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 »

OSP Finds Oxycodone During Traffic Stop

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Oregon State Police arrested a man Wednesday, after finding Oxycodone tablets in his car. OSP says around 8 a.m. trooper stopped a 2013 Dodge Charger on Interstate 5 that was traveling at 92 mph in a 65 mph zone. The trooper noticed Oxycodone tablets wrapped in cellophane in the lap of the … Continue reading »

Warming Centers Open for Saturday

EUGENE/SPRINGFIELD/COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The Egan Warming Centers will be open the night of Saturday, Nov. 29th. Volunteers are on standby for the night of Sunday, Nov. 30th and Monday, Dec. 1st. Sites activated for Saturday, Nov. 29th are as follows: 1. First Christian Church, 11th & Oak Eugene (shuttles to take guests to other … Continue reading »

Black Friday At Cabela’s

SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– Black Friday was in full swing when doors opened at Cabela’s in Springfield. At 5am on Friday, more than 800 shoppers made their way through the doors to get their hands on all the deals! Many of them have been camping out since Thursday afternoon, but the first folks to show up have been … Continue reading »

Cafe Dishes Up for Thanksgiving

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — While some gripe about working the holidays, a Springfield restaurant gladly dishes up every Thanksgiving for free. For the last eight years, Busy Bee Cafe on Main Street has welcomed one and all through their doors for a real Thanksgiving feast of turkey and ham with all the fixings on their own … Continue reading »

New Hotel Goes Into Old Space

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An old hotel is getting a new life in Springfield. New signs recently went up at the former Shiloh Inn on Gateway St. It’s still a visit space, just under a new company – Guesthouse International Inn and Suites. The space will be run by the same owners. Nearby businesses say they … Continue reading »

City Approves Funds for Fire Victims

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Help is on the way for those forced from their apartments after it was deemed unfit to live. During Monday’s council meeting, councilors talked about dipping into the general fund to help those who can longer live at the Main Street building because it doesn’t meet fire and other city codes. The … Continue reading »

Couple Arrested In Front of Jail

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Eugene couple was arrested Sunday afternoon for allegedly having sex in a car parked directly in front of the Springfield City Jail. Kelli Knutson, 24, and Logan Jackson, 33, were booked for indecent exposure and disorderly conduct. Police say someone called to complain after motorists were slowing down to watch the … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz – November 14th

On the November 14th, 2014 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, highlights include the second week of playoffs, including Oregon City at Sheldon, Wilsonville at Springfield and Marist vs. Corvallis.    

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