Girl Hit by Car in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — A teenager was hit by a car while crossing an intersection in south Eugene. The incident happened at Chambers Street and West 28th Avenue around 8:15 a.m. Wednesday morning. Police say a 13-year-old girl was attempting to cross Chambers Street when she was hit by a black Chrysler 300 heading north. The … Continue reading »

Ducks Shock the Utes on Senior Night

Courtesy: GoDucks.com EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon’s NCAA Tournament resume got a major boost and the Ducks reached 20 wins for a school-record fifth straight season with Sunday’s 69-58 victory over No. 9 Utah in Matthew Knight Arena. How It Happened: The first half was relatively even until a 12-2 run by the Ducks (20-8, 10-5 … Continue reading »

Firefighters Go Beyond Call of Duty

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. —  A Springfield woman is sharing her story about a group of firefighters who went beyond the call of duty. Susan Breedlove was moving from Eugene to Springfield last Saturday when things took a bad turn. Her brother had a heart attack while helping her load the truck with her belongings. Susan and … Continue reading »

Eugene Designer Makes Dress Out of Cards

EUGENE, Ore. — At one Eugene boutique it’s all about a dress of cards. Ahead of Valentine’s Day Marjorie Taylor says she wanted to make a themed dress to display in her store “Velvet Edge.” The University of Oregon psychology professor ended up with a creation made of 1,500 hearts cards. Taylor says she loves … Continue reading »

3rd Case of Meningococcemia at UO

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon has confirmed a third case of meningococcemia. Lane County Public Health say the third confirmed patient is a young man who is in the same group of friends as the second girl diagnosed. Public Health officials says he lives off campus and has a number of roommates. Investigators … Continue reading »

Eugene Walmart Evacuated

EUGENE, Ore. — Fire officials are still trying to figure out what caused some customers at a Eugene Walmart to report noxious odors late Sunday night. The store at 4550 West 11th Avenue was briefly evacuated around 11 p.m. after some customers complained of the odors. The fire department responded, including a hazardous material team, … Continue reading »

Neighbors Debate Cell Phone Tower

EUGENE, Ore. – Neighbors unhappy with a proposed cell phone tower in south Eugene are now outraged by the property owner’s most recent proposal. Crossfire Ministries says if the neighborhood doesn’t want the tower they’ll have to pay the church to stop the process. People living near Crossfire Ministries say they believe cell phone towers … Continue reading »

Couple Arrested in Front of Jail

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Eugene couple was arrested Sunday afternoon for allegedly having sex in a car parked directly in front of the Springfield City Jail. Kelli Knutson, 24, and Logan Jackson, 33, were booked for indecent exposure and disorderly conduct. Police say someone called to complain after motorists were slowing down to watch the … Continue reading »

Strike Possible At University of Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is facing a possible strike. The Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation and the University haven’t been able to agree on salaries and paid leave. The GTFF said they aren’t making livable wages and they’re asking for a 5.5 increase on the minimum. The University said they made a final … Continue reading »

Duck Basketball Players Accused of Theft

EUGENE, Ore. — Two University of Oregon men’s basketball players are accused of shoplifting from the Market of Choice on Franklin Boulevard in Eugene last month. Police say a grocery store employee caught Elgin Cook and Jalil Abdul-Bassit, both 21, stealing food on the afternoon of September 12. Officers responded and the two men were cited … Continue reading »

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