Web Extra: UO Falls in NCAA Tournament

OMAHA, Neb.–Exactly a year to the day, No. 8 Oregon faced off against No. 1 Wisconsin in the Round of 32 in the 2015 NCAA Tournament. While the Ducks kept it close to the very end, they couldn’t pull out the win at CenturyLink Center as they fell 72-65.

Web Extra: Ducks Going to the Tournament

EUGENE, Ore.–The Ducks are going dancing! For the third straight year, Oregon Men’s Basketball is going to NCAA tournament. The Ducks are the No. 8 seed in the West region and will face No. 9 Oklahoma State in Omaha on Friday. If they win that game, they will likely play No. 1 Wisconsin.

Officer Shoots African-American Teen

(CNN) — Another US city is seeing racial tension heat up. An African-American teen was shot and killed by police in Wisconsin’s capital Friday night, eliciting outrage from the community. Protests erupted overnight in Madison, after the 19-year-old was fatally shot by a police officer. Authorities were responding to a scene Friday evening when the … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Friday’s Heisman Press Conf.

NEW YORK – Two of the three Heisman Trophy finalists sat down to answer questions in front of a swarm of media Friday before the Heisman Trophy Presentation in Times Square on Saturday. Heisman favorite Marcus Mariota was not in attendance due to the Johnny Unitas award presentation in Baltimore. Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon: … Continue reading »

OSU Students React to New Football Coach

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University students are welcoming a new addition to its football program next season. As the news broke Wednesday afternoon student fans said they’re hopeful Wisconsin Head Coach Gary Andersen will help foster a more successful football program at OSU. A lot of students said there aren’t hard feelings with Mike … Continue reading »

Sean Mannion, 1-on-1, before Civil War

CORVALLIS, Ore.–Before his last Civil War game–and his last game at Reser Stadium ever–Sean Mannion sat down with us to discuss what this rivalry means to him, his career at Oregon State, his first start against Sacramento State, the challenges his injury presented him, the quarterback competition with Cody Vaz, being named team captain a … Continue reading »

Man Arrested in Online Sexual Crime Case

LEBANON, Ore. — A Wisconsin man is facing rape charges after flying to Oregon to meet a 13-year-old girl. Lebanon Police say Jonathon Mickelson, 27, first met the girl 2 years ago on an online gaming chatroom. He has kept in touch with her since. Investigators say Mickelson flew from Wisconsin to Eugene on October … Continue reading »

Family of Murder Victim Speaks

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — No one is ever prepared to lose a family member. News of Jenny Gamez’ death is hitting her foster family hard. Law enforcement positively identified Jenny Gamez as one of the victims found in suitcases on June 5 near the town of Geneva, Wisconsin. The first body identified was 37-year-old Laura Simonson … Continue reading »

Jenny Gamez Identified as Murder Victim

WALWORTH COUNTY, Wisc. — Investigators have officially linked a missing Oakridge woman to a double murder case in Wisconsin. Her identity was revealed during a news conference in Walworth County, Wisconsin Monday. Through the use of dental records, investigators announced they officially identified the second body found in a suitcase earlier this month as 21-year-old … Continue reading »

Oakridge Mom Linked to Murder Suspect

Eugene, Ore. — A missing Oakridge mother could be a victim in a Wisconsin double murder case, involving a former police officer. Corporal Conrad Gagner, with the Cottage Grove Police Department, told KEZI 9 News that the department is working with police in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, to obtain dental records of Jenny Gamez from a … Continue reading »

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