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Stabbing suspect faces attempted murder charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– One person was critically injured in a stabbing Saturday evening behind the Elk Apartments. Family members reported on social media that the 40-year old victim is in stable condition following surgery at OHSU to repair his heart. Klamath Falls Police say the man wanted in connection with the stabbing turned himself into...
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8 displaced after early morning fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A house fire displaced a Klamath Falls family early yesterday morning. The fire was first reported at around 5:30 on Martin Street. Everyone was able to get out of the home safely, though the house itself suffered some significant damage. Local volunteers with the Red Cross were called out to help...
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Police seek two teens after Modoc Field vandalism

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Klamath Falls Police are looking for a couple of teens who may be responsible for some recent vandalism at Modoc Field. The two were seen on surveillance video at the field during the time frame that vandalism is believed to have occurred. You can see a photo on our website… MyBasin.com.
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One arrested following assault with SUV

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls woman faces assault charges after police say she used her SUV to run down a man she knew. 27-year old Shayla May Brown was arrested Monday night after she allegedly hit the 31-year old victim, who was trying to get away on a scooter. The victim was treated...
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Court date scheduled for Sheriff Skrah

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Sheriff Frank Skrah will have his day in court. Skrah was indicted more than 10 months ago on several charges, including assault, harassment, and official misconducted. Skrah has denied the charges, and refused calls to step down from office… but is not running for re-election in November. He’s scheduled to go...
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Redmond man races extradition to Oregon to face murder charges

Bend, Ore.– Authorities in Bend have started the process of working to extradite a man arrested in California in connection with the death of Kaylee Sawyer. 31-year old Edwin Lara from Redmond faces five felony charges in California after a violent crime spree in his effort to flee Deschutes County. If Lara doesn’t fight...
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Man wanted in Bend woman’s disappearance

Bend, Ore.– Police in Bend are looking for a man who worked part-time as a security guard at Central Oregon Community College, and is a suspect in the murder of a woman who reported missing Sunday. Police say they spent the day investigating several leads regarding Kaylee Sawyer’s disappearance, and believe she was murdered....
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Klamath Falls Schools to expand after-school sports

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath Falls City Schools plans to expand an after-school sports program for K-5 students in the coming school year. The school district worked with 21st Century Learning Centers to provide the sports programs, and they’ll now be offered at all four of its elementary schools. The program will offer coed...
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Blood donor agencies test some blood for Zika

Salem, Ore.– The Red Cross is one of the blood donation agencies participating in an investigational study to test blood supplies for the Zika virus. Natividad Lewis is a spokesperson for the Northwest chapter of the Red Cross… and says blood in Oregon is NOT being tested, because there are relatively few cases of...
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Oregon Caves remodel may not be enough

Salem, Ore.– The National Park Service is gearing up for an 8-million dollar upgrade on the Oregon Caves Chateau… but a group that works to support the park thinks it might not be enough to restore the 83-year old building. The plan is to upgrade life-safety and accessibility at the Chateau during the remodel,...
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