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Suspect still at large after multi-agency search

NOTI, Ore. -- A suspect remains unapprehended after several law enforcement agencies carried out a search on Highway 126 West on Monday morning. According to the Oregon State Police, a trooper attempted to stop a red Suzuki Aerio for speeding and reckless driving on Highway 126 West near Noti Lane at about 8:40 a.m. on August 8. OSP says the driver, who remains unidentified, stopped the car, got out and ran away on foot. Officials say OSP troopers and personnel from several other law enforcement agencies carried out an exhaustive search of the area that included police dog units from the Lane County Sheriff’s Office, but were unable to locate the suspect.
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New night club aimed at students sobering up before heading home

EUGENE, Ore. -- Eugene residents Mark Rogers and Brittny Fergason saw a different vision for their new nightclub in the University District, one without alcohol. "Our thought process is to provide a safe place for the students and student-athletes to come and hang out," Rogers said. Starting at 8 p.m....
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Oakridge on alert as Cedar Creek Fire burns 12 miles away

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — The town of Oakridge is once again watching as a large fire burns near them. We spoke to the mayor and fire crews about their fears as the fire remains zero percent contained. At Oakridge Elementary, a fire base has been set up to give residents...

Oregon basketball women’s great Sabrina Ionescu sets another milestone WNBA mark

Former Oregon basketball player Sabrina Ionescu set a new standard when she was playing for the Ducks and is now doing the same in the WNBA. It should not be much of a surprise that Ionescu is a special player. Despite an injury in her rookie year, she has become not only an important player for the New York Liberty but also an almost nightly highlight reel for the WNBA.

Returning starting OL Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu expected back at practice soon

Two recently absent Ducks are dealing with injuries, head coach Dan Lanning shared with media following Tuesday's practice. Offensive lineman Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu and defensive lineman Maceal Afaese each missed Monday and Tuesday's practices for undisclosed reasons. According to Lanning, Aumavae-Laulu, a senior and projected starter, will be back at practice sooner than his younger teammate.

Everything Dan Lanning said following Oregon's fifth fall practice

Dan Lanning took the stage after Oregon's fifth practice of fall camp, going through details from practice along with injury news. Here is a complete transcript from Lanning's press conference. Sign up for the FREE newsletter and get all your Oregon news sent directly to your e-mail inbox daily.

Family and friends of lost boy hosting life jacket drive

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. -- After Jeremy Van Brocklin drowned in the Fern Ridge Reservoir on August 1, family and friends swore to take steps to prevent such a tragedy from happening again. Michelle Barton, the mother of Van Brocklin's girlfriend and a volunteer at the Jeremy Van Brocklin Foundation, is...

WR Caleb Chapman breaks down his decision to transfer to Oregon

Caleb Chapman enters his final season of college eligibility with a new program. The Texas native officially announced his decision to transfer from Texas A&M back in May and has been on campus, in Eugene, for the last two months. Head coach Dan Lanning highlighted Chapman recently after practice, saying,...

Eugene Police: Man found deceased in Willamette River

EUGENE, Ore. — Authorities are investigating after a man was found dead in the Willamette River. Around 10:20 a.m. Sunday, a person called Central Lane 911 after a white male, 43, was observed deceased in the Willamette River in shallow water, the Eugene Police Department said Monday. The location...

Dan Lanning gives interesting philosophy on transfer portal

Dan Lanning is a first-time head coach at Oregon. That means that this is the first time he has had to manage a roster. With the transfer portal, this can be incredibly difficult. He’s leaning into it, though, with his own unique philosophy. “I think there’s a misconception with...

‘Spontaneous Energy’

Standing in the pit just before a concert, feeling like a sardine crushed against strangers, you look up at the stage anxiously waiting for the band you paid to see. Generally, there is an opening act first, amping up the crowd for the main event. Unless you were at the...

Acts of Kindness: Shop with a Cop for School Supplies

EUGENE, Ore. - Being in law enforcement can be a tough job and the families of law enforcement know that better than anyone. That’s why the local group Sisters in Law created a yearly event to serve the community and show another side of the police. Sisters in Law,...

Lanning discusses final practice before pads

EUGENE, Ore. -- Oregon head coach Dan Lanning discusses what went well and what needs to improve following the final day of shell practices. The Ducks will be off Wednesday before full pads Thursday. Click below to watch Lanning's full post-practice interview.

Eugene Starbucks workers on strike against alleged aggression from corporate leadership

EUGENE, Ore. -- Workers at a Starbucks in Eugene officially went on strike Monday morning, claiming corporate leadership has been aggressive towards their union. As of 4:30 a.m. on August 8, the partners at the 2830 Willamette St. Starbucks were on strike. They say they will stay on strike until Sunday, August 14. A worker said they are focused on changing the store’s hours and countering retaliatory actions from Starbucks management against the union.

Man found dead in Willamette River Sunday

The Lane County Medical Examiner's office is investigating the discovery of a dead man in the Willamette River Sunday. The man was found dead in shallow water of the river at about 10:30 a.m. Sunday, according to a Eugene police news release. The 43-year-old man has been identified, but police won't publicly release his name until they notify his family.