Deadly Crash on Highway 38

NEAR ELKTON, Ore. — Oregon State Police continue to investigate a deadly crash on Highway 38 near Elkton. Oregon State Police say on Friday a car driven by 44-year-old Heather Friedrich was eastbound, when it crossed the center line near Paradise Road and hit another car. The passenger in that car, 59-year-old Virginia Whalen-Jennings, was … Continue reading »

La Pine SWAT Stand-off Ends in Arrest

NEAR LA PINE, Ore. — A man is in police custody after a stand-off with SWAT in La Pine that lasted for more than two hours early Sunday morning. Oregon State Police says troopers first responded to reports of shots fired near a residence Collar Drive, just south of La Pine. No injuries were reported … Continue reading »

Cleanup Continues on I-84 After Pileup

BAKER CITY, Ore. — One eastbound lane is back open after a massive backup on I-84. On Saturday black ice caused a crash involving around 20 cars. Oregon State Police say around 5 a.m., vehicles started colliding near Baker City on the slick roads. They say in all, around 50 vehicles were trapped within the … Continue reading »

I-84 Crash Involves 20 Cars

BAKER CITY, Ore. — A massive backup on I-84 on Saturday after black ice caused a crash involving around 20 cars. Oregon State Police say around 5 a.m., vehicles started colliding near Baker City on the slick roads. They say in all, around 50 vehicles were trapped within the crash area. Four people were taken … Continue reading »

Father of Injured Baby Faces Charges

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A Rogue Valley man was arrested in Portland on Friday for allegedly causing injuries to his 7-week-old child. On January 9th, the Oregon State Police Major Crimes Section in Central Point received a report of the injured infant who had been transported to Portland two days earlier for treatment of critical … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Deadly Crash

CHEMULT, Ore. — Oregon State Police are continuing the investigation into a deadly, head-on crash on U.S. Highway 97. At about 5:30 P.M. on December 30th, a 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by 86 year-old Bill Chapman of Tulelake, California crossed into the northbound lane of Highway 97 and collided with a 2011 GMC Acadia. … Continue reading »

Chase in Medford Leads to Car Crash

MEDFORD, Ore. — A local man faces charges after allegedly stealing a car while it was warming up in a driveway. Medford Police said, early Monday morning, 32 year-old Travis Shepherd stole a red Dodge Neon from a home in the 500 block of Edwards St., which officers spotted several hours later at Jackson St. … Continue reading »

Officer Involved Shooting in Douglas Co.

[UPDATE 12/24, 8:36 A.M.] The Douglas County District Attorney’s office has allowed the release of the name and status of the person involved in Tuesday’s vehicle fire and Officer Involved Shooting. Investigators have identified the driver in this incident as Robert J. Jenkins, 55, of Roseburg. According to officials, Jenkins was transported to Lower Umpqua … Continue reading »

Search for Suspect in Police Chase

NEAR KENO, Ore. – Two of the three suspects accused of leading police on a chase are headed to court. Levi Cortez, 25, and William Noble, 24,  are expected to be arraigned on Monday in a court in Jackson County. The two men were taken into custody after allegedly eluding police just after 7 p.m. on Highway 66 between Keno and … Continue reading »

High Speed Pursuit Ends in Capture

LANE COUNTY, Ore. – A woman who led several state and local police agencies on a chase down Interstate 5 is facing several charges. On Tuesday December 9th, Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers from the Springfield Area Command spotted a car on southbound I-5 near milepost 186 that had been reported stolen to the Salem … Continue reading »

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