Group Holds Police Appreciation Rally

MEDFORD, Ore. —  A group in Medford is spreading the word about law enforcement appreciation. Community members held signs downtown Saturday showing their support for officers in the wake of a perceived national disposition against police. People are reaching out across the nation after dozens of anti-police protests broke out across the country last year. Here … Continue reading »

Retired Goodwill Location Created Mess

MEDFORD, Ore. — If you want to donate to Goodwill, there are several drop off locations in our area, but Goodwill is also warning some potential problems if you drop of things in locations that are not acceptable. NewsWatch 12 was contacted Thursday afternoon by a woman who says she frequently walks past the parking … Continue reading »

Family Fighting For Jimmy Georgeson Case

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Monday marks three years since Jimmy Georgeson was killed in a Medford Albertson’s parking lot. His family is fighting a new battle against the government to protect the victims of future officer involved shootings. Since the evening Georgeson was killed, his family has blamed U.S. Marshals deputies saying they targeted him. The … Continue reading »

Compass House Receives Donation

MEDFORD, Ore. — A group helping people improve their mental health received a big donation from Providence Medical Center Wednesday. Providence donated ten thousand dollars to help keep the doors open and help the organization Compass House grow. Compass House is a program that helps people who have suffered from both mental illness and disabilities. The … Continue reading »

“Loot for Littles” Gather Toys for Kids

MEDFORD, Ore. — A local group is using a Facebook page to collect and organize donations for people who need a little extra help during the holidays. The Facebook page is called Loot For Our Littles. The group started taking in donations over the last few weeks and is already gaining a lot of attention. … Continue reading »

Travelers Prepare For Holiday Flights

MEDFORD, Ore. — Travelers are preparing themselves for Holiday flights at The Rogue Valley International Airport. People at the airport said they are giving themselves a lot of cushion time for flying. Lines at the airport were short Saturday and departures were on time.  

Runners Lace Up For Ugly Sweater 5K

MEDFORD, Ore. — More than 600 community members dressed in the ugliest sweaters they could find for the second annual Ugly Sweater 5K. People of all ages came out Saturday morning, and ran the path through downtown. While most 5K races focus more on times and speed, coordinators said Saturday’s run was focused on fun. … Continue reading »

Out & About: Last Weekend Before X-Mas

It’s the last weekend before Christmas, and there are plenty of events to enjoy with the whole family. One that’s celebrating the traditional holiday sweaters of the season. Medford’s Ugly Sweater 5k This will be the second year for Medford’s Ugly Sweater 5K. Runners will meet at the starting line at 101 South Bartlett Street … Continue reading »

Crews Clean Up Truck Crash Intersection

MEDFORD, Ore. — Crews spent the day cleaning up a Medford intersection after a truck crashed into a traffic light pole Sunday morning. Crews took down wires and traffic lights from the pole the truck ran into and worked into the late afternoon with the plan to take the pole down safely. The accident happened at the … Continue reading »

Woman Delivers Baby Unexpectedly in Home

MEDFORD, Ore. — A woman and her newborn baby are safe at the hospital after an early morning delivery in the living room of their home. Medford Fire responded to a call just before 4 a.m. this morning in the 2000 block of Salyer Lane. Medford Police say the call was about a woman having … Continue reading »

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