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Journalist sues Oregon city and county over 2020 arrest

Sep. 30, 2022 18:55 PM EDT

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon journalist is suing the city of Medford and Jackson County over her arrest in 2020, saying her rights were violated. April Ehrlich filed a legal complaint earlier this month seeking a jury trial and damages, KLCC reported. On Sept. 22,...

Medford man guilty of sex crimes, victim released from jail

Sep. 21, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A jury has found a Medford, Oregon, man guilty of multiple sex crimes following a trial in which the victim was lodged in jail for nine days to ensure she’d testify in court. A jury found Christian Alexander Sanchez, 30, guilty last week of more than a dozen...

Newspaper in Medford, Oregon, to cease print publication

Sep. 21, 2022 15:21 PM EDT

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — The newspaper in Medford, Oregon, will cease print publication on Sept. 30. The Mail Tribune says it will move to an electronic format beginning in October. “I made a commitment to the Rogue Valley to keep a printed newspaper as long as we...

Bear that attacked woman in southern Oregon killed

Sep. 07, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A bear that attacked a woman in southern Oregon Monday night has been killed, police said. Police in Medford, Oregon, said officers responded to a bear sighting on Tuesday night in a yard in an area near the Monday attack. Officers set up a...

Police: Bear attacks woman, dog, in southern Oregon

Sep. 06, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A woman in southern Oregon was attacked by a bear Monday night while she was in her back yard, police said. Police in Medford, Oregon, said Tuesday that officers responded to a bear attack report at about 8:40 p.m. Monday. The woman told them...