Sheriff Meets with DHS About Fraud

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Last month the Klamath County Sheriff’s office made a handful of unrelated arrests in which each of the suspects had things in common, including large amounts of drugs and Oregon Trail Cards. It was those arrests that prompted a meeting Monday morning with the Department of Human Services. “56 convictions, toting … Continue reading »

Police Train in Freezing Temperatures

WHITE CITY, Ore. – Shell casings fell to the snow as Medford Police officers spent hours training in 20 degree weather in an effort to gain experience in winter conditions. “Manual dexterity, it diminishes quite a bit the colder and colder it gets,” said Officer Paul Mellgren. Ice and sub-freezing temperatures impact everything from the … Continue reading »

Sheriff Prohibited from Purchasing Gun

YREKA, Calif. —  Three decades of service in law enforcement and being U.S. Soldier and Marine didn’t keep the federal government from prohibiting the Siskiyou County Sheriff from purchasing a new gun. Six weeks ago, Sheriff John Lopey tried to order a new rifle for personal use. This week he found out his application for … Continue reading »

Policy to Arm Teachers with Guns on Hold

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A Southern Oregon school board is considering arming teachers with guns. Wednesday night, Eagle Point School board members made the decision to discuss the procedures and policies before moving forward. Board chairman Scott Grissom said it would be a deterrent if an active shooter ever came on school campuses. Board member Jim Mannenbach … Continue reading »

Teen Shooting Highlights Gun Safety

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Deputies say a teenager boy is taken safely into custody Monday afternoon after he fired shots toward homes and threatened to shoot anyone who responded. Several Jackson County Sheriff deputies responded to the 4000 block of Tioga Way around 2 p.m. Deputies called for an armored vehicle but then called it off. They said the … Continue reading »

Gun Supporters Fall Short of Senate Vote

MEDFORD, Ore. — Gun control supporters finally got their Senate vote on Wednesday but they didn’t exactly get what they wanted. President Obama said it was a shameful day in Washington, D.C. Gun control advocates couldn’t muster the 60 votes they needed. The new bill failed to pass by six votes. Gun rights advocates say … Continue reading »

A 7-Hour Search For Suspect Is Now Over

[UPDATE] After a seven hour search overnight, Medford Police arrested Abdul Blair. Medford Police say Blair has violated a restraining order several times by going to a home on Table Rock Road. They say he went to that home again last night and stole a computer, cell phone and other items. Police say they arrested Blair … Continue reading »

March Supports Tighter Gun Control

ASHLAND, Ore. — Signs supporting tighter gun control accompanied dozens of members of the One Million Moms for Gun Control Southern Oregon campaign in Ashland Saturday morning. The crowd gathered outside the Ashland Library and marched to Lithia Park to bring awareness to their goal of bringing what they say is sensible gun control to the … Continue reading »

Big Turnout For Gun Appreciation Rally

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Event organizers say hundreds of people showed up for a rally outside of a Welburn’s Weapons in White City for “Gun Appreciation Day.” “They’re afraid of what they might do to our second amendment rights, but they’re proud owners, and that’s what I wanted to do was have them show up … Continue reading »

Officers Searching for Suspected Shooter

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Officers are still searching for a man who they say shot another man in the leg. Grants Pass Department of Public Safety officers responded to a home on the 700 block of northwest C Street around 9 a.m. Thursday morning. Authorities said Trevor Walton and Eric Dexter were fighting when Walton … Continue reading »