Articles tagged with: oregon

19 December 2014

Oregon minimum wage to be raised in 2015

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Ore. --- Minimum wage is going up next year in 21 states and Oregon is one of them.The Employment Policies Institute released the numbers Thursday; Oregon is raising minimum wage from $9.10 an hour ...

19 December 2014

Ruch community school releases salmon into the Rogue River

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Ruch, Ore. --- Dozens of students from Ruch community school released baby Chinook salmon into the Rogue River Thursday.For the past three months the students have been studying and raising the salm ...

18 December 2014

Woman hospitalized after car accident in White City

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White City, Ore. --- A woman was hospitalized following a two-vehicle accident in White City Wednesday evening.You can see the mangled cars in the photo, Oregon State Police say the Sedan was making ...

18 December 2014

Idaho fugitive pleas no contest

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Medford, Ore. --- A no contest plea for the out-of-state fugitive who police say charged them with his truck back in March.Wayne Pearson and Shavon Willard were wanted fugitives out-of Idaho when th ...

18 December 2014

Local man behind bars for theft charges

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Medford, Ore. --- Authorities say 53 year old Richard Wadley stole thousands of dollars in high-end hunting and fishing equipment from a car on Sunset Avenue on December 9th. Wadley apparently sold ...

17 December 2014

Portland man accused of throwing pipe bombs during police chase

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Portland, Ore. -- A manhunt is underway in Portland for a man accused of throwing pipe bombs out of his car during a police chase. Officers say 43-year-old Neal Panschow took off  when they tried t ...

16 December 2014

Facebook tip helps track down two dine-and-dashers

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Rogue River, Ore. -- Social media comes to the rescue again. This time Facebook helped Rogue River police track down an alleged dine-and-dash duo.Police say thanks to social media they caught up wit ...

16 December 2014

Nordstrom fires employee for violent Facebook post

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Portland, Ore. --- Nordstrom fired a worker in Portland who advocated killing police officers on his personal Facebook page. Nordstrom is doing damage control after a comment posted by an employee o ...

16 December 2014

Grants Pass police now equipt with body cams

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Grants Pass, Ore. --- Camera technology is also helping police in Grants Pass, two years after a pilot project to have police use body cameras.At a cost of about $500 each these cameras replaced old ...

16 December 2014

Security cameras stolen in Grants Pass

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Grants Pass, Ore. --- Grants Pass police are seeing a rash of security camera thefts stolen from outside businesses. Police have yet to pin down a motive, but believe the thieves are looking for qui ...