Attempted Deputy Elude

CENTRAL POINT, Ore — Two people are in the Jackson County Jail after attempting to elude deputies. The sheriff’s department said it happened around 4 this morning along Crater Lake Avenue, near the Army Navy Store. The driver — 32-year-old Joe Robinson– failed to dim his headlights after requested to do so by deputies. That … Continue reading »

OSF: Behind the Curtain – Opening Night

  ASHLAND, Ore., — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is celebrating its 80th year. OSF and NewsWatch 12 have teamed up to bring you further behind the scenes than ever before. This year there are 11 plays, three of which are Shakespearean. Among the other eight, two are musicals, three are world premieres and one is … Continue reading »

Mt. A Looks to Diversify Activities

MT. ASHLAND, Ore. —  In about a week, people will have one more thing to do at Mt. Ashland on Saturdays. Starting March 7th, Mt. Ashland will have the Live on Mt. Ashland concert series every Saturday afternoon for five weeks. Administrators at the ski area are taking an aggressive approach to offering more activities for … Continue reading »

Suspect Accused of Harassing Police

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Rogue River Police have arrested a man who is accused of harassing the police chief at his home. Police say the suspect has a history of threatening local police. On Thursday, police report 35-year-old Aaron L. Berry allegedly called 911 to report that “someone was trespassing” at an off-duty officer’s home … Continue reading »

HealthWatch: Statin Health Benefits

MEDFORD, Ore. —  A statin for high cholesterol is a daily ritual for millions of Americans. Doctors know they can help prevent heart attacks and strokes but that medication may have other benefits. Researchers in the U.K. studied more than five thousand people who took statins comparing those who had developed liver cancer to those … Continue reading »

Girls Rock! Saturday Grants Pass Event

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The 7th annual Girls Rock! event will be held at Grants Pass High School on Saturday, Feb 28th from 8:30 – 3:00.  It is a free event for girls ages 9 – 13, who must attend with an adult.They get to share a day together, without the distraction of cell phones … Continue reading »

Man Faces Dozens of Sex Abuse Charges

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Medford man faces nearly three dozen felony sexual abuse and pornography charges. 41-year-old Darin Lee Mullica was arrested late in Littleton, Colorado on a Jackson County fugitive warrant and transferred to the Jackson County Jail on February 26th. Mullica pled not guilty today and opted for a court-appointed attorney. Detectives said … Continue reading »

Stabbing Suspect Arrested in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A man suspected of stabbing an employee of Abby’s Pizza and robbing the store has been taken into custody. On Friday February 20th, police responded to Abby’s on Williams Highway for a reported stabbing. The Department of Public Safety said a white male wearing what was described as a ski mask … Continue reading »

OSF: Behind the Curtain – Backstage Tour

    ASHLAND, Ore., — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is celebrating its 80th year. OSF and NewsWatch 12 have teamed up to bring you further behind the scenes than ever before.   This year there are 11 plays, three of which are Shakespearean. Among the other eight, two are musicals, three are world premiers and … Continue reading »

Deadly Crash Injures Local Family

PLEASANT HILL, Ore. – A Pleasant Hill man is dead following a head-on crash on Highway 58 that also injured family from Klamath County. The crash was about 6:15 P.M. Thursday night. Troopers say the truck driven by 66-year-old Glen Prater went into oncoming traffic, hitting another truck. Prater died at the scene; the man, … Continue reading »

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