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Southern Oregon

Ore. domestic violence call ends in fatal crash

Ore. domestic violence call ends in fatal crashA man involved in a Grants Pass domestic violence complaint drove off Sunday afternoon before police arrived and died in a crash.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Local

Traces of Fukushima radiation found off N. California coast

Traces of Fukushima radiation found off N. California coastThe levels are far below those that might pose a risk to human health or marine life, said Ken Buesseler, a WHOI marine chemist who is leading the monitoring effort.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Southern Oregon

Man pleads guilty in stabbing at S. Oregon bar

Man pleads guilty in stabbing at S. Oregon barProsecutors in Josephine County say a man accused in a stabbing death at a Grants Pass bar has pleaded guilty to a murder charge and faces a minimum sentence of 25 years.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 3 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

BLM worker killed when tree falls on her SUV

BLM worker killed when tree falls on her SUVThe Coos County, Oregon, sheriff's office says a Bureau of Land Management employee was fatally injured when a falling tree at a logging site struck her Ford Explorer.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Southern Oregon

S. Ore. police hunt man in attempted abduction

S. Ore. police hunt man in attempted abductionPolice in the southern Oregon city of Rogue River are looking for a man accused of choking a woman, trying to drag her into a car, then chasing her as she fled screaming in the early morning darkness.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Mom who threw son off bridge sought help

Mom who threw son off bridge sought helpSeveral family members said that Jillian had tried to get mental-health help but couldn't find any from public and private providers.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Family: Jillian McCabe had medication for 'hearing voices'

Family: Jillian McCabe had medication for 'hearing voices'The Oregon mom charged with throwing her 6-year-old son off a bridge to his death had been "hearing voices" and was supposed to see a doctor to adjust her medication the next day, her family told NBC News.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Southern Oregon

Storm on coast hammers Port Orford, prompts evacuation

Storm on coast hammers Port Orford, prompts evacuationA storm on the southern coast of Oregon forced a temporary evacuation of Port Orford.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month ago
Beaverton

Tigard woman dies in S. Oregon I-5 crash

Tigard woman dies in S. Oregon I-5 crashAdelina Teresa Barrera was pronounced dead at the scene of the 1:27 p.m. crash.
  • Beaverton
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Marijuana

Grants Pass allowed to ban medical pot dispensaries

Grants Pass allowed to ban medical pot dispensariesA judge in the heart of southwestern Oregon's marijuana growing country has ruled that the city of Cave Junction has the power to ban medical marijuana dispensaries.
  • Marijuana
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Familiar themes dominate Oregon Senate debate

Familiar themes dominate Oregon Senate debateThe two Senate candidates met Tuesday night at television station KOBI in Medford, in a broadcast that did not reach the Portland metropolitan area.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Food

Huge harvest gives Oregon winemakers unusual challenge

Huge harvest gives Oregon winemakers unusual challengeWine makers in Oregon are facing an unusual challenge.
  • Food
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

S. Oregon man gets 25 years for medical pot heist murder

S. Oregon man gets 25 years for medical pot heist murderA Southern Oregon man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing a man while tying him up to steal his medical marijuana.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
News

Oregon cities rush to tax pot before it's legal

Oregon cities rush to tax pot before it's legalAt least 20 cities and counties around Oregon are racing to approve local taxes on marijuana in case voters in November decide to legalize recreational pot.
  • News
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

Boy severely hurt in Grants Pass 'mailbox baseball' game

Boy severely hurt in Grants Pass 'mailbox baseball' gameGrants Pass police say a 16-year-old boy suffered severe head injuries playing "mailbox baseball."
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Eastern Oregon

NW citizens get to name wolf packs they discover

NW citizens get to name wolf packs they discoverState officials define a wolf pack as two wolves of either sex traveling together. Most wolf packs have 5-10 wolves.
  • Eastern Oregon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Crime

Deputies: Man set fire to shed with two people inside

Deputies: Man set fire to shed with two people insideKlamath County sheriff's deputies arrested a man accused of setting fire to a shed with two people inside.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Crime

Pedestrian critically hurt in White City hit-and-run

Pedestrian critically hurt in White City hit-and-runPolice are looking for the driver of a vehicle that struck and critically injured a pedestrian Saturday morning in White City, Oregon.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

Cottage Grove fires city attorney after DUII

Cottage Grove fires city attorney after DUIIThe city of Cottage Grove has terminated its contract with city attorney Sean Kelly who was arrested last week on a charge of DUII.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

VA hospital director in Roseburg leaving early

VA hospital director in Roseburg leaving earlyVA hospital director in Roseburg leaving early
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

ODFW: Diseased deer OK for Ore. hunters to eat

ODFW: Diseased deer OK for Ore. hunters to eatWith the deer season opening Saturday, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says it's OK for hunters to eat meat from black-tailed deer infected in a disease outbreak in the southwest corner of the state.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

Biologists ID Ore., Calif. pot gardens as salmon threat

Biologists ID Ore., Calif. pot gardens as salmon threatConcerns about the impact of pot farming were raised by the NOAA Fisheries Service in its final recovery plan for coho salmon in the region.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

Police: Man killed in Cottage Grove was lying in road

Police: Man killed in Cottage Grove was lying in roadThe body of 39-year-old Reuben James Orr was found just after 10:30 p.m. in the 35000 block of Shoreview Drive, near Dorena Lake.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 2 months ago
Local

MIssing woman found safe at Crater Lake

MIssing woman found safe at Crater LakeOregon State Police troopers and Douglas County sheriff's deputies are looking for a woman who was reported missing on the way to the Crater Lake area.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Southern Oregon

Homecoming king, queen scrapped at Ashland High

Homecoming king, queen scrapped at Ashland HighAshland High School doesn't have a homecoming king and queen for the first time since the 1950s.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 2 months ago
Southern Oregon

Police shoot, kill bear in tree near Medford school

Police shoot, kill bear in tree near Medford schoolPolice in Medford shot and killed a bear that climbed a tree near a school and wouldn't come down.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 2 months ago
Green

Oregon wine harvest shaping up to be 'epic'

Oregon wine harvest shaping up to be 'epic'Sam Tannahill doesn't want to jinx the 2014 Oregon wine grape harvest, but here goes: It's shaping up to be "epic."
  • Green
  • 2 months ago