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20 February 2015

Oregon's new Governor speaks to press

Posted in Local, Politics

Salem, Ore. --- Oregon’s new Governor met with the press for the first time Friday as the state's leader.Kate Brown was appointed to office on Wednesday, following the resignation of Governor John ...

20 February 2015

Oregon man arrested for allegedly assaulting his mother

Posted in Local

Trail, Ore. --- An Oregon man is in jail for allegedly attacking his own mother.The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says 38-year-old Michael Wallen Chrisco attacked his mom on February 4th, off of E ...

20 February 2015

Ballots arriving in mail Saturday, February 21st

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Ballots for the March 10th special election will be dropped off at the USPS processing facility Friday, February 20th.They will begin arriving in mailboxes this Saturday, February 2 ...

20 February 2015

Sex offender investigation part 2

Written by Taelor Rian, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --  700 registered sex offenders live in Medford, an overwhelming amount for a city of this size.  That is why Medford Police Department has a special project designed to keep known ...

19 February 2015

Blood found inside missing Ashland Teen's abandoned car

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore.-- 17-year-old Hannah Thomas Garner went missing at the end of last November and Thursday a private investigator found what may be crucial evidence in this case. Her father, Jeff Garne ...

19 February 2015

Former Deputy wants Sheriff Falls to re-open investigations into 2 employees

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- David Beatty retired from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office last year, but he wants to see change in the office.  Beatty is asking new Sheriff, Corey Falls, to re-open old invest ...

19 February 2015

1930s Jackson Co. Rebellion ends in murder at Medford home

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- In part four of NBC5's special five-part series highlighting historical structures people might not know about. NBC5 featured a Medford home where a political uprising in the 1930s ...

19 February 2015

Fire Fighting Drones in Illinois Valley

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Cave Junction, Ore -- Fighting fires is a difficult and often dangerous job, but one small Southern Oregon Fire District is using emerging technology to their advantage. The Illinois Valley Fire Dis ...

19 February 2015

Port slowdown impacting Rogue Valley economy

Posted in Local

MEDFORD, ORE. --  Billions of dollars of merchandise is just sitting at sea, as a long-simmering labor dispute between dock workers and shipping companies continues.   While the ports are still ...

19 February 2015

OLCC continues 'listening sessions' on recreational marijuana

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is continuing with a series of 'listening sessions' across the state. Retail marijuana sales will be legal in Oregon late next year...and t ...