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Police ID person of interest in Bailey Hill hit-and-run that hospitalized motorcyclist

EUGENE, Ore. -- Police have identified a person of interest in ahit-and-run investigationafter a driver suspected of colliding with a motorcycle last week drove away from the scene, Eugene Police said.

KVAL - 2018-06-19 09:02:42

Downtown Eugene Hilton sells for nearly $80 million

EUGENE, Ore. -- The Eugene Hilton, an iconic downtown hotel, has sold for close to $80 million, according to the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce.

KEZI.COM - 2018-06-18 17:21:00

Sheriff: Deputies pursue car until driver runs; Springfield K9 collars suspect

EUGENE, Ore. - A driver sped away from police before jumping from his car and running away on foot Monday night.A police dog caught up with the suspect as he attempted to enter an apartment complex.The situation started when Lane County Sheriff deputies attempted to stop a car near 44th Avenue and J

NBC16.COM - 2018-06-19 11:34:36

Can you help? Police looking for missing 81-year-old man in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. - Police made a public appeal for help Monday locating an 81-year-old man with Alzheimer's who left his home and has yet to return.A family member told police that Bill Lillebo left his W. 26th Avenue home around 12:45 p.m. He has yet to return."His Alzheimer’s condition increases the c

KVAL - 2018-06-18 15:35:29

Investigation into death of former Oregon football player continues

EUGENE, Ore. - Police and the county medical examiner continue to investigate the death of a former University of Oregon football player found dead Friday.A woman walking her dog found the body of 21-year-oldFotu Leiatoin the bushes along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevad in Eugene on Friday.The man's

NBC16.COM - 2018-06-18 16:42:10

Sheriff: State trooper shot at suspect in car early Monday morning in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. - An Oregon State Trooper fied on a vehicle that refused to stop, made a u-turn in a neighborhood and drove at the trooper early Monday morning, the Lane County Sheriff's Office said.

NBC16.COM - 2018-06-18 12:37:32

Semenya challenges IAAF ruling at Court of Arbitration for Sport

May 26, 2018; Eugene, OR, USA: Caster Semenya (RSA) wins the women's 800m during the 44th Prefontaine Classic in an IAAF Diamond League meet at Hayward Field. The time is the fastest ever run in the United States. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

REUTERS CANADA - 2018-06-19 11:51:35

Police Log (June 19)

This log includes incidents in which there might have been a public disturbance or a risk to the public. Information comes from the Corvallis Police Department, the Benton County Sheriff's Office and the Oregon State Police. It does not include all calls for service. The status of incidents might ch

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2018-06-18 23:01:00

Trooper opens fire on driver during traffic stop

EUGENE, Ore. - Law enforcement officers are still searching for a driver who was shot at by an Oregon State Police trooper during an attempted traffic stop at about 1 a.m. Monday on Chase Street.According to the Lane County Sheriff's Office, the trooper tried to perform a traffic stop at Chase Stree

KEZI.COM - 2018-06-18 08:53:00

Main break in EWEB water line causes "boil water" notice in Donald/Fox Hollow area

In order to repair the main break, crews had to shut off water services in the immediate area, and went door to door in order to notify members of the community that would be affected.


Body found in Eugene identified as former Oregon football player

EUGENE, Ore. - Eugene Police have confirmed that the body found on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on Friday morning is that of 21-year-old Fotu Leiato, a former University of Oregon Football Player.


Former Oregon Duck Killed in Car Crash

FormerOregonDuckslinebacker Fotu Leiato was killed in single-car accident Friday morning near Autzen Stadium, according to the Eugene Police Department.EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Eugene police say a body was found in heavy brush hours after a rollover crash in which the suspected drunken driver said he was


Washington State Football Coach Tweets Fake Obama Video and Then Proves His Ignorance by Arguing About It

Head coach Mike Leach of the Washington State Cougars looks up at the video screen during the third quarter of the game against the Oregon Ducks at Autzen Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Eugene, Oregon.Photo: Steve Dykes (Getty Images)Mike Leach is a the head coach of Washington State football team.

THE ROOT - 2018-06-18 16:36:00

Contreras, Podkul lift Vancouver over Eugene 6-4

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Mc Gregory Contreras hit two solo homers as the Vancouver Canadians defeated the Eugene Emeralds 6-4 on Sunday.Nick Podkul tripled, doubled and singled with two runs for Vancouver.Connor Law got Nelson Velazquez to fly out with a runner on first to end the game for his first sav

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-06-18 04:00:04

Crews investigate after water in parts of Amazon Creek turn brown

EUGENE, Ore. -- Behind the Lane Events Center, many people said they are shocked to see the water in Amazon Creek drastically change to a brownish orange color.


Former Oregon LB Fotu Leiato Found Dead

EUGENE, OR - OCTOBER 08: A general view during the game between the Oregon Ducks and the Washington Huskies on October 8, 2016 at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. The Huskies defeated the Ducks 70-21. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)


Eugene man helping homeless people with free haircuts

In this May 30, 2018 photo, Jacob Lucas, right, who is recovering from addiction and was once homeless offers a free haircut to Tyler Campbell in Kesey Square while he waits to get his hair cutting license in Eugene, Ore. (Brian Davies/The Register-Guard via AP)


Body Found in Brush After Rollover Crash in Eugene | KXL

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Eugene police say a body was found in heavy brush hours after a rollover crash in which the suspected drunken driver said he was not carrying any passengers.Police spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin says the Kia sedan driven by a 22-year-old man rolled off the road at 2:30 a.m. Frida


Eugene police investigate after passerby spots body near earlier crash site

The driver, a 22 year-old man, reported to police he was alone and not carrying any passengers.


Former Ducks player Fotu Leiato killed in rollover crash

EUGENE, Ore. -- Former Ducks football player Fotu Leiato, 21, who was dismissed from the team in late April following an arrest, was killed in a single-vehicle rollover accident near Autzen Stadium on Friday morning.