June 6 – Evening Update
Tim Chuey Weather: Mostly cloudy and cooler today and tonight, mostly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of rain Tuesday AM, a slight (20%) chance of showers in the afternoon, mostly cloudy with a slight (20%) chance of showers Tuesday night.
Police seek missing Teen – This morning at 10:16, Eugene Police received notification that a 14-year-old male had left on foot from his school located at 200 North Monroe Street. The juvenile has a functional mental age of around 7- or 8-years-old, and has a history of walking away. He is described as approximately 5’6″ tall, with a thin build, dark complexion and long dark hair. The juvenile was last seen wearing a brown jacket, brown t-shirt, and black pants; he was seen walking east towards the Owen Rose Gardens. The teen has a history of similar behavior and has a tendency towards seeking crowds. He also has a medical condition that requires medication that he does not have on him. Anyone who may have contact with the teen is asked to contact the non-emergency dispatch number at 541.682.5111. UPDATE: Police are still searching for missing student, community assistance is requested.
From heroin in Eugene to Oregon medical school grad – Her trajectory began in Eugene where she first snorted black-tar heroin in the spring of eighth grade. Now she is among the 59 women and 45 men who will earned the degree of doctor of medicine.
Collision temporarily closes portion of Main St. in Springfield – A near head-on crash sent one woman to the hospital in critical condition and left a semi-truck driver with bruises.
Oregon foreclosure filings up 236 percent in April – Oregon is bucking a declining national trend in new foreclosure filings with a big increase in April.
Oregon Senate votes to boost power of tribal police – The Oregon Senate has voted to temporarily give tribal police officers the same authority as non-tribal officers outside of reservations.
Study: Oregon Hispanics higher risk for pork tapeworm – A new study shows that Hispanics in Oregon may be at a higher risk for infection from a certain kind of tapeworm known as the pork tapeworm.