Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Weed

WEED, Cal. — Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Deputies and the District Attorney’s office, California Highway Patrol, the Department of Justice Forensic Investigators and the Weed Police Department all responded to the Greyhound Bus station in Weed for an officer-involved shooting. We have a reporter at the scene and will continue to bring you the most up-to-date information … Continue reading »

2nd Alarm Fire Started by Wood Stove

MEDFORD, Ore. — Flames from a Medford home greeted Rob Neff as he came home with his son’s from practice Wednesday evening. “I turned on to Valley View, I noticed the flames were really big, called 911, said there was a fire at Valley View and Mathews Place,” said Neff. It was his neighbors home … Continue reading »

Local DJ Accused of Counterfeiting Money

MEDFORD, Ore. — Counterfeit tens, twenties and hundreds were found by Medford police and officials said they were in the process of being produced when they served a search warrant last month. “Bills in all types of different parts of the process from the sheets to the finished bills. 10′s, 20′s and 100′s,” said Medford … Continue reading »

Feedback Puts Charge in Local Company

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland Police Officer John Perrone strapped on his helmet as he went on patrol Wednesday afternoon, and he’ll be taking note on more than traffic violations. Perrone is assigned to patrol downtown Ashland, and for the past year he has been riding a Brammo motorcycle which he says makes all the difference. … Continue reading »

Police Investigate West Medford Fire

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire fighters responded to a call of a home on fire near South Peach Street and West 12th Street in Medford just after 10:00 Monday night. The Medford police department is now doing an initial investigation on each fire in Medford before fire fighters even determine if a fire is suspicious. This … Continue reading »

More Jail Beds To Open In August

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Beginning in August, the days of cite and release for some Grants Pass criminals will be over. A contract allowing the city of Grants Pass to rent up to 30 jail beds was approved and is just weeks from kicking in. Grants Pass Department of Public Safety officials say property crimes … Continue reading »

Murder Investigation Continues In Yreka

YREKA, Calif. — There are no shelters, no steady food donations, but still a large homeless population in Yreka. Homeless man Joseph Westergard said things have changed. “There are no resources here anymore, they’re pretty much cutting everything out,” said Westergard. No homeless could be seen camped along Yreka Creek Tuesday afternoon after Yreka Police … Continue reading »

Motorcycle Crash in Central Point

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – Newswatch 12 has received reports of a motorcycle crashing into a vehicle in Central Point, on the corner of Hopkins Road and Bursell Road. Police and ambulance crews were dispatched. We will bring you more information as it becomes available.

Shooting Suspect Speaks to Police

MEDFORD, Ore. – A shooting suspect showed up to the Medford Police Department to provide a statement regarding his involvement in a weekend shooting. Police say an argument between two men led to one trying to shoot the other in the face. The shooting occurred on Mace Road at around 1:45 Saturday morning. Police say … Continue reading »

Ex-Ashland City Councilman Trial Begins

MEDFORD, Ore. – A jury will decide if an officer used excessive force and violated the rights of a former Ashland city councilman. In 2011, Eric Navickas was protesting with a group about the expansion of the Mount Ashland ski area without a permit. Navickas resisted an arrest where police say he exaggerated the force and slammed into … Continue reading »

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