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Car Break-ins Under Investigation

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Sheriff’s office is investigating a string of car break-ins that happened over the weekend in the Altamont area. Several residents reported that cars were burglarized and valuables stolen. While most of the cars that were broken into had been left unlocked… some vehicles did have window broken. Law...
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FBI Monitoring Threats to LGBT Community

Portland, Ore.– The FBI in Oregon says they’re working with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies to identify any threats to the LGBT community. They say at this time, there are no known or credible threats to any community or organization in Oregon, but encourages you to report and suspicious activity to law...
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Gov. Brown Orders Flags to Half-Mast

Salem, Ore.– Governor Kate Brown has ordered flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-mast in honor of the victims of yesterday morning’s deadly massacre in Orlando Florida. She’s also asking state lawmakers to put tougher gun control restriction on the books, saying “We must take action to better protect community safety.”
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Trial Date Set for Alturas Murder Suspect

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The trial for the woman accused of killing several tribal and family members during a tribal hearing in February of 2014… has been scheduled for August. The trial was delayed because the judge assigned to the case passed away unexpectedly. Cherie Rhoades is charged with capital murder in the deaths of...
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Murder Suspect Wants Confession Tossed

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A young man charged with murder is asking a judge to toss his confession to the crime. 18-year old Seth James Cunningham is accused of shooting and killing 21-year old Aaron Andrews back in December. Cunningham’s attorney has filed a motion claiming that the DA’s office hasn’t provided the transcripts of...
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One Arrested in OC&E Trail Shooting Death

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls police have arrested a man in connection with a deadly shooting that happened early this morning along the OC&E trail. According to Klamath County District Attorney Rob Partridge… first responders were called to Cannon Avenue where the found the body of 22-year old Kameron Kevin Stewart. Police have arrested...
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Wildfires Prompt Air Quality Advisory for Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality urges residents in Crook, Deschutes, Klamath, and Jefferson counties to take precautions from smoke caused by fires burning in central Oregon and California. High smoke levels can create health problems for even healthy people so remember to limit your exposure to smoke by keeping windows...
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Speed Limit to Decrease on Sections of Highway 97

Klamath Falls, Ore.– ODOT has decided that it’s going to scale back the speed limit on two sections of Highway 97 and two sections of Highway 20. The state had just in March upped the limit to 65 miles an hour all along the highways. But engineers say there are a handful of areas...
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Wildfires Burning in Klamath County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Draw fire about 20 miles northeast of Chiloquin has grown to nearly 500 acres as of this afternoon. Strong winds are pushing the fire to the southwest. That lightening-caused fire has been burning since Sunday. And then there’s the Owyhee Canyon Fire in the Jordan Valley which has grown to...
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Speed Limit to Drop of 2 Sections of Highway 97

Salem, Ore.– ODOT has decided that it’s going to scale back the speed limit on two sections of Highway 97 and two sections of Highway 20. The state had just in March upped the limit to 65 miles an hour all along the highways. But engineers say there are a handful of areas along...
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