Missing Man Found Safe In California

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are searching for 74-year old Norman Burness. He was last seen Sunday morning when he drove away from the Motel 6 on Alba Drive in Medford. He was driving a red, 2013 Chevy Sonic and wearing a salmon colored jacket and dark blue jeans. He was heading to a friends … Continue reading »

Front Brings Measurable Rain to Valley

MEDFORD, Ore. — A cold front moving through Southern Oregon today brought measurable rainfall to  much of the region. The rain came in last night along the coast and early today across West Side Valleys. Mother Nature was quite generous, dropping more than half an inch in Medford as of 11am. Rainfall totals across the … Continue reading »

2 Year Anniversary of “Huey” Huson

MEDFORD, Ore. — Today marks the two year anniversary of the William “Huey” Juson homicide. Huson was killed Oct. 20th, 2012. Medford Police said this is still an active case with investigators working on it daily. Detective Tony Young said they get new tips all the time, and police follow up on any tips they … Continue reading »

Man Injured in Scuffle with Police

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man was reportedly injured after a fight with Medford Police officers on Friday night. On Friday, at about 6:45 p.m., Medford Police say officers were dispatched to the parking lot at 1100 Morrow Road for a physical domestic dispute between a man and a woman. When contacted by the first officer … Continue reading »

Community Petitions Railroad Park Use

MEDFORD, Ore. — Community members living at Aspens On The Creek say they’re upset about organizations feeding the homeless near their homes. They have submitted a petition for the city to intervene. People living at Aspens On The Creek say blackberry bushes used to be a deterrent to keep the homeless from camping illegally behind … Continue reading »

Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

SALEM, Ore. — Law enforcement officials are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspected three-time bank robber. The FBI says the suspect has robbed from banks in Salem, Eugene and Cottage Grove over a two day spree. The male suspect stands between 6’0″ – 6’2″, 200 pounds, medium build, in his late 30s … Continue reading »

Medford Schools Address Ebola Concerns

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford School District is addressing the risks of Ebola in Southern Oregon. While those administrators say there is no real risk at the moment, they are getting ready for anything. On Friday afternoon, Superintendent of Medford Schools, Dr. Brian Shumate, addressed the risk of Ebola in the district. The top concern … Continue reading »

Students Push for Voter Turnout

ASHLAND, Ore. — With the election just weeks away, SOU students are rushing to get as many ballots as they can from classmates. Southern Oregon University has suffered a poor reputation for voter turnout. In the last election, the precinct in which the school is located had roughly 25% of registered voters submit ballots. But … Continue reading »

Crews Clean Up Homeless Camps in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Police Department plans to continue transient campsite cleanup efforts each month. Officers and other work crews just finished cleaning up six campsites yesterday. One was located just off the Bear Creek Greenway bike path. Medford police officers sweep the bike path and Greenway on a monthly basis. On this month’s … Continue reading »

Vandals “Disarm” Iron Mike Statue

ASHLAND, Ore. — The “Iron Mike” statue in Ashland is now missing an important part of his gear. That piece of gear missing is his rifle. Ashland Police say it’s likely a simple act of mischief given the fact that the statue isn’t very polarizing. Still, it’s an expensive one, and one of several acts … Continue reading »

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