Check back often for the most up to date information on area school closures, delays, and snow routes: CLOSURES: Hanby Middle School (Central Point) Three Rivers School District Rogue River School District Vineyard Christian School Butte Falls Schools Sunny Wolf Charter School Oregon Child Development Coalition New Hope Christian School DELAYS: Brighton Academy – 1 … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — For one family this Thanksgiving, they could only watch as their home went up in flames late Thursday night. Medford Fire Battalion Chief Erin Sawall said, “Most of the house is unlivable at this time.” Several nearby residents were forced to evacuate their homes around midnight when the house on the 3000 … Continue reading »
KERBY, Ore. — On September 16, 2013 at approximately 12:15 p.m. detectives arrested Donald Easley, 64, at his residence in the 23000 block of Redwood Highway in Kerby for murder and unlawful use of a firearm. On September 7, 2013 members of the Josephine County Major Crimes Team, led by Oregon State Police Criminal Investigation … Continue reading »
WASHINGTON D.C. – Washington D.C. Police and the F.B.I. are reporting a shooter inside the U.S. Navy Yard. ABC News is reporting at least four people are dead and ten have been wounded. A search is underway for a suspected gunman. We’ll bring you more information as it becomes available.
Firefighters continue to battle growing wildfires in Oregon. Governor Kitzhaber has declared a state of emergency for Josephine and Douglas counties. Here’s a rundown of the latest fires. In Douglas County, the Douglas Complex fires continues to burn near Glendale. The fire has burned 21,000 acres and was 2 percent contained Tuesday morning. The fires … Continue reading »
Yreka, Calif. — New information has been released to Newswatch 12 about two of the three bodies found along Yreka Creek in the past eight months. The second body found along Yreka Creek has been identified as a 62-year-old transient named Henry Cooper. His body was found on July 9th. Police are calling … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — One of Southern Oregon’s most vocal supporters of medical marijuana has been in jail one week, and Thursday around 6 p.m., she was released from bail. Upon walking out of the jail, Laura (Lori) Duckworth confronted media asking for her and her family’s privacy to be respected. She appeared in frail condition, where … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. — Oregon State Police troopers are responding to a second crash. It’s at the site of a jackknifed semi between mile marker five and six northbound near Ashland. Drivers should expect delays in both directions. The Oregon Department of Transportation is reporting that traffic is backing up. An ambulance has been called to the scene. … Continue reading »
PHOENIX, Ariz. — A jury in Phoenix has convicted Jodi Arias of first-degree murder in the gruesome killing of her one-time boyfriend in Arizona. The trial of the former Yreka resident has captured tabloid type headlines because of details of lurid sex and a scandalous relationship that ended in a blood bath. Family members of … Continue reading »
Vineyard Christian School is canceled today. Glendale School District is operating on a two-hour delay.