New Rape, Sexual Assault Report Released

(CNN) — A study by the Department of Justice finds 80 percent of rape and sexual assaults of female college students are not reported to police. The findings, released Thursday, also found that non-students were victims of rape and sexual assault more than twice as often as students were. In about 80 percent of rape … Continue reading »

EPD Searches for Sexual Assault Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. – Eugene Police is searching for a suspect after a woman was allegedly raped in a busy area of Eugene, Tuesday. EPD says it happened near the 7-Eleven store on Coburg Road just before 6 p.m. It says a woman in her 20’s was walking to her parked car when a man armed … Continue reading »

Springfield Man Accused of Kidnap, Rape

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man is accused of kidnapping and raping his estranged wife early Saturday morning. Police say when the woman arrived at her home, Jose Alfredo Ortiz, 42, was waiting for her. He allegedly forced her into his car and back to his home at 2120 S. A Street. Officers say Ortiz … Continue reading »

Man Arraigned for 2008 Rape

EUGENE, Ore. — A man accused of raping a 12-year-old girl in Alton Baker Park in 2008 was arraigned Thursday. Eugene police say 22-year-old Anthony Wayne Meredith of Park City, Utah will be arraigned in the Lane County Jail on rape and sodomy charges. Back on December 31, 2008, police say a 12-year-old girl was … Continue reading »

Survey: One in 10 Women Raped at UO

EUGENE, Ore. — A shocking study from the University of Oregon Department of Psychology looks at the number of sexual assaults on campus. 10 percent of women in the study say they’ve been raped while attending college at the UO. It surveyed nearly 1000 students and asked detailed and direct questions about their sex life. … Continue reading »

Teen Suspect Arrested in Rape Case

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department is investigating a rape that officers say happened near Autzen Stadium Saturday night. A 17-year-old male is in jail, accused of beating and raping a 39-year-old woman. On Saturday evening, Eugene police responded to the Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Scout Access Road area. When they arrived, … Continue reading »

Teen Rape Suspect Arrested Near Autzen

EUGENE, Ore. — A 17-year-old is in custody accused of beating and raping a woman near Autzen Stadium Saturday night. At about 8:15 p.m. Eugene Police Officers were called to the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Scout Access Road, between Autzen Stadium and the Boy Scouts of America building. When they got there, … Continue reading »

Two Felony Incidents Near UO Campus

EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon Police are alerting students of two alleged felony incidents, one involving an alleged sexual assault. The incidents happened within a week of each other, and anyone with a university email address received the crime alert. Students say the message sparked concern, especially following the investigation involving three UO basketball … Continue reading »

UO Emails Students on Campus Violence

EUGENE, Ore. — Just hours after students rallied and demanded answers from administrators, UO President Michael Gottfredson sent out an email talking about ‘difficult and sensitive’ issues impacting the UO.  The rallies are in response to the MBB rape allegations. Three players were accused, but never charged. They have since been kicked off the team. Here’s … Continue reading »

UO Released Timeline of Rape Allegations

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon has released a timeline of the rape investigation into three former MBB players. The timeline comes just days after administrators announced the players accused, but never never charged, will not play with the team next year. The report uses facts from the Eugene Police Department police report into … Continue reading »

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