EUGENE, Ore. — A man is dead after an apparent assault in downtown Eugene. The Eugene Police Department says 23 year-old Dean Sweeden died Wednesday morning from injuries he sustained in an apparent attack. EPD said just after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday it got a call about an injured man in 6th Alley between Lincoln and … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield police arrested a wanted fugitive after a hit and run Saturday. Police say they tried to stop a car going the wrong way on Pioneer Parkway at about midnight. The driver wouldn’t pull over and a pursuit started. The chase went on to Highway 126 westbound and near the Valley River … Continue reading »
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Kids who want to know what it is like to be a police officer have an opportunity to take a week-long course this summer from police officers themselves. The Corvallis Police Department is holding a Junior Cadet Police Academy later this month for kids only between the ages of 9-11. They will … Continue reading »
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Kids in Corvallis will get free Slurpees – if a police officer sees them doing something safe or responsible. The program, funded by 7-11, is showing kids across the nation that not all interactions with police officers are bad. On Thursday, Corvallis Police Officer Luther MacLean took KEZI 9 News out on … Continue reading »
UPDATE — The scene has been cleared. EUGENE, Ore. — There’s currently a large police presence near Norkenzie Road and Cal Young Road in Eugene. The area is blocked off to the public and drivers should avoid the area. This is a developing story. We have a crew on the scene and will have more … Continue reading »
WILDERVILLE, Ore. — Oregon State Police have arrested 35-year-old Bethanie Jones on allegations related to the shooting of her husband. Police responded to calls just before 10 p.m. Saturday on the 400 block of Waters Creek Road in Wilderville. Troopers say 35-year-old Darick Jones had been shot in the leg. Darick is not thought to have … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — If you get pulled over for drinking and driving on the Fourth of July and refuse to take a breathalyzer test, be prepared to give blood. This is a first for Eugene police. If you’re pulled over on the Fourth and appear impaired, you will first take the field sobriety test. If … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Police say an 80-year-old Eugene man was killed when he was struck by a car as he crossed the street around noon Saturday. This happened on River Rd. near Irving. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say impairment wasn’t an issue in the crash.
EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon Police are offering a way for students to get around campus safely at night. UOPD says there are other services on campus, such as Safe Ride, aimed to help students get around safely, but that requires scheduling ahead of time and can be inconvenient to students. So, UOPD has … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Checking in with Eugene Police Chief Pete Kerns on crime prevention.