Crime, Law & Justice

Crime, Law & Justice

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office arrested a student this week for writing threats on a bathroom wall at South Umpqua High School. As KLCC’s Deonna Anderson reports, the student was charged with a Class A misdemeanor.

The first degree disorderly conduct charge is punishable by up to one year in jail. The Sheriff’s Office is encouraging parents to talk with their children about the consequences of these types of crimes.

Here’s Sergeant Brad O’Dell.

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Student walk-outs were held today at South Eugene High, Sheldon High, and the University of Oregon to protest gun violence and other issues. It was all part of a nationwide "Walk-Out" event.  But Springfield saw a modest turnout at a high school marred by a shooting incident two decades ago. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Rachael McDonald

A Federal Magistrate judge in Eugene Thursday set a trial date for a case that pits 21 young people against the Trump Administration over climate change.  But, attorneys for the government will likely try to delay or prevent the trial from taking place.

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A man found floating in Eugene’s Amazon Creek has been identified. Eugene police say Dustin Nissen was reported missing March 26th.

Lane County

Eugene Police are investigating multiple threats made against Lane County officials. They’re also seeking tips from the public.

Eugene Police

Police are investigating at least 11 robberies that have occurred in Eugene since February 23rd. The latest was Tuesday when a man says his bicycle was stolen at gunpoint by two men in west Eugene.

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Tomorrow, rallies across the nation will be held in conjunction with the March for Our Lives event in Washington D.C.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, young Eugenians and their supporters will also be marching.

U of O Police Facebook page.

Following a string of armed robberies and a sexual assault against a student, the University of Oregon has stepped up its police presence and security around campus.

Springfield Police have arrested two men suspected in the armed robbery of Lucky Lou’s video lottery deli last week.

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The City of Eugene has chosen its new Chief of Police. Chris Skinner from Richland, Washington.

Eugene Police

Thursday morning, there was an armed robbery at Lil’s Lottery on River Road in Eugene.
This is the eighth in a series of armed thefts in Eugene in the last two weeks.

Brian Bull / KLCC

Three finalists for the position of Eugene’s next Police Chief have been brought to the city. KLCC’s Brian Bull met with the candidates, and has this report.

Springfield School District

The attorney for a former Academy of Arts and Academics student who’s suing the Springfield school district says there’s a good chance others may have been harmed by its principal.

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A sixth armed robbery in less than a week has been committed in Eugene.

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A former student of Springfield’s Academy of Arts and Academics who was sexually abused by its late principal is suing the school district. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Rachael McDonald

A three judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against the Trump Administration’s attempts to quash a trial over climate change.

Eugene Police Department

The fifth armed robbery in nearly as many days has been reported in Eugene.

Brian Bull / KLCC

Four separate armed robberies were committed in Eugene between last Friday morning and Saturday night.

Springfield School District

Springfield Police say a sexual abuse case involving the late principal of the Academy of Arts and Academics and a now-former student is closed.

Rachael McDonald / KLCC

Documents show a decade-long pattern of sexual abuse, grooming, and stalking by the late principal of the Springfield Academy of Arts and Academics towards a now-former student. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

The City of Eugene has selected three finalists for its new Police Chief. Community members can meet the finalists at a forum in March.

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Normally a fundraiser for a Boys and Girls Club is well-received. But one in Florence is firing up controversy, as the grand prize for a raffle is a 9mm handgun. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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A Thurston High School student’s idea of a joke has gotten him arrested. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, the boy claimed via Snapchat to be a school shooter.

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Protesters gathered outside the Eugene federal courthouse today to denounce the latest school shootings and NRA lobbying efforts against gun control. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Teen Sentenced For Starting Eagle Creek Fire

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The 15 year old boy charged with lobbing a firecracker into a canyon and igniting the Eagle Creek Fire last summer plead guilty in juvenile court Friday.

An Oregon State University student charged with a hate crime still holds a position in student government.  But a recall vote is underway, that ends Friday night. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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Eugene Police have a new tool in their efforts to help addicts in crisis: the drug naloxone, which can reverse opioid overdoses.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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The Oregon State University student facing multiple charges from allegedly slapping racist stickers on cars is out of jail…and banned from campus. KLCC’s Brian Bull has more on the case of Andrew Oswalt.

Our Children's Trust

The 21 young people who are suing the federal government over climate change are waiting for an appeals court to rule on whether their case can go forward. Today, [Monday] would have been their first day in Eugene Federal Court in the lawsuit.

Peter Thurston / Luper Pioneer Cemetery Inc.

Lane County authorities want tips on who may have vandalized the Luper Pioneer Cemetery…again. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

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