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Two Injured in Early Morning Shooting

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Two people were reportedly injured in what witnesses have described as a drive-by shooting that happened early Monday morning in the 4300 block of Frieda Avenue. According to reports… two people were injured… one person shot in the arm, the other shot in the leg— both injuries are not considered life-threatening....
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Lawmakers Consider Bill to Allow Sale of Naloxone

Salem, Ore.–  A dose of naloxone can be the difference between life and death for someone who overdoses on opiates… and sometimes, by the time paramedics arrive with the drug, it’s too late. One Oregon lawmaker plans to introduce a bill in Salem that would allow anyone to buy the nasal spray to counteract the...
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Senior Group Receives Donated Vehicle

Lakeview, Ore.–  Lake County recently donated a retired SUV to the Lake County Senior Citizens Association last month. The 2004 Jeep Cherokee had been used by the Juvenile department, and needed to be replaced. Usually the county will sell retired vehicles at auction and get a few hundred dollars, but commissioners decided to donate...
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Arrest Warrant Issued in Connection with Klamath Falls Murder

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A state-wide arrest warrant has been issued for a Beaverton man suspected in connection with the murder of a man’s who’s body was found in a Klamath Falls hotel over the weekend. According to Klamath County District Attorney Rob Patridge… KFPD was called out the the Rivers Inn on Main Street...
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Flooding Rains, Snowfall, Help Oregon Drought

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Oregon has benefited the most from recent rain and snow fall in the Northwest when it comes to overcoming the 4-year drought in the state. The US Drought Monitor shows that just under 40-percent of Oregon is still under Extreme Drought conditions… that’s down from more than 67-percent just three months...
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Oregon Promise Could Lure More Students to Community Colleges

Salem, Ore.–  State officials expect as many as 7-thousand current high school seniors in the state are expected to take advantage of the new Oregon Promise program. Analysts say that if that happens… that would amount to about 20-percent of graduating high schools students heading to community colleges… a 25-percent increase.  Students accepted into...
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Officers to be Recognized for Life-Saving Efforts

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  Two Klamath Falls Police officers are being recognized for saving the life of a Klamath Falls man. KFPD Officers Taylor Herbst and Thomas Reif were called to a home on Division Street in October, where they found a man trying to hang himself. The officers worked together to cut him down...
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Klamath Falls Woman Sues After Botched Surgery

Klamath Falls, Ore.–  A Klamath County woman is asking for 3-quarters of a million dollars in damages in a malpractice lawsuit against Sky Lakes Medical Center. Twila Eastburn filed the suit in Klamath County circuit Court last week, naming the hospital and Heartfelt Obstetrics and Gynecology, along with two doctors. According to the suit… Eastburn...
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Police: Portland Tests Positive for Pot After Deadly Las Vegas Accident

Las Vegas, Nev.–  The drug test results are in and investigators say the Portland woman who drove a car onto a crowded sidewalk in Las Vegas last week tested positive for marijuana. 24 year old Lakeisha Holloway is charged with murder and attempted murder after one person died and nearly 3-dozen were injured earlier...
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Chiloquin Man Dies in Train Collision

Union, Ore.– A Chiloquin man was one of three people who died earlier this week when an SUV he was in collided with a Union Pacific train. 20-year old James Austin Johnson died in Union county Tuesday afternoon after the Jeep Cherokee he was in turned into the path of an oncoming train. 43-year...
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