Articles tagged with: Oregon

24 April 2014

Fetal tissue burning halted at Marion Co. power plant

Posted in Regional

Brooks, Ore. --- A waste-to-power plant in Oregon is reportedly burning fetal tissue for electricity and some local leaders want the practice stopped. The convanta plant in the town of Brooks turns ...

24 April 2014

Wanted fugitve avoids capture, search west of Roseburg

Posted in Local, Regional

Roseburg, Ore --- Oregon State Police (OSP) & Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) are asking for the public's help to locate a dangerous, wanted felon who avoided capture Wednesday afternoon ...

24 April 2014

Oregon State Medical Examiner released 2013 drug-related death stats

Posted in Local, Regional

Oregon -- Oregon State Medical Examiner Dr. Karen Gunson released 2013 drug-related death statistics reflecting one fewer death from last year and a near 7 percent drop from 2012 when deaths reached ...

24 April 2014

Medford School District saved thousands during strike

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Turning something positive out of what some would say was a negative. The Medford school district says they saved $69,000 a day during the teacher's strike. District Chief Financia ...

23 April 2014

GP Daily Courier holds first Sheriff candidate forum

Posted in Politics

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Three candidates for Josephine County Sheriff battled it out Wednesday night. Grants Pass Police Officer Dave Daniel and Sheriff Deputy Ed Vincent are challenging incumbent Gil ...

23 April 2014

Same sex marriage arguments heard by federal judge

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Eugene, Ore. -- It's one of the biggest civil rights questions of our time and today the issue of same sex marriage moved in Oregon moved into a federal courtroom in Eugene. Could this be the beginn ...

23 April 2014

FDA ruling brewing opposition

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- A Klamath Falls brewer and rancher is concerned about a proposed F.D.A. regulation that's on tap. Rod Kucera of 'Mia and Pia's Pizzeria and Brewhouse' brews beer, and raises c ...

23 April 2014

3 jailed after alleged robbery, pursuit

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A Klamath Falls man is charged with attempted murder...and two others face multiple charges following an alleged robbery, and a high-speed pursuit through Klamath County. The s ...

23 April 2014

Tigard woman gets life in prison for killing son

Posted in Regional

TIGARD, Ore. -- (KGW News) The mother of a murdered 4-year-old Tigard boy was sentenced Friday to life in prison.During Jessica Dutro’s trial, prosecutors argued that she killed her son, Zachary, ...

23 April 2014

Dungeon on wheels

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore --- (KGW News) Investigators in Portland, Oregon say a man shot and killed by police last month had been stalking women in a van that he had converted into a "moveable dungeon."Inside ...