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18 March 2014

Eagle Point man to spend 37-years in prison for child sex abuse

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Eagle Point, Ore. -- 43-year-old Christopher Keith Hammer, of Eagle Point, is the man who will spend the next 37-years in prison for producing child pornography after a judged handed down the senten ...

18 March 2014

Community comes together to raise money for Medford couple

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The community is coming together tonight to raise money to help offset medical bills for a Medford couple injured in a car accident last weekend. A couple's family friend, Krystle B ...

18 March 2014

Klamath Falls adopts medical marijuana dispensary ordinance

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- The city of Klamath Falls gives a cautious 'green light' to medical marijuana dispensaries...but the Klamath County commissioners are taking an even more cautious approach. Th ...

18 March 2014

Public safety funding crisis

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

It's being called a public safety crisis... counties across Oregon are pinching pennies to keep jails, police, and sheriff's departments running. "Like Columbia and Curry that are seriously consider ...

17 March 2014

Inmate's 'fall' highlights jail's medical cost woes

Posted in Local, Economy

Grants Pass, Ore. -- (Grants Pass Daily Courier) Highlighting the high cost of health care for inmates, authorities say a female prisoner at the Josephine County Jail recently faked a fall and then ...

17 March 2014

Grants Pass man arrested for attempted murder

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- A Grants Pass man is charged with attempted murder after allegedly firing his handgun Sunday. Grants Pass Police say Mike Lairson was walking with his girlfriend into the Del M ...

17 March 2014

Professor: "There is right now a climate of fear at SOU"

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy

Ashland, Ore. -- Faculty, staff and administration at Southern Oregon University have been tight-lipped even during a process that could result in top administrators losing their jobs. NBC 5 News ha ...

17 March 2014

Ashland's season not affecting expansion plan

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Economy

Ashland, Ore. -- For the first time in 50 years Mt. Ashland called it a season before even opening their lifts. The decision affected 2,500 season pass holders, but General Manager Kim Clark said i ...

17 March 2014

Missing elderly Myrtle Creek man found dead

Posted in Local

Update (9:10am 03/18): The Douglas County Sheriff's Office reported on their Facebook page that Young's vehicle was located at around 6:30pm Monday in Umpqua Oregon. Sheriff's Deputies, Fire Distri ...

16 March 2014

Armed robbery at Stop N' Shop

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- The Medford Police Department said they have arrested one of the two Stop N' Shop robbery suspects.  24-year-old Demario Aundre Jackson has been arrested and charged with Robbery in ...