Carley Gomez

Reporter/Weather/Anchor

Carley Gomez
Carley Gomez
Reporter/Weather/Anchor
Carley Gomez joins KMTR News Source 16 as a weekend sports reporter and evening news producer. She comes to Eugene from Orange County, California where she attended California State University, Fullerton. Carley received her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and minored in radio/tv/film.

She got her start working behind the scenes for FOX News Channel’s Los Angeles Bureau where she worked on various projects including: The Sean Hannity Show, the Academy Awards Red Carpet Interviews, and The Grammy Awards Red Carpet Interviews. In college Carley hosted her own radio show and anchored at the University’s news station. She’s done freelance work for “Inside Texas Golf,” a program touring golf courses. Carley was the Line producer for a production company in Los Angeles working on the feature film “Noble Fir.”

Carley has had a passion for sports since she was a little girl rooting on the Los Angeles Angel’s and Denver Bronco’s. She spends most of her free time watching games and going to sporting events. Carley loves dogs, snowboarding, and trying new restaurants.

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Recent stories by Carley Gomez

Local Albany pulls together in wake of fire: 'We're going to get past this' Albany pulls together in wake of fire: 'We're going to get past this' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Investigators are exploring whether a fire at South Albany High School and a nearby explosion involving propane tanks and a travel trailer are linked or not - and have not ruled out arson as a possible cause.

Students watched in disbelief as the school smoldered through the day. Classes are canceled Thursday, and no classes were planned for Friday.

Nearly 600 students depend on the kitchen at South Albany for their breakfast and lunch, including students at other schools.
Local Make-A-Wish sending family to WWE event Make-A-Wish sending family to WWE event (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Mike and Michele Traufler say their son John was born a healthy, normal boy.

By the time he reached 2 1/2 years old, they knew something was wrong when their son began having seizures.

"It's been an 11 1/2 year battle," Mike said. "He's actually had three catastrophic bleeds where he went into seizures and had life-threatening situations."
Local Police: Suspect in shower sex assault dropped cell phone at scene Police: Suspect in shower sex assault dropped cell phone at scene (Video)
A man sexually assaulted a woman in the shower after breaking into her house and disrobing Wednesday, Corvallis Police said.

The suspect dropped his cell phone at the scene, police said.

He also matched the suspect description in three other break-ins in Corvallis and a string of burglaries at an Oregon State residence hall, police said.
Local Springfield City Council: 'Improve safety along and on Main Street.' Springfield City Council: 'Improve safety along and on Main Street.' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Twelve people have died in crashes on Main Street in the last decade.

Six of those were vehicle vs. pedestrian crashes - including a crash that claimed the lives of three children in February.

That tragedy has renewed interest in safey on Main Street, which doubles as Oregon Highway 126.
Local Eugene Chorus offers singing Valentines Eugene Chorus offers singing Valentines (Video)
This Valentine's Day, the Greater Eugene Chorus Quartet is offering a more unique gift for your significant other.

The group is offering to bring a melody to your front door.
Local Free tax prep help starts Saturday Free tax prep help starts Saturday
Free tax help will now be available starting February 1 for low to moderate income individuals preparing their taxes.

About 100 AARP volunteers will be on hand over the next month providing services to the community.

Watch #LiveOnKMTR for more on this story
Local LCC say new info puts loan default rate back in compliance LCC say new info puts loan default rate back in compliance (Video)
Student loans are on the minds of many college students.

Sometimes paying back that debt is more than a former student can manage.

In both 2010 and 2011, the locan default rate at LCC was over 30 percent, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
Road to a Championship Fans give mixed reviews to Oregon championship game uniforms Fans give mixed reviews to Oregon championship game uniforms (Photo Gallery) (Video)
The Oregon Ducks will play for the national college football chamionship wearing silver and white.

The Ducks beat Florida State in the Rose Bowl wearing the school's colors: yellow and green.

Photos of the uniform released Monday received a warm welcome on campus as students returned for the first day of winter term.
Local 'It's important for me to just know that she's really put to rest' 'It's important for me to just know that she's really put to rest' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Reba Morrison says that before their mother died, she never gave up hope of finding Reba's sister Martha.

