The Heat Continues For a Few More Days

WEATHER DISCUSSION Temperatures climbed into the upper 90′s on Tuesday afternoon.  The next couple of afternoons will also be toasty, but relief is in sight.  By the weekend, highs will drop back down into the middle 80′s. A ridge of high pressure has been building over the Pacific Northwest, which has helped afternoon temperatures reach values nearly … Continue reading »

PTSD Sufferers Have Options

MEDFORD, Ore. – Experts urged people suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to seek help for their condition, and friends of a man shot and killed by police said they wished he had sought more of that kind of help. Sunday, 52-year-old Stephen McMilon fired a shotgun at a police officer, and officers returned fire, killing … Continue reading »

Summer Heat in Full Swing

  WEATHER DISCUSSION High pressure will build into the West these next couple of days, allowing our temperatures to climb. We’ll be flirting with 100 across West Side Valleys by Wednesday. Skies will stay sunny across inland locations and will start off with clouds and fog at the coast. For now, the weather will stay … Continue reading »

Social Media Impacts Investigations

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Police Department says no matter the incident or graphic nature, if it happens in public view, photos and videos will typically end up on Facebook or Twitter almost instantly. Police say these posts can sometimes help the investigation because the documentation can let officers get a better idea of what … Continue reading »

Councilors Keep Seats After Recall Vote

GOLD HILL, Ore. –  The fate of four Gold Hill City Councilors was decided Monday night by voters after a special recall election. Margaret Dials, Doug Reischman, Gus Wolf, and Lorraine Parks will all keep their seats after they each won over 60 percent of the votes cast for no recall. Councilor Dials say she was … Continue reading »

The Heat Peaks Mid-Week

WEATHER DISCUSSION Highs Monday were a few degrees above average, for the most part, but over the next few days, temperatures will be approaching triple digits.  An area of low pressure brought a few showers to extreme southeastern Modoc County earlier on Monday, but as that low continues to exit the area, high pressure builds … Continue reading »

DWTRVS 2014 Cast Announced

MEDFORD, Ore.– As teachers open up their classrooms for the new school year, some students will be getting ready to launch a new season of Sparrow Clubs. Every year students donate their time in exchange for donations to sparrow families. These families have children with serious and often life-threatening illnesses. In addition to students’ efforts, … Continue reading »

Neighbors React to Shooting

MEDFORD, Ore. — On Monday, Cherry Street residents are reacting to yesterday’s shooting. Medford police says Medford’s west side does have a higher crime rate than other parts of the city. From the first of the year to now, there have been a total of 89 emergency calls made in correlation to incidents on Cherry … Continue reading »

Shooting Subject Suffered from PTSD

MEDFORD, Ore. — Neighbors described Stephen McMilon as a former Marine who had severe bouts with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, which they believe led to an altercation Sunday in which he was shot and killed by police. The incident occurred Sunday afternoon along Stewart Avenue and Cherry Street. Police said McMilon was reportedly acting “strangely,” … Continue reading »

Police Discuss Shooting

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police officers were involved in a shooting on Cherry Street near Stewart Avenue on Sunday afternoon. Medford Police held a news conference just after 8 p.m. on Sunday with details on the shooting.

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