Police Arrest Naked Burglary Suspect

(KGW) KEIZER, Ore. – Police arrested a naked man who they said broke into two Keizer homes, drank a homeowner’s booze and took a hot tub early Sunday morning. A woman who was house-sitting alone at a home on Lakefair Place North called 911 and told police she heard noises coming from the laundry room … Continue reading »

Stabbing In Talent Under Investigation

TALENT, Ore. — Two young men have been arrested in connection to a stabbing in Talent. Talent Police report the incident began on Saturday night, when a 45-year-old woman let 18-year-old Eric Val Henshaw and 19-year-old Michael Lawrence Koch-Prosser into her home. Police say the victim knew both of the suspects and Henshaw is reportedly … Continue reading »

Sister City Program Picks Up Trees

MEDFORD, Ore. – Saturday and Sunday, the Medford Alba Sister City Association is picking up Christmas trees in Jacksonville and within Medford city limits. Donations collected will help send 29 students from North Medford, Saint Mary’s and South Medford High Schools to Alba, Italy in March, for their student exchange program. The students are hoping … Continue reading »

Cats Get Donated Surgery for Condition

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — A pair of abandoned kittens are recovering at the Jacksonville Animal Hospital after the staff performed a few special procedures for free. The Committed Alliance to Strays or C.A.T.S. works with the Jacksonville Animal Hospital to spay and neuter cats they rescue. The animal hospital has performed hundreds of operations for the organization … Continue reading »

Hoodoo Opens for the Season

SISTERS, Ore. — Snow in the mountains is big news for skiers. Hoodoo Ski Area is finally open, and many are choosing to ring in the new year on the slopes. Hundreds of people are already hitting the slopes, coming from near and far. Ski area officials say they’re expecting nearly 2,000 visitors by the … Continue reading »

Community Helps Brothers Who Lost Dad

EDMONDS, Wash. — Tuesday nights at a bar and grill in Edmonds aren’t usually quite as busy as it was recently. And there aren’t usually more hugs being shared than meals. But make no mistake, the crowd wasn’t celebrating. Instead, they were there to support a shattered family. Two brothers, just 16 and 19 years … Continue reading »

Toddler Accidentally Shoots Mother

HAYDEN, Idaho (CNN) — An Idaho Walmart is expected to reopen Wednesday morning after a tragedy Tuesday Police say a toddler accidentally shot and killed their mother. Authorities say the woman was shopping with several children near the electronics department when her 2-year-old son pulled a gun out of her purse and shot her. The … Continue reading »

Rose Parade Float Preps Under Way

IRWINDALE, Calif. — Preparations are under way in California for the Rose Parade. The Rose Parade and Rose Bowl game take place in Pasadena on Jan. 1. It’s billed as “America’s New Year Celebration.” Organizers say it takes about 80,000 hours of manpower by nearly 1,000 people to put on the events. And the float … Continue reading »

Lebanon Warming Shelter Open Tuesday

LEBANON, Ore. — The Lebanon Warming Shelter will be open Tuesday night, due to temperatures expected to drop below 25 degrees overnight. Those who stay at the shelter will be provided a warm blanket, a mat to sleep on, hot beverages and a snack. The shelter, operated by the City of Lebanon, is located at … Continue reading »

Oregon Minimum Wage Increases in 2015

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene residents say they’re excited for Oregon’s minimum wage to increase later this week. The state’s minimum wage will rise 15 cents from $9.10 an hour to $9.25 an hour on Thursday. It’s all because of annual adjustments required by state law. Residents say they hope this increase will help boost the … Continue reading »

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