Local

06 September 2013

Is West Medford's Serial Arsonist Moving East?

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

Investigators are trying to determine whether an arson fire on East McAndrews Thursday is the work of West Medford's serial arsonist... exploring new territory. Police say the arsonist has already s ...

06 September 2013

Tulelake City Council Exonerates Police Chief

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

The Tulelake Police Chief could soon be back on patrol, following a vote by the Tulelake City Council. Chief Tony Ross was placed on leave last June, following an apparent complaint of racism. Tulel ...

06 September 2013

Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market Launches Fresh Rewards Program

Posted in Local

The Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market is launching a Fresh Rewards program. It's for Oregon Trail Card holders. With the help of the Ashland Food Co-op, THRIVE, and ACCESS, Fresh Rewards will ...

05 September 2013

Flooding And Hail In Southern Oregon

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

 Photos of hail and flooding in Central Point and Hugo came into the NBC 5 newsroom   At around 3:30 pm heavy  rainfall  dropped dime sized hail and flooding roughly a foot of water. "It was th ...

05 September 2013

Medford Man Suspected of Having Child Pornography On Computer

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

42 year old Rondee Businger is suspected of having child pornography on his computer, he's charged with 20 counts of encouraging child sex abuse, 10 in the first degree and 10 in the second degree ...

05 September 2013

Applegate Residents Collect 150+ Signatures for Petition

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Taking matters into their own hands, residents from the Applegate Valley are urging Senator Ron Wyden to protect their way of life. They've collected more than 150-signatures asking the senator to p ...

05 September 2013

Accused Murderer In Court

Written by Craig Smullin, Posted in Local

The man police say stabbed Medford woman Maria Rodriguez to death Sunday night makes his first appearance in court. Accused murderer Jose Valencia-Gaona was arraigned on a murder charge... and had h ...

04 September 2013

Valencia-Gaona Facing Murder Charges

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

A memorial for 38-year-old Maria Rodriguez sits outside her neighbor's home.      The same place police say a man chased her down with a butcher knife and stabbed her to death.       Neighbors ...

04 September 2013

Siskiyou County Votes in Favor of Secession From California

Posted in Local

The 50 nifty United States no more? If Siskiyou County has it their way it will be the nifty 51.Siskiyou County is the first to jump on board the declaration of secession from California.The first p ...

04 September 2013

Relationship Violence: What Options Are Available

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Police said Maria Rodriguez and Jose Valencia-Gaona had some sort of relationship. While Rodriguez did not have a restraining order against him... "In this particular case, the information we have i ...