Seena Sleem

Reporter

Seena Sleem
Seena Sleem
Reporter
Seena Sleem was born and raised in New York.

She considers herself a city girl and even got her undergraduate degree there. She has a B.A. in Politics and Broadcast Journalism from New York University. At her time at NYU she was part of the newscast, anchoring, producing and editing.

Back in NY, Seena interned for several broadcast stations including CNN, MTV and also the local news station, NY1. Right before she left for Oregon she anchored the United Nations online newscast.

Seena loves to play soccer; she was captain of her varsity team. She also enjoys traveling and has spent one semester studying abroad in Prague.

She's very active on social media. If you want to follow her on twitter or instagram her account is @seenasleem. You can also find her on facebook.

Recent stories by Seena Sleem

Local Fire department loses $50K in gear to theft Fire department loses $50K in gear to theft (Photo Gallery) (Video)
A rural fire department lost $50,000 in life-saving equipment to theft last week.

The items stolen from the Mohawk Valley Fire Department include two heart monitor/defibrillator units used to save people in cardiac arrest, Chief Dennis Shew said.
Local Police to assign detective to property management company case Police to assign detective to property management company case (Video)
Eugene Police plan to investigate reports that more than $1 million is missing from a local property management company.

An audit performed by the Oregon Real Estate Agency found cash may be missing from the management company's security deposit and monthly rent trust accounts.
Local 'I'm telling you right away: Don't expect him to live' 'I'm telling you right away: Don't expect him to live' (Video)
Carol Palmer can still remember the start to her son's ordeal.

"I turned on the TV, because I was going to watch a football game, and I heard a noise in his room," she recalled. Her son Beren Mally, 14, "was all the way by his closet and had just collapsed on the floor because his temperature was so high. He just wasn't there."

The diagnois: meningitis, an inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord.
Local Infection control: 1,200 notified, 145 medicated, 4 closely monitored Infection control: 1,200 notified, 145 medicated, 4 closely monitored (Video)
Health officials and the University of Oregon moved quickly to track and contain a potentially deadly infectious disease after a second diagnosis in a student in less than a month.

"You generally come out of it not the same," a public health official said. "There's possible neurological damage, there's possible hearing damage, there's possible sight damage, there's all kinds of complications. It's not like the flu that when you survive it you're fine."

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Local 'Portions of the fence embedded in the body of the car' 'Portions of the fence embedded in the body of the car' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
A man told officers he swerved to miss a deer Saturday night and hit a church playground at 50 mph instead, Corvallis Police said.

Zarin Soloman Lucero, 20, faces charges of Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver (A Misdemeanor) and Driving While Suspended (Violation). He was cited and released.

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Local 'When you look at that highway, you have to ask yourself: Why is this happening?' 'When you look at that highway, you have to ask yourself: Why is this happening?' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
The pair of crashes near Junction City Thursday that killed 3 people and injured a fourth remain under investigation, Oregon State Police say.

While no concrete plans exist for ways to make the highway safer, the road is on the Oregon DOT's radar.

"If you look at the last 5 1/2 years, there's been 205 crashes," said Rick Little with Oregon DOT. The data is from Jan. 1, 2009, to May 31, 2014. "That's almost 3 crashes a month, or 1 every 10 days."
Local Police try to pry DUI suspect from wreckage of SUV Police try to pry DUI suspect from wreckage of SUV (Video)
Calls reporting a speeding driver swerving into oncoming traffic and running cars off the road started coming in to dispatchers just after 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Callers told police they thought the driver might be under the influence.

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Local Thurston Spirit Squad: 'Go out there and be brave, and just stand up for your school' Thurston Spirit Squad: 'Go out there and be brave, and just stand up for your school' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
When the Spirit Squad performs at Thurston High School, everyone is on their feet.

Students are singing along, clapping their hands. Labels dissapear, and the school becomes one.

The Spirit Squad started 4 years ago when a student, Heidi Brown, decided to put it together for her senior project.

The team is made up of special needs students coached by student leaders.
Local Springfield may require vets to help make sure dogs are licensed Springfield may require vets to help make sure dogs are licensed (Video)
The City of Springfield has proposed an ordinance to require veterinarians to report vaccinations to animal control so they can ensure animals are also licensed.

There are close to 3,000 licensed dogs in Springfield.

Animal control estimates there are as many as 10,000 dogs living in the city.