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Fatal motorcycle crash near EP, two dead - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Miles FuruichiNBC5 News Reporter Miles Furuichi graduated from Chapman University with degrees in English and Journalism. He received post graduate experience in Los Angeles in photojournalism and commercial photography. He also spent time in Dublin, Ireland working in print journalism and advertisi

KOBI5.COM - 2018-05-20 17:24:14

2 dead following motorcycle vs. vehicle accident, minor in custody for DUII

EAGLE POINT, Ore. —Two people are dead following a fatal motorcycle vs. vehicle accident at Agate Road and Highway 234 in Eagle Point Saturday night.Oregon State Police say they responded to the scene around 9:00 p.m.Police say that a car full of minors and a motorcycle with two passengers collided.

KTVL - 2018-05-19 22:49:54

Person of Interest Detained in Fatal Stabbing

SELMA, Ore. -- Oregon State Police said one person was fatally stabbed at Rays Food Place Saturday.A person of interest has been detained, according to OSP.OSP said Josephine County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the call and requested OSP Major Crimes to investigate.NewsWatch 12 is working to gath

KDRV - 2018-05-19 15:11:00

Local pot industry surpasses wine

Marijuana employment rivals Jackson County’s 31 wineries and 13 vineyards, according to the Oregon Employment Department, which culls data from the state’s unemployment insurance program.

MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE - 2018-05-20 00:30:02

Police respond to fatal stabbing near Selma grocery store

SELMA, Ore. —Josephine County Sheriff's Office and Oregon State Police responded to a homicide in Selma Saturday morning.Oregon State Police say a fatal stabbing occurred at the Ray's Food Place on Deer Creek Road.A person of interest is in custody.This is a developing story. News 10 is following up

NBC16.COM - 2018-05-19 14:16:31

Campsite Burning Under Bridge Puts Off Noxious Smoke

Due to wood pallets, carpet, and other materials the fire was putting of harmful smoke and burning very hot.

KDRV - 2018-05-20 09:24:00

Dog suffers minor injuries following crash

GRANTS PASS, Ore. —A dog suffered minor injuries after a crash Williams Hwy near Shadow Mt. Way in Grants Pass on Thursday afternoon.Rural Metro says a pick up truck ran into a Sears delivery truck. The driver of the pickup was able to escape injury, but a dog suffered minor injuries.Oregon State Po


Man arrested on warrants, eluding police in Gold Hill

GOLD HILL, Ore. —Man arrested with multiple warrants after avoiding a traffic stop prompting a pursuit in Gold Hill on Friday.Jackson County Sheriff's Office attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a 97 Honda motorcycle with no plates.The driver drove off to the dead end of Ambrose Street where he d


Deputy Shares Story of Saving Suicidal Inmate From Jumping Off Railing

Cody Fuhrman says, "Normal day at work, going about business, one of the inmates said he was going to harm himself, he had stopped taking his medications."


Potential gas tax in Grants Pass - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

The proposed gas tax would either be one, two, or three cents per gallon, depending on what the city decides. The money collected would go toward street preservation and maintenance needs.

KOBI5.COM - 2018-05-19 01:22:05

'Impatient Driver' Gets Truck Stuck in Table Rock Roadwork

MEDFORD, Ore. — One driver in a hurry got an unpleasant surprise when he attempted to cut through the Table Rock Road reconstruction projectlast night, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT).


Mom allegedly gave kids pot, then assaulted son

Melinda Ann Cypert, 42, of the 600 block of Talent Avenue has been charged in Jackson County Circuit Court with harassment, two counts of fourth-degree assault, two counts of strangulation and two counts of endangering the welfare of a minor.


Merlin Named One of the Best Places to Go White Water Rafting

holmes one localbruce says: "wet wet sy rapids, the bigger the badder, yeah" merlin is a town of less than 3,000 people. and a place tripadvisor says any white water rafting enthusiast needs to put on their bucketlist-- thanks to the rogue river. just like bruce tuxhorn and lois lukens did and are a

KDRV - 2018-05-20 03:18:34

Student asks community to save Grants Pass High's business program

Simon, who is graduating with honors from the program and accepted admittance into Oregon State's pre-business school this fall, said she owes her success to the program.


Riddle defeats Glendale, 7-5, in Special District 4 playoff game

MERRILL — The Irish live to play another day, after defeating Glendale 7-5 at the Class 2A Special District 4 playoffs at Lost River High School.Riddle (18-6, 11-3) started off strong, scoring three runs in the first inning and two in the second to get a 5-0 lead."Getting off to a quick start really

NRTODAY.COM - 2018-05-19 03:00:00

Police Log: Caller says car with homemade bomb left in driveway

7:35 p.m. — Caller was convinced to purchase $1,200 in gift cards and thinks she was scammed in the 2300 block of Castle Avenue, Roseburg.


Oregon cannabis grower develops royal strain 'Markle Sparkle' in honor of aunt's wedding

Dooley calls the Windsor weed "Markle Sparkle,"a "potent sativa-dominant hybrid that helps relieve pain, anxiety and insomnia," according to promotional materials from .


Suspects in Marijuana-Related Armed Robbery In Custody

They were told two suspects, armed with rifles, stole several pounds of marijuana and a cell phone.


Arrest made in Grants Pass bank robbery - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

According to the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, Suiter was found at a local transient camp with several thousand dollars, some still wrapped in bundles.


Suspect in Umpqua Bank Robbery Arrested

Police say Suiter approached one of the bank tellers, told them it was a robbery, and asked for money.