ANOTHER SIGN OF THIS YEAR'S HISTORIC DROUGHT. THOSE WHO USE WATER FROM THE MEDFORD IRRIGATION DISTRICT WILL SOON HAVE TO FIND ANOTHER SOURCE.
THE DISTRICT SAYS THEY WILL RUN OUT OF WATER AROUND SEPTEMBER EIGHTH. THAT'S ABOUT THREE WEEKS EARLIER THAN AVERAGE.. BUT LATER THAN EXPECTED GIVEN THE DRY CONDITIONS.
THE RESULTS OF A SPECIAL ELECTION ARE IN-- FOUR GOLD HILL CITY COUNCILORS WILL KEEP THEIR SEATS..
THE RECALL WAS SPEAR-HEADED BY GOLD HILL BUDGET COMMITTEE MEMBERS. WHO SAID THE FOUR COUNCILORS DID NOT LISTEN TO CITIZENS.. WHEN THEY VOTED IN FAVOR OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES.. 60 TO 62 PERCENT OF VOTERS WERE AGAINST THE RECALL OF EACH COUNCILOR.
MEDFORD POLICE SAY THE MAN KILLED IN THE POLICE-INVOLVED SHOOTING ON SUNDAY, THREATENED THEM WITH THE SHOTGUN AND MINUTES LATER FIRED AT LEAST ONE ROUND AT AN OFFICER....
TWO OFFICERS FIRED BACK HITTING AND KILLING HIM. CHIEF TIM GEORGE SAYS 52 YEAR OLD STEPHEN MCMILON WAS ARMED WITH TWO MORE HANDGUNS AND SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF AMMUNITION. MCMILON'S GIRLFRIEND SAID HE WAS A DESERT STORM VET AND SUFFERED FROM PTSD.. SHE SAYS MCMILON WAS ACTING CONFUSED AND PARANOID ON SUNDAY...WHEN AN OUTBURST BROUGHT POLICE TO THE HOUSE EARLIER THAT DAY, BECAUSE HE FIRED HIS SHOT GUN -- SHATTERING THEIR SLIDING GLASS DOOR...
JACKSON COUNTY SWAT AND NEGOTIATIONS TEAMS WERE CALLED OUT SATURDAY AFTERNOON IN RESPONSE TO A FAMILY DISTURBANCE.
JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES SAY THEY ARRIVED ON AT THE 3000 BLOCK OF AVENUE E IN WHITE CITY TO FIND 22-YEAR-OLD GLEN ANTHONY DYER THREATENING OCCUPANTS OF THE HOUSE WITH A FLARE GUN LOADED WITH A SHOTGUN SHELL. NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUED FOR TWO HOURS BEFORE SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES SAY DYER GAVE HIMSELF UP. HE'S IN THE JACKSON COUNTY JAIL ON CHARGES OF MENACING, RECKLESS ENDANGERING AND INTERFERING WITH POLICE.
THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO AN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING THAT OCCURED YESTERDAY AROUND 4:30 IN WEST MEDFORD...
THE SHOOTING HAPPENED SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT AROUND 4:30 IN SOUTH WEST MEDFORD. POLICE SAY THEY RESPONDED TO A CALL ABOUT A MAN WITH A SHOTGUN -- WALKING SOUTHBOUND ON CHERRY STREET TOWARD STEWART AVENUE -- WHO WAS ACTING STRANGELY. WHEN THEY GOT THERE, POLICE SAY THE 52 YEAR OLD SUSPECT... STEPHEN ANDREW MCMILON...FIRED AT LEAST ONE ROUND FROM HIS SHOTGUN AT AN OFFICER NEAR STEWART AVENUE AND CHERRY STREET. THAT'S WHEN TWO OFFICERS FIRED BACK -- HITTING THE MAN. HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE. NO OFFICERS WERE INJURED.
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