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Southern Oregon

Skin infection MRSA reported at Myrtle Point school

Skin infection MRSA reported at Myrtle Point schoolAuthorities are taking extra care to wipe down the weight room, showers and locker rooms at the Myrtle Point Junior-Senior High School where at least two students have contracted a skin infection known as MRSA.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Southern Oregon

Grants Pass man dies after gunfire at home

Grants Pass man dies after gunfire at homePolice in Grants Pass say a man who barricaded himself inside his home died after both he and officers fired shots.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Southern Oregon

Oregon man guilty in 'fence from hell' murder

Oregon man guilty in 'fence from hell' murderA southern Oregon man has been found guilty of murder in the shooting of his neighbor in a long-running feud.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Crime

Police: Suspect in brutal Roseburg murder caught on camera

Police: Suspect in brutal Roseburg murder caught on cameraPolice say the man held on charges he brutally murdered a clerk at a convenience store in Roseburg did not know her, but told investigators he hated her.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Green

Klamath Basin project restores river for endangered fish

Klamath Basin project restores river for endangered fishA major restoration project on a river in the upper Klamath Basin has been completed.
  • Green
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Southern Oregon

Crash sends truck dangling over bridge rail

Crash sends truck dangling over bridge railAn Oregon State Police spokesman says a truck driver has been cited after a commercial truck hauling lumber products crashed at an Umpqua River bridge in southern Oregon, leaving the truck and trailer hanging over the bridge railing above the waterway.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

Book stirs controversy at Ore. school board meeting

Book stirs controversy at Ore. school board meetingSome parents with children in a southwest Oregon school district are complaining about a book in the high school libraries.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Green

Salmon on Klamath River get more emergency water

Salmon on Klamath River get more emergency waterFor the second time this year, federal officials are releasing additional water from a Northern California reservoir to combat a parasite that threatens to kill thousands of salmon in the drought-parched Klamath River.
  • Green
  • 2 weeks ago
Local

Police: Bullet grazes Medford woman doing laundry

Police: Bullet grazes Medford woman doing laundryA 19-year-old woman was grazed by a bullet after a handgun fell from her boyfriend's pants and fired.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Southern Oregon

DNA samples indicate wolf OR-7's mate from Oregon

DNA samples indicate wolf OR-7's mate from OregonGenetic tests indicate that the mate Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, found in the Cascade Mountains of southwestern Oregon could have been the girl next door when he was growing up hundreds of miles away in northeastern Oregon.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Central Coast

Ex-mayor accused of theft from Gold Beach senior center

Ex-mayor accused of theft from Gold Beach senior centerThe treasurer of the Gold Beach Senior Center surrendered to authorities at the Curry County Jail after she was indicted on charges that she stole money from the organization.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 month ago
Southern Oregon

Bail for Klamath Co. deputy shooting suspects set at $10M

Bail for Klamath Co. deputy shooting suspects set at $10MThe man and woman arrested in the shooting of a Klamath County sheriff's deputy were in court Friday, where a judge set their bail at $10 million each.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month ago
Local

Two arrested in shooting of Klamath Co. deputy

Two arrested in shooting of Klamath Co. deputyA Klamath County sheriff's deputy was shot on Wednesday.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Southern Oregon

Wildfires near Oakridge spread; homes on evacuation alert

Wildfires near Oakridge spread; homes on evacuation alertLightning-caused wildfires sparked August 10 spread during the hot, windy afternoon Wednesday near Oakridge, causing officials to put 85 homes on evacuation alert.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month ago
Southern Oregon

Friends: Man killed by Medford police was Marine veteran

Friends: Man killed by Medford police was Marine veteranFriends say a man shot to death after he opened fire on Medford police was a veteran of the Marines who served in the Gulf War.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month ago
Local

Police: Naked, combative man arrested at Ore. hemp expo

Police: Naked, combative man arrested at Ore. hemp expoA naked man was restrained, sedated and jailed after a disturbance at the Jefferson State Hemp Expo in Southern Oregon early Sunday morning, police said.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Southern Oregon

Medford police shoot, kill man who fired shotgun at officer

Medford police shoot, kill man who fired shotgun at officerPolice say two Medford officers shot and killed a man who fired a shotgun at a third officer.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Crime

Man who killed father, camper planned to kill 'bunch' of people

Man who killed father, camper planned to kill 'bunch' of peopleA gunman who fatally shot his father and then a man camping at an Oregon beach left a suicide note that said he was mentally ill and planned to "kill a bunch of other people" and then himself.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Crime

Pricey 'bait bike' stolen 3 times in 24 hours

Pricey 'bait bike' stolen 3 times in 24 hoursPolice in Ashland are finding their pricey new "bait bike" is proving irresistible to thieves.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Ashland police using $1,500 felony bait bike

Ashland police using $1,500 felony bait bikeThe Ashland Police Department bought a bicycle worth $1,500 to use as a "bait bike" to catch thieves.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Crime

Prosecutor: Gunman camped out before killings

Prosecutor: Gunman camped out before killingsThe gunfire came from a vehicle driven by 34-year-old Zachary Levi Brimhall, later found dead with an apparently self-inflicted wound, the DA said.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Southern Oregon

Gun thrown in bonfire discharges, wounds 2 men

Gun thrown in bonfire discharges, wounds 2 menIf there's a lesson to be learned from the account that Coos County sheriff's officers heard recently, it might be this: if you bring your gun to a fire you've built on the beach, be very sure you know where it is.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Southern Oregon

Ore. neighborhood watch holds suspect at gunpoint

Ore. neighborhood watch holds suspect at gunpointMembers of a neighborhood watch group in southwestern Oregon held a burglary suspect at gunpoint until police arrived to take him to jail.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Central Coast

Missing diabetic mushroom picker found in Oregon

Missing diabetic mushroom picker found in OregonSearch teams with dogs have found and rescued a diabetic mushroom picker who spent the night in woods on the Oregon coast after he grew too weak to walk out.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Crime

Ex-officer pleads not guilty to killing Ore. woman, putting remains in suitcase

Ex-officer pleads not guilty to killing Ore. woman, putting remains in suitcaseA former police officer accused of killing two women and hiding their remains in a pair of suitcases has pleaded not guilty in the death of one.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Central Coast

Search on for diabetic mushroom picker in Oregon

Search on for diabetic mushroom picker in OregonAuthorities are searching along the Oregon Coast for a mushroom picker who suffers from diabetes and was too weak to walk out of the woods.
  • Central Coast
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

Man gets 15 years for trying to blow up Ore. prosecutor's office

Man gets 15 years for trying to blow up Ore. prosecutor's officeA Southern Oregon man who hoped to delay a three-year burglary sentence by destroying the records of his case has been sent to prison for 15 years for trying to blow up the prosecutor's office.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago