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Updated at 5:12 PM

One Medford woman died and another was seriously injured in a crash that closed the Gold Hill exit from northbound Interstate 5 Monday afternoon.Pricilla Rose, 49, of Medford, was driving a 2010 Toyota pickup north on I-5 and took the exit 40 off-ramp at a very high rate of speed, Oregon State Police reported. Once on the off-ramp, Rose lost control of the pickup and it smashed head-on into a guardrail. The pickup rolled several times and came to rest upright at the top of the...

Updated at 4:10 PM

Suspicious letters sent to at least 20 sheriff's departments across Oregon — including Jackson County — have so far tested negative for toxic substances, according to the...

Updated at 1:43 PM

With high temperatures predicted to reach as high as 110 degrees in parts of Jackson County Wednesday, the National Weather Service plans to issue a heat advisory through at least Saturday...

Updated at 10:44 AM

Felony arrests

Updated at 9:08 AM

from The Associated Press and local reportsAuthorities are continuing the investigation into suspicious packages mailed to sheriff's offices around Oregon, including one that sent an Eastern Oregon sheriff to the...

Updated Jul 27, 2015 at 6:15 PM

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department was one of several government entities in Oregon that received suspicious packages — some of which contained suspicious materials — that were treated as hazardous materials and led...

Updated Jul 27, 2015 at 5:58 PM

Updated 5:58: The northbound off-ramp at exit 40 to Gold Hill has re-opened after a fatal crash there this afternoon.2:26 p.m.: A single-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 near Gold Hill is expected to cause...

Updated Jul 27, 2015 at 5:44 PM

WHITE CITY — A woman stopped her car Friday night in White City after a car with red and blue flashing lights pulled behind her, but the man who approached her car seemed odd for a cop.He wore dark clothes and sported what appeared...

Updated Jul 27, 2015 at 3:46 PM

The second of two boats stolen from a Rogue Valley business was found Sunday, and police recovered some of the components stripped from the watercraft following an arrest just over the Oregon-California border.

Updated Jul 27, 2015 at 11:54 AM

One of two men suspected of attacking a man who was tending a Union Park community garden last month has been arrested, and police have released the name of the second suspect, who is still at...

Updated Jul 27, 2015 at 10:17 AM

An extended round of triple-digit temperatures are forecast for the region this week, further priming the landscape for wildfires across Southern Oregon. Temperatures are expected to hit 105 Wednesday...

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