Tiny Cameras Assist Police

EUGENE, Ore. — We’ve all seen them before, dramatic clips from police car dash cams. Now departments all over the country are using “body cams,” tiny devices that clip onto officers’ uniforms. “I would come up, I would flip this shutter down. Right now, I’m recording,” said Sgt. Larry Crompton, Eugene Police Department. Sgt. Crompton … Continue reading »

Undercover Busts Online Sexual Predator

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis man is behind bars after police say he intended to have sex with a minor he met online. Little did he know, he was talking to an undercover detective the entire time. Thirty-nine-year-old Brooks McKee was sentenced on Friday for the online sexual corruption of a child in the second … Continue reading »

Police Search for Assault Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department was searching for a man who took off on foot after a fight with his girlfriend Monday morning. Police got the call a little after 2 a.m. after a neighbor called in, saying she could hear a woman screaming. Once police got to the apartment near 14th and … Continue reading »

Corvallis PD Rules Park Death As Suicide

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Corvallis Police Department says the death at Willamette Park on Tuesday was a suicide. Police say someone at Willamette Park discovered the body of a 61-year-old man late Tuesday afternoon in a covered picnic area. The person called dispatch, and police spent almost two hours at the scene. Investigators say he … Continue reading »

UOPD Ready to Respond in Emergencies

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon Police Department wants students to know they’re prepared to act fast in emergency situations. On Tuesday, a student at Purdue University was killed when authorities say a gunman walked onto campus. This is just the latest in a string of campus shootings on middle, high school, and college … Continue reading »

Corvallis Death Investigation

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis police responded to a death at Willamette Park in South Corvallis Tuesday evening. Police say they were dispatched to the scene just before 5 p.m. Investigators still are not sure what the cause of death was. The person’s name will not be released until next to kin has been notified. Investigators … Continue reading »

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 »

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