A COOS BAY MAN WHO WAS ON THE RUN FROM POLICE HAS BEEN FOUND GUILTY OF POSSESSING EXPLOSIVE DEVICES. JAY YARBROUGH HAS BEEN FOUND GUILTY OF CHARGES INCLUDING POSSESSION OF A SHORT-BARRELED RIFLE AND PIPE BOMBS. POLICE SAY THE MAN'S WIFE ALERTED POLICE OF A DOMESTIC DISPUTE WHILE YARBROUGH WAS IN THE HOSPITAL FOR A LUNG INFECTION AND SEPSIS. THAT'S WHEN POLICE SAY SHE SHOWED THEM A BUNKER UNDER THE HOUSE... CONTAINING MULTIPLE FIREARMS, AND LARGE C-O-2 CANISTERS FILLED WITH GUNPOWDER. SENTENCING IS SET FROM DECEMBER 12th
POLICE IN KLAMATH FALLS HAVE RELEASED SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS OF AN ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT... AND THEY'RE ASKING FOR YOUR HELP IN FINDING HIM. POLICE SAY A MAN ROBBED MURPHY'S MARKET AT GUNPOINT EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. REPORTS INDICATE THE MAN THREATENED THE CLERK WITH A LARGE-CALIBER HANDGUN, THEN RAN OFF WITH THE CASH. TO VIEW THE PICTURES GO TO KOBI5.COM
GOV. JOHN KITZHABER AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION HAVE SIGNED AN AGREEMENT FOR SHARING THE SCARCE WATER OF THE UPPER KLAMATH BASIN. THEY JOINED RANCHERS AND THE KLAMATH TRIBES IN ENDORSING KEY ELEMENTS OF FUTURE LEGISLATION TO REDUCE THE RISK OF IRRIGATION WATER BEING SHUT OFF TO PROTECT FISH, AS IT WAS LAST SUMMER. THE DEAL WAS PUT TOGETHER BY A TASK FORCE NAMED LAST JUNE BY SEN. RON WYDEN.
OREGON STATE TROOPERS PATROLLING INTERSTATE 5 NEAR CENTRAL POINT DISCOVERED 23 POUNDS OF COCAINE HIDDEN INSIDE A VEHICLE STOPPED FOR SPEEDING. VINCENT MICHAEL MENDEZ 22, AND ALYSSA PANZIERA, 21- BOTH OF CALIFORNIA, WERE ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF POSSESSION AND DELIVERY OF COCAINE AND ARE BEING HELD ON $40,000 BAIL. INVESTIGATORS ESTIMATE THE VALUE OF THE COCAINE AT OVER HALF A MILLION DOLLARS.
THE FAMILY OF AN 18 YEAR OLD MAN SHOT AND KILLED BY A MEDFORD POLICE OFFICER IN JANUARY 2012 IS SUING THE CITY FOR 2 MILLION DOLLARS. ELIAS RUIZ WAS SHOT WHEN HE CHARGED FROM HIS WEST MEDFORD HOME BRANDISHING A BUTCHER KNIFE AND WEARING A BULLET PROOF VEST. IN FEBRUARY OF 2012, A JACKSON COUNTYR GRAND JURY RULED POLICE WERE JUSTIFIED USING DEADLY FORCE AFTER THEY WERE CALLED TO THE HOME FOR A DOMESTIC DISPUTE.
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FAMILY SUES TAXPAYERS OVER 2012 MPD SHOOTING DEATH
The family of the 18-year old shot and killed 2 years ago by MPD sues taxpayers for 2 mill. You may recall the story of Elias Ruiz. He got into a fight with his family, and "lost it", Family called the police, and he answers the front door while brandishing a butcher knife, and was wearing a bulletproof vest.
Listen, this is really sad, and I have problems with trigger-happy cops. However, given the circumstances, I probably would have shot the kid, too. No one has a duty to take a possibly lethal slice from the mentally unhinged. The lawyers will B.S. about training all they want, but there are times that once you're knocked down by the crazy with a knife, you shoot.
Colin Flaherty, the author of "White Girl Bleed a Lot" sends me this CNN clip. Colin's book reports on the rising tide of black mob violence. Flaherty doesn't try to discover the "why" behind the crime, merely the facts of the crimes, and the media desire to not report it. CNN, as this clip shows, isn't happy talking about this crime trend.
GUEST INFORMATION 12-04-2013
6:35 Alex Fitzsimmons, policy analyst at the Institute for Energy Research, Oregon is one of the top 10 wind energy recipients. Yep, we're good at sopping up that green energy gravy.
7:10 Detroit is bankrupt, pensioneers getting hosed. Will we see more of this, maybe in Oregon cities? Guest is Rich Danker, economics director of American Principles Project, a Washington-based policy organization, working on public pension reform.
7:35 Lt. Budreau with Crimestoppers
8:10 Curt Chancler with the U.S. Observer newspaper. More on the drive to hold local government accountable to the constitution.
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