• Web Extra: Ducks After Beating Cal

    Web Extra: Ducks After Beating Cal

    October 25, 2014

    #6 Oregon beat California 59-41 on Friday, October 24 in the first college football game ever at Levi's Stadium. After the game, the Ducks spoke to the media about beating the Bears.

    Friday Night Blitz – October 24

    Friday Night Blitz - October 24

    October 25, 2014

    On the October 24th, 2014 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, highlights include Willamette at Sheldon, South Eugene at Grants Pass, Springfield at Crater, Ashland at Marist, and six other games.

    Stormy Saturday Ahead

    Stormy Saturday Ahead

    October 24, 2014

    Tonight, we're in a holding pattern with the next storm spinning up along the Northern California coastline. The first wave of rain from that storm will start to move inland around sunrise on Saturday.

    New “No EmX” Sign Circulating Internet

    New "No EmX" Sign Circulating Internet

    October 24, 2014

    LTD is launching a new bus pass program as construction for the West Eugene EmX line gets underway. And, it's providing new material for businesses who plant signs along the corridor to protest it.

    Former Coach Arrested on Sex Charges

    Former Coach Arrested on Sex Charges

    October 24, 2014

    Police arrested 48-year-old Marvin Harley on several charges including sex abuse, sodomy and rape. They say the victim was a girl, who was a relative lived in his home between 2000 and 2002.

    Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah

    Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah

    October 24, 2014

    Rain or shine, you can expect a great turnout at the annual Mushroom Festival at Mt. Pisgah on Sunday, Oct. 26. The festival is the largest display of mushrooms on the West Coast.

    Stormy Weekend Ahead

    Stormy Weekend Ahead

    October 24, 2014

    A new day, a new storm. It seems as though we're making up for lost time in terms of rainfall. We'll see rain 6 out of the next 7 days. We got a dry break late Thursday and early Friday, but the next front is already in southern Oregon and quickly moving north. This warm front will bring moderate, w

    Drive-by Shooter Arrested

    Drive-by Shooter Arrested

    October 23, 2014

    The man Eugene Police say pulled the trigger in a gang-related drive-by shooting is behind bars. Eugene Police detectives and Springfield Police arrested 19 year-old Victor Hugo Martinez Thursday afternoon.

    Another Windy & Wet Day Coming

    Another Windy & Wet Day Coming

    October 23, 2014

    The next big storm (which may actually be stronger from a wind standpoint than we saw today) will get wound up just offshore on Friday, bringing another windy day along the coast, and breezy inland

    Kitzhaber Support Drops In Recent Poll

    Kitzhaber Support Drops In Recent Poll

    October 23, 2014

    If the results of a recent Survey USA poll keep through election day, challenger Dennis Richardson will likely come out on top due to the scandal surrounding current Governor John Kitzhaber's fiance, Cylvia Hayes.

    Out & About: Oct. 24th-26th

    Out & About: Oct. 24th-26th

    October 23, 2014

    Check out these fun events happening all over Western Oregon! Events include Monster Mash Run and Walk, Nearby Nature Haunted Hike, Eugene Ballet's Cinderella and the Oregon Wedding Showcase.

    In the Garden: Growing Citrus Trees

    In the Garden: Growing Citrus Trees

    October 23, 2014

    True of false. You can't grow citrus trees in Oregon. Answer: False. You can definitely grow them, but you have to bring them inside from about October to April. And when you bring them inside, there are a few things you need to do so you can get some fruit.

    UO Students React to Task Force Report

    UO Students React to Task Force Report

    October 23, 2014

    The University of Oregon Senate Task Force is addressing sexual violence on campus. Students agree bringing this topic to the table is a step in the right direction, and they like the idea of tackling the issue head on.

    Web Extra: Pac-12 MBB Media Day

    Web Extra: Pac-12 MBB Media Day

    October 23, 2014

    The Pac-12 Men's Basketball Media Day was held at the new Pac-12 Networks in downtown San Francisco. From Oregon, head coach Dana Altman and senior guard Joseph Young recapped the difficult summer for the Ducks and how the team moves forward. From Oregon State, head coach Wayne Tinkle and junior gua

    UPDATE: Crash Victim’s Identity Released

    UPDATE: Crash Victim's Identity Released

    October 23, 2014

    Troopers have identified the driver killed in Thursday's crash on I-5. OSP says the car driven by Amber Forest was northbound on I-5 near milepost 237 when it went into the center median.

    Wet Weather Continues

    Wet Weather Continues

    October 23, 2014

    Showers will continue off and on Thursday. We'll see periods of heavy downpours mixed with sun breaks. Highs will stay in the low 60s.

    UO Worker Saves Burning Building

    UO Worker Saves Burning Building

    October 23, 2014

    High praise from Eugene Springfield Fire. A woman who was taking a break, may have saved the Wesley Center from extensive fire damage. A fire started Wednesday afternoon in the kitchen of the center. Sarah Anderson works at the neighboring Duck Store.

