Governor Supports Local Education Effort

MEDFORD, Ore. — Students file into a kindergarten classroom at Medford’s Kids Unlimited, as the teacher prepares to give a quick oral quiz. She slowly rotates a globe in front of the class as she as asks questions on their most recent curriculum, day and night cycles. “What causes nighttime as the earth spins?” asks … Continue reading »

Oregon Inmate Charged in 1976 Cold Case

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — A man has been charged in two of the Gypsy Hill cold case murders. In a news release, San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office reports 66-year-old Rodney Halbower has been successfully extradited from Oregon State Prison to San Mateo County, and is being charged with two counts of Murder and the Special … Continue reading »

“You Have Options” In 20/20 Spotlight

ASHLAND, Ore. — A program at Southern Oregon University will be in the national spotlight Friday night on ABC’s “20/20″. The program is called “You Have Options” and it was developed by Ashland Police to help victims of sexual assault. SOU representatives say one of the marks of the program’s success is helping victims deal … Continue reading »

Search for Murder Suspect

UPDATE 8:47 AM: Authorities confirm they have reason to believe Shilts has her 19-month-old son with her. They say that will likely be a factor in finding the two and take them into custody. Shilts and Pierce still have not been located. MEDFORD, Ore. — The search is on for a local woman wanted for murder that happened … Continue reading »

Saudi King Abdullah Dead at Age 90

(CNN) — Funeral services for the Monarch of Saudi Arabia are scheduled for Friday. Officials announced King Abdullah died Thursday at the age of 90. He ascended the throne back in 2005. In 2011 he made the historic ruling, giving women the right to vote. Reports show he was suffering from pneumonia. In a statement, President … Continue reading »

Ohio Man Denies Terror Plot in Court

(CNN) — The Ohio man police said planned an attack on the U.S. Capitol building is denying the crime. Christopher Cornell pleaded not guilty in Federal Court on Thursday. He also request to be referred to by his Muslim name, but he was denied by the Judge. The indictment shows Cornell is facing two charges … Continue reading »

Mt. Ashland Staff Layoff

ASHLAND, Ore. — Today Mt. Ashland Ski Area leaders announced they are laying off all staff, even the “core staff of employees”.  You can read the statement from the current General Manager below, and you can find out about an offer they have for skiers. ——————————————————————————————————- As you all know, we have had a challenging … Continue reading »

Bike Theft Attempt Leads to 4 Arrests

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– A man called police, Wednesday night, after being attacked while two people were trying to steal his bike. Officers with the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety respond to NW C Street about 11:47 p.m. When they got there officers said they found the two suspects and the victim inside. Police said … Continue reading »

4.7 Earthquake Reported Near Lakeview

NEAR LAKEVIEW, Ore. — Early Thursday morning, an earthquake shook the desert linking Oregon with California and Nevada. The quake happened about 40 miles southeast of Lakeview, just after 2 a.m. The U.S. Geological Survey says it was a magnitude 4.7 quake. It was followed by a handful of smaller aftershocks. There’s not a lot … Continue reading »

No Federal Charges for Darren Wilson

(CNN) — For the second time, former police officer Darren Wilson is avoiding charges in the shooting death of a Ferguson, Missouri teenager. The reports showed Wilson will not face federal civil rights charges for the death of Michael Brown. Sources said the FBI didn’t find enough evidence for charges that Brown’s civil rights were … Continue reading »

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