MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford police are taking to the skies with a new drone program. The Medford Police Department said three officers have been trained and certified to operate four separate drones as part of MPD’s “Drone Response Team.” According ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The Federal Aviation Administration outlined some new rules for drones that could pave the way for more commercial usage. Federal officials say they’ll allow operators to fly small drones over people and at night. Most of ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Jackson County commissioners met to discuss multiple topics at Tuesday’s study session. The U.S. geographic names board has asked local stakeholders to weigh in on the potential renaming of Dead Indian Creek, Dead Indian Soda Springs, ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — The City of Ashland is looking to get city councilors on board with some new technology for fire season. City Administrator Kelly Madding said they want to bring the idea of thermal imaging drones to Tuesday’s council ...

Jackson Co., Ore. — A local business owner is using his technology and expertise to help law enforcement. His drone is playing a key part in helping Search and Rescue teams bring people home. It’s on a completely volunteer basis, ...

White City, Ore. —  The Jackson County Search and Rescue team is taking rescue techniques to the 21st century, with a drone. Jackson county Search and Rescue was looking for a way to improve search efforts and make things easier ...

Central Point, Ore. — There was a close call last month for a Mercy Flights helicopter en route to Yreka when a drone flew dangerously close to the helicopter’s blades. The incident has sparked a conversation about the growing presence ...

(NBC News) If you own a drone, get ready to register. The federal government will soon require users to register their unmanned aerial vehicles. A task force made up of government and industry representatives will hash out the details, including ...

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