Inmate Who Died Had Bacterial Infection

ALBANY, Ore. — The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says an inmate who died at the Linn County Jail earlier this week had a bacterial infection. The Sheriff’s Office says 42-year-old Samantha Robinson of Lebanon was arrested on drug-related charges last week. The department says before Lebanon police officers took her to jail, they first took her … Continue reading »

Killcullen’s Killer in Treatment

PENDLETON, Ore. — Nearly three years later, Eugene Police Officer Chris’ Kilcullen’s killer remains outside a jail cell. Attorneys argue that severe mental illness wouldn’t allow Cheryl Kidd to aid and assist in her own criminal trial, but she was recently transferred out of the Oregon State Hospital in Salem to a secure residential treatment … Continue reading »

OSP Investigates Fatal Crash on HWY 103

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation of a motor vehicle crash on Highway 103, Tuesday. OSP says around 6:10 a.m., troopers were dispatched to a single vehicle rollover crash on HWY 103, with a single confirmed fatality. Troopers say David Weiss, 68, of Forest Grove, was driving a 2000 Ford F-250 … Continue reading »

Cover Oregon Shutting Down

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon lawmakers took another step toward shutting down Cover Oregon Tuesday. After spending hundreds of millions of dollars trying to make the site work, the state decided to shut down its insurance exchange and use the federal government’s instead. A new committee will look at ways to move all of Cover Oregon’s … Continue reading »

Inmate Dies at Linn County Jail

ALBANY, Ore. — The death of an inmate at the Linn County Jail is under investigation. Deputies say 42-year-old Samantha Robinson from Lebanon died Monday morning from what appears to be a medical condition. She was arrested last week on heroin charges. Staff members say on Friday they treated her for flu-like symptoms. They say … Continue reading »

Airport Taxi Drivers Protest Uber

SAN FRANCISCO (CNN) — Taxi drivers refused to pick up passengers at San Francisco International Airport’s domestic arrival terminal in a protest against Uber and Lyft. For two hours Monday night, about 300 taxi cabs circled the terminal loop and made it difficult for anyone to get in. The cab drivers are demonstrating against Lyft … Continue reading »

Robbery Suspect Killed in Shooting

UPDATE (12:45 p.m.): Police arrested two more suspects in connection with the store robbery that led up to the shooting. Garrett Petersen and Samantha Robertson are accused of taking part in the robbery Sunday night. Police say they chased the third suspect, Lenny Miles, who ran away from the scene with cash. KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. … Continue reading »

Turning Christmas Lights into Profit

MEDFORD, Ore. — A local painting company is switching gears and hanging Christmas lights during the winter for extra cash. This year instead of hanging your own Christmas lights, you can pay someone to do it for you. Nationwide contracting companies are buying into Christmas light services. This way they can keep their seasonal employees … Continue reading »

Highway 242 Closed for the Season

MCKENZIE BRIDGE, Ore. — Highway 242 is officially closed for the season. Half a foot of snow covered the highway by mid-afternoon Thursday, and another eight to ten feet is expected through Friday. ODOT says it’s just too difficult to maintain during the winter months. The earliest the closure has occurred was Oct. 18, 1996. … Continue reading »

Marijuana Businesses Vying for Investors

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (CNN) — There’s lots of money to be made in the legal marijuana business, and nobody knows that more than the entrepreneurs trying to get financing. They got to pitch their ideas to investors in Las Vegas Tuesday. It was a “speed date” of sorts. They had just minutes to convince investors … Continue reading »

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