No injuries as plane makes emergency landing in Klamath Falls

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A plane belonging to Allegiant Air yesterday had to make an emergency landing at the Klamath Falls airport. The flight originated in Phoenix, Arizona and was on its way to Bellingham, Washington when it made the unscheduled stop. Generators on the plane may have caused the problem. The plane landed...
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Police investigate burglaries on Sixth

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath Falls police are still investigating the break-ins early Tuesday morning along South Sixth Street. The Dollar Tree and Liberty Tax were burglarized and cash was stolen. Investigators said they did have a few persons of interest in the case.
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Jail levy will be before voters

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A $1.6 million levy affecting law enforcement will be on the May ballot after Klamath County Commissioners okayed the ballot measure yesterday. The three year levy would provide funds for the Klamath County Jail’s B pod and could prevent major cuts to the District Attorney’s office and juvenile department. The...
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Stabbing victim recovers

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – More now on the stabbing of 28-year old Michael King, who has been treated and released. Klamath Falls police say 35-year old Sheila Kerekes is still in the Klamath County jail on $110,000 bail. Joseph Kerekes was also arrested on charges of disorderly conduct. He was released after posting ten...
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Tire fire spreads to side of downtown building

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath County Fire District No. 1 is investigating the cause of last night’s fire at 218 Broad St. Fire officials said the fire started in a small utility trailer parked next to the building, and loaded full of tires. The flames damaged the side of the building. Investigators haven’t said...
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Missing couple found

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office yesterday asked the public to keep an eye out for a missing man and woman thought to be near the Oregon-California border, and hours later the couple was found safe. 46-year old David Martin and 65-year old Georgie Short were traveling through Northern California when...
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Open enrollment doesn’t lead to sports eligibility

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – With the approval of open enrollment for the Klamath County School District, student athletes thinking of transferring should know current eligibility rules established by the Oregon School Activities Association require students to live in the attendance boundary where they participate. Students may be able to transfer in, but they may...
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ID released in fatal accident

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The California Highway Patrol has released the name of the man who died in a single vehicle rollover accident Friday night. Gilberto Montalvo died after he was ejected from the rear passenger seat. He was not wearing his seatbelt. 32-year old Jose Vite-Hernandez was driving, and was arrested for driving...
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Klamath Falls woman faces assault charge

Bail was set at $110,000 over the weekend for a local woman charged with assault. 35-year old Sheila Maria Kerekes was arrested early Sunday and charged with first-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon and booked into the Klamath County Jail.
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Gas prices show no signs of lowering

Gas prices have climbed 25 cents on average since January 1, and experts say the $4 mark is coming. The national average could be around $4.25 by late April. Prices now in Klamath Falls average in the $3.60s.
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