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ODOT: Ice developing on some highways

ASHLAND, Ore. — The weather was making for dangerous driving conditions across multiple areas Monday. The snow showers might settle down, but drivers could feel the aftermath well into the night on the roads. “We lost traction, tried to get traction back …

AAA: Now is the busiest time for holiday travel

MEDFORD, Ore. — 1.4 million Oregonians will travel over the holiday, that’s according to the American Automobile Association. AAA says Thursday is the busiest day of the year to travel, but that didn’t stop travelers in Medford. “I said uh… Houston, we have …

ICE deportation officer arrested for sodomy charges

MEDFORD, Ore.– On September 13, 2018, Oregon State Police Detectives arrested Blake V. Northway, age 55 of Medford, on multiple counts of Sodomy. Northway is a Deportation Officer with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) assigned to the Medford office. The …

Suspect takes refuge in Grants Pass home

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A tactical operation by police Wednesday has people living in a Grants Pass neighborhood on edge. A homeowner says a man wanted by police took refuge in their house off Redwood Avenue. Police blocked off Redwood Avenue in …

OSP captain facing domestic abuse charges

BEND, Ore. – Oregon State Police Captain Bill Fugate was formally charged with two counts of harassment constituting domestic violence. In March 2018 Fugate was placed on paid administrative leave during an investigation into alleged domestic violence targeting his wife. At that …

Bear causes fatal crash on Hwy 26

WARM SPRINGS, Ore.– UPDATE: The Bend Fire Department announced on Sunday afternoon that the motorcyclist killed in a fatal crash was an engineer at the station. Rhett Larsen, 39,  was killed in an off-duty vehicle accident involving a bear and another car. …