Medford

Suspect arrested after Medford standoff

MEDFORD, Ore. – Police arrested a man for refusing to cooperate with police after an attempted armed robbery at the north Medford Walmart. At around noon Thursday, witnesses say a man—later identified as 32-year-old Aaron Michael Brown—tried to walk out of the …

Crews initiate heavy attack on new fire starts

MEDFORD, Ore. – A lightning storm that passed over southwestern Oregon Sunday caused an estimated 70 wildfires. The U.S. Forest Service said the thunderstorm had isolated showers that helped dampen some fires, but lightning may have caused smoldering “holdovers” that could ignite …

3 alarm apartment fire in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore.—Fire crews responded to a 3 alarm fire at Valley Pines Apartments in Medford Friday.  The two people who lived in the apartment were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation including one man who was rescued from the third floor …

Medford apartment catches fire

Medford, Ore. – Fire crews responded to a three alarm fire at Valley Pines Apartments in Medford just after two p.m. this afternoon. Once the fire crews arrived, people were evacuated and the flames were quickly knocked down. “As soon as we …

11 arrested during latest greenway sweep

MEDFORD, Ore. – 11 people were arrested in the latest Bear Creek Greenway enforcement effort in Medford. The nearly 18-mile bike and walking path extends from Ashland to Central Point and has long been a haven for transient activity. The illegal camping …

Tools stolen from Habitat for Humanity trailer

MEDFORD, Ore – The Rogue Valley Habitat for Humanity experienced a major setback at a project site in Medford. The organization said one their trailers parked on Humphrey Street was broken into and cleaned out Monday night. Now, it’s without dozens of …
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