Woman Injured in Highway 20 Crash

SWEET HOME, Ore. — A Sweet Home woman is lucky to be alive after leading police on a chase and crashing on Highway 20. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, a deputy tried to pull over a car traveling without lights. The car pulled over, but it sped away. Deputies say … Continue reading »

Father of Injured Baby Faces Charges

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Rogue Valley man was arrested in Portland on Friday for allegedly causing injuries to his 7-week-old child. On January 9th, the Oregon State Police Major Crimes Section in Central Point received a report of the injured infant who had been transported to Portland two days earlier for treatment of critical … Continue reading »

Gas Prices Drop Below $2 a Gallon

ALBANY, Ore. — Some drivers are paying less than $2 a gallon for gas in Oregon. In Albany, Costco’s price is $1.99 a gallon for members. Drivers are clearly excited to get the deal. Members lined up to get the cheapest gas in the area on Monday. Some drivers couldn’t believe their eyes when they … Continue reading »

Local Woman Warns of Phone Scam

MEDFORD, Ore. – A local woman is exasperated after receiving dozens of phone calls that she suspects are a scam. “I’m sick of getting these calls. Yesterday I had 12 in the course of the day.” Bonnie Hamlett feels helpless after she starting getting calls to her cell phone a few weeks ago. “They’ll always … Continue reading »

Facebook Helps Catch Tip-Jar Thief

MEDFORD, Ore. – A local pizzeria owner says he’s both amused and a little disturbed after catching a tip jar thief in the act, and using Facebook to get him caught. Rick Deates, owner of Bobbio’s Pizza in Medford, says he was in the back room of the store on Thursday night when a man … Continue reading »

OJ Simpson Heisman Replica Recovered

(CNN) — The University of Southern California’s replica of O.J. Simpson’s Heisman trophy has been recovered more than 20 years after it was stolen, according to the LA Times. Simpson earned the top award in college football in 1968, while playing for USC. It was stolen from a display case at the college in July … Continue reading »

OLCC Seeks Feedback on Marijuana Laws

SALEM, Ore. — The OLCC wants feedback from the public on how marijuana should be regulated. They’ve launched an online survey asking Oregonians to share their hopes and concerns. Officials say they want to implement the law in a way that protects children and the community. Possession of recreational marijuana becomes legal July 1, 2015 … Continue reading »

Family Fighting for Jimmy Georgeson Case

MEDFORD, Ore. — Monday marked three years since Jimmy Georgeson was killed in a Medford Albertsons parking lot. His family is fighting a new battle against the government to protect the victims of future officer-involved shootings. Since the evening Georgeson was killed, his family has blamed U.S. Marshals deputies, saying they targeted him. The then … Continue reading »

Bull Tramples Lebanon Man

LEBANON, Ore. – An exciting event quickly turned tragic for one Lebanon man, who is now recovering at home after he was trampled by a bull last week. On Wednesday night for New Year’s Eve, 24-year-old Austin Bottcher went to the annual Hoof N’ Holler event at the Linn County Fairgrounds. He volunteered to play … Continue reading »

Jerry Brown Sworn in for Fourth Term

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CNN) — Jerry Brown has made history as the first California governor to be sworn in to a fourth term in office. Brown was sworn in Monday before lawmakers in Sacramento. He says inauguration day is very important to him. “Inauguration is always a special occasion. But today, it’s particularly special, as I … Continue reading »

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