Joe Wilson

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Name: Joe Wilson
Date registered: June 18, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Formal Kitzhaber Investigation Requested — October 23, 2014
  2. Body Found in Coos Bay [UPDATE] — October 23, 2014
  3. Weather Leaves Thousands Without Power — October 23, 2014
  4. Man Arrested for 2012 Home Invasion — October 22, 2014
  5. Fire Sprinkler Controls Fire at Airport — October 22, 2014

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  1. State Investigating Sheriff Winters — 7 comments
  2. Formal Kitzhaber Investigation Requested — 5 comments
  3. “Beauty After Breast Cancer” — 2 comments
  4. Social Security COLA to Go Up in 2015 — 1 comment

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Formal Kitzhaber Investigation Requested

OREGON – This morning, lawyers for Rep. Dennis Richardson’s gubernatorial campaign filed a request with the U.S. Attorney’s office for a formal investigation into possible ethics violations by Governor John Kitzhaber and so-called First Lady Cylvia Hayes. According to the Washington D.C. Based attorneys, Governor Kitzhaber and Hayes appear to have violated federal and Oregon … Continue reading »

Body Found in Coos Bay [UPDATE]

[UPDATE: 2:45 P.M.] Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into the death of a 52-year old Mark Fortune of Florence. Florence’s body was found in Coos Bay following an apparent accident while he worked on a lower maintenance bridge underneath Conde McCullough Memorial Bridge. According to investigators, the circumstances surrounding his death and how … Continue reading »

Weather Leaves Thousands Without Power

[UPDATE - 8:52 A.M.] Power to Glendale schools was restored about 8:30 A.M.. Schools started on late schedule. GLENDALE, Ore. – A weather-related power outage in the Glendale/Wolf Creek area left about 1,900 residents without power, and delayed the start of school. According to Pacific Power, downed lines and an unidentified mechanical issue were the cause of the outage. Crews were immediately dispatched to assess the … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for 2012 Home Invasion

ASHLAND, Ore. – A man is now facing charges for a home invasion and robbery in 2012. According to investigators, Ryan Williams and two other suspects were arrested in April of 2012 for invading and robbing a single family home on the 100 block of Alnut Street. . Williams was released on bail at the … Continue reading »

Fire Sprinkler Controls Fire at Airport

MEDFORD, Ore. – Fire crews responded to a fire alarm this morning at Airport Chevrolet on Biddle Road. While in route, the response was upgraded to a structure fire response, prompting two additional fire engines from Medford and one additional fire engine from Fire District #3 to be sent to the scene. According to Officials, … Continue reading »

State Investigating Sheriff Winters

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore – The Oregon Secretary of State’s Office is investigating the re-election of Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters, after receiving an allegation of false information in the November Election Voter Pamphlet. According to officials, this type of investigation may lead to criminal charges. NewsWatch 12 has reached out to Sheriff Winter’s for his reaction, but so far he … Continue reading »

Medford Schools Halloween Policy

MEDFORD, Ore. – This year the Medford School District will continue its policy of only allowing Halloween costumes to be worn by Kindergarten and 1st grade students. According to the district website, all other grades are barred from wearing costumes at school, except during a classroom party. As usual, costumes need to be appropriate for a school setting, with … Continue reading »

Social Security COLA to Go Up in 2015

UNITED STATES – Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 64 million Americans will increase 1.7 percent in 2015, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 1.7 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will start with benefits that more than 58 million Social Security beneficiaries receive in January 2015. Increased payments to more … Continue reading »

Arrest Made in Alleged Trespass Assault

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Police have arrested a man accused of following and hitting an alleged trespasser with his vehicle. On September 15, Police responded to a trespassing report on First St. Investigators said the resident jumped in his truck and followed the accused trespasser when they tried to run away. Police said the driver … Continue reading »

“Beauty After Breast Cancer”

ASHLAND, Ore. — Nationally one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their life, and now a group of local women are choosing to bare it all for a new book. Katelyn Carey, a local nurse, got the idea for her book titled “Beauty after Breast Cancer,” after noticing … Continue reading »

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