National Night Out Kickoff Event

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Police Department and local neighborhood watch groups spent Sunday afternoon informing families of various community resources, teaching safety and providing fun activities for kids. It’s all to kick off National Night Out, which highlights partnerships between police and community members throughout the country. Springfield’s Island Park was filled with families … Continue reading »

Neighborhood Fights Crime with Facebook

CRESWELL, Ore. — A recent rash of burglaries has led a neighbor to create a new neighborhood watch program. About 8 to 10 burglaries have been reported in Creswell in both the city and the outskirts over that past few weeks. The burglaries were violent, as far as kicking doors down and taking large amounts … Continue reading »

Criminals Target Rural Areas

NOTI, Ore. — The new year comes with a plea for at least one Lane County family–an increased presence by the Lane County Sheriff’s Office. A family in Noti says criminals are now intentionally targeting her property because they know the sheriff’s office is facing budget concerns and can’t respond. Heather Stahl says she first … Continue reading »