Eugene man going to prison for sexual abuse

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Eugene man has been convicted of sexually abusing two international students at the University of Oregon. 35-year-old Christopher Mack faces more than six years in prison at today’s sentencing. Mack was found guilty following a non-jury trial. Officers reported that a man approached a female student near the Matthew...
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Timber equipment vandalized in the Ashland Creek watershed

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –A log loader used for thinning trees in the Ashland Creek watershed was covered with graffiti and its gas tank was contaminated last weekend. Crew members discovered the graffiti Monday morning and operated the loader for about an hour before it broke down, postponing work for the day. After replacing filters...
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Man caught driving drunk twice in one day

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Corvallis man didn’t learn his lesson the first time he got busted for drunk driving the other day, so he got behind the wheel less than two hours after being stopped and arrested the first time. 40-year-old Juan Jose Mejia Gutierrez had a blood alcohol content of 0.15 when...
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Shooter stocked up on ammunition just days before attack

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The man who killed two people and wounded another at a suburban Oregon mall bought more than 100 rounds of ammunition and magazines to carry them in just days before the December attack, according to a sheriff’s report released yesterday. 22 year old Jacob Roberts fired into crowds of people...
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Morning News Updates – 5.2.2013

Here’s the latest updates from the Newstalk 1150 KAGO newsdesk:
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Bend couple on their way to prison in real estate scam

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.- A Bend couple is going to prison in connection with a scheme that ripped off almost $6 million from real estate investors. 49 year old Tamara Sawyer, a former real estate broker, was sentenced to nine years in prison yesterday in Eugene. Her husband, 60 year old former Bend Police Captain...
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3 new suspects in custody in Boston Bombing case

UPDATE: The FBI has identified 2 of the 3 suspects that are custody in connection with the Boston Bombing case. Azamat Tazhayako and Dias Kadyrbayev were classmates of  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and were from Kazakhstan. A third unidentified US citizen is also in custody. They are expected in court this afternoon.  The students face charges...
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Illegal immigrants will be able to get 4 year driver’s licenses in Oregon

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Tens of thousands of immigrants living in Oregon illegally will be able to get four-year driver’s licenses starting Jan. 1 under a bill that the legislature approved by the House yesterday. The House passed the measure in a 38-20 vote after more than an hour of debate. Gov. John Kitzhaber...
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Budget committee looks at Senior Center meal funding cuts

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — After five hours of concerned locals in Klamath Falls talking to the budget committee about their desire to not end the Senior Center Meal on Wheels program, no decision has been made yet on whether the program will end. Klamath County Commissioner Jim Bellet put out boxes of TV dinners...
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Environmental protesters may be liable for costs if bill passes

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Two new bills passed the Oregon House and are on their way to the Senate that will allow lumber companies to sue environmental protesters. House Bill 2595, which passed 51-4, would make it a crime to interfere with state forestland management. House Bill 2596, which passed 43-12, would enable private...
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