No More Frisbee For Him

Posted by Steve Leader on September 15, 2014
Jahson Marryshow

EUGENE, ORE.– Eugene Police say they received a tip that Jahson Marryshow might be in the city.  The 31-year old had been on the run since 2010 for a bank robbery in Ulster County, New York.  Marryshow was the county’s most wanted fugitive.

There were reports that Marryshow displayed a gun during the robbery, then stole a car, and burned down …

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OR Carjacking Suspect Linked to CA Deputy Murder

Posted by Associated Press on March 20, 2014


CLEONE, Calif. (AP) – The suspect in a shootout that killed a Northern California sheriff’s deputy Wednesday did not commit suicide as authorities had previously reported, but was killed by a police officer.

Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman told KTVU-TV on Wednesday evening that initial reports that the suspect, Ricardo Anthony Chaney, had been killed in the shootout rather than taking …

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Deadly Eugene House Fire Considered Suspicious

Posted by Associated Press on March 19, 2014

EUGENE, Ore. — Authorities say a body has been found at a house fire that a police spokeswoman calls “suspicious.”

The fire was in the city’s Fairmount neighborhood and was reported after midnight.

The police said Wednesday morning the body was found as firefighters extinguished the blaze.

Police spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin told the Register-Guard that police regard the fire as suspicious but she …

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Kidnap Suspect Now Sought In Bank Robbery

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on March 1, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Clackamas County sheriff’s spokesman says a man sought in a woman’s January abduction from a Milwaukie, Ore., tanning salon is suspected of robbing a bank in Eugene.

KATU-TV reports that Lt. Robert Wurpes said the suspect in a Friday afternoon bank robbery at a Columbia Bank branch in Eugene is 49-year-old Kelly Vern Swoboda.

Police allege that …

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Hayward Field to Host NCAA Track Championships until 2021

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on December 11, 2013

Track Town U.S.A. is earning its nickname once again.  Eugene was chosen today to host the NCAA Track and Field Championships until 2021.

The event will be held at Hayward Field on the University of Oregon campus.  They hosted the event this year and it was previously announced that Hayward would again host the event in 2014.

This gives the championship event …

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