The City of Eugene begins more improvement projects to South Willamette Street Monday. Construction crews will begin widening the lanes between 24th and 29th avenues and will install a new traffic signal. This is a pilot project to study whether the new lanes will improve accessibility.
A federal lawsuit filed Thursday says Eugene police used excessive force and wrongfully arrested an African-American mother and son last summer. The suit was brought by the sister and nephew of the head of the Eugene chapter of the NAACP.