Another Admits Guilt in Iron 44 Crash

MEDFORD, Ore. — A new development was released on Monday in the deadly Iron 44 helicopter crash that killed 9 people in 2008. Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced another former Carson Helicopters official is admitting guilt to criminal charges for lying about the aircraft’s safety. Steven Metheny, 44, of Medford, Oregon pleaded guilty to … Continue reading »

One Dead After Spaceship Explosion

 CNN – Virgin Galactic’s “SpaceShipTwo” was destroyed after experiencing “an in-flight anomaly” during a test flight today. The company mae the announcement on Twitter. California Highway Patrol confirmed one person was killed in the crash and another was seriously hurt. Virgin Galactic has planned for years to use “SpaceShipTwo” to transport paying passengers to outer … Continue reading »

4th Fatal Traffic Crash During Holiday

LEBANON, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating an early morning single vehicle fatal traffic crash Monday along HWY 34 near Denny School Rd. west of Lebanon. Oregon State Police is reporting that this was the fourth fatal traffic crash investigated by OSP troopers that has resulted in the death of five people during the … Continue reading »

Medford High Speed Chase and Search

MEDFORD, Ore. – State, county and city law enforcement officers are currently searching for a suspect who fled a stolen vehicle following a high speed attempt to elude along Interstate 5 between Phoenix and Medford. Officers are searching the area of the Bear Creek Greenway. Last night at approximately 9:55 P.M., Oregon State Police  attempted to … Continue reading »

Fatal Commercial Truck Crash

HOOD RIVER, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating a fatal commercial truck crash that happened Friday morning along I-84 in Hood River. At approximately 5:12 a.m. a 2004 Freightliner truck that had an empty container was traveling westbound on Interstate 84 near mile marker 63. For unknown reasons, the truck drifted to the left and … Continue reading »

Crash Near Klamath Falls Kills One

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. — Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the cause of a Tuesday night’s single vehicle crash that killed one person. The crash occured along Highway 97 about two miles north of the Highway 58 junction in Klamath County. OSP responded to the area at about 9:35 p.m. Tuesday to … Continue reading »

Man in Serious Condition After Crash

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — A Jacksonville man is in serious condition at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland after he was injured in a head-on crash Tuesday morning.  According to Oregon State Police, at about 4:45 a.m., a 2002 Volkswagen bug driven by Paul Sage, 47, of Jacksonville, was heading west on Highway 238 … Continue reading »

Man and Dog Safe After Crash Into Lake

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A commercial truck driver and his dog are safe after his truck traveled off Highway 140 W, about six miles west of Klamath Falls, and went into the ice-covered Upper Klamath Lake Tuesday morning. Oregon State Police are still investigating the crash and the Oregon Department of Transportation is working on … Continue reading »

Icy Roads Contributes to Crash

Medford, Ore. — A truck hit icy patches of road along the freeway, causing it to flip and land near milepost 31 and Biddle Road. It happened just before 7 a.m. on I-5.  Oregon State Police said the cold air coming underneath bridges makes patches of the freeway, slicker than the regular road surface. “Every … Continue reading »

Icy Roads Cause Medford Streets to Close

MEDFORD, Ore. — While cars were sliding down East Main Street, Jeremy Withrow and his friend stepped up to lend a push to those who needed it. About a quarter inch of ice built up and some cars were trying to take a chance and drive down the hill. The slick roads caused cars to … Continue reading »

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