Attempted Kidnapping in White City

WHITE CITY, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is responding to an attempted kidnapping in White City. Early reports said it happened on Avenue G, when a Hispanic male allegedly tried to abduct a 12 year-old victim. The suspect is described as 40 to 50 years old, 5′ 8″ tall, possibly wearing an orange shirt, black … Continue reading »

Search for Bodies Continues in Indonesia

INDONESIA — Search operations to recover bodies and wreckage from the AirAsia flight crash will continue Wednesday, despite Indonesia’s military backing out of the mission. The military said it’s halting its involvement in the search, including attempts to locate and raise the fuselage from the Java Sea. But, Indonesia’s Search and Rescue Agency will continue … Continue reading »

Potential Prisoner Swap With ISIS

(CNN) — There is new information on the case of two hostages being held captive by the terror group ISIS. In Jordan, State-Run TV is reporting the government is ready to make a prisoner swap with the terror group. It said officials are prepared to free the Iraqi woman convicted of terrorism in Jordan. Officials said … Continue reading »

Anglers With Disabilities Fishing Map

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to make it easier for anglers with disabilities to fish. The Department just released a Google-based map that shows 133 sites across Oregon that may be suitable for anglers with physical disabilities. When users click on the map’s icons, it shows information boxes … Continue reading »

Two Arrested for Damaging ATM

NEWPORT, Ore. — Two Lincoln County residents are in jail, accused of trying to take money out of an ATM. Police say two weeks ago an ATM outside a Bank of America in Newport was heavily damaged. Officers posted pictures online from the bank’s security cameras. Then Monday, a tip led to the arrest of … Continue reading »

Artist Turns Dying Tree into Sasquatch

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield homeowner found a way to bring some life to a dying tree. Nancy Gronfeldt says she was heartbroken to see a 100-year-old fir tree on her property slowly falling down. She turned to the Internet to find a chainsaw artist, and they came up with a female Sasquatch. “We just … Continue reading »

HEALTHWATCH: Men and Selfies

HEALTHWATCH — A new study is not painting a pretty picture for men who post a lot of selfies on social media. Eight hundred men age 18 to 40 were asked to complete and online survey. They were asked about their photo posting behavior and filled out a standard questionnaire. Researchers found that men who … Continue reading »

In The Kitchen: Lobster Shooters

MEDFORD, Ore., — Chef Dale Fowler of the Regency Grill in Medford shows us how to visit the coast by staying in the kitchen with a yummy recipe for Lobster Shooters.

State of Oregon v. VA: Vending Violation

WHITE CITY, Ore., — The State of Oregon’s Attorney General’s Office has filed a complaint in federal court against the Department of Veterans Affairs. At the center of this complaint is a several year struggle between the Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics (SORCC) and the Oregon Commission for the Blind.  Roughly 15 years ago … Continue reading »

Power Lines Pulled Down on Table Rock Rd

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Power lines were pulled down onto Table Rock Road Tuesday afternoon, causing some delays for drivers. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said a semi truck was turning onto the road when the top of the trailer got caught up in the power lines. Power was temporarily shut off in the area, … Continue reading »

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