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Name: Newswatch 12 Staff
Date registered: April 24, 2012

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The Newswatch 12 Staff login is run by our wonderful producers and web staff. Articles from this author are written by various members of our staff.

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  1. Oregon Trails: 1973 Gas Crisis — October 31, 2014
  2. Teen’s Quick Action Saves Little Boy — October 31, 2014
  3. Parachutist Gets Stuck on Tower — October 31, 2014
  4. Rocket Was Ordered to Self-Destruct — October 31, 2014
  5. Deadly Plane Crash Kills Four — October 31, 2014

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Remains Found in Curry County Identified

GOLD BEACH, Ore. — Skeletal remains found in Curry County have now been identified. The Curry County Sheriff’s Office says the remains of 26 year-old Keith Callaway were found on Sunday. Callaway had an address in Brookings, his family has been notified. Back in May, Brookings Police say Callaway’s landlord had called them for a … Continue reading »

Eric Frein Taken Into Custody

CANADENSIS, Pa — Suspected Pennsylvania cop killer Eric Frein is now in custody, after nearly seven weeks on the run. A law enforcement official says he was taken into custody without incident. At least one weapon was recovered, according to a law enforcement source. Frein is suspected in an ambush back in September that left … Continue reading »

“Iron Mike” to be Removed

ASHLAND, Ore. — A statue vandalized earlier this month is being removed from its post in the Ashland plaza. The statue known as “Iron Mike” will be taken down tomorrow so experts can discuss options for repairing it. “Iron mike” is part of the carter memorial fountain in the Ashland Plaza. The structure is listed … Continue reading »

Giants Take the World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It wasn’t a story book ending for Ashland native Jeremy Guthrie last night. After seven long games, the giants are World Series Champions. Guthrie would only last 3 1/3 innings last night taking the loss in the clinching game. But the royals had a chance in the ninth inning, with a man … Continue reading »

Angie’s List: Pet Insurance

Most pet owners will do almost anything for their furry friends; but when animals get injured or sick, the price tag can be overwhelming. That’s why more Americans are now turning to wellness plans or health insurance for their pets. In today’s Angie’s List report, we sort through the confusion of these pet protection policies.

Whales in Oregon Tour

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Oregon Coast Aquarium Outreach Program gave Medford students a lesson, under the sea. On October 21st, first and second graders at Hoover Elementary participated in singing, dancing, and a whale presentation. Interactive tables were also set up with artifacts about marine life. Aquarium volunteers were on hand to answer questions. The purpose … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Phalanopsis Orchids

[In the Garden] – One orchid often seen in homes, the Phalanopsis orchid, is popular for colorful, long lasting blooms. Orchids can grow in a wide variety of media. NewsWatch12′s Kirstin O’Connor met with OSU Extension Master Gardener Diana Robenske to find out more about these plants.

Quarantined Nurse Refuses to Stay Home

FORT KENT, Maine — The Maine nurse quarantined after treating Ebola patients in West Africa is refusing to abide by a state order to stay in isolation for 21 days. Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend left their Fort Kent home this morning to go on a bicycle ride. Neighbors in the area say they are … Continue reading »

Josephine County Increases Rural Patrol

Grants Pass, Ore. — At the request of Sheriff  Gil Gilbertson, the Josephine County Board of County Commissioners had agreed in June during the 2014/2015 budget season to allocate and additional $655,000 to the Sheriff’s Office in order to increase Rural Patrol Coverage for the residents of Josephine County. The goal was have patrol 12 … Continue reading »

Officers Justified in GP Fatal Shooting

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass Police officers who were involved in a shooting in September were found justified in their actions. The shooting occurred September 21st and resulted in the death of Daniel Diaz of Northwest Blossom Drive in Grants Pass. Diaz walked over to his cousins house and threatened to shoot him … Continue reading »

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