Second Trial for Murder Suspect

MEDFORD, Ore. — A man accused of murdering his girlfriend over a year ago is expected to appear before a jury Monday morning. The trial for Jose Valencia-Gaona’s trial is scheduled to begin at 9 A.M. before a twelve person jury. His trial originally began last June, but just two days into the trial, the … Continue reading »

MacCallum Gets 50 Years to Life

YREKA, Calif. — The Medford mother convicted of shooting and killing her husband at a Siskiyou County campground has been sentenced at least five decades in prison. Patricia MacCallum was given a sentence of 50 years to life Tuesday in a Siskiyou County Superior Court. MacCallum was found guilty in 2013 of murdering her husband, Christopher. His body was … Continue reading »

Asbill Murder Trial Begins

MEDFORD, Ore. — Thursday is the first day of the Travis Asbill trial.  The trial started at 9 a.m.  Throughout the day witnesses are expected to testify. The defendant, Travis Asbill, is facing murder charges after being accused of killing Donald William Mack with a golf club back in June 2012. The assault was reported … Continue reading »

Murder Trial Begins in Medford This Week

MEDFORD, Ore. — A murder trial is set to begin this week for a defendant accused of killing a Medford man nearly two years ago. Travis Asbill is charged with the murder of Donald Mack in June 2012. Police said at the time that Asbill assaulted Mack with a golf club. Mack was killed one … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: the Margaret Biggs Trial

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — For five months now, a lot of attention has been focused on the murder trial of a former Yreka woman, Jody Arias, in Arizona. The defense in the trail argues that the killing of her boyfriend was in self defense. The case brings to mind a similar trial in Grants Pass … Continue reading »