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18 February 2015

Eagle Point High School put on lockdown

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Eagle Point, Ore. --- Eagle Point High School was put on lock down as SWAT teams served a search warrant in a neighborhood next to the school.The Jackson County Sheriff's Office won't say much about ...

18 February 2015

University of Oregon student dies from possible bacterial infection

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Eugene, Ore. --- The University of Oregon says a freshman died unexpectedly after requiring medical attention.  18-year-old Lauren Jones was a member of the acrobatics and tumbling team. A universi ...

18 February 2015

Parents charged with murder after 7-week-old infant dies

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Glendale, Ore. --- The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says a seven-week-old infant died from starvation.On January 22nd, first responders were called to a home on the 800 block of Willis Avenue in ...

18 February 2015

Oregon OLCC holding local meeting for recreational marijuana

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(Updated 2/19 11:01am) Ashland, Ore. --- Hundreds of people packed an Ashland meeting hall to discuss how marijuana should be regulated. On July 1st of this year, recreational use will become legal ...

18 February 2015

Man who claimed officers beat him up, caught in lie

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Eugene, Ore. --- A man who claimed detectives beat him up was caught telling a tall tale.Aleksander Tomaszewski said detectives in Lane County, Oregon, gave him two black eyes last month while being ...

18 February 2015

Kate Brown, Oregon's 38th Governor sworn in

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Salem, Ore. -- John Kitzhaber's resignation as Governor of Oregon becomes effective today. Secretary of State Kate Brown was sworn in as the 38th Governor of Oregon this morning at the Oregon State ...

17 February 2015

Pastor with ties to Rogue Valley works in Middle East while ISIS is nearby

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- For the last eight years Bristow Hood and his family have been living in Jordan which borders Iraq. Hood is a Christian Pastor from Colorado. Most recently working with refugee child ...

17 February 2015

History hiding in plain sight: Ashland column's significance revealed

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- If you look closely, all around the Rogue Valley you'll notice remnants of the past. On Tuesday NBC5 News aired part two of our special five part series highlighting historical stru ...

17 February 2015

Hydrologist says warm weather now, consequences later

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- While much of the country has spent the past couple weeks being pounded by snow, here in the Rogue Valley we're being spoiled with unusually warm temperatures. But National Weather ...

17 February 2015

Myrtle Creek teen kills daughter, then himself

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Myrtle Creek, Ore. -- A Myrtle Creek man shot and killed his infant daughter before turning the gun on himself. Our NBC affiliate in Eugene reports that police had been searching for 19-year-old Sh ...