Breaking News from Medford OR
Find the latest Medford OR News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.
Pursuit ends with the arrest of two suspects - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said on October 14, a deputy saw a suspicious van parked at a church after hours. The vehicle immediately sped off when the deputy stopped. The driver, later identified as 35-year-old Christopher Michael Rock, swerved toward oncoming cars and law enforcement vehic
Officer involved shooting case to go in front of grand jury | KMVU Fox 26 Medford
Again, D.A. Heckert says that will likely happen next week, but as of tonight nothing’s been scheduled.
Two people arrested after 19-mile, reckless police chase
Two people are lodged in the Jackson County Jail after leading police on a chase - that swerved toward oncoming cars, rammed a sheriff patrol car, and at one point throwing a bicycle into the road to hinder deputies - through rural roadways for almost 20 miles on Sunday.
Truck catches fire on I-5, ignites nearby brush as wildfire danger returns to Oregon
GLENDALE, Ore. - A truck caught fire on Interstate 5 on Monday, and the flames spread to roadside vegetation.
APD: Anonymous tip leads to arrest of domestic violence suspect
A person who contacted police didn't want to give their name, but they didn't have to. Anchorage Police Department (APD) got what it wanted; a tip from the public that led to the capture of 28-year-old Christopher Elving.Police say Elving was wanted on a felony assault warrant for allegedly punching
14-year-old Ashland boy sentenced in mother's murder
Ezekiel "Zeke" Holmes, who was 12 at the time, will remain in the custody of the Oregon Youth Authority until he is 25, Judge Kelly Ravassipour ruled today in juvenile court.
CA Medford, OR Zone Forecast
CA Medford, OR Zone Forecast for Sunday, October 7, 2018—————791 FPUS56 KMFR 071307
The other Chris Rock busted after police chase
Driver Christopher Michael Rock allegedly drove a white Dodge Caravan at high speeds during the 19-mile, 24-minute chase that started in a church parking lot and ended with a foot chase after Rock got the van stuck on railroad tracks off Gold Ray Road outside of Central Point, according to the Jacks
15-acre Fire Burns Near Cave Junction
CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. -- A 15-acre fire is burning in a remote area in Cave Junction.The Oregon Department of Forestry says no homes are threatened. Crews are having to hike in. A helicopter is also in use.The cause is under investigation.This is a developing story.
Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, dies at 65
SEATTLE (AP) — Paul Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates and was a major benefactor of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, has died. He was 65.
Life expectancy varies widely by neighborhood
“That’s a very short life expectancy for people living in that area. It seems like a lot of those folks are dying prematurely of potentially preventable causes,” said Dr. Katrina Hedberg, state health officer for the Oregon Health Authority.
Fire danger level increases on ODF-protected land in southwestern Oregon | KMVU Fox 26 Medford
No debris burning, including piles and debris, burned in burn barrels.No fireworks on forestlands.Exploding targets and tracer ammunition, or any bullet with a pyrotechnic charge in its base, are prohibited.Campfires are allowed only in designated campgrounds. Portable stoves using liquefied or bott
Robbery suspect wanted, deputies ask public to be on lookout
Deputies say that Ricardo Escobar, born in 1993, is suspected of committing a burglary and robbery at the Thunderbird Estates on Falcon Street Thursday.
Klondike Fire roars to life, threatens homes in southern Oregon
Story updated at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 15Oregon’s largest wildfire isn’t finished yet.The Klondike Fire roared to life Sunday afternoon, bringing new evacuations to the small town of Agness east of Gold Beach near the coast.The 170,000-acre fire, burning in rugged terrain around the Kalmiopsis
Pacific Takes Top 25 10.15: Oregon top Pac-12 team in rankings
Alabama 7-0Ohio State 7-0Notre Dame 7-0Clemson 6-0LSU 6-1Michigan 6-1Texas 6-1Oklahoma 5-1Florida 6-1Georgia 6-1UCF 6-0Oregon 5-1 -The Ducks split their North showdowns in Eugene and set themselves up well for the rest of the season. They will get back into the Playoff conversation if they win out f
Arrest log for Sunday October 14, e2018
Rachel Maria Brightwell, 27, on suspicion of second-degree theft, menacing and third-degree assault.
How to prepare for winter weather, now - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2
MEDFORD, Ore.— Although the Rogue Valley is far from seeing winter weather, other areas in southern Oregon have already seen some snow in higher elevations. But as it turns out, the perfect time to get prepared for severe weather might be sooner than you think.
2nd annual veteRUN is a success | KMVU Fox 26 Medford
Honor Flight of Oregon, White Heart Guardian Project, and Mighty Oaks Warriors programs will benefit from the proceeds.
Drug money obtained by MPD put to use in solving crime
"When we intercept that money coming back in, oftentimes people don't claim any ownership to that because they don't want to be tied to any illegal marijuana sales," says Lt. Mike Budreau with the Medford Police Department.
Thousands Lined the Streets for Annual Rogue Valley Pride Parade
ASHLAND, Ore. -- The Lotus Rising Project hosted southern Oregon’s annual Rogue Valley Pride Parade and Celebration in Ashland Saturday afternoon. Organizers said a few thousand people lined up for blocks to see the parade making 2018 the biggest celebration yet.“It's just a big part of my life and