    Tree Crashes onto House

    Tree Crashes onto House

    October 23, 2014

    Our first big fall storm of the season tested the rivers, the sewers and at times, even the homes, as several trees came down during the heavy rainfall and strong winds. A perfect example of some of the storm's rattling effects: a tree came crashing down on a Eugene home Wednesday afternoon.

    UO Task Force Addresses Sexual Violence

    UO Task Force Addresses Sexual Violence

    October 22, 2014

    The University of Oregon Senate Task Force took a major step in addressing sexual violence on campus Wednesday. The task force gave its recommendations to Interim President Scott Coltrane at its meeting.

    Soggy Weather Through The Weekend

    Soggy Weather Through The Weekend

    October 22, 2014

    We'll see the steady rain turn to more of a scattered showers look for the rest of the night into early Thursday. Lows tonight will stay mild as well, generally falling into the mid to low 50s.

    County Commissioners Tour Coburg North

    County Commissioners Tour Coburg North

    October 22, 2014

    The former Monaco manufacturing site, Coburg North, is now fully leased. On Wednesday, Lane County commissioners took a tour to learn more about the jobs and developments happening in Coburg.

    Web Extra: Riley, Banker on Stanford

    Web Extra: Riley, Banker on Stanford

    October 22, 2014

    Oregon State head coach Mike Riley and defensive coordinator Mark Banker talk after Wednesay's practice.

    OSU Studies Sea Lion Population Decline

    OSU Studies Sea Lion Population Decline

    October 22, 2014

    A new study out of Oregon State University suggests sharks could be to blame for a declining sea lion population. Scientists say it's possible the Pacific sleeper shark are preying on the endangered Steller sea lions in Alaska.

    Storm Hits Coast

    Storm Hits Coast

    October 22, 2014

    Wind gusts as fast as 52 miles-an-hour blew through stormy Newport Wednesday morning, clearing the beaches and filling the bay with returning boats. Boats are tied up along the docks throughout coastal cities, while fishermen wait for the storm to pass before they can go back out to sea.

    Web Extra: Pellum and Duck Defenders

    Web Extra: Pellum and Duck Defenders

    October 22, 2014

    Oregon defensive coordinator Don Pellum, cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, safety Erick Dargan, outside linebacker Tony Washington meet the media after Oregon's practice on Wednesday, October 22.

    High Winds and Heavy Rain Hits Oregon

    High Winds and Heavy Rain Hits Oregon

    October 22, 2014

    A one two punch is hitting western Oregon today as a cold front moves east across the region. The first impacts from this storm will be along the coast where winds are picking up. The National Weather Service issued a High Wind Warning for the central and northern Oregon Coasts which is in effect un

    Springfield Bond Measure Open House

    Springfield Bond Measure Open House

    October 21, 2014

    A similar bond but a new approach for the Springfield School District as it looks to replace Hamlin Middle School. Administration invited the community to learn more about its bond measure on next month's ballot.

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota, Bassett

    Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota, Bassett

    October 21, 2014

    Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich holds his weekly press conference to preview the Ducks' upcoming game against Cal. Also, Marcus Mariota and Kenny Bassett talk to the media after Tuesday's practice.

    Big Storm on the Way

    Big Storm on the Way

    October 21, 2014

    A storm will approach the coast Tuesday night, but the heaviest rain will hold off until Wednesday. In addition to the rain will be gusty winds. A High Wind Warning is in effect for the coast.

    Bras for a Cure

    Bras for a Cure

    October 21, 2014

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and an event that encourages artistic flair while raising money for breast cancer treatment kicked off Tuesday evening.

    UO Campus Prepares for Stormy Weather

    UO Campus Prepares for Stormy Weather

    October 21, 2014

    University of Oregon maintenance crews are busy clearing leaves from catch basins and gutters, after water worked its way into some campus buildings during Monday's rains. Water flooded into about 10 buildings on campus during the heavy downpour.

    Woman Accused of Hitting Man Twice

    Woman Accused of Hitting Man Twice

    October 21, 2014

    A domestic dispute took a rough turn in Eugene. A Eugene woman is accused of running over her boyfriend twice in one day. Both were taken to the Lane County Jail.

    Web Extra: Garrett, Woods, Johnson

    Web Extra: Garrett, Woods, Johnson

    October 21, 2014

    Oregon State's John Garrett, Storm Woods and Jabral Johnson preview Stanford's physical defense, Oregon State's run game and how the Beaver defense has fared so far this season.

    Pet of the Week: Half Pint

    Pet of the Week: Half Pint

    October 21, 2014

    Half Pint, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is a 9-year-old Terrier, Jack Russell/Mix. If you’re interested in adopting Half Pint, or any other pet at Greenhill Humane Society, call 541-689-1503.

