Defending Against Assault

EUGENE, Ore. – Eugene Police say a woman who fought back with pepper spray after allegedly being sexually assaulted, helped her escape the very dangerous situation. EPD and a local self-defense instructor say in most sexual assaults the victim and perpetrator know each other, but that wasn’t the case Tuesday night. Police say the victim … Continue reading »

EPD Sex Assault Suspect Search Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — The search continues for a suspect accused of sexually assaulting a woman Tuesday night in a busy area of Eugene. Eugene Police say the incident happened just before 6 p.m. near the 7-Eleven and Baja Fresh on Coburg Road. A young woman was walking to her car when the man approached her … 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 »

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 »

OSU Joins Campaign Vs. Sexual Violence

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A new national campaign to end sexual violence is calling out all colleges across the country, and Oregon State University is stepping on board. On Friday, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden launched the “It’s On Us” campaign, that stresses that part of the American culture needs to change from … Continue reading »

Non-Profit Teaches Self Defense

EUGENE, Ore. — A local non profit is teaching women and other high-risk groups how to defend themselves. The Warrior Sisters Society formed about a year ago. It’s a non-profit dedicated to teaching free self defense classes to women, children and the elderly. Co-founders Samantha Krop and Rachel Ivey are self-taught experts, showing kids a … Continue reading »

Possible Crime Link in SE Albany

ALBANY, Ore. — Albany Police are investigating a series of crimes in Southeast Albany and trying to figure out if they are related – including a murder, sexual assault, and multiple robberies. An eight-year-old called 911 early Tuesday morning in Albany, when he found his mother bleeding to death after police say somebody shot her. … Continue reading »

A Look at Sexual Assault in the Military

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of female veterans are in town connecting with their comrades, trading service stories, and learning about crucial services available to them. Oregon has an estimated 28,000-thousand veterans, and many of them were in Eugene for the Oregon Women Veterans Conference. The badges of honor, service and sacrifice filled the Eugene Hilton … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Sexual Assault

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Police Department is releasing more information on an alleged sexual assault that happened in Gateway Mall on Saturday morning. Police said the victim has autism, making her a more vulnerable target. Meanwhile, the suspect has served time for prior sexual assaults. According to court documents, Brexin Schulz was arrested when … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Sex Assault at Mall

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A convicted rapist is back in jail, accused of sexually assaulting a young woman this weekend, at the Gateway Mall, and police are trying to find out if there are more victims. Springfield police say 27-year-old Brexin Reed Shulz lured her into a bathroom Saturday morning. Police say a young woman in … Continue reading »

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