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 »

OSU Researchers Study Japanese Dock

NEWPORT, Ore. — Wednesday marks the four-year anniversary of a 9.0 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, killing nearly 16,000 people. The Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport has a memorial remembering the victims. At the memorial sits part of the Japanese dock that washed ashore on a Newport beach on June 5, 2012, 451 days … Continue reading »

Stanford Business School Tops Harvard

(CNN) — Stanford is now the nation’s number one business school, according to a U.S. News survey released Tuesday. The researchers say Stanford’s focus on leadership helped it beat the competition. Among the other factors considered are starting salaries, job placement, and how hard it is to get accepted. Harvard came in second. The University … Continue reading »

Secretary of State to be Sworn In

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon’s new Secretary of State, Jeanne Atkins, will officially take office Wednesday. Her swearing-in ceremony will take place Wednesday afternoon. Governor Kate Brown announced Atkins as her choice for secretary of state last week. The position opened up once Brown took over as governor. Atkins has a long track record in Oregon … Continue reading »

FBI Investigating KFC Firebomb Attack

RENO, Nevada (CNN) — A KFC restaurant was firebombed, and now the FBI is investigating the attack as a case of domestic terrorism. Workers arrived Monday morning to find a window had been broken and a Molotov cocktail thrown inside. There was not a lot of damage, but still the FBI is investigating because of … Continue reading »

Identity Theft Risks and Warnings

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Federal Trade Commission says Oregon is the third worst state for identity thefts in terms of the number of complaints per capita. Tax preparers say you may not even know your identity has been stolen until you file your taxes. Often, forms are rejected because someone has already filed them under … Continue reading »

Missing Ashland Teen Found Safe

ASHLAND, Ore. — Missing Ashland teen Hannah Thomas-Garner has been found. Friends of the family confirm she was in California, staying with people who didn’t know she had been reported missing. She had contacted her father, who traveled from Texas to pick her up and bring her to his home. According to friends of the family, … Continue reading »

Local Businesses Talk In-N-Out

MEDFORD, Ore. —  The new In-N-Out location is supposed to be built on the same block as one of Medford’s busiest intersections where Highway 99 meets Highway 62. With all the hype of In-N-Out, people are expecting the number of cars and people to pick up even more. For other business owners in the area, … Continue reading »

Bill Would Allow DMV Picture Retakes

SALEM, Ore. — If you don’t like the picture on your driver’s license, you’re stuck with it. But that might not be the case for long. Right now in Oregon, most drivers are only allowed to get a new photo taken every eight years. The Oregon Senate is considering a bill that would allow drivers … Continue reading »

Governor Appoints Secretary of State

SALEM, Ore. — Governor Kate Brown has appointed a new secretary of state. She is Jeanne Atkins. Atkins recently retired from the staff of U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, where she had served as state director since 2009. Previously, she was chief of staff to the Oregon Speaker of the House of Representatives. Atkins released a … Continue reading »

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