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25 July 2014

Police respond, detonate suspicious object

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Medford, Ore. -- Medford Police and the Oregon State Police Bomb Squad responded to a suspicious package Friday evening. The call came into police at around 5pm Friday evening about a suspicious pa ...

25 July 2014

Witness reacts to arson arrest

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.--  Haley Noel and her sister saw first-hand what an alleged serial arsonist is cable of earlier this week. "There was a fire there and so we were like this is crazy." Noel said she s ...

25 July 2014

Ferguson fire burning near Beatty

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Beatty, Ore. - The 'Ferguson' fire has blackened nearly 200 acres in Klamath County. The fire broke out shortly after noon in the Ferguson Mountain area. Bob Dillon of the Beatty Community Action Te ...

25 July 2014

Police: Arson suspect arrested

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore -- Medford police announce an arrest in their ongoing arson investigations that have gripped the city this past month.  Debra Johns was caught by police Thursday  morning, a big break ...

25 July 2014

Who is Debra Irene Johns, suspected arsonist?

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- NBC5 News spoke with a number of people who said they are familiar with 57-year-old Debra Irene Johns. Medford Police suspect she is responsible for a number arson fires. More than ...

25 July 2014

Toddler crashes Jeep

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Myrtle Creek, Ore. -- A toddler crashed a Jeep into a Myrtle Creek home, then ran back to his own home to watch cartoons.   According to police the 3-year-old boy climbed into the Jeep Tuesday eve ...

25 July 2014

Wildfire breaks out near Beatty

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Update (7/25 5 p.m.) Ferguson Fire update. The fire has threatened 20 homes and residents are under a ready to leave advisory. Estimated growth of the fire is 150 to 200 acres and cause is undeter ...

25 July 2014

What is being done about sex trafficking in Medford?

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Medford, Ore. -- Senator Ron Wyden's working with agencies to stem the rise of sex trafficking in Oregon. Oregon's senior senator led a roundtable discussion with local police and advocacy groups a ...

25 July 2014

Medford woman arrested as suspected serial arsonist

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Update (7/28 3:30pm) Medford Police say detectives were able to determine that Debra Johns was responsible for the small fire in the women's bathroom of the Jackson County Jail lobby on July 24th. ...

24 July 2014

Medford PD ready to catch serial arsonist

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.--  Police and fire crews said they're ready to catch a suspected serial arsonist after 22 suspicious fires have burned since late June. Thursday Officer Richard Renfro was out patroll ...