Regional

15 January 2014

Gun confiscations at airports on the rise

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The Transportation Security Administration is releasing new information this morning regarding the number of times passengers with guns were stopped at Oregon airports, including right here in Medfo ...

12 January 2014

Counseling gang members just after they've been shot

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A program at one Portland hospital is reporting success by bringing gang members together with counselors at just the right moment -- that is, immediately after they've been shot. Counselors call it ...

10 January 2014

Protecting your accounts after Target data breach

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Target announced Friday morning that the number of customers affected by a data breach during the holiday shopping season was much higher than previously thought. Last month, Target announced that a ...

08 January 2014

Oregon Parks & Rec. looks to ban smoking in State Parks, seeking public comment

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The Oregon Parks and Recreation department wants to hear from you on a proposed cigarette ban in all state parks. They held a public meeting at the Josephine Community Library in Grants Pass Tuesda ...

08 January 2014

Body Washes Up On Oregon Beach

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Oregon State Police are investigating, after they say a body was found on a Northern Oregon Beach. Reports indicate the body was discovered Tuesday morning on Gleneden Beach, near Lincoln City. The ...

07 January 2014

Flu Kills 5-Year-Old

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(KGW) Oregon's emergency rooms are quickly filling up with flu patients, and the outbreak has already proven fatal. A 5-year-old boy from Eugene died from the flu at Oregon Health & Science Univers ...

06 January 2014

Ski Industry Praying For Snow After Record Dry Year

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(KSOR) Many areas around the region have gotten half of their average snowfall or less. That's got Northwest ski resorts, many of which haven't even opened yet, nervously waiting for snow. So are t ...

02 January 2014

New law: Oregon teens bypass DMV driving test with driving school

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Regional, Local, Politics

Teens still need to pass a test, but they can do it with a certified instructor and 100 driving hours under their belt. NBC 5's Roma Villavicencio files this report.

02 January 2014

Eureka Priest Found Murdered, Suspect In Custody

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(KIEM) A murder investigation is underway in Eureka, California as the community learns about the death of Rev. Eric Freed of St. Bernard's Catholic Church. Eureka's Police Chief Any Mills said th ...

01 January 2014

1st Day of Recreational Marijuana Use in Colorado Turning Heads in Oregon

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Regional

The new year always brings new laws and in Colorado you can now buy marijuana and use it recreationally. Marijuana has been legalized in Washington and Colorado, but Wednesday was the first day folk ...