• LOCAL NEWS

    Industrial Fire Prevention Level Lowered

    Industrial Fire Prevention Level Lowered

    September 18, 2014

    The Industrial Fire Prevention Level (IFPL) in forests and wildlands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry in southwest Oregon lowered from level 3 to level 2 this morning. This affects the 1.8 million acres of state, county, private and Bureau of Land Management lands protected by ODF’s

    Red Cross On Set With NewsWatch 12

    Red Cross On Set With NewsWatch 12

    September 18, 2014

    There are organizations in place to not only help people cope with the immediate shock of devastations, but to make a plan for the future which can sometimes be hard to even think about at first. The Southern Oregon chapter of Red Cross is helping the family in Medford whose home burned last night,

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  • REGIONAL NEWS

    Man Charged with Arson for King Fire

    Man Charged with Arson for King Fire

    September 18, 2014

    A man has been charged with Arson for the King Fire in California. The El Dorado County Superior Court charged Wayne Allen Huntsman Thursday with Arson of Forest Land, a felony.

    College of the Siskiyous Back in Session

    College of the Siskiyous Back in Session

    September 18, 2014

    While the Weed elementary and high schools are still closed for fire investigations, College of the Siskiyous is back in session for students today. Students at College of the Siskiyous are just being released from classes on the first day back since the fire.

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  • NATIONAL NEWS

    Senate to Vote on Arming Syrian Rebels

    Senate to Vote on Arming Syrian Rebels

    September 18, 2014

    The US senate is expected to vote on a plan to fight back against ISIS in Syria by arming other rebel groups. This comes a day after the US house approved the President's plan. The Syrian rebel training authorization is tucked into a spending bill, going before US senators today.

    Child Abuse Case Causes Spanking Debate

    Child Abuse Case Causes Spanking Debate

    September 18, 2014

    The Minnesota Vikings have banned NFL star Adrian Peterson from team activities, after he was accused of abusing his 4-year-old son. This allegation is reigniting a debate among parents about if spanking is an appropriate form of punishment.


  • SPORTS

    NFL Cracks Down on Performance Drugs

    NFL Cracks Down on Performance Drugs

    September 17, 2014

    The National Football League is making changes to its policies on performance enhancing substances. The league and its players association announced the deal Wednesday. As part of the agreement testing for human growth hormones will begin this sea

    Soccer Golf Course Built in Grants Pass

    Soccer Golf Course Built in Grants Pass

    September 16, 2014

    Sports fans are always looking for the next big thing. The owners at Dutcher Creek Golf Course in Grants Pass were so confident in an up-and-coming sport that they redesigned their golf course for it. NewsWatch 12's Brandon Kamerman has more on the Rogue Valley's newest sport.

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  • FEATURES

    How to Help Boles Fire Victims

    How to Help Boles Fire Victims

    September 17, 2014

    Newswatch 12 is teaming up with Goodwill to help victims of the Boles Fire. Goodwill is part of a multi-agency response team that includes the American Red Cross to address the immediate needs of the people affected by the Boles Fire

    2014 Coats for Kids

    2014 Coats for Kids

    September 17, 2014

    The cooler temperatures are on their way and NewsWatch12 wants to make sure local children are ready for them.

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