Woman Pulls Fire Alarm to Escape Assault

LAKESIDE, Ore. — A fire alarm could have saved a Lakeside woman’s life after deputies say her husband assaulted her. It happened around 2 p.m. Friday on the 100 block of North Eighth Street. A 31-year-old woman said her husband hit her with a gun and threatened to kill her, along with their three children. … Continue reading »

VIDEO: Womenspace Flamingo Fundraiser

EUGENE, Ore. — October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Beware: you could see purple in your yard, as in purple flamingos. Yards across the area will be flocked this month. It’s one of many Womenspace fundraisers, and it’s new this year. Womenspace says its mission is to prevent domestic violence in intimate partner relationships in … Continue reading »

Interview: Cupcakes for Womenspace

As part of National Domestic Violence Month, the bakers at Sweet Life have created a special one-of-a-kind cupcake to benefit Womenspace.  Peggy Whalen, the executive director at Womenspace, stopped by the KEZI 9 News studio on Friday morning to show us the sweet treats.