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22 July 2014

Lightning causes more than 20 fires in the Rogue Valley

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Weather

Jacksonville, Ore.--  Cindy Furrow experienced first-hand what a lightning storm can do a tree in her backyard took a direct hit. "It was too close to my house. Glad I was home when it happened, ...

03 July 2014

Oregon State Police arrest Cave Junction murder suspect

Posted in Local, Regional

Update (7/23 10:30 a.m.) Following a citizen's tip Wednesday morning, Oregon State Police (OSP) arrested 44 year old Daniel Joseph Martinson who was wanted on a felony warrant for Murder related to ...

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

New study shows wildfire seasons getting worse

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A new analysis shows wildfire seasons are getting longer and more devastating. The data released by an independent group of scientists called Climate Central looked at the past 44 y ...

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

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 ...

23 July 2014

Virtual Neighborhood Watch

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

    Cave Junction, Ore -- An alleged murderer is behind bars and it's all thanks to a call from an informed citizen.   A couple of Facebook groups may be to thank for spreading the word about D ...

23 July 2014

Specialized leg brace saves goat's life

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Jacksonville, Ore. -- A Medford company that makes prosthetics fulfilled an unusual request, saving a goat's life. Katrina Hinnewinkel owns six goats. One of them is Pete. She said Pete is the leade ...

23 July 2014

Local Unsolved Mysteries: the David Grubbs murder

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- A brutal murder case has gone cold almost three years after the investigation began. As part of NBC5's special series, Local Unsolved Mysteries, we reexamined 23-year-old David Grub ...

23 July 2014

Sprague River fire victims seek relief

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - "Help us to rebuild."  That's the request made to the Klamath County Commissioners from those hit by last week's fire in Sprague River. Ken Petersen was one of 17 homeowners w ...