Missing Children Forum Held in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Wednesday night marked the first night of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office informational series. Wednesday’s event focused on Southern Oregon’s amber alert program and the largest child abduction response team in the nation. Wednesday’s event was called “A Child Goes Missing: The Community’s Response To Our Biggest Fear.” Participants talked about child abduction efforts in … Continue reading »

Woman’s Birthday Wish is for Missing Boy

MEDFORD, Ore. — An Oregon boy missing for more than four years would have turned 12 Tuesday. A Medford woman shares a birthday with him and is trying to raise awareness about his story. Melissa Bobo has asked her Facebook friends to take a minute to “like” the Facebook page “Missing Kyron Horman” and read … Continue reading »

Terri Horman Seeks Name Change

MEDFORD, Ore. — Kyron Horman’s former stepmom is trying to change her name. Court documents show Terri Horman wants to go by Clair Sullivan. Terri Horman has been the focus of a police investigation into Kyron’s disappearance and also the target of social media scrutiny. A search on Facebook for her current name shows multiple … Continue reading »

Kyron Horman’s Family Holds Car Wash

MEDFORD, Ore. —  It has been almost four years since a young boy disappeared from his Portland elementary school. Despite extensive search efforts, Kyron Horman has never been found, but his mother is not giving up. June 4th marks the four year anniversary of Kyron Horman’s disappearance, but his mother Desiree Young said not a … Continue reading »

Fundraiser for Kyron Horman Search

MEDFORD, Ore. — Kyron Horman disappeared nearly four years ago, but the search is still ongoing. This morning, you can help continue the search for him by getting a car wash. The car wash fundraiser is happening from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Old Federal Bank in front of Winco on Barnett Road … Continue reading »

Kyron Horman Fundraiser

MEDFORD, Ore. — Kyron Horman disappeared nearly four years ago, but the search is still ongoing. The car wash fundraiser is happening on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the old Federal Bank, in front of Winco on Barnett Road in Medford. All of the proceeds will go to the Justice for Kyron … Continue reading »

Kyron’s Mom Speaks on Child Abduction

MEDFORD, Ore. — Kyron Horman’s mom says she is supporting local law enforcement as they create a child abduction task force. That team will bring together local and state agencies to better respond to emergencies involving a missing child. Desiree Young spoke Monday at the first meeting of the local Child Abduction Response Team, or … Continue reading »

Protest Over Kyron’s Disappearance

By Reggie Aqui (CNN) — It’s been three years since Kyron Horman disappeared from his elementary school in Portland, Oregon. For the first time since he vanished, the boy’s mother confronted the woman she says is responsible for her son’s disappearance. Desiree Young, the mother of missing Kyron Horman, has long maintained Terri Horman, the … Continue reading »

Phone Scam Seeks Kyron Horman Donations

MEDFORD, Ore. – Police say scammers are trying to profit off the disappearance of Kyron Horman. Medford Police said they have received a report of scammers using phone calls to ask for money for a Kyron Horman search fund. The boy’s family said it is not a family-approved fundraiser and police are investigating it as … Continue reading »

25 for 25: 2010

November 25, 2010 To mark NewsWatch 12’s 25th anniversary, we have been taking a look back into our archives at some of the stories that made major headlines in Southern Oregon and Northern California. The search for 7-year-old Kyron Horman, missing since June 4th, has become the largest in Oregon history.