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Monday | via KOBI NBC5
NBCs Saturday Night Live sparked a Twitter frenzy early Sunday after it aired a segment poking fun at the infamous Islamic st... Full Story Los Angeles police were months into a pilot body camera program when officers shot and killed a robbery suspect on skid row on Sunday. Full Story 779-5555 This email address is being protected from spambots. Comment?
Friday Feb 20 | via The Ashland Daily Tidings
A 41-year-old Medford man will spend at least 25 years in prison for his role in the 2013 robbery and murder of Ashland resident Frank Damiano, a Jackson County judge ruled Friday. In a courtroom packed with tearful family members of Damiano, Circuit Judge Lorenzo Mejia sentenced Othon Robert Campos Jr. to 25 years to life in prison on charges of murder, first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary, to which Campos had pleaded guilty in September 2014. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 17 | via The Ashland Daily Tidings
Friday, 3:03 a.m. - Police stopped a suspected impaired driver in the area of Garfield Street and Anton Drive. The driver was subsequently investigated by Medford police. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 4 | via The Oregonian
Three southern Oregon men were sentenced in Medford's U.S. District Court this week to federal prison terms for their roles in an identity-theft conspiracy that began with the theft of stolen mail. Senior U.S. District Judge Owen M. Panner on Tuesday sentenced 38-year-old Ryan Juan Pitcher to nearly eight years for stealing mail from postal collection boxes and the mailboxes of businesses and private residences, the U.S. Attorney's Office reported. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 3 | via The Ashland Daily Tidings
A man believed to have given up on a robbery attempt at a Medford Purple Parrot last week before allegedly returning two days later to steal cash and make off in a stolen car has been arrested after fleeing from police twice on Tuesday. August Dawn Mansfield, 27, was in the Jackson County Jail Tuesday afternoon on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, attempt to elude police, possession of methamphetamine, reckless endangerment and reckless driving, according to jail records. Comment?
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