Goodell Addresses Domestic Violence

(CNN) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference today on the league’s recent problems with domestic violence. The announcement comes on the same day the President launches a new campaign to combat sexual assault at colleges and universities. A White House official infers the NFL needs to “get a handle” on the problem. … Continue reading »

Man Beats, Rapes, and Sodomizes Woman

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man is behind bars after assaulting, raping, and then sodomizing a woman Friday at about 5:00 p.m. Medford Police were sent to a report of an assault in the 1200 block of Sunset Avenue in Medford and when they arrived they spoke with the 30-year old victim who was at a … Continue reading »

Domestic Disputes Rise During Holidays

GOLD HILL, Ore. – Jackson County Sheriff deputies surrounded a home after they received calls about an armed man inside. 50-year-old Timothy Knutsen was inside the home with a rifle and a woman he lived with was hiding in the bathroom. Deputies were able to get her out safely and eventually, Knutsen was arrested. Community Works, an organization helping … Continue reading »

Sheriff Units Surround Residence

GOLD HILL, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s office and the Oregon State Police shut down 2nd Avenue at about 6:30 Monday morning because of a domestic dispute involving a man armed with a rifle. The Sheriff’s Office units responded to a residence in the 800 block of N 2nd Avenue in Gold Hill, where … Continue reading »

Hearts and Vines Donates to Nonprofits

MEDFORD, Ore. — Six local organizations that help prevent domestic violence is getting a bit of their own assistance. The Hearts and Vines Foundation handed out checks to these groups totaling more than $160,000. This is the 20th year Hearts and Vines hosted the event. The six groups were presented the award at the Medical … Continue reading »