Meth Lab Found in Medford Neighborhood

MEDFORD, Ore. – Police are investigating a meth lab found in the 1100 block of S. Holly Street that found two men facing charges. On Wednesday November 19th, the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement (MADGE) team, along with the Medford Police Department, served a search warrant that stemmed from information received from the public … Continue reading »

GRACO Announces Major Stroller Recall

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Child care products company Graco has voluntarily recalled 11 stroller models that reportedly poses the risk of lacerating a child’s finger. The models were sold between August 1st 2000 and November 19th 2014. The strollers are equipped with an external sliding fold-lock hinge that reportedly can pinch a finger, or possibly even … Continue reading »

Most Expected Holiday Travel Since 2007

MEDFORD, Ore.– Travel experts expect the highest Thanksgiving Travel since 2007. AAA forecasts about 46.3 million Americans will head out, with 89% expected to travel by car. Experts said people will travel 50 miles or more from home this holiday, an increase of 4.2% from last year. AAA said drivers will also pay the lowest price … Continue reading »

MPD Goes Door to Door, Looking to Help

MEDFORD, Ore.– Medford Police went door to door in West Medford, Wednesday, trying to figure out what the community feels the city needs to do better and how to improve livability. It was all part of Operation C.A.R.E meant to give officers a chance to connect with the community and ask questions. Twice a year officers … Continue reading »

Local Reaction to GMO Ban Lawsuit

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Jackson County Farmers who are suing over the voter-approved GMO ban are not commenting on the $4.2 million lawsuit. The county is not yet willing to speculate what the litigation will mean for the future of the ban. Two farms filed the suit against the county on Monday, and said the GMO ban … Continue reading »

Murder Suspect Maintains Innocence

MEDFORD, Ore. – The man accused of the shooting murder of his wife, and the attempted murder of three others including a child, says he’s not guilty. Wade Phillips was arraigned Wednesday in a Jackson County court. Phillips, appearing via webcam, pleaded not guilty to charges of Murder and three counts of Attempted Murder. The charges stem from a November 11th incident that occurred … Continue reading »

3 Years Later, Ashland Murder Case Open

ASHLAND, Ore.– Three years after a 23-year-old was murdered on the Ashland bike path, detectives said the case is not cold. A $21,000 reward is still in place for anyone with information regarding what happened to David Grubbs. He was walking home on the bike path three years ago, Wednesday, when he was brutally murdered. … Continue reading »

Medford Honored as Top Green Community

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford has received this year’s “Green Power Community of the Year Award” from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The award recognizes leading green power users across the country for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation’s voluntary green power market. City officials will be officially presented … Continue reading »

Ashland Ice Rink Grand Opening Delayed

ASHLAND, Ore. – Ashland Parks and Recreation is postponing its “First Frost” opening  of the Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink until December 20th. The grand opening was scheduled for Saturday November 22nd, but rainfall expected over the weekend is forcing the delay. According to the City of Ashland website,  a significant amount of ice was lost in recent days, so parks staff … Continue reading »

Local Police Deal with Overdose Surge

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford will soon be the first police agency in the state to carry a new drug that reverses the effects of an overdose. Naloxone is a drug given to patients that overdose on heroin or opiate-based pills that effectively reverses the effects within minutes. Officers are being trained on the use of … Continue reading »

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