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Roseburg Arson Suspect Arrested

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Police say they’ve made an arrest in this weekend’s fire at a storage unit in Roseburg. In connection with the blaze at Diamond Lake Mini Storage that damaged nearly 30 storage units Sunday night. Donald Valdez, 27, is facing charges of arson, burglary and criminal mischief.

Missing Corvallis Pita Pit Owner Found

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A missing business owner from Corvallis has been found. Chad Ferschweiler’s family and friends reported him missing on Feb. 20. They were concerned they hadn’t seen him, and his business, Pita Pit, had been shut down. Police say Ferschweiler is fine. He’s been traveling up and down the Oregon Coast.

Police Respond to Road Road Incident

EUGENE, Ore. — Police responded to a road rage incident Friday morning. The confrontation involved two men. At one point, on Beltline Highway, the two cars came in contact with each other, and one driver even displayed a hatchet. EPD says luckily no one was hurt but that road rage incidents like this one can … Continue reading »

I-105 Fire Burns near Coburg Road

EUGENE, Ore. — A fire along I-105 in Eugene is out, but not before catching the attention of drivers on their way to work. It happened near the Coburg Road exit at around 8:30 a.m. Friday. The flames burned a tent and other debris, and also the paint off a concrete wall. An ODOT worker … Continue reading »

2 Arrested after Search Warrant

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Two Junction City residents are in police custody, following an apparent drug bust. The Lane County Special Response Team served a warrant involving meth and stolen property at a home on the corner of Fourth and Kalmia Street early Friday morning. Neighbors say they were woken up by a loud bang … Continue reading »

Crash Kills Pleasant Hill Man

PLEASANT HILL, Ore. — A Pleasant Hill man is dead following a head-on crash on Highway 58. The crash was about 6:15 p.m. Thursday night. Troopers say the truck driven by 66-year-old Glen Prater went into oncoming traffic, hitting another truck. Prater died at the scene. There were three people in the other truck, they … Continue reading »

Police: Man robs smoke shop at knifepoint – again

Police booked Travis Gregory Brumwell, 21, on two counts of first degree robbery.

Fundraisers for Springfield Family

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — There are two fundraisers going on this weekend to help the family of the three young children killed in Springfield. Figaro’s Pizza, which is located near the crash scene on 54th and Main, says everyone at the restaurant offers their deepest condolences, and they’ll continue to donate 20 percent of all their … Continue reading »

3 Arrested After Crashing into Brewery

EUGENE, Ore. — A police chase ended in the arrest of three people, accused of crashing into a Eugene brewery Wednesday afternoon. The chased started in Springfield after officers found people wanted for recent theft cases. The driver took off. She tried to turn onto Hilyard Street but realized it was a one-way street. The … Continue reading »

OSU “Library Girl” Arraigned

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Kendra Sunderland, known worldwide as “Library Girl,” will be arraigned at the Benton County Courthouse on Thursday, after state police say she filmed a pornographic video in the Oregon State University Valley Library. Sunderland, 19, is facing a public indecency charge. She will face a judge at 2:00 pm. Oregon State Police … Continue reading »

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