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Milk tanker truck crashes into barrier pole downtown

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –A milk tanker truck crashed downtown yesterday, tying up traffic for several hours. The truck was carrying around 20,000 pounds of milk in its tank when it took a corner too sharp at Main Street and Spring Street and hit a pole. Crews unhooked the trailer, and hauled the tanks away...
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Wrong way driver causes back up on I-5

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A wrong way driver caused a major back up on I-5 yesterday morning after crashing into a car, then leaving the scene of the accident. Around 6am 49 year old Sergey Zhura from Grants Pass got on I-5 headin south in the northbound lanes. Zhura’s van then clipped a car...
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Oregon is one fo the worst states for keeping registered sex offenders under supervision

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon has one of the worst records in the country for following federal standards intended to keep registered sex offenders under supervision. The state has become a haven for offenders dodging stricter rules in other states, and one reason may be because the state is two years behind entering names into...
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Oregon’s prison population drops

SALEM, Ore. –The latest projection of Oregon’s prison populations shows inmate numbers down by 500 over the next two years because of changes made in the 2013 legislative session. The forecast is a dramatic shift from one six months ago which projected a rising prison population over the next decade and said the growth...
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Hyatt Lake

Man hit on the side of the road near Hyatt Lake

HYATT LAKE, Ore. –A man was seriously injured after he was hit by a vehicle near Hyatt Lake Road. Authorities got a 911 for a man down on the side of the road at Highway 66 near Hyatt Lake Road.  45 year old Richard Conley from Alaska was found by the Greensprings Fire District...
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Crater Lake

Crater Lake employees furloughed during government shutdown

CRATER LAKE, Ore. –Nearly 300 people are being laid off at Crater Lake National Park as a result of the federal government shutdown. Two snowplow drivers, and law enforcement and emergency medical personnel will keep working. The entrances to the park are barricaded, and guests at Crater Lake Lodge and campgrounds have 24 hours...
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Justice Department isn’t going to press charges in Oregon Employment Department probe

SALEM, Ore. — The Justice Department is not going to press charges after a six-month probe into the Oregon Employment Department and its IT division. A software project that cost up to $4 million more than budgeted was the focus of the probe. The Identity and Access Management project was supposed to assist the...
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California couple stuck in the woods for two days after taking a backroad to the coast

OREGON 42, Ore. — A California couple following directions from GPS have been rescued after being stuck for two days in the woods. 73 year old Charles Garton from Ridgecrest, California, and his wife got stuck on a muddy shortcut off I-5, called Oregon 42. They were in their motor home that was also...
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The Fremont-Winema National Forest allows firewood cutting and gathering

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Fremont-Winema National Forest is currently allowing people to cut and gather firewood at Cottonwood Campground until the firewood is gone or inaccessible because of snow. You must have a valid Fremont-Winema National Forest personal-use firewood permit before you head out, and you can only cut or take downed logs...
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Nationwide manhunt for suspected murderer spotted in Siskyou County

SISKYOU COUNTY, Ore. — U.S. Marshals are on the lookout for Shane Franklin Miller, who’s wanted in a nationwide manhunt for a triple homicide. Miller was seen recently in Siskiyou County, and officials say he has a violent history and is considered to be armed and dangerous. 45 year old Miller is white, 180...
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