Articles tagged with: Medford

16 May 2014

Jackson County voters confused on measure 15-119

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- The May primary election is just days away, but some Jackson County voters said they're not marking their ballots until they get more clarity on the measure that would ban genetical ...

14 May 2014

Medford man found guilty of raping 14 year-old girl

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

(Update 5/15 4:30pm) Today was the third day of testimony in the Perez-Izara rape trial with the parents of the victim testifying, and then closing arguments. 42-year-old Edgar Leonel Perez-Izara w ...

14 May 2014

Medford man accused of beating man to death to appear in court Thursday

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Jury selection is winding to a close and a trial for the Medford man accused of beating another man to death with a golf club is expected to begin Thursday. In 2012 Travis Asbill p ...

14 May 2014

Car theft on the rise

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Keep an eye on your Honda! That's the word from Medford police this morning. The department is reporting a 126% increase in car theft so far in 2014. They say Civics and Accords hav ...

13 May 2014

A new generation with a new set of challenges

Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- A suicide pact on a mountain in Ashland draws search crews, even the National Guard. It happened in April and put one girl in critical condition. Health experts in Jackson County sa ...

13 May 2014

Both sides rally for measure 15-119

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- Supporters of a ban on genetically modified crops rallied outside the Jackson County Courthouse Tuesday. Anti-GMO activists claim a pro-GMO lobby group misled voters and that much ...

13 May 2014

Medford man accused in kidnapping, rape appears in court

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A Medford man charged with raping a 14 year-old girl is in court and faces a judge and jury. A jury has been selected and opening arguments have begun in the case against 42 year-o ...

13 May 2014

Experts warn against leaving dogs in cars

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- With temperatures heating up the Southern Oregon Humane Society is warning people not to leave their dogs in the car. Even if it is just for a few minutes. "It's simple. If you're w ...

12 May 2014

Oregon winemakers warn against herbicide 2,4-D

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- With the heat in the forecast the Oregon Winegrowers Association is selling signs to warn people about 2, 4-D. The signs alert farmers about the dangers the herbicide can have on g ...

12 May 2014

Medford School Board votes on Vibes expansion

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- The Medford School District board members voted 4 to 1 in favor of adding two new grades at Vibes Charter School. They will be adding 50 kindergartners and 50 fourth graders.  The ...