Threat at Lebanon High School

LEBANON, Ore. —   A social media threat saying there would be violence at Lebanon High School put the campus on a lockout Tuesday morning. The Lebanon School District says it got a report from someone about a threat on a new phone app called Burnbook. The district says the threat was about someone coming … Continue reading »

Lebanon Police Respond to Online Threat

LEBANON, Ore. — There is a strong police presence at Lebanon High School Tuesday after someone posted a violent threat on social media, the Lebanon Police Department said. Police say someone left an anonymous post on the social media app Burnbook, which made a reference to potential violence at the school. Lebanon police said they … Continue reading »

Man Accused of Accidentally Firing Rifle

ALBANY, Ore. — Albany Police arrested a man last week after they say he accidentally fired his rifle into his neighbor’s bedroom. Police say 32-year-old Adan Martinez-Perez was in his backyard in the 1900 block of SE Main Street in Albany on Thursday, where he was cleaning his gun. Police say his rifle accidentally went … Continue reading »

Heat Causes Medical Problems at Marathon

LOS ANGELES (CNN) — The heat was too much for some runners at the LA Marathon Sunday. KABC reports 185 people were treated for injuries, most related to heat. Thirty-six people were taken to hospitals, including a man who had a heart attack. The temperature at the start of the 26-mile race was 71 degrees … Continue reading »

Officer Person of Interest in Death

POMONA, Calif. (CNN) — Los Angeles-area police want to question one of their own in connection with a deadly shooting, but they can’t find him. Authorities say rookie Officer Henry Solis has been missing since police identified him as a person of interest in the death of 23-year-old Salome Rodriguez, Jr. Police found the victim … Continue reading »

Fire Crews Join to Protect Seniors

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. —    Central Point and Medford fire districts joined forces today to practice tactics for protecting senior citizens. Fire crews need special 100-foot ladders to get into multi-story buildings. That includes many senior living communities here in the Rogue Valley. Today, Central Point shared their knowledge of the Twin Creeks Senior Living Community. … Continue reading »

Bull Elk Poaching Suspects Sought

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ore. — Oregon State Police on the hunt for the person or people who illegally killed two bull elks. OSP’s Fish and Wildlife Division says the two elks were found floating in the Siletz River in Lincoln County on March 4. They say both animals had been shot and left to waste with … Continue reading »

9 LA Students Arrested for Sex Assault

LOS ANGELES (CNN) — The Los Angeles Police Department says it has arrested nine students at Venice High School for sex crimes involving two underage girls. A Los Angeles Police Department commander described how the case unfolded at a news conference Friday. “On Tuesday, March 10th, school administrative officials from Venice High School contacted the … Continue reading »

SAE Frat at UW Accused of Racist Remarks

(CNN) — Many of us have heard about the SAE chapter forced to close in Oklahoma after a video surfaced showing students chanting racial slurs. Now, the University of Washington chapter is under investigation by the university after members were accused of making racist remarks against black demonstrators. The march by UW students was meant … Continue reading »

Man Accused in Wife’s Death Changes Plea

SAN DIEGO (CNN) — A man accused of killing his wife in the desert of San Diego County has reached a plea deal with prosecutors. Anthony Simoneau was accused of killing his wife sometime before January 2007. He never reported her missing and told neighbors that she had moved to Hawaii. Her remains were identified … Continue reading »

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