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08 March 2012

Why Was Emptage A Foster Parent?

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

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NBC-5 News broke the story Wednesday that the man accused of holding a one year old in scalding water causing first and second degree burns has a prior criminal record.    But how could a man arr ...

08 March 2012

Report Crimes Via Text Messaging

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It's the first of it's kind here in Southern Oregon, a new technology that allows the public to text anonymous crime tips to the Medford police. Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement team, also kno ...

08 March 2012

Venezuelan Search

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

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An international team has now been searching for the crash site of a missionary pilot in Venezuela for the past three years.  The Klamath County Sheriff was recently called in to assist with that s ...

08 March 2012

Talent Councilman E.J. McManus Faces Full Legal Review

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The Talent city council has put off a decision on whether to dismiss Councilman E.J. McManus-- until a full legal review of the move can be completed. The council voted, 3-2, Wednesday night to auth ...

08 March 2012

City of Ashland Receives Large Federal Grant

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The city of Ashland has won a Federal Government grant  totaling over $250,000 to help prevent wildfires in the Ashland Watershed.  About $200,000 of the grant will be used to thin trees and brush ...

08 March 2012

Medford Man Faces Grand Jury; Leads Police on High-Speed Chase, Shoot-Out

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A preliminary hearing is scheduled for a Medford man who led police on a high speed chase through two states-- ending in a shoot-out.Albert Anthony Smith will go before a Grand Jury this morning fac ...

08 March 2012

Winston-Dillard Recall Thursday

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Voters in the Winston-Dillard Fire District have until 8:00 p.m. Thursday night to get their ballots in to the county elections office. County officials say that as of Tuesday,  they had received a ...

07 March 2012

Student Carries Loaded Gun on Campus

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 A school community on edge as a student brings a handgun to North Medford High School, nearly prompting a lockdown.      Tonight how that situation was contained and what parents and classmate ...

07 March 2012

17-Year-Old Carries Gun on Campus

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Medford Police say it could have been a lot worse around 3:00 in the afternoon on Tuesday, when a student at North Medford High School carried a loaded 38-caliber revolver in the waistband of his pa ...

07 March 2012

Skyrocketing Gas in Oregon? It's Worse in California.

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

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For Oregonians, prices at the pump are painful. "It's probably going to kill us all," said Medford resident Chris Moye, who said he wouldn't be surprised if gas hit $5 per gallon by summer. Gas Pric ...