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News in Douglas County, Oregon
Police cleared in 2 in-custody deaths
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:07:29 -0800
Two men have died this year while being taken into police custody, and a Douglas County Grand Jury has ruled that the use of force in both cases was justified.
Ore. grand jury: force used in 2 fatal cases OK
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 10:52:17 -0800
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) â A grand jury in southern Oregon has ruled that the force used against two men who died while being taken into custody was justified. Stun guns were used in both cases. The Roseburg News-Review reports that 56-year-old Gregory Allen Price of Sublimity died June 22 after an altercation with Roseburg police in front of the Douglas County Courthouse. ...
Semi Overturns, Catches Fire on I-5
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:34:39 -0800
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. — Pretty much every road in our region was affected in some way Friday, because of the icy conditions. Just after five Friday morning, a semi truck overturned and caught on fire on I-5 south, near milepost 157 between Sutherlin and Cottage Grove. Oregon State Police say the semi was headed southbound, … Continue reading »
Man arrested, charged with assault on 4-month old
Tue, 26 Nov 2013 14:22:08 -0800
ROSEBURG, Ore. -- A 4-month-old girl was brought to her pediatrician with serious injuries. The doctor alerted the Department of Human Services, leading to the arrest of the infant's father, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. ...
Rural leaders unenthused about Wyden O&C timber plan
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:48:59 -0800
A group representing Oregon counties that host large amounts of “O&C” timber land issued a lukewarm response to Sen. Ron Wyden’s proposed timber-cutting bill Monday, saying it doesn’t go far enough. “Based on limited review of a very complicated, 180-page bill, I have to admit disappointment,” said Douglas County Commissioner Doug Robertson, who serves as president of the Association of O&C ...
New judge appointed to Grant County double murder case
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 13:38:36 -0800
A retired Vale judge has been appointed to hear the case of a 14-year-old boy in foster care accused of killing two Baker County men at a hunting cabin near Granite on Oct. 3.
Winter Weather Hits Western Oregon
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 09:04:25 -0800
Meteorologist Melissa Frey’s Forecast Discussion: The first snow of the season is here! Pretty much everyone in western Oregon is seeing snow at this point. Here’s a look at early snow totals from weather spotters: NW Corvallis: 7″, Toledo: 2.5″, Veneta: 3″, Corvallis: 3-4″, Philomath: 4″, Eugene: 1-3″. The area of low pressure responsible for all of this snow is … Continue reading »
Chains required south of Eugene on snow-packed I-5
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 15:25:50 -0800
Crews are still working to clear Interstate 5 of packed snow and ice in central and southern Oregon after a December storm dropped a blanket of snow on the southern Willamette Valley. After plowing and sanding along I-5 through the night, ODOT crews reached bare pavement on the interstate in Linn and parts of Lane Counties.
North State in Brief: Dec. 11, 2013
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:00:00 -0800
A brief look at news from around the North State.
Citizens assist in arrest
Sun, 01 Dec 2013 16:07:17 -0800
By KTVL Staff/KTVL.com ROSEBURG, Ore -- Saturday afternoon Oregon State Police say drivers helped them track down a dangerous driver. Callers reported a woman driving near Roseburg was passing on the shoulder at high speeds. More than eight people called dispatch to report her and help troopers track down where she was on Interstate 5. ...