Car Crashes into Medford Rite Aid

MEDFORD, Ore. –     Shoppers at the Medford Rite Aid store were in for a surprise this morning when a confused driver crashed through the front glass panels of the building. Medford Police said it happened just before noon at the Rite Aid in the Medford Center. They said a woman in her 70s accidentally drove … Continue reading »

Woman Indicted in Homicide Investigation

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore.– A Josephine County woman is now part of a homicide investigation. Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said a missing persons report came in on April 2nd. Oregon State Police said deceased remains were later found at a campsite in the Sunny Valley area, and are believed to be the same person. … Continue reading »

Methamphetamine Seized in White City

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A large amount of methamphetamine was located Friday morning after the Medford Area Drug & Gang Enforcement (MADGE) team served a search warrant after a two month long investigation. The investigation led the MADGE team, accompanied by US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigation (HSI), to a residence … Continue reading »

Armed Robbery in Gold Hill

GOLD HILL, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a man who robbed the Gold Hill Market and Deli on 2nd Avenue Saturday. Law enforcement officers were called after the man walked into the store, demanded cash and showed a gun. He was able to leave the store with money. The man … Continue reading »

Boston Marathon Winner is American

BOSTON (AP) – American Meb Keflezighi has won the Boston Marathon, a year after a bombing at the finish line left three dead and more than 260 people injured. Keflezighi is a former New York City Marathon champion and Olympic medalist. He ran the 26.2 miles from Hopkinton to the finish on Boylston Street in … Continue reading »

Kids Search for Easter Eggs in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — The weather was perfect Sunday for the Easter egg hunt in Lithia Park. Thousands of little ones met the Easter bunny and searched for some 255 dozen eggs. As NewsWatch 12 photojournalist Dustin Peters shows us, even the ones who didn’t find the golden egg still had a great time.

“The Bachelor” Stars Coming to Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — ABC’s “The Bachelor” stars Juan Pablo and Nikki Ferrell will be coming to the Rogue Valley on April 26 for a local non-profit fundraiser. Both will be arriving Friday night, for the Valley Wide Dance Party.   The party is being hosted by Tumor Hater, a local non-profit raising money for people with … Continue reading »

I-5 Traffic Slows to 50 mph for 25 Days

PHOENIX, Ore. — Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) analysts say drivers should expect delays on Interstate 5 for the next few weeks. Starting Monday, ODOT will drop travel down to one lane in each direction at exit 24 near Phoenix. This change will allow crews to install a storm water pipe below the highway. It’s … Continue reading »

Local Mom Drops Pounds for Better Life

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A local woman known for her efforts to help make playgrounds more wheelchair accessible in southern Oregon is now taking the time to re-build herself. Over the past year, Mona Pinon, the founder of the Blue Slide Project, has been focusing on making lifestyle changes of her own.  Once morbidly obese, … Continue reading »

Citizens Protest Proposed Pipeline

SHADY COVE, Ore. — On Saturday,  nearly 200 people rallied in Shady Cove to protest a proposed natural gas pipeline. The Jordan Cove Pacific Connector would transport billions of feet of gas obtained through fracking overseas. Protesters shared a number of concerned about the proposed pipeline.  Many are concerned about the effects on wildlife, property … Continue reading »

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