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Second Suspect In Ashland Slaying Pleads Guilty

Two men are pointing the finger at each other after both pleaded guilty to charges related to the stabbing death of an Ashland man in 2013.

The Medford Mail Tribune reports ( the second of two men pleaded guilty Monday to charges related to restraining, fatally stabbing and then stealing jewelry from Frank Ronald Damiano.

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Jury Being Selected In Medford Murder Retrial

A man is facing a new trial on charges he murdered a woman outside her apartment in Medford in 2013 in a case that likely cost a newly appointed judge his job in last November's election. The Mail Tribune ( ) reports jury selection began Monday in the trial of Jose Valencia-Gaona, who is charged with murder in the 2013 stabbing of Maria Guadalupe Rodriquez. Read More »

Trial Set For Roseburg Convenience Store Slaying

By Jim McCoy Wed 7th January NewsJohn Joseph Flanniganmurder trial
A trial has been scheduled for the man accused of fatally stabbing and beating a convenience store clerk in Roseburg last September. The News-Review ( ) reports that 27-year-old John Joseph Flannigan goes on trial Jan. 19 on a charge of murder.Read More »

Jury Deliberating Huddleston Case

The case of a man accused of killing his wife is going to a Southern Oregon jury. The Medford Mail Tribune ( reports closing arguments were made Tuesday, setting up jury deliberations in the case of 45-year-old Bourne Huddleston, a former Marine gunnery sergeant. Huddleston testified Tuesday that his wife, Kristy, shot herself. He said it happened iRead More »

Huddleston Trial Is Underway, 9-1-1 Call Played

A former Marine has gone on trial in Medford in the killing of his wife in 2012. The Medford Mail Tribune ( ) reports the first order of business Wednesday was playing a 911 tape of the son of Kristy Huddleston trying to save her life. The boy was then 10 years old.Read More »

North Bend Man Found Guilty of Killing His Wife

By Jim McCoy Mon 27th January NewsAna Lee Hagnermurder trialWayne Hagner
A Coos County jury took less than 30 minutes to find a North Bend man guilty of murder in the shooting death of his disabled wife. The World ( ) newspaper reports Wayne Hagner will be sentenced Feb. 3.Read More »

Accused Murder Accomplice Admits Her Role In Case

By Jim McCoy Thu 31st January NewsAmber LubbersMichael MacCallummurder trial
The woman accused of helping Patricia MacCallum kill her husband admits in court she helped cover up the murder. 27-year old Amber Lubbers is cooperating with the prosecution, and is pleading guilty to being an accessory in the slaying of Michael Christopher MacCallum. Mr.Read More »

Accused Murder Huddleston Requests New Attorney

By Jim McCoy Wed 10th October NewsBorune Huddlestonmurder trial
A Medford judge has granted an accused murderer's request for a new defense attorney. Bourne Huddleston, who is being held in the Jackson County Jail, said he did not feel he was receiving adequate representation from Michael Bertholf and wanted a different public defender. The Mail Tribune reports that Berthold did not object to Huddleston's request.Read More »

Bend Man On Trial For Killing With Baseball Bat

By Jim McCoy Fri 8th June NewsBend newsmurder trial

Prosecutors in a trial getting under way in Bend say a man beat his roommate to death with a baseball bat because of jealousy over a woman. Richard Ward Clarke is accused of murder in the death of 36-year-old Matt Fitzhenry in October 2010.
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Murder Suspect Indicted For Killing Acquaintance With Golf Club

By Jim McCoy Wed 6th June Newsmurder trial

Police say a man beat an acquaintance to death in Medford with a golf club in an unprovoked attack. Travis Donald Asbill was indicted Tuesday by a Jackson County grand jury on a murder charge in Sunday's slaying of Donald William Mack at his home.
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