High Schoolers to Debate Public Safety

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The group “Security Our Safety” is turning to high school students for any solution to secure safety in Josephine County. On Saturday, high school students will be taking part in a debate on how to solve the county’s fiscal crisis. “It was important the teams competing be O & C teams. It’s … Continue reading »

Staff Trained on School Security System

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has already identified glitches in its new, high-tech security system at Shady Cove School. Deputies say there were some issues with the hard-drive but those issues are now fixed. The sheriff’s office is also training its employees and teachers to use the technology. By the end of September, … Continue reading »

Search Continues to Find Missing Man

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A White City man who was last seen on his birthday in May is still missing. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Office says 25-year-old Chris Evans was last seen at the Eagle Point Wal-Mart Store on his birthday over three months ago. They say they’re concerned about his safety. Detectives … Continue reading »

New Shady Cove Security System in Place

SHADY COVE, Ore. — A new state of the art, high-tech security system installed at Shady Cove school is in full swing. It’s the first year using the system and the school is  the first in the country using it to protect students. Parents say they are comforted knowing their child will be safe at … Continue reading »

Thieves Target Family’s Craigslist Ad

WHITE CITY, Ore. — As the final boxes were moved out of Oscar Millan’s home, he was still hard at work checking chores off a to-do list. “We’re moving into a smaller house, we’re moving in with my stepsister because my mom has cancer and it’s just me and her here so we’re all going … Continue reading »

Arrested Woman Possibly Linked to Thefts

MEDFORD, Ore. — A woman was arrested for identity theft, but detectives believe she could also be connected to multiple burglaries across the Rogue Valley. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office were out on the 900 block of Niantic Street Tuesday morning. Deputies served a search warrant on 27-year-old Brittani Miller’s residence. They found stolen credit cards, a … Continue reading »

School District Talks Arming Teachers

By Steven Sandberg EAGLE POINT, Ore. – All options were on the table Wednesday as Eagle Point school officials met with the community to talk about allowing teachers to carry guns in schools. The Weapons Safety Committee met for the first time at a public meeting Wednesday night to discuss the idea. The panel is … Continue reading »

Police Say Man Assaults Wife, Kills Lamb

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT EAGLE POINT, Ore. — An Eagle Point man has been arrested after Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said he killed a lamb on his property and tried to rape his wife multiple times. On Thursday, at 7:05 p.m. the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 15000 block of Highway 62 in Eagle … Continue reading »

Benbow Appears in Court

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Seattle man was arraigned Thursday afternoon in a Jackson County Courtroom after his child ate methamphetamine. Elijah Benbow appeared in court to be officially charged with possession of drugs, driving under the influence of intoxicants and child endangerment charges. Benbow was first arrested on April 22. Officers pulled him over on … Continue reading »

No Charges Filed in Alleged Horse Abuse

MEDFORD, Ore. — A Medford woman says she is shocked after finding her neighbor’s injured pony tied up and left without food or water. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has decided the pony is not a victim of abuse. Deputies say they are not filing any charges. Over the weekend, they went to the property where this … Continue reading »

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