Medford Sizzler Fire Likely an Accident

MEDFORD, Ore. — Favorable conditions – and fire suppression unit – have prevented the Sizzler on Biddle Rd. in Medford from suffering the same fate as another restaurant just up the road. According to Medford Fire Marshal Greg Kleinberg, the fire started behind a grill in the kitchen on Wednesday sometime around 7:00 A.M. Medford Fire and Rescue and Medford Police both responded about 20 minutes later, … Continue reading »

Trailer Theft Leads to Attack, Arrest

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man is facing charges for the theft of a trailer and its contents, after the alleged victim tracks him down and attacks him with a pipe. On Sunday a 34 year-old man was driving down Crater Lake Ave. when he saw his stolen cargo trailer being towed by a truck. Apparently, … Continue reading »

Daytime Burglary Suspect Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore — Police have caught the man they believe is responsible for a series of daytime house burglaries earlier this week. According to police, on Tuesday, January 6th, the Medford Police Department investigated three residential burglaries – one in the 2200 block of Aloha St. and another in the 900 block of Sunrise Ave. … Continue reading »

World Series Trophies Coming to Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — The San Francisco Giants have announced they will once again bring their 2010, ’12 and ’14 World Series trophies to Medford for a public viewing. According to representatives, the trophy tour will stop in 28 cities over the course of three months. Medford is the northernmost destination, and the only Oregon location, … Continue reading »

Comfort Inn Burglary Leads to Arrest

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man is facing charges after allegedly stealing from the Comfort Inn on E. Stewart Ave. According to investigators, an employee caught the man – now identified as 38 year-old James Rapae – hiding in a storage closet with some of the hotel’s property. Rapae apparently pushed the employee and ran away, … Continue reading »

Fog Creating Issues for Air Travelers

SEATTLE, Wash. — Heavy fog like that impacting the Rogue Valley this week is also disrupting services along the West Coast. Fog diverted flights heading into Seattle’s Sea-Tac Airport late Tuesday night. According to officials, Four commercial flights had to be diverted, three of which landed at Boeing Field, where visibility was better.The 4th plane … Continue reading »

Purple Parrot Robery Suspect in Custody

  WHITE CITY, Ore. — After a chase on foot, police have taken a suspect into custody for the armed robbery of the Purple Parrot in Elmer’s on Biddle Rd. in Medford. Several officers responded to the report of the robbery just after 9:00 P.M. Monday night. Police said Mark Aguirre entered the business armed with a … Continue reading »

School Bus Crashes Into Yard

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Police and Medford Fire and Rescue responded to a vehicle crash on Monday afternoon after a school bus plowed into a yard on S. Columbus Ave., ramming into a fence and tree stump. According to police, the driver claims to have fell out of her seat while adjusting her seat belt, causing the … Continue reading »

Two Suspects Arrested After Police Chase

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two suspects are in the jail after leading police on a chase in Medford on Friday night. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office arrested the driver of that vehicle, 28-year-old Anthony James Winsbury, and the passenger, 31-year-old Christopher Wes Moore. The two were caught at the intersection of Table Rock Road and North Pacific … Continue reading »

Sports Bars Prep for Rose Bowl

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Pubs and restaurants are filled today for this year’s Rose Bowl. Big bowl games like this can mean big business for local watering holes. Local businesses like Joe’s Sports Bar & Grill in Medford count on high-profile match-ups like the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl to draw in the crowds. The staff … Continue reading »

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