Judge Rules Kidd Unable to Stand Trial

EUGENE, Ore. — A major decision was made Wednesday in the case of the woman accused of killing Eugene police Officer Chris Kilcullen. Cheryl Kidd appeared in a Lane County courtroom for a hearing. A recent report says she is mentally ill and her status will not change. The charges were dismissed and the judge … Continue reading »

Memorial Ride for Officer Kilcullen

EUGENE, Ore. — Motorcyclists revved up their engines before taking off on a scenic ride through Western Oregon. The distance they traveled had significant meaning. “248 miles that signifies Chris’ badge number and which is why we do 248 every year,” said Kristie Kilcullen, Chris’ wife. Officer Chris Kilcullen was shot and killed while conducting … Continue reading »

Senate Bill 421 Passes Through Senate

EUGENE, Ore. — After months of pushing for legislation, the wife of slain Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen is finally seeing her hard work pay off. Senate Bill 421 passed through the Senate Tuesday. It now awaits to be signed into law by Gov. John Kitzhaber. Kristie Kilcullen says this is a victory for her … Continue reading »

Fallen Officer Remembered

EUGENE, Ore. — Two years ago Monday, Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen lost his life in the line of duty. Now his family is working to keep people like Chris’s killer off the streets. While it’s been two years since Chris was killed in the line of duty, family members say life without him never … Continue reading »

Kilcullen Candlelight Monday Night

EUGENE, Ore. — Monday marks the two-year anniversary of the death of Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen. Kilcullen was shot and killed during a routine traffic stop on Highway 126 in Springfield. There will be a candelight ceremony Monday, April 22 at 8 p.m. at the Eugene Police Department, located at 300 Country Club Road. … Continue reading »

Two Officers and Suspect Shot

CORVALLIS, Ore. —A shooting involving an armed man and two officers drew back-up from seven different law enforcement agencies Saturday night. It happened near Albany, when Benton County Sheriffs deputies responded to a call about a man with a gun in an Albany woman’s backyard. Deputies spotted the stolen car he drove off in within … Continue reading »

Riders Honor Fallen Officer

EUGENE, Ore. — This year’s Chris Kilcullen Memorial Ride brought in a larger crowd of bikers than last year’s. Hundreds filled the European Motorcycles of Western Oregon parking lot Sunday with their bikes and their support in what’s now a tradition. They went to seven different cities totaling 248 miles in honor of Chris’ badge … Continue reading »

Motorcyclists Prepare for Kilcullen Ride

EUGENE, Ore. — More than 200 motorcyclists rode to honor fallen Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen last year. This year, organizers of the memorial ride hope to have many more this Sunday. By charging riders $40, the event raises money for the Chris Kilcullen Memorial Scholarship. “The kind of feedback that we got from last … Continue reading »

Signs Revealed for Officer Chris Kilcullen Memorial Highway

December 10, 2011 By Lauren Mickler EUGENE, Ore — About 200 friends, family and fellow officers gathered at Willamette High School Saturday morning, almost eight months after losing Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen in the line of duty. “Thank you all for being here on this chilly Saturday morning to unveil the signs to honor … Continue reading »

EPD Identified Officer Killed During Chase as Chris Kilcullen

April 22, 2011 LANE COUNTY, Ore. — A Eugene police officer was shot and killed during a chase that started on Interstate 105 around 4:30 p.m. Friday afternoon. EPD Chief Pete Kerns says Officer Chris Kilcullen, 43,  attempted to stop the female motorist on Interstate 105. When Kilcullen pursued her car, Kerns says she shot at him, … Continue reading »