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Updated at 5:28 PM

A drug dealer who fired a bullet that went into a neighboring garage was sentenced to two years in prison and will be deported after he has served his time.

Updated at 3:56 PM

A Cave Junction couple were sentenced to community service and probation for their involvement in a Medford brawl that followed a cage fighting event last year. Jacob Jonathan Patrick Miller, 25, will serve 80 hours of community service and...

Updated at 2:25 PM

Two suspects have been arrested after a Thursday morning report of shots fired outside Eagle Point and a subsequent 100-mile car chase that ended west of Diamond Lake only when the driver ran out of gas.  The Jackson County Sheriff's...

Posted Oct 7, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Felony arrests Drugs — Ariel Justine Vargas, 24, of the 900 block of Jessica Court, Eagle Point. Medford police Tuesday arrested Vargas on felony charges of heroin possession and supplying...

Posted Oct 7, 2015 at 11:01 PM

A Medford man allegedly attacked his roommate with a crowbar because he believed the roommate had been sexting his girlfriend.

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 4:38 PM

ASHLAND — A handwritten note that reportedly made threatening statements and was found in a Southern Oregon University building Tuesday evening prompted Wednesday's closure of the Ashland campus.  University spokesman Ryan...

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 4:29 PM

A Central Point man who caused a power outage in Medford in March during a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle pleaded guilty Wednesday to a host of felony charges in multiple cases. Jackson County Circuit Judge Lorenzo Mejia...

Updated Oct 7, 2015 at 2:08 PM

Authorities say the gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college killed himself inside a classroom after two plainclothes officers shot and wounded him. Douglas County District Attorney Rick Wesenberg said at a news...

Updated Oct 6, 2015 at 5:38 PM

Video surveillance of a crime is an invaluable tool for investigators, but it can be difficult to find. Medford police hope to make such footage easier to come by through a new program they have just kicked off. S.C.R.A.M. —...

Updated Oct 6, 2015 at 5:32 PM

A Pulitzer Prize awarded to the Mail Tribune in 1934 was the cherry on top of an odd sundae of items that almost disappeared from the newspaper Monday night during a failed burglary. Kirk Michael Smith,...

Updated Oct 6, 2015 at 6:50 AM

Rogue Community College instructor Beth Quinn had just finished showing a safety video on lockdown procedures that would be instituted in an active shooter case when one of her students told her a family member had just texted about a...

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