Residents React to Springfield Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield residents say a shooting in a local store parking lot came as a surprise. Neighbors near the Walmart on Olympic Street say they regularly shop at the store and a shooting is the last thing they would expect to happen; but, they’re relieved at how quickly police handled the situation. Barbara Bradley … Continue reading »

Walmart Begins Hiring for New Market

EUGENE, Ore. — Walmart is opening a neighborhood market and looking to hire up to 95 employees. The manager, Cooper Osima, says the store will hire for both full and part-time positions. Those interested can apply at the Walmart Supercenter located on Olympic Street in Springfield or the employment office in Eugene. Osima says customers … Continue reading »

Walmart Armed Robbery Suspect Wanted

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are asking for your help in finding a man who robbed a Walmart at gunpoint Friday morning. Police say it was a chaotic morning, and they’re searching for any clues that might lead to an arrest. Just before 9 a.m. police say they got a call about a man who ran … Continue reading »

Green Acres Walmart Robbed at Gunpoint

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are looking for the man who robbed the Walmart store on Green Acres Road Friday morning. Officers say the suspect robbed the store at gunpoint at about 8:45 a.m. and fled. They describe the suspect as a white or Hispanic male, in his 20s, 5’9″ tall, with a thin build. He … Continue reading »

Crews Busy Building at Gateway Mall

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Construction crews are hard at work bringing some new businesses to Gateway Mall. They’re busy building both a Walmart Neighborhood Market and Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurant. And thanks to the dry, sunny weather, one of those projects will be finished a bit early. Crews at Gateway Mall are building both a Walmart … Continue reading »

Walmart Shots Fired

EUGENE, Ore. — The man who fired shots Thursday night outside a local Walmart is behind bars. Neighbors told KEZI 9 News they heard something Thursday night but couldn’t quite figure out what was going on, but they knew something was wrong. It was a frantic scene in the parking lot of Walmart on Green … Continue reading »

Shots Fired Outside Eugene Walmart

UPDATE: Eugene Police arrested Joshua Damon Abdon, 31, and charged him with  seven counts of unlawful use of a weapon,  two counts of reckless endangerment, three counts of disorderly conduct, and possession of meth. He is currently lodged at the Lane County Jail EUGENE, Ore. — Police arrested a man after they say he fired … Continue reading »

Jobs Help Boost Cottage Grove Economy

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — An expanded Walmart in Cottage Grove opened its doors to the community Wednesday. This growth and other business expansion in Cottage Grove is boosting the economy. Initially, Walmart said it would be hiring 60 new workers as the store expanded, but now city officials from Cottage Grove say that number will … Continue reading »

Corvallis Walmart Prepares for Shoppers

CORVALLIS, Ore. —  Employees put the finishing touches on the new Walmart Neighborhood Market Monday. Employees have been working around the clock to get the new store ready for business. The construction’s complete and the shelves almost fully stocked, all possible because of the newly hired workers. “A majority of our jobs are local, we … Continue reading »

Walmart Helps Police Catch Suspects

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield Police enlisted the help of several businesses to track down three burglary suspects. Officers say someone broke into a home on l Street, taking more than $250 in change. Police asked neighboring retailers to be on lookout. Officers were waiting for the suspects when they allegedly showed up to the Walmart … Continue reading »

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