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18 February 2015

Two Pit Bull mix dogs stolen from JoCo animal shelter

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore.--  Henry and Spud, two Pit Bull mix dogs were stolen from the Josephine County Animal Shelter early Wednesday morning. Josephine County Sheriff's Deputies said it was a man and wo ...

18 February 2015

History hiding in plain sight: Josephine County's first dedicated hospital

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- On Wednesday, NBC5 News aired part three of our five part series highlighting structures in the Rogue Valley some people might not know about. Times have changed for one buildin ...

18 February 2015

City of Ashland one step closer to welcome center

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Sharon Miranda has lived in her Ashland home for over a decade. She picked the location for peace and quiet, but now she's just waiting for that to change. "I feel completely dumped ...

18 February 2015

Chiloquin man gets 8 year sentence on burglary, theft charges

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - A Chiloquin man who went on a burglary spree that led to a lengthy standoff near Olene a year ago was sentenced to over 8 years in prison on Wednesday. Police say Cylise Atchle ...

18 February 2015

Eagle Point High School put on lockdown

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Eagle Point, Ore. --- Eagle Point High School was put on lock down as SWAT teams served a search warrant in a neighborhood next to the school.The Jackson County Sheriff's Office won't say much about ...

18 February 2015

University of Oregon student dies from possible bacterial infection

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Eugene, Ore. --- The University of Oregon says a freshman died unexpectedly after requiring medical attention.  18-year-old Lauren Jones was a member of the acrobatics and tumbling team. A universi ...

18 February 2015

Parents charged with murder after 7-week-old infant dies

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Glendale, Ore. --- The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says a seven-week-old infant died from starvation.On January 22nd, first responders were called to a home on the 800 block of Willis Avenue in ...

18 February 2015

Oregon OLCC holding local meeting for recreational marijuana

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(Updated 2/19 11:01am) Ashland, Ore. --- Hundreds of people packed an Ashland meeting hall to discuss how marijuana should be regulated. On July 1st of this year, recreational use will become legal ...

18 February 2015

Man who claimed officers beat him up, caught in lie

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Eugene, Ore. --- A man who claimed detectives beat him up was caught telling a tall tale.Aleksander Tomaszewski said detectives in Lane County, Oregon, gave him two black eyes last month while being ...

18 February 2015

Kate Brown, Oregon's 38th Governor sworn in

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Salem, Ore. -- John Kitzhaber's resignation as Governor of Oregon becomes effective today. Secretary of State Kate Brown was sworn in as the 38th Governor of Oregon this morning at the Oregon State ...