Local Woman Overcomes Tragedy

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A Central Point woman will have to rebuild her home after a 50-year-old, 100 foot tree fell into her living room during Thursday’s storm, but that’s just the beginning of a remarkable story of resolve. “One way or another we’ll get through it we don’t have much of a choice anyway … Continue reading »

Portland Shooting Suspect Arrested

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland say they have arrested a suspect in the shooting outside an alternative high school. Authorities say they stopped a vehicle around 1:30 a.m. Saturday at North Interstate Avenue and Going Street and arrested a 22-year-old man. A handgun was found in the vehicle. Police were searching an apartment … Continue reading »

Shooting Investigation Under Way

UPDATE (1:30 p.m.) The victims were two males and one female–all teenagers. They ran to the high school after the shooting. The school was put in lockdown. UPDATE (1:15 P.M.) Police officers have cleared the school, and the area is safe and secure. They say the shooting occurred off campus at Killingsworth and Bothwick. Officers say … Continue reading »

Storm Hits Oregon Coast

NEWPORT, Ore. — On Thursday morning, the docks at the Port of Newport were full. Boats lined up, as crews came back from sea to avoid a huge storm with hurricane-like winds getting up to 85 miles an hour. Fishermen spent the morning making sure their boats were securely tied to the docks. “It’s been … Continue reading »

Yes on Measure 92 Supporters Concede

SALEM, Ore. — Supporters of a measure requiring labels on genetically modified foods in Oregon are conceding defeat. The Yes on 92 campaign says there are no other legal options left that could lead them to victory. Measure 92 was defeated by just 812 votes out of 1.5 million, triggering an automatic recount. With just … Continue reading »

Oregon Stars in Budweiser Commercial

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — One of the newest Budweiser commercials features scenes and characters from the Rogue Valley. The commercial was just released online Tuesday. It follows five childhood friends, as they reunite for the first time in nearly a decade. The commercial also shows parts of downtown Jacksonville and a bus labeled with “Rogue Valley.” “I … Continue reading »

Coast Guard Air Station Remains Open

NEWPORT, Ore. — There are new developments in the fight to keep the Newport Coast Guard air facility from closing. A Senate bill passed Wednesday that will allow the helicopter station to remain in Newport. According to Sen. Jeff Merkley’s office, the Senate bill authorizes Coast Guard service nationwide has been approved in the House. … Continue reading »

Lebanon Police Arrest Stabbing Suspect

LEBANON, Ore. — A man is jail, accused of stabbing another man who tried to break up a fight in Lebanon. Lebanon police were called to the Peacock Bar Tuesday night on Sherman Street. They say the suspect, 26-year-old Travis Curry, got into a fight with a woman outside the bar, and when she tried … Continue reading »

Lawsuit Claims Uber Violates State Law

SAN FRANCISCO (CNN) — San Francisco’s top prosecutor says Uber, the world’s largest ridesharing company, is breaking the law and now must pay. “Consumers need to be aware there are certain things that Uber has been saying they do that they have not been doing,” said George Gascon, San Francisco District Attorney. For example, the … Continue reading »

Man Arrested in Child Porn Investigation

ALBANY, Ore. — Albany police detectives arrested a man in a child pornography investigation. Albany Police and the Linn County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant Tuesday at 36-year-old Christopher Sean Haworth’s house. Investigators say Haworth was suspected of sharing child pornography online. They found more than 80,000 files of suspected child pornography on Haworth’s … Continue reading »

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