Articles tagged with: Klamath County

18 July 2014

OSP arrests attempted murder suspect

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A Klamath County man wanted for attempted murder is now in jail in Josephine County. Oregon State Police arrested 41 year old Michael Horn in Williams Tuesday, after getting a tip t ...

09 July 2014

Animal abuse investigation

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- A disturbing animal abuse investigation is underway in Klamath Falls. WARNING: Some story content may be disturbing. Animal control says someone is killing and skinning dogs ...

06 June 2014

Klamath County Sheriff gets 'MRAP' armored vehicle

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - It's nearly 10 feet tall, can go 65 miles an hour, and stops bullets. It's a million-dollar vehicle, and it's now in use at the Klamath County Sheriff's Office. During a recent ...

02 June 2014

Fire season begins today in three Southern Oregon counties

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Fire season begins in three counties across Southern Oregon today. Those counties include Jackson, Josephine and Klamath. With the start of fire season, backyard burning and debris ...

28 May 2014

Klamath, Lake county wildfire dispatch operations consolidate

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Fire season in Klamath and Lake counties is expected to go into effect on Monday...and there's a big change this year in the way fire crews will be dispatched. When a wildfire breaks out on Klamath ...

21 May 2014

Klamath County passes 2 levies, hires new commissioner

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Klamath County voters hired a new commissioner, and passed two tax levies Tuesday night. Commissioner-elect Kelley Minty Morris says she'll have one top priority when she takes ...

09 May 2014

More arrests in 'Operation Gold Card' food stamp fraud investigation

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Thursday's raids on food stamp fraud in Klamath Falls was sparked by the "Operation Trojan Horse' investigation, and a suspected money-laundering operation. 'Operation Gold Card' targeted over 60 su ...

08 May 2014

KlaCo Sheriff makes dozens of arrests in EBT money laundering investigation

Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Multiple arrests were made Thursday and many more are expected in connection with a massive case of food stamp fraud. The Klamath County Sheriff's Department says arrest warr ...

02 May 2014

Oregon DHS taking steps to reduce foster home placements

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- There are currently about 250 kids in Klamath County living in foster homes. A new approach is being taken to reduce that number. Jeremy Player of the Oregon Department of Hum ...

01 May 2014

Oregon Department of Human Services roll out new child welfare model

Posted in Local, Regional

The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) Child Welfare Program announced today that three counties are beginning the statewide rollout of a new child protection system designed to keep more chi ...