One man has been arrested by Klamath County Police after officers say that the man fire four rounds into a residence with a four-year-old child and adult inside.
Brett joined the NewsWatch 12 team as a reporter in July of 2020.
On Saturday, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is reporting an increase in scam calls to local residents requesting money to resolve warrants from someone pretending to be a deputy from JCSO.
NewsWatch 12 has just received information from Rural Metro Fire that a building located on 16444 Water Gap Rd in Williams has been completely destroyed.
According to a recent report by Cal Fire, law enforcement officials within the agency made an astonishing 149 arson arrests across the state in 2021. That’s more than double the number of arrests made in 2019 and is 29 more arrests than 2020.
NewsWatch 12 has learned that earlier today, on January 15th, 2022, at 12:36 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 800 block of Pennsylvania Avenue for an assault with a firearm.
Upon arrival, police say the suspect, who is known to the victim, fled the scene. The victim was beyond help and pronounced deceased.
Dr. Bret Champion stepped in to teach a music class at Howard Elementary on Friday as the district struggles to fill absences and open positions.
On Thursday, NewsWatch 12 spoke with Jackson County’s Public Health Director Dr. Leona O’Keefe who stated that there is hope that the peak of Omicron cases will begin to dip in Southern Oregon sometime in the beginning of February.
Several businesses have been hit hard by the supply chain crisis including grocery stores, restaurants and now pet stores in the Rogue Valley.
Interstate-84 shuts down again after more debris slides continue to hit the area because of the excessive amount of rain and snow.