RPD Arrests Man on Sex Abuse Charge

ROSEBURG, Ore. – The Roseburg Police Department says an investigation led to the arrest of a man on a sex abuse charge Tuesday. Police say Patrick Lee Royse, 61, of Roseburg was arrested following an investigation into an incident involving a 9-year-old girl. They say the girl was known to the suspect. RPD says the … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – September 20

On the September 20th edition of Friday Night Blitz on KEZI 9 News, Jake Zivin and Erik Elken bring you games from 11 games from around our area, including Sheldon at North Medford, Eagle Point at Springfield, and Scio at Santiam Christian.

Woman Dies After Being Hit by Car

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a car traveling south on Looking Glass Road near Roseburg struck two pedestrians Tuesday night, killing one of them. Troopers say the two pedestrians were hit jut before 11 p.m. Both pedestrians were taken to Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg. Amanda Bell, 24, of Myrtle Creek, died at the … Continue reading »

Teen Meets Country Music Star

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Douglas County Fair kicked off this week. One lucky fan was rewarded for her perseverance and amazing spirit. The Western Wishes program granted Kelly Walker the chance to meet country music star Clay Walker. The Roseburg native’s excitement shines through as she shakes his hand and talks with the country star. … Continue reading »

Techs Offer Safety Seat Inspections

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Douglas County Child Safety Seat Coalition will hold a Child Safety Seat Clinic Friday. Child safety seat technicians will offer free inspections and training to help ensure that the child safety seats are the right size and properly installed. The event will take place Friday, July 26 from 10-2 p.m. at … Continue reading »

Grant Funds Eastwood Park Renovations

ROSEBURG, Ore. – City officials announced an award of grant funding for the renovation of the Eastwood Park, Tuesday. The grant comes from the Oregon State Parks & Recreation Department through its local government grant program. Renovation at Eastwood Park will include creating a new accessible play area with safety surfacing, new paved pathways, new … Continue reading »

Fire Destroys Chrome Nightclub

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A nightclub that opened just months ago is now a pile of ash and rubble, after a fire destroyed the building early Wednesday morning. Around 1:45 am, the Roseburg Fire Department responded to flames coming from Chrome Nightclub on Diamond Lake Boulevard. Crews spent over two hours fighting the flames, and closed … Continue reading »

Two Injured in Motorcycle Crash

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Oregon State Police says a couple was seriously injured after their motorcycle traveled off the road and crashed Saturday. Troopers say around 8 p.m. a motorcycle was travelling westbound on Highway 138E near milepost 56, when it went off the highway and struck a tree stump. The driver Kenneth Minshew, 57, of … Continue reading »

Police Seek Driver in I-5 Hit-and-Run

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Oregon State Police are still looking for the driver of the commercial truck that hit a pedestrian early Thursday morning. Police say that Gabriel Johnson was walking on the southbound shoulder of Interstate 5  between 2 and 3 a.m. when a commercial truck pulling a semi-trailer hit him. The truck also struck … Continue reading »

Widow Speaks After Tasing Death

SUBLIMITY, Ore. — A couple’s vacation was cut short after a man’s wife said her husband suffered from a manic attack, which led to his arrest. The next day, while she thought her husband, Greg Price, was still in custody, police officers showed up at her home to tell her that her husband died. “I … Continue reading »

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