|Armando Cervantez, 19|
SALEM, Ore. -- A woman said she fought off a man that broke into her house early Sunday morning and tried to sexually assault her, the Marion County Sheriff's Office said.
Marion County deputies responded the 4000 block of State St. after a woman called saying a man, later identified as Armando Cervantez, 19, broke into her house while she was sleeping.
The woman said Cervantez entered the home, placed a rag over her mouth and tried to sexually assault her, but the victim was able to escape and run away.
She told deputies he was wearing a pair of gloves and boxer shorts. A short time later deputies determined the suspect lives on the same property, but in a different residence.
The Eugene Education Foundation is asking you to stuff a school bus with school supply donations to help limited-income students in the Eugene area.
“It’s very expensive for many families, and when students arrive to class it's very important that they have their backpacks, the supplies needed for their classes so that they have the tools needed for success,” said Molly Lajoie, foundation executive director of the Stuff The School Bus promotion.
A deaf man with severe short-term memory loss walked away from a Gresham-area care facility Thursday. He was found safe at a gas station in Veneta, Ore. on Sunday, Lane County Sheriff's deputies said.
|Brandon Nielson, 22|
Officers arrested a man for shooting someone early Saturday morning during a fight at a party, Eugene Police said.
The male victim is at the hospital with one gunshot wound and is expected to survive, Eugene Police Sergeant Ron Tinseth said.
Officers were called out to a high school reunion party at a house near Roosevelt and Fergus Ave. at 4:45 a.m. Saturday on reports that a man had been shot, police officials said.
Witnesses identified the suspected shooter as Brandon Nielson, 22, of Eugene. He was arrested at his home around 8 a.m. Saturday and charged with assault 1.
In spite of numerous challenges, the Festival of Eugene is officially on for a weekend of entertainment at Skinner Butte Park.
“It's been a fantastic rollercoaster, with highs and lows and we hope to bring all those highs to all those people that come here,” said Anand Holtham-Keathley, a community liaison for the festival.
The event was scheduled for 4 to 10 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. Event producer Krista Albert said the free show is an embodiment of the city’s spirit.
Two recent Oregon Supreme Court decisions are expanding animal rights. In one case, Judges ruled that animals could be considered victims. That could make for longer sentences for those who neglect or abuse their pets.
We're learning new details on the double murder - suicide at a coos county beach earlier this week.
Officials said the shooter, Zachary Brimhall, left two suicide notes in his car.
In the notes, Brimhall describes being mentally ill his entire life. He wrote the events allowed him to feel completely free for the first time in his life, officials said.
The annual parade celebrating all things Eugene steps off at South Eugene High School on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 11 a.m.
New research on the predatory nature of red lionfish, the invasive Pacific Ocean species that is decimating native fish populations in parts of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, seems to indicate that lionfish are not just a predator, but more like the “terminator” of movie fame.