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02 May 2014

Douglas County couple arrested, accused in abuse of disabled brother

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Tiller, Ore. -- A Douglas County couple is facing charges tonight for allegedly abusing a family member with down syndrome. Detectives arrested Joseph Crumpton and his girlfriend Ginger Gramberg T ...

02 May 2014

Ashland to vote on 94 acre development plan

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Politics

Ashland, Ore. -- Tuesday, May 6th, the Ashland City Council will vote on adopting the Normal Neighborhood Plan. It's a refined version of a 1960's development plan sitting on 94-acres of private pro ...

02 May 2014

Washington man arrested, accused in rape of JoCo girl

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Josephine County, Ore. -- A Washington state man is arrested in Josephine County after investigators say he raped a 13 year-old girl. Oregon State Police say 22 year-old Shawn Allen Ware, of Chehal ...

02 May 2014

JaCo ballots to hit mailboxes this Saturday

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Clerk, Chris Walker, said the GMO issue is part of the reason for a surge in registered voters. She said more people registered for this primary than the last pre ...

02 May 2014

Rough year at SOU could hurt Cullinan's new job prospect

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- It was on Tuesday that NBC5 News first reported that Southern Oregon University President Dr. Mary Cullinan is one of three finalists for the presidency at Youngstown State Universi ...

02 May 2014

Tractors roll in support to ban GMO's

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- 18 tractors from various Jackson County farms rolled through downtown Medford Friday afternoon, expressing their views on ballot measure 15-119.  "18 days, 18 trailers. All the fa ...

02 May 2014

Huddleston pleads guilty to new charge

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Weeks after being found guilty of murder in the 2012 death of his wife Kristy, Bourne Huddleston accepted a plea deal on a separate indictment Friday afternoon.Huddleston plead guil ...

02 May 2014

Oregon DHS taking steps to reduce foster home placements

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- There are currently about 250 kids in Klamath County living in foster homes. A new approach is being taken to reduce that number. Jeremy Player of the Oregon Department of Hum ...

02 May 2014

Final phase makes U.S. Cellular Park largest in the USA

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Medford, Ore. -- Medford Parks and Recreation broke ground on the fourth and final phase at U.S. Cellular Community Park announcing construction of three additional fields. Once complete, Medford wi ...

02 May 2014

Alleged trafficker busted after 2 month investigation

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Medford, Ore. -- After a two month long investigation, officers attempted to arrest a Phoenix man for drug trafficking, but end up taking him to the hospital instead. They say 55 year old Stephen Gr ...