Police Search for Suspect After Attack

MEDFORD, Ore. – Police are searching for a suspect in an attack in Union Park, after an alleged drug deal went bad. At about 6:00 P.M. Sunday night, officers were dispatched to the park after reports of a fight. They determined that an 18 year-old man was involved in a physical altercation with another male who … Continue reading »

Counties Fighting for Fire Season Funds

MEDFORD, Ore. – County commissioners in Oregon are fighting for awareness about a law in place that does not allow money to be pumped back into counties after timber is burned during fire seasons. Currently, 16 U.S.C. 579c does not allow or address the fact that when timber is burned or destroyed by fire, and … Continue reading »

No Criminal Charges for Fatal Crash

NEAR GOLD HILL, Ore.-  Criminal charges will not be filed against the man who caused an fatal accident on Interstate 5 in September. Jackson County District Attorney, Beth Heckert, said after a thorough investigation, Steven Coleman was determined to not be driving recklessly or with criminal negligence. She said last September Coleman approached the construction … Continue reading »

Medford Kid’s Nike Design Sold Out

MEDFORD, Ore.– The Nike shoes designed by a local child battling kidney disease are already sold out. Inspired by his love for the San Fransisco 49ers, Alejandro Munoz created a sneaker line for the Doernbecher Freestyle Program. He was one of six kids across the state chosen to create their own design. Each of them … Continue reading »

DUII Enforcement for Thanksgiving Week

MEDFORD, Ore.– Medford Police are out in extra force this week. They said over the weekend they pulled over eight people for drunk driving, three of whom had blood alcohol levels of 1.7%. This is part of a ramped up enforcement period for Thanksgiving Week; one of the busiest times of the year for DUII’s. … Continue reading »

Defense Secretary Hagel Forced Out

WASHINGTON D.C. (CNN) – New reports suggest Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will step down from his post. President Barack Obama is expected to make the announcement Monday morning. The New York Times reports the decision was made Friday. White House officials are portraying it as a mutual decision, but CNN has confirmed from several sources … Continue reading »

Pedestrian Hit by Car Remembered

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass police are investigating a vehicle pedestrian crash that killed a 64-year-old man last night.  Friends have identified the victim as Leslie Wayne Collins.  Police say he died while crossing the street around the 1300 block of Redwood Avenue. Collins’ caregiver Candi Comfort- Bronson said he was one of the … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Welcomes New Officers

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Grants Pass Public Safety is adding three new officers to its staff in the coming months. Sunday was Officer Charlie Carnahan’s fourth shift. He’ll be in training for 16 to 20 weeks. He’s already been to the police academy and is a military veteran. Carnahan said he has to complete four … Continue reading »

Community Prays For Snow on Mt. Ashland

NEAR ASHLAND, Ore. — After getting a few flurries of snow on Mt. Ashland this weekend, people gathered together at the base of the mountain to pray for the upcoming winter season. The annual mountain blessing usually takes place in the Spring, but because of a dry winter season last year, skiers and riders believed … Continue reading »

Police Search for Stabbing Suspect

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police say a man received 4-inch laceration to the neck and jaw after a fist fight in a bar escalated into a stabbing. According to the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety, 23-year-old Levi Jordan was initially involved in a fist fight with another unidentified man outside the 99 Proof Bar … Continue reading »

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