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News10 Evening News Break Feb. 19
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 18:38:32 -0800

1. Two dogs were stolen right out of their kennels at the Josephine County Animal Shelter. This is not the first time the Josephine County Animal Shelter has had to deal with people breaking in to steal dogs from the shelter. The trespassers broke the lock off the fence and stole two dogs, Spudd and Henry, early Wednesday morning. ...

Disaster Relief For Pets
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 04:19:48 -0800

Ariana Rakhshani/KTVL.com JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. -- Rogue Valley Kennel Club is fundraising for a disaster trailer for up to 65 pets. It would be used in emergency situations to evacuate pets, and would be the first to appear in Oregon. ...

ODF drone continues grounded
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:27:53 -0800

By Jessica De Nova/KTVL.com JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore.-While one local fire agency has been able to take advantage of a quadcopter for about one year, the Oregon Department of Forestry’s unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has sat grounded for more than one year. ...

Rain & Wind Begin Today
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 09:04:37 -0800

  WEATHER DISCUSSION Today marks the beginning of what will be a rain & wind event across southern Oregon and northern California. The first of a series of storms will push through today, bringing steady rainfall to the coast, Josephine County & Western Siskiyou. The southwesterly winds will limit the steady rain in Jackson County, … Continue reading »

Bill Currier Selected To Be Chairman of Oregon Republican Party
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:33:12 -0800

The Oregon Republican Party selected Bill Currier to be its new party chair on Saturday, after a contentious debate.  

News10 Afternoon News Break Feb. 12
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:38:35 -0800

1. The AP is citing unnamed sources saying the governor considered a decision to resign due to an ethics scandal surrounding him and his fiancee, but he then changed his mind. He spoke Wednesday night to reporters in Portland saying he has no plans to leave office after meetings in person with Secretary of State Kate Brown. ...

Wanted South Carolina sex offender arrested in Port Orford
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 17:57:53 -0800

UPDATE: Melton was arrested after an extensive door-to-door search in Port Orford. He was taken into custody after a Curry County Sheriff's deputy recognized him riding a bicycle on Highway 101 near Dear Park Lane north of Brookings. ---- CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, SC (WBTV) - The search continued Sunday for a 14-year-old girl who Chesterfield deputies say they believe a was abducted from her school ...

News10 Afternoon Newsbreak Feb. 2
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 12:27:54 -0800

1. The owners of a mobile home in White City are safe after a fire Sunday morning. The couple went to pick up medication and came back to Jackson County Fire District 3 firefighters in their home. Fire crews responded to the call just after 11 a.m. and found flames on the front porch and into the living room. ...

News10 Afternoon News Break Feb. 5
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 13:08:46 -0800

1. Jackson County Commissioners decided against paying local farmers who have livestock killed by wolves. They decided not to form a committee to deal with wold depredation this year. The budget cycle for state grants run from March to March. The commissioners say they are not ready to form the committee because there have not been any livestock kills from wolves yet. ...

Cop cam records GPDPS officers saving child
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:28:16 -0800

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- A mother and child are now getting the help they need thanks to the lifesaving efforts of two Grants Pass Department of Public Safety officers. The situation could have easily ended in death or allegations of police brutality when a woman experiencing a mental breakdown allegedly threatened her child with a knife in December 2014. ...