Accidental Gun Firing Leads to Death

DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. — A nine year old in Arizona will not face charges, for accidentally killing a gun instructor with an Uzi. It happened on Monday near Las Vegas. Police say, the 38-year old instructor died after being shot in the head, while showing the girl how to fire the weapon. Authorities say, he … Continue reading »

No Deaths from Wait Times at Phoenix VA

(CNN) — A soon-to-be-released inspector general’s report finds that a waiting list is not the cause of any deaths at the VA facility in Phoenix, a Department of Veterans Affairs official said Tuesday. The department’s Office of Inspector General confirmed to CNN that its report into excessive wait times and delays in care at the … Continue reading »

Jodi Arias Trial Delayed

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Yreka native, and convicted killer, Jodi Arias has been granted a delay in penalty phase of her trial. The jury selection for the case was originally scheduled for September eighth, but will now be moved back until the 29th. Arias filed a motion last week to have the start delayed after she expressed … Continue reading »

Inmate ‘Struggled’ During Execution

(CNN) — Joseph Wood died nearly two hours after the start of his execution Wednesday, his attorney said, saying the Arizona inmate struggled to breathe for much of that time. “It took Joseph Wood two hours to die, and he gasped and struggled to breathe for about an hour and 40 minutes. We will renew … Continue reading »

Civil War Bounce-Back: Ducks Sweep Zona

Oregon head coach George Horton: Oregon catcher Shaun Chase: Oregon third baseman Mitchell Tolman: Oregon pitcher Brando Tessar: EUGENE, Ore.– One week after getting swept by Oregon State in the Civil War, the Duck baseball team showed its resiliency once again by completing a sweep of Arizona at PK Park. Shaun Chase hit a grand … Continue reading »

Local Athletes Struggle for Recognition

EAGLE POINT, Ore. – In 2013, Crater football players Derrick Turituri and RJ Morgan signed letters of intent to play for the University of Arizona. Comets head coach John Beck reflected on the challenges those athletes faced. “The University of Arizona coaches said Northern California and Southern Oregon are the most under-recruited areas in the nation,” Beck said. … Continue reading »

Beavers Swept in the Desert

Courtesy: Oregon State University Athletic Department TUCSON, Ariz. – Oregon State could not take down the second ranked Arizona Wildcats on Sunday night, falling 76-54 at the McKale Center. Angus Brandt was a bright spot for the Beavers, finishing with 14 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the field. The Australian also pulled in four rebounds … Continue reading »

Bohn, Shipley Excelling in Class A

MEDFORD, Ore. – Two former Southern Oregon baseball stars are putting summer slumps behind them and streaking in the minor leagues. Former Phoenix Pirate Justin Bohn is currently playing for the Miami Marlins’ Class A affiliate, Greensboro Grasshoppers. After hitting only .177 with the Marlins’ short season affiliate, Bohn is now batting .345 with two … Continue reading »

Ducks, Beavers at Pac-12 Media Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif.– Today coaches and player representatives from every Pac-12 school descended on Los Angeles for the conference’s annual media day. NewsWatch 12′s Jake Zivin was there. Watch his one-on-one interviews with players and coaches from around the Pac-12. Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon State head coach Mike Riley: Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota: … Continue reading »

Shipley Drafted by Diamondbacks

MEDFORD, Ore. – Only four years after becoming a pitcher, the Arizona Diamondbacks selected former North Medford standout Braden Shipley with the 15th overall pick in the MLB Amateur Draft. Shipley started his career with the Black Tornado as a shortstop, but developed as a pitcher during his junior year. A successful run at the … Continue reading »

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