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12 August 2015

Jim Belushi shares why he joined the Holly Theatre restoration project

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Medford, Ore. --- A Hollywood star speaks exclusively to NBC5 news about why he joined the Holly Theatre restoration project.We previously told you that actor, comedian and musician Jim Belushi was ...

12 August 2015

Omar's in Ashland wins Iron Chef Oregon

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Ashland, Ore. --- One of Ashland’s oldest restaurants is successfully bringing culinary recognition to southern Oregon!Omar’s head chef and co-owner James Williams, along with his son and Sous C ...

11 August 2015

Dogs for the Deaf Pairs Medford Woman with Companion Dog

Written by Natalie Weber, Posted in Local

Dogs For the Deaf has placed a companion with a Medford woman who has been waiting for two years. Elease Hunter has been deaf for over six years. In 2013, she applied for a dog through the Central P ...

11 August 2015

No charges for man who shoots and kills prowler

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- No charges will be filed against a man who shot and killed another man in Grants Pass on July 14th.  Josephine County's Chief Deputy District Attorney, Lisa Turner, said Charle ...

11 August 2015

Roseburg officials searching for potential child abductor

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Roseburg, Ore. -- The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who may have tried to abduct a toddler in Roseburg. Officials say the department received a call just before 10 Tuesday mo ...

11 August 2015

Josephine County Sheriff won't enforce new background check gun law

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- Josephine County Sheriff Dave Daniel says he will not enforce Oregon's new background checks on private gun sales.  The measure requires criminal and mental health checks ...

11 August 2015

Scrap metal stolen from Medford Midas

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Medford, Ore. -- Over 1,500 pounds of scrap metal was stolen from Midas Mufflers in Medford over the weekend.  The auto repair shop off Central and Edwards was wiped clean of 250-300 old rotors, e ...

11 August 2015

Man indicted in transient death in Central Point

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Central Point, Ore. -- The man suspected of killing a transient in Central Point was indicted by a grand jury Tuesday afternoon.  The two-count indictment of Michael Joseph Atwood includes a count ...

11 August 2015

Irrigation pumping impacting Klamath Project groundwater levels

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - While groundwater pumping is helping Klamath Project farmers get through a drought, a new study shows pumping is having a dramatic impact on water levels. The U.S. Geological S ...

11 August 2015

Pear harvest ahead of schedule

Written by Taelor Rian, Posted in Local

Talent, Ore. -- This week kicks off the harvest of one of the Rogue Valley's most prized crops, the pear.  Getting to this year's harvest brings relief for some orchardists, but they aren't in the ...