Security After Sandy Hook, Part Two

By Steven Sandberg SHADY COVE, Ore. — A Southern Oregon school is now the first in the country with a new, high tech system to protect students. The technology is designed to allow officers to respond faster and keep kids safer during an emergency like a school shooting, and those involved say it could be … Continue reading »

Deputies Discuss Boat Safety

ASHLAND, Ore. — Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies say spring 2013 is already proving to be a dangerous season on Southern Oregon waterways. There have been boat crashes on both the Rogue River and Lost Creek Lake. Lots of folks will be headed outdoors this holiday weekend, and while Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies say they want … 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 »

Grants Pass Home Burglarized, Ransacked

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Another home burglary has been reported in the Rogue Valley, this time in Grants Pass. Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 5600 block of Foothill Boulevard in Grants Pass for a report of a residential burglary on Monday. The sheriff’s office says the burglary happened sometime between Thursday, March 28 … Continue reading »

Medford Man Sues City, Police

MEDFORD, Ore. – A Medford man is suing the city of Medford, the Medford Police Department and the Jackson County Sheriff. He says 2 years ago, he was improperly placed in protective custody and had his guns seized. The man says he’s been the target of constant harassment from officers since the incident. David Pyles’ … Continue reading »

Police Search For Ghoul-Dressed Burglar

SHADY COVE, Ore. — A man caught on surveillance dressed in a Halloween costume is suspected of stealing thousands of dollars worth of items from two different stores in Shady Cove. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the two separate burglaries that occurred on July 27 and July 28 this year. The Sheriff’s … Continue reading »