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24 July 2014

GMO labeling initiative qualifies for Oregon ballot

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Ore. -- It's official: an initiative to require the labeling of genetically modified foods in Oregon has qualified for a statewide vote in November. The Secretary of State's Office said Wednesday th ...

24 July 2014

Being a good crime witness

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Are you a good witness? A string of arson fires since late June have plagued the Medford's city core but so far few witnesses have come forward with information. Medford Police say people ofter over ...

24 July 2014

A bear cools off in an Ashland resident's pond

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Ashland, Ore. -- Take a look at what one Ashland couple found in their backyard. It was early in the morning when Joel Axelrod snapped these photos from inside his home on July 10th. He was outside ...

24 July 2014

Medford serial arsonist strikes again

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Medford, Ore. -- Update: Medford's serial arsonist strikes again. The person is  believed to have started fires at four different locations in just the last 24-hours, all in the downtown area. Medf ...

23 July 2014

Another suspicious fire keeps fire crews on their toes

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Updated (7/24 9:45 a.m.) Medford Police released a short description on their Facebook page of a possible suspect from last night's fire. Witnesses saw a male in the alcove just prior to the fire, a ...

23 July 2014

ODOT to hold open house on Highway 99 improvements

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Phoenix, Ore.--  The Oregon Department of Transportation will host a meeting for the public Thursday to get the public's input on a proposed Highway 99 corridor plan. Just a couple days ago Kihan ...

23 July 2014

Local Unsolved Mysteries: the Houston & Calvin case

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Regional

Cave Junction, Ore. --  It was just after midnight on October 30th of 2013, when 21 year old Jarred Houston and a friend were on the side of Highway 199, 2 miles south of cave junction when their v ...

23 July 2014

Virtual Neighborhood Watch

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

    Cave Junction, Ore -- An alleged murderer is behind bars and it's all thanks to a call from an informed citizen.   A couple of Facebook groups may be to thank for spreading the word about D ...

23 July 2014

Specialized leg brace saves goat's life

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Jacksonville, Ore. -- A Medford company that makes prosthetics fulfilled an unusual request, saving a goat's life. Katrina Hinnewinkel owns six goats. One of them is Pete. She said Pete is the leade ...

23 July 2014

Local Unsolved Mysteries: the David Grubbs murder

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- A brutal murder case has gone cold almost three years after the investigation began. As part of NBC5's special series, Local Unsolved Mysteries, we reexamined 23-year-old David Grub ...