Local

26 June 2014

Grand Jury rules deputy involved shooting was lawful

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.--  A Jackson County Grand Jury ruled deputies were within their rights to use lethal force in the shooting death of 73- year-old Earl Harris earlier this month in Ashland. Jackson Cou ...

26 June 2014

World Cup boosting local business

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

    Medford, Ore – The United States Men's National Soccer team advances to the knockout round at the World Cup in Brazil.    The morning soccer matches are creating excitement at sports bars ...

26 June 2014

First fish consumption advisory issued at Applegate Lake

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Health

Applegate Lake, Ore. -- For the first time in Applegate Lake's history, the Oregon Health Authority issues an advisory about high mercury levels in some of the fish. "The mercury is probably not new ...

26 June 2014

City officials hold education session on medical & recreational marijuana

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- On Thursday, the Medford City Council took steps to make sure they're informed on medical and recreational marijuana issues. City Attorney John Huttl went over issues of legality su ...

26 June 2014

Update: Historic warehouse fire

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Fire investigators are using heavy machinery to determine what caused a downtown Medford warehouse to burn to the ground Wednesday. Investigators started with an aerial lift to map ...

26 June 2014

Early morning house fire on Bryant Street

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A fire broke out at a duplex home early Thursday morning on Bryant Street. The call came in at about 2:30 a.m. Medford police were the first to arrive on scene and Medford Fire Batt ...

25 June 2014

Medford SWAT training at Rogue Valley Mall

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.--  For the first time Medford SWAT practiced active shooter training inside the Rogue Valley Mall Wednesday night. The swat team trains monthly for eight hours. Lieutenant Mike Burdre ...

25 June 2014

Investigation on hold after three alarm fire destroys building

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The investigation into what caused a historic Medford building to burn to the ground early this morning is now on hold. Investigators said the structure on 4th and N. Fir is so unst ...

25 June 2014

Judge declares mistrial on day 2 of murder trial

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- It was a tense morning on Wedensday, day two of Jose Valencia-Gaona's murder trial. The defense called for a mistrial once they was discovered jury members had an official court doc ...

25 June 2014

Home sellers scam

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore -- Realtors and law enforcement are telling the public to keep an eye out for a potentially dangerous scam.   A sign in the front yard is a great way to advertise a property, but it c ...