A black bear that had wandered into a Medford neighborhood this morning was shot by police. Authorities were notified at around 4-a-m of the animal, who was spotted rummaging through trash cans in the 900 block of Mt. Pitt Avenue. When police arrived, the bear was in a tree.Read More »
Medford Police are looking for a man in his 50s who reportedly robbed the u-s bank on court street in Medford Wednesday afternoon. At 2:42 p.m. the suspect walked in, approached a teller, said he was armed and demanded money. He fled on a mountain bike with an undisclosed amount of money. There were no customers in the bank at the time.Read More »
Steady rains have reduced the Onion Mountain Fire near Grants Pass to a few smoldering stumps. The fire has held at 4,123 acres and is now 90-percent contained.
Mop up efforts will continue today as residual heat was detected along the western edge of the fire.