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UO student killed in DUI car accident

University of Oregon student Shunan Zhu died in a single-vehicle crash Saturday, the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office said. Zhu was an undergraduate from China majoring in business administration, according to UO records. Emergency workers responded to the report of an accident on Upper Nestucca River Road near Bible Creek Road …

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Campus Crime Wrap-Up 8/9

There were eight crimes reported by UOPD this week, four of them being bike thefts. All of the thefts occurred at apartments near campus. There was also a warrant arrest off campus. The remaining crimes were on campus. There was a theft at the Jaqua Center, and a trespasser was arrested …

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Campus Crime Wrap-Up 8/2: Five Warrant Arrests

Last week began with a burst of crime, with four incidents on Sunday and four on Tuesday, one where a man said he had a gun in Knight Library. He was arrested for “interfering with police” and “disorderly conduct.” There were 12 crimes reported in total. There were five arrests made for …

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This image was printed out hundreds of times on four UO printers earlier this month as a result of a hacking. Photo uploaded from Twitter feed of hacker "Le Pink." (@evilbypink)
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UO was a target of a bizarre printer hacking earlier this month

On July 15, four printers around the University of Oregon were hacked. For several minutes, they could do nothing but print ink-heavy images featuring the Muslim declaration of faith, the Shahada. The same day, a hacker who identified themselves as “Le Pink,” took responsibility for the attack on Twitter: Another …

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Some students have had good experiences reporting with UO Police Department because they have lighter caseloads. (Creative Commons Archive)
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“Armed suspect” in UO Alerts was carrying an umbrella, not a rifle

Note: This story is unrelated to the UOPD’s arrest of a man who claimed he was carrying a gun at Knight Library early Tuesday afternoon. If you’re subscribed to the UO Alerts messaging system and curious about the flurry of notifications you received Tuesday morning, here’s what happened: At 7:22 …

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Campus Crime Wrap-Up 7/26

The first week of summer’s second term was quiet, with only four crimes reported near the heart of campus. Two bike thefts were reported, both near Pacific Hall. There was also one incident of Criminal Mischief at Hendricks Hall and a Theft at Straub Hall. The other eight incidents were …

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UO student attacked near Beall Concert Hall

A female University of Oregon student reported that she was attacked by a man who tried to steal her backpack at about 12:45 a.m. on July 17. According to a campus crime alert sent by the University of Oregon Police Department, the incident occurred east of Beall Concert Hall on …

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Report: Four juveniles allegedly involved in Civic Stadium fire officially charged

The four juveniles responsible for last week’s fire at Civic Stadium are facing additional charges, according to the Register-Guard. The four boys, three 12-year-olds and one 10-year-old, are facing first-degree arson as well as reckless endangering. All three 12-year old boys are in custody at the Serbu Juvenile Detention Center …

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A view of the Civic Stadium fire from behind a perimeter. (Raquel Ortega/Emerald)
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Four juveniles responsible for Civic Stadium fire will be charged with second-degree arson

Two of the four boys – one 10-year old and three 12-year olds – were arrested and lodged by Eugene Police on Wednesday night between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

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According to Oregon law, using your mobile device while driving can result in a minimum fine of $142. (Natalie Hardwicke/Emerald)
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Survey says 80 percent of students admit to texting while driving

At the University of Oregon, 25 students were asked what they used their phones for when operating a motor vehicle. The survey revealed that 80 percent use their smartphones to text or make a phone call. Thirty-six percent check social media, 22 percent take photographs and 15 percent check emails.

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Campus crime week 9, no drug violations

While some people were busy studying for upcoming finals, others were caught stealing from the Knight Library. There were two reports of theft on May 27 and one report of bicycle theft on the 28. Two reports of harassment occurred at Hayward Field on the 23 and at Matt Knight …

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In February, University of Oregon alumnus Noah Michael DeWitt went missing after last being seen at The Heart and Spoon Community House. (Courtesy of Rachael DeWitt)
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National Missing Children’s Day

May 25 is National Missing Children’s Day since 1983 when President Ronald Reagan declared it after a child from New York City went missing. May 25 is a commitment to helping decrease this number by paying attention to missing persons’ posters and more.

