USFS Theft Angers Residents

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — Community members in Cave Junction say they’re growing frustrated with a rampant theft problem and law enforcement just doesn’t have the resources to stop it. Recently, about $122,000 worth of equipment was stolen from a Forest Service building, which includes a fire engine, later found damaged on Friday morning on a … Continue reading »

Multiple Drunk Driving Incidents

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says Saturday night was full of accidents and incidents involving drunk driving. Three of those drunk driving incidents resulted in crashes, including one where a car was completely totaled and the driver attempted to elude deputies. The Sheriff’s Office says the single-vehicle crash happened along Butte Falls … Continue reading »

Demo of Shell Makes Room for In-N-Out

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Tear down of the Crater Lake Highway Shell Station began on Saturday. The demolition process of the gas station is just the first step to make room to construct of the much anticipated In-N-Out Burger in Medford. The city approved the site plans for the burger joint a few weeks ago after an … Continue reading »

U.S. Forest Service Building Burgled

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help in finding the person responsible for an extensive burglary at a U.S. Forest Service building in Cave Junction. According to the sheriff’s report, a fire truck, two ATV’s, 10 chainsaws and other equipment were stolen late Thursday night out of the building’s … Continue reading »

Stay Safe When Buying Online

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police say connecting with people online through craigslist and other similar websites helps keep business local, but buyers and sellers should still be wary. Medford Police said on Friday that they do see craigslist purchases go wrong. Many of those the cases typically result in robberies, but they also say the cases … Continue reading »

Local Victims Break the Cycle of Abuse

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jessica Martinez flips through hangers of shirts at Jessica’s Closet, inside Medford’s Maslow Project. Whether it’s a shirt or a place to live, she says she wants to seek out all the help she can get. She says she’s getting back on her feet after years of abuse from her caretaker growing … Continue reading »

Shed Explosion Under Investigation

GOLD HILL, Ore. — Fire District 3 is investigating an explosive house fire in Gold Hill that residents say may be drug-related. The fire started around 4:00 Friday morning in a shed behind a home that firefighters say was inhabited by squatters. Construction workers repairing the home say the inside is littered with used needles. … Continue reading »

Death in Yreka Creek Called Accidental

YREKA, Calif. — The Siskiyou County Sheriff says the man found dead in Yreka Creek died accidentally. A medical examiner will determine if it was exposure or drowning that killed him. In a news release, Yreka Police Department the body was found south of Montague Road around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. Members of the Siskiyou … Continue reading »

Pregnant Woman Stabbed, Baby Dies

(CNN) — A Colorado woman is behind bars Friday morning after police said she posted an ad on Craigslist with the intention of stealing a baby from the womb of another woman. Michelle Wilkins was seven months pregnant and responded to the craigslist ad to buy baby clothes. But when she showed up at the … Continue reading »

Bill Proposes Pesticide Ban

SALEM, Ore. — Legislators in Salem are looking to make some major changes in order to preserve bee populations — including a potential ban on some popular pesticides. The House of Representatives is currently looking at five bills aimed at protecting pollinators. Most do things like fund education programs or research, and set rules for … Continue reading »

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