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22 July 2014

Severe weather hits the Rogue Valley

Posted in Local, Weather

Lightning, thunder, and some very heavy rain hitting the area. Perhaps no town hit harder than Ashland earlier this evening where we're told the rain was so heavy caused some cars to stall and eve ...

22 July 2014

Delving into the mind of a serial arsonist

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford Police said they're treating Monday afternoon's fire in downtown as an arson, bringing the number of arson cases to 18 since late June. Monday's fire damaged some siding to ...

22 July 2014

Klamath Community Watch

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A Facebook page in Klamath Falls is helping to rekindle community interest in crime prevention...and the group now has over 2000 followers. Patti McMann has been moderating the ...

22 July 2014

Man arrested in connection with Ashland gas station robbery

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. --- A man suspected of robbing an Ashland gas station at gun point in February is behind bars. Ashland police arrested Francisco Javier Mercado-Chavez. He is suspected of robbing the ...

21 July 2014

Gold Hill City Councilors fighting the recall

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Gold Hill, Ore.--  Monday, four of six city council members turned in a statement of justification in response to a recall petition. "I decided not to resign because there was no need for it," said ...

21 July 2014

ODF fire lookouts watch for lightning and thunderstorms

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Weather

Soda Mountain, Ore. -- The threat for thunderstorms has fire crews across Southern Oregon relying on lookouts in remote areas. They're perched in higher elevations to report any lightning-caused fir ...

21 July 2014

Suspicious fire in downtown Medford

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Police are investigating whether or not another suspicious fire in downtown Medford is the work of a serial arsonist. Medford firefighters responded to the house fire in an alleyway ...

21 July 2014

Klamath Falls - a tale of two cities

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - What is the population of Klamath Falls?  That simple question doesn't have a simple answer...but it could have a big impact on the future of Klamath Falls. The population que ...

21 July 2014

ODFW urging public to not take in baby deer

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- This summer, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is running into a big problem: people picking up, what they believe, are abandoned fawns. NBC5's Jennifer Elliott explains why OD ...

20 July 2014

Former Governor Vic Atiyeh passes away

Posted in Local, Politics, Regional

Portland, Ore. -- Former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh has died. The former governor died at 8:15 p.m. Sunday at Portland's Providence St. Vincent Medical Center from complications from renal failure. ...