Local Ties to “Foxcatcher”

MEDFORD, Ore. — By now you’ve likely heard of the movie Foxcatcher. The film, which has been nominated for five Academy Awards, is based on the true story of an Olympic gold medal wrestler who competed for Ashland High School. The story has been making waves across the country. Actors Steve Carell and Mark Ruffalo … Continue reading »

Gathering Planned for Missing Ashland Teen

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland High School students, faculty and staff will come together Tuesday morning to spell out a message on the football field hoping to reach missing teen Hannah “Moose” Thomas-Garner. The high school plans to have everyone wear red and gather together on the AHS football field to take the picture from an … Continue reading »

La Pine SWAT Stand-off Ends in Arrest

NEAR LA PINE, Ore. — A man is in police custody after a stand-off with SWAT in La Pine that lasted for more than two hours early Sunday morning. Oregon State Police says troopers first responded to reports of shots fired near a residence Collar Drive, just south of La Pine. No injuries were reported … Continue reading »

Arrest After Alleged Fight in Vinyl Club

ASHLAND, Ore. — A bar fight in an Ashland club results in a man being sent to the hospital and another in jail. 26-year-old Marc Anthony Farrell was taken into custody after allegedly smashing a glass container over another man’s face. The incident happened around 1:45 early Sunday morning at the Vinyl Club in Ashland. … Continue reading »

Domestic Violence Advocacy Support

MEDFORD, Ore. —  The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is announcing their support for programs to reduce domestic violence and sexual assault. Community Works in Medford is now hoping all law enforcement agencies will get involved. The Medford Police Department already has a domestic violence prevention program in place partnering with Community Works. Officers and advocates help … Continue reading »

Drunk Driver Crashes into Power Pole

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A drunk driver crashes into a power pole in Central Point, knocking out power to more than 500 customers in Central Point and Medford. Just after midnight on Saturday, Central Point Police Department received a report of a crash involving a single vehicle striking a power pole in the area of … Continue reading »

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 »

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