Klamath Falls Breaking Local News

Highway 97 Closure Alert

Highway 97 is closed from South Side Bypass North to Main for a semi truck related crash. We recommend avoiding the area. The recovery process is expected to take some time. Major damage occurred to the semi truck. Icy roads are reported in area. This MVA is reported as no injury. Update: 7:13am the highway is reported open with flaggers. Delays possible. More information is available on our Breaking News App

Trending Regional News

Former Madras Police Officer Sent To Prison For 6 Years For Repeated Sexual Abuse Of Minor

Former Madras Police Officer given 6 years in prison for repeated sexual abuse of minor. Also gets life supervised release. PORTLAND, Ore.—John Joseph Wallace, Jr., 35, of Madras, Oregon, was sentenced today to 72 months in prison and life term of supervised release for the repeated sexual abuse of a minor. According to court documents, the government’s investigation of Wallace began in January 2018, when Warm Springs Tribal Police officers responded to Wallace’s home on

Weather Outlooks

Satellite Images Of Approaching Storm And Information From Emergency Management

Satellite Images Show The Approaching Atmospheric River. Flood information from Klamath County Emergency Management. Below: GOES-17 Satellite Image Loop From 4-5-19 showing approaching atmospheric river.    A Message From Klamath County Emergency Management:  The NWS in Medford has updated portions of their storm forecast, to include more rain than originally thought and that the Sprague River will reach minor flood stage at the monitor in Beatty by Tuesday afternoon.  It is not a hard and

Trending National News

U.S. Secret Service Responds To Incident Near White House. Man Sets His Jacket On Fire

Above: U.S. Secret Service File Photo  National Breaking News:  A person has set his outer jacket on fire near The White House. The U.S. Secret Service uniformed division responded quickly and provided first aid and detained the suspect. This event and many others were covered live in our breaking news app. Below are alerts from the app we began to send about 45 minutes ago. You can customize alerts within our news app to receive

Safety Notices

Fisher-Price Recalls Rock ‘n Play Sleepers Due to Reports of Deaths

Fisher-Price Recalls Rock ‘n Play Sleepers Due to Reports of Deaths Hazard: Infant fatalities have occurred in Rock ‘n Play Sleepers, after the infants rolled from their back to their stomach or side while unrestrained, or under other circumstances. Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Fisher-Price for a refund or voucher. Consumer Contact: Fisher-Price online at www.service.mattel.com and click on “Recalls & Safety Alerts” or at 866-812-6518 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday for more information. Recall Details Units: About 4.7 million products Description: This recall involves all Rock ‘n Play Sleepers. Incidents/Injuries: Since the 2009 product introduction, over 30 infant fatalities have occurred in Rock