(NBC News) The federal government is cracking down on hoverboards. Hoverboards have been implicated in at least 50 fires in 24 states. The Consumer Product Safety Commission thinks the problem is how the devices’ lithium-ion battery packs interact with circuit ...

Klamath Falls, Ore. – NBC5’s exclusive story about a boy in Klamath Falls who got sick after eating a medical marijuana cookie over the weekend sparked a lot of viewer feedback. A Klamath Falls medical marijuana dispensary owner says extra ...

Did you know the number of kitchen fires triples on Thanksgiving Day? According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, there’s an average of 1,300 kitchen fires on Thanksgiving Day compared to about 400 on other days of the year. To ...

The key message of this year’s campaign is to install smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside each separate sleeping area, and on every level of your home, including the basement. According to the National Fire Protection Association, half of home ...

Shady Cove, Ore. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have update local dam failure inundation maps, and are sharing them with the public. On Monday, residents were invited to view the maps at the Shady Cove Library. Organizers say ...

Brookings, Ore. — Officials say Brookings Police Officer Jaired Freeman pulled a suicidal female off the Dot Martin Bridge (Chetco River Bridge) late Sunday night as she was attempting to jump. The incident was captured on the officer’s body camera. ...

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