Jury: Parents Guilty of Manslaughter

ALBANY, Ore. — After four hours of deliberating Monday evening, a Linn County jury found both Wenona and Travis Rossiter guilty of manslaughter in the first and second degree. The couple is accused of recklessly and negligently causing the death of their 12-year-old daughter Syble last year, who died from diabetic ketoacidosis. The state argues … Continue reading »

Local Group Protests Trade Agreement

MEDFORD, Ore. – The statewide advocacy group Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice is working to spread awareness about legislation members say would threaten democracy, jobs, the environment and the Internet. Congress is currently pushing legislation that would “Fast Track” the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Jobs with Justice advocates said these trade agreements affect Southern Oregon workers … Continue reading »

Jury Deliberates in Manslaughter Case

ALBANY, Ore. — An Albany manslaughter case is now in the hands of the jury. Wenona and Travis Rossiter are accused of manslaughter in the first and second degree for recklessly and negligently causing the death of their 12-year-old daughter Syble, who died from untreated diabetes last February. The state argues Syble’s diabetic symptoms were obvious, … Continue reading »

Vigil Held for Newport Boy

NEWPORT, Ore. — On a dock facing the Yaquina Bay Bridge, hundreds of community members lined up with candles Saturday night to honor 6-year-old London McCabe. Police say the boy died on Monday, after his mother threw him over the bridge. On Saturday, the Newport community showed an outpouring of support to remember McCabe. “I … Continue reading »

Albany Manslaughter Trial Continues

ALBANY, Ore. — Friends and family of the Albany parents on trial for the death of their 12-year-old daughter say they thought the girl had the flu. Wenona and Travis Rossiter are accused of turning to prayer instead of medicine when their daughter Syble started getting sick last year. She died last February from diabetic … Continue reading »

Oregon Woman Imprisoned in East Timor

(CNN) — Stacey Addison marked her 41st birthday this week in very different circumstances from previous years. The veterinarian from Oregon spent Thursday in a prison in the small southeast Asian nation of East Timor. She’s being held in connection with a drug investigation in which her family says she was unwittingly caught up. She … Continue reading »

2 Soldiers Die in Helicopter Crash

BOISE (CNN) — An investigation is under way into a fatal military helicopter crash in Boise, Idaho. Two soldiers with the Idaho Army National Guard were killed. A spokesman said the crew was on a training mission Thursday night when the Apache went down near the airport. “It’s a very difficult evening for us in … Continue reading »

Albany Parents Face Manslaughter Charges

ALBANY, Ore. —  The trial continues for an Albany couple accused of manslaughter for the death of their diabetic 12-year-old daughter, and investigators say the parents chose prayer over medicine to treat her. The Linn County District Attorney’s Office says last February, 12-year-old Syble Rossiter developed diabetic ketoacidosis from untreated diabetes, which caused her death. Instead of … Continue reading »

Coast Guard Responds To Bridge Death

NEWPORT, Ore. — The Newport community is still grieving over the loss of the six-year-old boy who died Monday, after police say his mother threw him off the Yaquina Bay Bridge. But the tragedy comes a month before the U.S. Coast Guard air facility in Newport is scheduled to close. While community members mourn, they … Continue reading »

Mother Arraigned for Murder

NEWPORT, Ore. — A mother accused of throwing her son off a bridge in Newport faced a judge Tuesday afternoon. Jillian McCabe made her first court appearance to face multiple charges, including aggravated murder and manslaughter. The courtroom was silent as the 34-year-old mother appeared through a video call from the jail. Her facial expressions showed … Continue reading »

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