• LOCAL NEWS

    34 Fires on Rogue River-Siskiyou NF

    34 Fires on Rogue River-Siskiyou NF

    July 30, 2014

    Officials at the U.S. Forest Service are reporting that from fire lookouts and aerial reconnaissance done this morning, they have identified thirty four confirmed fires have ignited on the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest as a result of Tuesday's thunderstorm

    Launch Fire Still Burning Wednesday

    Launch Fire Still Burning Wednesday

    July 30, 2014

    The "Launch" Fire near Fourmile lake is still burning and is gaining heavy fuels because the area is covered with snags and spot fires are occurring. Fire crews are continuing to work on a containment line and also working indirect areas to mitigate hazards.

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  • REGIONAL NEWS

    Rabies Case Confirmed in Lane County

    Rabies Case Confirmed in Lane County

    July 30, 2014

    The first case of rabies so far this year in Lane County has been confirmed. Lane County Public Health says a fox found near a residence in Junction City tested positive for rabies. It is the first animal to test positive for rabies in Oregon this year. The fox was brought to a wildlife center

    4th Missing Ethiopian Athlete Found Safe

    4th Missing Ethiopian Athlete Found Safe

    July 30, 2014

    The fourth Ethiopian athlete who went missing at the the World Junior Track and Field Championships is safe. The University of Oregon Police Department says it found Zeyituna Mohammed in Federal Way, Washington. She was at the residence of an acquaintance. She went missing with three other tea

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  • NATIONAL NEWS

    Ukraine: Mines laid near MH17 site

    Ukraine: Mines laid near MH17 site

    July 30, 2014

    International investigators' quest to carry out their duties at the crash site of the downed Malaysian airliner hit another roadblock Wednesday, as Ukrainian officials warned of possible land mines near the site. Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council claims that "terrorists" -- the term

    TSA Seeking Ideas to Reduce Long Lines

    TSA Seeking Ideas to Reduce Long Lines

    July 30, 2014

    Most travelers know the annoyance of standing in those long airport security lines. Now, the Transportation Security Administration wants to know what you'd do to fix the problem.


  • SPORTS

    Three Mustangs Reflect on Journey

    Three Mustangs Reflect on Journey

    July 29, 2014

    In 2012, NewsWatch 12 featured three young Medford Mustangs pitchers: North Medford's Colton Westfall, Ashland's Steen Fredrickson and Cascade Christian's Isaiah Luzny. Two years later, the three young hurlers reflect on their growth and maturity.

    Head Injury Suit Reaches Settlement

    Head Injury Suit Reaches Settlement

    July 29, 2014

    A game changer for college sports this week. The NCAA reached a $75 million settlement with the NCAA and dozens of college athletes in a Class Action suit over head injuries.

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  • FEATURES

    Medford Event Gathers Women Worldwide

    Medford Event Gathers Women Worldwide

    July 30, 2014

    Rogue Valley mothers are coming together as part of an international event to raise awareness for breastfeeding.

    “Batkid Begins” Movie in-the-Making

    "Batkid Begins" Movie in-the-Making

    July 29, 2014

    A movie producer is making a documentary about 5 year old Miles Scott, his battle with leukemia, and the world's effort to grant his wish of becoming Batkid.

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