Are E-Cigarette Ads Targeting Teens?

(CNN) — The number of teens exposed to E-cigarette ads has exploded, increasing the likelihood that they’ll one day try smoking, according to a study published in the Journal Pediatrics. Ads for traditional cigarettes have been banned from TV since 1971, but E-cigs are now fair game. Researchers found youth exposure to E-cigarette ads increased … Continue reading »

Teens Facing Menacing Charges

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Two Springfield teenagers are in jail Sunday night after reportedly leading police on a foot chase for more than a mile. Just after midnight Sunday morning, Springfield Police responded to a call at the corner of G and Mill after someone called 911 saying two people they knew were threatening them and … Continue reading »

Oregon Worst for Tobacco Sales to Minors

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon leads the nation when it comes to selling tobacco to minors. This comes from a national study that monitors sales of tobacco to minors. The report comes from a congressional act aimed at decreasing access to tobacco for our youth called the Synar Amendment. Every year the Substance Abuse and Mental … Continue reading »

Teen Dies in Accidental Shooting

DRAIN, Ore. — A 16-year-old Drain boy died after he was accidentally shot by a hunting rifle in his friend’s home. The boy was was spending Thursday night at a 15-year-old friend’s house on Hayhurst Road in Drain when the shooting occurred. Investigators say the boys were in a bedroom when they took out a … Continue reading »