The Oregon Supreme Court has ruled the City of Eugene must publicly release documents from a police investigation into the conduct of officers who used a stun gun to subdue a protester in 2008. The decision could have implications for future cases involving suspected police misconduct.
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.
A woman who was arrested by Eugene Police earlier this month says her dog died while she was in jail. The homeless woman had left her dog in her car while riding her bike to a donut shop, according to a posting on Craig's List.