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04 December 2012

Federal Civil Suit Filed Against Little Butte Elementary School Teacher

Posted in Local

A federal civil suit has been filed against a former teacher and councilor at Little Butte Elementary school in Eagle Point. Filed on Monday in a U.S. District Court, the suit alleges that teacher J ...

03 December 2012

Small to Moderate Earthquakes Hit Region; "Big One" on the Way

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Regional

***Update: According to the U.S. Geological Survey, Anchorage, Alaska was hit by a magnitude 5.8 earthquake Monday evening.*** Let's be honest, normally you don't wake up worrying about a big earthq ...

03 December 2012

High Waters

Posted in Local

Flooding a major fear as storm after storm soaks the Pacific Northwest and another moves in tonight. . In our region alone major rivers overflowed their edges, urban areas experienced flash flooding ...

03 December 2012

Wheeler Gets Life In Prison

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

Life in prison. That's how long Jeffrey Wheeler will spend behind bars for the 2011 murder of Jessica Bethany. NBC-5's Craig Smullin was in court as the sentencing was read.

03 December 2012

Medford Fire Destroys Property

Posted in Local

Around 2:30 Monday morning fire crews responded to an apartment complex off Main street in Medford. The apartment's car-port, with three vehicles and one boat inside, was completely engulfed in flam ...

03 December 2012

US Supreme Court To Review Oregon Logging Case

Posted in Local

On Monday, the US Supreme Court will hear arguments from a lawsuit surrounding Oregon water. The issue at large is whether clean water act permits should be required for active Oregon logging road ...

03 December 2012

Overnight Carport Fire Evacuates Entire Apartment Complex

Posted in Local

Officials are working to determine the cause of an overnight carport fire, threatening nearby apartments, and causing mass evacuations.       We're told several calls were made about a structu ...

03 December 2012

Wheeler To Be Sentenced Monday In Jessica Bethany Murder Case

Posted in Local

Sentencing for the man convicted in last year's murder of Jessica Bethany is set to begin in just a few hours. In November, Jeffrey Wheeler changed his plea to guilty to killing Jessica Bethany. On ...

02 December 2012

Medford Police Look for Gun-Wielding Shilo Inn Robber

Posted in Local

Authorities are on the hunt for a man they say robbed the Medford Shilo Inn at gun point. At around 10 Sunday night, authorities say a man came into the Shilo Inn with a handgun, and stole an undisc ...

02 December 2012

Easter Seals Recover From Flooding

Posted in Local

After a weekend of wet weather tonight a non-profit organization that typically helps the disabled, needs help of their own after water flooded their building. Digging out trenches. That's the only ...