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S.O. Close to Homeless: Part Eighteen

Central Point, Ore. –NBC5 News is partnering with Access to start a community discussion, and bring you an in-depth look into the lives of people who are homeless, have been homeless, or who are very close to it. In week 18, we’re …

Child points laser at Portland Police aircraft

Portland, Ore. – Police said they confiscated a laser pointer from a 12-year-old who aimed the device at a Portland Police Bureau aircraft. PPB said the aircraft reported numerous laser strikes during a patrol on Monday just before midnight. Officers responded to …

Lightning storms strike Klamath, Lake counties

A powerful storm peppered the Klamath Basin with lightning Monday night, sparking fires and knocking out power to thousands. The storm rocked Klamath Falls shortly after sundown. “We’re going to be extremely busy today,”said Randall Baley of the Oregon Department of Forestry. …

Girl reported missing out of Grants Pass

Grants Pass, Ore. – Police are asking for any information about a missing Grants Pass girl. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children said 15-year-old Princess Carlson was last seen on July 11, 2017. There have been reports she may be …

Photos: Lightning above Klamath Falls

Brian Gailey Photography shared these dramatic photos of the lightning bolts striking the ground in Klamath Falls on July 24, 2017. You can check out more of Brian’s lightning photography and other works on his website: http://www.briangailey.com

Narrow Medford road closes for expansion

Medford, Ore. – A thoroughfare expansion project is prompting a months-long closure of Lozier Lane. The City of Medford said the road will be closed between Prune Street and West Mains Street for construction from July 25 through November 17. Oregon Mainline …

Renting out parking for Country Crossing

Central Point, Ore. — If you’re heading to the Country Crossing Music Festival, you’re probably thinking about parking. Residents in Central Point that live close to the Jackson County Expo have begun renting out spaces. Normally, this is not allowed. Matt Samitore, …

Experts: If you hear thunder, seek shelter

Jackson County, Ore. – With widespread thunderstorms expected in our area, experts are issuing a warning directed toward anyone out enjoying southern Oregon lakes and rivers. The Army Corps of Engineers said while the storms are beautiful from a distance, they can …
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