Articles tagged with: Oregon

12 June 2015

Teens involved in fatal speed racing accident facing manslaughter charges

Posted in Local

Pleasant Hill, Ore. --- Two teenagers accused of speed racing and killing a pedestrian are being charged with manslaughter. Police say the two 17-year-old men were arrested around 5:00 p.m. on Thurs ...

12 June 2015

No charges filed against driver who killed pedestrian in Talent

Posted in Local

Talent, Ore. --- No charges will be filed against a driver who killed a pedestrian. The Jackson County DA's office announced this morning that there's insufficient evidence to support criminal culpa ...

12 June 2015

Medford City Council moving towards banning outdoor marijuana grows

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Medford City Councilor's are following in the footsteps of their Grants Pass counterparts, in considering banning outdoor marijuana grows.Last night the council discussed how they ...

12 June 2015

MPD: Number of mental health holds up by nearly17%

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Medford Police say mental health holds are up almost 17% so far this year.That’s compared with last year, when police took nearly 490 people taken into custody on a mental health ...

12 June 2015

Charges against former boy scout leader accused of sex abuse, dropped

Posted in Local

Prineville, Ore. --- All charges have been dropped against a former Prineville Boy Scout leader accused of molesting a young scout.37-year-old James Allen Wilson was indicted in April of last year o ...

12 June 2015

New bill may make it easier for people with prior arrests to get a job

Posted in Regional, Politics

Ore. --- People with prior arrests or convictions may soon have an easier time getting a job.The Oregon Senate passed House Bill 30-25 or the "ban the box" legislation with a vote of 21 to eight.  ...

12 June 2015

Portland woman receives life saving procedure while pregnant

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- (KGW) Cardiologists with the Providence Heart and Vascular Institute in Portland, Oregon have successfully used a novel procedure to replace a woman's damaged heart valve while sh ...

11 June 2015

Investigation continues on fatal speed racing accident

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Oregon State Police are still investigating Wednesday's crash where a pedestrian was killed near Pleasant Hill. Police say two cars were allegedly speed racing westbound near the 3 ...

11 June 2015

Fatal logging accident in Myrtle Creek

Posted in Regional

Myrtle Creek, Ore. --- The Coos County Sheriff's Office says a 45-year-old Myrtle Creek man has died in a logging accident.The Sheriff's office says a load of logs was being pulled to a log landing ...

11 June 2015

Records show maijuana sales in Washington and Colorado over $500 million

Posted in U.S. & World News

Recreational sales of marijuana in Washington and Colorado have topped a combined $500 million.That's according to government officials and researchers evaluating the impacts of legalizing marijuana ...