Man Threatens Girlfriend with Rifle

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police responded to reports of an armed dispute Wednesday evening at 174 62nd Pl. They say Glen Foster and his girlfriend were in a dispute when Foster armed himself with a rifle and threatened the girlfriend and the police if she called them . She was able to call police and … Continue reading »

Interview: Sheriff’s Recruitment

EUGENE, Ore. — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a few good men and women to join the force. The recruitment process begins Thursday with an informational open house. Chief Deputy Byron Trapp joined us live in the studio for KEZI 9 News This Morning to tell us more about the event. It … Continue reading »

Armed Home Robbery in Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A Corvallis man called 911 Monday night after he said three men robbed him from his home at gunpoint then assaulted him. Captain Dave Henslee with the Corvallis Police Department says the robbery happened around 9:00 pm at a home on the 1100 block of NW 23rd Street in Corvallis. He says … Continue reading »

Springfield Searches for Police Chief

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Police Department will have its new leader at the end of October.  But first, the city has to narrow down a pretty competitive applicant pool. Fifty people applied for the position and in the next few weeks the city will narrow its options down to four to six. Then the … Continue reading »

OSU Hosts Biohazard Drill

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Civilian actors dressed up in biohazard protective gear that looks like moon suits, and members of the military wearing gas masks were participating in a multi-agency drill on Oregon State University’s campus on Friday. Oregon State University’s Environmental Health and Safety Office organized the drill so multiple agencies would be more prepared … Continue reading »

City Council Removes OSU from Ballot

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Corvallis City Council voted Tuesday night to remove Oregon State University from its tax levy proposal, making it so the University would feel no obligation to fund a city police officer. On July 15, the city council voted on city services to be levied, if voters were to pass the ballot … Continue reading »

Residents Want More Police Presence

CRESWELL, Ore. – Resident were on edge Tuesday after a shooting late Monday night. The city doesn’t have a police department and now, there are two possibly armed men on the loose. The city of Creswell contracts with the Lane County Sheriff’s Office for law enforcement services and has two full time deputies patrolling the … Continue reading »

Bridgeway House Burglarized

EUGENE, Ore. — A school for autistic children in South Eugene was looking for answers after falling victim to a series of break-ins and burglaries Friday. Staff at the Bridgeway House, located on the 3500 block of Donald Street, was left cleaning up the pieces after they were broken into last night but it wasn’t the first … Continue reading »

Corvallis Levy Controversy

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Corvallis City Council voted Monday night to add more services to this year’s levy for November’s ballot, including a controversial option to add more police officers to the community with Oregon State University’s help. The tax levy would be a renewal of what voters passed in 2011 to keep Osborn Aquatic … Continue reading »

Citizen Police Academy Students Graduate

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Summer is nearly here and that means schools are getting ready to say goodbye to their students. KEZI 9 News reporter Nha Nguyen was one of those in the classroom for the last 11 weeks with the Springfield Police Citizen Academy. Wednesday night was the big graduation. Each of the 34 students … Continue reading »

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