Posted at 11:01 PM

The Ashland Main Street Bridge is in good shape, but after some tests Tuesday, the Oregon Department of Transportation said it’s going to get some steel reinforcement rods to stretch out its life. The bridge, a 105-year-old, two-lane, arched span over Ashland Creek on Highway 99 near the Ashland Plaza, was built of concrete and rests on gravel and bedrock.  A crew tested it by driving a 10-yard, rock-filled dump truck over it and, using a “crack gauge,”...

Posted at 11:01 PM

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is investigating two Applegate-area killings that occurred within 12 hours of each other Tuesday and Wednesday. Detectives say the homicides are unrelated. Sheriff Corey Falls said the occurrence is...

Updated at 8:52 PM

Three former Ashland High School varsity football players were given probation Wednesday and ordered to pay $5,000 to a woman they robbed while she delivered pizzas.

Updated at 8:34 PM

On the day he accepted the Democratic nomination for vice president, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine roiled Republican nominee Donald Trump in a big introduction to a broad audience at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Updated at 8:17 PM

KEIZER — State Tournament time is also Medford Mustangs time. The two-time defending American Legion AAA state champion Mustangs successfully opened the eight-team double-elimination event Wednesday by holding off the Area 2 champion...

Updated at 8:12 PM

SALEM — Kaylee Sawyer was walking alone in the middle of the night on the edge of the picturesque town of Bend after getting into an argument with her boyfriend. Police believe she encountered Edwin Lara, a 31-year-old with an...

Updated at 8:05 PM

The prospect of becoming the first two-time champion in the seven years of the American Junior Golf Association tournament at Centennial isn’t likely to weigh heavily on Ziyi Wang. She’s just happy to be...

Posted at 7:20 PM

EUGENE — A federal judge has blocked the Eugene School District from releasing the disciplinary record of a high school senior who doesn't want colleges to know that he was accused of sexual harassment when he was a...

Updated at 7:07 PM

No one except Ryan Murphy and his inner sanctum of ghouls know what the upcoming sixth season of

Updated at 7:03 PM

† If Hillary Clinton defeats Donald Trump in the November election, which I still think is more likely than not, she might end up saving the Republican Party from itself. Follow me here as I unveil what I consider a possible scenario: In the past...

Posted at 6:59 PM

PORTLAND — The Oregon Court of Appeals on Wednesday tossed out the murder conviction of a Tigard man serving a life sentence for the death of his infant son, ruling that evidence from the man's internet search history shouldn't have been...

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