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25 September 2014

Medford Police shoot bear in residential area

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Medford, Ore. -- Medford Police received reports of a bear going through trash cans in the Washing Elementary School area early Thursday morning. When police arrived to the scene a witness pointed o ...

24 September 2014

Man pleads no contest to raping two girls

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Klamath Falls, Ore. -- A Klamath County man will spend 12 and a half years in prison after pleading no contest to raping two women when they were children. Authorities say William D'orazio raped tw ...

24 September 2014

Police better equipped to address Mental Health Crises

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore -- New numbers from the Medford Police department show a shocking reality as more people are taken into protective custody for mental health evaluations.  Mental health holds are stead ...

24 September 2014

Bank robber hops on bike for getaway

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Updated (9/25 12:40pm) Medford Police have arrested 63 year old Gerald Schram in connection with the US Bank robbery on Thursday afternoon thanks to witness descriptions. When police arrived to Sch ...

24 September 2014

Central Point man arrested for drug trafficking

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Central Point, Ore. --- A month long MADGE investigation into drug trafficking lands a Central Point man behind bars.Authorities say 33 year old Michael Rivera-Sears had 3 ounces of meth and a loade ...

24 September 2014

Jackson County Commissioner honored at Medford Airport

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Medford, Ore. --- An influential Jackson County commissioner was honored today with a special sign at the Medford airport.The air tanker base used to fight fires in southern Oregon and northern Cali ...

24 September 2014

Wet weather causes slick roads, safety tips

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Medford, Ore. --- After months of dry weather the rain is finally falling!  With rain in the forecast, the Oregon Department of Transportation forecasted slick roads.ODOT gives some tips for drivin ...

24 September 2014

ODF lowers fire danger level

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Ore. --- The Oregon Department of Forestry is lowering the fire danger level from extreme to high on ODF protected lands in both Jackson and Josephine counties as a result of the rain.ODF officials ...

24 September 2014

Medford Police searching for bank robbery suspect

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Medford, Ore. -- Medford Police say they responded to a bank robbery at 2:24 p.m. at the US Bank on 1242 Court Street. They say the suspect threatened that he had a gun and he got away with an undi ...

24 September 2014

Keep a lookout for possible ash and debris slides

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Ore. --- The wet weather has the Bureau of Land Management keeping a close eye out for possible ash and debris slides.The BLM says areas hit by wildfire this year are at risk, but especially near th ...