Month: December 2015

2015 murders aren’t above average says Sheriff

Despite year-end rash The investigation continues into the murder of an 80-year old Florence area man Tuesday afternoon. Lane County Sheriff’s Detectives say 41-year old Jeffrey Holmes killed his step father, 80-year old Jack Youngblood during a dispute at Youngblood’s Knoll Way home. Holmes then left on foot. He was […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 12/31/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/232 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) – A Newport officer who shot and wounded a hammer-wielding suspect has been found to be justified in his use of force against the 53-year-old man. KOIN-TV reports the Lincoln County […]

NW Sports from the AP

Date: 12/31/2015 05:00 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/247 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – C.J. McCollum scored 29 points, Allen Crabbe had 20 and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 110-103 on Wednesday night for their third consecutive victory. […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 12/31/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/269 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Oregon’s tax-free marijuana sales come to an end next year. Beginning Jan. 4, the state will collect a 25 percent sales tax on marijuana products sold to people without medical […]

Homicide victim ID’d; Step son arrested

Sheriff sheds more light on family dispute that led to murder Updated 10:10 AM, 12/30/15 An 80-year old Florence area man was found dead at his home yesterday just after noon. Lane County Sheriff Byron Trapp said Jack Youngblood was found dead and his step son, 41-year old Jeffrey Holmes […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 12/30/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/199 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press MADRAS, Ore. (AP) – A Jefferson County couple is facing charges in the death of a 1-year-old. KOIN-TV reports that 25-year-old Raine Austria and 20-year-old Garry Lee Vineyard II are charged with withholding food […]