Articles tagged with: Oregon

21 July 2014

ODF fire lookouts watch for lightning and thunderstorms

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Weather

Soda Mountain, Ore. -- The threat for thunderstorms has fire crews across Southern Oregon relying on lookouts in remote areas. They're perched in higher elevations to report any lightning-caused fir ...

21 July 2014

Suspicious fire in downtown Medford

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Police are investigating whether or not another suspicious fire in downtown Medford is the work of a serial arsonist. Medford firefighters responded to the house fire in an alleyway ...

21 July 2014

ODFW urging public to not take in baby deer

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- This summer, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is running into a big problem: people picking up, what they believe, are abandoned fawns. NBC5's Jennifer Elliott explains why OD ...

18 July 2014

Washington wildfire

Pateros, Wash. --- (NBC News) The wildfires of north central Washington State have forced authorities to cut off access to the area."it looks like we're trapped because they just closed the road tha ...

18 July 2014

States sue 5-Hour Energy over ad claims

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

Portland, Ore.  --- (KGW News) Two attorneys general from the Northwest have sued the companies responsible for the popular 5-Hour Energy drink, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising.The O ...

18 July 2014

OSP arrests attempted murder suspect

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A Klamath County man wanted for attempted murder is now in jail in Josephine County. Oregon State Police arrested 41 year old Michael Horn in Williams Tuesday, after getting a tip t ...

17 July 2014

Officer involved shooting in Reedsport

Posted in Local

Reedsport, Ore. -- An officer involved shooting in Reedsport has the Douglas County Major Crimes Team activated tonight. According to Oregon State Police a man exchanged gunfire with officers at a ...

17 July 2014

Former sheriff's candidate Bob Sergi has been fired

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- A Jackson County Sheriff's Lieutenant who ran for sheriff against his boss and incumbent Mike Winters in May has been fired from the department.   Lt. Bob Sergi was let go Monday ...

15 July 2014

Current wildfires burning in Oregon

Posted in Local

Ore. -- Fire fighters are battling several wildfires throughout the state. Lightning started the Bingham Complex on Sunday.  It consists of two large and several small fires in the Willamette Nati ...

15 July 2014

In Oregon, gun deaths outpace motor vehicle deaths for 3rd year in a row

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

Washington, DC --  Gun deaths outpaced motor vehicle deaths in Oregon in 2011, the most recent year for which comprehensive nationwide data is available, a new analysis from the Violence Policy Cen ...