    Stormy Weather Headed to Western Oregon

    Stormy Weather Headed to Western Oregon

    October 21, 2014

    We'll see a combinations of clouds and sun breaks today along with isolated showers off and on, most of which will be confined to the higher elevations including the Coast Range and the Cascades. Highs will stay in the mid 60s.

    Council Strikes Down Marijuana Sales Tax

    Council Strikes Down Marijuana Sales Tax

    October 20, 2014

    The Eugene City Council will not pursue a marijuana sales tax as part of Measure 91. The council struck down a motion to pursue the issue further at Monday night's public hearing. It didn't take long to strike down the motion on a marijuana tax.

    Web Extra: Campbell, Frost, Grasu, More

    Web Extra: Campbell, Frost, Grasu, More

    October 20, 2014

    Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost, running backs coach Gary Campbell, center Hroniss Grasu, offensive lineman Doug Brenner, and defensive lineman Arik Armstead meet the media after practice on Monday, October 20th.

    Rain Continues This Week

    Rain Continues This Week

    October 20, 2014

    We should have a good stretch of dry, but cloudy, weather Tuesday before the next storm moves in around midnight. This storm will bring heavy rain through Wednesday and showers into Thursday.

    Web Extra: Riley, Villamin and Brennan

    Web Extra: Riley, Villamin and Brennan

    October 20, 2014

    Oregon State's Mike Riley, Sean Mannion, Jordan Villamin and Brent Brennan discussed the injuries plaguing the Beavers, the tough challenge that is Stanford's defense as well as Villamin's breakout performance against Utah.

    PeaceHealth Celebrates New Building

    PeaceHealth Celebrates New Building

    October 20, 2014

    PeaceHealth celebrated the completion of its new inpatient behavioral health building. The $13.1 million project will provide 35 private beds, 20 of which are licensed as secure beds compared to eight in the existing unit.

    Run Raises Money for Hospice

    Run Raises Money for Hospice

    October 20, 2014

    More than 100 runners and walkers gathered at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend Sunday to remember loved ones who've passed away. It was the third annual Walk and Run to Remember.

    Eugene Airport to Expand Terminal

    Eugene Airport to Expand Terminal

    October 20, 2014

    The Eugene Airport is getting ready for construction. The terminal building is undergoing a major expansion project to accommodate the increase in passengers. The $16.8 million project will add close to 13,000 square feet, plus existing space will be renovated.

    Soggy Week Ahead

    Soggy Week Ahead

    October 20, 2014

    A cold front moved on-shore overnight bringing rain to all of western Oregon. The rain started falling in Eugene at about midnight and by 6 a.m. we already had a tenth of an inch. As the front passes later this morning the steady rain will transition to scattered showers. We'll see scattered showers

    Web Extra: Helfrich Sunday interview

    Web Extra: Helfrich Sunday interview

    October 19, 2014

    Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich addresses the media during his Sunday availability.

    Rainy Workweek Ahead

    Rainy Workweek Ahead

    October 19, 2014

    Heavy rain will end around 11 a.m. Monday morning, but showers will continue through Monday night with this storm. There is a slight chance for a thunderstorm Monday afternoon along the coast and in the Willamette Valley.

    Animals Saved In Florence Pet Shop Fire

    Animals Saved In Florence Pet Shop Fire

    October 19, 2014

    A pet store in Florence caught fire Saturday night with animals still inside. Fortunately, most of the animals made it out safely. Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue is still investigating how it all started.

    Volunteers Canvas for School Bond

    Volunteers Canvas for School Bond

    October 19, 2014

    Springfield school supporters went door to door Sunday trying to convince voters to put more money into the classroom. Students, faculty, staff, and parents hit the pavement near Thurston High School to spread the word about the Springfield school district's bond measure.

    Sunny & Warm Before Rain Returns

    Sunny & Warm Before Rain Returns

    October 19, 2014

    Sunny skies will continue Sunday, which will help get temperatures back into the mid 70s inland and near 70 degrees along the coast. Clouds will increase late Sunday evening ahead of a cold front that will bring rain Sunday night.

    Web Extra: Ducks After Routing Huskies

    Web Extra: Ducks After Routing Huskies

    October 18, 2014

    Members of the Oregon football team , including head coach Mark Helfrich & quarterback Marcus Mariota, speak with the media after the #9 Ducks beat rival Washington at Autzen Stadium on October 18th. Oregon has now defeated the Huskies 11 straight times.

    Friday Night Blitz – October 17

    Friday Night Blitz - October 17

    October 18, 2014

    For the October 17th edition of KEZI Friday Night blitz, watch highlights of 11 games including our Game of the Week between North Medford & Willamette, Thurston & Sheldon, South Eugene, Roseburg, and more.