Police Search for Burglary Suspect

[UPDATE: 3:52 P.M.] Police say they found Richard Wadley Wednesday afternoon as he tried to enter a Medford pawnshop. MEDFORD, Ore. – Police are seeking the public’s help finding a man in connection to a burglary on the 1000 block of Sunset Ave. Police said on December 9th, a vehicle was broken into, and the … Continue reading »

Toys R Us Braces for Holiday Blitz

CNN – Toys R Us is ready for the last-minute Christmas rush. The company says it will keep its stores open for 39 straight hours on December 23rd and Christmas Eve – including its Medford location. Its flagship Times Square Location in New York will also open its doors Wednesday December 17th at 7:00 A.M., … Continue reading »

Local Starbucks Customers Pay It Forward

MEDFORD, Ore. – An instance of “paying it forward” happened in the Rogue Valley as customers at the Starbucks on Crater Lake Highway spent Tuesday morning paying it backwards in the drive-thru line. According to staff, customers spontaneous started paying for the person behind them in line who placed an order. It resembles similar events all over … Continue reading »

Arrest Made After Volkswagen Break In

MEDFORD, Ore. – A teenager is facing charges after police said he tried to steal a car from from the Volkswagen dealership on Riverisde Ave. Early on Monday December 15th, 18 year-old Tyreese Key was allegedly spotted trying to steal a car from the dealership, and tried to run from officers. According to police, Key … Continue reading »

Kids Show Skills In Robot Tournament

MEDFORD, Ore. — Elementary and middle school students are building Lego robotics, and competing in a tournament at St. Mary’s School. America ranks No. 21 out of 34 developed countries in science test scores. Competitions like the one today put kids/ math and science skills to practical use. At least 20 teams came out to … Continue reading »

Bullet Misses Sleeping Man by Inches

MEDFORD, Ore. – Police are investigating two early morning shooting incidents that officers believe are related. On Monday December 8th, at approximately 8:38 A.M., police responded to the 400 block of Boardman St. to a home that had reportedly been shot several times. Upon examining the residence, investigators found that it had been shot seven times, and … Continue reading »

Judge Goes Easy on Convicted Driver

MEDFORD, Ore. – A nurse convicted of running over her boyfriend outside an Ashland motel will serve no jail time. On Wednesday, a judge in Jackson County found 39 year-old Beth Smith guilty of a misdemeanor instead of a felony – with the latter meaning she would no longer be allowed to work in her … Continue reading »

Parents and Teen Runaways

ASHLAND, Ore —  Experts say there are no specific, clear-cut warning signs that apply to all teens, but there are steps parents and peers can take to help prevent runaways. They also say the teenage mind is an unpredictable thing and trying to control teenagers is an illusion. Teens may runaway from home for various … Continue reading »

Local Police Call for Officer Body Cams

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – In the wake of the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, police departments across the country – including Oregon – are considering the use of body cameras for officers. Several local police agencies – like Grants Pass, Talent and Central Point – already equip all officers … Continue reading »

Lights Going Up for a Good Cause

MEDFORD, Ore. – Residents of Greystone Court and Cherry Lane are preparing their homes for the Holiday season – and for charity. The lights and decorations have been attracting crowds for years, and local groups like Lightly Loved Toys place barrels along the way to collect items from visitors who come to see the displays. Whether on foot or in their cars, … Continue reading »

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