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Hayward Field and the Jacqua Center had one reported case of graffiti and a warrant arrest on Monday, May 18. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)
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Crime on campus remained low during week 8

There were three reported crimes at Hamilton Complex over the weekend leading into Week 8 — one bicycle theft and two drug violations. Hayward Field and the Jacqua Center had one reported case of graffiti and a warrant arrest on May 18. Crime on campus during the week stayed relatively …

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Man convicted in 2012 injury of UO distance runner Molly Grabill

A Douglas County resident was convicted of third-degree assault for driving a vehicle involved in a November 2012 freeway overpass rock-throwing incident that injured University of Oregon distance runner Molly Grabill.

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May is National Bike Month and it’s important to raise awareness about bike safety and theft. (Creative Commons Archive)
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Focusing on what matters: Bike safety

May is National Bike Month and the time to raise awareness about bike safety and theft. The organization, We Bike Eugene on May 20 will continue their annual Ride of Silence for those who have lost their lives from cycling on the streets.

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Campus crime wrap-up, three reports of minors in possession of alcohol

The campus crime wrap up for week 8 of spring term shows in the span of two days seven cases varying from public urination and liquor violations. Included is a list of crimes reported in various locations throughout campus.

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Amber Alert called off after North Bend girl found safe

An Amber Alert was called off Thursday evening after the three-year-old girl from North Bend was found safely.

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Crime wrap-up: 10 reports of liquor violations

May began with two cases of false reporting and one case of bicycle theft at the Knight Library. Earl Complex had 10 reported cases of liquor violations, one report of bicycle theft and two reports of allowing alcohol consumption on May 3. Several cases of crime were reported on Cinco …

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Woman allegedly sexually assaulted at Matt Knight Arena

A woman was allegedly sexually assaulted Saturday night at a Jason Aldean concert. The assault, according to a campus crime alert sent out by the University of Oregon Police Department, occurred in a Matthew Knight Arena bathroom near the east doors. The woman was not a student or affiliated with the university, …

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Campus crime wrap-up, week 3: No liquor violations

Here’s an exact breakdown of the crime that occurred on campus during week 3 of spring term.

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Gutierrez was one of 10 students arrested in Salem on May 14 during a protest against the "kicker." A kicker is an excess amount of tax rebate money that the legislature has the power to allocate. (Scott Greenstone/Emerald)
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Oregon House of Representatives passes a bill to protect sexual assault survivors’ privacy

The Oregon House of Representatives unanimously passed House Bill 3476 on April 13 to help protect the confidentiality of communications between sexual assault survivors and their advocates. The bill was, in part, a response to the controversial request and release of a University of Oregon student’s counseling records while the university was preparing …

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41 cited at Alder Street house party

The Eugene Police Department published a news release regarding an “unruly gathering” that occurred at a house party on Alder Street Saturday night.

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Several women have reportedly been watched by suspicious suspect near south campus

A number of women have reported being suspiciously watched by a man in a vehicle near the south of campus.

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Campus Crime Wrap-up, Week 1

Here’s a breakdown of what crime happened during week one of spring term: Drug Violations: 10 Trespassing: 2 Theft: 2 Bike Theft: 3 The University of Oregon Police Department’s campus crime log recorded a hit and run injury near Agate St. and a sexual assault incident on campus property on …

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Former UO instructor falsely accuses EPD officer of sexual assault

Deborah Frisch, a former instructor at the University of Oregon, was convicted on Monday of falsely accusing a Eugene police officer of sexually assaulting her. Frisch was first arrested on stalking charges on Feb. 19, according to The Register-Guard. After her arrest, Frisch told authorities she was sexually assaulted by a …

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Two sexual assaults reported over spring break: campus crime wrap-up

Crimes happening over spring break at the University of Oregon include sexual assault and trespassing.

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17-year-old sentenced to 14 years for brutal rape near Autzen Stadium

17-year-old sentenced to 14 years after pleading guilty of a brutal rape near Autzen Stadium during a Oregon football game.

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Teen pleads guilty in Autzen sexual assault case

Jaime Tinoco sexually assaulted a woman last September near Autzen Stadium and the state is recommending 14 years in prison for his crimes.

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