Two Women Escape Possible Arson Fire

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Investigators are investing a mobile home fire in Klamath Falls yesterday afternoon as a possible arson. The fire broke out before 1:00 yesterday, two women were in the trailer on Shasta Way at Kane Street at the time, and told investigators they heard a noise, the saw smoke. The mobile home and carport were...
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Horse Stolen from Animal Shelter

Klamath Falls, Ore.– Members of the animal rescue community in Klamath County are trying to understand why someone would steal a horse. The horse had been rescued from a property in Merrill earlier this month, and someone cut through a fence at the Klamath County Large Animal Rescue sometime Monday night, and took a...
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Man Arrested in Sting of Thefts in Oregon, California

30-year old Tyler Creighton Bodle is being held in Siskiyou county on several theft and burglary charges in California and Oregon. Klamath County Sheriff’s detectives say a traffic stop in Klamath County put him on law enforcement’s radar… when some things linked to a handful of area burglaries were found in his car. A...
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Second Arrest in Donald Black Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A second arrest has been made in connection with last month’s shooting death of a Klamath Falls man. A secret grand jury has indicted 36-year old Barbara Bareilles on criminal conspiracy charges in connection with the death of Donald Clinton Black. Investigators say Joseph Woodward fired the gun that killed Black,...
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Renton, WA Man Wanted for Rape

Renton, Wash.– A nation-wide manhunt is underway for a man with an extensive criminal background, accused of raping a Renton, Wash. woman as she opened a drive through coffee stand. Renton Police say Shad Johnson sat, waiting for the victim, whom he knew… to open the coffee shop. Police say Johnson is currently on federal...
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Police Investigate Accident that Kills Three Children

Springfield, Ore.– Police in Springfield say they’ve ruled out alcohol as a factor in an accident there that left three children dead, and their mother seriously injured. Investigators say toxicology tests are being processed, and they’re looking into whether the driver, who is cooperating with the investigation, might have run a red light.  They’re looking for any...
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Harris Faces Arson, Other Charges

Klamath Falls, Ore.– The man accused of starting several arson fires in Klamath Falls was in court yesterday to face arson and burglary charges. Police say 19-year old Bradon Levi Harris is responsible for starting several fires in vacant homes. But those aren’t the only charges he faces…. He has several pending charges dating back to...
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Iconic Hotdog on Wheels Schedules Basin Visit

Klamath Falls, Ore.– FRANKly, Kids in the basin will RELISH this news… the Wienermobile will be in Klamath Falls this weekend. The Iconic hotdog and a bun shaped vehicle makes a pit stop at Sherms Thunderbird on Sunday from 10am to 2pm. They’ll have fun activities for the kids (parent to parent— avoid the wiener whistles). 
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Fairgrounds Board to File Lawsuit Against County

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A lawsuit expected to be filed this week could be summed up in the phrase… show me the money. The Klamath County Fair Board is suing Klamath County, saying the county isn’t using the right formula to put money into the fairground’s bank account… tax revenue that voters approved in 1978 to go toward tourism...
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Klamath Falls Man Investigated for Stealing Artifacts

Klamath Falls, Ore.– A Klamath Falls man is suspected of stealing archeological artifacts. 46-year old Douglas Cotallese is suspected of taking and selling Native American relics uncovered during a seven-months long investigation. Oregon State Police say drought conditions in the basin led to receding waters which uncovered arrow heads, and other items of historic...
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