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Escaped suspect recaptured

Yreka, Calif.– The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s office spent about 90 minutes yesterday searching for a man who fled from custody when he was being taken to the jail. According to a press release… an officer was taking two felony arrestees to the jail, when 21-year old Aaron Peruzzi managed to run away. Calls were...
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County Woodstove Violations Up From Last Year

Klamath Falls, Ore – As of December 25th, 2016 Klamath County has had a sharp increase in woodstove violations from the same time last year. Even though we as a community have developed a plan to improve our air quality, residential wood burning contributes to nearly 75 percent of all air pollution in Klamath...
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First Day Of The Year Hike In Chiloquin

Chiloquin, Ore – If you’re ready to work off some post holiday calories, we might have just the thing for you.  It’s the First Day Hike 2017!  Meet at 10am on Sunday January 1st, 2017 at the Cookhouse in the Collier Logging Museum.  There’ll be a warm up and information before the group sets...
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Jackson County Suspect Sentenced To 141 Months In Prison

Medford, Ore – Back in August of 2016, the Medford PD as well as other local agencies were in pursuit of suspect Robert Brooks.  The pursuit concluded when Brooks crashed into another vehicle at the intersection of Vilas and Table Rock Road.  As a result of the crash the driver of the other vehicle...
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Two arrested after chase through 3 counties

Madras, Ore.– Two men were arrested Wednesday after leading several law enforcement agencies on a chase through three counties. Oregon State Police troopers say it started in Prineville at 9:45 Monday morning with an officer tried stopping a sedan. The driver refused to pull over, and officers took chase. Redmond police took up and...
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Businesses invited to cyber security seminar

Medford, Ore.– The Medford Police Department hosts a seminar in January to help local businesses consider ways that they might be at risk of a cyber attack. The FBI and its Oregon Cyber Task Force along with the Southern Oregon High Tech Task Force are presenting the seminar next month, teaching you about trends,...
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New Oregon License Plate Proposed

Salem, Ore – Oregonians who want to show their love of gray whales might soon be able to with a new license plate design being touted.  If approved, the new plate called “Coastal Playground” will feature a gray whale and her calf.  The project is being sponsored by the OSU Marine Mammal Institute and...
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Red Cross Helps Fire Victims Locally

Klamath Falls, Ore – A fire broke out at 4:45am today, December 28th, in a single family home in the 2000 block of Home Avenue in Klamath Falls.  Fire crews responded and extinguished the blaze, then the 3 adults affected were given assistance by the American Red Cross. The Red Cross in Oregon and...
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Free Fishing And More This Holiday Weekend

Salem, Ore – This weekend, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is giving you the gift of fishing, crabbing and clamming in Oregon for free.  You won’t need licenses, tags or endorsements are needed on those days.  However, all other fishing regulations still apply. If you’re looking to spend the weekend outside with...
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Sky Lanterns To Be Illegal In The New Year

Salem, Ore – You’ve seen them floating in the sky at night, some people set them off in memoriam, others just for the beauty.  But come 2017 they’re going to be illegal in our state.  Sky lanterns, also called aerial luminaries, Chinese lanterns, mini hot air balloons, UFO balloons and wish lanterns are basically...
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