Witnesses Sought in Man’s Death

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department is looking for witnesses in connection with a man’s death in the West Eugene area Wednesday evening. The 33-year-old was found around 11:08 p.m. at S. Danebo Avenue near W. 11th Avenue. Police say a bicycle was found nearby, but there were no other vehicles near the area. … Continue reading »

Witnesses Sought in Attempted Abduction

EUGENE, Ore — Police are hoping someone saw an attempted abduction in Eugene Thursday afternoon. An 18-year-old told police a man tried to grab her as she was walking to her car near 18th and Bertelsen. It happened at about 12:15 p.m. She told police she broke free when the man first tried to grab … Continue reading »

Walk Through West Eugene Wetlands

EUGENE, Ore. — Twenty years ago a joint effort began to save the West Eugene Wetlands. While that effort is ongoing, Saturday those involved looked back on their progress and worked to spread the word about the wetlands and why they’re so important to our ecosystem. By bike or by foot, dozens of Eugene residents … Continue reading »

Drive-by Dart Attacks in West Eugene

Eugene, Ore. — Police are trying to find out who’s behind a string of drive-by dart attacks in West Eugene. So far, three people say they’ve been hit by 4-inch darts. The attacks happened between April first, and the 17th. The first pedestrian was hit near Roosevelt and Foch, the second on 13th and Chambers, … Continue reading »

Police Continue Death Investigation

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police remain tight lipped while investigating a death in the West Eugene area. Officers say the first call came in just after 5 p.m. on Monday of a suspicious death west of Beltline Highway and just north of Barger. Neighbors tell KEZI 9 News that at least four police cars surrounded … Continue reading »

Volunteers Plant Wildflowers

EUGENE, Ore. – Saturday was the perfect morning to get outside and plant and that’s exactly how some local volunteers started out their day. A group of about 20 people met in the West Eugene hills to plant native wildflowers. Eugene Park Stewards are working to restore the prairie, savanna and oak woodland habitat on … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested for Burglary

  EUGENE, Ore. — Police say they were able to stop an armed robbery on Thursday morning, thanks to an alert neighbor. A resident on Peppertree Drive in west Eugene told officers that a strange woman knocked on her door. The resident opened the door, then quickly slammed it shut when she decided that the … Continue reading »

Kids in West Eugene Most Prone to Asthma

EUGENE, Ore. — A new study shows kids in West Eugene are breathing in toxins that are causing their lungs to not develop correctly, leading to asthma. For nine year old Stefani Medsker asthma has almost always been something she has to deal with. “It makes me feel sick, like my stomach starts hurting and … Continue reading »

BLM Plans to Clear Wetlands

EUGENE, Ore. – Some local homeless campers will soon have to find a new place to live as the Bureau of Land Management has begun the process of clearing out some local wetlands. The city has been doing a lot of work with the homeless community, but recent news about the BLM’s plan to clear … Continue reading »

EPD Responds to Violent Incident

UPDATE 6:46 P.M.: EPD has confirmed that one person died at the scene.  Police say they responded to a report of a fight in the area and that responders tried to perform CPR on the victim, but he did not survive.  Officers say that they have a suspect in custody. EUGENE, Ore. — Police have … Continue reading »

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