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UO runner Molly Grabill in good condition after car crash Monday

Molly Grabill, a runner on the Ducks’ cross country and track teams, is reportedly in good condition after a rock hit her car and broke her windshield on Interstate 5 just south of Rice Hill on Monday night. According to Oregon State Police, a person threw a rock from an I-5 …

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UOPD apprehends man on suspicion of bike violation, finds stolen bike and drugs

In the process of stopping a man for suspected bike violation Sunday morning, a University of Oregon police officer discovered the man had a stolen bike, stolen bike wheel, bolt cutters, marijuana, heroin and drug paraphernalia. The stop involved two public safety officers and a supervising police sergeant at 3:38 a.m. in …

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Oregon State Police gives travel tips for Thanksgiving weekend

Oregon State Police issued a list of helpful tips for travelers during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year, and with thousands of Oregonians hitting the road to travel long or short distances, OSP and Oregon Department of Transportation want to …

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University student attacked on Kincaid Street

A female university student reports being attacked by three men Thursday morning.

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Top news from around Eugene on Nov. 8

Returning vets at the University of Oregon look to program for help Thousands of US veterans are reportedly returning to school, many of whom are returning from war. There’s a new program at the UO directed at student veterans. Its hope is to make their transition easier from becoming soldier …

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Top news from around Eugene on Nov. 5

Today’s Weather: High — 70, mostly sunny; Low — 44 Crash pins Springfield woman against fence A Springfield man allegedly crashed into a parked van Saturday night, pinning its owner into a fence. Steven Patrick Birkenbach, 42, has been charged with assault, drunken driving and reckless driving, He was also charged with hit and …

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A balancing act: Students, UO officials disagree about policies for reporting cases of sexual violence

Administrators and law enforcement officials believe mandatory reporting will increase the number of perpetrators held accountable. Sexual violence survivors, however, think the policies disempower women who aren’t ready to report the crime.

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UO student reports assault and bicycle theft on Alder Street and 15th Alley Friday night

A University of Oregon student has reported that he was assaulted on Nov. 2 by three men who then stole his bicycle. The student said that the three men approached him at approximately 7 p.m. while he was locking up his bicycle on Alder Street and 15th Alley. He was …

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Party Patrol: 30 UO students cited Friday night on assorted charges

Eugene police stopped 46 people for various charges between the hours of 9 p.m. and 3 a.m., and noticed an increase in criminal activity. Police arrested 18 people on charges varying from false information to police, prohibitive noise and open container. One disorderly party left two arrested on charges for …

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Two men charged with burglary after stopped for hit-and-run

Two men facing unexpected charges after their arrest for a hit-and-run revealed other crimes.

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Suspects sought in Friday morning robbery

Eugene police are investigating a robbery and assault of a paper carrier on October 12 on the 900 block of River Road at about 5 a.m. The victim reported that a small, dark colored two-door car followed him into a parking lot where two men robbed him at knife point. …

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Party Patrol: Twelve University students cited Friday night on assorted charges

Eugene police continued its patrol of the West and South University neighborhoods Friday night in an attempt to decrease alcohol- and party-related problems. Officers stopped 16 people for various charges between the hours of 9 p.m. and 3 a.m., though noticed a decrease in criminal activity. Here are all the citations and …

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Police looking for suspect in alleged assault on LTD bus driver

On Oct. 4, a Lane Transit District bus driver reported that a white female had assaulted him shortly after 7 p.m. He described her as 19 to 20 years old, around 5-foot-7 with a slim build and blonde hair. After being told not to put her feet on the seat …

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Bike theft leaves new food cart business without resources

The Eugene Police Department received a report of a stolen bike – equipped with two large wok burners, a propane tank, and a blue floral umbrella — on 17th Avenue and Willamette Street.  The stolen equipment was to be used as a new food cart business. The victim of the theft reported that the …

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Portland mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith charged with assault during time at UO

