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Opioid Epidemic Still Affecting Southern Oregon Despite First Responders Carrying Naloxone

MEDFORD, Ore.-- The Medford Police Department said the overdose reverse medication naloxone (or Narcan) has helped officers save lives. Naloxone blocks or reverses the effects of an opioid, like heroin and some prescription pain medications, like hydrocodone or oxycodone. Scroll for more content..

KDRV - 2018-03-19 01:38:00

Oregon Cheese Festival entices and enamors local cheese lovers

CENTRAL POINT, Ore.- Hundreds flocked to Central Point this weekend for southern Oregon's annual celebration of cheese. The Oregon Cheese Festival, in it's 14th year, is designed for people to sample a variety of unique cheeses and wines from Oregon and the greater northwest. For cheese lovers, it w

KOBI5.COM - 2018-03-19 01:29:50

Shooting survivor faces felony charges after eluding police

A man who survived a drive-by shooting near Union Park less than three years ago now faces multiple felony charges alleging he injured three people in a crash near downtown Medford while eluding police. Adrian Alex Enriquez, who turned 25 this week, was arraigned Friday on a grand jury's indictment


Self-Driving Uber Kills Pedestrian in Arizona

Police in the city of Tempe said Monday that the vehicle was in autonomous mode with an operator behind the wheel when the woman walking outside of a crosswalk was hit. Sgt. Ronald Elcock says in an email that the accident happened overnight but did not say whether it occurred Sunday night or Mon

KDRV - 2018-03-19 17:46:00

FBI Looking for Medford Resident Accused of Peddling Meth

Alberto Honojosa pleaded guilty in April of 2016 to charges including the possession of 50 or more grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Hinojosa was set to be sentenced on April 12, 2017. But in January of 2017, Hinojosa took a trip to Las Vegas, Nevada and did not return as planned.


Ski patrol on lookout for missing Mt. Ashland snowboarder

Panorama of Mount Ashland (Jerry Vogt/CC by 2.0) The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says a snowboarder went missing on Mount Ashland Saturday afternoon. The snowboarder went missing around 6 p.m. Ski patrol is searching for the snowboarder by retracing the snowboarder's route. The Sheriff's Offi

KTVL - 2018-03-17 21:00:14

One driver killed in Gold Hill crash

Emergency crews responded to a fatal rollover in Gold Hill late Friday night. A passerby called local law enforcement at 11:14 p.m. and reported that a vehicle crashed into a power pole near the 4000 block of North River Road. News 10's Brian Schnee learned the lone person in the vehicle, an elderly


Fellow officers far and wide honor Malcus Williams

Fellow police, family, friends and acquaintences filled Ashland High School's gymnasium Saturday morning to honor Officer Malcus Williams, 51, remembered for his generous spirit and compassionate approach to policing. Williams collapsed while responding to a domestic call on March 2 and died at a Me

MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE - 2018-03-18 01:19:31

Multi-Vehicle Crash Causing Delays on Hwy 140

KTVL A multi-vehicle crash is causing traffic delays along Highway 140 between White City and Brownsboro. Responding agencies received a call at 9:55 p.m. of an MVC at the Hwy 140/Meridian Road intersection. Tripcheck is reporting the 'westbound' lane is affected with delays anticipated from 20 minu


Body found in Rogue River identified

Gold Hill, Ore.- Investigators with the Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office have identified the body found floating Thursday in the Rogue River as Gary Richard Schultz, 64. Schultz had recently been reported missing out of Marysville, Washington. At the time of the report, it was believed he ma


Assault suspect taken into custody after SWAT response

GRANTS PASS, Ore. - An assault suspect who evaded capture Thursday is now in police custody. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety said on March 15 a man was seen fighting a woman while carrying a machete. Witnesses said the woman appeared to be injured and may have had blood on her. The pair


Ashland Independent Film Festival holds Preview Night

The Ashland Independent Film Festival will announce its 2018 film and event lineup at its Festival Preview Night at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at the SOU Music Recital Hall, 405 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland. This is the first chance to see clips from festival films, pick up the Pocket Guide, and get ins

MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE - 2018-03-18 02:10:55

Britt announces seven more acts for 2018 season

Jacksonville, Ore. - The Britt Music and Arts Festival has announced seven new acts. It's the second of three releases, listing the performances for the 2018 season. "This is second big announcement today," CEO Donna Briggs said. "We're very excited, and ticket sales are going well, very consistent,


Former police officer acquitted in domestic violence trial

A jury found former Rogue River police officer Nathaniel Staller not guilty of fourth-degree assault and harassment on Thursday after a one-day trial. He was accused of injuring his wife, Tonya Staller, in a Sept. 27, 2017, domestic violence incident at their Medford home. He resigned from his Rogu


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


FBI seeks help in locating wanted Medford fugitive

(FBI) The FBI is currently searching for a wanted fugitive convicted of distributing and possessing Methamphetamine. On April 16, 2016, Alberto Hinojoso of Medford had pleaded guilty to possession and distributing 50 or more grams of Methamphetamine. A judge had set his sentencing date for April 12,


Local students burned during science experiment

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. - Three middle school students were injured following a science experiment north of Grants Pass. Rural Metro Fire Josephine County said at about 12:50 p.m. on March 13, three students received flash burns during an experiment at Fleming Middle School. The classroom they were i


Dead man found floating in the Rogue River

GOLD HILL, Ore. - A human body was found floating in the Rogue River Thursday. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said just before noon, a citizen reported seeing a body floating in the water near Valley of the Rogue State Park between Foots Creek and Birdseye Creek. Deputies responded, launching a


Butte Falls Charter School Goes into Lockdown, Student Arrested

School officials called 911 after a 13-year-old student armed with "bricks and various tools" threatened staff members. According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, most of the incident happened outside, after the school had already gone into lockdown. The student's parents arrived and were


Police: Man burned woman's face

A Central Point man is being held in the Jackson County Jail on $1 million bail after police say he burned a woman's face with a butane torch, sexually assaulted her and attempted to strangle her with a drawstring on his backpack. Jamal William Claybourne, 26, of the 400 block of West Pine Street fa