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 »

Local Hospitals Notice ACA Changes

MEDFORD, Ore. —¬†¬†Mandatory Health Insurance was put in place in the us last year, and now local hospitals are seeing the change. At Asante’s rogue regional medical center, the hospital saw a significant decrease in self pay or uninsured patients. In December of 2013 6.5¬†percent of patients were self pay and in 2014, it dropped … Continue reading »

Stolen Guns In Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — According to Medford Police, in 2014 126 guns were stolen in the city of Medford and 29 of those guns were stolen out of cars. Police say guns are often a target for thieves because they have a high black market value. Officers say stolen guns are easy for thieves to profit … Continue reading »

Woman Injured by Car, Identified

[UPDATE 6:49 p.m.] Medford Police just announced the identity of the girl injured after getting hit by a car, Tuesday night. Police confirmed her name is Jessica Wimberly, 34, of Roseburg. Police are reporting her family is being notified and her condition was upgraded to serious condition. She is still recovering at the hospital. MEDFORD, … Continue reading »

Man Caught After Selling Stolen Jewelry

MEDFORD, Ore.– A man is facing charges for stealing jewelry and then selling it to a local store. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said Paul Pedder of Medford stole a gold pendant and chain valued between $1,200 and $1,500. Deputies said it was stolen, Monday. They said the items were tracked down to Alexander’s Coin … Continue reading »

Local Clinic Helps Test Medications

MEDFORD, Ore.– A Southern Oregon research center is helping the Federal Drug Administration get helpful medications on the market. The Sunstone Medical Research Center in Medford is one of many places across the nation that conduct clinical trials of new medicines. Researchers at Sunstone said if it weren’t for clinical trials, many of the medications … Continue reading »

Theft Arrest, Snowmobile & Cart Returned

MEDFORD, Ore.– The man police said is responsible for stealing a snowmobile and golf cart from a Medford home, is now behind bars. Medford Police said an officer spotted Jonathan Kinsella on Northwood Drive, Tuesday. They said he drove away but was spotted moments later on foot on Royal Court. Officers said he was arrested … Continue reading »

U.S.-Cuba Talks Begin

(CNN) — The United States and Cuba will sit down today for the most significant talks in 50 years. The first conversation will be on immigration, and then tomorrow they will discuss normalizing diplomatic relations. Roberta Jacobson, the Assistant Secretary of State for the Western Hemisphere will arrive in Havana Wednesday. She is the most … Continue reading »

Narrowing Down the Jury Pool for Trial

AURORA, CO. — The man police said opened fire on an Aurora movie theater in 2012 is back in court this week. James Holmes is accused of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others during the 2012 showing of “A Dark Knight Rises” at the Aurora movie theater. But, before his case can begin, attorney … Continue reading »

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