JACKSON COUNTY, Ore — Local and state officials are continuing to address the surge in illegal marijuana grows, through new policy changes and legislation. Jackson County investigators seized and destroyed nearly five thousand plants at a site on the 18-hundred ...

SOUTHERN OREGON — Earlier this evening, a panel discussed the ongoing marijuana crisis in the southern Oregon community. 8 panelists – including local and state leaders, as well as law enforcement and the Jackson County Watermaster – spoke about the ...

WHITE CITY, Ore. – The largest marijuana bust in Oregon history right here in Jackson County. NBC5 News first reported about the drug bust over the weekend now we’re getting more information on this massive bust. Oregon State Police found ...

SOUTHERN OREGON — A virtual forum talking about illegal marijuana grows happened earlier tonight with State Representative Pam Marsh. The forum included speakers from the Oregon Department of Agriculture, the Marijuana Advisory Committee for Jackson County, the Jackson County Sheriff, ...

EAGLE POINT, Ore.- A suspect in a home invasion robbery in Eagle Point late last night is still on the loose. Police say they arrived on scene, as it was happening… And within hours… Had two people in custody. Police ...

JOSEPHINE CO., Ore.- The fight against illegal marijuana grows in southern Oregon continues this week. As commissioners levy what local resources they have against illegal grows, one of southern Oregon’s congressman is bringing the issue to Capitol Hill. The Josephine ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – It’s been almost a week since Jackson County declared a State of Emergency due to the illegal marijuana activity in the area. NBC5 News asked Governor Kate Brown about the declaration. Here’s her response: The Governor takes ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – U.S. Congressman Cliff Bentz was in town Thursday. He met with several local leaders to discuss illegal marijuana in the Rogue Valley. This comes just one day after the Jackson County Board of Commissioners declared a local ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Detectives found more than 15,000 pounds of processed marijuana and over $600,000 after searching two illegal marijuana grow sites. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said on Tuesday morning, numerous law enforcement agencies gathered at a property ...

KERBY, Ore. – A major illegal marijuana bust seized and secured in the Illinois Valley. NBC5 News is learning more about the 200 workers that police officers said were kept in poor living conditions. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said ...

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