Neighbors React to West Eugene Homicide

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police have released the identity of the man that was killed in West Eugene Friday night. Police say William McKnight, 41, was killed following a fight at a house on 2200 block of Roosevelt Boulevard. “My neighbor jumped up on the fence and said ‘do you guys need help, do you … Continue reading »

Car Crashes into Power Pole

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene woman is in the hospital after she crashed her car into a telephone pole Monday morning. Police say around 11 a.m., 66-year-old Marguerite Zalaud crashed her van head on into a pole at Roosevelt Boulevard and Garfield Street. Police said she was experiencing a medical issue. Drivers and pedestrians were … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Roosevelt Boulevard Reopens

UPDATE: Eugene police say the driver crashed due to a medical issue. She was treated for moderate injuries. Her dog was cared for through Eugene Animal Services. (2:25 p.m.) UPDATE: Roosevelt Boulevard has reopened. (12:38 p.m.) EUGENE, Ore. — Roosevelt Boulevard is closed from Garfield to Cleveland streets after a van crashed, knocking down high-voltage … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Close Roosevelt Blvd.

EUGENE, Ore. — A standoff in Eugene shut down two blocks of Roosevelt Boulevard near Garfield Street for an hour and a half early Wednesday evening. Officers surrounded the home of a 16-year-old boy after they say he threatened his girlfriend with a gun. A SWAT team and more than a dozen officers worked to … Continue reading »