Suspect Waives Extradition Hearing

MEDFORD, Ore. — Office involved shooting suspect Wayne Pearson has been behind bars since Friday after he was cleared from Rogue Regional Medical Center. Monday, he was set to have an extradition hearing for fugitive charges out of Idaho. That hearing never happened because Pearson decided to sign a waiver instead. Now the Jefferson County … Continue reading »

Heckert Sworn In As District Attorney

MEDFORD, Ore. – Beth Heckert was sworn in as Jackson County’s newest District Attorney on Monday. Now, she says, the work begins. After spending years in the office as a prosecutor, Heckert was elected D.A. in last November’s election. She replaces Mark Huddleston, who spent 32 years in the office, including 20 as D.A. Heckert … Continue reading »