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23 July 2014

Rape charges against Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor dropped

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Ashland, Ore. -- The Jackson County District Attorney’s office has dropped rape charges against an Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor. Veteran OSF actor Tyrone Wilson was charged in February with ...

23 July 2014

Report says Oregon marijuana sales would generate $38.7 million in first year

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Ore. -- A new report out shows, legalizing marijuana would raise close to $39,000,000 in it's first year of being taxed and regulated for personal use. The analysis by ECONorthwest reports legal pot ...

23 July 2014

Medford street birth

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Medford, Ore. --- A bizarre incident in Medford around 11:00 a.m. Tuesday morning when police chased a woman who had just given birth.Police received reports of a woman walking down West Jackson str ...

22 July 2014

Lightning causes more than 20 fires in the Rogue Valley

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Weather

Jacksonville, Ore.--  Cindy Furrow experienced first-hand what a lightning storm can do a tree in her backyard took a direct hit. "It was too close to my house. Glad I was home when it happened, ...

22 July 2014

New study shows wildfire seasons getting worse

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A new analysis shows wildfire seasons are getting longer and more devastating. The data released by an independent group of scientists called Climate Central looked at the past 44 y ...

22 July 2014

Severe weather hits the Rogue Valley

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Lightning, thunder, and some very heavy rain hitting the area. Perhaps no town hit harder than Ashland earlier this evening where we're told the rain was so heavy caused some cars to stall and eve ...

22 July 2014

Delving into the mind of a serial arsonist

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford Police said they're treating Monday afternoon's fire in downtown as an arson, bringing the number of arson cases to 18 since late June. Monday's fire damaged some siding to ...

22 July 2014

Klamath Community Watch

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A Facebook page in Klamath Falls is helping to rekindle community interest in crime prevention...and the group now has over 2000 followers. Patti McMann has been moderating the ...

22 July 2014

Man arrested in connection with Ashland gas station robbery

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Ashland, Ore. --- A man suspected of robbing an Ashland gas station at gun point in February is behind bars. Ashland police arrested Francisco Javier Mercado-Chavez. He is suspected of robbing the ...

21 July 2014

Gold Hill City Councilors fighting the recall

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Gold Hill, Ore.--  Monday, four of six city council members turned in a statement of justification in response to a recall petition. "I decided not to resign because there was no need for it," said ...