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News10 Afternoon News Break Jan. 29
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:57:54 -0800

1. New numbers show the graduation rate is improving in Oregon. Across the state, the Class of 2014 had a graduation rate of 72 percent, up from 69 percent in 2013. Those rates are higher in Jackson County, according to the Oregon Department of Education. They take into account 2014 graduates. ...

Oregon pot producers ramping up production
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 08:05:19 -0800

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The number of large-scale marijuana farms in Oregon is up sharply, and the largest doesn't even serve Oregonians. The site is in southern Oregon, at the Josephine County community Selma. It produces medical marijuana for 104 Oregon medical marijuana patients. All live in California, ...

Oregon Trails-Jails
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:02:14 -0800

  MEDFORD, Ore.–Possibly the oldest existing city jail in southern Oregon is at the 125 year old Jacksonville city hall. A plaque on the wall says it was built in 1880 for 25-hundred dollars and included two jail cells in addition to a clerk’s office, fire station and council meeting room, still in use today. … Continue reading »

Biggest medical marijuana grow site in Josephine County
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:57:59 -0800

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The biggest medical marijuana grow site in Oregon doesn't even serve Oregonians. The site in the Josephine County community of Selma produces medical marijuana for 104 Oregon medical marijuana patients - all living in California. ...

Video Chats Replace Face-To-Face Visits In Oregon's Largest County Jail System
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:20:02 -0800

By the end of the year, inmates in the Multntomah County Jail will no longer be able to visit with friends and family separated by a pane of glass.

Josephine County residents rally for Riley
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:27:53 -0800

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- People rallying against the decision to put a dog down in Josephine County. News10's Justin Matthews tells us why the community says something needs to be done about euthanasia in local shelters.

Fatal pedestrian/car crash under investigation in Grants Pass
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:50:51 -0800

Grants Pass, Ore. --- Oregon State Police troopers are investigating a fatal vehicle/pedestrian crash in Rural Josephine County. OSP says the incident happened north of Grants Pass at around 8:20 Monday night on Three Pines Road. Troopers responded to a call of a woman who had been run over by a vehicle on private property. Troopers believe alcohol may be a factor in the incident. The ...

Video Chats Replace Face To Face Visits In Oregon's Largest Conty Jail System
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:33:27 -0800

By the end of the year, inmates in the Multntomah County Jail will no longer be able to visit with friends and family separated by a pane of glass.

Oregon man charged with assaulting his 7-week-old baby
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:04:23 -0800

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police detectives have arrested a Grants Pass man accused of injuring his 7-week-old baby. Lt. Josh Brooks says 27-year-old Kevin "Tony" McCage was arrested in Portland and later booked into the Josephine County Jail on charges of assault and criminal mistreatment. ...

Despite public protest and four families willing to adopt him, dog named Riley euthanized by Oregon shelter
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:11:07 -0800

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — The decision to euthanize a dog that had heartworm led to a protest at a southern Oregon courthouse. The Grants Pass Daily Courier reports the border collie mix named Riley died Friday at Josephine County’s animal shelter. Charlyn Witcher organized Monday’s protest, saying there was no need to kill Riley. […]