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08 May 2015

Grants Pass man sentenced to jail after beating wife with baseball bat

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Grants Pass, Ore. -- A Grants Pass man has been sentenced to more than 9 years in jail for allegedly beating his wife with a baseball bat. 32-year-old Wesley Michael Breymann was sentenced to 111 m ...

08 May 2015

Art in Bloom preparing for this weekend, road closures in Medford

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Medford, Ore. -- Medford will be blossoming with activity this Mother's Day weekend during the annual Art in Bloom. The event doesn't officially start until Saturday, May 9th, but some road closures ...

07 May 2015

Ashland boy passes on after tough battle with cancer

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This is a difficult story to report, 13 year old Ashland boy Alex Shepherd passed away Tuesday night after a tough battle with cancer.  Last December NBC 5 met with his family as the community rall ...

07 May 2015

Long time Ashland child care facility could shut down

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Medford, Ore. -- UPDATE: The students at Southern Oregon University have spoken and they've chosen to keep funding an SOU child care facility. After 25 years of being open, the SOU Schneider Childre ...

07 May 2015

Oregon Senate passes bill to ban conversion therapy

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Salem, Ore. -- In a 21 to 8 vote, the Oregon Senate has voted to ban conversion therapy for gay and transgender teens. Conversion therapy is the process of trying to change a person's sexual orient ...

07 May 2015

JACO Sheriff's Office trying to build relationship with LGBTQ community

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Medford, Ore. --- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is reaching out to the LGBTQ community in hopes of building a stronger relationship.They will be hosting an interactive seminar to help train de ...

07 May 2015

NBA star Kyle Singler returns to Rogue Valley for basketball tournament

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Medford, Ore. --- NBA star and Medford native Kyle Singler is in the Rogue Valley for this weekend's ninth annual Singler southern Oregon open.The basketball tournament started as a senior project f ...

07 May 2015

Jury rules in favor of Jackson County in civil suit alleging deputy used excessive force

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Medford, Ore. --- A jury rules in favor of Jackson County in a civil suit filed by a man who sustained injuries while in the county jail in 2011.A civil lawsuit alleged that when Jon Williams was br ...

07 May 2015

Eagle Point teen accidentally shot in the arm

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Update (5/7 3:48pm) Eagle Point Police Chief Vern Thompson says the 17-year- old's friend is the one who accidentally shot him. Chief Thompson says they found this out when they were questioning the ...

07 May 2015

Man arrested for allegedly robbing a Grants Pass gas station

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Grants Pass, Ore. -- Police in Grants Pass arrest a man they believe is responsible for an armed robbery. The incident happened on Wednesday just after 7 p.m. at the Arco Station at 7th and M stree ...