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17 January 2013

State Offices and DMV Closed Friday Due To Furlough

Posted in Local

State offices will be closed tomorrow for the 8th mandatory "Furlough Friday" in this 2011-2013 budget cycle.  Each of the furlough days saves the state an estimated 2 million dollars. State polic ...

17 January 2013

Ashland City Council Approves Ausland Bid, Plaza Redesign Continues

Posted in Local

The contract has been approved, and the next step in the Lithia Plaza redesign will begin  in downtown Ashland soon. The Ashland City Council is giving the Ausland Group the green light, approving ...

17 January 2013

Rogue RIver Teens Face Felony Charges For Mail Theft

Posted in Local

Two rogue river teens could be facing federal charges after being arrested for mail theft. 19 year old Jacob Loper, and a 17 year old boy, both from rogue river, are facing multiple felony charges f ...

17 January 2013

NBC5 Exclusive: Homecoming for Jazz Artist, Behind the Scenes with Chris Botti

Posted in Local

An internationally acclaimed musician, Grammy Award winner and Oregon musical favorite son made a stop in Medford tonight.  Temperatures dipped below freezing  outside, but inside Medford's Crater ...

16 January 2013

Local Law Enforcement Reacts to Gun Control Plan

Posted in Local, Politics, Regional

Despite President Obama's push to ban assault weapons, some Southern Oregon Sheriffs vow to uphold the constitution. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters says he will not support a ban on assault wea ...

16 January 2013

Obama Unveils Gun Control Plan

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local, U.S. & World News, Politics

It's the most sweeping change to firearms laws in nearly two decades.

16 January 2013

A Killer Cold

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

A killer cold continues here at home. With 2 hypothermia deaths in the last couple of weeks police are getting the word out - shelters are available... no one should have to brave these frigid temps ...

16 January 2013

Morning Crash Kills 18-Year-Old

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Around 8:15 Wednesday morning, police said 18-year-old Shelbi Stevens who was driving a 1985 Volkswagen Jetta, lost control around the 5900 block of North Foothills Road in Central Point. According ...

16 January 2013

Wood Stove Patrols

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

The air quality in Klamath Falls has been so bad this week that residents are being asked to hold off on firing up their wood stoves, even in single-digit temperatures. There's even a 'wood stove co ...

16 January 2013

New State Wide Toll Free Number For Senior and Disabled Services

Posted in Local

Oregon's Aging and Disability resource connection... (ARDC)... has opened a state-wide toll free number. The number is 1-855-ORE-ARDC...or 1-855-673-2732 The number is available as a single resource ...