Football Players Pledge Against Abuse

MEDFORD, Ore. — Rival Medford football teams are working together to raise awareness for domestic violence. North and South Medford High set aside their competition for a brief moment before Friday night’s game to sign a pledge saying they will “neither accept nor demonstrate domestic violence.” In addition to that pledge, each team wore a logo … Continue reading »

Coats For Kids Still In Need

MEDFORD, Ore. — NewsWatch 12’s Coats For Kids campaign has been very successful this year with the generous donations of community members in the Rogue Valley. However, there is still a need for kids coats, especially for toddlers and elementary school children. Fred Meyer on Crater Lake Highway has a massive children’s coat section. Tyler Weist … Continue reading »

Court Decision Sparks Moratorium Debate

MEDFORD, Ore. — A recent court decision in Josephine County may open the door for cities and towns to ban medical marijuana dispensaries. The city of Medford has made it their intention to ban dispensaries altogether, something that remains illegal under state law. The court decision in Cave Junction basically said communities have the right to … Continue reading »

Man Injured in Scuffle with Police

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man was reportedly injured after a fight with Medford Police officers on Friday night. On Friday, at about 6:45 p.m., Medford Police say officers were dispatched to the parking lot at 1100 Morrow Road for a physical domestic dispute between a man and a woman. When contacted by the first officer … Continue reading »

Providence Offers Employee Mammograms

MEDFORD, Ore. — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and medical professionals are making a push for all women to get regular mammograms this month and year round. At Providence Medford Medical’s Breast Center, administrators are encouraging staff to lead by example to get mammograms by offering free exams for all employees all day. The … Continue reading »

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 »

Tip-A-Cop Supports Special Olympics

MEDFORD, Ore. — Law enforcement officers traded in their handcuffs and badges for gourmet burgers and aprons Saturday. Police officers walked around restaurants serving customers as part of the national Tip-A-Cop event. The event supports local and national causes, one being Special Olympics. Red Robin has supported Special Olympics programs for the past eight years … Continue reading »

Dairy Queen Data Breach

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two local dairy queen restaurants have been identified as targets in a recent company-wide data breach. The restaurants on Barnett Road and Morrow Road were both identified as being targets. Owners said it’s likely data was only being stolen for a period of a few hours sometime during the month of August. … Continue reading »

Murder Suspect Changes Plea

ASHLAND, Ore. — Nearly a year after caution tape lined around the home of Frank Damiano, the mobile home park is quiet, but the memories of their neighbor remain. “Positive and happy and accepting and open. Just one of those people with that magnetic personality,” said neighbor Kris McAdam. It’s that outgoing and warm spirit … Continue reading »

“Game On Day” For Pediatric Cancer

MEDFORD, Ore. — The whole month of September is a time to recognize and bring awareness to pediatric cancers. An annual event is celebrating survivors and those fighting the disease with bounce houses, slingshots, and some things straight from the kids’ vivid imaginations. “Gamerosity” hosted its second annual “Game On Day” event at the U.S. … Continue reading »

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