Distracted driving can be fatal. That quick text or entering your destination in a navigation program while driving can turn something that can seem so innocuous into a tragic accident.
Steven Earl White, 55, of Chiloquin appeared in court Tuesday facing charges including attempted murder after a Sunday afternoon standoff with Klamath County Sheriff’s Office deputies in which he allegedly shot at two deputies and then set his house on fire prior to his arrest.
A Chiloquin man is in custody after a prolonged standoff from Sunday afternoon into the late evening where Klamath County Sheriff’s Office deputies were shot at, and a home set fire, according to a sheriff’s office news release.
Joshua Holloway pleaded not guilty to murder charges Friday afternoon after a Highway 97 chase north of Gilchrist led to his arrest Friday morning just after midnight. A fourth suspect in the murder of Pedro Richard Padilla Jr., Julie Davis of Klamath Falls, is also wanted, it was announced Friday.
SACRAMENTO — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the shooting of an endangered gray wolf found along County Road 91, Modoc County, in December 2018, according to a news release.
The Oregon Court of Appeals this week overturned the 2016 manslaughter conviction of a 49-year-old Bend woman who smothered her grandmother with a pillow.
A man accused of killing a Klamath County resident for $10,000 appeared in court Friday.
Highway 97 is blocked near the junction with highway 62 to the south and at highway 422 to the north, according to a news release from the Klamath County Sheriff's office.
A report of a suspicious envelope that potentially contained a hazardous substance resulted in the evacuation of employees at a Klamath Falls business Thursday afternoon, according to a news release from the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office.
The Klamath County Grand Jury declared the Nov. 12 officer-involved shooting at the 300 block of Laguna Street justified after reviewing evidence.
Klamath County Sheriff’s Office Jail Commander Lt. Brian Bryson has been awarded Jail Commander of the Year honors by the Oregon State Sheriffs’ Association at a banquet in Bend, on Dec. 4, according to a Klamath County Sheriff’s office news release.
A home on the 7200 block of Henley Road was destroyed by fire Saturday afternoon. No one was injured and the fire was contained to the single structure, but the house was described as a “total loss,” by a representative from Klamath Falls Fire District 1.
Crater Lake National Park Rangers are seeking information about the identity of a park visitor who recently drove off-road from the road to Rim Village, causing substantial damage to plants and park resources, according to information posted to the park’s Facebook page.
City of Klamath Falls and Klamath County road crews have been out in full force treating the roads and working to restore transportation around the area after Tuesday’s dumping of 8.1 inches of snow.