Preview: Springfield State Of The City

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– Mayor Christine Lundberg will deliver her State of the City address Tuesday night at the Richard E. Wildish Community Theater. Her main message is continuing to work together to maintain Springfield’s hometown feel. “It might sound like a simple concept but it really takes work as you grow. To maintain a feel where … Continue reading »

Police Warn of False Solicitor

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police are warning residents about a man falsely soliciting business and trying to enter homes. Police say a few people living on the 4000 block of Virginia Avenue called them after a man knocked on their door, offering to clean their carpets. They say he then tried to come inside to … Continue reading »

Springfield Assault Suspects in Custody

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police say they’ve tracked down the two suspects involved in an attack outside a convenience store earlier this week. A 20-year-old man and 15-year-old boy are both in police custody, after the victim and police received several tips from the community┬áthat pointed to them. Police say one tip came from a … Continue reading »

Assault Victim Speaks Out

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield woman is speaking out after being attacked outside a convenience store. 51-year-old Leslie Farley says she was able to identify her attackers and is hoping police arrest them soon. It wasn’t the easiest Christmas for her this year as she suffered injuries to her face from the attack. Around 10 … Continue reading »

Fatal Hit & Run Suspect Arraigned

EUGENE, Ore. — The Veneta woman accused of killing a man during a hit and run in Springfield appeared before a judge for the first time Monday. 30-year-old Isabel McDaniel was arraigned at the Lane County Jail to face several charges including criminally negligent homicide, fatal hit and run, and tampering with evidence. McDaniel is … Continue reading »

District Selling Surplus Land

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield School Board is having a special meeting Monday afternoon to authorize the sale of a piece of surplus property. The district is selling the land on Rainbow Drive in Springfield for $2.1 million. The school district says the money will be used to pay off property in a different part … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Deadly Hwy 126 Crash

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Oregon State Police are investigating a deadly crash near Springfield. Troopers say just before 8 p.m. Saturday a car was westbound on Highway 126 when it traveled off the road and hit a tree. They say the driver, Richard Corgain from Eugene, was extracted from the car. The 67-year-old died at the … Continue reading »

Man Escapes House Fire

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man is lucky to be alive after escaping a house fire. Fire crews responded to the 5000 block of E St. around 10:40 p.m. Saturday. They say a man woke up in his room to the smell of smoke, and saw flames reaching the ceiling. Firefighters say the man was … Continue reading »

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 Search for Robbery Suspect

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police are searching for a suspect they say robbed a home in Springfield. It happened just after 6 p.m. Saturday at a home on 5th Street between E and F Street. Police say a man walked into the home through an unlocked door, wearing a ski mask. They say he was carrying … Continue reading »

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