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4 years later: Wreath and ceremony honor fallen officer

4 years later: Wreath and ceremony honor fallen officer
A wreath with Officer Chris Kilcullen's badge number April 22, 2015, along the stretch of road that now carries the fallen officer's name.

April 22 marks 4 years since Officer Chris Killcullen was shot and killed while making a traffic stop.

The motorcycle officer tried to pull over Cheryl Kidd in Eugene and pursued her into Springfield.

Earth Day in Eugene 2015: Half dozen join Bike Ride to LCC

Earth Day in Eugene 2015: Half dozen join Bike Ride to LCC »Play Video
Six participants took off from the starting point at the 7 a.m. departure. From left to right: Mike Zimmerman, Pat Griffin, Anna Scott, Alice “Lu” Warner, Mike Sims, and Todd Smith. Lane Community College staff and students met at Amazon Station in Eugene on Earth Day, April 22, to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by walking or biking to campus.

Six people took part in the 2nd annual Bike Ride to Lane Community College on Earth Day.

Four bicyclists and 2 walkers made the 3 mile trip up over 30th Avenue to the LCC campus.

Biking takes 20 to 30 minutes; walking takes about an hour.

House fire confined to attic

House fire confined to attic »Play Video

Firefighters contained a blaze to the attic of an Assumption Street home in the Bethel neighborhood on Wednesday. No injuries were reported.

Firefighters still working to put out Government Camp condo hot spots

Firefighters still working to put out Government Camp condo hot spots
Firefighters work to put out hot spots Tuesday, April 21, 2015 on what's left of the Golden Poles Chalet in Government Camp. The condominium caught fire Monday afternoon.

The biggest challenge firefighters faced Tuesday was the wind. Gusts blew into what’s left of the 30-unit Golden Poles Chalet and created flare-ups.

EPD’s use of force statistics below national goal

EPD’s use of force statistics below national goal »Play Video

There is no national standard for reporting force, but there is a goal of 5 percent or less. Based on the report, out of about 10,000 arrests over an eight month period, there were 130 reports of force by an  Eugene Police Department officer. This totaled just 1.4 percent.

Friends remember victims of MLK Jr. Boulevard crash

Friends remember victims of MLK Jr. Boulevard crash »Play Video

Flowers, photographs and messages written in chalk on the sidewalk line the stretch of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Eugene where two Springfield residents died in a car crash early Monday morning.