Articles tagged with: Oregon

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

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

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

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 ...

18 July 2014

Washington wildfire

Pateros, Wash. --- (NBC News) The wildfires of north central Washington State have forced authorities to cut off access to the area."it looks like we're trapped because they just closed the road tha ...

18 July 2014

States sue 5-Hour Energy over ad claims

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

Portland, Ore.  --- (KGW News) Two attorneys general from the Northwest have sued the companies responsible for the popular 5-Hour Energy drink, alleging they engaged in deceptive advertising.The O ...

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 ...

17 July 2014

Officer involved shooting in Reedsport

Posted in Local

Reedsport, Ore. -- An officer involved shooting in Reedsport has the Douglas County Major Crimes Team activated tonight. According to Oregon State Police a man exchanged gunfire with officers at a ...

17 July 2014

Former sheriff's candidate Bob Sergi has been fired

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- A Jackson County Sheriff's Lieutenant who ran for sheriff against his boss and incumbent Mike Winters in May has been fired from the department.   Lt. Bob Sergi was let go Monday ...