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Medford Police seeks help to ID burglary suspect

Suspect stole a Beatles guitar valued around $2,000. (Medford Police Department) Medford Police are searching for a man who burglarized a downtown Medford business on Saturday. The suspect stole a Beatles guitar valued at approximately $2,000. Anyone with information is asked to call Medford Police

KTVL - 2017-11-16 15:29:50

Medford police arrest teen after threats of school shootings

Police arrested a 15-year-old boy on a disorderly conduct charge for allegedly threatening that a school shooting would take place at North and South Medford high schools today. The agency began receiving reports of the threats just before 6 p.m. Wednesday, with several people reporting about text m

MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 17:20:08

Medford Weather Service office sets 'spot forecast' record

The 3-acre Hugo fire was barely big enough to get a name when it ignited July 19 outside of this rural Josephine County burg, but it still got its own weather forecast. Instead of relying on a general forecast, Oregon Department of Forestry officials asked the National Weather Service for a forecast

MEDFORD MAIL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-17 01:59:03

Police investigate threats against Medford schools

Medford, Ore. - Medford police are investigating threats that were made on social media. According to police they made references to both North and South Medford High Schools. Police are working to locate the individual who posted the threat of a shooting on Snapchat. They say they know who it is. S

KOBI5.COM - 2017-11-16 05:30:03

"Max's Mission" offers free naloxone at Medford Library

A local group is holding a forum Thursday night at the Medford Library for residents in need of overdose antidote medication and training. Max's Mission, a group formed by Julia, David, and Seraphina Pinsky, was created after the death of Julia's son Max who died from an opioid overdose. "There are

KTVL - 2017-11-16 13:28:49

Medford schools talk about suicide prevention

MEDFORD, Ore. - If someone close to you is struggling with suicide, would you be able to spot the signs? That was the topic of tonight's Parent Academy at Central Medford High School. The Medford School District's crisis prevention specialist spoke to the audience about what they can do to help chil

KOBI5.COM - 2017-11-17 06:08:22

Medford police respond to potential school shooting threat

Medford, Ore. - Medford Police says it's responded to several threats involving schools the past few months. The most recent - threats of a shooting at North and South Medford High Schools. According to Lieutenant Kerry Curtis, Medford Police found out about the threats via social media Wednesday ni

KOBI5.COM - 2017-11-17 03:26:45

Local veteran anonymously gifted winning lottery ticket

Emily and Justice Prosise couldn't say thank you enough to the kind stranger who gifted them a winning lottery ticket worth $1,000. (Oregon Lottery) A random act of kindness brightens a veteran's day. Justice Prosise found a Oregon Lottery Scratch-it ticket on his while parked in the veteran parking

KTVL - 2017-11-16 19:14:24

'Catch and Release' deer hunting

It's a few days before the opening of the 2017 Wisconsin deer season, and anticipation is high. It has been since the first leaves began to turn color in September and glimpses of bucks in velvet ignited hunters' imaginations. Since then the anticipation has grown. It has grown at conversations held

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-17 14:36:00

Tribe asks federal officials to look into teen's death at hands of officer

A northern Wisconsin tribe is asking federal officials to investigate why an Ashland County deputy shot and killed a teen on the tribe's reservation. Ashland County Sheriff's Deputy Brock Mrdjenovich shot and killed 14-year-old Jason Pero last Thursday on the Bad River Band's reservation. Bad River

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-17 14:34:00

Ag garden wins national award - again

SPOONER- For the fifth consecutive year, the Teaching & Display Garden at the Spooner Agricultural Research Station was recognized for its educational efforts and creative landscape designs. The first-place award was given by the All-America Selections (AAS) organization in its sixth annual landscap

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-17 14:30:00

Play more, Eat right, Power down

It was a night filled with fun, activity, and education as students and their families enjoyed Family P.E.P. Night - Play More, Eat Right, Power Down - on Thursday, Nov. 9. Starting out with a free meal provided by the Farm-to-School program, the night was filled with fun games and prizes. Activitie

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-16 17:30:00

The Last Revel winds down national tour in Shell Lake

SHELL LAKE-The Last Revel will be finishing up a nation tour with a concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25, at The Potter's Shed on Saturday, Nov. 25. From the budding music scene of the Upper Midwest comes the cutting edge Americana soundscapes of The Last Revel. This powerfully talented trio of mu

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-17 14:43:00

Babies' sleep positioners could be fatal

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Consumer Update, released the video "Do Not Use Infant Sleep Positioners Due to the Risk of Suffocation," and also updated the Baby Products with SIDS Prevention Claims webpage to warn of the risk of infant suffocation with the use of infant s

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-16 14:43:00

Childcare will be offered during Ladies Night Out

SPOONER- Moms Club of Northwestern Wisconsin and Lakeland Family Resource Center are partnering to offer childcare during Spooner's Ladies Night Out on Monday, Nov. 20. "We are a group of moms supporting other moms through friendship, community, and volunteerism," Moms Club said. The Ladies Night ev

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-16 14:39:00

Ice Fishing and Winter Show is Dec. 8-10 at Duluth DECC

DULUTH- Whether a seasoned ice fishermen or new to the sport, the Arrowhead Ice Fishing and Winter Show at the DECC in Duluth on December 8-10 will have something for everyone. The show will feature exhibitors offering one-of-a-kind products that cannot be found at any retail store, including some f

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-15 14:31:00

Plea deal possible for ex-Los Banos priest facing second child-porn case

The trial date has been pushed back for a former Catholic priest from Los Banos facing his second child pornography charge in as many years while he and his attorney mull the possibility of settling the case without a trial. Robert Gamel, once known in the Los Banos community as "Father Bob," was ar

LOS BAÑOS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-17 02:57:00

Ex-Los Banos 1st-grade teacher convicted of child porn asks for house arrest, no jail

A former Los Banos Elementary first grade teacher will serve his time in county jail after being convicted of possession child pornography. Ernesto Cortez, 52, was sentenced Oct. 3 to nine months in jail after he pleaded no contest a felony charge of possession of child pornography. On Thursday, Ma

LOS BAÑOS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-17 03:35:00

Defense seeks more tests for Dos Palos woman charged with 'Satanic' killing of mother

It will take more time to determine if a Dos Palos woman charged with killing her own mother in an alleged "Satanic sacrifice" is mentally fit to stand trial. Court proceedings for 37-year-old Melissa Anne Bal remained suspended Thursday after her court-appointed attorneys requested a second medica

LOS BAÑOS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-17 01:21:00

Car chase, pursuit through backyard pool, leads to Los Banos arrests

Two suspects were arrested on gun and drug after attempting to flee police in Los Banos early Saturday morning. At about 7:06 a.m., Los Banos police officer Richard Mancera was patrolling the area of Mercey Springs Road and D Street when he tried to stop a black Acura sedan with no license plate, a

LOS BAÑOS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-15 01:53:00