Victim in Deadly Crash Identified

NEAR HUGO, Ore. — Investigators are releasing new information regarding a deadly crash in Josephine County. The crash happened Monday night on the 1,500 block of Three Pines Rd., near Hugo. Investigators said they received reports of a woman who had been run over by a vehicle. When they arrived, troopers found 52-year old Cheryle … Continue reading »

Police Seek Convicted Sex Offender

MEDFORD, Ore — Medford Police are trying to find a convicted sex offender who has failed to register per state law. Steven Brewer, 49, was convicted for sexually abusing an 8 year-old girl in 2008 and got out of prison in June. According to police, he is registered to an address in Grants Pass but … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails-Jails

  MEDFORD, Ore.–Possibly the oldest existing city jail in southern Oregon is at the 125 year old Jacksonville city hall. A plaque on the wall says it was built in 1880 for 25-hundred dollars and included two jail cells in addition to a clerk’s office, fire station and council meeting room, still in use today. … Continue reading »

Breastfeeding Mothers Hold Nurse-In

[UPDATE] A representative with Walmart says there was a room made available for the employee to use while breastfeeding. She said there was a key provided to the employee to lock the door for privacy. The representative also said Walmart is supportive of mothers who are breastfeeding and want to accommodate them as much as … Continue reading »

Father of Injured Baby Faces Charges

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Rogue Valley man was arrested in Portland on Friday for allegedly causing injuries to his 7-week-old child. On January 9th, the Oregon State Police Major Crimes Section in Central Point received a report of the injured infant who had been transported to Portland two days earlier for treatment of critical … Continue reading »

Police Search for Strong Arm Robber

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police are reportedly looking for a robber who is said to have knocked an elderly woman to the ground at the Walmart in Grants Pass. Representatives from the Grants Pass Department of Public Safety confirm officers are on scene and investigating the incident. More information will be made available as it … Continue reading »

Recycle Center Looks to Renew Experience

MEDFORD, Ore. — The new Medford Bottle Drop center is receiving the most green bag sign ups in the state. According to officials, the center has seen almost 1,000 people signed up for the green bags program, which translates into 100 bags being signed up per day. Right now, the center processes 400,000 units per … Continue reading »

Local Grocery Stores Part of Sell Off

ASHLAND, Ore. — Several local Safeway and Albertsons locations are about to go through a sell off, and name change. In order to obtain permission from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to allow the companies to merge, the two chains have agreed to sell 168 stores to several buyers – including 20 Oregon locations – … Continue reading »

Man Facing Burglary and Arson Charges

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police are investigating a series of thefts and an arson that are all believed to be connected to one man. Early Saturday morning, police responded to a report of a shed that had been ignited on the 1,000 block of northeast 6th St. Later that day, Grants Pass Police was called … Continue reading »

Fire Burns Shed in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety police and fire personnel responded to the report of a structure fire of a large out building located at 1015 NE 6th Street at 4:50 Saturday morning. When units arrived on scene, a large shed was found to be fully involved in fire. Fire … Continue reading »

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