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28 January 2015

Judge rules second mistrial in Jose Valencia murder trial

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- For a second time Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Timothy Barnack declared a mistrial in the Jose Valencia murder case. Judge Barnack said that a witness violated stipulation by s ...

28 January 2015

Deputies searching for man who tried to kidnap child

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

White City, Ore. -- Jackson County Sheriff's Deputies are on the hunt tonight for a man they said attempted to kidnap a young boy in White City Wednesday morning. Sheriff's deputies said they respon ...

28 January 2015

Parole, probation violators not going to prison

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - It's not unusual for a judge to issue a 'suspended' sentence for prison time if a person violates their parole, or probation...but it's becoming far more unusual for a violator ...

28 January 2015

Medford Police searching for sex offender

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Medford, Ore. -- Medford Police are asking for your help in locating 49-year-old Steven Brewer. Brewer was convicted for sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl in 2008 and just got out of prison this ...

28 January 2015

Medford Facebook group helps locate missing girl

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Medford, Ore. -- Medford Police say a Facebook group helped them locate a missing nine year-old-girl. A member of the Jackson County Scanner Facebook page overheard on the police scanner that there ...

28 January 2015

Police searching for suspect who tried to kidnap boy in White City

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White City, Ore. --- Jackson County Sheriff's deputies are on the hunt for a man they say attempted to kidnap a young boy this morning in White City.Deputies responded to a call shortly after 7:30 a ...

27 January 2015

New law allows Oregonians to invest in small businesses

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- Oregonians now have the opportunity to invest in and be a part of small local businesses. A new law passed on January 15 allows Oregon residents to buy shares from a business with 50 ...

27 January 2015

Medford School District working toward full-day kindergarten

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Medford, Ore. -- The Medford School District is looking to increase kindergarten from a half-day to a full-day at schools in the district. The purpose is to try and make sure kindergartners are prep ...

27 January 2015

Judge declares second mistrial in Medford murder case

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

(Updated 1/28 at 1 p.m.) The judge has declared a mistrial in Jose Valencia's murder trial. This is the second mistrial in the case.  Valencia is scheduled to appear in court on February 9th for a ...

27 January 2015

Graduation rates for 2013 in Oregon rank worst in nation

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Ore. --- Oregon’s high school graduation rate for the class of 2013  is officially the worst in the nation.That information is out of the U.S. Department of Education. While states measure their ...