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29 April 2014

Homeownership slips to 18 year low

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local, Economy

Phoenix, Ore. -- It's part of the American dream: owning a home, but a new report from the Census Bureau says home-ownership is at an eighteen year low. "We wiped out all of our savings trying to sa ...

29 April 2014

JaCo jail deputies working overtime to cover new expansion

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says while they're staffed and prepared for the new jail expansion. Some deputies will have to work overtime, at least for now. Jail Commander ...

29 April 2014

Voter registration deadline is midnight tonight

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Time is running out to register for the May 20 primary election. Today is the deadline and also the last day to change your party affiliation. Registration cards postmarked by today ...

29 April 2014

Fire spreads through aprtment complex near North Medford High School

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- An apartment complex on North Keene Way Drive caught fire at around 2:30am Tuesday morning. Medford Fire officials say the fire was relatively small, but it was burning by an air v ...

28 April 2014

JaCo Sheriff's Deupties respond to possible drive-by shooting in White City

Posted in Local

White City, Ore. -- Jackson County Sheriff's Deputies are searching for two cars involved in a possible drive-by shooting. People who live near Atlantic and Avenue H called 911 Saturday saying they ...

28 April 2014

Voters helping educate voters on proposed GMO measure

Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Measure 15-119, is a proposed ban on genetically modified crops on the upcoming May ballot.  The measure is complicated and is also a very controversial topic.Executive Director of ...

28 April 2014

SOU's Mary Cullinan named finalist for presidency at Ohio college

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- The president of Southern Oregon University is a finalist for a job in Ohio. Mary Cullinan sent out a campus wide email Monday to all students and staff. NBC5 News was able to obt ...

28 April 2014

Twist of fate and act of heroism save elderly man's life

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Central Point, Ore. -- A 78-year-old man was sent to the hospital Sunday afternoon after he was pulled from his burning home by two young men who are being called heroes. As of Monday, Jackson Count ...

28 April 2014

Behind the scenes with Josephine County Sheriff's Deputy

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- A massive reduction in government provided timber funds has created a dire situation for law enforcement in Josephine County. Sheriff Gil Gilbertson said crime is running r ...

28 April 2014

Klamath Community College to offer pilot training program

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- An aviation science program will soon be taking off at Klamath Community College. KCC will be hosting an open house, and job expo on Tuesday for the kickoff. KCC will offer th ...