Suspect Wanted in Hit-and-Run

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A father has died as a result of a hit-and-run in Springfield. Springfield Police are searching for the suspect who hit and killed a father and injured his son as they were crossing the street at 54th and Main Street after buying groceries at Safeway. They say it happened before 6 p.m. … Continue reading »

Police Searching for Missing Man

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police are searching for a man who disappeared more than three weeks ago. 33-year-old Adam Johns was last seen October 2nd on the 3500 block of Oregon Street in Springfield. Police say he went to the coast with a relative and a friend and came back the same night. He left … Continue reading »

SPD Holds Open House for Community

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Dozens of citizens got up close and personal with Springfield law enforcement Saturday, but it was all for education purposes. The Springfield Justice Center hosted an open house from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It included tours, a K-9 demonstration, and free food. Police chief, Tim Doney, says the event allows the … Continue reading »

Woman Steals Car with Kids Inside

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield woman is in jail Sunday night after allegedly stealing a car on with a teenager and a child inside. Investigators say a mother went into Safeway on Main Street in Springfield just before 4:00 p.m. Saturday. She left the engine on with her two kids, a 17 year old and … Continue reading »

Dog Attacks Child in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield girl is recovering Monday night after being attacked by a family dog on Sunday evening, and it’s sparking another debate over pit bulls. Investigators say the attack happened in the 1100 block of Olympic Street on Sunday evening. Springfield police say the 2 year old girl is in stable condition on Monday … Continue reading »

Fight Injures 2 Police Officers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two Springfield Police officers are recovering after they were injured in a fight with an armed man Sunday. Police say it all happened at Jasper’s Deli on the 5600 block of Main St. Officers responded to a call at the location just after 9 a.m. and found Troy Minson, who had multiple warrants for … Continue reading »

Teens Facing Menacing Charges

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two Springfield teenagers are in jail Sunday night after reportedly leading police on a foot chase for more than a mile. Just after midnight Sunday morning, Springfield Police responded to a call at the corner of G and Mill after someone called 911 saying two people they knew were threatening them and … Continue reading »

Victim In Motel Fire Identified

SPRINGFIELD, ORE. — Police say the woman who died in the McKenzie Motel fire in Springfield was 22-year-old, Mariah Dawn McElroy from Springfield. They say her screams early Sunday morning likely saved the three survivors. Early Sunday morning, neighbors near the McKenzie Motel near 17th and Main in Springfield, were drawn outside. “I was sitting … Continue reading »

Two Men Rob Woman in Her Car

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police are searching for two men they say robbed a woman at gun point, Sunday. Police say the incident happened around 9 p.m. at the intersection of 5th and U Street. The victim was stopped in her vehicle when two men approached her car and pointed a gun at her. The … Continue reading »

A Day in the Life: Police Sergeant

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Paperwork, tickets and tense moments; it all comes with being a police sergeant. Sgt. Brian Gay of the Springfield Police Department shares what it’s like to live a day in his life.

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