jenny Gamez Identified as Murder Victim

WALWORTH COUNTY, Wisc. — Investigators have officially linked a missing Oakridge woman to a double murder case in Wisconsin. Her identity was revealed during a news conference in Walworth County, Wisconsin Monday. Through the use of dental records, investigators announced they officially identified the second body found in a suitcase earlier this month as 21-year-old … Continue reading »

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