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10 June 2015

Crime update from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office

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Jackson County, Ore. -- (News Release from Jackson County Sheriff's Office) Deputies responded to a domestic violence call on Tuesday in the 6300-block of Chaparral Drive, Central Point. Sheri Kay S ...

09 June 2015

Complete strangers help restore blind dog's eyesight

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A blind Australian Shepherd slated to become a service dog can now see thanks to generous donations from complete strangers. Jeniece Sheffield and her little chihuahua Fred, waited ...

09 June 2015

Fire season's first lightning storm leaves firefighters with hands full

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

It was all hands on deck for Oregon Department of Forestry firefighters Tuesday after a storm brought 300 lightning strikes to Jackson and Josephine Counties. But all hands on deck wasn't enough.  ...

09 June 2015

Oregon marijuana laws still unclear

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Oregon is three weeks away from legalizing recreational marijuana...and now lawmakers are scrambling to establish how it'll be done. And while Klamath County has passed a year- ...

09 June 2015

Family displaced after elderly woman crashes car into house

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Medford, Ore. -- A west Medford family is looking for a temporary home after an elderly woman crashed her SUV into their house. Medford Police say the woman confused the gas pedal for the brake ped ...

09 June 2015

UPDATE: Fire crews making progress on Corn Creek fire

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(Updated (6/10 2:45 p.m.) Canyonville, Ore. --- 50 firefighters were on scene today, June 10th, to continue extinguishing hot spots within the 98 acre Corn Creek fire near Canyonville.  The fire l ...

09 June 2015

OSP identifies sheriff deputy who struck pedestrian with squad car

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Gold Hill, Ore. --- Oregon State Police have identified the Jackson County Sheriff deputy who hit a pedestrian with his squad car.Police say the driver was Sheriff's Deputy Jesse Ainsworth. OSP says ...

09 June 2015

OSP investigating death of Grants Pass man

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Grants Pass, Ore. -- A Grants Pass man has died after an altercation with his brother.  53-year-old Steve Messer and his older brother Donald had been in a fight yesterday afternoon when Steve coll ...

09 June 2015

Officials: Approximately 125 lightning strikes on DFPA protected land

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Douglas County, Ore. -- (News Release from the Douglas Forest Protective Association)  A lightning storm moved over the Douglas District Tuesday morning, resulting in approximately 125 lightning st ...

09 June 2015

Dog and owner reunited by Medford Police

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Medford, Ore. --- A dog and her owner are back together after Medford Police brought the dog in. MPD says the dog, Lulu was probably frightened by the lightening on Monday evening when she walked in ...