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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …