Fire Destroys Trailer Home in White City

WHITE CITY, Ore. — Two people are in the hospital after a double-wide trailer home was completely engulfed in a fire Saturday morning in White City. The fire happened just before 11 a.m. at a mobile home park in the 2000 block of Falcon Street. Neighbors say it was a matter of minutes before the entire home … Continue reading »

Drowsy Driving Leads to Car Crash

WHITE CITY, Ore. — A man has been cited for careless driving after driving drowsy and crashing on the side of the road. On Monday at about 8:00 AM, reports came in about a car that left the road on Highway 234 near Douglas Rd. and slammed into a roadside tree. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s … Continue reading »

VA Town Hall Held Thursday Night

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Southern Oregon Veterans Affairs Town Hall meeting will be held tonight.  However, it will be held at a new location that some say would be more neutral and accommodating. Unlike previous meetings that were held on the VA campus. Tonight’s meeting will be at the Jackson County Roads and Parks … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist: Rain Behavior

ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “Why does it rain on one side of the street but not the other?” Laura, White City This is a question we may ask ourselves when we are in desperate need of rainfall.  Our neighbor across the street tells us he got two tenths of an inch, but our rain gauge has … Continue reading »

Attempted Kidnapping in White City

WHITE CITY, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is responding to an attempted kidnapping in White City. Early reports said it happened on Avenue G, when a Hispanic male allegedly tried to abduct a 12 year-old victim. The suspect is described as 40 to 50 years old, 5′ 8″ tall, possibly wearing an orange shirt, black … Continue reading »

Patrols Increase After White City Rape

WHITE CITY, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department has announced additional units will patrol in White City, after a 16 year-old girl was raped by a burglar in her home. According to deputies, on Monday, a heavy set man wearing a mask entered a home in the 2700 block of Falcon St. and  sexually … Continue reading »

Search for Burglar Who Raped 16 Year Old

WHITE CITY, Ore.– The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the person they believe raped a 16 year old girl in White City, Monday night. Deputies said the attack occurred on the 2700 block of Falcon Street. They said the victim was home alone at the time. She only describes the attacker as stocky and wearing … Continue reading »

Man Arrested in White City SWAT Raid

WHITE CITY, Ore. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has cleared the scene after a swat raid in White City. Forty-year-old Marcial Carillo was wanted by Medford Police for a few days for violating restraining orders. When deputies saw him they pulled a traffic stop, but he tried to escape. After a short chase he barricaded … Continue reading »

Feedback Split at Second VA Town Hall

MEDFORD, Ore. — Thursday the White City VA facility held it’s second town hall. Just over two months ago, the first town hall left some veterans frustrated. Many say they felt silenced when they were told they could not speak to the media without the proper signed forms. After the first meeting we asked the … Continue reading »

Mother Murdered in Front of Kids

NEAR CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Wade Phillips, is now charged with murder in death of his wife Cynthia Michelle Phillips. The  husband and father is accused of killing his wife in front of their three children.  He was found hiding in the attic of his house on Truax Road where the murder happened. Neighbors said … Continue reading »

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