Oregon Rep. and Portland mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith was cited by Eugene police in 1993 for assault charges with a woman, Willamette Week reports. The assault occurred when Rep. Smith was at a party while he attended the University of Oregon. The Lane County District Attorney dropped the charge after …

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Eugene police uses Crime Prevention Units to respond to reported increase in property crimes

The Eugene Police Department has sent Prevention Units into specific neighborhoods identified as high crime [email protected]@http://www.eugene-or.gov/[email protected]@ This action came on the heels of a spike in property crimes, EPD reports. The data-led policing strategy that EPD has employed relies on two tactical angles: prediction and response. Crime Prevention Units are deployed …

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DPS officially changes name to UOPD

The University of Oregon Department of Public Safety is now officially the University of Oregon Police Department.

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Eugene man arrested in stabbing incident

After investigating an incident that occurred Friday, police identified Justin Peterson, 23, of Eugene, as a stabbing suspect. He was arrested on charges of second-degree assault and first-degree robbery. Peterson robbed 64-year-old Michael John Claughton at knife point, causing minor injuries. A third man, David Dean Burdick, 36, engaged Peterson …

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LCC plane crash injures two

At 4:45 p.m. today, a Lane Community College plane crashed near Highway 126…

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Oregon State Police arrest Pleasant Hill man in road rage shooting

Oregon State Police dispatch received a call early Thursday morning from a 41-year-old male saying a driver from another vehicle fired a shot at him as he was driving northbound on Interstate-5 near the Glenwood interchange. Lawrence Allen Mitchell, 50, was arrested Thursday afternoon after an OSP trooper matched his …

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Suspect at large for sexual assault of female high school student at Autzen

The University Police Department reported that a sexual assault took place in the gravel parking lot of Autzen Stadium during Saturday’s game against Arizona. The assault took place around 8:30 p.m., in which a suspect lured a high school female into a secluded spot between vehicles where he reportedly subjected …

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More than 40 citations given out by Eugene Police Saturday night

Eugene Police Officers continue to proactively respond to alcohol related parties in order to reduce unruly parties

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Twenty minors cited and 12 container tickets handed out on first night of infamous party weekend

After the first night of what has become an infamous party weekend around campus, the Eugene Police Department has deemed its extra party patrols a success in calming the West and South University neighborhoods.

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Eugene Police urges fans to leave valuables at home

Eugene Police are reacting to a spike in car break-ins last year during football season.

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Eugene police ready for potential party problems

The weekend before school started in 2010, over 400 University students congregated in the West University Neighborhood at the intersection of 14th Avenue and Ferry Street, causing what would eventually be colloquially known among students as “the riot.”

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Wrench may have been used in UO professor Anne Dhu McLucas murder case, according to affidavit

The man suspected of killing a University music professor told his girlfriend he used a wrench to also kill his 73-year-old father James Gillette, according to The Register-Guard.

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Eugene Police Department prepares students for school year with six-day anti-theft campaign

The Eugene Police Department is currently gearing up for its biggest crime prevention campaign of the 2012-13 academic year. According toEPD’s Sgt. Lisa Barrong, fall move-in time for both on-campus and off-campus students is one of three peak crime periods throughout the year. “Early fall, the winter holiday and spring …

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Suspect in University professor killing arraigned Monday afternoon

Johan Stevon Gillette, 36, was arraigned on two aggravated murder charges Monday afternoon in connection to the death of University Professor Anne Dhu McLucas, 71, and her partner James Gillette, 73. Johan Gillette, son of James Gillette, is the lead suspect in the double-homicide case that occurred Friday evening in …

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University Professor Anne Dhu McLucas's death shocks School of Music and Dance community

When University Professor John Fenn heard the news regarding the murder of Professor Anne Dhu McLucas, he knew instantly the University had lost an irreplaceable individual and intellectual. “My wife got a faculty email and told me what had happened. My initial feelings were shock and disbelief,” Fenn said. “I could not …

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