Shell Closing to Make Way for In-N-Out

MEDFORD, Ore. — Representatives have confirmed that the Rogue Valley Mall Shell Gas Station will close Monday at midnight to make way for an In-N-Out Burger restaurant. The City of Medford received plans for the restaurant proposal in January, and a public meeting is planned for March 6th at 12 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City … Continue reading »

Man Faces Dozens of Sex Abuse Charges

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Medford man faces nearly three dozen felony sexual abuse and pornography charges. 41-year-old Darin Lee Mullica was arrested late in Littleton, Colorado on a Jackson County fugitive warrant and transferred to the Jackson County Jail on February 26th. Mullica pled not guilty today and opted for a court-appointed attorney. Detectives said … Continue reading »

Stabbing Suspect Arrested in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A man suspected of stabbing an employee of Abby’s Pizza and robbing the store has been taken into custody. On Friday February 20th, police responded to Abby’s on Williams Highway for a reported stabbing. The Department of Public Safety said a white male wearing what was described as a ski mask … Continue reading »

Deadly Crash Injures Local Family

PLEASANT HILL, Ore. – A Pleasant Hill man is dead following a head-on crash on Highway 58 that also injured family from Klamath County. The crash was about 6:15 P.M. Thursday night. Troopers say the truck driven by 66-year-old Glen Prater went into oncoming traffic, hitting another truck. Prater died at the scene; the man, … Continue reading »

“Jihadi John” and Young ISIS Recruits

(CNN) — The identity of the man in the beheading videos distributed by ISIS has been revealed. He is a 26-year old, college educated man from West London that has become widely known as “Jihadi John.” His real name is Mohammad Emwazi. His identity has been revealed this week, just as a series of young … Continue reading »

DHS Funding Expires At Midnight

(CNN) — Time is running out to make a decision on funding the Department of Homeland Security. Funding will expire midnight on Friday. Congressional Republicans want to tie the Department’s budget to overturning President Obama’s immigration actions. With the clock ticking, the House and Senate seem to be at an impasse with the White House … Continue reading »

School Changes Policy After Viral Story

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — An image of a 6-year-old boy sitting behind a partition started a debate on social media and caused parents to ask questions about what is appropriate discipline for a first grader. On Thursday, the school resource officer and the superintendent joined Principal Fitzsimmons right before school started for the drop off … Continue reading »

Sheriff Passes on Undersheriff Candidate

WHITE CITY, Ore. — After conducting an intensive interview process this week, Jackson County Sheriff Corey Falls has decided not to hire an undersheriff at this time. According to the Sheriff’s Office, while all the candidates scored very well in the testing process, Sheriff Falls did not find the right person to fit into his … Continue reading »

Missouri Politician Commits Suicide

WASHINGTON D.C. (CNN) — A leading Republican candidate for Missouri’s governor’s office died in an apparent suicide on Thursday morning. ​Thomas Schweich, the 54-year-old state auditor who’d just won a second term while running unopposed in 2014, was pronounced deceased from a single gunshot wound, possibly self-infliction, according to a Clayton Police Department press release. According … Continue reading »

Police Cracking Down on Gang Graffiti

MEDFORD, Ore.– Medford Police said they arrested one person who they believe is responsible for some of the gang graffiti in West Medford recently. Pedro Sanchez-Comacho, 18, is being held in the Jackson County Jail on charges of criminal mischief. Medford Police said they believe there are still more people involved. They said graffiti is … Continue reading »

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