SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield family is left without a home after it was destroyed in a fire Saturday night. The house had extensive fire damage in the living room and smoke damage throughout the house. Fire crews say when they arrived at the home on South 34th Place, there were flames and smoke coming … Continue reading »
For the September 27 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, Jake Zivin, Erik Elken and Stephen Nelson have highlights from eleven games plus scores from around the state, including our Game of the Week — Sheldon vs South Medford. Get a wrap-up of Mid-Willamette League play, and more.
SALEM, Ore. — An effort to pass a law in Salem would make invasion of privacy, when it involves a minor, a felony. The effort coincides with the hearing of a Springfield man accused of secretly videotaping a 10-year-old girl for more than a year. Dana Bishop is scheduled to appear at the Lane County … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield residents had the unique opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at how their police department operates, Saturday. The Springfield Justice Center gave tours to the public. There were police k-9 demonstrations, a SWAT van and other police vehicles for families to check out. Organizers say it’s a great way for citizens … Continue reading »
On the September 20th edition of Friday Night Blitz on KEZI 9 News, Jake Zivin and Erik Elken bring you games from 11 games from around our area, including Sheldon at North Medford, Eagle Point at Springfield, and Scio at Santiam Christian.
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – The new Walmart Neighborhood Market opened its doors Wednesday morning near Gateway Mall. It’s strictly a grocery store and about one fifth of the size of a Walmart Supercenter. Shoppers we spoke with say they’re excited about the convenience the store brings. “I live about a half a mile from here and … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — There’s a new neighborhood market in town. Walmart Neighborhood Market opened its doors near the Gateway Mall at 8 a.m. on Wednesday. This isn’t a typical Walmart though; it mainly sells groceries with a few rows of household items. The store hired around 100 full- and part-time workers to staff the new … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Runners will be taking over 5th Street between Centennial Boulevard and A Street on Friday evening for the second annual Nick Symmonds 800 Meter Race, and the star Olympian himself will be running alongside them. Last year’s race was a huge success; almost 200 people participated and an even bigger turnout is … Continue reading »
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 »
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 »