Police arrested Steven Mejia, 23, of Eugene on charges of Sexual Misconduct and Delivery of a Controlled Substance Schedule II Methamphetamine.
According to Glynis Byerlin with VFW Post 9448, reservists with the 971st Army Reserve Unit are returning home from an approximately year-long deployment to Afghanistan.
Family, friends, members of local VFW posts and community members gathered at the airport terminal with signs, smiles and tears.
A Drain woman was seriously injured in a crash on I-5 Tuesday night north of Sutherlin.
Blood evidence suggests their killer bludgeoned Anne McLucas and James Gillette after the two were down on the ground, a forensic scientist said under questioning by prosecutors Tuesday.
Attorneys for Johan Gillette claim he killed his father and his father's domestic partner in self-defense. Prosecutors appeared to seek to discredit that theory Tuesday as the double-murder trial entered another week.
In 2009, then-athletic director Pat Kilkenny scored big when he replaced University of Oregon womens basketball coach Bev Smith with NBA and WNBA champion coach Paul Westhead.
But on Tuesday, the athletic department announced that Westhead's contract ends March 31 and will not be renewed.
The couple had been at the pizza restaurant for a while.
“We had like tried to help him out the whole night," Soren Kaldaho recalled.
To the staff serving up slices, they were helping a customer who maybe had too much to drink.
As Whirled Pies went to close up at 10 p.m., staff asked the woman and man to leave.
"We locked up the doors," said Natalie Gattis, "and after like 5 minutes of him being gone, he started banging on the door, like really hard, like the things on top of the door were falling off.
“I saw them outside the door like messing with the planter," she said, "and I was like, I think they're going to break down the door.”
Employees evacuated the PetsMart on Coburg Road Tuesday morning after what sounded like an explosion in an electrical panel and smoke in a back room.
No one was hurt. The animals in the store are safe.
A government report warning of regional airline service disruption could have ripple effects on passengers flying out of airport like Eugene.
The Eugene Airport is busier than ever and does not foresee a disruption in service at this time, according to sources there.
A report releases by the Government Accountability Office stated regional airlines were facing a pilot shortage because of low wages the industry gives to entry-level regional first officers.
The report stated that pilots starting out make an average of nearly $24,000, but some airlines had base salaries beginning at $16,500 and $18,500.
Police want to talk to anyone who witnessed a street fight in Eugene's "Barmuda Triangle" that left one man hospitalized with serious injuries Saturday evening.
Police jailed Rodolfo Zambrano, 32 (right), on a charge of Assault in the Second Degree and a Parole Violation after the incident.
Police said Zambrano punched a 47-year-old man, knocking the man unconscious.
The man fell and hit his head on the sidewalk, police said, and was taken to the hospital with what police described as "serious" injuries.
An Oregon State crew team boat hit a bridge pier Monday evening, sending all 9 students aboard into the Willamette River. No one was seriously injured. The $35,000 boat was a total loss.