Dispute Leads to Stabbing, Crash

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A man is in custody, accused of stabbing another man and stealing his car. Police say it started around 9:45 p.m. Sunday. They say 30-year-old Brian Carlson was arguing with a man in front of a home in the 100 block of South 67th Street. They say Carlson stabbed the victim, 45-year-old … Continue reading »

Simpsons Mural Coming to Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — There’s still some debate on whether Springfield, Oregon is the real home of the Simpsons. But soon the Emerald Art Center Gallery will be the backdrop to a new Simpsons mural. The gallery coordinator said the board unanimously approved painting the Simpsons mural at the gallery on Main Street. She said Simpsons … Continue reading »

Police Locate Man Wanted for Sex Abuse

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A man was taken into custody after leading Springfield Police on a chase Monday night. Police say Charles Lane was wanted in Albany for a sex abuse case involving a juvenile. Officers were able to track him down in Springfield. They say he was inside a home on the 100 block of … Continue reading »

“100 Deadliest Days” for Teens

EUGENE, Ore. — Summer vacation is just around the corner for high school students but that time, falling between Memorial and Labor Day, is considered the most dangerous time for teen drivers. According to Bactrack.com, a breathalyzer company, that time period is known as the “100 Deadliest Days” for teens. Police and driving instructors at … Continue reading »

Cromwell Convicted of Murder

  EUGENE, Ore. — A jury has found a Springfield man guilty of murder in the death of his ex-fiancée Tuesday, after less than an hour of deliberations. Last week, Robert Cromwell testified that he killed 26-year-old Casey Wright with a baseball bat because he was so upset. There was tension in the courtroom as both … Continue reading »

Jury Finds Cromwell Guilty

EUGENE, Ore. — The jury found Robert Cromwell guilty after an hour of deliberation Tuesday. Cromwell was accused of killing his ex-fiance, Casey Wright, in November at their home in Springfield. Cromwell was found guilty of murder and unlawful use of a weapon. A Lane County judge will sentence him on Friday. This is a … Continue reading »

Havurah Farm Barn Fundraiser

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Thurston family is receiving some much needed help Sunday after their barn went up in flames, killing more than 300 chickens. Dozens of people showed up at the Havurah Farm to help the Sherer family raise money for a rebuild and show their support after their barn full of chickens burned … Continue reading »

Murder Trial Jury Selection

EUGENE, Ore. — Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday in the trial of a Springfield man charged with killing his girlfriend. Police say Robert Cromwell used a baseball bat to murder Casey Wright, 26, in his home in November. Investigators say shortly after the crime, Cromwell walked into McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center with injuries and … Continue reading »

Taking Advantage of Free Comic Book Day

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A shop in Springfield really got into national Free Comic Book Day Saturday, holding an all-day event for fans. More than 80 people  lined up outside DragonVine on Pioneer Parkway Friday morning. The store gave away free comic books, prizes, and pizza. Based on last year’s turnout, they expected about 1,500 people … Continue reading »

State Laws Prevent Needed Help

EUGENE, Ore. — Staff at Lane County Behavioral Health Services say their hands are tied in certain situations. Tuesday night’s incident where a man allegedly attacked two women with a pick ax in Springfield is one example of that. The suspect’s mother in this case partially blamed the incident on the fact that her son … Continue reading »

Older posts «

» Newer posts