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Deaths under investigation in Josephine County

Kerby, Ore. – Police in Josephine County found two people dead inside their home Friday morning. According to Oregon State Police, detectives responded to the 24000 block of Redwood Highway in Kerby. There, they found two “male subjects” dead inside their residence, …

Two earthquakes recorded off N. California coast

Humboldt County, Calif. – Two earthquakes struck off the northern California coast Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. At around 9:45 a.m., a magnitude 3.3 quake was shook within 50 miles of the shore of Ferndale, California. A second, larger magnitude …

McCain comes out against Republican health care bill

Washington, D.C. – Republican Senator John McCain announced Friday he’ll vote “no” on the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, putting the legislation in peril. McCain said the bill that would remake the country’s health care system lacked the necessary debate and committee time. …

ODOT: I-84 may open by this weekend

Ainsworth State Park, Ore. (KOIN) – At Oneonta Gorge, thousands of small rocks littered the entrance. The Tunnel–still scorched. And you could still see smoke in the distance. “It’s natural to have fire go through forest ecosystems,” said Rachel Pawlits, a U.S. …

4-year-old found after massive search in Minnesota

Rice County, Minn. (KTTC) – A 4-year-old Minnesota girl was found safe early Wednesday morning after she disappeared Tuesday evening from her home. The Rice County Sheriff’s Office says 4-year-old Sawyer Hanson was found at 1:36 a.m. Wednesday about half a mile …

Missing Maryland teen may be in Portland

Portland, Ore. – Police believe a missing Maryland girl may be in Oregon. According the Federal Bureau of Investigation, 16-year-old Magdalen Pixler went missing from her Hagerston, Maryland home on August 8, 2017. Investigators believe she may be in the Portland-metro area. …

Woman arrested for trafficking methamphetamine

Grants Pass, Ore. – A Grants Pass woman was arrested on drug trafficking charges. On August 29, police executed a search warrant where they found eight pounds of crystal methamphetamine, packing materials, scales and over $52,000. According to the Grants Pass Department …
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