Articles tagged with: Oregon

24 July 2014

Medford serial arsonist strikes again

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Update: Medford's serial arsonist strikes again. The person is  believed to have started fires at four different locations in just the last 24-hours, all in the downtown area. Medf ...

23 July 2014

Rape charges against Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor dropped

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- The Jackson County District Attorney’s office has dropped rape charges against an Oregon Shakespeare Festival actor. Veteran OSF actor Tyrone Wilson was charged in February with ...

23 July 2014

Report says Oregon marijuana sales would generate $38.7 million in first year

Posted in Local

Ore. -- A new report out shows, legalizing marijuana would raise close to $39,000,000 in it's first year of being taxed and regulated for personal use. The analysis by ECONorthwest reports legal pot ...

23 July 2014

Medford street birth

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- A bizarre incident in Medford around 11:00 a.m. Tuesday morning when police chased a woman who had just given birth.Police received reports of a woman walking down West Jackson str ...

22 July 2014

Lightning causes more than 20 fires in the Rogue Valley

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Weather

Jacksonville, Ore.--  Cindy Furrow experienced first-hand what a lightning storm can do a tree in her backyard took a direct hit. "It was too close to my house. Glad I was home when it happened, ...

22 July 2014

New study shows wildfire seasons getting worse

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A new analysis shows wildfire seasons are getting longer and more devastating. The data released by an independent group of scientists called Climate Central looked at the past 44 y ...

22 July 2014

Man arrested in connection with Ashland gas station robbery

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. --- A man suspected of robbing an Ashland gas station at gun point in February is behind bars. Ashland police arrested Francisco Javier Mercado-Chavez. He is suspected of robbing the ...

21 July 2014

ODF fire lookouts watch for lightning and thunderstorms

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Weather

Soda Mountain, Ore. -- The threat for thunderstorms has fire crews across Southern Oregon relying on lookouts in remote areas. They're perched in higher elevations to report any lightning-caused fir ...

21 July 2014

Suspicious fire in downtown Medford

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Police are investigating whether or not another suspicious fire in downtown Medford is the work of a serial arsonist. Medford firefighters responded to the house fire in an alleyway ...

21 July 2014

ODFW urging public to not take in baby deer

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- This summer, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is running into a big problem: people picking up, what they believe, are abandoned fawns. NBC5's Jennifer Elliott explains why OD ...