Police Crack Down on DUIIs

MEDFORD, Ore — Medford Police are urging people to think twice before they get behind the wheel this Labor Day weekend.  This is because officers are cracking down on people driving under the influence. On Friday night, Medford Police arrested seven people for DUIIs.  On Saturday night, the same amount of officers are hitting the … Continue reading »

Community Support For Injured Deputy

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls community has stepped up to support the injured deputy and his family as he recovers. Klamath County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Weber was injured in the line of duty after he was shot twice on Wednesday morning. Several organizations and individuals have put together fundraisers, and bank accounts for … Continue reading »

Temporary Closures Due to Siskiyou Fires

YREKA, Calif. – As the fire complexes continue to burn in Western Siskiyou County, more areas become affected. Many mandatory evacuations have been put into place. With those evacuations, comes closures of roads, campgrounds and trails, including portions of the Pacific Crest Trail. These closures are meant to protect the safety of the public during the suppression … Continue reading »

Officer Shoots Woman After Pursuit

ALBANY, Ore. — A Springfield officer shot a woman just outside Albany after she led police on an early morning chase. The woman, from Springfield, is in the hospital listed in critical condition. It all started in Springfield when police officers spotted a stolen SUV. The driver of the SUV, Amanda Gatewood, led them on … Continue reading »

Oregon Named Top Beer-Producing State

ASHLAND, Ore. – Local breweries are getting national attention, after Oregon was selected as having the best beer in America. The list was put together by the website Thrillist. The website listed top breweries from across the state, including Southern Oregon Brewing, Rogue, Deschutes, and Full Sail, and it said no matter where you go in … Continue reading »

Klamath Falls Shooting Suspect Arrested

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The man accused of shooting a Klamath County sheriff’s deputy is behind bars, and a person of interest has been arrested. The incident happened Wednesday on a street outside Klamath Falls. Police had been searching for William Jack Parkerson in connection to the case. Officials say the Klamath County Major Crimes … Continue reading »

Klamath Officer Shot; Suspect Sought

[UPDATE 5:50 PM] The Major Crime team is seeking a person of interest identified as William Jack Parkerson, age 30. Parkerson is a white male approximately 5′ 11″ and weighs approximately 180 pounds. He is bald and has a chest tattoo that reads, “Norte,” and an abdomen tattoo that reads “Under no Law/United Nortenos Locos.” [UPDATE … Continue reading »

Girl Accidentally Kills Shooting Teacher

(CNN) DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. — The Arizona shooting instructor who was shot by his 9-year-old student Monday has died. Charles Vacca was standing next to the 9-year-old girl when she pulled the trigger on an Uzi machine gun. The recoil sent the weapon over her head, and Vacca was shot. He was airlifted to a … Continue reading »

Male Wolf OR-7 to Get New Collar

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Biologists with the Department of Fish and Wildlife plan to capture the male wolf OR-7 to put a new tracking collar on him by the end of the year. OR-7 has traveled all over Oregon and into Northern California, but up until recently, biologists were not planning to re-collar the wolf. … Continue reading »

Naked Man Arrested at Hemp Expo

PROVOLT, Ore. — A 27-year-old Grants Pass man was arrested by Oregon State Police troopers early Sunday morning, following a disturbance at the Jefferson State Hemp Expo in Josephine County. The man was naked and combative and was sedated by medical personnel before transport to a Grants Pass hospital for a medical examination prior to … Continue reading »

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