News in Roseburg, Oregon

Police: Man says he's a cop, tries to steal woman's car
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:38:13 -0700

Police in Roseburg say they arrested a transient who said he was one of them and tried to pull a woman from her vehicle Monday afternoon.

Sheriff: Teen girl attacked in downtown Roseburg
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:22:57 -0700

A Roseburg area transient attacked a teen girl after she let him use her phone on Thursday, the Sheriff's office said.

Grants Pass woman dead in crash near Roseburg High School
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:08:02 -0700

A Grants Pass woman was killed in a 3-car crash in front of Roseburg High School on Tuesday.

Medical issue cited in fatal Roseburg crash
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:08:27 -0700

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) â Investigators say a woman driving an SUV had suffered a medical condition before the vehicle hit a curb, went airborne and crashed into a car in front of Roseburg High School, killing a passenger in the car. The Roseburg News-Review reports that 53-year-old Laura Beth Cortez was in the back seat of the car on Tuesday afternoon and died at the scene of the crash. ...

One local woman dead, several others injured in Roseburg crash
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:11:40 -0700

Roseburg, Ore. -- A Grants Pass woman has died, several others injured, following a crash that occurred around 4:30pm Tuesday near Roseburg High School. According to the Oregon State Police 53 year-old Laura Cortez from Grants Pass died of her injuries after the Subaru she was a passenger in was hit by a Honda SUV driven by 56 year-old Gail Weaver from Myrtle Creek. Weaver was transported to ...

Roseburg Man Arrested for Stealing Car
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:00:25 -0700

WINSTON, Ore. — A stolen car was recovered by its owner, along with the help of Roseburg Police. Police received a 911 call Wednesday morning from a man saying he was following his car, which had been reported stolen two days before. A Winston police officer stopped the vehicle near Willis Creek Road and Brockway … Continue reading »

Roseburg kids replant the Douglas Complex
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:23:15 -0700

In an effort to celebrate the renewal of the burned Douglas Complex, Communites For Healthy Forests invited some Fir Grove fifth graders to learn about the benefits of restoring this area for now and future generations.

Settlement reached over leaky Myrtle Creek gym
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:50:34 -0700

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - The South Umpqua School District has received a $275,000 settlement in its lawsuit against the architect and contractor responsible for a middle school gymnasium that needs repairs. Officials at Coffenberry Middle School in Myrtle Creek say water has been leaking into the building that ...

Roseburg Man Sentenced in Drug Bust
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:15:54 -0700

ROSEBURG, Ore. — A Roseburg man is headed to prison for the next two years after he was charged with leading a drug operation. After 45-year old Jessie Benites gets out of jail, he will be under supervision for three years. Benites was arrested back in November after police say he smuggled heroin and meth … Continue reading »

Roseburg OSP office closing during move
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:55:46 -0700

At 3:00 pm Thursday, the Roseburg office of the Oregon State Police will close while they move to their new location in Winchester.