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26 April 2013

Man "Forbidden" From Contacting City Officials

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Josh Brewer's trouble started when he was charged with a medical marijuana related drug crime in 2009. It was a crime he later beat in the state appeals court three years later which reversed the co ...

26 April 2013

UPDATE: Five Year Old in Hit and Run

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

UPDATE: We're told the child, Sharon Gongora, is having surgery on her fractured skull Saturday, she is currently in fair condition. If you would like to help an email account has been set up at: ...

26 April 2013

4th Graders Get Hands On With Agriculture

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

NBC 5's Kyle Aevermann visited the Jackson County Expo as fourth graders got some hands-on experience in the world of agriculture. From cattle to goats. There were more than 960 hands on deck. Organ ...

26 April 2013

Sprague River Shooting Suspect Arrested

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

One man is dead, another recovering from a stabbing, and one suspect in custody following a wild night of gunfire in Sprague River...Which virtually shut the town down overnight. 25 year old Teel Bl ...

26 April 2013

Southern Oregon Participates in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Posted in Local

Do you have prescribed medication that you're not using, or don't want?Two separate communities are holding a drug take-in event this weekend. Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. T ...

25 April 2013

Clearing a Name; Man's Reversed Conviction Still Haunts Him

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Josh Brewer has struggled to pay bills and support his family. "It's been tough to find a job, can't find a job with drug convictions. They don't hire felons," said Brewer. He's unable to find a jo ...

25 April 2013

Rock Slide Kills Two Workers

Posted in Local

California Transportation officials say two men are dead and another injured, after what's being called a fatal rock slide. NBC5's Jennifer Elliott visited the site of the slide in California and re ...

25 April 2013

Rogue River Man Arrested After Homemade Bomb Explodes

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

Police showed NBC 5 News what was left of a propane bomb that exploded near Fourth and Berglund steets in Rogue River Monday night. "It sounded like a sonic boom and it shook our whole house," sai ...

25 April 2013

'Top Knife' Training Resumes at Kingsley Field

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

While a fighter jet can be a potent weapon, an F-15 can also take a heavy physical toll on the pilots who fly them. The 'Top Knife' training program at Kingsley Field is helping doctors provide bett ...

25 April 2013

Fire Destroys Klamath Falls Home

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

An overheated surge protector is believed to have sparked a fire that left a Klamath Falls family homeless this morning. Scott Rice of Klamath County Fire District #1 reports that the fire broke out ...