Prescribed Burn Near Lakeview

LAKEVIEW — People living in the Lakeview area may see smoke from a controlled burn being maintained in the Fremont-Winema National Forest. The 1,000 acre burn area is located about 20 miles west of Lakeview. It is being conducted by the  Lakeview Ranger District firefighters.near Drews Reservoir.  As weather, vegetation moisture, temperatures and all other … Continue reading »

Four Year Old, Grandparents Die in Fire

BROOKINGS, Ore.– An early morning fire outside of Brookings city limits took the lives of three people, including a four year old girl, Wednesday. The Brookings Police Department said they responded to reports of a mobile home fire on Dodge Avenue just before 4 a.m. They said they were told there may be people inside. … Continue reading »

Man Pays Impound Fee, Steals Money Back

MEDFORD, Ore.– A man is in jail reportedly for stealing back his money after paying to get his car out of impound, Wednesday. Jackson County Sheriff Deputies said 49-year-old Fred Shawaluk paid the $980.00 fee to get his car back from Crater Towing in Central Point. They said as soon as he got the keys … Continue reading »

Accident Sends Woman to the Hospital

MEDFORD, Ore. — A woman was taken to the hospital for possible serious injuries after a two vehicle collision earlier today. It happened just before 10:00 A.M. in the 3000 block of S. Pacific Highway. According to investigators, one driver turned left onto Highway 99 and was hit by a car driving north. Two people … Continue reading »

Police Seek Help Finding Missing Woman

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Police in Klamath Falls are looking for a woman missing for more than a month. According to police, 35-year-old Alicia Christine Scott disappeared from the Klamath Falls area on Thursday, January 22nd. Apparently she has family in the Bend area, but has not contacted them since she disappeared. She also does … Continue reading »

Victim of Village Circle Fire Arrested

  MEDFORD, Ore. — A woman involved in a fire at Village Circle Dr. late last month is now out of the hospital and accused of setting fire to her own home. 56-year-old Susan Garred was arrested this week for the February 20th incident.  Initially Medford Fire-Rescue investigators believed the fire started accidently on an electric cook top in the kitchen, … Continue reading »

Obamacare Back Before the Supreme Court

MEDFORD, Ore. —  The Supreme Court is closely divided Wednesday after hearing heated arguments over President Obama’s health care law. At least four justices appeared unconvinced about a challenge to the law that could eliminate tax credits used by millions of Americans to pay insurance premiums. Justices are trying to determine whether people in states where … Continue reading »

The Magic of Love

MEDFORD, Ore. — Magician Tiger Singleton stops by the Newswatch 12 studio to talk about his new outreach program, aimed at helping people look inside to find the true meaning of happiness. He also shows off some exciting tricks.

DOJ Finds Discrimination In Ferguson

(CNN) — The U.S. Department of Justice said its found a “pattern and practice” of discrimination against African Americans in Ferguson, Missouri’s police department and municipal court systems. The investigation was sparked by protests following the deadly shooting of Michael brown by White police officer, Darren Wilson. The report said between 2012 and 2014, African … Continue reading »

Boy Donates Hair to Cancer Patients

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene boy is proving you’re never too young to make a difference. Eight-year-old Brogan Leppo just donated his hair to Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths program. He started growing it out 18 months ago after watching videos of cancer survivors who had been helped by the hair donation program. So on Monday, after … Continue reading »

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