Woman Cited for Stealing Wallets

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene police cited a woman for stealing from people who offered to give her a ride. On Tuesday at about 4 p.m., a resident called police after they saw a woman who matched the suspect description. An officer near Royal Avenue and Hughes Street found 27-year-old Colleen Whitney and confirmed she was … Continue reading »

Boy Helps Catch Thief

EUGENE, Ore. — A 12-year-old Eugene boy helped catch a criminal, and Thursday he got a very special treat. Hunter Day was hanging out at a park near the Eugene Winco when he noticed a man hiding in the bushes and alerted a nearby police officer. It turned out the man had just shoplifted from … Continue reading »

DeFazio Fights SNAP Cuts

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The average American on food stamps gets just more than $30 a week to shop, but Congress is looking at cutting that already tight budget by 20 percent. Congressman Peter DeFazio is working to prevent those cuts by showing what shopping on food stamps is really like. DeFazio admits, he doesn’t usually … Continue reading »