Lane County's top law enforcers want your questions. Sheriff Tom Turner and District Attorney Alex Gardner held the first of several public meetings to hear the community's concerns Thursday, May 19 in Junction City.
The Lane County Sheriff's Office has ruled the deaths of two people in Cheshire as a murder-suicide. Lieutenant Byron Trapp says 74-year-old Harry Hanus shot and killed his wife, Barabara, before turning the gun on himself.
Neighbors found the...
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. -- Gina Russo-Dreiling has been delivering 91-year-old John Knebel's mail for seven months. She visits his house six days a week. Last week, Gina noticed John wasn't picking up his mail. She watched it stack up.
On the second day,...
Junction City Police Department
On April 9th, 2010 at 1229 hours the Junction City Police Department responded to a panic alarm at the Oaklea Middle located at 1515 Rose St in Junction City, Oregon. Dispatcher Jason Smith immediately...
A Junction City man was arrested at his apartment March 12 in connection with several burglaries in the area.
Junction City Police say Richard Ernest Bercume stole cash from Bugsy's Bar, the Eugene Livestock Auction, Tankard Tavern Bar and the...
A 17-year-old foreign exchange student accused her host father of sexually abusing her. A sheriff department spokesman said the student is no longer staying with the family. KVAL News wanted to know what kind of background checks and screenings host families go through.
Lane County crews removed dead animal carcasses from an illegal dumping site near Junction City on Friday. The remains of what appears to be ducks, raccoons and deer were dumped in an area of Love Lake Road, an off-shoot of River Road.
How's this for a dirty job done well:
Crews from Lane County's waste management division cleaned up an illegal dump filled with animal carcasses a day after KVAL News brought it to their attention.
Molly Blancett from KVAL News stopped by and...
From Molly Blancett KVAL News
There are dead animals everywhere: An area off Love Lake Road has become a dumping ground for animal carcasses.
Carol Ivie said wants to change that.
"There are bones everywhere out here," said Ivie.
It's an animal...
Bones, feathers and teeth litter the ground where the dead bodies of alpacas, raccoons, ducks and other animals were dumped near Junction City, Ore. Now neighbors want the site cleaned up -- and want the dumping to stop.
Earlier this year KVAL News talked to several parents who said their kids were bullied at Oaklea Middle School in Junction City. Now another family has come forward and said school officials are not protecting their child.
There were scary moments on Sunday at the Dexter Lake Boat Races. Witnesses said Junction City racer Jurgen Gunther was in a flat bottom boat, going about 80 miles per hour when the boat flipped. Gunther survived.