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Name: Laura Campbell
Date registered: October 11, 2012

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Suspects from Idaho in Court

MEDFORD, Ore.– Two people accused of intentionally ramming Medford Police Officers with their truck, which led to an officer involved shooting, were in court, Monday. Wayne Pearson and Savon Willard were arraigned at the Jackson County Court. The case is expected to go before a grand jury later this week. Pearson is facing several charges … Continue reading »

Wrong Way Driver gets Medical Procedure

PHOENIX, Ore– Oregon State Police are still investigating a wrong-way crash from last Thursday. 42 year old Richard Scott is undergoing a major medical procedure right now at the Oregon Health and Science University. He suffered serious injuries the night of the crash. Representatives at the District Attorney Office said charges will not be considered … Continue reading »

Fatal Crash Closes Parts of I-5

[UPDATE: 6:30 P.M.] Oregon State Police confirmed that alcohol was a factor in the accident and Richard Scott is still recovering from serious injuries at a Portland hospital. Police said he will likely face criminal charges. [UPDATE: 11:17 A.M.] Medford Police released a statement on their Facebook page regarding the victim of this fatal traffic crash: … Continue reading »

Rape Charges Added to Current Inmate

COOS BAY, Ore.–  A California prison inmate is facing charges for a rape case in Coos County in 2007. 43 year old Peter Shianna is accused of attacking a woman behind a Fred Meyer on Christmas Eve that year. The chief district attorney said the case went cold until a forensic lab contacted Coos Bay … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Stabbing Victim Dies

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– A man accused of stabbing another man is now behind bars facing murder charges. The victim passed away, Monday. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said Britt Bones and the victim were involved in some kind of fight Saturday night at the Red Rock Lounge. That is when police say Bones pulled … Continue reading »

Spring Whale Watching Week Begins

FLORENCE, Ore. — Students may be taking a break from hitting the books, but some whale watching experts are hoping to draw some of them to the coast for some spring whale watching. Spring Whale Watching Week is always at the same time as spring break in the state of Oregon and volunteers are staffing … Continue reading »

Volunteers Clean Up Coastal Beaches

FLORENCE, Ore. — It’s not just those who live on the coast who are taking part in cleaning up local beaches. Some people traveling through Florence Saturday picked up a bag and gloves to clean up trash along the coast. Some volunteers make it a point to clean up the coast. “Well we like to … Continue reading »

Old Siskiyou County Sawmill Re-Opening

YREKA, Calif.– After decades of mill closures and shutdowns, a new sawmill is being built in Siskiyou County. Fruit Growers Supply, which for more than a hundred years has owned thousands of acres of timberland in Northern California, is reviving a vacant mill site east of Yreka. Trucks are already bringing in small-size logs to the site … Continue reading »

Klamath County Discusses Dispensaries

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore.– Klamath County is looking to regulate marijuana dispensaries with similar ordinances the city is proposing.  The ordinance was approved by the city council Monday night, three to two. It includes prohibiting a marijuana dispensary within 400 feet of any residential zone, or 1000 feet from a public park, recreation center, child care … Continue reading »

Cougar Trapped, Euthanized in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — For the second time in about a week, wildlife experts trapped a cougar near Hendricks Park. They think there could be more lurking. The trappings came after a cougar killed several goats and chickens. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says both of the large cats were euthanized. Wildlife experts discovered … Continue reading »

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