Standoff Investigation Continues

EUGENE, Ore. — What exactly happened during Wednesday’s standoff in downtown Eugene was still unclear Thursday. There are several conflicting reports, including whether or not a gun was actually involved. Police officers initially said they believed Steven Mara, the man involved in the situation, was a gun owner, but he denies that claim. Mara spent … Continue reading »

Police Standoff Suspect Due in Court

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The man at the center of an hours-long SWAT standoff is expected in court on Friday. The standoff happened Thursday evening in Olene, a rural Klamath County town. Klamath County deputies say the armed man barricaded himself inside a mobile home with some 60 law enforcement vehicles surrounding the property. Officials … Continue reading »

10 Detained After Standoff

GLENWOOD, Ore. — Armored military vehicles swarmed a parking lot in Glenwood Sunday in a standoff situation that lasted several hours. Police say it all stemmed from a 911 call about a dispute at 4:30 p.m. Sunday morning. Investigators responded to a report of an attempted assault and illegal use of guns at an apartment … Continue reading »

Two Dead After Standoff at Veneta Home

VENETA, Ore. — A quiet Veneta neighborhood experienced a violent awakening Wednesday¬†morning after a suicide call ended in two dead instead of one. Police first responded just before 6 a.m. to a call from a man on Jake Street reporting his own suicidal behavior, but what unfolded in the next four hours was much more … Continue reading »

Two People Dead after Veneta Standoff

VENETA Ore. — One man and one woman are dead after a standoff in Veneta, one of whom was believed to be suicidal. More than 20 units from multiple agencies responded to a home on Jake Street in Veneta Wednesday morning after reports of a suicidal person. The initial call came just before 6 a.m. … Continue reading »

View from Inside the Lockdown

A Watertown, Massachusetts man who is business partners with a Eugene man spoke with KEZI 9 News Friday afternoon. He described the scene outside his home as tense. He says from his front door he could see SWAT teams and police officers flooding the area throughout the day. He says the Watertown community was on … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Standoff Ends Peacefully

EUGENE, Ore. — A nearly six-hour standoff with Eugene Police officers Saturday morning ended peacefully. Officers were called to the 1300 block of Keller Street at 2:30 a.m. about shots fired. When they arrived, officers found a 46-year-old woman making suicidal statements. They tried to talk the woman out, but eventually had to break in … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Standoff, Fatal Fire

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A house fire in Roseburg left one man dead, and now police are investigating the incident as a homicide. The Roseburg Fire Department responded to a house fire on SE Ramp Street on Monday morning and found a man dead inside. Police say Richard Dale Casebeer, 71, of Roseburg, is the presumed … Continue reading »

Standoff With Police Lands Man In Jail

EUGENE, Ore. — Some residents were forced to wait out in the cold for hours late Friday night while Lane County deputies attempted to coax a man out from his home. Deputies were called out to a residence on Silver Lane about an armed dispute just before 10 p.m. The standoff went on for hours. … Continue reading »

UPDATE: Reedsport Hotel Standoff Ends

REEDSPORT, Ore. — A standoff at a motel is over and police found a man dead inside one of the rooms. Oregon State Police SWAT team say when they tried to contact a man inside one of the rooms at the Fir Grove Motel, he fired a shot. No officers were injured. They say the … Continue reading »

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