Death Investigation in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon State Police Criminal Investigations Division, with the assistance of the State Medical Examiner’s Office, is continuing the investigation today into the death of a 60-year old Klamath Falls man whose body was found this morning in the brush off OC&E Woods Line State Trail near Olene in Klamath County. The … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested for Medical Child Abuse

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Grants Pass woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon by officers from the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety. The officers were serving an arrest warrant out of Multnomah County for a Katherine G. Parker, 44, who is being accused of coming up with an elaborate scheme to medically abuse her children. … Continue reading »

FBI Seeking Man for Child Exploitation

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the public’s assistance with obtaining identifying information regarding an unknown male suspected of sexually exploiting a child. Photographs and informational posters depicting the unknown individual, known only as John Doe 28, are being disseminated to the public across the country and can be found online at the … Continue reading »

Umpqua Bank Acquires Sterling Financial

Portland, Ore. — Oregon-based Umpqua Bank is just weeks away from acquiring Washington-based Sterling Financial Corporation. A company representative says “the combined company, operating as Umpqua Bank, will have $22 billion in assets and nearly 400 stores across five states, forming the largest community bank on the United States’ West Coast.” The merger is expected to be complete Friday, … Continue reading »

Second Forger Suspect in Custody

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A second arrest has been made in a counterfeit money investigation in Klamath Falls. It all started when a woman in possession of counterfeit money was arrested earlier this month. That arrest led Klamath Falls Police to 36-year old Vernon Edward Schaeffer, who was staying at a local hotel. Police said … Continue reading »

Suspect Jailed for Attempted Murder

MT. SHASTA, Ca. — A man was arrested Thursday afternoon in Mt. Shasta for attempted murder. David Tilly was taken into custody by Mt. Shasta Police officials and a shotgun, shotgun shells and other evidence were found at the scene. On Thursday at about 2:30 p.m., the Mt. Shasta Police Department responded to Mercy Medical … Continue reading »

Injunction Ruling for Chiropractor

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore.– A judgment against a Klamath County chiropractor means he can no longer treat patients. The Oregon Board of Chiropractic Examiners is accusing Christopher McCutcheon of practicing without a license and aggressively treating patients. The judgment on the injunction was handed down on Monday by a Klamath County Circuit Court. McCutcheon  is also … Continue reading »

Residents Granted Herbicide Documents

GOLD BEACH, Ore.– An environmental health group will be looking at documents regarding herbicide use in the Gold Beach area. Last October, A private timber company used a helicopter to spray chemicals. Locals there said the spray landed on people in the Cedar Valley area. Two dozen residents reported serious health symptoms shortly afterward. The … 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 »

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 »

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