Man Arrested for Racial Intimidation

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Springfield Police say a former Whoville resident was arrested Tuesday night, accused of racial intimidation and menacing. Police say 52-year-old William Spivey became outraged at a family celebrating a birthday party at Island Park because he thought they were throwing rocks at ducks. They say Spivey approached the two alleged victims and … Continue reading »

Naked Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police arrested a man they say was naked and performing inappropriate acts near women on the West “D” Street bike path along the Willamette River in Springfield The call came in just after 7:30 Monday night. When police arrived, the suspect, 43 year old John Littrell, had put clothing on and was riding … Continue reading »

Saturday Market Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — Saturday morning foot traffic in downtown Eugene is picking up once again as the Saturday Market kicks off its first day. Customers and vendors filled the 8th and Oak intersection downtown. They say the Saturday Market brings a unique shopping experience to the Eugene-Springfield area and this is usually a sign that … Continue reading »

National Safe Digging Month

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — April is National Safe Digging Month, and local utility companies are reminding homeowners and businesses to call 811 before digging. Striking a live line, such as a power line or gas line, can cause service interruption, costly damages and even injury. That’s why the law says people must call 811 before they … Continue reading »

Local Woman Helps Mudslide Victims

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A local woman with close ties to the Washington state mudslide is asking for the community’s help to bring some relief to those affected by the disaster. Amber Collins, a Springfield resident, has been at the Wal-Mart on Olympic Street asking for donations to send to Oso to help others affected. Also … Continue reading »

EuGenuis Market Plans for the Future

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — After 18 months in the Gateway Mall, the EuGenius Marketplace is being forced to close up shop. The owner, Dave Wells, says the lease is up, and the mall has plans to renovate the space. Their last day will be Saturday, March 29, from 11 a.m until 6 p.m. Wells says they aren’t closing … Continue reading »

House Fire Evacuates Residents

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Crews responded to a house fire on the 900 block of Kelly Blvd. in Springfield early Thursday morning. The first calls came in just before 5:45 a.m., reporting smoke coming from a home. Three people were evacuated from the home with no injuries. Residents were able to save several pets from the … Continue reading »

Police Arrest Suspect in Bank Robbery

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield police arrested a man accused of robbing Wells Fargo Bank on Centennial Blvd. Thursday morning. Police say he presented a note demanding money and then left with cash. Police located 26-year-old Timothy Gustus in Eugene just before 1 a.m. Friday and he was taken to the Lane County Jail. He faces … Continue reading »

Police Search for Bank Robber

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Newly released surveillance images show a man police say robbed a bank Thursday morning. Officers say he walked into the Wells Fargo Bank on Centennial Boulevard. He presented a note demanding money and then left with cash. He’s described as about 5’7″to 5’10″. He had a thin to medium build. He has … Continue reading »

Strip Club Sign Stirs Up Controversy

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A strip club sign raised some eyebrows Monday. Some neighbors say the wording of a playful St. Patty’s Day promo went too far and was inappropriate. As Springfield resident Steve Andreson drove by Spyce Gentleman’s Club Monday morning he did a double take. “It’s not appropriate, it’s a real kind of negative … Continue reading »

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