Special Reports

Weight of Survival: Springfield man helps save teen in Las Vegas shooting

Nick Campbell has been looking for Wayne Lowell ever since the night of the Las Vegas shooting more than seven months ago.

Weight of Survival: Springfield couple carries survivor's guilt after shooting

The Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting killed 58 and left many more with survivor's guilt.

Special Report: Family hopes to find killer in 1975 cold case

Shirley Wallace was murdered 43 years ago in Eugene, and the killer has never been found.

Special Report: Road to Recovery

Eight months after a horrific crash on I-5 left five horses dead, the brother and sister injured in the crash continue their quest to do what they love and get back in the saddle.

Family seeks tips to find missing father

Bob Richardson vanished on Valentine's Day in 2012 and was never heard from, or seen, again.

Search continues for missing Roseburg man

Eugene Armstrong was last seen in Sutherlin, on his way to Salem. No one knows if he ever made it there.

Semi Safety: KEZI 9 News investigates dangerous truck drivers

KEZI 9 News spent several months combing through inspection data and working with state officials to see just how safe the trucking industry is, or isn't. This is part 1 of our 2-part investigation.

Search continues for missing Springfield mother

"With no leads, no crumbs, we don't know where to start again," said Kamara Houston, Judy Parker's daughter.

Detectives are determined to solve Lane County murder case

Joni Marie Grigsby was killed in June of 1995 and detectives are confident her killer will be found.

Springfield police not giving up on solving cold case

Dorothy Ashley was killed inside her home in August of 2016.

Local captain fights fires and cancer

Fire-related cancer shows hidden dangers lurking behind the smoke.

Corvallis father continues search for missing son

"It was like he was here one day then gone the next and never heard from," said Donald Long, Chris's father.


Some pet owners give their furry friends marijuana.

Hidden Death: Firefighters face long-term consequences of dangerous career

Firefighters have far higher rates of certain cancers than the general population.

Police crack down on dangerous drug in Oregon

In a KEZI 9 News Special Report, anchor Sean Cuellar investigated street drugs and a new class of drug, fentanyl, which is proving to be a game changer.

SPECIAL REPORT: Putting DNA to the test

KEZI 9 News tested three at-home ancestry DNA kits.

Project Safe Family

Former NBA player warns students about addiction

A former NBA players shared his life story and struggle with addiction to high school students.

New study finds shocking results about teens and sexting

A new study looks at how often teens under the age of 18 are receiving and sending sexts.

Study: parents shouldn't provide teens with alcohol

Research shows that allowing your teen to drink before the legal drinking age does not offer protection against alcohol abuse.

Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide; is there link?

A new study shows there could be a link between social media use and teen suicide and depression.

Anti-bullying app helps to stop bullying in schools and workplaces

An anti-bullying app is giving more power victims and witnesses.

Family says bullying at school put their son in the hospital

Parents said bullying at the school landed their son in a hospital to be treated for depression and an eating disorder.

Burger King takes on bullying with ad

Burger King takes customers by surprise with compelling, provocative social experiment.

Study: teens who vape more likely to smoke cigarettes within year

E-cigarettes seem like they offer a safer alternative to regular cigarettes but a new study is showing the one may not actually keep teens from using the other.

New law holds parents accountable for school bullying

A New York town is cracking down on bullying by holding parents accountable for their children's actions.

Teens ask lawmakers to raise tobacco age to 21

A group of high school students in Massachusetts is taking a stand against tobacco companies.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Composting workshops coming up in Santa Clara

A number of composting workshops are planned at the Santa Clara Community Garden.

Finalists announced for EWEB Greenpower grant program

The top two or three projects will win a grant of up to $50,000.

Workshops show electric cars are good for the environment and wallets

"rEV Up Eugene!" workshops aim to show people that electric cars can be cheaper than gas cars in the long run.

Volunteers needed to help Clean Up for Clean Water

The City of Eugene is looking for people who want to volunteer to help keep river water clean.

Marion County scales back curbside recycling

Residents in Marion County should now throw shredded paper, egg cartons and most plastic containers in the trash instead of the blue bins.

Company helps businesses recycle 50 percent more

A company is helping businesses in the Eugene and Springfield area reduce their carbon footprint and garbage costs.

In The Garden

In The Garden: Plants for sun or shade

The one question you should ask when selecting plants, do you have sun or shade at your house?

In The Garden: Blossom end rot

"It's that soft, sunken little brown or black spot on the end of the fruit."

In The Garden: Filberts 101

In this week's 'In The Garden,' Caleb Johnson takes us in the classroom for "Filberts 101."

In the Garden: Space saving fruit trees

"We do have some fruit trees out there where you can get multiple fruits in one -- you can get a plum, apricot and apple all on the same tree," added Johnson.

In the Garden: Gardening on a budget

Caleb Johnson, owner of Johnson Brothers Garden Market, has insider tips for anyone gardening on a budget.

In The Garden: Tips to get your garden ready

In the Garden returns for a new season. Watch KEZI 9 News on Thursdays for gardening tips from Caleb Johnson from Johnson Brothers Garden Market.

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week: Makenna

Makenna is looking for a home where she will be the only pet and will get lots of attention.

Pet of the Week: Mandy

Mandy is a friendly, easy-going Retriever mix ready to join a new family.

Pet of the Week: Charlie

Charlie is one of the many animals awaiting a new home at Greenhill Humane Society.

Pet of the Week: Suzy

Suzy is a cute little dog guaranteed to melt your heart when you meet her.

Pet of the Week: Mai Tai

Mai Tai is a cute little dog waiting for the arrival of his new owners at Greenhill Humane Society.

Pet of the Week: Opie

Opie is an energetic little dog who likes going for walks.

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports: Pros and cons of cell phone insurance

Without coverage, the average cost to repair a cracked screen for an Apple iPhone 8 is $145. A Samsung Galaxy S8+, $277.

Consumer Reports: Is YouTube watching your kids?

A collection of nearly two dozen advocacy groups -- including Consumers Union -- say Google, which owns YouTube, may be violating a law meant protect the privacy of children online.

Consumer Reports: What does you car know about you?

A 2015 law says the crash data belongs to the owner, not the auto company, but that’s just a very small fraction of the data your car is generating.

Consumer Reports: Shopping for sunscreen

If you’re going to be outside longer than a few minutes, you’ll need to use sunscreen to protect yourself against skin cancer and wrinkles.

Consumer Reports: How to choose a VPN

How do you know which VPN is right for you? Consumer Reports offers some guidelines.

Consumer Reports: Great Grills

Consumer Reports runs grills through a gamut of tests: How long does it take to heat up? Is the surface heat consistent?

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