Explosion in Phoenix Under Investigation

PHOENIX, Ore. — Crews with Jackson County Fire District 5 are investigating an early morning fire and explosion at  a home in Phoenix. At 4:53 A.M. Tuesday morning, fire crews responded to reports of a structure fire in the 200 block of Twin Circle. Residents evacuated the house and called 911 to report a fire in the upstairs … Continue reading »

Explosion At Maternity Hospital Kills 3

(CNN) — Three people are dead, including a nurse and two infants, after a gas explosion at a maternity hospital in Mexico City. Officials said 73 others are being treated for their injuries, including about 20 newborns. Officials believe everyone who was inside during the explosion was accounted for by Friday morning. Rescue workers scrambled … Continue reading »

Fire at Knife River Asphalt Plant

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Nearly two dozen members of Jackson County Fire District 3 are responding to a possible explosion and fire at the Knife River Asphalt plant in Central Point. Traffic had been diverted from Gold Hill, and Mercy Flights was called because of reports of an injury. Witnesses say the explosion shook their homes. According to Fire District … Continue reading »

Explosion Rocks Stevenson Park

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an explosion that caused significant damage at Stevenson Park. According to deputies, on Saturday December 27th at about 6:00 A.M., a suspect or suspects placed some type of explosives inside the restroom at the park. Neighbors apparently reported the explosion at the same time, … Continue reading »

Explosion Evacuates California School

VALLEJO, Calif. – In Northern California, students were evacuated after a small explosion rocked a classroom at Vallejo High School. School officials say it may be related to the Napa area quake almost three months ago. Officials say the gas has been turned off since the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that struck in August, so they … Continue reading »

Arrest Made in D.A. Bombing

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police and the Jackson County District Attorney are releasing new information about last week’s bombing at the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office. Medford Police say Alan Leroy McVay has been arrested in connection to the bombing. The Jackson County Jail website shows he is facing five charges, including arson and possession of … Continue reading »

Patrol Officers Keep Eye Out For Vehicle

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police and the public have the description of a vehicle seen leaving the scene of the bombing in downtown Medford Wednesday morning at the District Attorney’s office.   So now, police patroling the streets of Medford are  on the lookout. “We try to take in as much information as we can as we know this is the information agent … Continue reading »

Police Secure Crime Scene Overnight

MEDFORD, Ore. — Sunset has come and gone, but investigators on the scene of Wednesday morning’s explosion outside the District Attorney’s office continued their work Wednesday night. Medford Police said at this point, gathering all possible evidence is crucial to the investigation. “You only have one shot at a crime scene, so we need to … Continue reading »