Medford Police Locate Missing Boy

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Police Department has located an at risk missing juvenile. Police say 16-year-old Brendan Nicholas Dutton left his home in the 2400 block of Dellwood Avenue in Medford around 8 p.m. Saturday after an argument with his parents. Police located him at around 10:30 a.m. Sunday and have now returned him to … Continue reading »

More Students Falling to Homelessness

MEDFORD, Ore. — More and more Medford students are falling into homelessness. According to new data from the Oregon Department of Education, 1,200 Medford students are experiencing homelessness, a 21% increase from last year. In light of that, programs like Hearts With A Mission are upping the ante in serving those kids, which now account … Continue reading »

Denny’s Opens in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — A 24-hour restaurant reestablished itself in Medford Sunday. After negotiating for many years, Denny’s has resurfaced. The first restaurant was in the city more than 10 years ago. The highway expansion at that time forced the original Denny’s to close down. Employees spent the day Sunday getting ready for the anxious customers waiting … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Wheelchair Theft

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man was arrested after allegedly trying to steal a wheelchair. While assisting on a medical call on Eastwood Avenue on Saturday night, Medford Police say a man stole a $1,500 wheelchair out of the unlocked ambulance. Police officers contacted the suspect, 21-year-old Joshua Poff, at this residence and tried to arrest … Continue reading »

Ballots Continue To Be Dropped Off

MEDFORD, Ore. — Jackson County Elections officials continued counting ballots Sunday. They said with days to go there is still time for people to turn in last second ballots. As of now the elections office is on the verge of 39-percent voter turnout. They said by the time elections are here, they expect to finish … Continue reading »

Darkwing Manor Closes Its Doors

MEDFORD, Ore. —  A famous haunted manor is closing its doors after rain caused flooding on the property Friday night. Rain destroyed the parking lot across from the Darkwing Manor, making it near impossible for drivers to get their cars unstuck from the mud. Volunteers spend months putting together sets and decorations for the manor’s annual … Continue reading »

Kids Unlimited Receives Federal Grant

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Federal Government is recognizing the need to provide resources for charter schools across the country. Kids Unlimited Academy is one of those schools gaining recognition. Kids Unlimited Academy received a 450 thousand dollar federal charter school grant in 2014. The charter school will receive 225 thousand the first year and the grant … Continue reading »

Drive-By Shooting on Finch Lane

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that happened early Saturday morning. The shooting happened in the 2300 block of Finch Lane, in a newer development off of North Ross Lane. Neighbors reported three shots fired at 2:45 a.m. on Saturday. Police say a man and his two children were in the … Continue reading »

Minor Decoys Help With Compliance Checks

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police sent minor decoys into 11 stores and bars Saturday night that were cited for either allowing minors in or serving them alcohol in the past year. Elements Tapas Bar and Restaurant on Main Street is one of the businesses that passed the test Saturday night, but unfortunately most of the stores and … Continue reading »

Man Killed After Tree Falls on Tent

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police are investigating an accidental death, in which they say a man was killed when a tree fell on his tent. On their Facebook page this morning, Medford Police said 23-year-old Joseph T. Jones was killed when a tree fell onto his tent in a transient camp area north of Bear Creek Park. … Continue reading »

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