MEDFORD, Ore. – One out of every 5 people in the United States has non-lethal skin cancer. It’s the most common cancer in the United States. But a new study says it’s not just a problem: it’s a forecast. Researchers in the U. K. compared more than 500,000 people with a history of non-melanoma skin … Continue reading »
CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – The Oregon Connections Academy is seeing an increase in interest right now. There are currently 3,700 students enrolled throughout the state. Because classes are mostly done from home, the school hosts field trips regularly. Today, Southern Oregon students who mostly interact online met at the Central Point Grange to learn about … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — Police arrested 38-year-old Manoah Hall for a string of arsons in Medford. Investigators say Hall has a fixation with fire crews. In fact, officers say they saw him on scene of a few fires this summer. “He had also videotaped fire scenes prior to the arrival of emergency crews as well as … Continue reading »
On Friday morning, Governor John Kitzhaber held a news conference announcing mill improvements in Southern Oregon, including the revival of Rough & Ready Lumber Mill. NewsWatch12′s Justin Bourke explains more in the video above. NewsWatch12 will have more information Tonight in the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts.
MEDFORD, Ore. — The Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office have confirmed the names of the suspects involved in a shooting and car chase in Medford. Wayne Pearson and Shavon Willard were apprehended in Medford on Thursday. They were originally being sought for several warrants out of Bonneville County and Jefferson County in eastern Idaho. Both suspects … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — An investigation is ongoing on Hilton Road after police opened fire on two suspects with warrants out of Idaho. Medford Police said a 1998 Dodge truck carrying two wanted suspects from Idaho was spotted around 3p.m, Thursday by officials with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobbacco and Firearms and the Oregon Department of Justice near … Continue reading »
HORNBROOK, Calif. — An investigation is underway at a small volunteer fire department in Northern California. Hornbrook firefighters were ordered to return to their fire house Thursday after walking out earlier this week. A special all-staff meeting Thursday morning included an equipment inventory and safety check. The fire district’s board president says taking the inventory … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County Sheriff’s recovered a stolen car and now three people are behind bars. Sheriff’s say they saw the car headed down Crater Lake Highway in Medford on Wednesday. Additional units were called in to help with the arrest after it was determined to be stolen. Three people were arrested without incident. … Continue reading »