southern Oregon

Ride-sharing comes to Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber have officially been approved to operate in the city of Ashland. Ashland city councilors passed the ordinance with a 4 to 2 vote Tuesday. “To people who are without cars to get transportation, …

Man charged in Medford homicide appears in court

MEDFORD — Police arrested 20-year-old Jesse Allen over the weekend after police say he fatally shot his girlfriend. “This poor young woman…she’s dead and she’s dead forever and no amount of remorse can undo that,” said Kristina Wilson, neighbor of victim. Medford man, …

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 …

American Red Cross seeking volunteers

MEDFORD, Ore— American Red Cross is currently holding seven training sessions for volunteers across the northwest this week. With hurricane season not over until late November, the organization says volunteers are needed everywhere. Fifteen people showed up at the Medford Red Cross …