$20,000 Raised for Kilcullen Project

EUGENE, Ore. — The final tally is in for this weekend’s fundraisers in honor of fallen Eugene Police Officer Chris Kilcullen. They brought in $20,000. Organizers took a chance by adding a classic car cruise on Saturday. Because the scholarship is fully funded, this money will go to four nonprofits that hold special meaning to … Continue reading »

Chris Kilcullen Fundraising Weekend

EUGENE, Ore. — The wife of a fallen Eugene police officer is gearing up for a major fundraiser in honor of her husband. And this year, the one-day event has turned into two. This will be the fourth year for the motorcycle ride, scheduled for the weekend of July 26. Because the Chris Kilcullen Memorial … Continue reading »

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 »

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