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Suicide Rates Up After Holidays

MEDFORD, Ore. — With the holiday season gearing up, health officials say now is the time to be aware of depression among friends and family. Suicide rates typically go up right after the 1st of the year. Many people spend the holidays surrounded by family, friends, and support, and Jackson County Mental Health officials say … Continue reading »

Speed Contributes to Rollover Accident

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police, Medford Fire and Rescue, and Mercy Flights responded to a rollover accident on the access road between Highway 62 and Biddle Road. Police say there was only one vehicle involved, and reported no injuries. Medford officers say the wet road way combined with the high rate of driving speed around the … Continue reading »

Family Overseas Connect for Thanksgiving

ASHLAND, Ore. — Thanksgiving is a time for family, unless of course you are serving overseas in the military. For one Ashland family, being apart simply was not an option. Dozens of friends and family members gathered at Dorothy and Dave Clover’s house on Thursday for a traditional Clover Family Thanksgiving.  Carson Clover, one of their … Continue reading »

Man Killed In Yreka DUI Accident

YREKA, Calif. — A Yreka man is facing charges of felony DUI and possibly manslaughter after a crash early Wednesday morning. California Highway Patrol said at about 2 a.m. Jack Franklin of Yreka was driving down Old Highway 99 just outside the city with one male passenger. Franklin lost control of the car coming around a curve … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Murder of 3 Month Old

YREKA, Calif. – A Siskiyou County father is accused of the murder of his three month old daughter. On November 17th, Yreka Police responded to a report of the three month old not breathing. The baby was transported to Fairchild Medical Center, but due to the severe nature of her injuries, she was taken to UC … Continue reading »

Ferguson Officer Not Charged

FERGUSON, Mo. —  St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney, Robert McCulloch, announced Monday night that Police Officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted for the Aug. 9 shooting of unarmed Ferguson teenager, Michael Brown. A Missouri grand jury made the decision on Monday. McCulloch said grand jurors ruled that “no probable cause exists” to indict Wilson … Continue reading »

Another Admits Guilt in Iron 44 Crash

MEDFORD, Ore. — A new development was released on Monday in the deadly Iron 44 helicopter crash that killed 9 people in 2008. Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced another former Carson Helicopters official is admitting guilt to criminal charges for lying about the aircraft’s safety. Steven Metheny, 44, of Medford, Oregon pleaded guilty to … Continue reading »

1986 Assault Leads To New Connections

MEDFORD, Ore. — Almost 28 years ago, on December 17, 1986, Medford was shaken by a random act of violence, when a young woman was stabbed multiple times walking into work at BiMart. Loretta Russell’s attacker was caught, and is now serving his sentence in the Oregon State Penitentiary. 66-year-old Rodney Halbower has been in … Continue reading »

New Fencing for School Safety

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Jackson County School District 9 says safety is its top priority, and is now working on installing full fencing around each campus. At Table Rock Elementary, one opening at a gate is now the only spot you can enter or exit the campus during regular school hours, and it’s locked after … Continue reading »

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