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Father Not Charged After Taking Daughter

EUGENE, Ore. — A Springfield family is thanking the community for helping find a missing toddler, taken by her father nearly two weeks ago. Eugene Police say nearly two weeks ago Andrew Burke took his daughter  Kiera and made suicidal statements. After police put out information asking for help locating the one-year-old child, Burke called … Continue reading »

Tire Slashing Victims Speak Out

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — Growing concerns from residents in Oakridge after more than two dozens tires were slashed. Oakridge residents are voicing frustration about the vandalism, saying they’re not sure why this is happening or who is behind it. Police posted on its Facebook saying they’ve received numerous calls about the slashed tires and several residents … Continue reading »

Breaking Ground on New Habitat Home

EUGENE, Ore. — A local family is getting a house for the first time with help from Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity and local rotary clubs joined for a groundbreaking on Sunday afternoon. Ursula Jimenez and her two children will live in the house once it’s built.  In the past she’s helped build multiple … Continue reading »

Missing Toddler Returned Safely

EUGENE, Ore. — A happy ending for one mother, after her child was returned home safely Saturday afternoon. Police say the one-year old went missing two weeks ago, last seen with her father, who does not have custody of her. Kiera Burke had been missing since March 15 and was last seen at the First … Continue reading »

Charges to be Filed in Crash

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — Oregon State Police say on March 28 at 10:26 a.m., troopers responded to a two-vehicle fatal crash on Highway 58 near milepost 45 east of Oakridge. The investigation revealed a gold 1999 Honda Accord traveling westbound crossed over into the eastbound lane, colliding with a white 2014 Honda Accord. The gold Honda went down an embankment. … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Deadly Crash

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — Oregon State Police are responding to a fatal crash on Highway 58 near milepost 45, near Oakridge. Two vehicles were involved and one person is confirmed dead. This is a developing story. We will have more information as it becomes available, and watch KEZI 9 News at 5 and 6 p.m. for … Continue reading »

Robbery Suspect Arrested

ROSEBURG, Ore. — On March 27, the Roseburg Police Department investigated a bank robbery at the downtown U.S. Bank. Follow-up investigation uncovered links between the robbery and a motor vehicle theft reported in Coos County the same day. Police say 48-year-old Arthur Benito Calderon was later named as a suspect. They say on the evening of … Continue reading »

Police seeking child taken by non-custodial father

Have you seen this man and child? The Eugene Police Department asked for the public’s help locating a missing and possibly endangered child.

Hawkins tosses first-ever perfect game

EUGENE, Oregon – There was good news and bad news Friday afternoon for UO ace Cheridan Hawkins, though the bad news wasn’t all that bad, and the good news was phenomenal. The junior left-hander threw her first career perfect game in an 8-0, five-inning shutout of No. 19 Washington at Howe Field, more than making … Continue reading »

Corvallis Fugitive Found in Texas

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A wanted Corvallis man is now behind bars in Benton County for a child sex crime after he was found in Texas. The court put out a warrant for 23-year-old Robert Lawrence Berno in November after a two-year police investigation. On Friday, Lawrence Berno appeared before a judge through a web-camera from … Continue reading »

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