15 July 2014

In Oregon, gun deaths outpace motor vehicle deaths for 3rd year in a row

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

Washington, DC --  Gun deaths outpaced motor vehicle deaths in Oregon in 2011, the most recent year for which comprehensive nationwide data is available, a new analysis from the Violence Policy Cen ...

15 July 2014

Firefighters say small brush fire was started by a person

Posted in Local

Gold Hill, Ore. -- Firefighters say a brush fire near the railroad in Gold Hill was started by a person. Shortly after 2:30 Tuesday morning, Fire District Three was called out to a patch of land beh ...

15 July 2014

Suspicious fire burns home

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford Fire crews responded to two fires on S. Grape Street Tuesday morning. The first call came in just after 4:00 a.m. near S. Grape and 9th Street. Power lines exploded as a she ...

14 July 2014

Moccasin Hill fire burning nearly 2,500 acres

Written by Roma Villavicencio

Updated (7/15 4p.m.) The Oregon Department of Forestry say fire crews continue to battle the 2,500 acre Moccasin Hill fire. Its already destroyed nine homes and 14 other structures. Another 231 stru ...

14 July 2014

Gold Hill city councilors facing recall

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Gold Hill, Ore. -- Four out of six city council members in Gold Hill are facing recall after voting to lift a citywide moratorium on medical marijuana facilities. Councilors voted to lift the ban ov ...

14 July 2014

Jackson County Fair cooling things down for a hot week

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Weather

Central Point, Ore. -- Final preparations are underway for the Jackson County Fair, which starts Tuesday. It is expected to be one of the biggest fairs but it's also expected to be one of the hotte ...

14 July 2014

Moccasin Fire burning more than 2900 acres

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Sprague River, Ore. -- The Moccasin Hill Fire is burning in the Moccasin Hill subdivision, about four miles north of Sprague River. It started around two Sunday afternoon and has now burned more tha ...

14 July 2014

Police are searching for a disabled White City man

Posted in Local

White City, Ore. -- The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for Carlos Ruiz, 30 of White City. Ruiz has some mental disabilities and severe diabetes, which requires pills and in ...

14 July 2014

White River wildfire

Posted in Regional

White River Canyon, Ore. --  Firefighters working night shift on the 570-acre White River Fire, which started Saturday afternoon in the White River Wild & Scenic Area 12 miles west of Tygh Vall ...

14 July 2014

Police: Truck fire added to list of 8 recent arsons and 7 vehicle fires

Posted in Local

 A truck cab bursts into flames early in the morning, as the string of mysterious fires continues. Police now believe it too was arson. "We run down there and the whole trucks on fire," says Medfor ...