Salem, Ore.- Oregon’s House approved legislation Wednesday to ban the practice of “lunch shaming” in schools. HB 3454 is modeled after similar laws adopted in other states that are meant to prevent students from being publicly embarrassed when their parents ...

Ashland, Ore., — Ashland City Council is looking to expand the smoking ban in its downtown area. The council banned sitting on curbs, smoking and panhandling last year. The new ordinance would expand those rules to Lithia Way and Pioneer ...

Washington, D.C.- U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, (D) Oregon, is reacting after several news agencies, including Reuters and NBC, reported President Donald Trump is expected to sign executive orders starting on Wednesday that include a temporary ban on most refugees and ...

Abington, Mass. (NECN) — A Massachusetts community is asking stores not to sell certain items to kids under the age of 18 ahead of Halloween. Police in Abington sent a letter to businesses with a list of items which included ...

Medford, Ore. — More local school districts are addressing the creepy clown epidemic springing up across the country. The Eagle Point and Grants Pass School Districts are banning clown costumes from district locations. NBC5 News told you Thursday the Medford ...

Medford, Ore. — A medical marijuana grower is being fined $250 every day for having more plants than the city of Medford allows. The limitation on outdoor marijuana grows was put in place last November, restricting both medical and recreational growers ...

Medford, Ore. — Medford is joining the growing list of Southern Oregon communities considering restrictions on marijuana following the 2014 legalization of the drug. Thursday, the Medford City Council voted 6 to 1 in favor of putting a measure on ...

Medford, Ore. — Oregon US Senator Ron Wyden met with doctors, district attorneys and non-profit directors Tuesday to get their input on gun violence in Southern Oregon. It’s a small piece of a much larger puzzle that the senator hopes to ...

Ashland, Ore. — Smoking on downtown Ashland’s public sidewalks will be prohibited starting Friday. The smoking ban prohibits anyone from smoking within 10 feet of a public sidewalk, dining area, the downtown plaza, or Chautauqua Square at the Oregon Shakespeare ...

Portland, Ore. – As fire season approaches, the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service remind the public that fireworks and exploding targets are banned on all BLM lands and National Forests in Oregon and Washington. The BLM said ...

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