Final Police Chief Candidates Chosen

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The city of Springfield narrowed its list for the next police chief. The city released the short list of four candidates Wednesday. One of those was Lane County District Attorney Alex Gardner. He has worked at the district attorney’s office since 2001 and served as district attorney since 2009. He holds several … Continue reading »

SPD Investigates Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police is investigating a shooting that allegedly is over the attempted theft of medical marijuana. Police say they responded to the home at about 6 a.m. Tuesday, in west Springfield. Richard Allen Kelly was lying in a neighboring yard, with a single gunshot wound. Police say they took the gun from … Continue reading »

Police Department Hosts Open House

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Justice Center is holding its annual open house Saturday morning. Last year, 800 to 900 showed up. Starting at 10 a.m, folks will have the opportunity to tour the department and its different vehicles. The department says it’s a family-friendly event and a great chance to interact with the public … Continue reading »

Good Samaritan Stabbed During Robbery

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man accused of attacking a good Samaritan during an attempted robbery is accused of committing a different crime earlier that day. Springfield police said James Michael Jordan tried to rob a 70-year-old woman Wednesday night outside the Walgreen’s at 58th and Main Street. They said before that he tried to … Continue reading »

Crash Site Has Dangerous History

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A yellow light flashes when a pedestrian is ready to cross Main at 50th in Springfield. “Pedestrian activates the flashing beacon and it’s very, it really has a very bright yellow light that really captures motorists attention, supposed to capture their attention and then when they, and they’re supposed to stop,” said … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Springfield Stabbing

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A man is in the Lane County Jail after he allegedly stabbed someone in the parking lot of a Walgreens. Police arrived at the Main Street store just after 8:30 on Wednesday night to respond to a call about a dispute. They say that James Jordan had asked a 70-year-old woman for … Continue reading »

Boy Seriously Hurt Crossing Main St.

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Emergency crews rushed a 12-year-old boy to the hospital after he was hit while crossing the 5000-block of Main Street. Springfield police immediately shut down the road and started to reconstruct the accident. Officers say the boy was in the marked crosswalk when the 21-year-old driver hit him, causing severe head trauma.¬†They … Continue reading »

Springfield Dari Mart Robbed

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police are looking for a man who they say robbed a Dari Mart at knifepoint on Monday night. The suspect allegedly robbed the Harlow Road store shortly after 10:40 p.m. and threatened the employee with a knife before taking off with an undisclosed amount of cash. He is described as a black … Continue reading »

New Details on Springfield Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — New details have emerged about the shooting that happened in the parking lot of the Springfield Wal-Mart. Police said the victim has been moved out of intensive care and his condition has been upgraded. One of the suspects is facing attempted murder charges. The two suspects appeared in court today. Lane County … Continue reading »

Residents React to Springfield Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. —¬†Springfield residents say a shooting in a local store parking lot came as a surprise. Neighbors near the Walmart on Olympic Street say they regularly shop at the store and a shooting is the last thing they would expect to happen; but, they’re relieved at how quickly police handled the situation. Barbara Bradley … Continue reading »

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