"When she was sick and dying she told me, when I find Martha, tell her momma loves her - not if, but when."

Reba is holding out hope that her sister's 1974 disappearance can be solved.

"It's important for me to just know that she's really put to rest," Reba said, "for my own heart."

Family and law enforcement are talking about Martha's disappearance again in hopes of closing the cold case.
Local October 1st brings the start of pumpkin patch season for many farms October 1st brings the start of pumpkin patch season for many farms (Photo Gallery) (Video)
Now that Halloween is officially a month away, farms across the nation are firing up the tractors to take people to their pumpkin patches.

Lone Pine Farms set up all its fall attractions on Wednesday to gear up for the pumpkin picking season.

Farm owner Dan Murray said this year he’s adding more Halloween fun to the haunted corn maze by including more scary characters.
Local First fall downpour causes crashes across Lane County First fall downpour causes crashes across Lane County
There have been nearly a dozen car crashes in Lane County since the rain began Tuesday night, Springfield Police said.

Wednesday was the wettest day in Oregon since February. The rain drops mixed with months of oil and dirt that had built up on the roadways, and police said that contributed to the high crash volume.

Springfield Police Sergeant Rich Charboneau said drivers not watching their their speed and surroundings also make for dangerous rainy day driving.
Local Eugene Police sting sexual predators through social media: 'Our children are vulnerable' Eugene Police sting sexual predators through social media: 'Our children are vulnerable'
Eugene Police said they’ve started an undercover social media sting operation to catch sexual predators, and their results are eye-opening.

Detectives posted on a social media site as an underage teen on Friday morning. Within 3 hours they received 85 texts from different numbers, all from people hoping to meet up with who they thought was a young female.

“If they're responding to these ads, they've done it before. That's the worry. That there's children being victimized and we're just scratching the surface,” said Sgt. McKee.
Local Simpsons mural unveiled: 'Springfield is home of the Simpsons' Simpsons mural unveiled: 'Springfield is home of the Simpsons' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
The unveiling of the Simpsons mural in at 5th and Main in downtown Springfield came with cheers and a much-needed confirmation for residents.

“You win, yes. Springfield is home of the Simpsons,” said Yeardly Smith, the voice behind Lisa Simpson.

Just like the introduction to one of America’s favorite cartoons, the unveiling was paired with a performance by the Springfield band, school buses, and even some of the beloved characters from the show.
Local Welcoming home the 971st Army Reserve: 'This is my 5th trip home and I've never had anything like this' Welcoming home the 971st Army Reserve: 'This is my 5th trip home and I've never had anything like this' (Video)
Crowds welcomed home the Army Reserve's 971st Movement Control Team Sunday with a ceremony at Elijah Bristow Park near Pleasant Hill.

The group of 20 uniformed service men and women spent the last year in Afghanistan. The special ceremony not only honored their service, but also celebrated the passing of the torch.

The 971st’s Captain Matt Mitchell stepped down, issuing the new command to Captain Tom Dargan.

“We went out there with a lot of brave soldiers who didn't come back. Fortunately our group from Eugene all came back alive. Can't say that for everyone,” said former Captain Matt Mitchell.
Local 2nd annual Eugene Running Of The Bulls 2nd annual Eugene Running Of The Bulls (Photo Gallery) (Video)
The second annual Eugene Running Of The Bulls took place in Alton Baker Park this morning. With their skates laced and horns strapped to their helmets, the Emerald City Roller Girls were ready to chase runners through the 4-mile course.

Fees from the fun run help the Emerald City Roller Girls pay for track time, travel expenses, and uniforms.
Local Taste Of Home benefits Lane Co.'s foster children: 'It's important for us to get these kids out of foster care' Taste Of Home benefits Lane Co.'s foster children: 'It's important for us to get these kids out of foster care' (Video)
Foster care children are getting some support from wine lovers this weekend at the Taste Of Home at Sweet Cheeks Winery.

The non-profit group A Family For Every Child has helped find homes for over 300 of Lane County’s foster care children.

Rebecca Rhodes, a spokeswoman for the group, said there are currently 1,000 children from Lane County still waiting to find a home. Money raised at the Taste Of Home event goes to helping unite those kids with a family.