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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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Siskiyou County Approves Ban on Outdoor Pot Grows

Yreka, Calif.– Voters in Siskiyou County have passed a measure to ban outdoor marijuana grow operations. 66-percent of those who cast a ballot voted favor of the ban. Voters also passed a measure to pay for a new state-of-the-art county jail, using a sales tax increase and a 27 million dollar grants from the...
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VA Hires LGBT Coordinator

Salem, Ore.– The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs has taken an unprecedented step by hiring the nation’s first LGBT Veterans Coordinator. Nathaniel Boehme was hired in May and is training for the new position this month, which is also LGBT Pride Month. Boehme says lawmakers originally proposed the position to help veterans who identify...
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Video: Man Arrested after Naked Confrontation

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man was arrested wearing nothing but a scowl…  after arguing with a couple outside of their home on Friday. KOBI is reporting that a woman confronted 36-year old Dustin Lee Rice who was insisting on feeding tacos to her dogs. When the woman’s boyfriend also confronted the man…...
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