Dropped Cinder Block Injures Woman

CRESWELL, Ore. — Oregon State Police is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for dropping a cinder block from an I-5 overpass early Sunday morning. Police say it broke through a passing vehicle’s windshield and injured a woman inside the car. The car was driving northbound on I-5 just before 4:30 … Continue reading »

Two Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two men were taken into custody for disorderly conduct after a young woman reported them for harassing her at work. Springfield Police officers took over The Sizzler parking lot on Gateway Friday morning just before 10:30 a.m. They spent more than an hour questioning three men about the incident and going through … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates HWY 20 Fatal Crash

BURNT WOODS, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into a fatal crash Monday. Troopers say around 12 noon, a motorcycle was travelling eastbound on Highway 20 near milepost 31. A witness says the motorcyclist passed their vehicle and moved back into the eastbound lane, when it collided into the back of a … Continue reading »

Two Crashes on HWY 99 Injure Many

DUNDEE, Ore. – Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into two traffic crashes on Highway 99W, Friday. OSP says around 2:30 p.m., a 2004 Toyota Camry driven by James Smith, 76, of West Linn, was travelling northbound on Highway 99W when it crossed the center line and collided nearly head-on with a 1994 Acura … Continue reading »

OSP Chases Down California Driver

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A 19-year old California woman was taken to the hospital for a mental evaluation after she reportedly led police on a chase in Springfield just after midnight on Sunday morning. Oregon State Police say they tried to pull the woman over for a traffic violation on South A Street and 16th, but … Continue reading »

Serious Injury Crash Closes I-5 Tuesday

SUTHERLIN, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into a serious injury crash on northbound I-5, Tuesday. Troopers say around 8:50 p.m., a 1985 Dodge pickup driven by Joseph Reitmeier, 30, of Medford, was northbound on I-5 when the right rear tire blew out. The pickup spun into the center concrete divider and … Continue reading »

Jury Learns More About Cause of Death

EUGENE, Ore. — It was a new day of testimony in the double murder trial of Johan Gillette, the Eugene man charged with killing his father and his dad’s partner. On the stand Tuesday, a forensic scientist who examined blood spatter found at the crime scene. Oregon State Police forensic scientist Traci Rose testified on … Continue reading »

Log Truck Crash In Noti

NOTI, Ore. — The scene of a log truck crash in Noti is cleared after hours of traffic delays. Oregon State Police responded to a call around 11 a.m. Tuesday that a log truck travelling east bound on Highway 126 had overturned, sending logs into the road and the yard of a house. Investigators say … Continue reading »

Chase Ends in Family’s Front Yard

EUGENE, Ore. — The Hughes family had an earlier than normal start to their Saturday, after a high speed chase ended in a crash right in front of their house. “We were sleeping and it sounded like an earthquake and so we sat up and then we heard police sirens and came out here to … Continue reading »

Man Crashes into School Bus on I-5

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — A man is in custody after a bizarre incident on Interstate 5 Tuesday afternoon. Oregon State Police say the man rammed his car into a school bus and then took off his pants as he tried to get into the bus. There weren’t any kids onboard. OSP says it all started around … Continue reading »

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